Time for us fans to show our support for Matthew Benham

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Solidarity brother Plymouh Bee and brother Drimble Wedge.

The 'anti-Benham boat' is leaving Putney for Greenwich at 11.00.

Who's in??
 

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Managers come and go, who's to say MW wouldn't jump ship for a premier league club if an offer came along? The long term future of the club is at stake here, just hoping MB doesn't think 'i don't need all this'.
Didn't he turn down West Brom?
 

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I know as much as you do but there are a lot of respected and longstanding posters on here who are relaying the same information. And it doesn't reflect overly well on the current management team. Some people are looking at MB as a meddling interfering owner in the same light as someone like Tan which couldn't be further from the truth as he has always been involved and indeed appreciated in footballing matters due to his knowledge., I've read insults like him be called a total knob. Now excuse me, this man, a Brentford supporter, has pumped 90 million into 'our' club, SO FAR. He has a plan, a vision that sees us being in the PL in the near future. Not so that he can make further millions as some have alluded to, but so he can see his team competing with the best. I wish I was in his position with his knowledge to do the same. But you know what, if I was in his position and was getting some of this abuse, I'd probably just say **** it, **** the lot of you. I'm sure he's a lot better than me in that respect but I'd rather not risk it so yes, he will get my support and I'm fully behind those respected posters who are trying to get the 'right' message across. If they come across as condescending, I'm sure most of it is down to the fact that are 1000s of posts out there saying the same thing so they still feel they are banging their heads against a brick wall. For the record I just think this whole thing has been a nightmare. I'd love it if MW and MB resolved their differences and found a way to go forward and I'm still hoping, maybe rather foolishly, that some of what's been 'rumoured' isn't true. I'm happy to see FMcP out of the way as to be honest, I've not been over impressed with some of our recruitment. We've almost all been singing from the same song sheet about getting another striker in and he has failed on that front. If MW has also been instrumental in that failure despite the attempted assistance of MB, then I'm afraid I have no problem with seeing him go too despite my underlying wish. Anyhow, I'm sure we all went the best for our club and for today that means 3 points at Charlton so Come on you Bees
Its a relief to see there's still some sane people out there. I am sickened by the comments of some posters on here. They don't deserve to support this club and for that matter I cant think of a club that deserves them. They should crawl back into the hole they have come out of! I have no problem with people who think MB is in the wrong and post sensible reasoned arguments and I am sure that he hasn't either but the abuse is disgusting. I wonder why they bother to go to games but I guess we have all heard a few of the idiotic comments at matches which presumably they are responsible for.
 

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Tweets may not have all been abusive, some more lack of knowledge, but when you get; "you don't know what you're doing, resign now.",
"@bradcollings95: @matthew_benham YOU BASTARD getting rid of the best manager we've ever had because u want to do it 'your way', selfish piece of sh*t."
Tweeted to you, you have to wonder what the hell these people read about Brentford FC.
 

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A couple more:

@CBrentfordFC: Everyone laughed and insulted me when I said you can't trust @matthew_benham!! Now whose laughing!! Absolute joke!!!

@bradcollings95: @matthew_benham SORT IT OUT 😡😡😡😡😡 Give Warburton a 10-year contract, if u get rid of him I hope all fans boycott every game this season
 

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Tweets may not have all been abusive, some more lack of knowledge, but when you get; "you don't know what you're doing, resign now.",
"@bradcollings95: @matthew_benham YOU BASTARD getting rid of the best manager we've ever had because u want to do it 'your way', selfish piece of sh*t."
Tweeted to you, you have to wonder what the hell these people read about Brentford FC.
Jeez. It's like Animal Farm on there.;)
Joking aside, that's a disgrace, Brentford fans have some loons amongst them.:(
 

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Matthew's facebook and twitter account have been deleted....so it seems
 

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This is all so ****ing depressing
 
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Its a relief to see there's still some sane people out there. I am sickened by the comments of some posters on here. They don't deserve to support this club and for that matter I cant think of a club that deserves them. They should crawl back into the hole they have come out of! I have no problem with people who think MB is in the wrong and post sensible reasoned arguments and I am sure that he hasn't either but the abuse is disgusting. I wonder why they bother to go to games but I guess we have all heard a few of the idiotic comments at matches which presumably they are responsible for.
Most of these are randoms who could be from other clubs or just plain thickos.on Twitter that is
 

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I really value MB's investment and love the success on the pitch it has brought us, but if (absolute worst case) he walked away, the fans would save the club through Bees United. Of course, it would again be very tough.

I don't want this to happen or believe it will - my only point is that our football club is bigger than one very rich man (and he seems the kind of guy that would agree with that.)
Is it indeed. Take a look at the clubs in the conference. Its a eye opener when you realise how many of them were household names not that long ago. We've gone far far beyond being bailed out by people collecting loose change in buckets. The choice is clear MBB and the premiership, or God forbid he is so sick of this he walks away, and oblivion. You and naïve people like you need to beware of what you wish for. MW will be off quicker than s*** of a chrome shovel if the moneys not there to pay his salary, unless of course your generosity extends that far.
 

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Sad news as m/b is bees through and through and not just in his pockets people need to remmember without m/b we would be in the mire .
 

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We can only hope that Benham is thick skinned and single minded which are usually traits odd successful people. For what it's worth, his vision of the clubs future is incredible and I trust that the first choppy seas doesn't dissuade him from continuing.
 
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Is it indeed. Take a look at the clubs in the conference. Its a eye opener when you realise how many of them were household names not that long ago. We've gone far far beyond being bailed out by people collecting loose change in buckets. The choice is clear MBB and the premiership, or God forbid he is so sick of this he walks away, and oblivion. You and naïve people like you need to beware of what you wish for. MW will be off quicker than s*** of a chrome shovel if the moneys not there to pay his salary, unless of course your generosity extends that far.
That goes for the players as well if MB jacked it all in.Its a good job the players didn't carry out their village people dance in front of the directors box Tuesday night
 

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So he did turn down West Brom.
Yes, Director of Football. Pearson wanted him to replace Ashworth who went to oversee the FA Elite Development programme.
 

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I don't know for sure.... But obviously there is something wrong
I hope so too. There were other posts but it's a joke what some have posted. A few more knowledgable people did post back to these fools that they were idiots. The message of what MB is/was planning for BFC hasn't been seen by all or that many it seems. Some are very blinkered.
 

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Tweets may not have all been abusive, some more lack of knowledge, but when you get; "you don't know what you're doing, resign now.",
"@bradcollings95: @matthew_benham YOU BASTARD getting rid of the best manager we've ever had because u want to do it 'your way', selfish piece of sh*t."
Tweeted to you, you have to wonder what the hell these people read about Brentford FC.
Based on the 95 in his name he is either a 20 year old **** or a mischief maker from another club. Let's hope MB is thicker skinned than to let a few morons on Twitter pull out the project.

Desperately need a comment from the powers that be to put this to bed and let the club move forward again.
 

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Tweets may not have all been abusive, some more lack of knowledge, but when you get; "you don't know what you're doing, resign now.",
"@bradcollings95: @matthew_benham YOU BASTARD getting rid of the best manager we've ever had because u want to do it 'your way', selfish piece of sh*t."
Tweeted to you, you have to wonder what the hell these people read about Brentford FC.
Therein lies the problem....people read the Times, Scum, BBC, Sky reports and pick the villain regardless of what is/isn't the truth...

Twitter then allows them to be dicks
 

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These threads have indicated overwhelming support for MB. There's always a tiny minority in any walk of life who will be certifiable.
 

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Is it indeed. Take a look at the clubs in the conference. Its a eye opener when you realise how many of them were household names not that long ago. We've gone far far beyond being bailed out by people collecting loose change in buckets. The choice is clear MBB and the premiership, or God forbid he is so sick of this he walks away, and oblivion. You and naïve people like you need to beware of what you wish for. MW will be off quicker than s*** of a chrome shovel if the moneys not there to pay his salary, unless of course your generosity extends that far.
 

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The GPG is not representative of Brentford supporters, is it? Here we have a few ITK - wink, wink - posters and the regulars know who they are and can interpret what they post. There are many more who are extremely willing to post their polemic (and that includes me) and regulars can take it or leave it (or correct the spelling and grammar). The vast majority of supporters just turn up, pay their money and watch a game; they do not follow the minutiae of life at Griffin Park, spend time on the GPG or trawl social media but just like it when we win and go home a bit grumpy when we lose.

These people will have not read the Times but picked up bits and pieces from other media, probably the local paper, and 'that bloke in the pub'. They do not understand what has gone on, what MB has done - apart from being a rich owner - and still think the Manager runs everything at the club, so MW is their current hero and they're not sure who all those others in track suits are. They will be in panic mode with what they have learned, so we should cut them some slack, point our their errors and let them get on with it; their 'crime' is ignorance. Of course, there is no place for offensive messages directed at any individual.

There's going to be many more twists and turns in this saga but I am confident the the outcome will be the best for the future of Brentford FC. I hope MB rises above the **** he's been getting so... back to the topic of this post... it 's time for us fans to show him our support.
 

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The idiots who post real insults on social media are not real Brentford supporters.

If they were, they would understand that we are currently in paradise, both on and off the pitch, compared with the last 70 years of the club's history.

Why it is called social media is beyond me, much of it is decidedly unsocial.

The clue for a vast number of comments by people on Twitter is in the first 4 letters!
 

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MB said many years ago that Brentford would get his unwavering attention until personal insults took the fun way, I've always understood that.
 

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Therein lies the problem....people read the Times, Scum, BBC, Sky reports and pick the villain regardless of what is/isn't the truth...

Twitter then allows them to be dicks
You are giving them too much credit. Most of them would find difficulty in spelling their name were it not for predictive text let alone read.
 

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If MB chucks it all in now gutted would be an understatement. It would take me years to get over that, not sure I could face GP for the foreseeable future.

If Warbs went, I would be gutted for him. However I would be at the next game with the same enthusiasm as I had at Fulham, Brighton, Rotherham etc. etc. supporting the new manager.

For those of you doubting and abusing (WTF!?!?) MB just think about that. We lose MB, we lose our club as we now know it - we will probably never see these days again. We lose MW, we probably still become a Premier League team in the next 5 years playing wonderful football in a 20k seater stadium.

Seems like some of you miss Hartlepool away too much.
 

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I don't know for sure.... But obviously there is something wrong
Given that he has family & friends on his FB page and I'm sure twitter, including his kids maybe, the last thing he would want is for them to see the abuse he's receiving from a moronic minority of Bees fans. I'm sure he's big enough and ugly enough to realize that it's an extremely small amount of people posting these idiotic comments and it'll be water off a ducks back. However the people who have let him down from within the club. Now that's a different matter.
 

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Anyone that abuses MB by whatever communication is well out of order, and the ****er that called him a piece of sh*t is an utter arsehole. and I hope I never set eyes on him. We are where we are 100% because of Matthew Benham. Without him would we be in the football league? I have my doubts. Something has happened for all of this to come to light. Some people probably know what is going on, I don't. But I do know Benham is not egotistic, why would he be?
Initially I was upset, but as I read other peoples post I thought hang on there is more to this that meets the eye. That is the reason that I have posted very little on this thread.
 

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No need for any abuse:whoosh
 

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Anyone that abuses MB by whatever communication is well out of order, and the ****er that called him a piece of sh*t is an utter arsehole. and I hope I never set eyes on him. We are where we are 100% because of Matthew Benham. Without him would we be in the football league? I have my doubts. Something has happened for all of this to come to light. Some people probably know what is going on, I don't. But I do know Benham is not egotistic, why would he be?
Initially I was upset, but as I read other peoples post I thought hang on there is more to this that meets the eye. That is the reason that I have posted very little on this thread.
I hope you do mate, I really hope you do.;)
 
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Anyone that abuses MB by whatever communication is well out of order, and the ****er that called him a piece of sh*t is an utter arsehole. and I hope I never set eyes on him. We are where we are 100% because of Matthew Benham. Without him would we be in the football league? I have my doubts. Something has happened for all of this to come to light. Some people probably know what is going on, I don't. But I do know Benham is not egotistic, why would he be?
Initially I was upset, but as I read other peoples post I thought hang on there is more to this that meets the eye. That is the reason that I have posted very little on this thread.
Even more reason to do what this thread is meant to be about let's hear you all today.
 

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Anyone who has abused MB In anyway is not a Bees fan even if they claim to be.
 

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Brentford is our team but also a high turnover business. Some of the post clearly think club should be run like a pub team.
There are proper procedures to follow which we did with the Forshaw saga everyone seemed to think we had the
moral high ground but now we have rumour and verbal finger pointing. We need to get behind our team both on and off
the pitch and accept that decisions will be made in the interest of the club/business and we appropriate we will be informed.
In the past we have received excellent information as to why decisions have been made and I hope the idiots slagging
all and sundry off with no knowledge of the actual situation do not deter the club for continuing with open management
 

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If there's any anti-Benham (or indeed anti-Warbs) sentiment expressed at the match today by these unbelievable bellends it will be truly shameful and embarrassing.
 

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Mr B

In my 30 years of supporting the Bees
I have never felt more proud to be
a supporter of this wonderful club.

People know who we are now,even in this last week it maybe for the wrong
Reasons but I have never seen so much media coverage!!! 10 years ago this wouldn't even scrape 4 lines in any major tabloid. I am totally behind your vision,no path is smooth on any venture but I know you want the best for the club.

Keep at it sir ..ignore the f###tards ..

You Bees!!!
 

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