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Remembering Syon

March  3rd  – On  this day in 1415, the “Monastery of St Saviour and St Bridget of Syon” was founded in Brentford.  The monastery was of the Bridgettine order, the  richest and most powerful of  its time, named after its founder, the mystic and later saint Queen Birgitta of Sweden (1303-73).  147 more words

On This Day

28th February - Lee Carsley

Lee Carsley may not have been the flashest of footballers or made the most headlines but he was certainly a very consistent and reliable player for every team he played for. 489 more words


Championship League Table from January 1st

We are fast approaching the last few hurdles of this Championship season with the top 6 all in contention to get automatic promotion, Wolves, Brentford and Nottingham Forest all trying to catch them and Wigan, Millwall and Blackpool all looking more and more doomed for relegation. 367 more words

Data Report

Sportsthoughts (127) - Managerial madness at the Irons and Bees

By which I mean the madness directed at the managers…

Now, regular readers of this blog will recall that I’ve not been a big fan of Sam Allardyce at West Ham. 959 more words


21/02/2015 – The Vaccines-Wreckin’ Bar (Ra Ra Ra)

Inconsistent referees, obscured vision and cold weather do not make for a good afternoon

Brentford is no fun in the cold. Even in warm weather it isn’t that much better. 813 more words


Warburton's impending exit isn't quite as it seems

Brentford’s hierarchy baffled the footballing world on Tuesday when they announced that their manager, Mark Warburton, and his backroom staff will be leaving Griffin Park at the end of the season. 946 more words