BFC Chelsea in 2013 vs BFC Chelsea now. How much stronger are we?

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Who would you choose? (2013 players at their level then, not currently)

Moore or Bentley?
Logan or Colin?
Craig or Bjelland?
Douglas or Egan?
Bidwell or Field?
Adeyemi or Yennaris?
Diagouraga or Woods?
Forshaw or Machecran?
Forrester or Jota?
Donaldson or Sawyers?
Trotta or Vibe?

I reckon it's about 6-5 or 7-4 to today's squad. We are slightly stronger than the last time we played Chelsea, and obviously in a higher division. However, this is somewhat neutralised by not being in a confident squad that is used to winning weak in, weak out.

It is to the enormous credit of Brentford FC that none of the Brentford XI of 2013, some four years later, are playing their football below L1 level.

*I know Harlee Dean, the sole survivor of 2013, is not on the list, before any pedant mentions so. ;-)
 

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Who would you choose? (2013 players at their level then, not currently)

Moore or Bentley?
Logan or Colin?
Craig or Bjelland?
Douglas or Egan?
Bidwell or Field?
Adeyemi or Yennaris?
Diagouraga or Woods?
Forshaw or Machecran?
Forrester or Jota?
Donaldson or Sawyers?
Trotta or Vibe?

I reckon it's about 6-5 or 7-4 to today's squad. We are slightly stronger than the last time we played Chelsea, and obviously in a higher division. However, this is somewhat neutralised by not being in a confident squad that is used to winning weak in, weak out.

It is to the enormous credit of Brentford FC that none of the Brentford XI of 2013, some four years later, are playing their football below L1 level.

*I know Harlee Dean, the sole survivor of 2013, is not on the list, before any pedant mentions so. ;-)
Douglas was superb in the home game, Jake would get in today's team at present, Forshaw and Donaldson would walk in.
 

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Who would you choose? (2013 players at their level then, not currently)

Moore or Bentley?
Logan or Colin?
Craig or Bjelland?
Douglas or Egan?


I make it 6-4 to the 2013 team with one too close to call
Why have you matched Forrester with Jota when Jota hasn't started a match for us for over a year
Vibe versus Trotta is interesting - I cant see Vibe hitting the crossbar with a penalty or having the strength to wrestle
the ball off King Kev in the first place.



Bidwell or Field?
Adeyemi or Yennaris?
Diagouraga or Woods?
Forshaw or Machecran?
Forrester or Jota?
Donaldson or Sawyers?
Trotta or Vibe?

I reckon it's about 6-5 or 7-4 to today's squad. We are slightly stronger than the last time we played Chelsea, and obviously in a higher division. However, this is somewhat neutralised by not being in a confident squad that is used to winning weak in, weak out.

It is to the enormous credit of Brentford FC that none of the Brentford XI of 2013, some four years later, are playing their football below L1 level.

*I know Harlee Dean, the sole survivor of 2013, is not on the list, before any pedant mentions so. ;-)
 

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If you are comparing them at the best level of consistent performance they put in for us, I have it 8-3 in favour of the 2013 team.
 

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Bentley

Colin Dean Egan Bidwell

Jota Douglas Forshaw Toums Forrester

Donaldson

6-5 to 2013

:)
 

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Todays team but forshaw and Douglas in for nico and josh. Donaldson in for vibe
 

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For me (4-2-3-1)
Bentley
Colin Dean Egan Bidwell
Diagouraga Woods
Forrester Forshaw Jota
Donaldson

[Forrester as he was then, not now)

I think that's an even split
 

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Interesting post. I just assumed we would have a far better chance this weekend, but seeing our team from 2013 compared to what we will put out on Saturday, 2013 certainly had better players :-(
 
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Bentley
Colin
Bjelland
Egan
Bidwell
Yennaris
Woods
Forshaw
Jota
Donaldson
Trotta


7/4
 

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