Nickname: The Bees

Year formed: 1889

Ground: Griffin Park, Braemar Road, Brentford, TW8 0NT

Capacity: 12,763

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2008/09 average: 5,707

For visitors: 1,600 in the Brook Road Stand

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Position last season: League Two champions

Manager: Andy Scott (December 2007)

Player to watch - Ben Strevens: Signed in June from Dagenham & Redbridge, Strevens is a 29-year-old frontman who has plied his trade in the lower leagues and non-league around the London area for all of his career. Big and bustling, Strevens is a handful for defenders and formed and excellent partnership with Paul Benson for the Daggers and banged in 14 goals last season.

Record transfer fee paid: �750,000 (Herman Hreidarsson, Palace, 1998)

Record transfer fee received: �2.5m (Herman Hreidarsson, Palace, 1999)

Ticket office: 08453 456 442

Official website:

Distance: 123 miles

Journey time: 2 hrs, 34 mins

For directions to the ground go to

Pubs: Brentford's Griffin Park famously has one pub at each corner of the ground: The Royal Oak, The Griffin, The Princess Royal and The New Inn, the boozer of choice for visiting fans.

There's also the Magpie & Crown on Brentford High Street.

Last league meeting: Brentford 2, Norwich City 1 (18 August, 2009): Incoming Norwich City manager Paul Lambert watched his new team stumble to a disappointing defeat at Griffin Park. Owain Tudur Jones' late free-kick did provide some excitement, but on the whole it was a disappointing night for the 1,800 travelling City supporters.

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