Originally featured in BEES Issue #5 v Reading (29 September 2018) Marcus Bean pulls no punches when he addresses the profound impact his move to Brentford had on his career. Advertisements
Originally featured in BEES 2018/19 Issue #6 v Birmingham City (2 October 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.
Originally featured in BEES 2018/19 Issue #4 v Wigan Athletic (15 September 2018) An untimely ‘curse’ struck the Bees squad in the final months of the 2008/09 season.
Originally featured in BEES Issue #3 v Nottingham Forest (1 September 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.
Originally featured in BEES 2018/19 Issue #2 v Sheffield Wednesday (19 August 2018) 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.
Originally featured in BEES 2018/19 Issue #1 v Rotherham United (4 August 2018) Goal of the season in 2007/08 and 14 goals in his debut campaign in west London; on a personal level, Glenn Poole’s first full season in the Football League probably couldn’t have reached headier heights.
I’ve been lucky enough to have been given the opportunity to write an original feature series for Brentford this season – History Boys: 2008/09 Uncovered.
The second online/print article I’m writing for 2017/18 is ‘We’re on our way to…’ (print), ‘Away Day Guide’ (online).
For the 2017/18 season I am writing an online/print feature called ‘Opposition View’ (online) and ‘Hot off the Press’ (print).