Andrei Stepanov made Watford history in a draw with Southampton six years ago today

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Watford entertained Southampton in a relegation battle at Vicarage Road.

The home side appeared to have secured a valuable 2-1 victory before the visitors' Jan-Paul Saeijs scored a remarkable 30-yard free-kick to equalise with a minute to play.

In replacing Tamas Priskin a minute earlier, Andrei Stepanov set a new record; his is the briefest Watford career of any player to have made it onto the pitch.

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

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2:42pm Mon 7 Apr 14

MainStandShambles says...

Well i never and i thought it was only five years ago !
Well i never and i thought it was only five years ago ! MainStandShambles
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7:54pm Mon 7 Apr 14

MainStandShambles says...

Well done Wobby for changing the headline after my little dig at your arithmetic.
Well done Wobby for changing the headline after my little dig at your arithmetic. MainStandShambles
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11:05pm Mon 7 Apr 14

gloryhornet4 says...

I see Southampton dropped Dia for that game!
I see Southampton dropped Dia for that game! gloryhornet4
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