The Week that Was (15/06/03 - 21/06/03)

Last updated : 22 June 2003 By
Sunday 15th June 2003

Brentford's most impressive performance of the 2002/03 season? - Story relating to the recent poll asking readers to vote for the Bees' best performance of last season. Click here.

How do you rate Wally Downes' achievements in his first season in charge? - Article relating to the current reader poll, asking fans to vote on Downes' managerial performance so far. Click here.

Other News

Barcelona elect Joan Laporta as their new president, as he wins the election with 52% of the vote, to seemingly pave the way, if the newspapers are to be believed, for the signing of Manchester United's unsettled star, David Beckham.

Monday 16th June 2003

O'Connor: Signed new deal on Monday.
O'Connor signs a new three-year deal
Story confirming that versatile midfielder Kevin O'Connor has committed his future to Brentford, by signing a new contract that will keep him at Griffin Park for the next three years. Click here.

Other News

Barcelona's newly elected president Laporta tells BBC Radio 5 Live that he did not definitely say he was signing Beckham.

“I did not promise to bring David Beckham to Barcelona.”

“I said I had an agreement with Manchester United that contained conditions. One of those conditions was that I became president of the club. I have now done that.”

He added: “To make a strong football team it is very important we have players like David Beckham. I know it is a difficult decision for Beckham and his family but I know he would be delighted to be in our city, our team, our country.”

Tuesday 17th June 2003

A quiet day on the Bee Hive.

Other News

Beckham: Off to the Bernabeu
Real Madrid reveals that Beckham is to join them in a £25 million deal. The four-year contract will net him £90, 000 a week and puts the England captain on a par with fellow team mates Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane and Luis Figo.

Beckham, the subject of much speculation in recent weeks is to link up with his new spanish outfit on July 2nd added:

"This is an amazing opportunity for me at this stage of my career and a unique and exciting experience for my family.

I knew I would always regret it later in life if I'd turned down the chance to play at another great club like Real Madrid, which also has world class players"

Wednesday 18th June 2003

Burgess thanks fans and remains optimistic - Story about Bees United chairman Brian Burgess thanking supporters for the money raised so far and an update on the plans for the proposed new stadium on the Lionel Road site. Click here.

White's ambitious plans - New director Doug White reveals his plans for improving the facilities and capacity at Griffin Park at an Open meeting held at Stripes Bar on Tuesday evening. Click here.

Thursday 19th June 2003

Brentford to face Tranmere Rovers away in season opener
- Story regarding the release of the 2003/04 Nationwide Second Division fixture list for the Bees. Click here.

Friday 20th June 2003

Stephen Hunt - Story about 'want-away' winger Stephen Hunt criticising Brentford in the Brighton Evening Argus. Click here.

Saturday 21st June 2003

A quiet day on the Bee Hive.