Date: 28th April 2006 at 11:50am
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According to the result of Vital Watford?s online poll, Watford fans would like their team to face Leeds in the play-off semi-final.

With Leeds being the ?out-of ?form? side going into the play-offs, over half of fans who voted said they would like to face Kevin Blackwell?s side. The West Yorkshire outfit have only took five points from a possible 18 in their last six games, scoring only four goals.

However, Leeds have the slight edge over Watford this season, playing out a goalless draw at Vicarage Road in October and beating nine-men Watford in controversial circumstances at Elland Road in February.

A quarter of fans who voted stated that they would like to meet Preston North End in the semi-finals. Preston won at Vicarage Road on the opening day of the season but were held to a 1-1 draw by Watford in October at Deepdale. Preston go into the play-offs as the form team, amassing a total of 16 points out of a possible 18 in recent games.

Under a fifth of fans who voted said that they would like to face Crystal Palace in the semi?s. Free-spending Iain Dowie?s outfit have beat the Golden Boys on two occasions this season, a controversial penalty saw Palace take three points at Vicarage Road in December whilst the Eagles beat Watford at Selhurst in March courtesy of two own-goals. They have collected eight points out of a possible 18 in their last six outings.



Poll results in full:


Who do you want in the play-offs?


Crystal Palace 18%

Leeds United 56%

Preston North End 26%