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

The first half at the Emirates has been a real end of season affair although Arsenal need to win to ensure qualification to the new Europa Conference League. Albion had some good early chances as Yves Bissouma picked out Alireza Jahanbakhsh but Bernd Leno in the Arsenal goal has...
Posted On 23 May 2021 at 5:04 pm

Premier League Match Day 38 – Arsenal v Brighton & Hove Albion

The Seagulls conclude a Premier League season at Arsenal for the second time in three years and will try, as they did in 2019, to thwart the Gunners’ European aspirations. A few eyebrows may be raised as Graham Potter again names two goalkeepers on the bench – this time Tom...
Posted On 23 May 2021 at 3:11 pm

Brighton & Hove Albion beat Premier League champions in the stripes

Brighton & Hove Albion 3 Manchester City 2 Albion have beaten the Premier League Champions Manchester City at the Amex in their traditional blue and white striped shirts. The Seagulls were behind after just two minutes as Ilkay Gundogan swept the ball home after Pascal Gross...
Posted On 18 May 2021 at 9:09 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 Manchester City 1

The big news – Albion are back in the stripes. The team emerged in next season’s kit. On the pitch it took two minutes for Ikay Gundogan to score at the back post not long after Joao Cancelo was sent off for denying Danny Welbeck a clear goal-scoring opportunity. Soon...
Posted On 18 May 2021 at 8:02 pm

Premier League Match Day 37 – Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester City

Albion take Premier League champions Manchester City at the Amex this evening (Tuesday 18 May). Jakob Moder replaces Leondro Trossard in an otherwise unchanged starting line up from the 1-1 draw with West Ham United at the weekend. Skipper Lewis Dunk and top scorer Neal Maupay...
Posted On 18 May 2021 at 6:24 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion deal hammer blow to West Ham’s Champions League hopes

Brighton & Hove Albion 1 West Ham United 1 This was a match that really sprung into life on around 83 minutes and before that was really about one team desperate to win but not quite good enough and another who have had a long hard season mostly in the bottom six. But they...
Posted On 15 May 2021 at 10:11 pm

Half time with Hodges – Brighton & Hove Albion 0 West Ham United 0

The already safe Seagulls and the Champions League triers West Ham looked booked for the last slot on tonight’s Match of the Day on the first half showing. A first half flattered by the term lacklustre as the ongoing battle between the Seagulls Yves Bissouma and West Ham’s...
Posted On 15 May 2021 at 9:03 pm

Premier League Match Day 36 – Brighton & Hove Albion v West Ham United

Florin Andone makes his first appearance in an Albion first team squad since August 2019 as he is named as a substitute. Pascal Gross is Albion captain in the absence of Lewis Dunk. Steve Alzate also makes a rare first team appearance Albion have yet to lose to West Ham since...
Posted On 15 May 2021 at 7:21 pm

Safe as houses – Brighton and Hove Albion can prepare for record-breaking fifth consecutive Premier League season

Brighton and Hove Albion will play Premier League football again next season. The team has eclipsed their predecessors of the late 1970s and early 1980s and will embark on a fifth consecutive top flight season. Fulham’s defeat at home to Burnley tonight (Monday 10 May) ensures...
Posted On 10 May 2021 at 9:55 pm

Dunk is disorderly – Captain’s dismissal costs Brighton and Hove Albion dear

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Brighton & Hove Albion 1 The Seagulls suffered a heartbreaking defeat at Wolves and are still not safe from Premier League relegation. The hosts started the match more brightly with Joao Moutinho forcing a save from Albion keeper Robert Sanchez early...
Posted On 09 May 2021 at 2:05 pm