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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.

8.14 – Swings and Roundabouts

CHELSEA 4-2 WATFORD With a result that didn’t reflect the performance, the Hornets may have left Stanford Bridge frustrated, but, on the morning after, Jon calls Mike, Colin Mace and Olly Wicken to talk through the positives of the game. Did Deeney have the impact we all hoped, will Ricky from Rio recover from the […]

8.13 – Audentior

WATFORD 2-1 ARSENAL A familiar score line when Watford take on Arsenal, but this one felt even sweeter with a last minute winner on a day that started with the Biggest Flag in the UK. Jon, Jason, Mike and Andy talk about the game, whether have made it or jumped the shark and Jon gets […]

8.12 – Last Minute Drama

WEST BROM 2-2 WATFORD Jon, Mike and Kieran headed down to Kings Langley for a Watford Ladies match. They talk about the man of the moment – Richarlison – the never say die attitude and a draw that felt like a win. They also find out about what’s going on with Watford Ladies, talking to […]

8.11 – Knee-Jerk or Genius

SWANSEA 1-2 WATFORD A third consecutive away win for Watford, and things feel a lot better than they did 7 days ago. Jon and Mike, with Colin Mace on the phone, talk about the game and Marco’s Silva’s half time tactical changes. They also take your questions – Should we dream of Europe, When will […]

8.10 – Hit for Six

Watford 0-6 Manchester City After an incredibly impressive performance by Manchester City, Jon, Jason and Mike talk through the game and the strange post match feeling of not feeling like the world has fallen away from the Hornets.

8.9 – John Barnes

Jon and Mike were back at Watford Palace Thearte for another Tales from the Vicarage live event. This one with none other than John Barnes. The boys were given access back stage where they spoke to John as well as the evening’s host Adam Leventhal and a host of other Watford fans who witnessed the […]

8.8 – More fun on the South Coast

Southampton 0-2 Watford Mike is joined, outside Saint Mary’s, by Kieran and Colin to talk through the Orns second away win of the season, the second on the south coast and the second with 2 goals and a clean sheet.

8.7 – Slammed Shut

As another summer transfer window slams shut (take that Richard Keys), Jon, Jason and Mike look back on what needed to be achieved and how the squad is looking back to front.

8.6 – Give them all a hug

WATFORD 0-0 BRIGHTON Jon is joined by Jordi and Olly to run through the valiant draw against Brighton. Then Mike and Jon discuss the £4.3 million fine the club received this week, say goodbye to Valon Bahrami and answer some of your questions. Plus they talk to David Anderson, editor of Golden Pages, and Derrick […]

8.5 – What a bunch of Carabao

Watford 2-3 Bristol City Mike is back… and Watford lost! The point of FTRE is to tell our story of life as a Watford fan. And we hope this is the lowest point of the season. Jon, Mike and Jason are joined by Olly and DCW to talk about the players who were given a […]