Can a leopard change his spots as Preston visit?

17 Sep

Saturday morning, TW8. The torrential downpour of Friday is but a fleeting memory as Brentford await the visit of Preston North End. Instead it is the memory of Wednesday night at Aston Villa and a wonderfully hard fought point in a game that we can count ourselves hugely unlucky not to have won by the end, which is just one of many motivating factors today.

Villa Park was wonderful. An incredible stadium and a great experience although at the end of the day (Clive) it has been and gone. The tickets are now residing in the stub collection (should anybody own such a thing) ; the half and half scarves at the back of the wardrobe. Or, preferably, a bonfire. Whilst we may get another chance to play them next season for now it is all about Preston.

To read the rest of this article, season 2016/17 is now available for download on e-book in the retrospective: Welcome Home, King Jota (Brentford FC season review 2016/17)

 Priced at just £1.99, all sales are being donated to the Brentford FC Community Sports Trust.

Likewise any sales from the previous titles – Celebrating like they’d won the FA Cup (2013/14), Tales from the football village (2014/15) and Ready. Steady. Go Again. (2015/16) – are also now going to the BFCCST. 

Containing the least bad of the blogs from May 2016 to May 2017 along with a smattering of new material, you can pick it up, here. Its all for a great cause and,hey, you may even enjoy it…..

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Bees fans celebrate the equaliser at Villa Park

 

Griffin Park pitch invasion

Some people are on the pitch – what a denouement to that Preston game

 

Keith Stroud montage

Keith Stroud – we all know the drill

 

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One Response to “Can a leopard change his spots as Preston visit?”

  1. Bernard Quackenbush (@BernardQuack) September 17, 2016 at 7:56 am #

    Today is all about Preston. Villa is now history and the past. History, rather than the now and the future, is something 1 or 2 of their supporters still believe is the be all and end all. Whereas Brentford are a club that never looks back, only forward.

    Nice comments about Bees Player. The voice of Mark Burridge has been a constant voice in my home for many years, and I can never praise his commentaries highly enough. Having ‘expert’ pundits this season has also been very welcome. For those of us at the games we dont have to miss out as I have enjoyed watching (and listening) back the full 90 minutes of games on Bees Player. Before I set off from Dorset today, I am looking forward to watching the whole of the Villa game

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