At 15-years of age, Karleigh Osborne was starting to lose faith in his ability to play football. Advertisements
What is the most integral component in a title-winning team? Is it the much-sought after prolific striker? A goalkeeper with cat-like reflexes? A manager with the experience to fine-tune his tactics to perfection?
Marcus Bean pulls no punches when he addresses the profound impact his move to Brentford had on his career.
All of the Sky Sports articles written by Dan Long in November 2018…
In similar circumstances to recent History Boys interviewee Marcus Bean, when Marvin Williams joined Brentford in the summer of 2008, he was looking to get his career back on track.
An untimely ‘curse’ struck the Bees squad in the final months of the 2008/09 season.
All the Sky Sports articles written by Dan Long in October 2018…
In all 129 years of Brentford Football Club’s existence, just one man has won the league as both a player and a manager. The name of that man? Andy Scott.
To paraphrase Scottish poet Robert Burns, even the best-laid plans often go awry. Former Brentford midfielder David Hunt knows that all too well…
As well as writing the 2008/09 League Two anniversary feature this season, I’m continuing to write the opposition preview ‘Hot off the Press’ as well as the Away Day guides for the stadiums the Bees didn’t visit last season.