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Strength and Conditioning Coach

James Purdue started his career in Sports Science after studying it at University before specializing in football. Initially with Reading, he moved to Brentford as Academy conditioning coach in May 2012.

James then stepped up to work with the First Team after the initial departure of Chris Haslam to Wigan Athletic in early 2014. He is now tasked with leading the B Team's strength and conditioning, both on the pitch and in the gym.

Latest News: Brentford B

Brentford B Team

Jared Thompson: "I'm looking forward to working with a really good group of lads"

21 September 2020

New Brentford B recruit Jared Thompson says he's looking forward to getting started with the young Bees have agreed a short-term deal. The Goalkeeper joined after most recently spending time with...

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Brentford B Team

Jared Thompson signs for Brentford B

20 September 2020

Brentford Football Club is pleased to announce the signing of Jared Thompson on a short-term contract with the goalkeeper joining Neil MacFarlane’s Brentford B.

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Brentford B Team

Luka Racic in action as Northampton exit Carabao Cup

18 September 2020

Luka Racic played 45 minutes for Northampton Town last night as they exited the Carabao Cup at the Second-Round stage with a 4-0 defeat at Ashton Gate.

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Brentford B Team

Lewis Gordon: "We'll need to use this as a learning curve"

15 September 2020

Brentford B defender Lewis Gordon believes the defeat in the London Senior Cup Final to Hendon will prove a valuable learning curve for the side going forward having lost 1-0 in extra-time.

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