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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 B Team News

Match Previews

Match Preview: AC Milan vs Brentford B

20 Hours ago

Match: AC Milan vs Brentford B, Saturday 21 October 2017, 12:30 BST

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Gallery: B Team Pre-AC Milan Training

22 Hours ago

A look at the training on days three and four of the B Team's trip to Italy. Kevin O'Connor's side prepare for their match with AC Milan on Saturday. Photos by Chris Deacon.

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Brentford B Team

Analysis: Atalanta

19 October 2017

Chris Deacon of sat down with B Team Analyst Ben Chadwick on Thursday afternoon to talk through some of the positives and negatives of the 2-2 draw with Atalanta. He gave us his perspective, through the eyes of an analyst.

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Gallery: Atalanta vs Brentford B

19 October 2017

A brief look at some of the goings-on between Brentford B and Atalanta on Wednesday evening in Italy. Photos by Chris Deacon.

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