UPDATE: East Stand to be called 'The Watford FC Community Stand' and sponsorship is 'very unlikely'

Picture of the East Stand taken last week. Picture: Holly Cant

Picture of the East Stand taken last week. Picture: Holly Cant

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The Rous Stand at Vicarage Road will be renamed ‘The Graham Taylor Stand’ and the Hornets have also confirmed the East Stand will be called ‘The Watford FC Community Stand’.

The Hornets have this evening confirmed they were keen to avoid commercialisation of the new stand so the prospect of a sponsor being included in the title was said to be 'very unlikely'.

The Golden Boys said they announced the changes today because they were planning for next season.

Watford confirmed former owner Laurence Bassini’s claims the East Stand would be named after Taylor, shortly before the Stanmore businessman left the Golden Boys, was a contributing factor in the club deciding to rename the Rous Stand, and not the new East Stand, after the Hornets legend.

The Golden Boys did state they had been considering renaming the Rous Stand after someone immersed in the club’s on-field achievements for some time. They added Sir Stanley Rous’ alleged support of apartheid was another factor in the decision to rename the structure.

The Hornets will hold an official renaming ceremony towards the start of the next campaign, with other associated items around the ground to be changed throughout the close-season.

Hornets chief executive Scott Duxbury told the club’s website: "It’s always been our intention to honour one of the club’s greatest servants and renaming the Rous Stand is hugely appropriate.

"We intend to permanently reserve two seats, for Graham and his wife Rita, within the directors’ seating area in a stand which already contains The Sir Elton John Suite. Both men are synonymous with a special time in the club’s history, so we feel this is a fitting tribute."

On the East Stand, Duxbury told the Watford Observer: "We feel the name aptly reflects the club’s core beliefs and its wish to strive to remain a key part of local community life.

"As The Graham Taylor Stand name comes into being for next season, it is highly appropriate that opposite it will be a stand name reflecting the values he instilled at the very heart of Watford Football Club."

Taylor first became Watford manager in 1977 and famously led the club to the old first division with three promotions in the space of five years.

The Hornets finished runners-up in their first season in the top-flight to qualify for Europe and reached their only FA Cup final to date in 1984.

The Hornets boss left to join Aston Villa in 1987 but after becoming England manager and then taking over at Wolves, he returned to Watford in 1996.

Taylor was unable to stop the Hornets from being relegated to the third tier but after a year as general manager, he again assumed the hot seat and guided the club to back-to-back promotions, with their elevation to the Premier League achieved via play-off glory at Wembley.

Taylor said: "I feel truly honoured that Watford would seek to recognise my time at the club in this way. As everybody is very well aware, I spent a big part of my working life at the club and as part of the town and its community."

He added: "It will certainly feel strange coming to future Watford home matches and sitting in a stand named after myself, although it’s something that myself and my family can take immense pride in. So I would [like to] thank everyone at the club most sincerely for this wonderful gesture."

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8:24pm Thu 1 May 14

demerit says...

Whoopeee! That's catchy.
Whoopeee! That's catchy. demerit
  • Score: -25

8:32pm Thu 1 May 14

rookerychap says...

Tinpot.
Tinpot. rookerychap
  • Score: -31

8:33pm Thu 1 May 14

this is doyley!!! says...

The Community Stand
The Community Stand this is doyley!!!
  • Score: -7

8:35pm Thu 1 May 14

this is doyley!!! says...

The Watford FC Community Stand in association with The Happy Egg company!!!
The Watford FC Community Stand in association with The Happy Egg company!!! this is doyley!!!
  • Score: -24

8:46pm Thu 1 May 14

Bush Hornet says...

The Pozzos just got even better. Respect to Duxbury too. So glad they can resist commercial backing. No one wants a Tesco stand.
The Pozzos just got even better. Respect to Duxbury too. So glad they can resist commercial backing. No one wants a Tesco stand. Bush Hornet
  • Score: 52

8:54pm Thu 1 May 14

kingofpop says...

If anyone isn't happy with the name of the East stand then I suggest they should of offered to pay for it themselves, that way I'm sure the club would of let you come up with a suitably wonderful name for it!
If anyone isn't happy with the name of the East stand then I suggest they should of offered to pay for it themselves, that way I'm sure the club would of let you come up with a suitably wonderful name for it! kingofpop
  • Score: 46

9:34pm Thu 1 May 14

Woodley hornet says...

Like The Graham Taylor stand true respect to a great manager . The new east stand should be called The Sir Elton John Stand . That were the history started uuuuuu horns
Like The Graham Taylor stand true respect to a great manager . The new east stand should be called The Sir Elton John Stand . That were the history started uuuuuu horns Woodley hornet
  • Score: 14

10:24pm Thu 1 May 14

Mad_Hat says...

Well deserved tribute to a great man, end of.
Well deserved tribute to a great man, end of. Mad_Hat
  • Score: 8

11:27pm Thu 1 May 14

VOReason says...

Why not call it the Graham Taylor stand and then keep the Stanley rous stand???

Feel bad it's being renamed even for such a legend
Why not call it the Graham Taylor stand and then keep the Stanley rous stand??? Feel bad it's being renamed even for such a legend VOReason
  • Score: -22

4:08am Fri 2 May 14

demerit says...

Bush Hornet wrote:
The Pozzos just got even better. Respect to Duxbury too. So glad they can resist commercial backing. No one wants a Tesco stand.
Come off it! Commercial backing? That? What firm would want their name on a tin shed?
[quote][p][bold]Bush Hornet[/bold] wrote: The Pozzos just got even better. Respect to Duxbury too. So glad they can resist commercial backing. No one wants a Tesco stand.[/p][/quote]Come off it! Commercial backing? That? What firm would want their name on a tin shed? demerit
  • Score: -16

4:11am Fri 2 May 14

demerit says...

Woodley hornet wrote:
Like The Graham Taylor stand true respect to a great manager . The new east stand should be called The Sir Elton John Stand . That were the history started uuuuuu horns
It would have to be fully furnished then...
[quote][p][bold]Woodley hornet[/bold] wrote: Like The Graham Taylor stand true respect to a great manager . The new east stand should be called The Sir Elton John Stand . That were the history started uuuuuu horns[/p][/quote]It would have to be fully furnished then... demerit
  • Score: -2

4:12am Fri 2 May 14

demerit says...

I know - what about "The East Stand"?
I know - what about "The East Stand"? demerit
  • Score: 0

7:23am Fri 2 May 14

84AGAIN says...

Hopefully the results will improve next season and we don't end up calling it the "last stand"!
Hopefully the results will improve next season and we don't end up calling it the "last stand"! 84AGAIN
  • Score: 4

7:27am Fri 2 May 14

endean2 says...

love the touch--anything to do with Bass, GET RID OF THAT ASSOCIATION.
they know better than anyone what a criminal low life that man is.
love the touch--anything to do with Bass, GET RID OF THAT ASSOCIATION. they know better than anyone what a criminal low life that man is. endean2
  • Score: 14

9:12am Fri 2 May 14

jasonwatford says...

Jamie Hand Stand
Jamie Hand Stand jasonwatford
  • Score: 6

9:15am Fri 2 May 14

Harry's Bar says...

It may be officially named as the Community Stand but I'm sure everyone will refer to it as the New Stand.
It may be officially named as the Community Stand but I'm sure everyone will refer to it as the New Stand. Harry's Bar
  • Score: 3

9:53am Fri 2 May 14

Bush Hornet says...

VOReason wrote:
Why not call it the Graham Taylor stand and then keep the Stanley rous stand???

Feel bad it's being renamed even for such a legend
Don't feel bad. It is a very progressive move to drop the association with Stanley Rous: not even a declared fan, his link with the town was as a school teacher at Watford Boys.

Sorry for a long post below but for those, like me, who were not around for his era and know little about him, here are the bare bones from a bit of background reading I've done:

As FIFA president (1961-74) he was initially well respected for his career as a referee who introduced diagonal positioning between refs and linesmen. He also introduced some coaching stipulations that have survived. But on a world stage he offered little to football except an insistence that he was of upright character, he claimed he would remain apolitical and wouldn't take bribes. He had a very English manner and a nationalistic (some have said racist) way about him.

By the end of his lengthy stint at the top of FIFA people were sick of his inability to move with the times and his wilful dismissal of emerging nations. Most shamefully he went against the wishes of all other African footballing nations and allowed South Africa to compete for a place in the World Cup in spite of their insistence of a whites only or blacks only team. He also did nothing to expand the World Cup beyond the rich, elite nations, mostly European, and offered one place only between all of Africa and Asia in a play off between those 2 continents. Final nail in his coffin as president was allowing Chile to host a qualifier in their national stadium when it was well known that General Pinochet was imprisoning dissidents there and had torture chambers underneath the pitch! Stanley Rous doggedly refused to get the qualifier between the Soviets and Chile moved to a neutral host nation and consequently the Soviets didn't turn up and Chile played out against no one in an empty stadium.

Pele said that under Sir Stanley Rous in the 1966 World Cup, he suffered referees who allowed him to get kicked out of the game. "He selected referees who did everything to cripple me" (Google the Pele GQ magazine interview).

There is plenty on the net about Rous, and you can find a fairly good and comprehensive summary in an article entitled Stanley Rous: Remembered, Reassessed (putnielsingoal.com)
. It's also worth looking at an article about FIFA now and then called: Corruption, Murder, and the Beautiful Game (grantland.com).

I am glad that the Pozzos and Scott Duxberry have cited the apartheid thing as a reason for re-naming the stand. In a few years it will be hard to find anything about Bassini on the net because he's just a deluded buffoon, but Rous is a more serious name and I am glad to say goodbye. I am slightly mystified as to why his name was given to the stand in the first place but if it was an oversight by GT then I will forgive him, as I have forgiven him for Gary Plumley.

As for the name of the east stand as Watford Community Stand, it may not sound grand, but a humble and unpretentious name is just what is needed in this climate. Proud to be a Watford fan. Looking forward to the game tomorrow. Essay over. Love you all. Back to work.
[quote][p][bold]VOReason[/bold] wrote: Why not call it the Graham Taylor stand and then keep the Stanley rous stand??? Feel bad it's being renamed even for such a legend[/p][/quote]Don't feel bad. It is a very progressive move to drop the association with Stanley Rous: not even a declared fan, his link with the town was as a school teacher at Watford Boys. Sorry for a long post below but for those, like me, who were not around for his era and know little about him, here are the bare bones from a bit of background reading I've done: As FIFA president (1961-74) he was initially well respected for his career as a referee who introduced diagonal positioning between refs and linesmen. He also introduced some coaching stipulations that have survived. But on a world stage he offered little to football except an insistence that he was of upright character, he claimed he would remain apolitical and wouldn't take bribes. He had a very English manner and a nationalistic (some have said racist) way about him. By the end of his lengthy stint at the top of FIFA people were sick of his inability to move with the times and his wilful dismissal of emerging nations. Most shamefully he went against the wishes of all other African footballing nations and allowed South Africa to compete for a place in the World Cup in spite of their insistence of a whites only or blacks only team. He also did nothing to expand the World Cup beyond the rich, elite nations, mostly European, and offered one place only between all of Africa and Asia in a play off between those 2 continents. Final nail in his coffin as president was allowing Chile to host a qualifier in their national stadium when it was well known that General Pinochet was imprisoning dissidents there and had torture chambers underneath the pitch! Stanley Rous doggedly refused to get the qualifier between the Soviets and Chile moved to a neutral host nation and consequently the Soviets didn't turn up and Chile played out against no one in an empty stadium. Pele said that under Sir Stanley Rous in the 1966 World Cup, he suffered referees who allowed him to get kicked out of the game. "He selected referees who did everything to cripple me" (Google the Pele GQ magazine interview). There is plenty on the net about Rous, and you can find a fairly good and comprehensive summary in an article entitled Stanley Rous: Remembered, Reassessed (putnielsingoal.com) . It's also worth looking at an article about FIFA now and then called: Corruption, Murder, and the Beautiful Game (grantland.com). I am glad that the Pozzos and Scott Duxberry have cited the apartheid thing as a reason for re-naming the stand. In a few years it will be hard to find anything about Bassini on the net because he's just a deluded buffoon, but Rous is a more serious name and I am glad to say goodbye. I am slightly mystified as to why his name was given to the stand in the first place but if it was an oversight by GT then I will forgive him, as I have forgiven him for Gary Plumley. As for the name of the east stand as Watford Community Stand, it may not sound grand, but a humble and unpretentious name is just what is needed in this climate. Proud to be a Watford fan. Looking forward to the game tomorrow. Essay over. Love you all. Back to work. Bush Hornet
  • Score: 34

11:46am Fri 2 May 14

Chris the Vic says...

Now why exactly would it be necessary to forgive GT for Gary Plumley?

As for Rous it was a long time ago and thinking has changed but he was a real football man. Equally because in the 2nd World War the Italians early on joined forces with their fellow fascists should we ban them from office and was not the illustrious GT the Chairman when we let Red Hat into power and even then GT hung onto office.

Sorry Bush it is another case of political correctness, i would find it much easier to say that one stand was called SEJ and the other GT to reflect recent history rather than a justification based on selective Apartheid, after all we have yet to ban Australia for their wipe out of the aborigines or the States for the red indians, or Britain for their colonisation of a major part of the globe.
Now why exactly would it be necessary to forgive GT for Gary Plumley? As for Rous it was a long time ago and thinking has changed but he was a real football man. Equally because in the 2nd World War the Italians early on joined forces with their fellow fascists should we ban them from office and was not the illustrious GT the Chairman when we let Red Hat into power and even then GT hung onto office. Sorry Bush it is another case of political correctness, i would find it much easier to say that one stand was called SEJ and the other GT to reflect recent history rather than a justification based on selective Apartheid, after all we have yet to ban Australia for their wipe out of the aborigines or the States for the red indians, or Britain for their colonisation of a major part of the globe. Chris the Vic
  • Score: -9

12:42pm Fri 2 May 14

StyeveCut says...

Chris the Vic wrote:
Now why exactly would it be necessary to forgive GT for Gary Plumley?

As for Rous it was a long time ago and thinking has changed but he was a real football man. Equally because in the 2nd World War the Italians early on joined forces with their fellow fascists should we ban them from office and was not the illustrious GT the Chairman when we let Red Hat into power and even then GT hung onto office.

Sorry Bush it is another case of political correctness, i would find it much easier to say that one stand was called SEJ and the other GT to reflect recent history rather than a justification based on selective Apartheid, after all we have yet to ban Australia for their wipe out of the aborigines or the States for the red indians, or Britain for their colonisation of a major part of the globe.
You seem to have overlooked the fact that Rous was a person, not a nation or a nationality. Therefore, yes, he can certainly be criticized for his views and actions as he was personally responsible for them.
[quote][p][bold]Chris the Vic[/bold] wrote: Now why exactly would it be necessary to forgive GT for Gary Plumley? As for Rous it was a long time ago and thinking has changed but he was a real football man. Equally because in the 2nd World War the Italians early on joined forces with their fellow fascists should we ban them from office and was not the illustrious GT the Chairman when we let Red Hat into power and even then GT hung onto office. Sorry Bush it is another case of political correctness, i would find it much easier to say that one stand was called SEJ and the other GT to reflect recent history rather than a justification based on selective Apartheid, after all we have yet to ban Australia for their wipe out of the aborigines or the States for the red indians, or Britain for their colonisation of a major part of the globe.[/p][/quote]You seem to have overlooked the fact that Rous was a person, not a nation or a nationality. Therefore, yes, he can certainly be criticized for his views and actions as he was personally responsible for them. StyeveCut
  • Score: 6

3:52pm Fri 2 May 14

Boosey says...

kingofpop wrote:
If anyone isn't happy with the name of the East stand then I suggest they should of offered to pay for it themselves, that way I'm sure the club would of let you come up with a suitably wonderful name for it!
Absolutely spot on, I honestly believe the Pozzos could not have done anymore for our club within the time they have been here.
We were rock bottom as a club before they rescued us and still people moan.
They have been nothing less than fantastic!
[quote][p][bold]kingofpop[/bold] wrote: If anyone isn't happy with the name of the East stand then I suggest they should of offered to pay for it themselves, that way I'm sure the club would of let you come up with a suitably wonderful name for it![/p][/quote]Absolutely spot on, I honestly believe the Pozzos could not have done anymore for our club within the time they have been here. We were rock bottom as a club before they rescued us and still people moan. They have been nothing less than fantastic! Boosey
  • Score: 6

6:35pm Fri 2 May 14

harrowboy says...

Bush Hornet wrote:
VOReason wrote:
Why not call it the Graham Taylor stand and then keep the Stanley rous stand???

Feel bad it's being renamed even for such a legend
Don't feel bad. It is a very progressive move to drop the association with Stanley Rous: not even a declared fan, his link with the town was as a school teacher at Watford Boys.

Sorry for a long post below but for those, like me, who were not around for his era and know little about him, here are the bare bones from a bit of background reading I've done:

As FIFA president (1961-74) he was initially well respected for his career as a referee who introduced diagonal positioning between refs and linesmen. He also introduced some coaching stipulations that have survived. But on a world stage he offered little to football except an insistence that he was of upright character, he claimed he would remain apolitical and wouldn't take bribes. He had a very English manner and a nationalistic (some have said racist) way about him.

By the end of his lengthy stint at the top of FIFA people were sick of his inability to move with the times and his wilful dismissal of emerging nations. Most shamefully he went against the wishes of all other African footballing nations and allowed South Africa to compete for a place in the World Cup in spite of their insistence of a whites only or blacks only team. He also did nothing to expand the World Cup beyond the rich, elite nations, mostly European, and offered one place only between all of Africa and Asia in a play off between those 2 continents. Final nail in his coffin as president was allowing Chile to host a qualifier in their national stadium when it was well known that General Pinochet was imprisoning dissidents there and had torture chambers underneath the pitch! Stanley Rous doggedly refused to get the qualifier between the Soviets and Chile moved to a neutral host nation and consequently the Soviets didn't turn up and Chile played out against no one in an empty stadium.

Pele said that under Sir Stanley Rous in the 1966 World Cup, he suffered referees who allowed him to get kicked out of the game. "He selected referees who did everything to cripple me" (Google the Pele GQ magazine interview).

There is plenty on the net about Rous, and you can find a fairly good and comprehensive summary in an article entitled Stanley Rous: Remembered, Reassessed (putnielsingoal.com)

. It's also worth looking at an article about FIFA now and then called: Corruption, Murder, and the Beautiful Game (grantland.com).

I am glad that the Pozzos and Scott Duxberry have cited the apartheid thing as a reason for re-naming the stand. In a few years it will be hard to find anything about Bassini on the net because he's just a deluded buffoon, but Rous is a more serious name and I am glad to say goodbye. I am slightly mystified as to why his name was given to the stand in the first place but if it was an oversight by GT then I will forgive him, as I have forgiven him for Gary Plumley.

As for the name of the east stand as Watford Community Stand, it may not sound grand, but a humble and unpretentious name is just what is needed in this climate. Proud to be a Watford fan. Looking forward to the game tomorrow. Essay over. Love you all. Back to work.
My memory is hazy about the original naming also, although I believe a suggestion to name it after Elton was turned down by the man himself. In hindsight maybe the Cliff Holton or Ken Furphy stand would have been more appropriate given the significance of those guys in the 60's.
However agree that Rous is no longer appropriate & well done to the current owners/management for this initiative.
[quote][p][bold]Bush Hornet[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]VOReason[/bold] wrote: Why not call it the Graham Taylor stand and then keep the Stanley rous stand??? Feel bad it's being renamed even for such a legend[/p][/quote]Don't feel bad. It is a very progressive move to drop the association with Stanley Rous: not even a declared fan, his link with the town was as a school teacher at Watford Boys. Sorry for a long post below but for those, like me, who were not around for his era and know little about him, here are the bare bones from a bit of background reading I've done: As FIFA president (1961-74) he was initially well respected for his career as a referee who introduced diagonal positioning between refs and linesmen. He also introduced some coaching stipulations that have survived. But on a world stage he offered little to football except an insistence that he was of upright character, he claimed he would remain apolitical and wouldn't take bribes. He had a very English manner and a nationalistic (some have said racist) way about him. By the end of his lengthy stint at the top of FIFA people were sick of his inability to move with the times and his wilful dismissal of emerging nations. Most shamefully he went against the wishes of all other African footballing nations and allowed South Africa to compete for a place in the World Cup in spite of their insistence of a whites only or blacks only team. He also did nothing to expand the World Cup beyond the rich, elite nations, mostly European, and offered one place only between all of Africa and Asia in a play off between those 2 continents. Final nail in his coffin as president was allowing Chile to host a qualifier in their national stadium when it was well known that General Pinochet was imprisoning dissidents there and had torture chambers underneath the pitch! Stanley Rous doggedly refused to get the qualifier between the Soviets and Chile moved to a neutral host nation and consequently the Soviets didn't turn up and Chile played out against no one in an empty stadium. Pele said that under Sir Stanley Rous in the 1966 World Cup, he suffered referees who allowed him to get kicked out of the game. "He selected referees who did everything to cripple me" (Google the Pele GQ magazine interview). There is plenty on the net about Rous, and you can find a fairly good and comprehensive summary in an article entitled Stanley Rous: Remembered, Reassessed (putnielsingoal.com) . It's also worth looking at an article about FIFA now and then called: Corruption, Murder, and the Beautiful Game (grantland.com). I am glad that the Pozzos and Scott Duxberry have cited the apartheid thing as a reason for re-naming the stand. In a few years it will be hard to find anything about Bassini on the net because he's just a deluded buffoon, but Rous is a more serious name and I am glad to say goodbye. I am slightly mystified as to why his name was given to the stand in the first place but if it was an oversight by GT then I will forgive him, as I have forgiven him for Gary Plumley. As for the name of the east stand as Watford Community Stand, it may not sound grand, but a humble and unpretentious name is just what is needed in this climate. Proud to be a Watford fan. Looking forward to the game tomorrow. Essay over. Love you all. Back to work.[/p][/quote]My memory is hazy about the original naming also, although I believe a suggestion to name it after Elton was turned down by the man himself. In hindsight maybe the Cliff Holton or Ken Furphy stand would have been more appropriate given the significance of those guys in the 60's. However agree that Rous is no longer appropriate & well done to the current owners/management for this initiative. harrowboy
  • Score: 1

6:42pm Fri 2 May 14

harrowboy says...

StyeveCut wrote:
Chris the Vic wrote:
Now why exactly would it be necessary to forgive GT for Gary Plumley?

As for Rous it was a long time ago and thinking has changed but he was a real football man. Equally because in the 2nd World War the Italians early on joined forces with their fellow fascists should we ban them from office and was not the illustrious GT the Chairman when we let Red Hat into power and even then GT hung onto office.

Sorry Bush it is another case of political correctness, i would find it much easier to say that one stand was called SEJ and the other GT to reflect recent history rather than a justification based on selective Apartheid, after all we have yet to ban Australia for their wipe out of the aborigines or the States for the red indians, or Britain for their colonisation of a major part of the globe.
You seem to have overlooked the fact that Rous was a person, not a nation or a nationality. Therefore, yes, he can certainly be criticized for his views and actions as he was personally responsible for them.
Blimey Chris, did not expect such comments from you. Let's stick to football and s8d the politics or political correctness.

We started the season with a 6-0 so here's to another one tomorrow - sorry Huddersfield - so we can finish a frustrating season with a smile on our faces.

If Troy is to leave as many speculate - but not sure I agree - what better way to say goodbye than take Player of the Year and sign off with a hat trick!

Come on you Horns
[quote][p][bold]StyeveCut[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Chris the Vic[/bold] wrote: Now why exactly would it be necessary to forgive GT for Gary Plumley? As for Rous it was a long time ago and thinking has changed but he was a real football man. Equally because in the 2nd World War the Italians early on joined forces with their fellow fascists should we ban them from office and was not the illustrious GT the Chairman when we let Red Hat into power and even then GT hung onto office. Sorry Bush it is another case of political correctness, i would find it much easier to say that one stand was called SEJ and the other GT to reflect recent history rather than a justification based on selective Apartheid, after all we have yet to ban Australia for their wipe out of the aborigines or the States for the red indians, or Britain for their colonisation of a major part of the globe.[/p][/quote]You seem to have overlooked the fact that Rous was a person, not a nation or a nationality. Therefore, yes, he can certainly be criticized for his views and actions as he was personally responsible for them.[/p][/quote]Blimey Chris, did not expect such comments from you. Let's stick to football and s8d the politics or political correctness. We started the season with a 6-0 so here's to another one tomorrow - sorry Huddersfield - so we can finish a frustrating season with a smile on our faces. If Troy is to leave as many speculate - but not sure I agree - what better way to say goodbye than take Player of the Year and sign off with a hat trick! Come on you Horns harrowboy
  • Score: 2

3:32am Sat 3 May 14

kathy_in_adelaide says...

I feel it would be appropriate to acknowledge Sir Elton further, either later in the 2014/15 season or the following season, giving suitable time for the much deserved accolade to Graham Taylor to occur.
Possibly:-
The Rookery where Elton watched his beloved Hornets
The South West Corner (a less likely option0
or expanded Elton John Suite in the Graham Taylor Stand.
I feel it would be appropriate to acknowledge Sir Elton further, either later in the 2014/15 season or the following season, giving suitable time for the much deserved accolade to Graham Taylor to occur. Possibly:- The Rookery where Elton watched his beloved Hornets The South West Corner (a less likely option0 or expanded Elton John Suite in the Graham Taylor Stand. kathy_in_adelaide
  • Score: 0

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