5 things to crow about as the Seagulls prepare to kick-off their new Premier League season

1) It is of course an unprecedented fifth consecutive season in the top flight. Albion’s previous tenure in the top flight in England lasted four seasons from 1979 to 1983. 2 In fact the Seagulls have now been out of the bottom two tiers for the longest period ever. This the...
Posted On 14 Aug 2021 at 8:29 am

Brighton and Hove Albion sign young Japanese star Mitoma

Brighton and Hove Albion have confirmed the signing of Japan international Kaoru Mitoma on a four-year-contract on undisclosed terms from J1 League team Kawasaki Frontale. He will spend the 2021-22 season on loan with Belgian first division side Royal Union Saint-Gilloise and...
Posted On 10 Aug 2021 at 9:00 am

Getafe beat Brighton and Hove Albion in front of 7,000 fans at the Amex

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Getafe 2 A full strength Albion lost to La Liga minnows Getafe in front of 7,091 fans at the Amex. A goal in each half from Eric Cabaco and David Timor with a well-taken free kick gave the European visitors a victory that was a little harsh on the...
Posted On 07 Aug 2021 at 9:07 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion beat the Hatters

Luton Town 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Albion beat Nathan Jones’s Luton Town at Kenilworth Road, with goals from Aaron Connolly, Enock Mwepu and Percy Tau. Albion gave a run out to most squad members although both Lewis Dunk and Danny Welbeck missed the match. The Seagulls...
Posted On 31 Jul 2021 at 5:28 pm

White out of the blue – Brighton & Hove Albion defender completes Arsenal move

Perhaps the worst-kept secret in English football is out – Ben White has completed his move to Arsenal for a club record transfer fee received, reported to be £50 million. The 23-year-old England defender has joined the Gunners on undisclosed terms, signing a long-term deal at...
Posted On 30 Jul 2021 at 4:03 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion held by Rangers in pre-season friendly at Ibrox

Glasgow Rangers 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion fought out a goalless draw with Scottish champions Rangers in front of 8,500 fans at Ibrox. Graham Potter fielded the majority of his squad plus a selection of under-23s. Dutch keeper Kjell Scherpen was among the notable...
Posted On 24 Jul 2021 at 7:36 pm

Jahanbakhsh leaves Albion for Feyenoord

Alireza Jahanbakhsh has agreed a permanent move to Eredivisie side Feyenoord for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance. The Iranian international joined Brighton and Hove Albion from Dutch side AZ Alkmaar in 2018 for a record £17 million and made 61 appearances....
Posted On 17 Jul 2021 at 5:55 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion sign Ajax keeper

Brighton and Hove Albion have completed the signing of goalkeeper Kjell Scherpen from the Dutch champions Ajax Amsterdam on undisclosed terms. The transfer fee was reported to be more than £4.2 million – or about €5 million. The 21-year-old, who is 6ft 8in tall, began his career...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 9:00 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion announce real Madrid friendly

Albion will take on Getafe – a team from the southern suburbs of Madrid – on Saturday 7 August at the Amex. The fixture was heralded as a prestige friendly to celebrate 10 years at the Amex. The match is due to off at 7pm and the Seagulls hope that no crowd restrictions will...
Posted On 16 Jul 2021 at 5:24 pm

Albion’s Clarke parks it at West Brom

Brighton and Hove Albion defender Matt Clarke is joining West Bromwich Albion on a season-long loan. The 24-year-old centre-half joined Albion in 2019 and has spent the past two seasons on loan with Derby County. Shortly after joining the Albion he was sent out on loan to...
Posted On 13 Jul 2021 at 7:23 pm