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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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Sportsthoughts (60) – So Close! Brentford 2 Chelsea 2

The FA Cup. Not what it used to be – time was when it felt as important as the League and the winners played in their own competition in Europe – but still capable of firing the imagination. Eventually it … Continue reading

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Art Deco Ealing – and Brentford

London, like most cities, started small then grew… and grew, and grew. My part of the city, Ealing, ¬†was a rural village until the 19th century, when the arrival of the railway station brought with it surburban development. In the … Continue reading

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