Vital Football

Latest Brentford FC News

Bonham Deal Extension & Carlisle Loan

Bonham Deal Extension & Carlisle Loan

Jack Bonham has signed a contract extension but the Brentford goalkeeper will spent the first half of next season on loan at League Two side Carlisle.

As expected, Bonham's immediate future will be away from Griffin Park, a lack of first team opportunities at Brentford saw it made clear by boss Dean Smith last week he was seeking to send the keeper out on loan.

Bonham has now joined Carlisle on a half-season, six month, loan deal. But not before a new one year extension was signed, keeping him under contract to the Bees until the summer of 2019.

Smith told the Official Website: 'We all believe that Jack has great potential. But to fulfil this potential he needs to play matches. Carlisle will give him a wonderful chance to do this.'

Arriving at Brentford in 2013, which came a few days after he made his Watford debut, that after a previous trial, Bonham, a regular in the matchday squads, has so far managed seven first team appearances for the Bees.

The signing of Luke Daniels on a free transfer from Scunthorpe would have pushed Bonham out of the first team picture, Daniels and last season's number one Dan Bentley will now battle for the gloves at Brentford.

Bloggers
Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday June 27 2017
Time: 3:43PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Brentford Articles

Marcondes Agreed Brentford Move

Brentford announced yesterday that Emiliano Marcondes would make the switch to Griffin Park from Danish Superliga side FC Nordsjaelland in January.

Sawyers Previews Southampton Clash

Brentford midfielder Romaine Sawyers has been previewing this weekend's clash against Southampton at Griffin Park.

Smith Delighted With Oxford Win

Head coach Dean Smith has been speaking of his delight at our victory over Oxford United earlier this week.

Watkins Signed From Exeter

Brentford have secured the undisclosed fee signing of Ollie Watkins from Exeter on a four year deal, which also comes with the Bees having the option of a further 12 months.

Archived Vital Brentford Articles

Vital Brentford articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Brentford
Write For Vital Brentford
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford's 2016-17 10th place finish - are you
Suggested By:
Happy81%
Disappointed19%
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Brentford Results (view all)

Brentford Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Spanish Bee6
2.Kentbee4
3.RebelBee3
4.Beefeater3
Vital Football Comment