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Lockdown dampens Brentford FC’s new stadium celebrations

Brentford FC chief executive Jon Varney in the new Brentford Community Stadium.

Brentford FC’s plans to open a brand new 17,250-capacity stadium this autumn have been thwarted by the Covid pandemic. Chief executive Jon Varney describes how the club is coping with the lockdown and its plans to compete on a more even commercial footing in the English Championship.

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