There are players who are more readily identifiable with Watford in the 1960s but arguably none went on to achieve the level of acclaim as Tony Currie.

The attacking midfielder had been released Chelsea when he arrived at Vicarage Road in 1966 to complete his apprenticeship. He turned professional in May 1967 and four months later was to explode into the consciousness of Watford fans, scoring six goals in his first four league appearances.

Currie was to make just 14 more appearances for Watford before he was sold shortly after his 18th birthday for a fee of £26,500 to the club where he was ultimately recognised as their greatest-ever player and have a stand named after him, Sheffield United.

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The 17-capped England international features this week as thanks to the Watford Treasury, who have been digging back through the archives, we continue our look back through some of the Watford FC images from that decade.

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The Watford players take a dip during a training trip to Jersey

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Keith Eddy in action against Oxford United

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The Watford players in training

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Richard 'Dixie' Hale was an influential member of Ken Furphy's 1968 promotion-winning side

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Manager Ken Furphy enjoys a relaxing drink with some of his players

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Barry Endean in action

Yellow Black & Red! is a new monthly publication from The Watford Treasury.

Lighter in tone, it's a look at our love of Watford from a more personal perspective than found within its 'bigger brother'. As one would expect from The Watford Treasury, it is rich in imagery and features some fantastic writing.

Available from the Hornets Shop, Watford Museum or mail order (post free) YBR! is priced at just £3 and is sure to interest any Watford supporter.