Why EFL Clubs are more important than ever

The power of football and its clubs has been undeniable for some time, its importance and influence increasing year-on-year and extending well beyond the 90 minutes on the pitch. Now, that importance is more apparent than ever, with the positive impact of clubs on their respective communities - including supporters, businesses and educational facilities - brought to the fore by the ongoing coronav

More media reports from inside new stadium

Brentford FC are now established in their new home with the new 2020/21 season well underway. We have played five games at our new stadium and already had some memorable moments. There has been a West London derby win over Fulham and two Sky Bet Championship victories. All games at the moment are, unfortunately, being played behind closed doors but media, including the Sky Sports cameras, are i

Brian Burgess congratulated after British Empire Medal award

Brian Burgess has received congratulations from across Brentford FC and Brentford FC Community Trust after being named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Brian, who has been involved with Brentford FC for decades, was awarded the British Empire Medal, which is granted in recognition of meritorious civil or military service, for his service to football. The citation specifically mentioned Bria

“We are all under the same brand – indivisible.”

As Brentford FC take up residence at their new home, everyone is looking forward. Donald Kerr, the Club's Vice Chairman who is also on the Board of Brentford FC Community Sports Trust, has spoken about the future. The below interview was carried out by the Trust and looks at what is coming up in the community. The Trust ran a hugely successful #BeeatHome campaign during the government l

Brian Burgess awarded British Empire Medal

Brian Burgess - former Deputy Chairman of Brentford FC and a current Trustee of Brentford FC Community Sports Trust - was named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. The announcement of the honours, delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak, came yesterday morning and Brian was on the list. He was awarded the British Empire Medal for his service to football. The British Empire Medal is granted in recogn

Watch: “Football belongs to people. It’s almost dying.”

At the end of last week, Sky Sports out out a special film. On Friday night, before their live match, Skycbroadcast a piece of film that featured club representatives and the EFL Chair Rick Parry in an open and honest description of the challenging circumstances currently being faced across the league. See it below.

Jon Varney shows Sky Sports around our new home

In a feature shown on Sky last weekend, ahead of our game against Wycombe Wanderers, Brentford FC Chief Executive gave the cameras a behind the scenes look at our new home. He outlined what fans will experience when we can welcome them back to our new home and showed some of the special features of our state-of-the-art stadium. Thanks to Sky Sports for sharing the footage with us.

Watch: Our new home: From start to finish

We have now played our first game at our new home. A state-of-the-art stadium has risen before our eyes and a new era for Brentford FC is underway. We have come a long way since ground-breaking. Have a look at what we have achieved………

Officials outline #BeeTogether with Off the Pitch

Brentford FC have been talking in depth to Off the Pitch about our Bee Together strategy. Off the Pitch delivers unrivalled football business journalism and insight to subscribers as well as delivering a business intelligence tool to compare data from clubs across Europe. Chief Executive Jon Varney joined Directors Monique Choudhuri and Nity Raj for a conversation about Bee Together, the Club's di

Sky say Farewell to Griffin Park with special video

It was a historic and momentus day at Griffin Park yesterday as Brentford played their final ever game at their historic home. The Bees have played in that little corner of TW8 for 116 years but will move to a new stadium before the start of next season. They bowed out in the best possible way, beating Swansea City to secure a place in the Sky Bet Championship Play-Off Final. Last night's game

Brentford Women’s FC celebrate 30th birthday

The eyes of the football world will be on Griffin Park this evening but most watching will not be aware of a special Brentford FC anniversary that is also being marked this week. On 28 July 1990, the first steps were taken to form Brentford Women's FC. Three decades on Brentford face Swansea City in the last ever match at Griffin Park and many of the players from Brentford's women's teams that hav

Football never went away at Brentford FC

With EFL clubs and their respective community 0rganisations working up and down the country to support families during the Covid-19 crisis, the EFL Trust have launched its “Football Never Went Away” campaign that highlighted the community response to the crisis. With 36.6million people in England and Wales living within a 10-mile radius of an EFL Ccub – a radius that encompasses four in 10 r

#BeeTogether – What it means to us

Brentford Football Club has been consistent for many years with its position on racial equality. We want everyone to feel welcome at Brentford and will continue to fight racism and discrimination of any kind. The events of the past few weeks have highlighted the importance of this work and we can all do our bit to make a difference. Togetherness is one of our key values as a Club. We pride ours

Brentford players, fans and staff send message of togetherness

Ahead of their first match back this weekend, Brentford Football Club has released a new video reiterating its stand against racism and discrimination. Under its #BeeTogether banner, the video features Brentford players, fans and staff, and stresses the importance the Club places on togetherness and unity.