Skip to main content

Match Preview

 

Posted Wed 17 Jul 13

A look ahead to tomorrow's match

THE MATCH

Brentford v Crawley Town, Sky Bet League One, Griffin Park, February 8 2014

THE OFFICIALS

Referee: Stephen Martin

Assistants: Andrew Laver and John Magill

Fourth Official: Stephen Rubery

Mr Martin was promoted to the list of Football League referees in the summer of 2012; this is his second season at this level.

He has only taken charge of one Brentford match so far, the Easter Monday defeat to Milton Keynes Dons last year.

Mr Martin has refereed 25 matches so far this season and issued just one red card.

THE KIT

Brentford will be in their red and white shirts.

Buy replica kit from www.brentforddirect.co.uk.

THE MILESTONES

Clayton Donaldson needs one more goal to reach 50 for Brentford in all competitions and 100 in his English professional career.

Kevin O’Connor is now on 497 appearances for Brentford in all competitions, he is just three games away from being the third Bees player to play 500 games for the Club.

Jake Bidwell is set to play his 100th game for Brentford while Alan McCormack is in line to play his 300th Football League game and the 349th of his career.

Marcello Trotta is set to make his 50th start in professional football.

THE LAST MEETING

November 2 2013, Sky League One – Crawley Town 0 Brentford 1

Brentford: Button; McCormack, Dean, Craig, Bidwell; Forshaw, Douglas, Saville (sub Diagouraga); Donaldson, Trotta (sub Grigg), Harris (sub Saunders)

Subs (not used): Lee, Logan, Nugent, El Alagui

Brentford goal scorer: Forshaw

Adam Forshaw’s third goal of the season made it four Sky Bet League One wins in a row for Brentford.

Click here for a full report.

THE LEAGUE POSITIONS

Brentford: 1st

Crawley: 16th

A full League One table is available here.

THE RECENT FORM

Last six competitive fixtures – most recent first

(90 minute scores)

Brentford: D-W-W-D-W-W

Crawley: D-D-L-W-L-W

THE COVERAGE

Bees Player: Match Day Live will be on the air at 2pm.

More information is available here.

THE ESSENTIALS

Ticket information is available here.

Place a bet on this match on the Brentford FC Sky Bet site here.