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Luke Stopforth

Head of Data & Technology

Luke started his career with Crystal Palace in the Performance Analysis department after completing a bachelor's degree at the University of Chichester and then a master's degree in Cardiff. 

During this time he was also working on his coaching as a football coach at soccer camps for youngsters between the age of six to 18. In 2010, he became the lead analyst of UWIC men's football team before moving to Brentford a year later. 

He joined in June 2011, becoming a First Team Performance Analyst under then then-head-of-department Neil McIlhargey. With Neil moving to Rangers with Mark Warburton in 2015, Luke stepped into the lead role with The Bees and has been in charge ever since.

Latest First Team News

First Team

Watch The Warm Up now

12 Hours ago

The weekend is here and so are Stu and the boys to get you ready for Sunday's game against Leicester City.

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Brentford B Team

Loan Round-Up: Aaron Pressley nets fourth AFC Wimbledon goal in midweek

14 Hours ago

There was a midweek goal and a win for Aaron Pressley and AFC Wimbledon in midweek as he helped the side to a 1-0 win away at Lincoln City.

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First Team

Youth International Review: Wins for Mads Bidstrup and Jan Žambůrek on Thursday

8 October 2021

There was youth international action for two of our players on Thursday evening in UEFA Under-21 European Championship Qualifying matches.

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First Team

International Review: Frank Onyeka plays 90 minutes as Nigeria are narrowly beaten

8 October 2021

Brentford midfielder Frank Onyeka played 90 minutes for Nigeria in their 1-0 defeat to Central African Republic in their 2022 World Cup Qualifier.

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