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Griffin Park - end of an era.

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  1. Crowbar Johnny

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    Brentford tickets just landed on the matt, any of you red buttoners going? :aya: they move to their new stadium next season.
     
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    I'm not, but I love brentfords ground.
    The famous pubs on all 4 corners.

    I went when I was working in London 2 seasons ago, we finished work early so me and the boys caught the train about 4 o'clock and got to the first pub.

    No city fans arrived yet, except for the odd one or two, the pub was selling hot dogs in beer garden and a gang of about 10 brentford fans started talking to us.
    Really friendly bunch.

    Few pints there then walked to pub no.2 behind the other corner of the away stand, where we passed a man selling hot dogs from his bbq in his garden, just a little sign up saying "hot dogs £1" , the queue in his garden was like a greggs.

    We did 3 of the pubs , all friendly lads we met, before meeting up with tony tit and the rest of his bus in pub4 , where we left tony cos the game was on sky and he wanted to stay there in the warm to watch the game.

    Brilliant away trip , brilliant ground and I pass their new ground driving along the A4, looks nowhere near the fun Griffin park provides.
     
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    Had a day on the piss with some Brentford lads when they played Stoke at the Mill Stad in the play offs, good lads, loved Cardiff city centre and were impressed with the standard of women here.
     
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  4. Crowbar Johnny

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    :hehe:Them fat fuckers with daffs on their heads who throw up over their shoes.
     
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    How far is their new ground from the old one?
     
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    Not that far pretty much in the same area.
     
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    Defo tempted. Anyone know if tickets are still available?
     
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    Tickets are now on general sale
     
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    Leeds away go on sale today....Gutted im working that Saturday:fedup:
     
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    Old ground on the left of the map, new one on the right.

    Just down the road.
     
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    Only been there on 3 occasions in the last 25 years
    It's a lovely old school ground witch are vanishing
    unfortunately these grounds ooze character and charm
    it's one that's worth a visit for sure :thumbup:
     
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    I'm gutted that I am too far away to go. Griffin Park is my favourite away ground and I have always had a soft spot for Brentford and their fans. They love a bit of banter but they have always been friendly and welcoming in any of my experiences with them. Lot's of great pubs in the area and an old fashioned football terrace, I remember going to watch us beat them with 9 men when Slade was in charge and Alex Revell dinked the keeper from outside the box. It was brilliant:hehe:. Now we just need Madine to do something similar:aya:
     
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    Cheers for that :thumbup:
     
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    Last time I went there they wouldn't let some of our fans in and it all kicked off, don't ask me when that was though, I don't remember details like that like you lot :shrug2::hehe:
     
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    I was there when we played them on Boxing Day during the 16/17 season, Whitts gave us a 1-0 lead from the spot before an absolute thundercunt of a shot went top corner for them to make it 1-1, to rub salt into the wounds the group of kids behind me dropped a cup of tea down my back which burnt like fuck but because I’m the hardest bastard going I showed no emotion, roll on injury time and there was about 4 mins added on and with 2 minutes to spare big Ken managed to slip past the Brentford defence and slot it home (sounded a bit dodgy that one) and sent the away end into absolute raptures and limbs and it felt like it was going to be a lovely 3 points to take back to South Wales.

    Then Brentford fucking equalised again.

    Loved the place.
     
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    the last time i went there was when rick wright (i think) tried to ban us going to away games and the next game was brentford on a tuesday night. brentford said we were welcome and 1500 of us made the journey.
     
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    But on the plus side your in the music industry Steve :club:
    Swings n roundabouts mate :weed:
    I used to love gigging this month :thumbup:
     
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    I'm not Steve :shrug2::hehe:
     
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    My illiteracy strikes again
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    Sorry MRS steve :hehe:
     
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