Farewell Griffin Park

07 October 2020

Brian Burgess

Brian Burgess was former Chairman of Bees United. In this interview Brian explains in detail how Bees United and Brentford supporters saved the club. His love for the “friendly, family oriented” club shines through this interview.
In his early years as a Brentford supporter, Brian’s father used to take him to Griffin Park. It became like a second home. They went to some away games and saw some “legends” of football.

Brian talks about how his father saw Brentford play Arsenal in 1938 to a crowd of 38,000.

Vivid memories for Brian were when Brentford scored a late winner against Portsmouth in 1962 and walking up Clifton Road to the Royal Oak stand and seeing all the queues through the turnstiles when Brentford had a record 9-0 win against

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