Luther Blissett broke Duncan Welbourne's Watford appearance record at Newcastle United 23 years ago today

On this date in Watford FC history

On this date in Watford FC history

First published in Watford FC News
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Saturday, August 24, 1991

Watford's first away trip of the season took them to St. James' Park to face Newcastle United.

Luther Blissett's appearance in the line-up set a new club record, taking him past Duncan Welbourne's record 457 appearances for the club.

He got on the scoresheet too, getting a kick in the face for his trouble after Peter Nicholas had earlier equalised Andy Hunt's opening goal. The game finished 2-2.

Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book,Watford FC On This Day

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8:07am Sun 24 Aug 14

Andrew1963 says...

1991 - 2014, how many years? And they say GCSE maths has improved this year!
1991 - 2014, how many years? And they say GCSE maths has improved this year! Andrew1963
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