INDEX – Brentford FC, our season so far

26 Nov

We’ve had an exciting 2013-14 League One campaign to date. Here is the Last Word’s summary on what has happened to Brentford since pre-season kicked off in anger, back in July.


22ND  Some people are on the pitch. Quite a few, actually. Fall out from the Celtic pre-season friendly

28TH When Harry met Sammy. Simon Moore rumours and Family fun day

30TH Ambassador. With these goalkeepers you are really spoiling us. Simon Moore leaves ; David Button joins.


2ND Sixteen into eleven won’t go. Cardiff pre-season friendly, One Direction and Buzzette

5TH It is, quite literally, a cup competition. Port Vale league opener, my top-ten cup performances and a caption competition

9TH The maddest game of football that ever existed. Sheffield United preview, Dagenham cup review & caption comp results

11TH When is a woman not a woman? When she’s an adult. A win against Sheffield United and Adidas women’s kit (or lack of)

16TH Always a legend despite the suspect hammy. The Last Word catches up with Paul Gibbs

18TH Pies, points and padlocks. Loyalty points, Gillingham (a) and Soccer AM

22ND Natalie Sawyer. Brentford FC. Jane Fonda Bluebird. What is the first XI, Walsall preview & internet search terms

25TH A life without risks is no life at all.  Conor McAleny injury and a win against Walsall 

28TH Nobody wants to see that. The drubbing at Derby

30TH I’d love to blame the ref but I just can’t (entirely)Goal free against Carlisle with some odd refereeing


2ND And on that bombshell. Marcello Trotta returns

4TH Sheer Bliss for Philadelphia. The Last Word catches up with Gary Blissett

7TH Coming soon to Griffin Park – the chamber of horrors. My top ten worst kits of the season

8TH Now that, Alanis, is ironic. Another red card and another drubbing – Bradford City

10TH What do you get when you add 92+1 ? A preview of Simon Cox’s charity marathon

11TH On Tuesday my mind really was in the gutter. ‘Pay what you can’, a double loan swoop and the hedgehog gutter brush

15TH Brentford have their very own Tourjansky moment. Tranmere away, James Bond’s finest and Beesplayer

17TH Is it time to give Adi, das boot up der backside? More on this season’s shirt and my top ten of all time

21ST The A-Z of the season so far. Erm, is an A-Z. Of the season so far

24TH Brentford can’t end Orient’s record but I wish they’d change ours. Defeat to Leyton Orient and the horror of Guaglione

25TH Will Grigg. A fair decision? The tribunal names the price for Will Grigg

28TH Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated? Will Grigg reaction and Coventry (a) preview


1ST It was Colonel Mustard. In the press box. With the PG Tips. Loan updates, victory at Coventry, Richard Lee and ‘Teagate’

3RD Dear Andy Ansah. If you aren’t going to the World Cup… Football filming at Griffin Park. And the best film about the beautiful game. Ever

6TH Ten games in, TW8 faces its own Chernobyl. The GPG approaches meltdown as Brentford lose at home to Rotherham

8TH Martin Taylor extends loan but who are Brentford’s greatest signings? My personal view of Brentford’s top ten best ever signings

10TH Jay Tabb. Tractor Boy, Top Man. The Last Word catches up with Jay Tabb

11TH Brentford supporter’s marathon trek begins today. Simon Cox starts his charity trek

13TH Another Lamex Lament. Uwe has a post match ‘chat with the boys’ as the Bees lose at Stevenage

15TH England fans, Poles apart. Rod Hull 1 Bernie Clifton 0 THAT band wind me up. Give me Rod Hull over Bernie Clifton

17TH Robert Taylor. A legend in our lunchtime. Flashback to my interview with Robert Taylor, ahead of his return to Griffin Park

18TH Colchester United, we’re coming for you. The dust has settled after Stevenage as Colchester await

19TH Insomniacs click here. Old footballers and old records. On this day in history – from Happy Days to Panini stickers

20TH At home a loan (or three) help Bees return to form. Colchester put to the sword (eventually)

21ST Still paying the penalty. Is it time to move on? Flares in the crowd and lay off Marcello Trotta

22ND The things you miss for Brentford. Thanks, Beesplayer. Another win. Bristol City away and Uwe’s reaction to the home crowd

24TH Exclusive interview – Richard Lee talks back. Richard Lee updates the Last Word on those false rumours and his season so far

25TH Lets hope Uwe has the last word on Saturday. Putting Uwe’s comments into perspective and Shrewsbury preview

27TH Three is the magic number for Uwe (and Leroy). The Bees beat Shrewsbury in front of a big crowd. Leroy has kind words, too

27TH Football’s greatest cup competition. And also the FA Cup. FA Cup draw preview and another caption competition

29TH Don’t forget about Buzzette. A reminder of the caption competition

31ST The A-Z of Brentford. October 2013. The month in 26 lines


2ND Buses, books and balls – it must be Brentford. Brentford bus, Uwe’s book and orange balls

3RD The case for 7(seven). A win against Crawley, forthcoming games and brackets (seven)

6TH Marcus Gayle. It’s like going home to see your Auntie and Uncle. Marcus Gayle revisited and FA Cup preview

7TH Be careful what you wish for. Balls.

8TH Is this the oddest kit ever and the Buzzette prizewinner is named. Some bizarre kits as Natalie Sawyer reveals her captionwinner

10TH Brentford clean up Staines with massive win. 5-0 FA Cup win

12TH From Bees and books to BT. Champions League deal, ‘BT flatmate rage’ and ITV. Plus more on Uwe’s book

14TH And you thought the red back was a controversial shirt. The Brentford shirt has nothing on some of those to be worn at the World Cup

15TH Why curry, Crewe and Brentford beat Monsieur Wenger every time. League One website round up. Martin Allen’s moment of genius

16TH Bees on the Beeb. This article will self destruct in nine hours. Ahead of the Crewe game, you can catch up with Brentford on TV and radio

17TH Bring on Wolves. Bees skittle Crewe to make it six in a row. Brentford steamroller Crewe. Next up, Wolves

18TH From Brentford to Al-Wakrah. Wolves to the Wankdorf. A stadium round up sees Wolves fans get very angry about a very weak pun

19TH ‘That band’ play second fiddle to Team 54. Gibraltar and Brentford share a link whilst I apologise to Wolves (kind of)

23RD The irresistible force meets the immovable object. Wolves preview

24TH Wolves can’t blow Brentford’s house down. Brentford excellent as they hold Wolves

26TH Brentford magnificent as Peterborough look for their cajones An electric atmosphere at Griffin Park as Brentford show their class against Posh


Billy and Uwe

Since ‘that chat’ after Stevenage, Brentford’s form has accelerated somewhat. Uwe discusses this with Billy

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