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Brentford FC Development Squad Profiles

Development Squad Profiles 

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Date of Birth: 19/1/1994

Position: Defender

Contract: Professional

Alfie joined the Bees from Reading on a two-year contract in June 2010. 

The commanding centre-back made 27 appearances for the Development Squad in his first season and also took over the captaincy for the latter part of the season. 

The 19-year-old appeared in five of Brentford's pre-season friendlies in 2012 and was included in the touring party to Germany where he appeared as a substitute in the Bees opening game against ZFC Meuselwitz. 

Last season Alfie made 11 appearances for the Development Squad in the U21 Professional Development League Two South and also enjoyed a spell on loan at Maidenhead United in the Blue Square South.

Alfie made his first team debut in the League Cup defeat at Derby County in August 2013 and has rejoined Maidenhead United for a second loan spell this campaign.


Date of Birth: 26/6/95

Position: Defender

Contract: Professional

Kieran joined The Bees this summer following a successful extended trial.

The 18-year-old defender, who was on the books at Stourbridge at youth level, played for England Schoolboys in the Under-18 Centenary Shield and England Colleges last season.

He played for The Bees at Youth Team and Development Squad level last season, playing four times in the Under-18 Professional Development League, scoring once, and once in the Under-21 Professional Development League.

Kieran went away with the Development Squad on a pre-season training camp and played in behind closed doors friendly games against Derby County and West Bromwich Albion.


Date of Birth: 17/02/1993

Position: Defender

Contract: Professional 

Aaron signed a new one-year deal with The Bees Development Squad in the summer of 2013 following a successful season at the heart of defence for the U21's.

The 20-year-old left sided central defender joined The Bees in 2011 from Fulham.

Aaron impressed at Development Squad level during the 2012/13 season, playing 19 times, and was named in the match day squad for the npower League One match against Carlisle United in November 2012

He made his debut as a substitute in a Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie against Southend United in December 2012 and was an unused substitute in a further four league games in 2012/13.

This season Aaron made appearances in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy victory over AFC Wimbledon and the League Cup defeat at Derby County.


Date of Birth: 14/1/95

Position: Defender

Contract: Professional 

Jack signed a one-year professional contract to join the Development Squad following a successful trial.

The defender joined The Bees from Histon on a short-term Academy contract towards the end of the 2012/13 season.

The 18-year-old left-sided defender played two games for the Club’s Development Squad last season, scoring once, and five times for the Youth Team.


Date of Birth:16/5/1994

Position: Midfielder

Contract: Professional

Charlie joined the club in 2010 from the futsal programme run by the Brentford FC Community Sports Trust.

Equally comfortable in the middle or out wide Charlie was a star of the Youth Team's run in the F.A. Youth Cup in 2011/12. 

He scored in the 2-1 win over Hull in the Third Round and was the man-of-the-match in the Fourth Round against Stoke. 

The 19-year-old was in fine form for the Development Squad last season scoring seven times in 16 starts in the U21 PDL Two South.

That form earned him a first team league appearance as a substitute against Carlisle United in March 2013.


Date of Birth: 5/07/94    

Position: Midfielder

Contract: Professional

Josh signed his first professional this summer following a successful first season in the U21 Professional Development League Two South. 

The fast right-sided player made 17 appearances last season scoring the winner away at Swansea City.

The 19-year-old made his first team debut at Derby County in the Capital One Cup in August and came off the bench at Peterborough United in The Bees Johnstone's Paint Trophy exit. 

Joe Maloney


Date of Birth: 21/03/1995

Position: Midfielder

Contract: Professional 

Joe joined The Bees aged 14 and has come through the ranks to earn his first professional contract in October 2013. 

The 18-year-old central midfielder was Youth Team captain last season and made 13 appearances in league and cup.

Joe's two years in the Youth Team were disrupted by injury but having got back to fitness he was rewarded with a one-year Professional contract this season. 


Date of Birth: 23/04/1994

Position: Midfield

Contract: Professional 

Tyrell signed his first professional contract during the summer having just completed the second-year of his scholarship.

The 19-year-old played for the Development Squad last season as he was too old to play in the U18 Professional Development League Two South. 

The combative midfielder made 13 appearances for the Development Squad last season and also spent a period on at Northwood in the Evo-Stick Southern League Central Division.

Tyrell was an unused substitute in The Bees Capital One Cup defeat away at Derby County in August. 


Date of Birth: 24/12/1992

Position: Midfielder

Contract: Professional

Formerly on the books of Chelsea and Queen’s Park Rangers, Manny – as he is known – was at the FootballCV Academy before joining Brentford.

The midfield player excelled for Brentford’s Youth and Reserve teams in 2010/11, his first season at the Club and continued to prove himself at Development Squad level when completing his scholarship in 2011/12.

He made his Brentford debut in an FA Cup Second Round tie against Wrexham in December 2011.

The 20-year-old made his Football League debut against Milton Keynes Dons on New Year’s Eve 2011 and started in The Bees Capital One Cup victory over Dagenham & Redbridge in August 2013.

Manny is currently on loan at Skrill Premier side Aldershot until December 22nd and has so far made 15 appearances for The Shots scoring twice. 


Date of Birth: 3/6/1993

Position: Striker 

Contract: Professional 

Luke joined the Bees in the summer of 2010 from Hitchin Town and quickly established himself as a prolific youth striker.

He made his first-team debut against Sheffield Wednesday in April 2012. 

The 20-year-old netted 13 goals in 21 league and cup appearances for the Development Squad in 2012/13.

He also spent a successful loan spell in Blue Square South with Boreham Wood in 2012/13 scoring three goals in seven games. 

This campaign has seen Luke made three first-team appearances netting his first senior goal in the 5-3 victory over AFC Wimbledon in September 2013.