Following on from the recent History Boys – The Loanees Part One, read on to find out what happened to the likes of Damian Scannell, James Wilson and Jordan Rhodes after their loan spells at Brentford ended… Advertisements
Historically, Brentford have tended to have a knack for plucking youngsters from Premier League and Championship clubs and developing them sufficiently for them to go on to much bigger and better things.
Kevin O’Connor is a Brentford legend. What more can be said about the utility man – who graced the Griffin Park turf for 16 years – that hasn’t already been said?
At 15-years of age, Karleigh Osborne was starting to lose faith in his ability to play football.
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.
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.
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…