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Inside your Matchday Programme: Cardiff City

Alan Judge the cover star of BEES issue 22

1 March 2018

“Myself, Richard O’Kelly and Thomas Frank were delighted to sign one-year contract extensions… All three of us buy into the ethos of the Club and a long-term plan which is aimed towards the Premier League.”

From the Dugout: Head Coach on Leeds, Cardiff and contract extension


“At tomorrow’s match, we will hear more about the aspirations for our women’s programme and there will be a chance to meet some of the Brentford Women FC players.”

From the Boardroom: Mark Devlin’s behind-the-scenes update from TW8


“Warnock’s installed a can-do mentality; people who were underperforming are now performing above and beyond what you might expect of them.”

Hot Off the Press: With Dominic Booth of Wales Online


“People need to see that I'm the same person… I have no fear because of what happened to me before.”

Back on Track: BEES caught up with Alan Judge to discuss his new role in the team, drawing on past Play-Off experience and finding his range once again


“There’s nothing like knowing that the fans have your back… They chanted the ‘with Richard Lee in goal, it’s gonna be alright’ song for 90 minutes away at Tranmere Rovers.”

First, Best, Worst: From lucky let-offs to League Cup upsets, we chat to former Bees gloveman Richard Lee about his first, best and worst moments in a Brentford shirt


“It really was one of those ‘I was there’ games… A collective feeling that you only get when all the stars have aligned.”

Park Life: Nick Bruzon reflects on Brentford’s 5-0 victory over Birmingham City in his latest column


“I’ve been able to play at different levels in different leagues, obtain top goal-scorer for three consecutive seasons, and represent Middlesex County FA. I couldn’t be happier with what I’ve achieved.”

#BrentfordWomenFC: To mark International Women’s Day, BEES sat down with Brentford Women FC’s First-Team captain Lisa Grant and Development Team captain Charlotte Tanner to talk about their experiences in football. Ashley Cheatley, who works in the Club’s Ticket Office as well as playing the game herself, also told us about what it’s like to work at Griffin Park as well as representing other women’s teams across London.


“At 16 I joined Blackburn Rovers and suddenly had players in the age group above encouraging me to spend afternoons in the bookies.”

Last Word: Ben Burgess explores the pitfalls of being a young footballer


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

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