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Vote Beesotted At The Football Content Awards

Vote Beesotted At The Football Content Awards

Beesotted have been shortlisted once again for #BestPodcast at at The Football Content Awards and you only have a few more days to vote for us as voting closes at 11.59pm on Thursday June 18th. This is our third nomination at the FCAs (previously known as the Football...

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PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART SIX – MARTIN ALLEN

PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART SIX – MARTIN ALLEN

Martin Allen became manager towards the end of the 2003-4 season and was tasked with saving the club from relegation from the third tier with just nine games to play. After what became known as The Great Escape, the following two seasons saw the club achieve two...

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PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART FIVE – SIDELINES & BYLINES

PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART FIVE – SIDELINES & BYLINES

This episode is called ‘Sidelines and Bylines’ and talks to some of the people that have worked in and aroun the club.   Huw Powell served his apprenticeship as a photo journalist with the Surrey Comet before going on to work for several local newspapers from the mid...

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BRENTFORD’S CUP FINAL WIN: KEEPING HARRY WAITING

BRENTFORD’S CUP FINAL WIN: KEEPING HARRY WAITING

Today we commemorate the anniversary of one of Brentford's most famous victories – the War Cup Final win over Portsmouth that took place at a packed Wembley Stadium on Saturday, 30 May, 1942. The club's iconic manager, Harry Curtis, described the day, and leading his...

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Paul Shrubb – Thanks For The Memories

Paul Shrubb – Thanks For The Memories

Brentford fans will regret to hear of the passing of former Bees player Paul Shrubb, who had been bravely fighting Motor Neurone Disease. On a personal note, Paul was a central part of the team that I first watched as a Bees fan – an exciting and talent bunch of...

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PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART THREE – “WHO ARE YA?”

PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART THREE – “WHO ARE YA?”

This episode is called “Who Are Ya?” Fans discuss how others have viewed their support for Brentford, often as eccentric, frequently with sympathy. They also remember some of the characters in the crowd as well as the importance of fanzines. There is an exploration of...

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PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART TWO – THE BIG MATCH

PUSH UP BRENTFORD PART TWO – THE BIG MATCH

This episode is called “The Big Match” and covers some of the ups and downs of supporting Brentford. You’ll hear stories of memorable games, home and away, along with a few people would rather forget. Rainy afternoons in Stockport, chocolate bars raining down on the...

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Push Up Brentford Part One – The Kick Off

Push Up Brentford Part One – The Kick Off

The project is run by volunteers, many of them Brentford fans, and supported by Arts and Education charity, digital:works. This episode is called “The Kick Off”. It explores the early years of people’s support for Brentford, their family history, some going back to...

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Griffin Park, Me and Joe – Griffin Park Isn’t Gone

Griffin Park, Me and Joe – Griffin Park Isn’t Gone

December 4 1993… FA Cup Round Two… Brentford 1 Cardiff City 3 Were you at this game? There’s no real reason you’d remember being part of the 4,845 crowd, but I do. I was there and so was my dad, Joe. It was the last time I saw him alive. He was proper Brentford, my...

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Push Up Brentford!

Push Up Brentford!

In the second instalment of our historical mini-pods, where we talk about some of the great projects currently underway to celebrate Griffin Park and our club's proud history, we talk to Savvy Bee, one of the people behind Push Up Brentford! It's a great Bees oral...

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Fifty Years Ago

Fifty Years Ago

Fifty years ago this week, The Bees were in a similar race for promotion as they were before this season was put on pause - and although there were no play-offs back then - the league table was tight at the top with six clubs slogging it out at the top. A lot was...

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Recolouring Brentford – If You Know Yer History

Recolouring Brentford – If You Know Yer History

The first Beesotted 'If You Know Yer History' mini-podcast has just been uploaded, which we will publish over the next few months in and around the main Pride of West London podcasts. This edition we speak to Brendan Nevin, the magician behind the brilliant...

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Free Brentford Book Offer To Help Local Food Bank

Free Brentford Book Offer To Help Local Food Bank

Firstly, we hope you and your family are safe and well. Beesotted are proud to support our local Foodbox charity and today we are asking Brentford fans to donate to their critical work, in exchange for a free Brentford book. A real no-brainer... helping a fantastic...

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Fulham, Are You Listening… To The Beesotted Radio Show?

Fulham, Are You Listening… To The Beesotted Radio Show?

This week’s Beesotted crew are Dave Lane and Gary GP Paul who, like everyone else at Griffin Park at the weekend, were treated to a real Five Star Brentford performance, with The Bees dispatching of Sheffield Wednesday with relative ease… the win really does set up...

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Hatters Matters Midweeker – Beesotted Radio Show

Hatters Matters Midweeker – Beesotted Radio Show

We look back at Saturday’s blustery 2-2 draw with Blackburn and ask 'does the loss of points wave goodbye to a reaslistic chance at automatic promotion with West Brom and Leeds both winning', or are we being dragged into a premature ‘run-in-panic-room’? There’s a...

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Mauled By The Brentford – The Beesotted Radio Show

Mauled By The Brentford – The Beesotted Radio Show

Beesotted’s Robin Hood and xG Dave hosted the radio show this week… looking back at the close of the transfer window, which saw our squad boosted rather than decimated, they talk about the brilliant win at Hull City on Saturday and the side’s bounce-back-abiity, we...

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