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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.

The Blame Game (10.8)

WATFORD 3-0 COVENTRY The first win for the Golden Boys this season and oh how good it felt. Jon, Jason and Mike gathered to discuss it, the players who shone, and played for a starting place in the first team, and those who got some minutes under their belts. They also discuss the blame game […]

Being nice to each other (10.6)

EVERTON 1-0 WATFORD Goodison Park has never been a happy hunting ground for Watford, and this week wasn’t again!! In this pod, Jon, Mike and Jason gathered to talk about the issues in the Rookery during the Brighton game, talk to Matt Rowson about the disappointing, yet better performance, and then look into the rest […]

Bowled over by Brighton (10.5)

WATFORD 0-3 BRIGHTON Not the start of the season we dreamt of, especially after an exciting week in the transfer window. Jon, Jason and Colin start the podcast to discuss the recent transfer business, Jon shares what his Thursday was like then Jon and Jason try to figure out where the Brighton game went wrong. […]

Any Other Business – Preseason (10.4)

PRESEASON PODCAST 4 In the fourth, but maybe not final, FTRE preseason podcast, Jon, MIke, Jason, Jordi and DCW discuss the fixture list, the signing and the Club badge competition that has been running for the last few weeks.

The Best Top Division Watford XI (10.3)

The Gavin Mahon Imposition (Team A) v AFC Unsurpassable (Team B) In our third preseason podcast, it gets competitive, very competitive. Mike and Jason take on DCW and Jordi to pick the best Watford XI of only players that have played for the Hornets in the Top Division of English football. There are rules: Each […]

Ann Swanson (10.2)

If you became a Watford fan in the 1980s you probably know the name Ann Swanson. She is the first lady of Watford and the lady who made Graham Taylors vision of a family club a reality. A special thanks to Derrick Williams at the Watford FC Trust for putting us in touch with Ann […]

VAR You Sure? (10.1)

PRESEASON TRAINING 1 Yeah, we know you’re worried. VAR and the new rules seem to be getting everyone down about the new season and how even more referees could influence the outcome of Watford games next season. Jon, Mike, Jason Jordi and DCW gathered to help make sense of what is to come with the […]

The Cup Final (9.57)

WATFORD 0-6 MANCHESTER CITY A scoreline we’ve seen before, but not one we wanted to see on only the clubs second trip to the FA Cup Final. This podcast is the story of the day for the FTRE team. You might not listen to it straight away, but these podcasts are our story of life […]

The day before, with Lloyd and Jay (9.56)

WHITE TEAM 6 – 5 BLACK TEAM Watford sponsor MoPlay offered us the chance to play in a game on the Vicarage Road turf. Also playing were Watford footballer legends Tommy Smith, Tommy Mooney, Micah Hyde, Alec Chamberlain and the boys were able to catch up with Lloyd Doyley and Jay Demerit. COME ON YOU […]