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(Red of Black) Shorts are shorter podcasts we produce on a fairly regular basis. In the monthly reflective podcasts, we’ll talk about what’s been going on in with the first team. In the Shorts podcasts we talk to the wider Watford family and anything else that might be to do with Watford FC.

A Rockin’ Rookery!

What a fantastic game at home to Huddersfield (Alright there were some poor patches, but the feeling I had as I left was pure joy!), and what an end!

Rockin Rookery

3-2 up, down to 10 men, Watford were battling to secure the win against Huddersfield. Angella and Tozser turned to the Rookery with a rally cry for support and the Rookery – They answered. Here is what it sounded like in the last 7 minutes of the game and yes, Abdi’s second goal is in there!

Sean Dyche Anthology


On the day that Sean Dyche becomes a Premier League manager, we look back at the three interviews that we did with the Exhaust Eater. Firstly when he was Assistant to Malky Mackay, then Watford manager in his own right and finally when he returned to Vicarage Road as Burnley Manager.

What’s the score? (Hornets Hive App)


During a match at Vicarage Road a few years ago, all the people who sit around me found out that I have an iPhone and that I could look up the football scores during the game. The iPhone is an amazing thing (we record every FTRE on one), and I can look up scores, but there can be times when the webpages just won’t update. I got very frustrated.

Interview – Watford CEO Scott Duxbury

In a special podcast, the boys talk to Watford CEO – Scott Duxbury – about his first two years at Watford and why the future is looking good!

Interview with Sky Sports Johnny Phillips


With our new audioboo channel, this season we are trying to do some extra bits for Watford fans in addition to our normal monthly podcasts (out the first Sunday of the month – next one on 1st September). Johnny reporting on THAT Deeney goal. Here is an interview we did with Johnny Phillips who has reported for […]

A visit to Reading

As they make their way back down the M4 from Reading, Mike and his brother Andy discuss Watford’s 3-3 draw away at Reading – what an afternoon it was.

Cider powered Pozzo Army


With a 3-1 win away at Bristol Rovers, Jon and Mike did a Extra podcast in the car on the way down the M4. listen to ‘FTRExtra: Cider Powered Pozzo Army’ on Audioboo (function() { var po = document.createElement(“script”); po.type = “text/javascript”; po.async = true; po.src = “https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/assets/embed.js”; var s = document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); })();

Interview with Emanuele Giulianelli

Emanuele is an Italian football journalist and has recently been tweeting a lot about possible Watford transfers. Jon had a chat with him on Skype about the Pozzo Family and Watford FC from an Italian perspective. listen to ‘Interview: Emanuele Giulianelli’ on Audioboo (function() { var po = document.createElement(“script”); po.type = “text/javascript”; po.async = true; […]

A bit before Derby @ home

From time to time we may do a short mini podcast that we call “From The Rookery End in Shorts”. Listen to the first one below where we have a question for you.