Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls out-foxed at Leicester

Leicester City 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion lost their first Premier League away match after conceding a Shinji Okazaki goal after just 52 seconds. Okazaki seized on a loose ball after Seagulls keeper Maty Ryan fumbled a shot from Riyad Mahrez. Wes Morgan had a great...
Posted On 19 Aug 2017 at 6:54 pm

Half time with Hodges : Leicester City 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion conceded after less than a minute. Shinjin Okazaki pouncing on a Matt Ryan mistake with less than a minute on the clock. Albion have had the ball in the net but Glenn Murray was adjudged offside. Leicester captain and Okazaki again, have chances to increase the Foxes lead....
Posted On 19 Aug 2017 at 3:48 pm

Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion : Premier League match day 2

Albion make a change upfront as Glenn Murray makes his full Premier League debut for the Seagulls. Albion: Ryan; Bruno, Duffy, Dunk. Suttner; Stephens, Gross, March, Propper, Murphy; Murray Subs: Maenpaa, Rosenior, Hunemeier, Bong, Hemed, Knockaert, Skalak. Former Albion striker...
Posted On 19 Aug 2017 at 2:13 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion edged out by Manchester City on Premier League debut

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 2 Albion improved on their previous top-flight debut even though they lost to a Sergio Aguero opener and a Lewis Dunk own goal at the Amex. City penned Albion back for large parts of the first half and Albion’s game plan was...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 10:37 pm

Half time with Hodges: Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 0 

Brighton and Hove Albion have been pegged back in their own half for long periods of this first Premier League encounter. Gabriel Jesus has had the ball in the net for Manchester City but he was adjudged by the referee Michael Oliver to have used his hand in the process. It...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 6:25 pm

Teams are in: Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City – FA Premier League

Glenn Murray drops to the bench as Brighton and Hove Albion prepare for their first top-flight game in 34 years. #BHAFC – Ryan; Bruno, Suttner, Duffy, Dunk; Propper, March, Stephens, Brown, Gross; Hemed. Substitutes: Hünemeier, Knockaert, Maenpaa, Sidwell, Murphy, Murray,...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 4:49 pm

The Glorious Twelfth: Paradise regained as Brighton & Hove Albion are back in the top flight after 34 long years away

After 12,149 days away Brighton and Hove Albion are finally back in the big time. Today the Seagulls play their first ever match in the Premier League, taking on the 2012 and 2014 champions Manchester City. The club has had its fair share of much-publicised turmoil over the...
Posted On 12 Aug 2017 at 12:00 am

5 things you might not remember about Brighton & Hove Albion’s last season in the top flight

1) The relatively little-known Gordon Smith scored Albion’s last top-flight goal in the 2-1 defeat away at Norwich on Saturday 14 May 1983. A week later and for a few days Smith was arguably the most famous player in the world. 2) Super officious referee Clive Thomas took...
Posted On 11 Aug 2017 at 8:02 pm

5 things that have happened in Brighton and Hove since Saturday 7 May 1983

The last time Albion played at home in the top flight – on Saturday 7 May 1983 – was coincidentally against Manchester City. Much has happened since then. 1) The twin towns of Brighton and Hove became a city in 2000 with the Queen bestowing the status as part of the...
Posted On 11 Aug 2017 at 7:23 pm

William Hill offer 66/1 for Brighton and Hove Albion to top the Premier League on Saturday night

Online bookmaker William Hill has offered 66/1 against the Albion topping the Premier League by 8pm on Saturday evening (12 August). The Seagulls are 8/1 to beat Manchester City outright on the day, with the draw around 3/1. Fifteen years ago the Seagulls stunned Burnley on the...
Posted On 07 Aug 2017 at 5:54 pm