2018–19 Brentford F.C. season

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Brentford
2018–19 season
Owner Matthew Benham
Chairman Cliff Crown
Head Coach Dean Smith
Stadium Griffin Park
Home colours
Away colours

The 2018–19 season is Brentford's 129th year in existence and fifth consecutive season in the Championship.[1] Along with competing in the Championship, the club will also participate in the FA Cup and the EFL Cup.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Season review[edit]

Transfers[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Players transferred in
Date Pos. Name Previous Club Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 MF Iceland Kolbeinn Finnsson Netherlands FC Groningen Free [2]
1 July 2018 GK Iceland Patrik Gunnarsson Iceland Breiðablik Undisclosed [3]
1 July 2018 DF England Ezri Konsa England Charlton Athletic Undisclosed [4]
1 July 2018 MF Scotland Jonny Mitchell Scotland Falkirk Undisclosed [5]
5 July 2018 DF Denmark Luka Racic Denmark FC Copenhagen Undisclosed [6]
6 July 2018 MF Algeria Saïd Benrahma France Nice Undisclosed [7]
30 July 2018 DF France Julian Jeanvier France Reims Undisclosed [8]
7 August 2018 DF Wales Cole Dasilva England Chelsea Free [9]
7 August 2018 MF Czech Republic Matej Majka Czech Republic Sparta Prague Undisclosed [10]
7 August 2018 DF England Moses Odubajo England Hull City Free [11]
9 August 2018 DF Republic of Ireland Canice Carroll England Oxford United Undisclosed [12]
9 August 2018 MF Czech Republic Jan Žambůrek Czech Republic Slavia Prague Undisclosed [13]
21 August 2018 MF England Josh Dasilva England Arsenal Compensation [14]

Loans in[edit]

Players loaned in
Start date Pos. Name Parent Club End date Ref.
16 July 2018 MF Denmark Nikolaj Kirk Denmark FC Midtjylland End of season [15]

Transfers out[edit]

Players transferred out
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Fee Ref.
30 June 2018 MF Austria Konstantin Kerschbaumer Germany FC Ingolstadt 04 Undisclosed [16]
19 July 2018 DF Republic of Ireland John Egan England Sheffield United Undisclosed [17]
20 July 2018 MF Netherlands Florian Jozefzoon England Derby County Undisclosed [18]
23 July 2018 DF Greece Ilias Chatzitheodoridis Greece Panathinaikos Undisclosed [19]

Loans out[edit]

Players loaned out
Start date Pos. Name Subsequent club End date Ref.
2 July 2018 MF Scotland Theo Archibald England Forest Green Rovers End of season [20]
27 July 2018 MF England Reece Cole England Yeovil Town 24 August 2018 [21]
6 August 2018 GK England Ellery Balcombe England Boreham Wood 1 January 2018 [22]
6 August 2018 FW Denmark Justin Shaibu England Boreham Wood End of season [22]
25 August 2018 MF England Ryan Woods England Stoke City 1 January 2018 [23]
27 August 2018 GK Republic of Ireland Jack Bonham England Bristol Rovers End of season [24]

Results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Championship[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
6 Derby County 5 3 0 2 8 7 +1 9 Qualification for Championship play-offs
7 Sheffield United 5 3 0 2 8 7 +1 9
8 Brentford 5 2 2 1 10 5 +5 8
9 Bristol City 5 2 2 1 7 5 +2 8
10 Swansea City 5 2 2 1 5 4 +1 8
Updated to match(es) played on 26 August 2018. Source: English Football League
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results [25]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
5 2 2 1 10 5  +5 8 2 0 0 7 1  +6 0 2 1 3 4  −1

Result by matchday[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground H A H A A
Result W D W D L
Position 1 6 4 4 8
Source: Soccerbase

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Matches[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

EFL Cup[edit]

First team squad[edit]

Players' ages are as of the opening day of the 2018–19 season.
# Name Nationality Position Date of birth (age) Signed from Signed in Contract ends Notes
Goalkeepers
1 Daniel Bentley England GK (1993-07-13)13 July 1993 (aged 25) Southend United 2016 2020
16 Jack Bonham Republic of Ireland GK (1993-09-14)14 September 1993 (aged 24) Watford 2013 2019 Loaned to Bristol Rovers
25 Ellery Balcombe England GK (1999-10-15)15 October 1999 (aged 18) Academy 2016 2022 Loaned to Boreham Wood
28 Luke Daniels England GK (1988-01-05)5 January 1988 (aged 30) Scunthorpe United 2017 2020
Defenders
2 Moses Odubajo England RB / RW (1993-07-28)28 July 1993 (aged 24) Hull City 2018 2019
3 Rico Henry England LB (1997-07-08)8 July 1997 (aged 21) Walsall 2016 2021
6 Chris Mepham Wales CB (1997-11-05)5 November 1997 (aged 20) Academy 2016 2022
22 Henrik Dalsgaard Denmark RB (1989-07-27)27 July 1989 (aged 29) Zulte Waregem 2017 2020
23 Julian Jeanvier France CB (1992-03-31)31 March 1992 (aged 26) Reims 2018 2022
26 Ezri Konsa England CB / RB / MF (1997-10-23)23 October 1997 (aged 20) Charlton Athletic 2018 2021
29 Yoann Barbet France CB / LB (1993-05-10)10 May 1993 (aged 25) Chamois Niortais 2015 2019
30 Tom Field Republic of Ireland LB (1997-03-14)14 March 1997 (aged 21) Academy 2015 2020
34 Mads Bech Sørensen Denmark LB / CB (1999-01-07)7 January 1999 (aged 18) AC Horsens 2017 2021
Midfielders
4 Lewis Macleod Scotland LM / AM (1994-06-16)16 June 1994 (aged 24) Rangers 2015 2019
8 Nico Yennaris England CM / RB (1993-05-24)24 May 1993 (aged 25) Arsenal 2014 2021
10 Josh McEachran England CM (1993-03-01)1 March 1993 (aged 25) Chelsea 2015 2019
12 Kamohelo Mokotjo South Africa DM (1991-03-11)11 March 1991 (aged 27) FC Twente 2017 2020
14 Josh Dasilva England AM / W (1998-10-23)23 October 1998 (aged 19) Arsenal 2018 2022
15 Ryan Woods England CM (1993-12-13)13 December 1993 (aged 24) Shrewsbury Town 2015 2020 Loaned to Stoke City
17 Emiliano Marcondes Denmark AM / FW / LW (1995-03-09)9 March 1995 (aged 23) Nordsjælland 2018 2021
18 Alan Judge Republic of Ireland AM / LM (1988-11-11)11 November 1988 (aged 29) Blackburn Rovers 2014 2019
19 Romaine Sawyers Saint Kitts and Nevis AM / CM (1991-11-02)2 November 1991 (aged 26) Walsall 2016 2020
20 Josh Clarke England RW / RB (1994-07-05)5 July 1994 (aged 24) Academy 2013 2020
Attackers
7 Sergi Canós Spain W (1997-02-02)2 February 1997 (aged 21) Norwich City 2017 2021
9 Neal Maupay France FW (1996-08-14)14 August 1996 (aged 21) Saint-Étienne 2017 2021
11 Ollie Watkins England FW / LW / AM (1995-12-30)30 December 1995 (aged 22) Exeter City 2017 2021
21 Saïd Benrahma Algeria RW (1995-08-10)10 August 1995 (aged 22) OGC Nice 2018 2022
24 Chiedozie Ogbene Republic of Ireland W (1997-05-01)1 May 1997 (aged 21) Limerick 2018 2021
33 Marcus Forss Finland FW (1999-06-18)18 June 1999 (aged 19) West Bromwich Albion 2017 2021

Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of match played 28 August 2018. Substitute appearances in brackets.
No Pos Nat Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK England Daniel Bentley 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
4 MF Scotland Lewis Macleod 4 (1) 1 0 0 1 0 5 (1) 1
6 DF Wales Chris Mepham 5 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 6 (1) 0
7 MF Spain Sergi Canós 4 (1) 1 0 0 0 (1) 0 4 (2) 1
8 MF England Nico Yennaris 1 (2) 0 0 0 2 0 3 (2) 0
9 FW France Neal Maupay 4 5 0 0 0 (1) 0 4 (1) 5
10 MF England Josh McEachran 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
11 MF England Ollie Watkins 5 3 0 0 0 0 5 3
12 MF South Africa Kamohelo Mokotjo 1 (4) 0 0 0 1 1 2 (4) 1
15 MF England Ryan Woods 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
18 MF Republic of Ireland Alan Judge 0 (3) 0 0 0 2 0 2 (3) 0
19 MF Saint Kitts and Nevis Romaine Sawyers 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
20 MF England Josh Clarke 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
21 MF Algeria Saïd Benrahma 1 (4) 0 0 0 2 1 3 (4) 1
22 DF Denmark Henrik Dalsgaard 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
23 DF France Julian Jeanvier 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2
18 MF Republic of Ireland Chiedozie Ogbene 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0
26 DF England Ezri Konsa 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
28 GK England Luke Daniels 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
29 DF France Yoann Barbet 5 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 5 (1) 0
30 DF Republic of Ireland Tom Field 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0
33 FW Finland Marcus Forss 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 1
34 DF Denmark Mads Bech Sørensen 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
  • Players listed in italics left the club mid-season.
  • Source: Soccerbase

Goalscorers[edit]

As of match played 28 August 2018.
No Pos Nat Player FLC FAC FLC Total
9 FW France Neal Maupay 5 0 0 5
11 MF England Ollie Watkins 3 0 0 3
23 DF France Julian Jeanvier 0 0 2 2
7 MF Spain Sergi Canós 1 0 0 1
4 MF Scotland Lewis Macleod 1 0 0 1
21 MF Algeria Saïd Benrahma 0 0 1 1
33 FW Finland Marcus Forss 0 0 1 1
12 MF South Africa Kamohelo Mokotjo 0 0 1 1
Opponents 0 0 0 0
Total 10 0 5 15
  • Players listed in italics left the club mid-season.
  • Source: Soccerbase

Discipline[edit]

As of match played 28 August 2018.
No Pos Nat Player FLC FAC FLC Total Pts
Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card Yellow card Red card
21 MF Algeria Saïd Benrahma 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
22 DF Denmark Henrik Dalsgaard 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
4 MF Scotland Lewis Macleod 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
11 MF England Ollie Watkins 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
  • Players listed in italics left the club mid-season.
  • Source: ESPN

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Role
England Dean Smith Head Coach
England Richard O'Kelly Assistant Head Coach
Denmark Thomas Frank Assistant Head Coach
Spain Iñaki Caña Pavón Goalkeeper Coach
England Luke Stopforth Head of Analysis
England Chris Haslam Head of Athletic Performance
Denmark Lars Friis Individual Development Coach

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Football Club History Database – Brentford". www.fchd.info. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  2. ^ "Kolbeinn Finnsson joins on two-year contract". Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  3. ^ "Patrik Gunnarsson signs on two-year deal". Retrieved 11 June 2018. 
  4. ^ "Ezri Konsa signs for Brentford". Retrieved 12 June 2018. 
  5. ^ "Jonathan Mitchell joins Brentford B". Retrieved 21 June 2018. 
  6. ^ "Brentford B sign Luka Racic". 5 July 2018. Retrieved 7 June 2018. 
  7. ^ "Said Benrahma joins Brentford from OGC Nice". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  8. ^ "Brentford Complete Signing Of Julian Jeanvier". Brentford F.C. 30 July 2018. Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  9. ^ "Cole Dasilva Signs For Brentford B". Brentford F.C. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2018. 
  10. ^ "Brentford B Sign Matej Majka". Brentford F.C. 7 August 2018. Retrieved 7 August 2018. 
  11. ^ "Moses Odubajo returns to Brentford". Retrieved 7 August 2018. 
  12. ^ "Canice Carroll Joins Brentford". Oxford United F.C. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2018. 
  13. ^ "Jan Zamburek Signs For Brentford B From Slavia Praha". Brentford F.C. 9 August 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2018. 
  14. ^ "Josh Dasilva signs long-term contract at Brentford". Retrieved 21 August 2018. 
  15. ^ "Nikolaj Kirk signs one-year loan extension". Retrieved 17 July 2018. 
  16. ^ "Konstantin Kerschbaumer joins FC Ingolstadt 04". Retrieved 1 June 2018. 
  17. ^ "John Egan Leaves Brentford". Brentford F.C. 19 July 2018. Retrieved 19 July 2018. 
  18. ^ "Florian Jozefzoon completes Derby move". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  19. ^ "Chatzitheodoridis leaves for Panathanaikos". Retrieved 28 July 2018. 
  20. ^ "Theo Archibald joins Forest Green Rovers on loan". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  21. ^ "Reece Cole joins Yeovil Town on loan". Retrieved 30 July 2018. 
  22. ^ a b "Justin Shaibu and Ellery Balcombe join Boreham Wood on loan". Retrieved 6 August 2018. 
  23. ^ "Ryan Woods completes Stoke move". Retrieved 25 August 2018. 
  24. ^ "Bonham joins Bristol Rovers on loan". Retrieved 27 August 2018. 
  25. ^ "EFL Regulations Section 3 – The League; subsection 9 – Method of Determining League Positions". EFL. Retrieved 2 August 2018.