Lessons From Leppings Lane: Hillsborough. Thirty Years On

96. The number that will forever be bonded to the city of Liverpool. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. When, on April 15th 1989, 96 people were crushed to death in Britain's worst sporting disaster. Three decades of pain, grief and injustice. Ahead of the anniversary the SportsGazette spoke

Royals relegation worries eased with Brentford victory

Reading 2 – 1 Brentford Yakou Meite scored twice in the opening fifteen minutes at the Madejski to move Reading four points clear of the Championship relegation zone. The Ivorian international now has four goals in four games for the Royals as their patchy form continues. The visitors pulled a goal back before

Runners raise funds in memory of Brentford Technical Director

Family and friends of Robert Rowan have raised over £25,000 by completing the London Landmarks Half Marathon in his memory. The 28-year-old Technical Director suddenly and tragically passed away in November last year from an undiagnosed heart condition called cardiomyopathy. A popular figure among players, staff and fans alike, Robert was also a

If Premier League clubs were Game of Thrones houses

The final series of Game of Thrones is finally with us! The Premier League title race is also coming to a head. What better way to celebrate both than to compare each of the Premier League's top six to one of the fantasy epics' Great Houses? Liverpool = Targaryen  They’ve not sat on the throne for many years.

These are the three most extreme water sports in the world

Today is world water day. A day that higlights the imprtance of sustainable management of fresh water resources. To celebrate we look at three extreme water sports. Cliff diving  Originally a niche sport, cliff diving has been popularised in recent years thanks to Red Bull’s Cliff Diving World Series in 2009.   Professional Red

Marketing is key to increasing women’s attendance at Brentford, says Monique Choudhuri at Bee Together conference

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Brentford held a conference to celebrate women’s increasing involvement in football and attendance at the club. A panel — consisting of interim chair of the EFL, Debbie Jevans CBE, member of the FA’s Inclusion Board, Chris Paouros, Arsenal and England forward Danielle Carter and CEO of Women in Football Jane Purdon — shared their stories

Why ice yachting is the thrilling sport you’ve been missing

Iceboats line up to race.

Serene, surreal and scary. Welcome to the frozen world of ice yacht racing. When wet water simply won’t do.  Adriaen Pietersz’s ‘Der Winter’ depicted iceboats being used in the Netherlands for cargo transportation as far back as the 17th Century. By the late 1700s in America, iceboats were being raced, while clubs dedicated to racing began to emerge in the States by the mid 1800s.  John A

Brentford boss Thomas Frank expecting tough Barnet game, but believes Bees can progress in FA Cup

It's the fourth round of the FA Cup this weekend and the 'lost magic' brigade have come out of the woodwork to spoil the party. Try telling Barnet fans that, though. After a weekend of upsets — including last-placed League One club AFC Wimbledon’s hammering of West Ham and Millwall's last-gasp victory over Everton — non-league Barnet host Championship