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On this date in Watford FC's history
5:30am Wednesday 1st January 2014 in Latest Sport
Thursday, January 1, 1920
Sir Spencer Lister MRCS LRCP was awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list for his work in bacteriology.
Some 20 years earlier, working at St Bartholomew's Hospital, he had captained Watford's reserve and appeared on the left wing in the Southern League for the senior side as simply Frederick Lister.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day
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