The Week That Was (22/06/03 - 28/06/03)

Last updated : 29 June 2003 By
Sunday 22nd June 2003

The Bee Hive Interactive Map - A reminder for readers that they can place a pin in a worldwide map, letting everyone know from where in the world they are following the Bees. Click here.

Other News

David Beckham's new club, Real Madrid clinch the La Liga Spanish title, courtesy of a 3-1 home win over Athletic Bilbao. Two goals from Ronaldo and one from Roberto Carlos proved enough to clinch Real's 29th Spanish league crown.

Monday 23rd June 2003

Pre-season is nearly here - Story focusing on the forthcoming pre-season fixtures Brentford have lined up. Click here.

Other News

Real Madrid sensationally sack Vicente del Bosque, only 24 hours after he had managed to clinch the championship for the men from the Bernabeu. The sacking immediately brings into question, the future of current England captain, David Beckham.

Meanwhile, closer to home, ex-Hartlepool United manager Mike Newell, is surprisingly installed as the new boss of troubled Nationwide Second Division club, Luton Town, after narrowly winning a 'phone vote' against fans 'apparent favourite' and former manager, Joe Kinnear.

Tuesday 24th June 2003

A quiet day on the Bee Hive.

Wednesday 25th June 2003

The Nationwide Division Two Location map
- A brand new feature on the Bee Hive - A map showing the locations of all the Division Two participants in the 2003/04 season. Click here.

Bees on the road! - Article showing the mileage that Brentford will undertake during their 2003/04 campaign. Click here.

Brentford bag the Baggies in Carling Cup - Story highlighting the Bees Carling Cup First Round opponents. Click here.

Other News

Manchester United assistant, Carlos Queiroz leaves Old Trafford to take up the vacant managerial position at Real Madrid.

The Mozambique-born, Queiroz said "This is the most famous club in the world. They have built a great part of the story of world football and I am really looking forward to meeting the expectations of the fans".

Thursday 26th June 2003

Sonko: Good news for Bees fans
Sonko staying at Griffin Park
- Article confirming that popular Senegal U23 player, Ibrahima Sonko, will sign a new deal to keep him at Brentford. Click here.

Kid for a quid! - Summer madness at Brentford - Story about the fantastic deals Brentford are offering supporters for their two home pre-season friendly fixtures. Click here.

Stephen Hunt - Staying or Going? - Piece highlighting the fact that the 'want-away' winger has returned to pre-season training. Click here.

Other News

The tragic death of Marc Vivien-Foe dominates the football world and indeed all the sports headlines.

Foe, who had been on-loan at Premiership club, Manchester City last season, as well as previously playing in the English top flight for West Ham United, collapsed and died during the Cameroons' Confederation Cup clash against Columbia in Lyon.

The Bee Hive wishes to express their sadness at the death of Marc Vivien-Foe and acknowledges this is an extremely sad day for all concerned.

Friday 27th June 2003

Coppell: Bargain Hunting!
Coppell stalling on Hunt
- A report confirming that ex-Brentford manager, Coppell is only prepared to take the unsettled Irishman if he can have him on a free transfer. Click here.

Other News

Barnsley rescued by Icelandic consortium - Peter Doyle, the Barnsley owner reveals that the South Yorkshire club's immediate future is secure after agreeing a deal with an Icelandic consortium.

Speaking to the official website Doyle said " I am delighted to confirm that a deal that will secure the long-term future of the club has been concluded with a consortium from Iceland,"

"This deal will ensure the survival of Barnsley Football Club and means we can all look forward to a bright and successful future at Oakwell.

"The consortium have confirmed that finances will be made available to strengthen the squad for the new season with certain players already targeted."

Saturday 28th June 2003

A quiet day on the Bee Hive.