August 01, 1970,
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.
November 1st 1984
A product of the club’s academy, David James built a reputation as a talented young keeper during his time at Watford and made his debut for the Hornets aged 20.
His strong physique and impressive athletic abilities allowed him to seamlessly make the transition from youth-team to first-team football having been suddenly promoted to the first-team at the start of the 1990/91 campaign.
After two seasons at Vicarage Road and winning the club’s Player of the Season award in his debut season, James left the club going onto achieve impressive feats throughout his career picking up 53 England caps, one League Cup and one FA Cup.