Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 3

Yes, it’s only half time. Albion really have been given a master class in free-flowing counter-attacking football. Phil Foden and Jack Grealish have at times scythed through the Seagulls’ petrified-looking defence. Lewis Dunk cleared a Foden effort from under the crossbar – it...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 6:29 pm

Premier League Match Day 9 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City

Albion take on Premier League champions Manchester City at the Amex this afternoon (Saturday 23 October), with a 5.30pm kick-off. Adam Webster returns to the squad as a substitute and Shane Duffy drops to the bench. Joel Veltman and Dan Burn occupy what appears to be a three-man...
Posted On 23 Oct 2021 at 4:44 pm

Will there be trains? Will there be buses? Who will make the trip to the 8pm Kick Off at the Amex on Boxing Day?

Brighton & Hove Albion fans will surely be crying ‘humbug’ as the Premier League have announced the fixture changes for December. Most of Albion’s matches change in some form or another. The most significant of these is the Boxing Day fixture at home to Brentford – this...
Posted On 18 Oct 2021 at 8:21 pm

Scoreless at Carrow Road but Brighton & Hove Albion stay 4th in the Premier League for now

Norwich City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Albion’s second consecutive scoreless draw sees them edge into fourth place in the Premier League table Adam Lallana and Leandro Trossard both drew good saves from Tim Krul, the former Seagull in the Norwich goal. Shane Duffy had...
Posted On 16 Oct 2021 at 5:03 pm

Half time with Hodges – Norwich City 0 Brighton & Hove Albion 0

Albion of course should be ahead at Carrow Road. Efforts from Adam Lallana and Leandro Trossard were both saved well by former Seagulls keeper Tim Krul. Shane Duffy also went close with a header from a Pascal Gross corner. Norwich’s best chance came when Josh Sargent had a shot...
Posted On 16 Oct 2021 at 3:55 pm

Premier League Match Day 8 – Norwich City v Brighton & Hove Albion

Albion line up with Jakub Moder restored to the starting eleven. Neal Maupay is up front on his own with Leandro Trossard most likely just behind him. The back three of Lewis Dunk, Dan Burn and Shane Duffy will be joined by Marc Cucurella and Joel Veltman as wing backs. The...
Posted On 16 Oct 2021 at 2:19 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion can’t quite see off the Gunners

Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Arsenal 0 Albion were out of luck as they largely dominated possession in an entertaining goalless draw at the Amex. Albion had first-half chances most notably one that fell to Lewis Dunk who scooped an effort over with the goal gaping. Dan Burn also...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021 at 7:31 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Arsenal 0

The Albion should be ahead after dominating possession and having at least three gilt-edged chances. Lewis Dunk scooped a a shot over the bar and Dan Burn headed over from a Pascal Gross centre. Albion’s best effort came as Leandro Trossard fired a ball across the face of the...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021 at 6:29 pm

Premier League Match Day 7 Brighton & Hove Albion v Arsenal

Albion line up without Yves Bissouma or Danny Welbeck. Jakub Moder starts and Jeremy Sarmiento, impressive in his cameo against Swansea is named on the bench. Also on the bench are both Aaron Connolly and Jurgen Locadia. Ben White returns to the Amex in an Arsenal shirt. LIKE...
Posted On 02 Oct 2021 at 4:38 pm

Honours even – but Brighton & Hove Albion miss out on biggest honour so far

Crystal Palace 1 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 A superb Neal Maupay equaliser in the last minute of added time by gave Albion a draw over a shell-shocked Palace. But if Leandro Trossard hadn’t conceded a late first, Albion would have climbed from 92nd to 1st in English football in...
Posted On 27 Sep 2021 at 10:14 pm