BIAS has been asked to comment on recent rumours of a significant external investment being made into Brentford FC as reported in a number of national newspapers and on the Beesotted website. We acknowledge that the current owner is a lifelong Brentford fan with an unquestionable commitment to Brentford and it is our understanding that he is not intending to dispose of the club. If a significant proportion of shares in the club were to be sold, it is fundamentally
Following on from our requests at the fans and stadium forums, the Club have selected a group of fans to consult on some of the stadium plans. This includes three members of the current BIAS committee. We will of course attend and participate, because we think it’s important to do so and feel that any consultation with fans is positive and will help the stadium be better. We will also will continue to push for a more structured consultation, via
The BIAS Annual General Meeting will be on Saturday 4th November before the evening Leeds United home match.
A reminder that The Football Club have agreed to run a Fans Forum this coming Thursday. The event will run from 7.00pm 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 bar will be open. If you would like BIAS to ask a question on your behalf please
The club has today released some details about its planned changes to the new stadium. BIAS was informed, in a meeting with the club last week, that they felt it necessary to conduct a de-risking exercise on the Lionel Road stadium plans, with the dual purpose of reducing cost and making construction easier. We now understand that this work started in May 2016. We are disappointed that this exercise has been carried out without any input from fans, who will
Over the weekend of 1/2 July BIAS attended the annual Supporters Summit run jointly by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct (SD), as well as taking part in the FSF AGM. The event was held in the very impressing St George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent, and getting off the train at “Sergi Station” brought back great memories of our last trip to the town. The day was opened by Malcolm Clarke, FSF Chairman with Ashley Brown – CEO
Tickets are selling fast for our boat trip to Fulham next Saturday and the 1st boat has now sold out. Don’t miss out and get your tickets for the 2nd boat today! The boats have been booked to take us down river from Kew Pier, which is located on the (South side of Kew Bridge) will depart at 11:00 and arriving at Putney Pier (South side of Putney Bridge) at 13:00. If you are going, there’s no better way to go than
What a game! A crazy finish to a pulsating match in which both sides had chances to have won it.
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
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