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Graham Potter pleased to see Brighton racking up wins after Brentford triumph

Posted Sunday, September 12, 2021 by PA36 hits

Graham Potter praised his Brighton side after they continued their fine start to the new campaign with a 1-0 win at Brighton.Leandro Trossard struck in the 90th minute in west London to make it three wins out of four for the Seagulls in the Premier League. It took them 19 games in the top flight to reach that tally last season.Adam Webster was forced off with a hamstring...Full Story »

Ivan Toney on target as Brentford maintain unbeaten start at Aston Villa

Posted Sunday, August 29, 2021 by PA33 hits

Ivan Toney maintained Brentford’s unbeaten start to the season as the Bees earned a deserved 1-1 draw at Aston Villa.The striker’s first goal of the campaign ensured Thomas Frank’s side continue their seamless adaptation to life in the Premier League.Emi Buendia’s leveller, his first goal since a club-record move from Norwich, pegged the Bees back but five points from the...Full Story »

Ollie Watkins could return for Aston Villa against former club Brentford

Posted Friday, August 27, 2021 by PA41 hits

Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins could be fit to face his former club Brentford.Watkins, who moved to Villa Park from the Bees in a club-record deal in September 2020, has been managing a bruised knee and has yet to play this season.Villa boss Dean Smith, who also includes Saturday’s opponents among his old employers, thinks the game will come too soon for Leon Bailey (hamstring) and Bert...Full Story »

Thomas Frank admits he may have made too many changes for Brentford’s cup win

Posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by PA26 hits

Thomas Frank admitted he may have tinkered too much after Brentford were almost on the end of a Carabao Cup shock.Last season’s giantkillers nearly got a taste of their own medicine before coming from behind to beat Forest Green 3-1.Brentford, who knocked out four top-flight sides on their way to the semi-finals last year, fell behind to an early goal from Rovers’ Jack Aitchison.Now ...Full Story »

Brentford squeeze past Forest Green

Posted Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by PA8 hits

Last season’s Carabao Cup giantkillers Brentford almost got a taste of their own medicine before coming from behind to beat Forest Green 3-1.Brentford, who knocked out four top-flight sides on their way to the semi-finals last year, fell behind to an early goal from Rovers’ Jack Aitchison.Now a Premier League club themselves, the Bees suddenly found themselves a potential scalp for L...Full Story »

Ethan Pinnock to captain Brentford against former club Forest Green

Posted Tuesday, August 24, 2021 by PA74 hits

Brentford boss Thomas Frank has confirmed Ethan Pinnock will captain the side when they host the defender’s former club Forest Green in the second round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.The centre-back spent one season at Rovers, helping them gain promotion to the English Football League.Frank is likely to make a number of alterations following an unbeaten start to life in the Premier League ...Full Story »

Brentford draw a ‘benchmark’ to build on for Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira

Posted Sunday, August 22, 2021 by PA52 hits

Patrick Vieira was left with mixed emotions after Crystal Palace were held to a goalless home draw by Brentford but insisted the performance was the “benchmark” for his players moving forward.The 45-year-old secured his first point as a manager in the Premier League, but it could have been more had Conor Gallagher taken a first-half chance where he hit both the post and crossbar, whi...Full Story »

Conor Gallagher set to make his Crystal Palace debut against Brentford

Posted Friday, August 20, 2021 by PA52 hits

Conor Gallagher is set to make his competitive debut for Crystal Palace on Saturday when Premier League new boys Brentford visit Selhurst Park.The Chelsea loanee was ineligible to face his parent club last weekend but will be welcomed into the squad by manager Patrick Vieira following their 3-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge.James Tomkins is also available after recovering from a knock but Nathan Fer...Full Story »

New season, same Arsenal: Hopes of a new chapter in Gunners lore dashed by opening-day loss at Brentford

Posted Saturday, August 14, 2021 by ESPN41 hits

LONDON -- The start of a new Premier League season brings with it a sense of regeneration and hope, everywhere that is except Arsenal. Nowhere was that optimism and anticipation greater than Brentford, an enclave of west London deprived of top-flight football for 74 years and desperate to fill their new stadium for the first time en masse. To heighten the excitement still further, crowds were a...Full Story »

Thomas Frank proud after Brentford claim ‘crazy’ win against Arsenal

Posted Saturday, August 14, 2021 by PA37 hits

Brentford boss Thomas Frank enjoyed a “crazy” introduction to the Premier League after they shocked Arsenal in the season’s opener.The Bees announced their arrival in the top flight in style as goals from Sergi Canos and Christian Norgaard secured a memorable 2-0 win.A below-par Gunners side missing captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and fellow striker Alexandre Lacazette were d...Full Story »

Brentford make dream start to Premier League adventure with win against Arsenal

Posted Saturday, August 14, 2021 by PA34 hits

Brentford announced their arrival in the Premier League in style as goals from Sergi Canos and Christian Norgaard secured a memorable 2-0 win over Arsenal.A below-par Gunners side missing captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and fellow striker Alexandre Lacazette were deservedly beaten in the season’s opener.The Bees, promoted via the play-offs last season, have finally come full circle as th...Full Story »

Arsenal may have 6 first-team stars missing from matchday squad vs Brentford

Posted Friday, August 13, 2021 by mirror.co.uk61 hits

Arsenal are all set to kick off the Premier League campaign by travelling to the home of a new London rival in Brentford on Friday evening. But Mikel Arteta will have some concerns with four players set to miss out on the trip to west London due to injury and another two due to doubts concerning their future. The Spaniard has strengthened his squad with three new signings, spending £50mil...Full Story »

Ivan Toney ready to return for Brentford’s Premier League bow against Arsenal

Posted Thursday, August 12, 2021 by PA56 hits

Brentford expect to have striker Ivan Toney fit for the Premier League opener against Arsenal on Friday night.Toney, who was the top scorer in the Sky Bet Championship last season with 31 goals, missed the final pre-season friendly against Valencia as a precaution over a neck problem.DR Congo forward Yoane Wissa could be involved after completing his recent move from French side Lorient, but Den...Full Story »

Bruno Fernandes returns to Man Utd training after 'charging batteries' on holiday but will miss out on Brentford clash

Posted Wednesday, July 28, 2021 by Thesun.co.uk112 hits

BRUNO FERNANDES looked almost up to full steam as he returned to training with Manchester United after his holiday on a yacht - but is NOT ready to face Brentford on Wednesday night. The star midfielder recovered from Portugal's Euro 2020 disappointment by relaxing on a family trip with wife Ana Pinho, although he did stop off to train with his first club Boavista. Man Utd midfielder Bruno Fer...Full Story »

Thomas Frank toasts ’emotional’ promotion as Brentford reach the Premier League

Posted Sunday, May 30, 2021 by PA63 hits

Jubilant Thomas Frank toasted an emotional promotion after Brentford reached the Premier League for the first time with a 2-0 play-off final win over 10-man Swansea.The Bees gained redemption for last season’s final defeat by Fulham and ended a play-off hoodoo which had seen them fail in a record nine previous attempts thanks to goals from Ivan Toney and Emiliano Marcondes.Frank, the first...Full Story »

Brentford 2 - 0 Swansea City: Brentford reach Premier League for first time with play-off win over Swansea

Posted Sunday, May 30, 2021 by PA118 hits

Brentford made it 10th time lucky as they beat 10-man Swansea 2-0 in the Championship play-off final to reach the Premier League for the first time.Goals from Ivan Toney and Emiliano Marcondes saw the Bees finally break their play-off hoodoo after all nine of their previous attempts had ended in failure.It was swift redemption for Thomas Frank’s side, back at Wembley Stadium just nine mont...Full Story »

Brentford to make late a check on Christian Norgaard ahead of play-off final

Posted Friday, May 28, 2021 by PA156 hits

Brentford will make a late call on Christian Norgaard ahead of the play-off final against Swansea.Denmark midfielder Norgaard pulled up injured prior to the semi-final second leg win over Bournemouth.Left-back Rico Henry has been ruled out of the Wembley showpiece with a hamstring injury.Josh Dasilva and Shandon Baptiste remain long-term absentees.Swansea will be without Wayne Routledge after th...Full Story »

Thomas Frank hails Brentford win but admits losing his cool during play-off semi

Posted Saturday, May 22, 2021 by PA41 hits

Brentford boss Thomas Frank ran a lap of the pitch before kick-off and enjoyed a lap of honour after his side won a breathless play-off semi-final against Bournemouth.Goals from Ivan Toney, Vitaly Janelt and Marcus Forss saw them come from two down to sink Bournemouth 3-2 on aggregate and reach the Wembley final for the second successive season.Frank, who whipped up the 4,500-strong crowd before...Full Story »

Brentford win frantic second leg to beat Bournemouth to play-off final berth

Posted Saturday, May 22, 2021 by PA39 hits

Brentford won a breathless play-off semi-final as goals from Ivan Toney, Vitaly Janelt and Marcus Forss saw them come from behind to sink Bournemouth.Already a goal down from the first leg, they trailed 2-0 on aggregate when Arnaut Danjuma fired the visitors ahead after only five minutes.But Bournemouth lost Chris Mepham to a first-half red card and Toney equalised from the penalty spot, before ...Full Story »

Brentford boss Thomas Frank hits out at lack of VAR in Championship play-offs

Posted Tuesday, May 18, 2021 by PA60 hits

Brentford boss Thomas Frank bemoaned the absence of VAR in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs after feeling his side were denied a clear penalty in their semi-final first-leg loss at Bournemouth.Arnaut Danjuma’s clinical counter-attacking goal early in the second half earned the Cherries a 1-0 advantage ahead of Saturday’s return match in west London.But Bees boss Frank was left frus...Full Story »

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