podular STAND podcast: the Brentford episode

podular STAND podcast: the Brentford episode

Well, we just couldn’t hold it off any longer. Come with us, away from all this, to Saturday 27 April 2013, and to Griffin Park. The League One promotion race has come down to a 90 minute final day showdown between 3rd place Brentford and 2nd place Doncaster Rovers at Griffin Park. Only one team can go up. It couldn’t be any more dramatic than that… or could it? Continue reading “podular STAND podcast: the Brentford episode”

“I Cannot Believe What We’ve Just Witnessed” On How Doncaster Won the Title

Doncaster Rovers Celebrate at BrentfordUp high in the Main Stand at Brentford’s Griffin Park at about 5pm yesterday, as I tried to regain my breath and the feeling in my hands and legs I uttered those words quoted in the title of this piece. I’ve seen a lot of football in my life at all manner of levels, and I thought I’d seen everything the game had to offer… until yesterday. Continue reading ““I Cannot Believe What We’ve Just Witnessed” On How Doncaster Won the Title”

Brentford vs Doncaster Rovers; A Few Pre-Match Thoughts

Brentford vs Doncaster Rovers; A Few Pre-Match Thoughts

I had a good night last night; half-price drinks, food, good company and I didn’t think about football once. Then this morning, the moment I stepped outside into the South London sunshine and closed my girlfriend’s front door behind me, it began again. All those feelings I’d tried to suppress by telling myself that it’s not normal to feel this way about what is just a game, a pastime, a hobby… those feelings surfaced again in my throat and in my stomach. Bloody football eh? Continue reading “Brentford vs Doncaster Rovers; A Few Pre-Match Thoughts”