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Highs & Lows Of 2020 – A Brentford Year In Review

Highs & Lows Of 2020 – A Brentford Year In Review

So, 2021 is finally here. And the Beesotted crew got together to review the ups and downs of the year that we'll never forget - 2020. Pandemic. Behind closed doors football. Home schooling. Incredible goals. Not saying goodbye to your home stadium. The snow in Luton....

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Here’s Hoping 2021 Will Be Brentford’s Year

Here’s Hoping 2021 Will Be Brentford’s Year

Brentford journalist, and Beesotted regular, Jim Levack, looks back at Wednesday night's excellent win over AFC Bournemouth and asks whether 2021 will be the year The Bees earn their place in the top flight once again. Let's hope it really is a happy New Year. Minutes...

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A FAREWELL FROM GRIFFIN PARK

A FAREWELL FROM GRIFFIN PARK

Watching Brentford during the pandemic has been one of the strangest experiences of my life. But, as I edged closer to the new ground for the last two games along with the steady stream of fans in red and white, it felt so good. You see, I might not have known any of...

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Beesotted's Jon Restall looks back at an emotional day as fans sampled life at the new stadium for the first time. Yesterday I was one of the lucky 2000 to go to our new home. Like many others I am still incredibly sentimental about Griffin Park, the backdrop to so...

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The Form Brentford Need To Achieve Promotion This Season

The Form Brentford Need To Achieve Promotion This Season

New Beesotted contributor, and long-time Bees fan, Jonny Ross-Tatam, puts on a calm head and looks into the team's points-winning form so far this campaign and asks the important question... are we on track to better last season's third place finish and achieve...

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Tribute to Brentford Journalist Ken Goldman

Tribute to Brentford Journalist Ken Goldman

As Brentford play their first match in from of fans at New Griffin Park at Lionel Road, Jim Levack pays tribute to well respected long-serving local reporter Ken Goldman who would have loved to have been in the ground today but sadly was laid to rest in late October -...

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Brentford Reimagined – A Bees Work Of Art

Brentford Reimagined – A Bees Work Of Art

I make no apologies – one of my favourite films is Back to the Future. The bit where Marty races against time to alter the course of history by getting his mum together with his dad… as his family portraits fade into oblivion. Spoiler alert for the five people who...

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Calling Out Individual Mistakes

Calling Out Individual Mistakes

Brentford journalist and Beesotted regular, Jim Levack, looks back at the fall-out from the Norwich City draw. Like countless other Brentford fans I was incandescent with rage as Sergi Canos tried to nutmeg a Norwich player deep in his own half. That anger reached a...

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Said Goodbye? The Benrahma To West Ham Saga Podcast

Said Goodbye? The Benrahma To West Ham Saga Podcast

The on-off-on-off transfer of Said Benraham to West Ham United (it's never straight forward when they come sniffing) takes centre stage in this international break podcast. Dave 'Laney' Lane, Matt 'The Allard' Allard and The Dutchman chew that fat over this week's...

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Top, Top Award For Brian Burgess

Top, Top Award For Brian Burgess

If they dished out honours for speaking your mind, my old man would have had one decades ago. It didn’t always end well, but he was forthright, wore his heart on his sleeve and you always knew where you stood with him. Unfortunately in the modern, corporate world the...

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Fulham preview: Brentford bidding for cup history

Fulham preview: Brentford bidding for cup history

Brentford are aiming to reach the League Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the club's history when we take on Fulham on Thursday evening in the first-ever floodlit game at the Brentford Community Stadium. The Bees are in the fourth round for only the third time...

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The Dawn Of A New Era – Our New Stadium’s First Match

The Dawn Of A New Era – Our New Stadium’s First Match

Beesotted’s Jim Levack was one of the fortunate journalists who were at the bank spanking new Brentford stadium to witness the first-ever competitive match… here’s what he thought of the experience. So the new era has dawned and it wasn’t as painful as feared. Yes, it...

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