|Season 2006-07 Result|
| King 52 (pen).
| K.Dyer 29.
|Date: 13/05/2007 Venue: Vicarage Road Stadium Competition: Premiership|
|Match Report||Submitted on 11/06/2007 by ?|
|This was the first and last game in charge for the caretaker management duo of Nigel Pearson and Lee Clark. Not since that emotional evening at Blundell Park in 1993 have we won our last game of the season. The stats show one win in our last ten Premiership outings, four goals and seven points out of a possible 30.
Our final placing of thirteenth position in the table makes for awkward reading - Bolton taking the final UEFA Cup spot with a thirteen point advantage over us, while Intertoto-bound Blackburn amassed nine more than Newcastle. But it's towards the bottom of the Premiership that things get really uncomfortable - Sheffield United slipping away with just five points fewer than our measly 43.
On 29mins Solano's through pass from the right was missed by Bangura, allowing Dyer to tiptoe through unmolested and slip the ball under Foster at the Rookery End of the ground (aka the Allotments for older readers). 1-0 to The Toon. A harsh penalty was awarded by referee Styles on 52 mins, who adjudged that Butt had handled the ball when it was blasted at him from point blank range on the byline by Adrian Mariappa, saw Watford equalise. Marlon King sent Given the wrong way from the spot.
So thatís the end of another fruitless season, roll on the next!