A quiet day on the Bee Hive.
Brentford programme cheer - Article confirming the price of the official programme is to be reduced in price for the 2003/04 season. For the full story click here.
Lehmann heads for Japan - Story about the departure to Japan of German trialist, Dirk Lehmann. For the full story click here.
A quiet day on the Bee Hive, apart from a match preview of Brentford's first pre-season friendly against
Blackman strikes seals excellent victory - A spectactular late strike by 19-year-old Lloyd Blackman gives Brentford an exciting come from behind victory over Nationwide First Division club, Reading. For the full story, click here.
Thursday 17th July 2003
Reserves to start at
Trialists given green light - Article confirming that the club has sought and got permission to play trialists Gary McPhee and Paul Gedman in the remaining pre-season encounters. For the full story click here.
Downes voices concern over Hunt - Report about the fact that Brentford manager Wally Downes thinks it unlikely that unsettled winger, Stephen Hunt will play a major part in the pre-season build up, unless he signs a new contract at the club. For the full story, click here.
Nationwide Second Division club, Port Vale, are informed by the Football League that their transfer embargo has been lifted.
The League ratified the arrivals of Adrian Littlejohn, Andreas Lipa and George Pilkington, but confirmed they have limited the club to one more deal.
An obviously relieved Vale chairman Bill Bratt told the official website: "We can only sign one more player for the time being and there will also be a salary cap that we must adhere to.
"They have also said that we must produce monthly management accounts, just to ensure we are doing everything right."
Hunt agrees to stay at Griffin Park - Article confirming the encouraging news that want away Irishman, Hunt has finally agreed to pledge his immediate future to the club. For the full story, click here.
Nationwide Division One club.
The Saddlers reveal that the experienced 35-year-old ex-England international has signed a two-year deal with the
Saturday 19th July
Is pre-season really relevant? - Article about the latest Bee Hive reader poll. For the full story, click here.
The 23-year-old Brazilian completed the formalities of signing a five-year contract after weeks of speculation, which had seen him linked to both the Premiership champions and Barca's deadliest rivals, Real