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    by Published on 29-11-2014 07:50
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    All clubs seem to have a few of them - lurking in the background ready to pounce.

    A small group of supporters (or so they say) who seem to derive pleasure in the misfortunes of their chosen football club. Defeats and poor form are what they crave but, in truth, anything that allows them to whine
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    Published on 28-11-2014 18:34
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    Sami Hyypia gave Albion fans some welcome good news today when he indicated that Solly March may make his long-awaited return to first team action on Saturday when Fulham come to the Amex.

    March was due to feature in a Development Squad game this week against Charlton, but the game was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at
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    Published on 28-11-2014 18:23
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    Reflecting on the extension of Elliot Bennett’s loan spell with the Albion, Sami Hyypia indicated he would like to further extend Villa loanee Gary Gardner’s time at the Amex: “We’ve had some talks and I’d very much like if Gary would stay with us until the end of the season. With him, I’ve talked already ...
    Published on 28-11-2014 12:38
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    Speaking ahead of the Albion's Championship clash against Fulham, Sami Hyypia revealed his past encounters with Darren Bent were a factor when considering bringing the Aston Villa striker in on loan. Hyypia said: "When I heard that he would be available ...
    Published on 28-11-2014 11:30
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    Despite the Albion’s lowly league standing, there seems to be positive expectancy in the air right now. Here are 9 reasons to be cheerful ahead as we look forward to Fulham’s ...
    Published on 28-11-2014 08:28
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    Albion boss Sami Hyypia will be hoping that Darren Bent is the man to get his mis-firing team back on track as Fulham visit the Amex on Saturday.

    Summer arrival Sam Baldock, who was expected to lead the Albion goalscoring charts ...
    Published on 27-11-2014 22:37
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    With the majority of Albion fans excited at the prospect of a not-too-old ex-England striker about to pull on the blue and white stripes, the manager who sanctioned the move has come under fire in the Midlands.

    Aston Villa are the worst performing club in the attacking third in the Premier League. In twelve league games, they have notched a meagre 6 goals and they
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    Published on 27-11-2014 16:32
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    In a move that will surprise few Albion fans, Chris O'Grady today completed a loan transfer deadline day move to Sheffield United that will see him plying his trade in Yorkshire for an initial two-month spell.

    Blades' boss Nigel Clough has long admired the former Barnsley marksman, and was beaten to his signing in the Summer
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    Published on 27-11-2014 14:07
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    Craig Mackail-Smith returned 'home' today, clinching a loan deadline day deal that sees him go back to Peterborough, where he enjoyed so much success prior to joining the Albion.

    Speaking to BBC Sussex Sport, CMS hinted at his frustrations at not getting the match minutes he feels he needs to return to full fitness, having miss so much of the
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    by Published on 26-11-2014 18:34
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    Season 2014-15 has certainly been a disappointing one so far for the Albion in terms of results; two successive play-off finishes have raised expectations amongst the Albion faithful (and perhaps even more so amongst those whose faith is not quite as ardent, if attendances so far are any indication). However, there is no sign of panic from Albion’s board (as evidenced ...
    by Published on 26-11-2014 09:23
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    Certain Brighton and Hove Albion fans have an infinite capacity to knock the club whatever they do; there is no ray of sunshine that cannot be explained away as a false dawn; no action that cannot be twisted ...
    Published on 23-11-2014 13:08
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    As any Albion regular will note, the past two seasons have featured more drawing than Tony Hart’s Gallery, and once again on Saturday afternoon, fans found themselves pondering the now familiar “point gained” or “two points dropped” dilemma.

    Norwich City are, in the eyes of most observers, still ...
    by Published on 22-11-2014 08:00
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    With the last international break until March 2015 out of the way, Albion go into a crucial run of games to pull them away from the sides below them.

    The Seagulls are still only one point away from dropping into the bottom three, and face a tough run of games over the Christmas period, starting this afternoon at Carrow Road.

    With Tony Bloom having given his backing to Sami Hyypia during the two week break, it’s now up to the Finn to repay his chairman’s faith, and pull Brighton away from the sides below them.

    With a number of players picking up injuries in the weeks before the ...
    by Published on 17-11-2014 20:11

    Four current Albion players were in action for their countries today:

    Christian Walton
    U20 International Friendly, Coimbra
    Portugal 1-1 England, England win 4-3 on penalties
    The young Albion keeper played the full game, saving a penalty as England took a creditable scalp ...
    by Published on 16-11-2014 17:25

    Jake Forster-Caskey
    Thu 13.11.14, England 3-1 Portugal, U-21 Friendly
    Mon 17.11.14, France v England, U-21 Friendly



    Gordon Greer
    Fri 14.11.14, Scotland 1-0 Republic of Ireland, Euro Champ Qualifier
    Tue 18.11.14, 20.00 Scotland v England, International Friendly

    After Greer's immense perfornace against Robert Lewandowski in his country's fabulous 2-2 draw with Poland during the last break, he will consider himself rather harshly benched, for the Scots' crucial qualifier ...

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