Things Others Say About Brentford FC

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Looking at their board apart from the obvious ‘ They are not better than us posts’ the one that made me smile was the one that says we have had all the luck. If playing months with a high number of first team players out, then we’ve been very lucky !
did they say whether it was good luck or bad luck?
 

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Off the bat, I don’t think we are or ever have been a quiet support.
We already know the advantage it gives us. The club know, the players know and the media know, so why would we ever not want to live up to that challenge.
Safe standing will further increase the West Stand noise imho.
There’s a saying that if you do anything for 90 days it becomes a habit. I think the atmosphere at BCS is already a habit.
I’ve seen more vociferous support from demographics who were perhaps quieter at GP. I’m thinking New Road/North Stand here. I’ve been to 5 games this season all in the North Stand and it’s louder than New Road by a long way.
Then you’ve got acoustics yadda yadda.
Also, I think Bees fans more than most know where we have come from and how lucky we are to ever let the novelty wear off. Especially with the pervading feeling in society at large to enjoy life to the fullest since the plague turned up and stopped fun stuff.
Personally, I think we’re known now as a loud support (regardless of what other fans/people may say or admit) and I cannot see any reason for it to change, on the contrary in fact I can see the atmosphere staying the same as it is now or increasing.
Brilliant post. The atmosphere is miles better then GP. What does the West Stand hold? I bet we have more home fans singing in that stand alone when compared to the whole of GP.
 

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Loss of novelty value playing the big teams? Increased expectations.. We've seen what the atmosphere is like versus teams we're used to playing..
The atmosphere has been fine and as I keep mentioning, against those sides we have played poorly and gone a goal down against all of them. Leicester, Watford, Norwich, Villa, Brighton scored first.
 

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My friend is a Forest fan and is 37 years old, same as me, so they have been outside of the PL for approximately his whole adult life. This summer I said to him, when Forest get promoted in 2074 the TV cameras can zoom in on him, a 90 year old man smiling in the stands a la Derek Burridge at our game, when they finally return to their "rightful place" :)
Sadly (or maybe fortunately) he is not one of those annoying deluded fans, and has little expectation of seeing them back there any time soon.

The addition of the word ‘soon’ at the end of your post was unnecessary. It’s ruined my Bank Holiday. Please be more considerate of your fellow GPGers 😡
 

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Off the bat, I don’t think we are or ever have been a quiet support.
We already know the advantage it gives us. The club know, the players know and the media know, so why would we ever not want to live up to that challenge.
Safe standing will further increase the West Stand noise imho.
There’s a saying that if you do anything for 90 days it becomes a habit. I think the atmosphere at BCS is already a habit.
I’ve seen more vociferous support from demographics who were perhaps quieter at GP. I’m thinking New Road/North Stand here. I’ve been to 5 games this season all in the North Stand and it’s louder than New Road by a long way.
Then you’ve got acoustics yadda yadda.
Also, I think Bees fans more than most know where we have come from and how lucky we are to ever let the novelty wear off. Especially with the pervading feeling in society at large to enjoy life to the fullest since the plague turned up and stopped fun stuff.
Personally, I think we’re known now as a loud support (regardless of what other fans/people may say or admit) and I cannot see any reason for it to change, on the contrary in fact I can see the atmosphere staying the same as it is now or increasing.
My son in law is a Man City season ticket holder and goes to most of their games. He has come to BCS 3 times with me and said that he really envies the atmosphere we generate. The Emptiad is so quiet. He says our noise levels from all round the ground are intimidating and unusual in the EPL. Let’s keep it going!!!
 

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Former Celtic and Wigan defender Gary Caldwell believes Brentford have already done enough to secure their Premier League status for another year.
At the halfway stage of the season, the Bees are 12th in the table, 12 points clear of the relegation zone.
"They’ve been incredible," Caldwell told BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily.
"I actually took my youngest boy to the stadium for the first game of the season against Arsenal and we’ve both got a little soft spot for them now because it was just incredible.
"That stadium, the momentum they’ve built, it’s been an incredible season for them."

Brentford | BBC Sport
 

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Former Celtic and Wigan defender Gary Caldwell believes Brentford have already done enough to secure their Premier League status for another year.
At the halfway stage of the season, the Bees are 12th in the table, 12 points clear of the relegation zone.
"They’ve been incredible," Caldwell told BBC Radio 5 Live's Football Daily.
"I actually took my youngest boy to the stadium for the first game of the season against Arsenal and we’ve both got a little soft spot for them now because it was just incredible.
"That stadium, the momentum they’ve built, it’s been an incredible season for them."

Brentford | BBC Sport
Who sold him those tickets?
We need @Banana on the case
 

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My daughters school teacher (a lifelong Villain) was at the game on Sunday with his dad and emailed me. I thought his comments are worth relating to the board:

“I have to say, it's pretty evident judging by our visit today, just what a great club, with great support, Brentford is. The atmosphere both before the game, and after following the late winner, with the whole ground singing Hey Jude, was quite electric. I think the new fantastic and intimate ground certainly helps create this special atmosphere and can only be a benefit to the team's performance. There were grown men literally dancing at the end and there was no sight or sound of the usual football slander you get so often at grounds, certainly at Villa Park at least. It's clear that the club has a real family feel to it and there is a great sense of community spirit which seems to stem right from the manager and through the players to the fans.

Neither team played especially well and I think the game could have gone either way but Brentford certainly look good value for their place in the Premier League and I hope they continue to hold their own and do well.”
 

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My daughters school teacher (a lifelong Villain) was at the game on Sunday with his dad and emailed me. I thought his comments are worth relating to the board:

“I have to say, it's pretty evident judging by our visit today, just what a great club, with great support, Brentford is. The atmosphere both before the game, and after following the late winner, with the whole ground singing Hey Jude, was quite electric. I think the new fantastic and intimate ground certainly helps create this special atmosphere and can only be a benefit to the team's performance. There were grown men literally dancing at the end and there was no sight or sound of the usual football slander you get so often at grounds, certainly at Villa Park at least. It's clear that the club has a real family feel to it and there is a great sense of community spirit which seems to stem right from the manager and through the players to the fans.

Neither team played especially well and I think the game could have gone either way but Brentford certainly look good value for their place in the Premier League and I hope they continue to hold their own and do well.”

Nice to see there are some level headed fans following a team from the midlands.
 

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I watched some of the game and both sides were pretty bang average at best, Brentford were very lucky with their winner which took a deflection to take it over the keeper.
Which deflection "over the keeper" is he talking about? There was a slight deflection for the first shot which actually helped the goalie as it was heading between his legs before it hit the defender so he was able to save it. I wouldn't call it a lucky deflection even if it was against us. It was a bangin' shot. The "luck" for us would be the fact Mads is equally as good with his left foot as with his right, and in any case, deflections are part and parcel of the game.
 

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I am tempted to sign up to their forum and explain it to them. How many of their squad would get in our team? I'd have Buendia (who most of their fans do not rate!) but aside from him no one.
Matty Cash would fit perfectly into our set up. Very impressed with him yesterday.
 

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Hilarious though I stopped watching after he called us 'tinpot" when he said he wouldn't. I'll probably go back but his voice is so drony and boring. He sounds like an even more detached Nigel Mansell. :LOL:

 

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Doesn't know a lot about us, but watches a lot of us, but doesn't pay attention to who plays so knows nothing about us...
And that is what he basically said in the first 2 minutes.

And called us tinpot for singing "super brentford fc"...
Bet they only have 1 song like the rest of the teams.
 

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Doesn't know a lot about us, but watches a lot of us, but doesn't pay attention to who plays so knows nothing about us...
And that is what he basically said in the first 2 minutes.

And called us tinpot for singing "super brentford fc"...
Bet they only have 1 song like the rest of the teams.
Yeah that one where they randomly quote Bruce Willis in Die Hard a lot "yippy ki yay" or something :fishing:
 

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Hilarious though I stopped watching after he called us 'tinpot" when he said he wouldn't. I'll probably go back but his voice is so drony and boring. He sounds like an even more detached Nigel Mansell. :LOL:


I haven't watched it but I bet he starts by saying' Wassup? ' and waving his hands around. It seems to be obligatory on YouTube.
 

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Hilarious though I stopped watching after he called us 'tinpot" when he said he wouldn't. I'll probably go back but his voice is so drony and boring. He sounds like an even more detached Nigel Mansell. :LOL:

I thought he was OK and admire his confidence. Similar to Rhys of Swsns Away Days last season. I have no problem with anyone calling us tinpot if we have just beaten them.
 

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I was bored stiff after 2 minutes of listening to him. Never mind that he goes public with his thoughts on us and on the game but accepts he knows nothing about us.

Ignorance is bliss, I suppose.
 

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Hilarious though I stopped watching after he called us 'tinpot" when he said he wouldn't. I'll probably go back but his voice is so drony and boring. He sounds like an even more detached Nigel Mansell. :LOL:

I lost count of the number of times he said they missed Mings.

Has he forgotten that Maupay left him on his arse at GP?
 

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No way is Voice coming off the bench when Grealish is on the pitch and cameras rolling.
I have special skills and can talk me and my friends in and out of out of trouble but I think Voice in a pair of boots joining the action from the bench would have seen Grealish understand real agony
I would be more worried about what voice would do to Jenson if he got on the pitch with a pair of boots on.
 
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