Permit me to cast another vote for Bill Brown. A very talented No9 in the days when a physical presence was was sometimes preferred by the fans, than a skilled dribbler of the ball. Loved watching you play Bill.
Albeit a somewhat lengthy letter, it seemed to give an honest appraisal of how things stand right now, and to me it contained as much a level of optimism as is possible right now. Thanks for the update Mr Scally. UP THE GILLS.
................ in making the play off finals. Been supporting The Gills since the mid 50's ( yes I am that old ) and it's great to see Brentford just one game away from The Premier League. I always used to view Brentford as as almost a local derby in the bottom two divisions .............. but...
My first games date to the late 50's when I used to climb over the fence at half time so as to try and collect teacups. Why ?? Because there was a penny deposit on them, repayable on return. Most people would tell me where to go, but there were always some who would hand them over. On a good...
It's not often we sign a striker who had scored a premier league hat trick for the away side at Old Trafford just 3 years previously. As I recall, Dennis Bailey was a skillful player, but never really made the headlines I was hoping for with us.
Winning 1-0 on a wet night at Newport to clinch the Div4 title. A typical performance of that time when the Freddie Cox style throughout that entire season was all about " if we dont concede, then we wont lose".
What surprises me is that never was there any blame attached to the decision to cage fans in enclosed spaces with no simple way of escape. Such fencing was speedily removed from all grounds soon after this awful event.