Does Brentford have a youth academy?

Does Brentford have a youth academy?

In fact, one particular trait of theirs makes them pretty unique – Brentford essentially have no academy. Instead, they have their own B-team, whose season consists of friendlies against under-23s sides or non-league outfits.

What category is Brentford Academy?

Category Two
The Academy facility was paid for by the club, with a contribution from the school. In July 2013, the Academy was awarded Category Two status for the next three years. Brentford was the only League One club to make the advance from a Centre Of Excellence to a Category Two Academy.

How do I join Brentford Academy?

If you need advice before you apply, please call 020 8326 2020 or email [email protected].

  1. Sign a professional contract with Brentford Academy.
  2. Sign a professional contract with another club (anyone not taken on by Brentford will be offered exit trials that will be attended by other professional clubs).

Where are Brentford playing?

Nicknamed “the Bees”, the club was founded in 1889 and played home matches at Griffin Park from 1904 before moving to Brentford Community Stadium in 2020.

Where is Brentford training ground?

Brentford F.C. Training GroundBrentford F.C. / Training ground

When did Thomas Frank take over Brentford?

Thomas Frank joined Brentford in December 2016, taking up the role of Assistant Head Coach alongside Richard O’Kelly. The Danish coach spent nearly two decades in youth football, including time with Denmark’s Under-16 and Under-17 teams.

Who is Newcastle coach?

Eddie HoweNewcastle United F.C. / Manager

Does Brentford have a U21 Premier League team?

The team entered the U21 Premier League Cup for only time in the 2015–16 season and reached the quarter-finals. The original Brentford B team was active during the 1890s and functioned as the third XI, below the first team and reserve team. From the beginning of the 1899–00 season, the B team was renamed Brentford Thursday.

What is the history of Brentford Town Juniors?

A new youth team, named Brentford Town Juniors, was launched in 1948 and won the Hounslow Minor Shield in its inaugural season. Products of the team included Alan Bassham, George Bristow, Roy Hart and George Lowden.

What is Brentford’s reserve team called?

Brentford’s reserve team was relaunched as the Brentford Development Squad in 2011 and in 2012 it began competing in Professional Development League 2 South. After closing the academy in May 2016, the club withdrew from the Elite Player Performance Plan and Professional Development League and launched a new Brentford B team.

When was the last time Brentford won the FA Cup?

Brentford Reserves were London Combination (as the Football Combination was known then) champions in 1931–32 and 1932–33. The title-clinching game on 6 May 1933 against Aldershot Reserves was watched by a crowd of over 9,000 at Griffin Park, the club record for a reserve team fixture.

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