Entries by Bill Hagerty

Euro final flop

In the end, it was tears before bedtime. But what dreams of glory had flourished throughout the country before England’s impressive challenge for the European Championship fizzled out as midnight approached last Sunday. The day it seemed just like that on any other sleepy weekend. Pubs with gardens or terraces in Chiswick and Brentford were […]

Brentford FC victory puts it one match away from joining the Premier League

Image: Brentford FC Brentford 3, Bournemouth 1 (aggregate 3-2) Championship play-off semi-final, 2nd leg Following Brentford’s tortuous trail towards Premier League football has been like a stroll down nightmare alley. No other club in the Football League has on nine previous occasions reached the play-offs – the last-gasp opportunity for those nearly teams that just […]