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I’m not sure who the YouTube account called “theheavyroller” is, but if it’s someone on the GPG - thank you! Over the past 24 hours there’s been a handful of incredible clips uploaded, not least this one below from January 1955, Billy Dare signing from Brentford to West Ham live on TV!

 
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Footage missing, presumed wiped, has been recovered it seems! Assuming our friend has a contact at the beeb or works for them. A lovely archive collection.
 

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Oh God I was 13 years old and watched live on tele my hero sign for West Ham

How could he leave us I cried my eyes out :cry:

I know better now
 

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Some brilliant old footage.

Should put some of these clips on a loop on TV's inside LR before the game. :)
 

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At the start of the clip Peter Dimmock says that Billy Dare scored Brentford's winning goal in the FA Cup 4th round replay. That was incorrect. it was the 3rd round replay against Bradford City. Brentford went to Newcastle in the fourth round and lost 3~2
 

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The Ron Blindell interview should be played just before kick off every time we play the scum.Brought back memories of being a proud 17 year old who helped see off those scum bags.
 

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More videos added over the past day or so :owusu:
 
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More videos added although many of them are not Brentford related. Includes an Allan Mansley tribute showing him scoring against Swansea Town in 1969.
 

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I’m not sure who the YouTube account called “theheavyroller” is, but if it’s someone on the GPG - thank you! Over the past 24 hours there’s been a handful of incredible clips uploaded, not least this one below from January 1955, Billy Dare signing from Brentford to West Ham live on TV!

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