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Friends Like Bees: Henrik Johansson & Simon Andersson What's it like returning from such a long injury? How do you push yourself to match De Gea? Do they remember each other from their childhood Club? B Team goalkeeper Simon Andersson and winger Henrik Johansson cover it off with this quickfire look at The Bees' next generation.

Weekend Wrap: Swansea City A three-goal first-half salvo from Swansea City condemned Brentford to defeat at Griffin Park on Saturday. The Swans took control of the game inside the opening 27 minutes and held on for the points, despite Ollie Watkins and Said Benrahma netting either side of the break to set up a frantic finale.

Brentford v Swansea City Fan Gallery A big thank you to those that came to Saturday's game at Griffin Park against Swansea City. Marcus Forss was on hand in the Stadium Shop before the game and then joined our families in Bee Block where he posed for pictures and signed autographs.

Coaching 101: Goalkeeper drills with Brentford B B Team Goalkeeper Coach Jani Viander talks to us about one of the drills involving Simon Andersson on a recovery day in Coccaglio, Italy.

Match Report: Sutton United Ladies 5 Brentford Women 1 Brentford Women’s FC let an early lead slip as they were beaten 5-1 by top of the table Sutton United Ladies at Gander Green Lane on Sunday.

Go behind the scenes of Brentford B vs Salzburg We took our cameras behind the scenes to follow Brentford B during their game with Red Bull Salzburg U21s on Saturday afternoon.

Report: Norwich City and Brentford competing to sign William Hondermarck William Hondermarck of Drogheda United could be on his way to the Championship, with Norwich City and Brentford reportedly interested. Norwich City and Brentford have shown plenty of nous in the transfer market in recent times and William Hondermarck could be another intelligent signing from two of the Championship's most well-run clubs.

What Thomas Frank has said about Brentford's defending Thomas Frank has been discussing his side's poor defending in recent weeks, following the 3-2 defeat against Swansea City.

Police arrest 14 Millwall & Brentford football hooligans after pre-organised brawl The London Economic - Police arrest 14 Millwall and Brentford football hooligans after pre-organised brawl - Sport.

Seven games in loan round-up this weekend THEO ARCHIBALD was brought onto the field for Forest Green Rovers after 79 minutes on Saturday, with the team a goal down. By full-time, he had grabbed an assist and they had won the game.

Where has it all gone wrong for Brentford at the back? Tom Storer takes a look at Brentford's defensive troubles in recent weeks after the 3-2 defeat against Swansea City.

Thomas Frank remains defiant amid Brentford's poor form Brentford head coach discusses his future amid growing pressure after defeat against Swansea City.

Match Highlights: RB Salzburg 2-2 Brentford B Watch the highlights from Brentford B's 2-2 draw with Red Bull Salzburg U19. Joe Hardy and Cole Dasilva scored the goals, Dasilva getting an assist for the first as well.

Cole Dasilva talks about first goal in RB Salzburg draw Fullback Cole Dasilva talks to us after he scored a free-kick and grabbed an assist during Brentford B's 2-2 draw with Red Bull Salzburg U19s.

Junior tickets only £1! We have some exciting events at Griffin Park to help you and your Junior get into the Bees festive spirit!

Bees Bulletin: Brentford vs Swansea City This season, Brentford fan and BBC Foreign News presenter, Stuart Hughes, has been recapping our matches, using live commentary, post-match reaction, and fan input, in an audio podcast entitled Bees Bulletin. Check out Saturday's edition, from our 3-2 defeat to Swansea City, below.

The talking points from Brentford's defeat to Swansea Tom Storer looks at the talking points as Brentford lost out at home against Swansea City.

Match Highlights: Brentford 2 Swansea City 3 Three goals in the opening half hour were our undoing against Swansea City in the Sky Bet Championship yesterday. The visitors struck through Wayne Routledge, a Chris Mepham own-goal, and Leroy Fer; Ollie Watkins and Said Benrahma pulling goals back for The Bees.

Follow The Bees to the KCOM Stadium The Bees travel to the KCOM Stadium on Saturday 15 December and will be looking to bring three points back to London. All Bees fans are now able to buy their tickets for this fixture so buy yours now to follow us to Hull City.

Goals from Every Angle: Brentford vs Swansea City Goals from Ollie Watkins and Said Benrahma were the bright spots on a difficult afternoon for The Bees at Griffin Park. Trailing 3-0 after 30 minutes, Ollie pulled one back on the stroke of half-time before a sublime free-kick from Said, his first league goal for The Bees, set up a frantic finale wh.

A recipe for success in the kitchen for students Students from Brentford FC Community Sports Trust's BTEC programme took part in a unique cooking lesson with Age UK.

Kevin O'Connor sees positives in draw with Bulls B Team Head Coach Kevin O'Connor talks to us about seeing the positives in Brentford B's 2-2 draw with Red Bull Salzburg. He tells us that on any other day, The Bees might have snatched a winner.

Gallery: RB Salzburg vs Brentford B Here are some of the best images from Brentford B's 2-2 draw with Red Bull Salzburg Under-19s in Mezzolombardo, Italy.

Everything Graham Potter said on Routledge and Dyer, plus what Brentford win means for Swansea City's future So to come through it and win is great. We are human beings at the end of the day and you know when you have been in a scrap and you know when you have had to ride your luck. We hadn't scored when we had the chances to and we left ourselves open to all that.

Is something rotten in the state of Brentford? We've not really touched these pages in the last week or two. Matters outside of Griffin Park have meant the column takes a back seat. To be honest, it's probably no bad thing given the recent run in form that for Brentford finally looked like it may be coming to a halt with that 1-1 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.

Match Report: RB Salzburg 2 Brentford B 2 Brentford B drew 2-2 with Red Bull Salzburg Under-19s on Saturday afternoon in Mezzolombardo, an Italian village in the shadow of the mountainous Adamello Brenta National Park. Joe Hardy netted once again for the B squad and his strike was added to by Cole Dasilva's free-kick in the second half.

Away Birmingham City tickets on sale now The Bees travel to St Andrews Stadium on Saturday 29 December and will be looking to bring three points back to London. Season Ticket Holders can now buy up to four tickets for this fixture. So make sure you support The Bees and help us end 2018 on a high.

Brentford 2 Swansea City 3 A spirited comeback from Brentford could not prevent Swansea City taking the points at Griffin Park. A goal inside the first 25 seconds from Wayne Routledge set the visitors on their way and when they grabbed two more before the half hour, the game looked over.

"We need to buck our ideas up" Brentford attacker Ollie Watkins has called on the team to stick together after falling to a disappointing defeat at home to Swansea City this afternoon. The Swans struck three times in the opening half-hour to grab control; Ollie pulling one back before the interval.

Thomas Frank transcript: Every word following defeat to Swansea A full transcript of what the Brentford boss had to say following the 3-2 defeat to Swansea City at Griffin Park.

Brentford player ratings: Benrahma and Watkins shine as Bees fall short Tom Storer dishes out the ratings at Griffin Park.

Brentford slump continues as Swans win on the road They made it two midway through the half as Nathan Dyer cut the home defence to ribbons and his low cross eluded everyone but Brentford centre-back Mepham who could only watch as the ball bounced off him and into the gaping net.

Brentford 2-3 Swansea: Bees slump continues at Griffin Park Brentford slumped to their seventh defeat in nine games with a 3-2 home defeat at the hands of Swansea. Wayne Routledge, a Chris Mepham own goal and Leroy Fer put the visitors three up in a dream first half that left the rattled Bees reeling.

Brentford's player ratings from their 3-2 defeat by Swansea Player ratings from Brentford's 3-2 defeat. Daniel Bentley. Made a fine save at 3-0 and 3-1 to keep Brentford's hopes alive. His distribution was off today and the looked shaky under the high-ball, which is understandable given the little defensive cover he gets over 90 minutes.

Brentford 2 - 3 Swansea City: Losing run ended as Swans hang on in breathless finale Follow live updates from Griffin Park right here.

Yennaris and Benrahma return in place of Marcondes and Judge Brentford: Bentley; Dalsgaard, Konsa, Mepham, Henry; McEachran; Benrahma, Sawyers, Yennaris, Watkins; Maupay Subs: Daniels, Odubajo, Canos, Mokotjo, Dasilva, Judge, Barbet Swansea City: Mulder; Naughton, Rodon, Van Der Hoorn, Olsson; Grimes, Fer; Routledge, McKay, Dyer; McBurnie Subs: Nordfeldt, Bon.

Brentford team news: Yennaris and Benrahma return against Swansea Thomas Frank has made two changes for the clash with the Swans.

Match Preview: RB Salzburg vs Brentford B This afternoon, Brentford B will take on a youth team from Red Bull Salzburg in Northern Italy. The second squad started their tour of the Mediterranean country with a win, after needing a late goal to overcome Brescia Calcio U21s in Coccaglio.

The Best of November Catch up with everything you may have missed from November's action below. Brentford are in action at Griffin Park today, Saturday 8 December, when Swansea City are the visitors. Tickets for the game are on sale to Previous Purchasers now, starting at £25 adults and £8 Juniors.

Friends Like Bees: Canice Carroll & Charlie Oliver Whose childhood hero was Thierry Henry? Who is the loudest in the group? Who is better at FIFA? B Team defenders Canice Carroll and Charlie Oliver cover it all in this quickfire look at some of our next generation of Bees.

Brentford midfielder Canos: I had big Liverpool regrets after first 6 months Brentford midfielder Sergi Canos admits he had big regrets about joining Liverpool in his first months at Anfield. The Spaniard struggled to get to grips with his new team-mates on joining the Reds five years ago after coming from a tight-knit group in Catalonia.

Coaching 101: Recovery with Brentford B B Team Assistant Coach Allan Steele takes us through one of the team's recovery training drills from Coccaglio, Italy.

Watch: You’re the Boss – Stuart Wakeford Click here to watch the rest of our You're the Boss series, featuring Bees players from past and present.

Inside your Matchday Programme: Swansea City Before the game at West Brom we stressed the need to leave everything out there and have no regrets after the full-time whistle. You can lose a game to a better team who perform on the day, but the effort needs to be at maximum every time we take to the pitch.

Behind the scenes: Brentford B visit Brescia Go behind the scenes as Brentford B face Brescia in Coccaglio. Watch as the squad arrive at the stadium, hear from Kevin O'Connor in the dressing room and relive some of the best moments from the game.

Match Preview: Brentford vs Swansea City We welcome Swansea City to Griffin Park for the first time in more than a decade tomorrow, looking to build on Monday's dramatic late point against West Bromwich Albion. Below you will find all the pre-match information and build-up.

Brentford v Swansea City Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Brentford and Swansea City.

Of course” – Brentford star reveals desire to play in Premier League Regardless of whether or not Brentford's form has dipped in recent months, the goals keep on coming for Neal Maupay, who now has 13 in 18 league appearances this season.

Oxford details confirmed The date, kick-off time and match ticket prices for Brentford’s Emirates FA Cup tie against Oxford United have been confirmed. The Bees were drawn to play the Sky Bet League One side in the Third Round of the competition and that tie will be played on Saturday 5 January 2019.

Hot off the Press: Swansea City Swansea City’s first season in the Championship since 2011 has seen change both on the pitch and off it. What have you made of the campaign so far? It’s been quite encouraging.

Swansea City preview and pub guide: Potter turning things round for Swansea They were third in the table after two wins and two draws in their first four games, but their form has been a bit up and down since then and they arrive at Griffin Park in 13th place, following three straight defeats and four losses in their last five matches.

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"We have stopped the bleeding, now we need to progress again" Bees boss Thomas Frank believes that Monday's point at West Bromwich Albion has 'stopped the bleeding' and now he wants his side to kick on when Swansea City head to Griffin Park on Saturday. The boss sat down with the media this afternoon to talk through Monday's performance, kicking-on, and the la.

We Meet Again: Swansea City A classic meeting between us and The Swans from 1999 as Ron Noades' side sets up a final day title shootout at Cambridge United with a 4-1 victory at Griffin Park.

Match Highlights: Brescia U21 3-4 Brentford B Watch the highlights of Brescia Calcio vs Brentford B. Joe Hardy netted twice, with David Titov and Kolbeinn Finnsson getting the other goals.

David Titov talks about netting in seven-goal thriller David Titov speaks to us after scoring the third goal in Brentford B's 4-3 win over Brescia Under-21s on Wednesday afternoon. The winger was proud of how the team stuck together despite a relentless first half from the hosts.

Injury blow for Swansea City, but star striker could start at Brentford Swansea City midfielder Tom Carroll will miss Saturday's important Championship game at Brentford. Carroll is once again sidelined by the niggling groin and hip injuries that have hampered him for most of the season.

Junior shirts selling out before Christmas With Christmas less than three weeks away, we are now selling out of 2018/19 Replica Shirts! This could be your last chance to purchase an adult Away Shirt and a junior Home or Goalkeeper Shirts.

Donate gifts for children in hospital Once again this season, Brentford Football Club are inviting fans to donate Christmas presents for children who will be spending the festive period in hospital.

Met Police say Brentford and Millwall fan arrests show violence will not be tolerated The Met Police say they have made 14 arrests across London in relation to alleged disorder between supporters of Brentford and Millwall.

Battersea and Croydon men arrested after fight between Millwall and Brentford fans A series of dawn raids led to 14 arrests, including men from Battersea and Croydon, as part of an investigation into a pre-arranged fight between football fans. Two of the men arrested are from southwest London. The fight is believed to have happened between Brentford and Millwall fans.

Everything Swansea City boss Graham Potter said on injuries, transfers and Brentford clash The Swans have lost three back-to-back games for the first time since Graham Potter's appointment and with the January transfer window around the corner, the boss has lots to ponder. We'll be getting live updates from around 1pm, so stay tuned.

Rico Henry could feature against Swansea Brentford are hoping Rico Henry will be available for Swansea's Sky Bet Championship visit to Griffin Park.

When the FA Cup third round games to be broadcast live are announced The draw for the third round of the competition took place on Monday evening.

Tom Field nets winning penalty as Cheltenham Town make EFL Trophy progress Tom Field and Jack Bonham both featured this midweek as Cheltenham Town and Bristol Rovers made it through to the last 16 of the Checkatrade Trophy but there was defeat for Chiedozie Ogbene’s Exeter City.

Was WBA a turning point? - Pre-Swansea RodCast from the Pub and Radio Studio In their first ever RodCast, The Beesotted crew met up a very Christmassy White Hart pub in Southwark before moving onto LoveSport Studio and then back to the pub again to discuss Brentford's draw up at West Brom. The Swansea Way and whether Brentford is suffering from the same problems that Swansea suffered from.

Bromley men arrested after fight between Millwall and Brentford fans Two men from Bromley are among 14 people to be arrested because of a pre-arranged fight between footie fans. The fight is believed to have happened between supporters of Brentford and Millwall on August 25. Topless men scrapped in a muddy field with footage later being uploaded to social media.

Gallery: Brescia vs Brentford B Here are some of the best images from Brentford B's 4-3 win over Brescia Calcio Under-21s in Coccaglio, Italy.

Kevin O'Connor pleased after late winner in Brescia B Team Head Coach Kevin O'Connor spoke to us after guiding his side to a 4-3 win over Brescia in Coccaglio, Italy. Kolbeinn Finnsson had given The Bees an early lead in the Lombardy province of northern Italy. The hosts hit back with two of their own before Joe Hardy and David Titov struck.

Brentford Disappointment Hasn't Knocked Confidence According To West Brom Man With Monday evening's disappointing score draw with Brentford at The Hawthorns, despite West Bromwich Albion utterly dominating chances on the day and wasting numerous good opportunities to extend our lead, Matt Phillips remains incredibly upbeat as we go into the derby clash with Aston Villa on Friday night.

Swansea suffer injury setback ahead of Brentford clash Welsh international is ruled out of Griffin Park clash with a hamstring injury.

Five Reasons to join us this Saturday We welcome Graham Potter's Swansea City to Griffin Park on Saturday for a first league encounter between the two since 2007. A fervent home crowd will make all the difference this weekend, so here are five reasons to get down to TW8.

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Andy Woolmer handed Saturday's game at home to Swansea City Referee: Andy Woolmer Assistant Referees: Robert Hyde and Michael George Fourth Official: Andy Davies Andy Woolmer is one of the most recognisable names on the EFL circuit as he closes in on 500 matches as a referee in the professional game.

Match Report: Brescia U21s 3 Brentford B 4 Brentford B won 4-3 over Brescia Calcio Under-21s on Wedensday afternoon in the Lombardy province of Italy. After recovering from a one-goal deficit twice, Joe Hardy struck in stoppage time at the end of the game to snatch a win for Kevin O'Connor's side in their first Italian tour match.

History favours Swansea City ahead of trip to Brentford Swansea City visit Brentford on Saturday desperately needing to halt their slide down the Championship table. Three defeats in a row have seen the Swans slip to 13th in the standings and their hopes of mounting a serious promotion are fading fast.

Community Sports Trust seeking Youth Workers to join team Brentford FC Community Sports Trust is a dynamic charity who are looking for ambitious and creative individuals to join their vibrant team in Hounslow.

Midweek Wrap-Up: West Bromwich Albion Lewis Macleod came off the bench to great effect on Monday night, heading home an injury-time equaliser to see us take a point from our trip to The Hawthorns. If you missed any of the coverage or reaction, you can find it all below.

Match Preview: Brescia Calcio vs Brentford B This afternoon, Brentford B take on a team from Brescia Calcio in the Italian village of Coccaglio. Kevin O'Connor's side last faced European action in Switzerland, when they played against Grasshopper Club Zurich.

Women's Development Team pick up first win of the season Brentford Women’s FC First-Team slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Hampton and Richmond Borough Ladies FC on Sunday while Brentford Development Team lifted themselves off the bottom with their first points of the campaign.

'Naive', 'Clueless' - These West Brom fans blame one man's mistake for Brentford draw - Loads of West Brom fans took to Twitter on Monday evening to pin the blame on boss Darren Moore for the 1-1 draw with Brentford at the Hawthorns. The Baggies should have been out of sight by half-time, but both Jay Rodriguez and Hal Robson-Kanu missed gilt-edged chances and the two sides went into the break at 0-0.

Bees Bulletin: West Bromwich Albion This season, Brentford fan and BBC Foreign News presenter, Stuart Hughes, has been recapping our matches, using live commentary, post-match reaction, and fan input, in an audio podcast entitled Bees Bulletin. Check out Monday's edition below.

B Team head out on Italian tour The B Team have flown to Italy for a seven-day tour of the Brescia region, which will include three games against opposition from three different nations. Tomorrow, Wednesday 5 December, the side face Italian Serie B side Brescia Calcio in Coccaglio.

Rico: "The lads stuck together" Rico Henry feels the team can take belief and confidence from last night's draw at The Hawthorns against West Bromwich Albion. The left-back played an hour on his first start since September 2017 as Lewis Macleod struck late to level after Harvey Barnes had put the hosts in front.

Jay Tabb: Brentford, Coventry and Reading before a sudden change of sport - Where are they now? Jay Tabb will be a well known name by Reading, Brentford, Coventry and Ipswich supporters after successful spells with each club in his footballing career - but it his career has taken an interesting turn. The midfielder started his professional career with Brentford after he was released by Crystal Palace.

Brentford Community Stadium part of successful UEFA Women's Euro 2021 Finals bid Brentford Community Stadium is set to play a part after it was announced England will stage the UEFA Women’s Euro 2021 finals. England was confirmed as hosts by the UEFA Executive Committee yesterday, Monday 3 December, and our new home is one of nine proposed venues.

Live Text Updates: West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Brentford Good evening and welcome to Sports Mole's live text updates from the Championship clash between West Bromwich Albion and Brentford at The Hawthorns. The Baggies come into this match having won each of their last three games and knowing that another victory would take them to within two points of the automatic promotion places.

Goals From Every Angle: West Bromwich Albion An injury-time Lewis Macleod goal secured a point from last night's trip to West Bromwich Albion. The midfielder timed his run to perfection and guided Emiliano Marcondes' inch-perfect cross past a helpless Sam Johnstone. Here's Lewis' goal from every angle.

Experience Griffin Park as a Season Ticket Holder With tickets for our first games in the second part of the 2018/19 season now on sale, it’s best to secure your Half Season Ticket as soon as you can. Seats bought for our home matches against Norwich City and Stoke City are becoming unavailable to buy as Season Tickets.

Wally Downes' first words as AFC Wimbledon manager The 57-year-old, who spent two years managing Brentford, replaces Neal Ardley at Kingsmeadow.

Match Highlights: West Bromwich Albion 1 Brentford 1 Lewis Macleod struck in injury-time to salvage a point from last night's trip to The Hawthorns. The home side missed a host of chances in the first-half but did finally take the lead through Harvey Barnes with 20 minutes to play. However, Lewis Macleod timed a run to perfection in the 91st minute to.

Brentford ace, Wigan talent: Three Championship stars Southampton's new boss must move for in January Southampton recently parted ways with manager Mark Hughes as they flirt dangerously with a relegation battle. The Saints had seemingly put their woes behind them in recent years, but the line between success and failure is fine and following their best ever Premier League season, they've been plunged back into the lower reaches.

2019 home games on sale now The Bees welcome Norwich City to Griffin Park on New Year’s Day before kicking off our Emirates FA Cup campaign that weekend. Following our Third Round cup fixture, we’ll face Stoke City in our first home match against The Potters since 2002.

A pivotal point, Watkins' return and Henry's injury - Brentford talking points It was an entertaining affair, and here are the key talking points from the Hawthorns.

EFL Day of Disabilities: “Many of the young people involved have never attended a football match before” With the Trust engaging with 250 children and adults with disabilities each year, it is no surprise that we marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in a special way.

Waterside living:huge regeneration in Brentford is bringing hundreds of new canalside homes to west London A west London spot that has been 'up and coming' for more than 20 years without really making a mark, Brentford's fortunes are rising at last with a wave of regeneration transforming the tired high street and opening up the waterfront. Even the local football club is in on the act, building a new stadium complex that includes 648 new homes.

Oxford United boss Karl Robinson views Brentford tie as 'opportunity' to progress in FA Cup OXFORD United missed out on a glamour tie in the Emirates FA Cup third round draw - but Karl Robinson believes a trip to Brentford offers a big opportunity. Wins over Forest Green Rovers and Plymouth Argyle got the U's into the hat with the Premier League big guns.

Lewis Macleod on late leveller and team spirit Lewis Macleod gives us his thoughts after a 1-1 draw at The Hawthorns, where he nodded a late equaliser to snatch a point in stoppage time.

Thomas: "Equalising felt amazing" Thomas Frank felt tonight's game against West Bromwich Albion can be used a turning point in The Bees season. The home side missed a host of first-half chances before finally taking the lead with 20 minutes to play. However, Lewis Macleod came off the bench to power home a dramatic 90th minute level.

West Brom 1 Brentford 1: Matt Wilson and Nathan Judah analysis - WATCH Matt Wilson spoke to Nathan Judah following the 1-1 draw with Brentford at The Hawthorns.

West Bromwich Albion 1 Brentford 1 Lewis Macleod came off the substitute's bench to head home a stoppage time equaliser as Brentford drew with West Bromwich Albion. The Bees had battled hard to stay in the game in the first half as the hosts dominated, missing some clear-cut chances.

Darren Moore responds to West Brom's late heartbreak against Brentford Moore was speaking to the media after Albion drew with Brentford.

Frustrated Moore won't be too critical of misfiring Baggies West Brom boss Darren Moore refused to blame his misfiring Baggies after Lewis MacLeod's injury-time header denied Albion victory.

Thomas Frank full transcript: Every word following West Brom draw A full transcript from the Brentford boss following the 1-1 draw with West Brom.

West Brom 1 Brentford 1: Baggies fans frustrated following late equaliser - WATCH West Brom fans spoke to Nathan Judah following the 1-1 draw with Brentford at The Hawthorns.

West Brom 1-1 Brentford: Lewis Macleod stuns Baggies with last-gasp header Brentford struck in injury time to claim an unlikely point after West Brom missed a host of glorious chances.

Bees sting Baggies with late equaliser The Bees, watched by former boss Dean Smith who takes his Aston Villa side to The Hawthorns on Friday, were an attacking non-entity with 13-goal Neal Maupay anonymous. But Albion were forced to go in at the break level following one final chance when Phillips' swerving strike from 25 yards struck the bar.

West Brom pegged back by Brentford late show The Championship's leading scorers endured 77 minutes of frustration before a Harvey Barnes goal broke Brentford's resistance - but it was not enough to win them three points as the visitors, who had lost six of their last seven matches, stunned them with a stoppage-time equaliser.

West Brom 1 Brentford 1 - Report and pictures Albion's inability to keep a clean sheet cost them two points as Lewis MacLeod headed in an injury-time equaliser for Brentford at The Hawthorns.

Brentford player ratings: Watkins impresses as Bees secure late draw Phil Spencer dishes out the ratings at The Hawthorns.

Brentford to host Oxford United in FA Cup Third Round Tonight's Emirates FA Cup Third Round draw has handed The Bees a home game against Sky Bet League One side Oxford United.

Oxford United to face Brentford in third round of FA Cup OXFORD United have been handed an away tie at Brentford in the third round of the Emirates FA Cup. Karl Robinson's side will take on the Sky Bet Championship club over the weekend of January 4-7. United, who sit 19th in League One, progressed to the third round, thanks to wins over Forest Green Rovers and Plymouth Argyle.

Brentford team news: Watkins returns as Bees make three changes A look at the team selected by Thomas Frank for the clash with the Baggies.

West Brom vs Brentford: Confirmed team news, preview and live commentary West Brom can climb to third with victory over Championship strugglers Brentford.

Follow live from The Hawthorns Wherever you are in the world you can stay up to date with today's action as we take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.

Betting Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs Brentford Brentford go on the road searching for points against an attacking West Brom side, who sit in fourth spot in the Championship.

The West Brom players itching to start against Brentford - but they may have to wait Albion welcome the Bees this evening - does Darren Moore have any decisions to make?

Tickets on sale at The Hawthorns tonight We make our first League trip to West Bromwich Albion in a quarter of a century tonight to take on Darren Moore's Baggies.

Daniel James injury latest as Swansea City wait on winger for Brentford The 21-year-old Wales international was forced off during the closing stages of the defeat at Pride Park after making a surging run out of defence. But he pulled up as he reached the final third, and was helped off the field after receiving treatment.

Jarvis Edobor joins Maidstone United on loan B Team defender Jarvis Edobor has joined Maidstone United on a youth loan until 1 January 2019. The Vanarama National League side welcomed the 19-year-old centre-back today, Monday 3 December, and he could make his debut away at Barrow next Saturday.

Match Preview: West Bromwich Albion vs Brentford We head to The Hawthorns this evening for our first league game against The Baggies since 1992. Below you will find all the build-up and information ahead of tonight's game, kick-off 8pm.

Independent Non-executive Director Ian Watmore To Depart Efl Board Ian Watmore has resigned as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the EFL Board due to health reasons.

Loan Round-Up: Cup exits and league frustration for our loanees this weekend Following his late goal on debut, Reece Cole was drafted into the starting line-up as Maidenhead United hosted high-flying Harrogate Town on Saturday.

Follow The Bees to Ashgate Stadium The Bees head to Ashton Gate Stadium on Wednesday 26 December and will be looking to bring three points back to London. All supporters can now buy tickets for this fixture. So make sure you give Thomas Frank the support this Christmas.

FA Cup 3rd round draw: Live stream, TV details as Chelsea, Arsenal & Spurs enter The Premier League sides will be among the 64 balls being drawn - here's all you need to know.

Hot Off The Press: West Bromwich Albion Aside from a handful of narrow defeats and a recent thrashing at the hands of Derby, West Brom have started the season very well and are currently the leading scorers in English football. How satisfying has it been to watch, considering the misery of being relegated from the Premier League in May?

West Brom v Brentford: Darren Moore only focused on Bees as derby day looms Sam Johnstone has come very close to that elusive second clean sheet recently, but he will need to be at his best against Maupay. Will be disappointed with Swansea's goal at Wednesday, and desperate to bounce back with a shut-out. Memory Lane.

West Bromwich Albion v Brentford Preview followed by live coverage of Monday's Championship game between West Bromwich Albion and Brentford.

We Meet Again: West Bromwich Albion In the build-up to our first game against West Bromwich Albion in 15 years, head back to August 1998 as three second-half goals secured passage past The Baggies in the League Cup First Round.

Brentford ball 7 in Monday's Emirates FA Cup Third Round draw The draw for the Third Round of the Emirates FA Cup Third Round will be made live on BBC One from 7.30pm on Monday night.

Only six days to go… The Bees are back at Griffin Park in six days when we face Graham Potter’s side. It’s the first time we've faced The Swans in more than a decade, so why not join us on Saturday.

Memorial Service for Robert Rowan to be held next week A memorial service for Brentford FC Technical Director Robert Rowan will be held next week. Robert, 28, passed away on 12 November after suffering heart failure. He had been Technical Director at the Club since February and had been with Brentford for four years.

On the 1st day of Brentford Christmas We've teamed up with the London College of Music and the University of West London Choir to bring a Brentford twist to a Christmas classic as we count down towards the big day.

"We have good players who want to improve and do better" Chris Mepham feels that belief in the group at Brentford is still high because they know that they are better than recent results suggest. The Bees head to West Bromwich Albion on Monday night on the back of three straight Sky Bet Championship defeats.

Moore urges Baggies to remain focused Darren Moore insists West Brom will not let their standards drop as they aim for automatic promotion from the Championship.

Watch: Met Police 0 Brentford B 3 Kevin O'Connor's Young Bees set up a London Senior Cup Quarter-Cup tie against Wingate and Finchley after beating Met Police 3-0 on Wednesday night. Jonny Mitchell scored the first goal just before half-time, with David Titov and Kolbeinn Finnsson adding strikes after the break.

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FA Cup: When Barrow AFC stung Brentford in a giant-killing BARROW AFC supporters would rather not reflect on their team's efforts in the FA Cup in the last two seasons. This is because they have had to endure them getting knocked out on both occasions by lower-league sides in the fourth qualifying round, depriving the Bluebirds of the chance to face Football League opposition.

We're on our way: West Bromwich Albion OVERVIEW Following a nomadic early existence, The Hawthorns became West Bromwich Albion’s sixth and final permanent home when they took over the tenancy in 1900.

Darren Bond handed Monday's trip to The Hawthorns Referee: Darren Bond Assistant Referees: Matthew McGrath and Mark Jones Fourth Official: Peter Bankes This is Darren Bond's seventh season on the EFL list, and sixth in charge of Sky Bet Championship games, after joining the National List in 2012.

Thomas Frank calls for players to step up against West Brom Thomas Frank spoke to the gathered press on Friday afternoon, ahead of Brentford's Sky Bet Championship fixture with West Bromwich Albion on Monday night.

Kolbeinn Finnsson sets sights on silverware with Brentford B Kolbeinn Finnsson scored in Brentford B's 3-0 win over Met Police on Wednesday night, then came to speak to us about his ambitions with the side this season.

New Stadium Premium Seat and Season Ticket timelines As our new home continues to rise out of the ground, planning is well underway as we prepare to go on sale with Premium Seat Hospitality packages from Wednesday 12 December. We will announce 2020/21 Season Ticket prices this coming May.

Bartley blow for Baggies Kyle Bartley remains out for West Brom's home match against Brentford on Monday.

West Brom vs Brentford preview: Championship clash live on Sky Sports Football Kyle Bartley remains out for West Brom's Sky Bet Championship home match against Brentford on Monday night, live on Sky Sports. The defender has been battling a knee injury and the game against the Bees will come too soon. Bakary Sako should recover from a knock which has sidelined him for the last two games.

West Brom v Brentford preview: Championship clash live on Sky Sports Football Kyle Bartley remains out for West Brom's home match against Brentford on Monday. The defender has been battling a knee injury and the game against the Bees will come too soon. Bakary Sako should recover from a knock which has sidelined him for the last two games.

Pundit states his prediction for Brentford's trip to face West Brom David Prutton has given his thoughts on Brentford and West Brom ahead of Monday night clash.

Bees in Crisis? - West Bromwich Albion pre-match podcast from the pub It's all doom and gloom in West London as Brentford slipped to a double loss - against Boro and then Sheffield United. The Beesotted crew met up at The George IV pub in Chiswick before the match against West Bromwich Albion in an attempt to comfort each other as things on the pitch look more and more glum.

Jonny Mitchell and the advantages of 'must-win football' Scottish youth international Jonny Mitchell returned to action for Brentford B this week and scored a goal with his first touch. The Bees progressed to the Quarter-Finals of the London FA Cup with a 3-0 win over Met Police.

WATCH: Bees back Rainbow Laces campaign at LGBT+ Community Match Kevin O'Connor and four members of the Brentford B squad gave their backing to the Rainbow Laces campaign at a special community match on Monday night.

Brentford full-back ready to dump England for Super Eagles Brentford full-back Moses Odubajo ready to dump England for Super Eagles of Nigeria after been been approached by coach Gernot R…

Kevin O'Connor on 'first class' B Team performance B Team Head Coach Kevin O'Connor spoke to us after guiding his side to a 3-0 victory over Met Police FC on Wednesday night. Kevin was impressed with how professional his side were from start to finish at Imber Court.

Last chance to save before Christmas… With Christmas just round the corner and plenty of gifts to buy for the Bees fans in your life, we are now offering 25 percent off all Brentford official adidas Replica Kit, Training Wear and Leisurewear in-store and online.

Midweek Wrap-Up: Sheffield United The Bees fell to a third straight Sky Bet Championship defeat on Tuesday night as Sheffield United won by the odd goal in five at Griffin Park. If you missed any of the coverage or reaction, you can find it below.

Metropolitan Police v Brentford B Gallery Pictures by Mark D Fuller, to see more pictures and order prints online visit:.

Brentford were beaten by Wrexham AFC in the tunnel - Andy Morrell ANDY MORRELL recalls how Wrexham secured a memorable FA Cup win against Brentford - before the game began. The Reds faced the League One side in a second round tie at Griffin Park in December 2011 and pulled off a cup shock, winning 1-0 thanks to Jamie Tolley's first half volley.

Help us stamp out behaviour contrary to diversity and inclusion Brentford fans have been reminded of the ways they can report any behaviour seen at Griffin Park that is contrary to the Club’s values of diversity and inclusion with a special number now introduced to report any issues as they happen.

Brentford defender fires relegation warning but backs Thomas Frank to turn it around The defender admits the Bees must turn around their form or risk being dragged into a relegation dogfight.

Brentford manager Thomas Frank on turning his side's fortunes around Brentford manager Thomas Frank admits that his side need to learn quickly if they are to end a run of six defeats in seven. Slipping to 17th in the Championship following the Bees 3-2 defeat by Sheffield United, Frank said that his side need to show better game management at key moments in the game.

Match Report: Met Police FC 0 Brentford B 3 Brentford B progressed to the Quarter-Finals of the London FA Senior Cup after a 2-0 win over Met Police FC at Imber Court on Wednesday night. Jonny Mitchell scored the first goal just before half-time, then David Titov and Kolbeinn Finnsson added strikes in the second half.

Team News: Dasilva, Oksanen and Finnsson return for cup tie The teams are in at Imber Court, where Brentford B take on Met Police FC in the Second Round of the London Senior Cup. Kevin O'Connor has made three changes to the side that drew 2-2 against Huddersfield in West Yorkshire on 10 November.

Bees legend Kevin O’Connor unites with LGBT+ fan group for Rainbow Laces community match Brentford’s LGBT+ fan group took part in a unique football match at Middlesex FA’s new home at Rectory Park, Northolt, on Monday. Along with four Brentford B players, Brentford legend Kevin O’Connor attended the event and pledged his support for the match.

Goals from Every Angle: Sheffield United The Bees found the net twice last night during our home defeat to Sheffield United. Here are those goals from all angles as Neal Maupay made it 13 for the season while Romaine Sawyers grabbed a pair of assists.

Sheffield United 'put down a huge marker with Brentford win' says Blades star Ollie Norwood Stand-in skipper Ollie Norwood believes Sheffield United put down a “huge marker” with their 3-2 victory at Brentford on Tuesday evening.

4 things Thomas Frank will have learnt during his time as Brentford boss It must be tough being a Bees fan right now. They've gone from Premier League hopefuls to a possible relegation battle in just a few short months. It only seems like yesterday they were top of the Championship, spoken of as possible title contenders under Dean Smith.

Brentford 2-3 Sheffield United: What we learned What did we learn from Brentford's 3-2 defeat by Sheffield United? Little Man-Little Man-Little Man. We've all heard of the big man-little man combination, Brentford however have three 'little-men' playing up top.

Match Highlights: Brentford vs Sheffield United The Bees fell to a third straight narrow Sky Bet Championship defeat last night as Sheffield United took the points at Griffin Park. Neal Maupay's 13th of the season put Thomas Frank's side ahead early on but The Blades hit back to lead at the break. A John Fleck own-goal levelled things up midway t.

Away Bristol City tickets on sale now We travel to Ashton Gate Stadium on Wednesday 26 December and will be looking to bring three points back to London. Season Ticket Holders can now buy up to four tickets for this fixture. So make sure you give Thomas Frank the support this Christmas.

Change of formation needed? Key Brentford talking points from Sheff Utd loss The key issues from Brentford's 2-3 defeat to Sheffield United.

Key To The Blades Victory Over Brentford - This Man Predictably Takes MotM Sheffield United moved themselves into fourth place in the Championship table with a 3-2 victory over Brentford at Griffin Park on Tuesday evening. Despite falling behind initially, an own goal from the hosts was built on by Oliver Norwood and Leon Clarke to give the travelling fans reason to celebrate on the night.

Tough questions to ask, and answer, after an insipid performance under the lights. Well that was awful yesterday. And not the news that Mrs. Brown's Boys leads the BBC Christmas schedule with two episodes of the alleged 'favourite' having been commissioned for the festive period. Of course we mean football where, being honest, even after sleeping on this one I'm struggling to be positive this morning.

Thomas wants everyone to stick together through tough period Thomas Frank believes that The Bees will come out of this losing run so long as players, staff, and supporters stick together. A 3-2 defeat at home to Sheffield United means it's now three straight defeats for Thomas as Head Coach with The Dane again left frustrated by some of his side's defending t.

McEachran calls for improvements after Blades defeat Midfielder Josh McEachran called for improvements on and off the pitch when he spoke to us after Brentford lost 3-2 to Sheffield United on Tuesday night.

Every word from Brentford head coach after defeat against Sheffield United The full transcript of Thomas Frank's post-match comments following the 3-2 defeat against Sheffield United.

Wilder hails Clarke's commitment 'You have to fight and earn the right in this division and it was about showing a character performance with ability thrown in, and I believe we deserved to win a really tight game.' Brentford boss Thomas Frank, whose side have now lost six in seven, said his young side 'need to learn and learn quick' to stem the tide of defeats.

Brentford 2 Sheffield United 3 - James Shield's Match Report as Chris Wilder's hunch comes up trumps at Griffin park Thomas Frank and his employers like to crunch the numbers.

Brentford 2-3 Sheffield United: Blades come from behind to win five-goal thriller Sheffield United stayed in touch with the Sky Bet Championship's top two with a 3-2 win at struggling Brentford. An Ezri Konsa own goal, a sublime Oliver Norwood strike and a Leon Clarke second-half winner were enough to consign the Bees to their sixth defeat in seven games.

Blades cut down Brentford to stay in touch at the top Maupay gave the hosts the dream start after just six minutes when he drilled home under keeper Dean Henderson after a clever one-two on the edge of the box with Sawyers. But the lead lasted just four minutes, a completely unchallenged Konsa bizarrely glancing a header into his own net.

Brentford downed by clinical Sheffield United A spirited Brentford suffered their third successive league defeat as Sheffield United came out victors in an entertaining five goal thriller at Griffin Park. A frantic first 45 saw Brentford take the lead through Neal Maupay before an Ezri Konsa own-goal and a wondergoal from Oliver Norwood gave the Blades the lead at the break.

How we rated the Brentford players in the defeat against Sheffield United Tom Storer dishes out the player ratings after Brentford's 3-2 defeat against Sheffield United.

Brentford 2 Sheffield United 3 Sheffield United moved to within three points of the top of the Championship after a 3-2 win over Brentford at Griffin Park.

Yoann Barbet and Romaine Sawyers return for visit from Sheffield United Brentford: Bentley; Dalsgaard, Konsa, Mepham, Barbet; McEachran; Canos, Sawyers, Macleod, Judge; Maupay Subs: Daniels, Odubajo, Henry, Dasilva, Marcondes, Clarke, Oksanen Sheffield United: Henderson; Basham, Egan, O'Connell; Freeman, Lundstram, Norwood, Fleck, Stephens; Washington, McGoldrick Subs:.

Brentford's confirmed team to face Sheffield United as Frank makes two changes Brentford make two changes to face Sheffield United at Griffin Park this evening.

Follow live from Griffin Park Wherever you are in the world you can stay up to date with today's action as we take on Sheffield United at Griffin Park.

Sheffield United at Brentford Matchday Live blog - All the action from Griffin Park Sheffield United return to action after Saturday's derby draw disappointment tonight when they face Brentford at Griffin Park.

Inside your Matchday Programme: Sheffield United Over the course of a season you can sometimes encounter a spell when you can’t quite get over the line. The boys are playing with plenty of heart and desire, and with your backing we can tip the small margins back in our favour.

Memorial Service for Robert Rowan to be held at Griffin Park next month The funeral of Brentford FC Technical Director Robert Rowan will be held in Scotland on Friday and a memorial service will be held in London next month.

Brentford family comes together at Rainbow Laces event The powerful tributes paid at Brentford to the late Rob Rowan demonstrate the club's close-knit feel, says their Community Sports Trust's chief executive Lee Doyle.

Betting Preview: Brentford vs Sheffield United As Brentford strive to earn more points, another tough task is on the horizon with the Bees taking on Sheffield United at Griffin Park, where the draw is priced at almost 5/2 at LeoVegas SPORT.

Sheffield United team news comes to light ahead of Brentford test Sheffield United have no fresh injury concerns ahead of tonight's clash with Brentford, although Chris Wilder is considering making changes to his starting XI. Wilder watched his side throw away a late lead on Saturday against Rotherham United, with the Blades' South Yorkshire rivals managing to clinch a 2-2 draw over the weekend.

Match Preview: Brentford vs Sheffield United We welcome Sheffield United to Griffin Park this evening for our second home game in three days. Here's all the info ahead of tonight's match as we look to get back to winning ways on home soil against The Blades.

Can Thomas Frank Stop The Rot - Brentford It doesn't take a genius to work out that things have not started well for Thomas Frank as Head Coach at Brentford… five defeats in six matches, and two very difficult fixtures ahead in the next week, mean that the pressure is on the Dane to stop the rot, and stop it fast.

WATCH: Players back Football Comes to FoodBox: Christmas Appeal Last Thursday afternoon four members of the Brentford FC First Team squad visited FoodBox in Brentford as they prepare for their Christmas appeal.

Hot off the Press: Sheffield United With most of the focus on Leeds United and West Bromwich Albion, Sheffield United have flown under the radar and established themselves as genuine promotion contenders. What have you made of the season so far? I think it’s perhaps a surprise with a small ‘s’.

Brentford v Sheffield United - Big selection decisions welcomed by Chris Wilder A RECURRING theme of Chris Wilder's eventful Bramall Lane tenure has been Sheffield United's prized ability to hit back from setbacks at the first available juncture.

What Ezri Konsa has said about a Premier League move amid Arsenal links The centre-back has caught the eye since moving to the Bees in the summer.

We Meet Again: Sheffield United Ahead of tomorrow's meeting at Griffin Park, here's a look back at the last time we hosted The Blades as the two sides shared red cards, goals, and the points.

Five Reasons to join us tomorrow night We welcome Sheffield United to Griffin Park on Tuesday night, kick-off 7.45pm. If you haven't got your tickets for the game yet, here's five reasons to join us.

What's going wrong at Brentford? We assess the factors affecting the Bees' slide down the Championship table With a new stadium set to open in 2020, the positive start to the campaign left Brentford fans quietly confident their final season at Griffin Park would also be their first in the Premier League.

Bob Booker in the Stadium Shop tomorrow night A legend with both sets of fans, Bob Booker will be in the Stadium Shop tomorrow evening, between 6.45pm and 7.30pm, to sign copies of OOH-AAH: The Bob Booker Story by Brentford fan and author Greville Waterman.

Brentford v Sheffield United Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Championship game between Brentford and Sheffield United.

Brentford vs Sheff Utd preview: Championship clash live on Sky Sports Football Brentford will have Romaine Sawyers back from a one-match suspension for the Sky Bet Championship match against Sheffield United at Griffin Park. Fellow midfielders Lewis Macleod and Alan Judge returned to the starting XI for Saturday's home defeat by Middlesbrough, leaving boss Thomas Frank with a selection poser.

Timeline to the New Stadium coming soon On Friday, 30 November, we will be announcing the key on-sale timelines for both Premium Seats and Season Tickets to help fans start to plan for the move to our new home.

Stephen Martin handed tomorrow's visit from The Blades Referee: Stephen Martin Assistant Referees: Andrew Fox and Ian Cooper Fourth Official: Andy Davies This will be Stephen Martin’s seventh season as a referee in the EFL and his third as a member of the Select Group Two of Sky Bet Championship match officials.

Woodburn talks will happen in January - Wilder Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder says a discussion will take place in January regarding Ben Woodburn's current loan deal.

Sheffield United preview and pub guide: Egan back with high-flying Blades Wilder had just led Northampton to the League Two title when he left for Bramall Lane after previously guiding Oxford back into the Football League via the National League play-off final in 2010 in which they beat York 3-1. He has also managed Alfreton and Halifax.

More pictures from last saturday Thank you to all supporters who came to Griffin Park on Saturday. It wasn't just a football match, it was a chance to pay tribute to a wonderful colleague and friend taken from us far too early.

Romaine Sawyers back to boost Brentford Brentford will have Romaine Sawyers back from a one-match suspension for the Sky Bet Championship match against Sheffield United at Griffin Park.

Why the visit of Sheffield United is crucial for Brentford Reporter Tom Storer takes a look at the current mood at Griffin Park after the defeat against Middlesbrough.

Brentford's Moses Odubajo to switch allegiance from England to Nigeria It means the 25-year-old could be starring in the African Cup of Nations in March next year.

Weekend Wrap: Middlesbrough Two goals in six second-half minutes consigned Brentford to defeat at home to Middlesbrough on Saturday evening, despite a first home goal for Alan Judge since February 2016.

The Journeyman: Brentford need leaders not statistics Brentford have long railed against the football orthodoxy that "the table doesn't lie", but there is a growing sense of unease at the way their season is beginning to unravel. It has been a tumultuous time of late, all things considered, for the west London club.

Watch: You’re the Boss – Kevin O’Connor With 2018/19 Kevin O’Connor’s 20th season involved in the professional set-up at Brentford, we celebrate his career in TW8 in a special edition of BEES matchday programme for the visit of Sheffield United. Pick up a copy around Griffin Park on Tuesday night!

Players offer support to FoodBox On Thursday afternoon four members of the Brentford FC First Team squad visited FoodBox in Brentford.

Arsenal 'eye £15m Ezri Konsa transfer' as Brentford defender impresses The 21 year-old London-born player scored his first international goal in October.

Brentford talking points from Boro loss The key issues from Brentford's loss to Middlesbrough.

Match Ratings: Brentford 1 Middlesbrough 2 Man Of The Match: ADAM CLAYTON - He might not perform the most glamorous role on the pitch, but he is often Middlesbrough's most important player as he provides a defensive foundation at the base of midfield.

WATCH: Alan Judge nets his first goal back at Griffin Park Alan Judge ended a 1002-day wait for a goal at Griffin Park as he struck against Middlesbrough last night. The Irishman found the bottom corner through a crowd of bodies to make it 2-1 with a quarter of an hour to go. Enjoy Alan's goal from every angle below.

Griffin Park pays tribute to Robert Rowan Last night, we paid tribute to a colleague and friend, Robert Rowan, who tragically died on Monday 12 November, aged 28. During his four years at the club, Robert touched the lives of all of us with his personality and ability. He will be sorely missed.

Match Highlights: Brentford vs Middlesbrough Alan Judge netted at Griffin Park for the first time since February 2016 but it wasn't enough as Middlesbrough took the points last night in front of the Sky Sports Cameras. Tony Pulis' side took control in six second-half minutes as they netted through Jordan Hugill and Marcus Tavernier.

Bees braced for defender interest Brentford face a battle to keep Ezri Konsa in the January transfer window as Arsenal are said to be readying a £15million offer.

Public Exhibition on plans for the Duffy site EcoWorld London is hosting a Public Exhibition to present proposals for the last phase of the residential development - on what's known as the Duffy site. The Public Exhibition will take place at the project site office which is located on the Duffy site on Tuesday 4 December from 3-8pm.

Brentford reaction & Middlesbrough January transfer talk in Sunday papers round-up A League One midfielder is also linked. Below, we round-up the Brentford reaction and that transfer gossip. Middlesbrough's local hero Jordan Hugill led the charge as Tony Pulis's side surged back into the automatic promotion places.

Arsenal 'prepare £15m Ezri Konsa bid' Arsenal reportedly prepare a £15m swoop for Brentford defender Ezri Konsa.

Visitors inflict more pain as the record continues. Brentford 1 Middlesbrough 2. What can you say? Bogey team? Curse of the cameras? That there was never any hope against a side we've not beaten in the league since a 2-1 win at Griffin Park back in December 1938?

Report: Arsenal interested in Brentford's Ezri Konsa Brentford defender Ezri Konsa is reportedly on Arsenal's radar. Arsenal are interested in signing Ezri Konsa from Brentford in the January transfer window, according to The Sun. It has been reported by the British tabloid that the Gunners are ready to make a £15 million bid for the 21-year-old defender.

Everything Brentford boss Thomas Frank said after the defeat to Middlesbrough Reporter Tom Storer was present for the press conference after the Boro defeat.

Arsenal want Ezri Konsa from Brentford in £15m deal Young defender was signed from Charlton in June and has impressed Gunners chiefs with fine displays.

Thomas Frank: 'we need to tip the small margins in our favour' Head Coach Thomas Frank was disappointed with his side's narrow defeat to Middlesbrough in the Sky Bet Championship. The 45-year-old thought his team dominated the majority of the match but called for more focus in the key moments.

WATCH: Alan Judge post Middlesbrough Alan Judge's first goal at Griffin Park in more than 1000 days wasn't enough as we were beaten 2-1 by Middlesbrough this evening. After an even, goalless opening 55 minutes, Boro scored twice in six minutes to take control of the game. Alan netted with 15 minutes to play to give Thomas Frank's side.

Thomas Frank felt Brentford dominated against 'big, big club' Middlesbrough The Bees boss was frustrated after Boro picked up all three points at Griffin Park.

Pulis praise for Middlesbrough after Brentford win Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis hailed his side's resilience as they continued their fine run of form with a 2-1 win at Brentford.

Brentford 1 Middlesbrough 2 Two goals in six second half minutes condemned Brentford to defeat against Sky Bet Championship promotion-chasers Middlesbrough. After an even first half The Bees appeared to have the upper hand when Jordan Hugill scored, looking suspiciously offside, 11 minutes in to the second half.

Brentford v Middlesbrough Gallery Pictures by Mark D Fuller and Alex Burstow, to see more pictures and order prints online visit:.

Brentford 1-2 Middlesbrough player ratings: Judge the one to stand out Reporter Tom Storer rates the Bees players after their defeat to Boro.

Middlesbrough move into top two after beating Brentford In-form Middlesbrough moved back into the Sky Bet Championship's top two with a 2-1 win at struggling Brentford.

EFL: Better day for Bradford among five things you may have missed outside the Premier League BBC Sport takes a look at five things you may have missed outside the Premier League on a good day for Bradford and an off-on-off one for match official Lee Swabey.

Championship Though neither side has imposed themselves on the other, Boro have tested Brentford's aerial skill on numerous occasions, while Moses Odubajo saw the best chance of the game go begging when his curling effort was tipped over by Darren Randolph. Join us soon for all the second half action… BRENTFORD 0-0 MIDDLESBROUGH.

'Chris Wilder will look for a reaction at Brentford' - James Shield's verdict on Sheffield United's 2-2 draw at Rotherham United Chris Wilder will look for a reaction from his Sheffield United side at Brentford on Tuesday, after their 2-2 draw at Rotherham United this afternoon. That's the view of James Shield, our Blades writer, after Jamie Proctor's late goal earned a point for the Millers in this South Yorkshire derby.

Lewis Macleod and Alan Judge return to starting line-up for visit from Middlesbrough Brentford: Bentley; Dalsgaard, Konsa, Mepham, Odubajo; McEachran; Canos, Yennaris, Macleod, Judge; Maupay Subs: Daniels, Henry, Dasilva, Marcondes, Clarke, Barbet, Oksanen Middlesbrough: Randolph; Fry, Flint, Baath, Friend; Downing, Besic, Howson, Clayton, Tavernier; Hugill Subs: Konstantopoulos.

Confirmed Brentford team to play Middlesbrough: Alan Judge and Lewis Macleod start Reporter Tom Storer runs the rule over the team news at Griffin Park.

Betting Preview: Brentford vs Middlesbrough After an entertaining international break which saw England qualify for the Nations League semi-finals, domestic duty resumes with an exciting home game against second placed Middlesbrough. A home win is priced at 5/4 at LeoVegas SPORT, while a credible draw is also available at 11/5.

Listen live from Griffin Park Wherever you are in the world you can stay up to date with today's action as we take on Middlesbrough at Griffin Park.

LIVE: Brentford vs Middlesbrough Scott Wilson provides live updates from Griffin Park as Middlesbrough take on Brentford in the Championship.

Fine margins and injuries have cost Brentford dearly since flying start The Bees were top of the table eight games in but have now won just one in 10, lost four of the last five and slipped into the bottom half. But those stark statistics don't tell the full story says Tom Storer, who covers Brentford for Football.London.

If there's one thing you do today… Brentford entertain Middlesbrough this evening after the long lay-off for International break. It is a game that will be played in the huge shadow that was the loss of our technical director Robert Rowan early last week. I've not picked up a keyboard in the last two weeks.

Brentford vs Middlesbrough live streaming Match: Brentford vs Middlesbrough. Competition: England Championship. Date: November 24, 2018. Kick-off time: 5:30 pm, November 24, 2018. The final game of the day in the Championship on Saturday is another test of Middlesbrough's promotion credentials.

Brentford v Middlesbrough: Pulis gives 'boring Boro' a mental exam MANAGER Tony Pulis has baulked at suggestions that Middlesbrough are defensively obsessed. Boro's rearguard have let in just eight goals in 17 Championship games, representing the best goals-against record in the EFL, with the Teesside club the only side still to boast a single-digit figure in terms of league concessions this season.

Brentford v Middlesbrough Betting Tips & Preview A tight affair is forecast at Griffin Park with Trevor tipping the visitors, Middlesbrough to just edge it.

Inside your Matchday Programme: Middlesbrough If I finished at Brentford, I’m certain that Rob was one of the people I would have remained in contact with. He was a warm, welcoming and open person – a fantastic character to be around. I will miss him very much.