Brighton & Hove Albion start with home game against Manchester City

Albion start their Premier League campaign with a home match against Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City at the Amex over the weekend of Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August. The Seagulls then travel to 2016 champions Leicester City on Saturday 19 August. They face Arsenal at the...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017 at 9:03 am

Redknapp in Stock take – Albion keeper joins Birmingham 

David Stockdale ended weeks of speculation today (Tuesday 13 June) by joining Birmingham City on a free transfer. Stockdale made 133 appearances as first choice keeper for Albion, seeing off challenges from Nikki Maenpaa and Christian Walton. Stockdale, who was born in Leeds, is...
Posted On 13 Jun 2017 at 6:59 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion Keeper Stockdale turns finder

Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper David Stockdale reaffirmed his nice guy status as he made an online plea to reunite a lost wallet with its owner. Stockdale, who was the hero for the Seagulls many times during their promotion to the Premier League, found the wallet at Malaga...
Posted On 29 May 2017 at 12:37 am

Brighton dance troupe TapTastik into BGT live semi-finals

Brighton tap dancers TapTastik will take the stage in the live semi-finals of Britain’s Got Talent this coming week on ITV 1. Despite being 100/1 outsiders for the 2017 crown, the performers are optimistic about their chances. Brighton and Hove News caught up with TapTastik...
Posted On 28 May 2017 at 8:57 pm

How well do you know Hove?

As the political sparring between election candidates Peter Kyle and Kristy Adams hots up, we’ve designed a little quiz to see how well they and you know Hove.  1) In the Great Rock & Roll Swindle what did Glen Matlock say Malcolm Mclaren had attended in Hove? 2)...
Posted On 28 May 2017 at 2:43 pm

Albion to take on Crawley and possibly Atletico Madrid

Newly promoted Brighton and Hove Albion’s pre-season programme could be as diverse as a trip to the Checkatrade Stadium to take on newly appointed Harry Kewell’s Crawley to a home fixture against Spanish giants Atletico Madrid. So far the Crawley match on Saturday 22...
Posted On 23 May 2017 at 11:09 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Gordon Smith day finally hurts less

Thirty four years ago today Brighton and Hove Albion played in what is still regarded as the biggest match in the club’s history, the 1983 FA Cup Final. The overwhelming reaction the twin towns had then was replicated during last Sunday’s promotion parade as thousands...
Posted On 21 May 2017 at 2:32 pm

Brighton and Hove united for the Albion

By Tim Hodges from the promotion parade Brighton and Hove were united in celebration as the Albion players and officials paraded along the seafront to celebrate the astonishing achievement of gaining promotion to the FA Premier League. Thousands lined the route in scenes not seen...
Posted On 14 May 2017 at 7:23 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion end 97 years of Football League membership with a draw

By Tim Hodges from Villa Park Aston Villa 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Albion came agonisingly close to becoming Football League Champions, with just two minutes remaining when Jack Grealish cancelled out Glenn Murray’s 64th minute penalty. Albion were under the cosh at...
Posted On 07 May 2017 at 3:27 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion: Half time with Hodges

By Tim Hodges from Villa Park Aston Villa 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 The Albion are being held 0-0 by a workmanlike Aston Villa in this midday kick-off – their final football league match after 97 years of membership. The best two chances so far have fallen to Villa,...
Posted On 07 May 2017 at 12:53 pm