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For me the characters I remember are Ray Lyons,Chris Clapham,Blondie,Granty,Tony Ross,Lee.
Remember an away trip to Lincoln and stopping off in Grantham as one of the classic away days. I remember Ray Lyons as he was a friend from my Feltham days and my family had a lot of time for him.
The scenes in the Bricklayers after certain games brought many of these old faces together. Good old Times.

Some firm lol
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!
Good stuff!!! Used to be petrified of Mrs. B on the official coach as a 15 year old!!!! :)
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!

You should take a leaf out of her book, Peebee! - not been seen in ER for some time...
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!

Always look after Mrs Brown in the pub before games. Absolutely wonderful lady and great company. The distance she travels for home games is truly inspiring.
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!


...................................I make it then that you are one of Mrs. Brown's boys.....................................





......................or does she have a lovely daughter?.......................
 

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Always look after Mrs Brown in the pub before games. Absolutely wonderful lady and great company. The distance she travels for home games is truly inspiring.

Thank you very much,she always enjoys her time in the pub and very much appreciates all that's done for her
 

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His name is definitely Chas. As you say, he always used to shout "book him Dano" and "make it yours".
Steve and John stand at Ealing Road these days.

Maybe, but he was known as Ches because he came from Chessington! Always had problems getting home from away games when the coach got back late.
 

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Who was the bloke in paddock who looked like Les Battersby. He knew how to provoke a reaction from the away dug out.
 

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Who was the bloke in paddock who looked like Les Battersby. He knew how to provoke a reaction from the away dug out.

Never seen again after Sheffield Wdnesday-Gate. Assuming we're talking about the same Les Battersby lookylikey......
 

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No - before that in a league game. Can't remember the year but there was a bit of handbags in the Braemar forecourt and the old bill were looking for results.
Along with others, a good friend of mine was implicated through some very suspect cctv evidence but it was SO suspect that it didn't even get to court.
 

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Maybe, but he was known as Ches because he came from Chessington! Always had problems getting home from away games when the coach got back late.

Your correct he was known as Ches and he was from Chessington. Real name is Adrian I believe anyway I could always ask as I still stand with him at the back of Ealing Road
 

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No - before that in a league game. Can't remember the year but there was a bit of handbags in the Braemar forecourt and the old bill were looking for results.
Along with others, a good friend of mine was implicated through some very suspect cctv evidence but it was SO suspect that it didn't even get to court.

I'd forgotten all about this....how time flies! I didn't realise "Les" hadn't been seen since....he's missed out on quite a bit!
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!

Yep , i always give her a hug when i see her on way out.
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!



...............................how long does it take her to drive back to Glastonbury after she's been in the pub?..............................;)
 

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Mrs Brown ,thats my Mum still drives up from Glastonbury for the majority of home games at the ripe old age of 86 !!!

I stand next to Mrs Brown at Ealing Road end and my dad stands behind her. I have known her for 5 and a half years and my dad has known her for 45 years. She is a lovely lady, Brentford mad.
 

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There is loads of characters associated with BFC, unfortunately a lot of them are no longer with us.
 

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Bernie’s endearing love of dogs- on the same train a dog tethered with sisal by a neerdowell. ‘Like your dog but your’re a c**t’.
Dave Grant at Scunnie away in our league 2 promotion season leading the crowd with Two Little Boys. Bernie on the train back playing snooker down the train corridor with a cue and ball he had acquired from somewhere.
 

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Bernie’s endearing love of dogs- on the same train a dog tethered with sisal by a neerdowell. ‘Like your dog but your’re a c**t’.
Is that Bernie Watson you're referring to?

Never met the man myself, so cannot comment on what he was like.

But a Scottish friend of mine was once confronted by him in a bar after Bees had played one of the Bristol teams (can't remember which) at GP. For background, my friend lived in Brentford with a local girl who was a lifelong Bees supporter. They were both season ticket holders.

Anyhow, Watson was so drunk that he couldn't distinguish between a Tayside accent and a Brizzle one. And taking exception to an "away" supporter drinking in a Brentford bar, he wanted to fight him (I think some of his friends may have talked him down, and my friend, who's a gentle soul, just walked away).

Anyhow, I guess he was a "character", too.

(Apologies if you're talking about a different Bernie)
 

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Were Dougie White and 120 watts allowed down the Hounslow arcade? Percy remembered fondly. Recall a party down Bell Road when he called our attention to someone having a knee trembler in the car park. Having assembled he cried' Hey thats my missus'. Classy place Hounslow. Then there was Chalkiie 120s buddy. Three months at Oxford away and never seen since.
 

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Sounds like the same Bernie. I would like to nominate his dog who he trained to bark at the opposition goalkeeper at the Ealaing Road whenever he picked up the ball.
 

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Bin there... done that!

Anyway, it is inevitable as night follows day that anyone managing a budget that might get a bit of a squeeze on it will be trotting out the "Look at what happened in Paris, give me more money" line.
 

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Meanwhile .................. no sign a return of Bill the Fish on the New Road turnstiles.

The guy asked said he'd never heard of him!

Maybe he's been arrested 'limping in charge of a wheelie bin'?
 

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Meanwhile .................. no sign a return of Bill the Fish on the New Road turnstiles.

The guy asked said he'd never heard of him!

Maybe he's been arrested 'limping in charge of a wheelie bin'?
He was in usual place in NR last Saturday, somebody asked him how he was doing and he said he was doing OK or words to that effect.
 

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Has he got his mobile back? Perhaps we can all text Slatts and wish him good luck :)
 

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Diabolical that Slatts got nicked for that and that he had his PC taken.
I thought that was not permissable for this alleged offence.
Sorry, I don't think it's at all funny.:nono:
Not you mori.

I was never a fan of Slatts on the GPG but I don't see why his PC or phone is relevant to his arrest. Hope he's got a good lawyer because I'd be going to town on this one.... Good luck Slatts.
 

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I had missed the wheelie bin story until Newsbot picked it up today.

If you're out there fight the power slatts :wave: best of luck :wave:
 

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I missed this too poor slatts. Can the club change his st to the new road side? :cutthecrap:
 
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