Watford beat Swindon Town in one of the last fixtures at Cassio Road

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Saturday, March 20, 1920

Swindon Town were the visitors for one of the last Southern League fixtures at Cassio Road.

With boils keeping Ted Bassett out, Frank Hoddinott came in at outside-right and he opened the scoring with his first goal at Cassio Road, a long-range shot that according to the Watford Observer "broke at the last like a cunning delivery from a first class bowler."

Bob Barnshaw and Charlie White added goals in an unflattering 3-1 victory.

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

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