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Praying For The World Cup… And For Christmas

Praying For The World Cup… And For Christmas

With the World Cup about to start, and Christmas looming into view, Rev Peter Crumpler gives his thoughts on the unique timing of this year's festival of football. I blame dad for my fascination with the World Cup.  On the opening day of the 1966 tournament, he...

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Paying The Penalty: As Above, So Below

Paying The Penalty: As Above, So Below

Beesotted's Nemone Sariman looks back at the penalty defeat to Gillingham on Tuesday evening and asks why she always gets 'that feeling' when we play a team lower than us? I am not an intuitive person. I am that person who takes silly risks that don’t pay off, and who...

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Ifs, Butts and Shithousery In Frustrating Wolves Draw

Ifs, Butts and Shithousery In Frustrating Wolves Draw

Jim Levack looks back at a frustrating afternoon in West London and a match that Wolves showed off their full repertoire of time wasting expertise. For a couple of glorious minutes Wolves reminded us of the side that stormed the Championship with some of the most...

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Fred Callaghan Remembered

Fred Callaghan Remembered

Brentford fans will be sad to hear about the passing of Fred Callaghan, who managed The Bees between 1980 and 1984. Fans of a certain vintage will no doubt remember Fred’s attack-minded brand of football and especially the likes of Stan Bowles, Terry Hurlock, Chris...

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The Icing On The Leeds Victory Cake

The Icing On The Leeds Victory Cake

Beesotted contributor, Nemone Sariman, looks back at a great victory against Leeds United. One of my most memorable away games, for all the wrong reasons, was the one last season at Elland Road. Yes, that one. The one featuring that Patrick Bamford late equaliser. I...

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Toeing The Line – The Offside Rule

Toeing The Line – The Offside Rule

At the warm-up game against Real Betis, I was sitting next to a dad with two kids aged around four and six. The older kid was bombarding his dad with questions in a way that was super-cute for all of us listening but, no doubt, maddening if you were the one being...

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The Morning After (The Morning After) The Night Before

The Morning After (The Morning After) The Night Before

Beesotted contributor Lewis Holmes shares what many of us would have experienced following Saturday night's win over Manchester United and provides some laughs along the way. At my age, a good hangover lasts a couple of days. After such a triumphant Saturday evening...

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The Beating Of Manchester United

The Beating Of Manchester United

Beesotted’s Jim Levack looks back at the monumental win over Manchester United. The two highlights of an unforgettable, breathless and historic afternoon came, for me, in the second half. The win all but secured – Brentford don’t tend to do inexplicable capitulation...

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Is Damsgaard Brentford’s Best Ever Signing?

Is Damsgaard Brentford’s Best Ever Signing?

Beesotted contributor Jason Wils isn't quite sure how everyone feels about this... but could Mikkel Damsgaard prove to be our best ever signing? It seems we have been going on this upward trajectory in terms of our clubs status, and our player profile for some time...

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Bees Breakdown – Leicester City v Brentford Analysis

Bees Breakdown – Leicester City v Brentford Analysis

Beesotted contributor Jacob Gowler @FrackTheFrogKid along with and Paul Kowalczyk give their statistical breakdown of Brentford’s draw against Leicester at the King Power Stadium. Jacob will be discussing his thoughts on future matches on Sunday afternoons on...

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Bees Fight Back At (And) Leicester – Post Match Podcast

Bees Fight Back At (And) Leicester – Post Match Podcast

The curtain raiser for Brentford’s second season in the Premier League saw a superb comeback by The Bees. Another conceded corner goal was compounded further within seconds of the second half restart. A long way back. But back we came. Ivan Toney got off the mark by...

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The New Season Podcast – Leicester v Brentford

The New Season Podcast – Leicester v Brentford

The season is back. And the Beesotted crew may have been hanging out in three different countries but that didn't stop them from cramming themselves into the virtual joint and shooting the breeze on the Bees as they looked forward to the first match of the season...

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