We started the week with very few ideas about what Watford FC and their senior officials felt about last season, next season and beyond.

However, we end it with a detailed, thorough and open appraisal of pretty much everything connected with Vicarage Road thanks to a series of exclusive articles with the club’s chairman, Scott Duxbury.

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Whether you agree or disagree, like or dislike what he said, it’s impossible to deny that he’s given the fans a frank assessment of last season, shared plans for recruitment and how new manager Rob Edwards will lead the club in its cultural reset, and shed more than a chink of light on many things behind the scenes.

Most of all, though, he has - by allowing us this level of insight – displayed a willingness to communicate and explained his desire for the whole club to do better at building relationships with supporters.

Nonetheless, there will be many fans who, understandably, will say they’ve heard a lot of talk before. The infamous ‘we’ve learned lessons’ interview two summers ago springs to mind.

Duxbury and the rest of the club will be judged on what comes next: actions and results, on and off the pitch.