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16: From The Rookery Endzone (9.13)

Seahawks 27 @ Raiders 3 Jon, Mike, Jason and Hollywood were at Wembley on Sunday to see the Oakland Raiders lose, and not Watford! This week, in a short and unexpected podcast, they discuss the Deeney-Gray situation, what Watford tattoos they would get and what they would steal from the NFL.


15: Fourgettable (9.12)

WATFORD 0-4 BOURNEMOUTH The worst performance of the season so far. Jon, Colin and Mike are joined by our old friend Curtis from Denver - and his Mum. The 80 year old Martha came to her first home game EVER and shares some poignant observations of the Cherries. We discuss about coming a Watford fan, why we all did it, and why we could never change our minds, even after the lose to Bournemouth!


14: Toe to Toe, but not enough (9.11)

MILTON KEYNES HOTSPUR 2-2 WATFORD (4-2 on Pens) ARSENAL 2-0 WATFORD After two defeats in a week, sort of a Watford things, sort of out of character for this season, we hear from Mike and Colin at Stadium MK, Matt Rowson after his trip to The Emirates and finally a look back on the week with Mike again.


13: Colin at the Cottage (9.10)

FULHAM 1-1 WATFORD Craven Cottage has been a nice place for the Hornets to visit, but this week's visit was a mixed bag, but still ended in a draw. In another away day diary style podcast, Colin takes a trip to Fulham, talking with fellow fans and sharing his story of the day.


12: The Glipton Romeos (9.9)

WATFORD 1-2 MANCHESTER UNITED After what was, in the end, a narrow defeat for Watford, Jon, Jason and Mike talk through the game and what this Watford side might have learnt from the experience.


11: On Captain's Orders (9.8)

TALES FROM THE VICARAGE Another Tales from The Vicarage Live and FTRE were given special access to backstage so we could talk to the captains on show. Now in it's 7th edition, this year's Tales From The Vicarage, out in November, focuses on the men who have worn the armband for Watford. And at this event we heard from Wilf Rostron, Les Taylor and Neil Cox. Jon, Jason and Colin spoke to the three former Hornets, in the depth of the Watford Palace Thearte as well with host Adam Leventhal on...


10: Spurs got Deeneyed (9.7)

WATFORD 2-1 SPURS Yeah... we beat Spurs, for the first time in over 30 years. After a fantastic win, Jon, Jason and Colin discuss a comeback win for the Hornets which will be remembered by us and the rest of the League for a good while. The boys also discuss the League Cup win away at Reading, and all the new boys that were on show, plus Colin talks about why Javi Gracia is really awesome!


9: Aidy Boothroyd - Catching up with...

As one of only 3 men to get Watford promoted to the Premier League, Aidy Boothroyd arrived at Vicarage Road in 2005, with little fanfare and a lot of questions. However, the following season was a whirlwind, which, as we all know, led to promotion in an emphatic win in the 2006 Championship Play Off final against Leeds at the Millennium Stadium. His time at Watford ended, like so many managers, badly in 2008 and in this Catching Up with Jon talks with Aidy at St George’s Park, where he now...


8: No way, Jose! (9.6)

WATFORD 2-1 CRYSTAL PALACE It was raining, but oh the Hornets kept on shining. 3 wins in a row for the Golden Boys and this one might have been a little trickier, but also sweeter due to a certain Wilf Zaha. Kieran is on hosting duties and he is joined by Jason, Jordi and DCW to talk through the satisfying win.


7: Brilliant at Burnley (9.5)

BURNLEY 1-3 WATFORD An away win AND goals away from home… 3 of them on less! Things are looking very different this season. In this week's podcast, Mike has an early start to get up to Burnley and this is the story of his day. There's plenty of joy, chatting to lots of travelling hornets and a few weather reports.


6: Roberto at the Double (9.4) 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

WATFORD 2-0 BRIGHTON Here we go again, season 9 of FTRE and the 4th in the Premier League. The Hornets start the season with a Bobby Dazzler game at the The Vic and Jon, Jason and Mike discuss the consummate performance and the players who influenced the game. And the transfer window closed this week and the boys try and look past a lack of new striker and discuss why the Scott and Gino brought the payers they have and maybe not the ones many fans wished for.


5: Thank You Graham (9.3)

WATFORD 1-1 SAMPDORIA Back for the final podcast in preseason, Jon and Colin were at Vicarage Road to see the unveiling of the Graham Taylor Statue. You'll hear some moments of the ceremony, the reaction of Lionel Birnie, author of Graham's autobiography, and we hear your memories of meeting Graham. In terms of football, preseason has come to an end, but Jon and Colin briefly discuss the game against Sampdoria.


4: Andy Hessenthaler Catching Up with....

With more stamina and energy than a Lucozade factory, Andy Hessenthaler played over 200 games for the Hornets on a pair 'good legs' and never played a game at less than 100%. In this second episode of 'Catching Up with', Lionel Birnie spends some time with Andy, to discuss his rise from Non-League Football, his almost smooth integration into the Watford first team, his success in one of the worst periods of Watford's history and a miss understood exit in 1996.


3: The March to the Arch (9.2)

On 22nd July, the FTRE team walked 26.2 Miles, from St Albans to Wembley in aid of Prostate cancer. Along the way they had a chat about what's been going on at Watford recently - Ricky and a new kits - plus they talk to fellow walker, and former Watford player, Richard Johnson about the summer break. You can still donate to the charity fund. Go to


2: Not a World Cup Podcast... kinda (9.1)

England won a World Cup quarter final and what could top that? How about the FTRE boys recording a podcast? No... fair enough! But anyway, Jon, Mike and Jason are back for the start of the 9th season of FTRE podcasts and, along with Jordi and Kieran, look at the season ahead, the new arrivals at Vicarage Road plus chat to a few friends who are over at the World Cup.


1: Nigel Gibbs - Catching up with

With over 20 years of service, and more starts than any other player in Watford history, Nigel Gibbs is a one-club man who can justifiably claim the title of 'Mr Watford'. This brand new podcast series, where we, along with fellow watford fan Lionel Birnie, talk to the people who have played a part in Watford's History, whether it on or off the pitch. To kick things off, Lionel caught up with Sir Nigel at the Grove Hotel, back in March, to talk about his time at Watford, experiencing some of...


47: Whataboutery (8.47)

MANCHESTER UNITED 1-0 WATFORD: The Hornet's third successive season in the Premier League has come to an end, and it will be followed by a 4th. The boys end the season on the road at Old Trafford to discuss a performance that promised a litlle more and countdown the Top 10 moments of the 2017-2018 season.


46: 100% SAFE (8.46)

WATFORD 2-1 NEWCASTLE Jason, Jon and Jordi talk through the home win that takes us past 40 points and well and truly safe. Jon was also at a special event, where the club have put a gravestone onto a previously unmarked grave of Jonny Goodall. Who was Johnny and what does he mean to our club? Jon talked to Geoff Wicken about the man they called Allgood. Plus Paul Vincent has produced an ebook of his photography of the 1881 which we find out about.


45: Wembley Wasteland (8.45)

SPURS 2-0 WATFORD Jon and Mike head to Wembley for a not surprising result!


44: Zahahahahaha (8.44)

WATFORD 0-0 CRYSTAL PALACE: An enjoyable 0-0, which puts Watford on 38 points. Jon, Jas and Mike gather to converse about the game, the 4-4-2, the returning centre backs and if having two up front made a difference. There's a report from Russia, DCW is over there ahead of the World Cup with work, and they discuss longer managers.