• On The Up

    Published on 25-07-2019 23:20
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    Whether you were a Chris Hughton truther or someone who was against our former manager, one thing we can all agree on is that for Albion to progress and move forward we need to be a heck of a lot more dynamic in the final third of the pitch. Only the three relegated teams scored fewer goals than us last season, and our average of less than one goal per game on home soil was bordering on the criminal.


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    Published on 25-06-2019 23:38

    Despite a stuttering second half of the last campaign, the Seagulls accomplished their primary goal of staying in the top flight of English football, earning the right to try to do the same this coming year. Letís take a look at Albionís chances of staying up once again and, perhaps, even taking a step forward and turning a few heads in the 2019/20 season.

    Odds Of Staying
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    Published on 25-06-2019 22:42

    The 2018-19 Premier League season was a close run affair for the Seagulls, but there seems to be a fresh feeling about the club ahead of the new season. The departure of Chris Hughton came as a shock to some, even though there were indications the club was stagnating and needed to evolve. The arrival of Graham Potter is undoubtedly the fresh face that was required, and his approach to management could make ...

    When Aston Villa beat Derby County, or Frank Lampardís Derby County to give them their full name, to clinch promotion to the Premier League, the top flight line-up for 2019/20 was complete.

    Villa join Norwich City and Sheffield United who upset many of the Championshipís bid spenders in securing automatic promotion to the land of milk, honey and regular thrashings at the hands
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    After the 5-0 thrashing by Eddie Howeís Bournemouth at home, attention would have quickly turned to the six-pointer against Neil Warnockís Bluebirds, with Albion fans urging their side not to lose under any circumstances. Now that the unthinkable has happened, it wouldnít be unreasonable to suggest that Chris Hughtonís side are in the midst of a very real crisis that could have far-reaching implications.

    Alarmingly, the form of the Seagulls
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    by Published on 16-05-2019 00:15
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    Tony Bloom took the biggest gamble of his tenure as Brighton owner when he decided to sack Chris Hughton this week. It followed a dismal run of form that saw the Seagulls pick up just three wins in their final 23 league games and finish a mere two points above the drop zone. Bloom, a professional poker player and sports betting virtuoso, clearly decided he could not risk the run continuing into the 2019/20 campaign. His gamble could prove inspired or it could backfire spectacularly, as ...
    Published on 01-04-2019 21:03
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    As the end of the football season approaches, football fans start to debate the standout players who are likely to be recognised in the numerous end of season awards that are given out. There is difference of opinion from fan to fan as while one player might have excelled in one personís eyes, another fan will pick out another player.

    Below we take a look at some of the Premier League's top performers this season and highlight why
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    Published on 29-03-2019 00:37

    Entering the home straight of the 2018-19 Premier League season, Albion fans will be reflecting on a season of up and downs for the Seagull. Premier League safety isnít guaranteed just yet, although Chris Hughton will be happy with recent results after a poor sequence that had everyone connected with the club eyeing the bottom three nervously. ...
    Published on 28-03-2019 10:12

    In the seminal football book Soccernomics, writers Simon Kuper and Stefan Szymanski made the argument that managers are interchangeable and their presence matters little in results. Football fans know that isnít exactly the case, at least for clubs that are not named Barcelona, Real Madrid, or Juventus.

    Brighton & Hove Albion have soared to the heights of the Premier League in large part to the
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    Published on 11-12-2018 00:23
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    If the Premier League season so far is anything to go by, Albion seem to be charting a course for survival once again and achieving the club's primary aim of securing another season of stability in Englandís top flight. However, thereís a long, long way to go and in a season full of ups and downs, there is always an opportunity for the positive showing to date coming undone.

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