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Glenn Roeder

Glenn Roeder

Glenn first joined the club as a player in 1989 and was club captain over a three year period. He then rejoined the club as manager in 1993 replacing Steve Perryman.

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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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Jordan Parkes

Former youth trainee Jordan had a long association with the club from the age of eight, representing England at youth level and making his first-team debut while still a trainee. He made a single league appearance before joining Barnet in 2010.

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Darren Ward

Central defender Darren made his debut as a 17 year old in a derby game against Luton Town. Despite a serious injury in 1997, he regained fitness to become a regular in the 1999 Premiership team and in Division One the following season.

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Paul Devlin

Winger Paul joined the club early in the 2003-4 season from his hometown club, Birmingham City. His transfer fee and wages were paid for by Elton John.

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Micah Hyde

Midfielder Micah was signed by Graham Taylor in the summer of 1997. He went on to enjoy two successive promotions as the club reached the Premier League for the first time.

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Gifton Noel-Williams

Striker Gifton became the club’s youngest ever goalscorer when he scored against Blackpool in November 1996. He was a regular as Watford were promoted in 1998 and 1999 but suffered an injury which nearly finished his career.

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The Enjoy the Game Interviews

John McClelland: Enjoy the Game Interview

In early March 2009, I headed to Wakefield to meet John McClelland, who had been one of my favourite players, arguably the finest defenders to ever play for Watford. McClelland was interview number six.

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Trevor Senior: Enjoy the Game Interview

In the summer of 1987, Dave Bassett replaced Mark Falco with Trevor Senior, on paper a good signing given his goalscoring record with Reading. Senior’s goals dried up at Watford so
I was not surprised when he did not have a great deal of appetite to recall his time at Vicarage Road but I was very grateful that he spared some time to speak to me on the phone.

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Richard Jobson: Enjoy the Game Interview

Richard Jobson was the only signing Watford made the season after winning promotion to the First Division in 1982. He joined from non-league Burton Albion in the October, and went on to enjoy a long career in the game.

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