"Pennyhill Park has become the base of operations for Brentford’s B team for the final few weeks of the 2021-22 season. While construction work takes place at the Jersey Road site to build a new temporary training facility for the entire club’s use, Neil MacFarlane’s squad have settled nicely into their new environment, which is normally used by England’s men’s rugby union side.

"The Athletic visits the luxury hotel in the Surrey countryside south west of London two days after Brentford B lost to Barnet in the final of the Middlesex FA Senior Challenge Cup on penalties, following a 1-1 draw. It was a disappointing result, but the players and coaching staff have already switched their attention to their next challenge."

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