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A Tram Stop In Hounslow – A play by Geoff Buckingham

Geoff Buckingham, a truly loyal Bee for over 65 years, is well known for the many books he has written and collaborated on but the events of 1889 really captured his imagination. Geoff saw the debt we have to our founders, who knew this, small working class town really needed a...
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Bill’s match reviews

Following a three-nil limbering up against Burnley, a short journey to Stamford Bridge beckoned, followed by hopes of Free From Desire singing out in TW8, then a longer journey north! All that before the Bees already, injury depleted squad, waved bye bye to 16 Bees on different international duties. Bill...
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Bees shirts from the beginning

Brendan Nevin shares his unique Bees shirts history, from the 1890's, claret and blue, to a variety of Red and Whites stripes including the infamous (Griffin Park protests) red and grey. What do you think we can look forward to as the red and white centenary approaches?
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Brentford Football Club, founded, October 1889

On 7 October 1889, a mild Autumnal Monday, Brentford Rowing Club gathered for its monthly meeting. A proposal was put forward for a winter sport to be taken up for its membership to participate in. That proposal was that a “Brentford Football Club” be formed. Paul Briers tells the story...
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Brentford’s Blind Commentary Team

Geoff Buckingham writes, the Brentford FC Blind Commentary Scheme was set up by the Brentford Supporters Club, in the early 1950’s and lasted for a long long time. This was a true Bees inclusive initiative with an illustrious history and famous participants
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