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Inside your Matchday Programme: Ipswich Town

Emiliano Marcondes the cover star of BEES #25

10 April 2019

“The message to the team now is simple: we must continue to show the same character and attacking quality while cutting out the defensive mistakes. Ipswich are fighting for their lives, so we need to be bang up there with a top performance this evening.”

From the Dugout: Thomas Frank looks ahead to the visit of Ipswich Town


Match Preview: Line-ups, latest news and last-five form guide


In Opposition: Squad list, profiles and stats. Get clued up on our visitors  


Four in Focus: Town’s key quartet in profile


“Some of the football has been really good, but Ipswich are still finding ways to concede sloppy goals and they aren’t scoring – they just aren’t clinical enough in either box.”

Hot off the Press: With Stuart Watson of the Ipswich Star


Heroes and Villains: Greville Waterman looks back on some previous clashes with today’s opponents through the lens of two significant performances


“My story won’t end on an injury. When I have success, people will be able to see I’ve worked hard for it.”

Football Is My Everything: In a revealing interview with BEES, Emiliano Marcondes speaks about dealing with setbacks, life in London and the importance of football when times get tough


Big Book of Griffin Park: The West London Observer’s report on an eventful clash with The Tractor Boys in 1955


“I think Griffin Park had a big part to play in it [the title win]. Scotty got us playing forward football, attacking in the sense of advancing quickly and I think the fans enjoyed that. One of the main components of success is fast, forward football. Whether that’s passing forward or going more direct, you need athletic players and I think that was key for us, really.”

History Boys: Ryan Dickson looks back on the 2008/09 campaign


“What can we say about tonight’s visit from Ipswich Town beyond issuing a huge welcome back to Alan Judge? Nobody can deny how popular Judgey was during his time at Griffin Park – from the promotion sealing penalty against Preston all the way through to this season’s stunner at Arsenal.”

Park Life: Fan Columnist Nick Bruzon on the return of Alan Judge


Brentford B: On board with the B Squad. Chris Deacon’s cup final preview plus a recap of the recent trips to France and Italy


You’re the Boss: Having attended his first Brentford game in February 1990, Head of Communications Chris Wickham has no shortage of players to choose from for his ultimate Bees XI


“In days gone by it was always someone’s dad who was manager and he had zero coaching qualifications other than watching games on TV in the pub.”

Last Word: Former Bees forward Ben Burgess discusses his involvement in grassroots football


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