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Never Gonna Give You Up – Preston North End Pre-Match Podcast From The Pub

Never Gonna Give You Up – Preston North End Pre-Match Podcast From The Pub



Having rescued the points against Sunderland with two second half goals, Brentford were looking to the weekend – and a trip to Preston North End. This is one of the Beesotted crew’s favourite awaydays – with much off the pitch activity lined up to ensure that the football doesn’t spoil the day too much if the result goes the wrong way.

The Beesotted crew linked up back at the Cross Keys Pub in Stamford Brook this week to reflect on whether it was two points gained or two points lost last weekend. We discuss the Sunderland match and the Sunderland team . Positives around Brentford with the open training day plus we discuss Brentford B Team’s fabulous tour – beating both Inter & AC Milan this week.

We also speak to Preston Fan Ben ‘Rick’ Astley (@Astley_Ben) and discuss the PNE match and associated jollities.

In the boozer –

Billy Grant
Dave Lane
Ali Mullalley

0m – Intro
20 min 20 sec – Fans in the pub discuss the Sunderland Match
28 min – Beesotted crew discuss Sunderland Match
55 min 40 sec – Beesotted crew discuss Brentford’s open training day session as well as the B Team’s successful trip to Italy where they beat both AC Milan and Inter Milan U 23 sides.
1 hr 08 min 14 sec – Ask Astley. Beesotted chat to Ben “Rick” Astley to get the lowdown on Preston North End
1 hr 22 min – Beesotted crew chat Big Brentford Book, Griffin Park Posters, End of Season Social at Fullers Brewery and predict the Preston score
1 hr 33 sin 12 sec – END

Below is a graphic of the Brentford and Sunderland team characteristics that was spoken about on the podcast (strengths and weaknesses of both teams)
















And the same chart for this weekend – Brentford v Preston courtesy of


















#pne #BrentfordFC



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BillytheBee Grant

Following Brentford for 30 years plus now .. write .. blog .. videoblog .. podcast ... photograph .. sleep .. Brentford .. am known to attend the occasional England match too (12 tournaments now) so am hardened to failure ... On the board and national council of the Football Supporters Federation. ... organised husky dog racing for a living back in the day ... as you do .. You don't wanna go up!!

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