Welcome to the home of the honest opinion. Join us through the highs and lows as we cover Watford's pilgrimage through the top tier of English football. Since starting up in 2015, horneteffect has become Watford supporter's no.1 fanzine and fan-run news site.

Previous Fanzines

Have a look at our previous episodes 1 and 2.


We look to release a fanzine 3 to 4 times a season. Our fanzines are all supporter based and opinionated. Unlike your generic match day programmes, we look to inject some alternate views to the everyday runnings of Watford Football Club. Below you can find out how you can contribute to the next Fanzine.
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Meet the Team

"Individuals can and do make a difference, but it takes a team to really mess things up.”
James Dodwell
James Dodwell


James is a British Freelancer specialising in Web Building, Writing and Sports Journalism, working in Watford. He initially set up ‘horneteffect’ in 2015 looking to create a hub for Watford supporters to come together to create content based on the every day runnings of Watford Football Club. “I like to think of myself as a perfectionist; but yet again, I’m lazy. So I guess that makes me a Lazy Perfectionist?”

Dom Baker
Dom Baker

Senior Writer

Dom Baker is a British student currently studying Business with Marketing in his third year at The University of Greenwich, in London. He regularly attends matches at Vicarage Road having been a supporter of Watford most of his lifetime. "I'm excited to take our writing to another level. Sports journalism has always been a passion of mine and now I get to express that frequently!”. Dom has been writing for us past the last half a year and has produced exemplary work, which has seen him recently become a Senior Writer.

Jack Shearring
Jack Shearring

Senior Writer

Jack Shearring is a British Advertising & Marketing consultant working in London. Jack has completed a Creative Writing Degree at the University of Birmingham. He has also worked at high profile businesses such as Apple and Bloomberg. “I am excited to see where my career will take me” are the words that fully support the fact that Jack is a determined and focused individual. He has been writing for us for half a year now and has seen him recently seen himself become a Senior Writer.

Hornet Shane
Hornet Shane


Shane has been writing for us since the beggining of the 2017/18 season. Shane reports and extensively analyses Watford's previous forays.

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