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Norwich City 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

21 Apr

The two bizarre own goals happened in the space of 21 first-half minutes Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale scored two freakish own goals as the Seagulls lost at Norwich to miss out on securing the Championship title. Both came from Alex Pritchard shots, the first smashing the bar and rebounding in off Stockdale’s back. Albion’s Jamie […]

‘What a trivia question I could be’

21 Apr

Christian Walton failed to play for Brighton after being recalled from his loan at Luton in January On-loan Southend United goalkeeper Christian Walton is hoping for the unusual accolade of promotion with three clubs in the same season. The 21-year-old joined League One’s seventh-placed side on an emergency loan from Brighton, promoted to the Premier […]

Open-top bus tour to celebrate Seagulls

20 Apr

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption An elated crowd remained at the stadium after the game which secured their promotion Newly promoted Brighton and Hove Albion will be celebrating with an open-top bus tour through the city. City council leader Warren Morgan announced the plans after the Seagulls secured promotion to the Premier League with […]

Euphoria greets Seagulls promotion

19 Apr

Media captionBrighton players and fans celebrate Nothing will ever top Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion to the Premier League, the club’s former defender Adam Virgo has said. Thousands of fans celebrated on the pitch at full-time after the Seagulls beat Wigan. The promotion came 34 years after the club reached the FA Cup Final but […]

How a ‘team of friends’ reached the top

18 Apr

Media playback is not supported on this device How Brighton went from Football League survivors to Premier League promotion The story of a team rising from the bottom tier of England’s Football League to the top is an increasingly familiar one, with Hull, Swansea and Bournemouth among the most recent examples. But few of those […]

How a ‘team of friends’ reached the top

18 Apr

Media playback is not supported on this device How Brighton went from Football League survivors to Premier League promotion The story of a team rising from the bottom tier of England’s Football League to the top is an increasingly familiar one, with Hull, Swansea and Bournemouth among the most recent examples. But few of those […]

Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 Wigan Athletic

17 Apr

Glenn Murray has scored 18 of his 22 Championship goals at home this season Championship leaders Brighton are on the brink of promotion to the Premier League after beating relegation-threatened Wigan at the Amex Stadium. If third-placed Huddersfield do not win at Derby (17:00 BST kick-off) then the Seagulls will return to the top flight […]

Brighton & Hove Albion v Wigan Athletic

15 Apr

Boss Chris Hughton is close to ending Brighton’s 34-year exile from the top flight of English football BBC coverage How to follow: BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Chris Hughton will field his strongest side as Brighton look for a win to clinch promotion to the […]

Wolves 0-2 Brighton & Hove Albion

15 Apr

Anthony Knockaert has scored 15 goals this season Brighton moved a step closer to Premier League promotion thanks to a double from Championship Player of the Year Anthony Knockaert against Wolves. He gave the visitors a first-half lead with a fine low shot, though replays showed he was fortunate not to be flagged offside. Wolves […]

Wolves v Brighton & Hove Albion

13 Apr

Helder Costa has scored 12 goals in all competitions for Wolves this season BBC coverage How to follow: BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC local radio; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is still struggling with a hamstring injury so Andy Lonergan is set to keep his place […]