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Since the podcast started in 2010, our monthly editions have looked back at a series of matches. We like to reflect and look at a developing stories that develop over a few games, not pick every game to pieces.

The From the Rookery End podcasts are the hub of this site; all our previous podcasts are available here.

A Pothole Ridden Road to Safety (10.35)

No game? No problem! Jon, Jas and Mike made the most of the winter break and got together to talk about Watford’s chances for the rest of the season while also running the rule over the Hornet’s recently released accounts. The boys are also joined by The Athletic’s correspondents from Norwich, Bournemouth, Villa, Brighton and […]

Momentum Maintained (10.28)

WATFORD 0-0 SPURS: No goals? No problem! Jon, Jas, Jordi and Mike run the rule over another decent Watford performance as the recovery under Nigel Pearson continues. As well as looking forward to what could be one of the busiest Watford weeks of football, the boys try and choose their most improved Pearson era performer. […]

A Pinny and Candles (10.27)

Boscombe 0-3 Watford On a sunny Sunday by the the sea, Watford emphatically beat the Cherries and are now in 17th and out of the relegation zone. Mike is on away-day diary duties and he met up with Colin to tell the tale of the day, the win and the continuation of the Pearson

Too Much Tequila (10.26)

WATFORD 3-3 TRANMERE: The 3rd Round of the FA Cup is a magical day and when the hornets took on League 1 struggling Tranmere the game gave us pretty much everything. With a whole heap of changes, Jon, Jason, Colin and Mike discuss the players who took the opportunity put in front of them and […]

Tamed the Wolves (10.25)

WATFORD 2-1 WOLVES It might be a new year and a new decade, but there is something not so new about another Watford win. Jon, Jason and DCW gathered outside Vicarage Road to discuss the win against Wolves. Plus the announcement of Watford’s Favourite Player of Last Decade… that’s not Troy Deeney!

Aston Thriller (10.24)

WATFORD 3-0 ASTON VILLA: It’s the last From the Rookery End of the decade and we’re wrapping up the last ten years on a high! The boys discuss the hard earned point at Bramall Lane as well as the exhilarating triumph against Aston Villa. There’s praise for Pearson, starry eyes for Sarr and even delight […]

The Perfect Christmas Present (10.23)

WATFORD 2-0 MANCHESTER UNITED: Well, you don’t need us to tell you how enjoyable that was, but we hope you’ll download the post Manchester United podcast anyway! The boys break down a memorable and much needed result, and also announce who has made it through to the next phase in our search for your favourite […]

Admirable at Anfield (10.22)

LIVERPOOL 2-0 WATFORD: Jon and Mike convened on Sunday morning to try and make sense of contrasting emotions after a largely excellent performance yielded no points and no goals. There’s praise for a heroic back line, excitement about Sarr and in answering listeners questions, they try to sort out the Doucouré conundrum. It’s also time […]

Zaha, Sarr and no VAR (10.21)

WATFORD 0-0 PALACE: At the end of another eventful week in the world of Watford, Jon is joined by Colin, Mike and Jas who try and sum up the last tumultuous few days. The boys try to work out what new Head Coach Nigel Pearson has to do in order to kickstart the great escape, […]

South Coast Surrender (10.20)

SOUTHAMPTON 2-1 WATFORD: With family commitments ruling out a trip to St Mary’s, Jon, Jas, Mike and Jordi gathered at Mike’s to watch Watford lose their must win fixture with fellow strugglers Southampton. It’s fair to say any pre-match optimism had well and truly evaporated by the final whistle; download the podcast to see if […]

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