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BT Sport to air Brentford friendlies before EPL debut   

July 30, 2021

BT Sport is offering live coverage of Brentford FC’s final two pre-season home friendlies before they embark on their first top division campaign for 74 years.

The recently promoted side have already enjoyed a solid start to their pre-season, securing friendly wins over AFC Wimbledon and Boreham Wood, as well as coming from behind against Manchester United to secure a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.

The Bees, who will become the 50th club to play in the Premier League, will now host London rivals West Ham at the Brentford Community Stadium on July 31st as Thomas Frank’s men look to fine-tune their preparations ahead of their Premier League season-opener against fellow London neighbours Arsenal. The match air on BT Sport 1.

The 2020/21 Championship playoff winners then welcome six-time La Liga champions Valencia to West London on August 7th, again on BT Sport 1, in what is set to be the first full-house crowd since opening their new stadium in September 2020.

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