Enjoy The Game

Enjoy The Game

Enjoy The Game

Watford Football Club

The Story of the Eighties by Lionel Birnie
Published in October 2010



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It’s a very, very good book – Graham Taylor 


In 1977 Elton John and Graham Taylor drew up a  ten-year plan to reach the First Division.  They did it in five…

Watford challenged the giants of English football in the Eighties. They were runners-up to Liverpool, played in Europe and reached the FA Cup final.

It was an astonishing decade when dreams kept coming true. We thought it  could last forever.

In Enjoy the Game, Lionel Birnie has interviewed the people who made it all happen. From Graham Taylor to Luther Blissett, Nigel Callaghan to Wilf Rostron – let them tell the behind-the-scenes story of the decade.

Read the story of how Lionel wrote Enjoy the Game