trundling along in the lower divisions at their antiquated Griffin Park ground situated under the flight path to Heathrow Airport.
Greg Dyke, chairman of the English FA, is a long-suffering fan and a former chairman of the club who this week summed up the supporters' lot.
But for once there was real optimism in his words, not just self-mocking acceptance of repeated disappointment.
"Yes, we are the absolute world champion club in buy fifa 15 coins snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, something we have been doing since about 1947 when I was born," he half-joked to Reuters.
"If we were 3-0 up with five minutes to play, ask any Brentford fan if we would win the game and 99 percent would still be uncertain.
"Having said that we are playing some great football now, the best I've seen in years. Is it an impossible dream ? No, it isn't, let's see where it leads us."
It could lead the Championship club back to the top flight for the first time since 1947.
and goalscorer Yaya Sanogo injured during the course of Wednesdays 2-0 win over Borussia Dortmund.
After the match Wenger confirmed that Arteta has injured his calf again and that it looks quite serious. Sanogo was substituted with what looks like a hamstring problem, Wenger said. Danny Welbeck was not fit to be on the bench.
Wenger also said that Jack Wilshere will have a scan tomorrow on an ankle injury which will determine whether the 22-year-old needs surgery. The fifa 15 buy coins specialist will decide that Wenger said. Either way it looks as if he is facing a long time out, possibly up to three months.
Welbeck could not play against Dortmund, although his is not a long-term problem. There are other first team players out for varying lengths of time, including Theo Walcott, who will be back soon as well as Mesut Ozil, Mathieu Debuchy, Wojciech Szczesny, Serge Gnabry and David Ospina.