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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

Stella Zhang: "Brentford is a Club which is really progressive"

11 Hours ago

Towards the end of 2020 Stella Zhang joined the Brentford B setup as a new Physiotherapist and works day-to-day with the players to help them get back to full fitness following injury.

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Brentford B Team

Fin Stevens: "It's good to play in different positions"

21 Hours ago

Brentford B's Fin Stevens says he is enjoying getting used to playing different positions having turned out in central midfield for the young Bees against Luton recently. Fin has featured...

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Brentford B Team

Neil MacFarlane: "The boys deserved something from the game"

25 February 2021

Brentford B Head Coach Neil MacFarlane felt his side deserved something from the game after they came out on the end of a narrow 2-1 defeat to a Luton Town XI. The young Bees controlled large parts of...

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Match Reports

Brentford B 1 Luton Town XI 2

24 February 2021

Brentford B were narrowly beaten 2-1 by a Luton Town XI at Bisham Abbey earlier today.

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