An FA Cup sequence comes to an end as Watford lose to Nottingham Forest

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Sunday, February 19, 1989

Goals from Neil Webb, Lee Chapman and Brian Laws dumped Watford out of the FA Cup fifth round stage as Brian Clough's Nottingham Forest won a televised game 3-0 at Vicarage Road.

The tie represented the Hornets' eighth consecutive appearance at this stage of the competition, but their last for five seasons.

Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day

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