BRENTFORD
 

(
'The Bees')
Year formed

1889

Turned professional1899
Limited company1901
Previous namesNone
Ground

Griffin Park, Braemar Road, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 0NT

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements111 x 75 yards (101.5 x 68.5 metres)
Record attendance at present ground

38,678 v Preston North End, FA Cup 6th round, 5th March 1938

(lost 0-3)

Ground capacity12,763
League career

London League Division Two: 1896 - 1897

London League Division One: 1897 - 1898

Southern League Division Two: 1898 - 1901

Southern League Division One: 1901 - 1913

Western League: 1902 - 1909

Southern League Division Two: 1913 - 1915

Southern League Division One: 1919 - 1920

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1933

Division Two: 1933 - 1935

Division One: 1935 - 1947

Division Two: 1947 - 1954

Division Three (South): 1954 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1962

Division Four: 1962 - 1963

Division Three: 1963 - 1966

Division Four: 1966 - 1972

Division Three: 1972 - 1973

Division Four: 1973 - 1978

Divisioin Three: 1978 - 1992

Division One: 1992 - 1993

Division Two: 1993 - 1998

Division Three: 1998 - 1999

Division Two/League One: 1999 - 2007

League Two: 2007 - 2009

League One: 2009 - 2014

Championship: 2014 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Exeter City, Division Three, lost 0-3
Honours
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Division Two champions: 1934-35

Division Three champions: 1991-92

Division Two / League One runners-up: 1994-95, 2013-14

Division Three (South) champions: 1932-33

Division Three (South) runners-up: 1929-30, 1957-58

Division Four/Three/League One champions: 1962-63, 1998-99,

2008-09

Southern League Division Two champions: 1900-01

Western League runners-up: 1904-05

London League runners-up: 1897-98

Domestic - Cup

Freight Rover/LDV Vans Trophy/Johnstone's Paint Trophy

runners-up: 1984-85, 2000-01, 2010-11

Second World War London Cup winners: 1941-42

Second World War London Cup runners-up: 1940-41

Best League position5th, Division One, 1935-36
Lowest League position19th, Division Four, 1972-73
Furthest in FA Cup6th round, 1937-38, 1945-46, 1948-49, 1998-99
Furthest in League Cup4th round, 1982-83
Most League points
2 for a win

62, Division Three (South), 1932-33

62, Division Four, 1962-63

3 for a win

94, League One, 2013-14

Fewest League points
2 for a win

25, Division One, 1946-47

25, Division Three (South), 1924-25

3 for a win37, League One, 2006-07
Most League goals scored98, Division Four, 1962-63
Most League goals conceded94, Division Three (South), 1925-26
Fewest League goals scored

38, Division Three (South), 1925-26

Fewest League goals conceded39, Division Four/Three, 1969-70, 1994-95
Most wins in a League season28, League One, 2013-1428, Division Three (South), 1929-30
Fewest wins in a League season8, League Two, 2006-07
Most draws in a League season20, League One, 2009-10
Fewest losses in a League season5, Division Three (South), 1929-30
Most losses in a League season

26, Division One, 1946-47

26, Division Three (South), 1924-25

Fewest losses in a League season6, Division Three (South), 1932-33
Record League win9-0 v Wrexham, Division Three, 15th October 1963
Record Cup win7-0 v Windsor & Eton, FA Cup 1st round, 20th November 1982
Record defeat

0-7 v Swansea Town, Division Three (South), 8th November 1924

0-7 v Walsall, Division Three (South), 19th January 1957

Highest Number of League goals scored
in a season38, Jack Holliday, Division Three (South), 1932-33
in total153, Jim Towers, 1954-61
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Jack Holliday v Luton Town, Division Three (South), 28th

January 1933

5, Billy Scott v Barnsley, Division Two, 15th December 1934

5, Peter McKennan v Bury, Division Two, 18th February 1949

Most League appearances514, Ken Coote, 1949-64
Most capped player22, John Buttigieg for Malta
Youngest League playerDanis Salman, 15 years 243 days  v Watford, 15th November 1975

Highest transfer fee received

£12,000,000 for Scott Hogan to Aston Villa, January 2017

 

Highest transfer fee paid£2,100,000 for Andreas Bjelland from FC Twente, July 2015