Many Watford fans have to sacrifice a lot in their lives to follow the glory hornets week in and week out. You may miss special events to travel up to Doncaster or not little Johnny a birthday present because you want the latest shirt.
What does every Watford fan need before heading off on a trip into Europe?
Alan Cozzi is a Watford Legend, but many Watford fans wouldn’t recognise him if he walked past them or they may not even know his name.
It was a school holidays in the late 80’s, and the junior hornets, then run by the legendary Ann Swanson, were on a day trip to Highbury. I was on the trip and we’d enjoyed a tour of the stadium, hearing the horse and cart ghost story, and a game of football in the JVC centre – an indoor sports hall in the depths of Highbury.
We’ve been searching for 100 that define Watford FC for a while now. It’s a wonderful list, and full of some fantastic personal stories from fans. So as we head towards our 50 Objects mark, we want to know what MUST we include in the list? The aim of Watford in 100 objects has always been […]
The 1982/83 season will undoubtedly be remembered by Watford fans as the Hornets’ historic first season in the top flight, but it also marked the opening of Watford Stadium Rail Station, a facility that opened in December 1982.
Lloyd Doyley has the record number of guest appearances on From The Rookery End – 5, followed by Martin Taylor and Nick Cox on 3. Whilst Nick was in charge of Watford’s Academy we had him on to tells us about how it all works on a few occasions. He was always a great guest […]
I’ll be honest, I was quite excited at the list of names coming in to Vicarage Road over the summer of 2001. Vega, Hughes, Glass, Gayle. All players with Premier League experience. Add to that the exotic (for Watford) Galli & Blondeau and expectations were high going into the season. Of course, led by the […]
This object is Peter Birch’s wedding ring. Yes, technically there are two of them, but he is currently using one of them. I meet Peter the night before the play off final against Crystal Palace as he was over from Norway, where he now lives, to see the big game. He told me why his wedding rings are so special to Watford, a specific team and and specific result.
Seen over Vicarage Road by Aidy Boothroyd “Unbelievable” said Chris Kamara. I suppose the fact that he was with us on that sunny Saturday in September 2008 meant that something unusual was bound to happen. It had already gone a bit weird when the experienced Estonian Mart Poom was forced off injured to be replaced […]