Watford Legends

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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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Trevor How

Defender Trevor joined Watford as a schoolboy in 1971, and was given his debut in early 1975 by Mike Keen. He was part of the squad under Graham Taylor that won promotion out of Division Four and Division Three in consecutive seasons.

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Alec Chamberlain

Goalkeeper Alec signed in the summer of 1996 for just £40,000 from Sunderland. He went on to enjoy more than 20 years at the club as a player and then coach.

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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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Scott Loach

England u21 goalkeeper Scott joined Watford as a youngster from Lincoln City and conceded the “ghost goal” against Reading on his league debut in 2008.

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Rick Holden

Winger Rick was signed in 1988 when Watford were in the old First Division. He stayed for a year and a half before joining Oldham Athletic in 1989.

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Pat Rice

Northern Ireland international defender Pat signed for Watford in 1980, becoming club captain and helping secure the club’s first promotion to the top flight.

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The Enjoy the Game Interviews

Paul Franklin: Enjoy the Game Interview

FA Youth Cup winner Paul Franklin made his Football League debut in the 2-1 win against league champions Liverpool on the final day of the 1982-83 season, and had began to establish himself in the first team, only to suffer a knee injury that led to three operations in quick succession and which curtailed a very promising career.

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Lee Sinnott: Enjoy the Game Interview

I met Lee Sinnott at Wooley Edge Services near Wakefield as he headed to an evening training session with his players at Bradford Park Avenue. He is one of only 12 men to have played in an FA Cup final for Watford and at 18 he was the youngest. Sinnott was quick, athletic and versatile, and many supporters will remember his prodigious long throw-in.

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