A plane crash threatened to put an end to Mark Devlin’s career in professional football, now he is overseeing a revolution at promotion-chasing side, Brentford.
I haven’t written for a while mainly due to the fact I broke my both of my wrists back in July. So now, having regained most of the movement and having attending four of Brentford’s opening games, I thought it was time I wrote a little piece.
So, we’ve reached the end of another rollercoaster season and had our hearts broken at Wembley yet again. Oh the joys of being a Brentford fan! But where do we go from here? Can we really keep up the momentum and make this year’s dream, next year’s reality?
Ahead of this week’s promotion decider in League One between Brentford and Doncaster Rovers, two fans from each club share their views going into this match, which sees the team with the best home form hosting the team with the best away form.
Simon Moore owes a lot to his idol. Growing up on the Isle of Wight in the 90s, Moore used to religiously watch his father’s team, Brading Town and particularly goalkeeper Steve Lawton. “I just wanted to be like him. He’s probably the reason I ended up being a goalkeeper.”