Author Archives: Adam Hobbs

EFL’s proposed changes – “The Whole Game Solution”

The FSF has released details of the EFL’s proposals to clubs for changes to the makeup of the football league, including the introduction of a “League 3” and the reduction in the number of teams in the Championship to 20 – losing 8 fixtures from the calendar, including four home matches, and introducing a winter break. These proposals are known as the Whole Game Solution. The EFL has put together these proposals without structured fan consultation, and the vast majority

Update on New Road Gantry

After the Nottingham Forest game last night BIAS met with both Kurt Pittman and Alan Walsh to discuss the matter of the new gantry structure in New Road. We felt the meeting was constructive and although we are yet to reach an acceptable and final conclusion to the matter we understand that, as a first measure, the black hoarding around the new larger gantry will be replaced with a clear perspex surround. BIAS remain disappointed that the club failed to

Club to host Fans Forum – Tonight

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A reminder that The Football Club have agreed to run a Fans Forum tonight. The event will run from 6.30pm in The Hive at Griffin Park. On the panel will be Brentford Chairman Cliff Crown, Chief Executive Mark Devlin, Sporting Directors Rasmus Ankersen and Phil Giles as well as Head Coach Dean Smith. Admission is free and the bar in The Hive will be open. If you would like BIAS to ask a question on your behalf please send a message

Mick C’s Big Match Report – Brentford 2-1 Cardiff

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Last Tuesday visit under lights at GP until August and it had an end of term feel tonight as our old friend Russell Slade pitched up to visit one of his favorite clubs. KK got a start instead of Sergi and Josh Clarke for a sicknote Maxi Colin but other than that it was as you were from Saturdays roll call. Cardiff dominated possession early on as we pressed but only when provoked. They needed a win, had to win,

FCM vs Man Utd ticket prices

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Whilst BIAS are a Brentford fan organisation, and are not FCM fans; we do believe in fair ticket pricing.  Therefore we were disappointed to see the Brentford FC Chairman defending the large price rise for tickets to the game against Manchester United. BIAS have been working with Brentford FC to get a better deal for fans on ticket pricing and are pleased with the level of consultation we have with the club. That said, we warn against (and always have,

Mick C’s Big Match Report – Reading 1-2 Brentford

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2,800 of us decided to head to the MadStad to finish off our Christmas in style. The Bees went with Josh McEachran for his first full start in the middle in place of Canos and Colin for Nico at right back. The first 10 minutes we were a little disjointed, Reading under returning coach Brian McDermott with no form had plenty to prove. We were too hurried on the ball and our midfield looked lopsided and disjointed. Josh was there

Fulham Police and Pub Update

With Saturday’s game at Fulham fast approaching, BIAS committee members Anna Mason and Gemma Teale met with Police, Club and other fan representatives to discuss the arrangements for away fans on the day. It was a very interesting meeting, and we were able to give feedback on policing and arrangements at previous fixtures as well as receiving information.   Below is some of the key information Brentford fans need for Saturday:   BEFORE THE GAME Pubs and bars The most

New Stadium Matchday Experience Survey

Share your experiences and inform the club’s planning for the Brentford Community Stadium The Stadium team would like to know about your experiences attending matches, not just a Griffin Park, so they can make sure that the good and the bad are considered in their planning for the Brentford Community Stadium. The questions in this survey were created based on feedback received from supporters at the Stadium Team’s two consultation events held during September. Your answers will help them learn from your past experiences across the

Change to BIAS Constitution

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Following the BIAS AGM on the 17th October 2015 to constitution has been amended. This is a change which was proposed to ensure that in the event of a Committee Member standing down we give all members an opportunity to put themselves forward to be co-opted. Section 5.9 now reads as follows: 5.9. If any members of the Executive Committee retire, resign, or leave the Committee for any reason, the remaining members shall have the power to co-opt replacements. All

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