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Inside your Matchday Programme: Millwall

Ollie Watkins takes centre stage in tomorrow’s Bees

13 October 2017

“I thought that coming through the last week of September unbeaten shows the progress we have made”.

From the Dugout: Head Coach reflects on September fixtures and looks ahead to Millwall test.


“If all has gone to plan, today's game will be the first to be played in front of our state-of-the-art digital perimeter advertising. I have mentioned previously how important this new digital asset will be in assisting the commercial sales team achieve the increased revenues we need to generate”.

From the Boardroom: Mark Devlin on an eventful international break.


“The dead shell of a hand grenade was thrown onto the pitch behind the goalmouth at Griffin Park on Saturday during Brentford’s game against Millwall”.

Moment in Time: a look back on an explosive contest with Millwall on 6 November 1964.


“It’ll be a more traditional approach; Brentford will have most of the possession, Millwall will look to break and then pin Brentford in with corners and free-kicks”.

Hot off the Press: with John Kelly of The Southwark News.


“I don’t want to put too much pressure on myself – I won’t take the highs too high and the lows too low. It’s important to maintain a balance, to keep performing and contributing goals and assists”.

The Weight of Expectation: Ollie Watkins on Play-Off Final defeat, being named EFL Young Player of the Year, and his first three months at Griffin Park.


“I also played at Celtic, where I scored the winning goal… My parents had to move out of their house because the Celtic fans smashed the windows in!”

First, Best, Worst: from pints with Peter Gelson to running at Richmond Park, we chat to former playmaker Jackie Graham about his first, best and worst moments in professional football.


“This sort of behaviour would have had Clough and Taylor turning in their graves… After all, if God had wanted us to play football in the clouds, he'd have put grass up there”.

Snapshot: David Ohl’s topical take on all things Bees.


“Pedestrian wasn’t the word as Harry Kane’s penalty separated the teams in a game that appeared to be taking place in front of the marquee from the Great British Bake Off”.

Park Life: the latest musings from Nick Bruzon.


“We moved the ball quickly and I think our quality showed in possession – there was a few moments around the box that showed that we need to work on ways of trying to break down that kind of defence – but ultimately I’m pleased with the performance”.

#BrentfordB: Allan Steele reflects on Tuesday’s draw with Exeter City in our B Team round-up.


“Rest and recovery is a vital part of being a sportsman… I won’t mention the name of the player at one of my former clubs who came back from three days off, 7lbs heavier!”

The Last Word: Ben Burgess on the perils of the international break.


For all the above plus much more, pick up a copy of BEES around Griffin Park tomorrow for just £3.50. 

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