Brentford 2 - 0 Scunthorpe - What they said?

Last updated : 07 August 2005 By Smallsy
Jay Tabb after scoring our first goal of the season
On a bright sunny day at Griffin Park, Brentford defeated Scunthorpe 2-0 to make sure the season got off to a good start. In having the joint highest scoreline of the day the Bees will travel to Chesterfield 4th in the table looking to make it two wins from two.

In the meantime we hear from several different people,

What the manager said?

Martin Allen was understandably delighted with his clubs great win and a fantastic start to the season,

"We're not getting carried away" said the boss,

"It was a pleasing performance and gives us something to build on."

The manager praised all his signings for their performances,

"All of the players performed well, it's difficult for them to adjust to our style of play but they did well, I was paticularily pleased for DJ to get his goal"

What the players said?

Stuart Nelson was first to speak to us,

"I thought the boys played well today, it was a difficult game but I'm pleased we could get a win and even more happy that we kept a clean sheet"

Marcus Gayle also spoke to brentford-mad saying,

"It was more important today that the performance was right and it was an enjoyable game. It's great that we played well, kept a clean sheet and scored some goals."

What the opposition said?

Manager Brian Laws admitted the better side won,

"It was always going to be a tough ask, winning away in a higher division. But I thought we battled hard and showed we have nothing to be afraid of. It's important to get our first win during the week to help build confidence"

What the fans said?

Brentford fan Thomas Moore told us,

"The atmosphere in the brook road end was electric, it was great to hear the fans cheering the club on"

Commenting on new signing DJ Campbell he said,

"DJ took a confident penalty, he sent the keeper the wrong way, should give him some confidence to the next game"

Neil Mcnamee a Scunthorpe fan after the game said,

"It was disapointing that we didn't win the game after creating some good chances but I think Brentford deserved the three points today. We'll look forward to playing you in the reverse fixture when we've hopefully got some points on the board!"