With this feature taking its name from a play written by famed playwright Alan Bennett, it seems apt to bring the curtain down on this season with an in-depth conversation with his footballing namesake.
We take a look at some of the key games that shaped Brentford’s 2008/09 title-winning season…
Sam Wood may have eventually been plucked from non-league by Brentford, but as he recounts the story of his first chance to make it in professional football, there’s a smile on his face.
There was wholehearted disappointment in June 2010, when Ryan Dickson left Brentford for Southampton after turning down a new deal at Griffin Park.
“We don’t talk about that,” says Ben Hamer when he recalls making his Champions League debut for Leicester back in 2016.
Dan Long takes a brief glance at the players on the periphery during Brentford’s 2008/09 League Two winning season…
Neal Maupay may be grabbing the majority of the headlines at Griffin Park this season, but before him, few strikers had captured the hearts of Brentford fans in the manner that Charlie MacDonald did.
Earlier in the season, we explored the extents of Andy Scott’s exploits into the loan market during the title-winning season of 2008/09.
Miami, Sao Paulo, Milan, Paris. Iconic cities dotted across three continents. Fascinating destinations to fuel the wanderlust of any aspirant traveller.
Having been with the club for half a century, Peter Gilham has seen it all: relegations and promotions, financial troubles and dreams of the Premier League. But as he celebrated his fourth decade in TW8 during the 2008/09 season, Brentford ousted the dark, ominous days they’d recently faced and lifted the League Two trophy. For… Read More History Boys | Peter Gilham