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Kevin Phillips was on target as Watford played their first game in front of the new Rookery Stand 19 years ago today
Updated 10:17am Tuesday 22nd April 2014 in Latest Sport
Saturday, April 22, 1995
Watford played out a low-key 1-0 victory over Bristol City at Vicarage Road, with newly-unearthed goalscorer Kevin Phillips heading his seventh goal in his 13th appearance for the club.
The game was the first played in front of a completed Rookery Stand, which had been constructed during the season at a cost of £1.6 million.
The result confirmed Bristol City's relegation to the third tier; Watford finished seventh having won 11 of their final 15 home games but followed City a year later.
Reproduced by kind permission of Matt Rowson from his book, Watford FC On This Day
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