Brentford 3-0 Aston Villa What a transformation! Just 72 hours after wimping out of the FA Cup the real Brentford showed up at Griffin Park determined to banish all negative thoughts of Saturdays’ capitulation. With Scott Hogan travelling in the opposite direction to his new team mates, on his way for a medical at Villa Park, the ex-premier league outfit took to the pitch in good shape, and playing better, recently at least, under the guidance of the vastly experienced
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Chelsea 4-0 Brentford Ever since we beat Eastleigh in the previous round and were drawn with our illustrious neighbours for a second FA Cup meeting in 4 years, I have been telling everyone I meet that the games against Villa and Brighton, in the coming week, were both bigger games for us this season. Therefore,am I disappointed with the result at Stamford Bridge yesterday? In a word no…However, the level of performance and overall character displayed by the side left
Darling you got to let me know Should I stay or should I go? If you say that you are mine I’ll be here ’til the end of time So you got to let me know Should I stay or should I go? Courtesy of the Clash I wonder if the above has been the mantra of Scott Hogan this week?? With the player seemingly telling the press its up to the club if they accept offers and the club
The magic of the cup! Although in recent seasons it’s been more tragic than magic for the Bees. When the FA Cup Gods came up with this fixture, a potential banana skin for sure, I was concerned it may turn into a Martin Allen media circus. However, with an upturn in recent performances and results and Dean Smith knowing full well that us fans would like to see a cup run this season, we took to the pitch with an
As the vultures gathered close to Griffin Park in anticipation of a pre-Christmas feast comprising of some West Midlands flesh in the shape of under pressure boss Dean Smith, the danger was averted by two killer blows from the boot of super Scotty Hogan…
Football has an almost unique way of polarising opinion among people. Yesterday was a classic example of one such instance.
Ahh the International break weekend…Do you relish a break from the hustle bustle of the Championship? Or do you like the break so you can throw your support behind your National team? For me it’s always been Brentford first. I suppose the main reason being until recently as a fan of a lower league team, there is a natural disconnect between the players representing England and the boys who pull on the red and white stripes each week. Yes, you
What a difference a week makes…”2-0 in your own backyard” seems to be the theme of these West London derbies at the moment. In summary, Fulham did to us what we did to QPR the previous Friday.
Words won’t do this performance or occasion justice, it may have looked great on TV but It was on another level live at Loftus Road.
Bees – A Long Distance Love Affair It’s 27/9/2016, 3pm local time at Cancun Airport in Mexico, just about to board the plane home, and as luck would have it, I get a timely text message. My good friend Russell has informed me that we are 2-0 up at half – time v. Reading. Ah technology it’s a wonderful thing but it wasn’t always like that, trying to get the Bees result in far off places. You may