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. Advertisements
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.
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.
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
I was invited onto Ian Stone’s Comedy Breakfast show on LoveSport Radio this week to talk about Brentford’s 3-3 draw with Barnet in the FA Cup fourth round.
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.