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Swill Odgers co lead singer of The Men They Couldn't Hang aka TMTCH. Folk punk band from the late 80s still going strong in a niche sort of way. They won Best Live Band in the folking.com 2019 awards.
I'm happy to have him in my BFC supergroup playing at the last game at GP. Seen them live, very good. Aren't some of the band from Acton?
 

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Swill Odgers co lead singer of The Men They Couldn't Hang aka TMTCH. Folk punk band from the late 80s still going strong in a niche sort of way. They won Best Live Band in the folking.com 2019 awards.
Not as good as Merriman Weir...#fact
 

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Lesley Waters, sometime TV chef it seems. Born in Ealing.
 

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My first visit to Griffin Park Park was Brentford vs Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 18, 1947 when i was a nine-year-old. The Bees thrashed the Wolves four-one and Brentford took my soul and I've been a fan ever since that day. I'm hoping to see us back in the top tier before I check out. I'm not famous by I am a true Brentford supporter!
 

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My first visit to Griffin Park Park was Brentford vs Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 18, 1947 when i was a nine-year-old. The Bees thrashed the Wolves four-one and Brentford took my soul and I've been a fan ever since that day. I'm hoping to see us back in the top tier before I check out. I'm not famous by I am a true Brentford supporter!
This was also my first match and I have the programme in a protective cover in my office........not the one I would have had on the day but a programme sourced for me by my good friend BeeH many years ago.

What a team Wolves had and we did venture into this on a thread years ago when I believe someone asked whether Billy Wright ever played at Griffin Park. He certainly wasn't in the team that day and Wolves fielded:-

Bert Williams
McLean
Pritchard
Crook
Cullis
Miller
Hancock
Pye
Westcott
Forbes
Mullen.

Wolves finished third on goal difference just one point behind the Champions Liverpool and Brentford did the double over Wolves having won 2-1 at Molyneux earlier in the season. So Liverpool owe us bigtime!!

I was in New Road and my abiding memory is of Stan Cullis going absolutely crazy and losing his temper as the goals rained in.
 

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This was also my first match and I have the programme in a protective cover in my office........not the one I would have had on the day but a programme sourced for me by my good friend BeeH many years ago.

What a team Wolves had and we did venture into this on a thread years ago when I believe someone asked whether Billy Wright ever played at Griffin Park. He certainly wasn't in the team that day and Wolves fielded:-

Bert Williams
McLean
Pritchard
Crook
Cullis
Miller
Hancock
Pye
Westcott
Forbes
Mullen.

Wolves finished third on goal difference just one point behind the Champions Liverpool and Brentford did the double over Wolves having won 2-1 at Molyneux earlier in the season. So Liverpool owe us bigtime!!

I was in New Road and my abiding memory is of Stan Cullis going absolutely crazy and losing his temper as the goals rained in.
Great memories. Thanks for sharing.
 

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Put me in the crowd as well. My abiding memory of this match is the crowd getting angry at Cullis for his fouling of Hopkins. By this time the ex England captain was quite slow so had to revert to professsionalism (dirty B***er). The teams left by the centre of Braemar at the time and as kids we could touch the players as they left the pitch, This also allowed adults to reach the teams and I clearly remember Cullis getting a few well aimed punches from the pre-paddock crowd. Happy days.
 

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Put me in the crowd as well. My abiding memory of this match is the crowd getting angry at Cullis for his fouling of Hopkins. By this time the ex England captain was quite slow so had to revert to professsionalism (dirty B***er). The teams left by the centre of Braemar at the time and as kids we could touch the players as they left the pitch, This also allowed adults to reach the teams and I clearly remember Cullis getting a few well aimed punches from the pre-paddock crowd. Happy days.
I’m surprised but also laughing. Imagine being able to get to the players like that these days.

Makes, Mr plastic pint and a few drops of beer, reaction seem so over the top, as it was of course.
 

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My first visit to Griffin Park Park was Brentford vs Wolverhampton Wanderers on January 18, 1947 when i was a nine-year-old. The Bees thrashed the Wolves four-one and Brentford took my soul and I've been a fan ever since that day. I'm hoping to see us back in the top tier before I check out. I'm not famous by I am a true Brentford supporter!
Your theme song comes into my head, every time you post.
“Going to a party, meet me on after school.
We’re going to a place where the jive is really cool. “
 

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Please keep to thread. The free for all going on here is a bit like facebook. No wonder GPGers and dwindling.
 

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So was 47 the last time.we.were.in the.top flight? If so then amazing we still have supporters who went to these games. Hopefully very soon you will be rewarded by us returning.
 

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So was 47 the last time.we.were.in the.top flight? If so then amazing we still have supporters who went to these games. Hopefully very soon you will be rewarded by us returning.
Of course. When else have we been in the top tier?
 

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My dad is not exactly famous (in fact, mentioning it reminds me of when David Brent shared a stage with "Bubble from Big Brother"..), but he's the Judge on BBC's "Murder, Mystery and my Family". We've been sitting in the Braemar Road since the early/mid-90s. He has always been a Man City fan (thanks to Bert Trautmann) but is as much of a Brentford fan these days. We have season tickets with my sister and my nephew these days and will be in the new stadium. COYB!!
 

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My dad is not exactly famous (in fact, mentioning it reminds me of when David Brent shared a stage with "Bubble from Big Brother"..), but he's the Judge on BBC's "Murder, Mystery and my Family". We've been sitting in the Braemar Road since the early/mid-90s. He has always been a Man City fan (thanks to Bert Trautmann) but is as much of a Brentford fan these days. We have season tickets with my sister and my nephew these days and will be in the new stadium. COYB!!
Can he come and be a moderator? There's plenty of material to get through if he's bored!
 

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My dad is not exactly famous (in fact, mentioning it reminds me of when David Brent shared a stage with "Bubble from Big Brother"..), but he's the Judge on BBC's "Murder, Mystery and my Family". We've been sitting in the Braemar Road since the early/mid-90s. He has always been a Man City fan (thanks to Bert Trautmann) but is as much of a Brentford fan these days. We have season tickets with my sister and my nephew these days and will be in the new stadium. COYB!!
Love that program. Can I have a signed photo?
 
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I'm not sure about a podcast but it's here on the 5Live website. The interview starts at around 1:42.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000c2gc
Thanks OhBeeHave.
We certainly have a great mixture of fans. Very heartening.
Often wondered why a ‘rubbish’ club like us produces such committed, devoted and ardent fans?!?!!!
Dunkirk Spirit, love of the underdog and ‘who are ya’.
Let’s hope we don’t lose it.
 

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away....little did we know that the very first character we saw in the saga was a :bees:

02:35 into the movie :computer:

Actually that was played by the late Kenny Baker,a different R2
 

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I hate to break the news to you, but better done today, to give you time to prepare for the otherwise crushing disappointment and hopelessness of the full realisation tomorrow.....
It's OK...colours are red and white, is super speedy, performs miracles and brings so much pleasure to so many people, obviously exists, always alive in my heart and soul, beelieve, roll on Boxing Day :sorted::bees:
 

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Margot Robbie (yum yum)

In 2008 she played a character named Caitlin Brentford in City Homicide........does that count???
 

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