WATFORD

 

To be written

Famous Players : - Ross Jenkins, Barry Stagecoach, Luther Blissett, Ray Train, Michael Bicycle, 

Famous Fans : - Elton John (musician)

 

Club Records


Formed 1891

Turned Professional 1897

Became a Limited Company 1909

Former names -

Previous grounds Vicarage Meadow, Rose and Crown Meadow   1883-1889 
Colney Butts          1889-1890
Cassio Road          1899-1922 

Nickname "The HORNETS"

Record Premier League Win 3 - 1   v  Middlesbrough (Home)   24.10.1999

Record Premier League Defeat 0 - 5   v  Wimbledon   
(Away)    4.12.1999

Record Football League Win 8-0  v Sunderland
Div. 1       25.8.1992

Record Football League Defeat 1-8 v Crystal Palace
Div. 4        23.9.1959

Record Cup Win 10-1  Lowestoft Town 
FAC R1      27.11.1926

Record Cup Defeat 0-10  Wolverhampton Wanderers 
FAC R1r      24.1.1912

Record Fee Paid 2,250,000 to Tottenham Hotspur for Allan NIELSEN  (August 2000)

Record Fee Received 550,000 from AC Milan for Luther BLISSETT (August 1984)

Record Football League Appearances 415 -  Luther BLISSETT  (1976-1983, 1984-88, 1991-92)

Record Premier League Appearances 33 -  Micah HYDE (1999-2000)

Record Premier League goal-scorer 6  -  Heidar HELGUSON (1999-2000)

Record goal-scorer in a Premier League season 6  -  Heidar HELGUSON (1999-2000)

Record goal-scorer in a season 42  -  Cliff HOLTON 
(Div. 4  - 1959-1960)

Record all-time goal-scorer  145  Luther BLISSETT (1975-83, 1984-88, 1991-92)

Record Attendance (all-time) 34,099 v  Manchester United FAC R4r  3.2.1969

Record Premier League Attendance 21,590   v  Sunderland   27.11.1999

Record total of goals in a Premier League season 30 - 1999-2000, 38 games  

Record Premier League points total 20  -  1999-2000, 38 games

Record total of goals in a League season 92  -  1959-60     Division 4

Record  League points total 88 -  1997-98    Division 2

Most Capped player while at club John BARNES  -  31 (England)

Kenny JACKETT  -  31  (Wales)


 

Stadium details

Address :  Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford WD1 8ER

Telephone :  01923 496000
01923 496010  (Box Office)
 0891 104104  (News)
01923 496010  (Ticketline)
Fax :  01923 496001

Capacity :  22,000
Pitch size :  115 yards  x  75 yards
Official website :  www.watfordfc.co.uk 
Unofficial website : 

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