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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

Loan Round-Up: Ellery Balcombe’s Bromley set for FA Trophy Final at Wembley

19 May 2022

Having concluded their National League season, Bromley now turn their attentions to an FA Trophy Final against Wrexham at Wembley on Sunday as they aim to finish their season with silverware.

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Brentford B Team

Loan Round-Up: Elimination Finals success for Lachlan Brook and Adelaide United

16 May 2022

Its was a successful weekend for Lachlan Brook and Adelaide United as they booked an A League Semi-Final clash with Melbourne City having beaten Central Coast Mariners 3-1 at Coopers Stadium on...

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First Team

Loan Round-Up: Minutes for Mads and Ellery in midweek draws

13 May 2022

There was midweek minutes for a couple of our players this week and there will be more potential game time coming in the next few days too.

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First Team

Loan Round-Up: Luka Racic nets as HB Køge claim win

9 May 2022

Luka Racic scored for HB Køge at the weekend as he helped them to a 2-1 win over Esbjerg in the Danish First Division.

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