Watford Legends

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Steve Harrison

Steve Harrison

Steve played, coached and managed Watford between 1978 and 1990. He was part of the successful coaching team in the 1980s under Graham Taylor.

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John Barnes

Arguably the finest player ever to play for Watford, John joined Watford at the age of 17 after being spotted playing for non-league Sudbury Court. He went on to make nearly 300 appearances for the club over six seasons, before joining Liverpool in 1987.

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Ross Jenkins

Locally born midfielder Ross was at Watford from the age of nine, breaking into the first team while still a scholar. He became a regular in the side under Brendan Rodgers but after the Pozzo takeover he found opportunities harder to come by.

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Leigh Bromby

Yorkshireman Leigh was a deadline day signing from Sheffield United in 2008 as Aidy Boothroyd looked to bolster a team looking for promotion.

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Kenny Jackett

Kenny came through the youth ranks and played for Watford between 1980 and 1990 before retiring with a knee injury. He then held various coaching roles at the club, including managing the first team for one season.

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Steve Harrison

Steve played, coached and managed Watford between 1978 and 1990. He was part of the successful coaching team in the 1980s under Graham Taylor.

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Neil Price

Defender Neil played less than twenty games for Watford yet they included some of the biggest games in the club’s history. He later returned to set up the Former Players Association.

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The Enjoy the Game Interviews

Nigel Gibbs: Enjoy the Game Interview

Nigel Gibbs was the third person interviewed for Enjoy the Game. At the time he was on the coaching staff at Reading and so I made the short trip to Berkshire and met him in the canteen at the club’s training ground.

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Glyn Hodges: Enjoy the Game Interview

Another trip to the north-west meant I could schedule a couple of interviews back-to-back. First up I travelled to Manchester City’s training ground to speak to Glyn Hodges. He was fun to listen to the first person I spoke to who had not signed for Taylor and so his perspective on Bassett’s takeover was interesting.

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Eric Steele: Enjoy the Game Interview

I spoke to Eric Steele at Manchester United’s training ground one afternoon in May. Steele was one of a batch of signings Graham Taylor made shortly after he’d reached the Second Division in 1979 and although he lost his place, he was there as the club rose through the divisions and had some interesting things to say.

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