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lovelondonscenes 129 – Rattus Brentfordicus

Down by the canal…

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lovelondonscenes – 101

The moment when the town planners in Brentford, West London, ran out of imagination…

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Sportsthoughts (131) – The Bees sneak through!

It looked like Brentford had blown it, as far as the play-offs were concerned. In the top six of the Championship for much of the season, a string of draws – usually after they had been in the lead – … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (127) – Managerial madness at the Irons and Bees

By which I mean the madness directed at the managers… Now, regular readers of this blog will recall that I’ve not been a big fan of Sam Allardyce at West Ham. Last season, I was in the Sam out camp, … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 62

Family outing on the Grand Union Canal. Brentford way, last weekend. I missed the perfect shot, when the family were gliding along in single file, adults at front and back. But as soon as I stopped and fumbled for the … Continue reading

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lovelondonscenes – 54

Brentford High Street, 10.30pm, the night that Brentford FC won automatic promotion to the Championship, after years of League One playoff misery.

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Sportsthoughts (72) – Sympathy for the Bees

Brentford FC are my local football team. Most of the time they are in League One, English football’s third tier, though back in the 1950s they spent time in what was then known as the First Division. A few years … Continue reading

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