Griffin Park - angriest memories

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As we say a prolonged goodbye to our old home, just for fun, what footballing situations have made you the angriest you have been at Griffin Park?

In time, has your view of said situation changed?
 

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Notts County 98th minute winner which effectively got us relegated, there was about 2 mins of real injury time. i think it was the ref Biggar that did it.

Chesterfields last minute equaliser in the Martin Allen days, 7 draws out of 9 cost us promotion and he took all the forwards off and tried top hang on for 20 minutes in every game and we gave a goal away every time.
 
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Notts County 98th minute winner which effectively got us relegated, there was about 2 mins of real injury time. i think it was the ref Biggar that did it.

Chesterfields last minute equaliser in the Martin Allen days, 7 draws out of 9 cost us promotion and he took all the forwards off and tried top hang on for 20 minutes in every game and we gave a goal away every time.
equaliser not winner.
 
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Trotta penalty fiasco v Donny.

Jamie Bates's soft as sh*t penalty v Huddersfield
 

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Trotta’s penalty miss.Stunned disbelief preceded the anger .
 

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Losing at home, to Plymouth I think, late 70's or early 80's. We were so crap. I threw my scarf onto the pitch and screamed I was never coming back. I was there next home game of course.
 

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when they ran out of soap in the ealing road dunnies
 

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Brighton equaliser in 7th minute of added time, after Kerschbaumer looked to have won the game for us three minutes earlier.
 

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A not so obvious one for me:

Bristol City's 98th minute equaliser during the poor start to the 17/18 season.
That's the one where Josh Mc was rollling around and subsequently got carried off, only to be told the next day that there was nothing the matter with him!
 

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That's the one where Josh Mc was rollling around and subsequently got carried off, only to be told the next day that there was nothing the matter with him!
On a stretcher with an Oxygen mask on FFS! Played next game or rather started next game.
 

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Trotta, then Donny running up the other end and scoring.
Made my f'kin blood boil!!

Also, Cureton's equaliser for Reading and messing up our promotion.
 

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Too many to mention lol, but here goes a few.

1. Gary Owers taking the pee
2. Cureton scoring the late equaliser for Reading
3. Bircham half volley to give them a late win.
4. Burnley at home when Farkoffski went on strike. Had the Burnley subs sitting the row in front getting chirpy. The only time I have ever had to leave at HT for the sake of their and my own wellbeing!!
5. David Davis in the dugout when we lost at home to Wolves in the promotion season. Most gobby little runt which saw the red mist descend in a very big way. Ably assisted by Sonofabee and others lol

More fun times than bad though!
 

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Doncaster...…… I was seething.
I think it's the angriest I've been outside football as well.
 

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Anyone remember the League Cup match v Burnley late 1960? Good crowd turned up to watch the current D1 champions and one of the most attractive teams in the country. The programme listed all their stars but they made 10 changes, putting out their reserve team. I've never heard so much booing and whistling at GP as the announcer read out all the changes.

We drew 1-1 and were only narrowly beaten 2-1 by their full first team in the replay a couple of weeks later.
 

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Too many to mention lol, but here goes a few.

1. Gary Owers taking the pee
2. Cureton scoring the late equaliser for Reading
3. Bircham half volley to give them a late win.
4. Burnley at home when Farkoffski went on strike. Had the Burnley subs sitting the row in front getting chirpy. The only time I have ever had to leave at HT for the sake of their and my own wellbeing!!
5. David Davis in the dugout when we lost at home to Wolves in the promotion season. Most gobby little runt which saw the red mist descend in a very big way. Ably assisted by Sonofabee and others lol

More fun times than bad though!
All of those plus Bigger time, Huddersfield at home in the play offs, and when Matt Joseph gave it the big un in front of New Road.
 

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Gary Owers

Cureton scoring for Reading

Somner giving away a penalty (and equaliser) in extra time when we had just scored in extra time during the great escape

Losing to sh*tty Dagenham in the mist on a Tuesday night with a really dire team

Losing to Grimsby (Butchers last game)
 

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A home game with Bristol Rovers in the 80s when we lost 0-3 ( I think) Holloway was playing for Rovers. The Rovers bench called over one of their players and pointed at our CB, Whitehead. A few minutes later this player took Whitehead out late and a fight broke out which saw them both sent off. I was standing next to the Rovers bench and the rest of the game consisted of a massive argument between a few of us, Sir Nigel Brooks was involved, and their bench. proper nasty it got. Would have been a life ban nowadays no doubt. I've seen lots of things which were worse but this sticks with me.
 

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Notts County 98th minute winner which effectively got us relegated, there was about 2 mins of real injury time. i think it was the ref Biggar that did it.

Chesterfields last minute equaliser in the Martin Allen days, 7 draws out of 9 cost us promotion and he took all the forwards off and tried top hang on for 20 minutes in every game and we gave a goal away every time.
Concur on both and I would add the ref in the play off game vs Boro, a good ref would have sent Fatty Tomlin before half time and not booked the sub by mistake in the second half when the other guilty centre back was already on a yellow.
He would have red carded Forshaw for the cowardly tackle on Toumani and he then took the corner they scored from.
Mad doesn’t start to describe my mood
 

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Doncaster at home.......October 1984.

One of the dullest games I’ve ever seen, for 89 minutes then a last minute goal for us cue pandemonium in the oak amongst a crowd of about 4,000.

While we all celebrating Donny went up the Ealing road and equalised with the last kick of the game to send their knot of less than a 100 in the corner of New Road equally potty.

Everyone was apoplectic at the sheer injustice of having an underserved win snatched from us, I as a callow 14 year old followed a mob of Bees up to the Layton Road car park where a shower of coins were flung at the visitors.

Being in the middle of the miners strike they didn’t hurl them back but scrabbled around u see the coaches to pick up the coins and put them in their pockets.

Doubt many others will remember this utterly forgettable game but it’s just one of those ones that’s stuck with me, soon to be lost.....like tears in the rain
 

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Notts County 98th minute winner which effectively got us relegated, there was about 2 mins of real injury time. i think it was the ref Biggar that did it.

Chesterfields last minute equaliser in the Martin Allen days, 7 draws out of 9 cost us promotion and he took all the forwards off and tried top hang on for 20 minutes in every game and we gave a goal away every time.
Chesterfield equaliser was during the great escape not the promotion season. Really thought we were going down after that.

I remember being very angry against Birmingham at home when we first got promoted to the championship. Tony Craig got sent off and it seemed like every decision went against us before Moses popped up with a late equaliser.
 

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The "Webb out" protests [the red cards]
The "Noades$ Out" era (including the Reading last game of the season 'situation' when people were asked to leave the playing surface :cool: )

Mainly because of the conflict these two created between the fans which resulted in ahem 'differing opinions' being expressed

I can also recall being incandescent with frequent perceived injustices down the years and equally at the lack of effort at some of those to pull on the red and white stripes (which for some reason really gets on my proverbials)...!
 

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Angriest I’ve ever been at a match I clearly remember and still seethe at the memory: 2006 League Cup at home against Luton. Brentford didn’t even pretend to care, and 0-3 flattered us. We totally quit before the match even started. I was sure we’d be down by Christmas that year. It was embarrassing.
 

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Doncaster at home.......October 1984.

One of the dullest games I’ve ever seen, for 89 minutes then a last minute goal for us cue pandemonium in the oak amongst a crowd of about 4,000.

While we all celebrating Donny went up the Ealing road and equalised with the last kick of the game to send their knot of less than a 100 in the corner of New Road equally potty.

Everyone was apoplectic at the sheer injustice of having an underserved win snatched from us, I as a callow 14 year old followed a mob of Bees up to the Layton Road car park where a shower of coins were flung at the visitors.

Being in the middle of the miners strike they didn’t hurl them back but scrabbled around u see the coaches to pick up the coins and put them in their pockets.

Doubt many others will remember this utterly forgettable game but it’s just one of those ones that’s stuck with me, soon to be lost.....like tears in the rain
Was this a night game? I remember this v Donny and was as peeved as you, if it's the one I remember we could have gone second with a win which didn't happen often back then
 

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I have always shown my emotion when I feel an injustice or generally get wound up at football ( I'm usually very placid )but I really lost it, with others, when we played Reading in a night game at the start of the 85/86 season. This was when they had a run of thirteen straight wins from the beginning of the season and this was game number seven. Two minutes to go and drawing 1-1 and with Reading lucky to be level, they play a ball into our penalty area Where Trevor Senior managed to turn and score...The injustice felt when the final whistle blew, all I can remember is coming out of the ground and running up the Braemer Road towards the Ealing Road baying for blood, but being rebuked by police along with many others. On mass we quickly turned the other way to run back up towards Brook road, luckily for me with my lungs gasping and my legs doing a good impression of rubber bands I stopped and came to my senses. (Of sort )
 
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Was this a night game? I remember this v Donny and was as peeved as you, if it's the one I remember we could have gone second with a win which didn't happen often back then
Yup Tuesday or Wednesday evening 84/5 season
 

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Scummies beating us in the leyland Daf cup semi, then invading the pitch and trying to jump in hate corner. Cemented my hatred for those scum bag Zulu *****
 

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Plenty of misery, but my angry moment was early seventies when a Grimsby crew took the Royal Oak in a badly attended march. Eventually they ran. Strange but true.
 

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Can’t remember who we were playing or what the score was, but it was after we had sold Andy Scott and Robert Quinn to Oxford for peanuts, and there was a protest against Noades in the Braemar Road forecourt.

I was absolutely seething that night and I dread to think what I would have done to the old bastard if I had got my hands on him.
 

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Can’t remember who we were playing or what the score was, but it was after we had sold Andy Scott and Robert Quinn to Oxford for peanuts, and there was a protest against Noades in the Braemar Road forecourt.

I was absolutely seething that night and I dread to think what I would have done to the old bastard if I had got my hands on him.
Week before the Kibgstonian debacle in the cup we were 3-0 down to Rotherham at half time and Bernie Watson was marching up and down the passage behind New Road bellowing “NOADES C***! NOADES C***! NOADES C***!”
 

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Scummies beating us in the leyland Daf cup semi, then invading the pitch and trying to jump in hate corner. Cemented my hatred for those scum bag Zulu *****
Don't remember that happening.
 

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Can’t remember who we were playing or what the score was, but it was after we had sold Andy Scott and Robert Quinn to Oxford for peanuts, and there was a protest against Noades in the Braemar Road forecourt.

I was absolutely seething that night and I dread to think what I would have done to the old bastard if I had got my hands on him.
According to the records we had a bizarre run of nearly a month of 5 away league games and an away League Trophy match after they were sold on 12th January, so Reading at home on 10th February may have been the game (we lost 1-2)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2000–01_Brentford_F.C._season
 

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Losing to Peterborough 1-0 in our last league game in the 1996-1997 season knowing that 4 losses on the bounce cost us promotion.
It was the beginning of W£bb screwing us over...
 

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Losing to Peterborough 1-0 in our last league game in the 1996-1997 season knowing that 4 losses on the bounce cost us promotion.
It was the beginning of W£bb screwing us over...
Crewe in the run in and Shaun Smith from the halfway line, writing was on the wall
 

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The 1-4 boxing day defeat to Millwall in 2006. It was the 3rd home game in a row where we had shipped 4 goals and we were rock bottom. It was a mixture of numb anger and despair as it really felt like the club was heading for oblivion. Terrible time.
 

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Surprised no one has mentioned the FA Cup loss to Kingstonian yet! :D
 

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The 1-4 boxing day defeat to Millwall in 2006. It was the 3rd home game in a row where we had shipped 4 goals and we were rock bottom. It was a mixture of numb anger and despair as it really felt like the club was heading for oblivion. Terrible time.
Didn't we concede within 20 seconds or so in that one.
 

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