Match Reports

Barnsley 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 0

Barnsley 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 0

Brighton and Hove Albion ended their season with a lacklustre performance and a 0-0 draw away at Barnsley who eventually finished the season fourth from bottom. Even though Gus Poyet’s side have been in poor form over the past few weeks, they still managed to secure their best league finish in over 20 years. The [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Birmingham City 1

Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Birmingham City 1

Birmingham City left the Amex on Saturday evening having gained a point, which was enough to certify their position in the Championship play-offs come the end of the season. It wasn’t until half way through the second half that the deadlock was broken, when Nathan Redmond’s crisp strike put the visitors ahead. However, with only [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Watford 2

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Watford 2

Brighton and Hove Albion’s final hopes of making the play-off spots came to an end after drawing 2-2 at home with Watford last night. Albion fans will be disappointed that they will miss out on the chance to make it to the Premiership at the first time of asking but they can be proud of [...]

West Ham United 6 Brighton and Hove Albion 0

West Ham United 6 Brighton and Hove Albion 0

Before Saturday’s clash against West Ham United, Brighton manager Gus Poyet said that he would learn a lot from his side’s reaction to playing at Upton Park. Unfortunately he won’t like what he saw, as his side succumbed to a heavy 6-0 defeat which means that their play-off ambitions have taken a serious knock. Ricardo Vaz Te [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 0 Reading 1

Brighton and Hove Albion 0 Reading 1

Reading left the Amex stadium last night with all three points despite Brighton dominating the game, hitting the bar and having a penalty saved. Ian Harte’s deflected free kick gave the away side the lead after 14 minutes and in the end it was enough to secure the promotion hopefuls all three points. Reading are [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Middlesbrough 1

Brighton and Hove Albion 1 Middlesbrough 1

Brighton and Hove Albion still manage to occupy the final play-off spot after a close game at home to Middlesbrough ended 1-1 on Saturday afternoon. Gary Dicker was named on the bench for the Seagulls after a five month absence with a broken leg whilst Adam El Abd and Will Buckley both returned to the [...]

Nottingham Forest 1 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

Nottingham Forest 1 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

Ten man Brighton were moments away from leaving The City Ground with all three points on Saturday, when an injury time goal from Joel Lynch meant it finished 1-1. The former Seagull, Lynch, stabbed home his effort to deny Gus Poyet his third 1-0 victory over Steve Cotterill this season as Brighton continued in their [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Derby County 0

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Derby County 0

Inigo Calderon and Ashley Barnes scored a goal in each half as Brighton beat Derby County to move back into the Championship play off places. In just his fourth start for the club, former Valencia star Vicente, was magnificent for the Seagulls and he set up both of their goals on the night. It was [...]

Blackpool 3 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

Blackpool 3 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

A Kevin Phillips brace and a goal from Ian Evatt saw Brighton and Hove Albion’s fantastic unbeaten run come to an abrupt end. The Seagulls lost their first league game in 2012 on Saturday when they came up against a determined Blackpool side and played most of the second half with only ten men. Brighton [...]

Dicker and Painter return as Brighton development squad beat Spurs 4-1

Dicker and Painter return for Brighton development squad

Gary Dicker and Marcos Painter were both back in action yesterday afternoon (13 March) in a behind-closed-doors friendly win against Spurs. The pair both played the first 45 minutes and came away unscathed. Dicker was making his first appearance since breaking his leg against West Ham in October, while Painter was returning from a hamstring [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Portsmouth 0

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Portsmouth 0

An emphatic double from Vicente Rodriguez earned a deserved victory for Brighton and Hove Albion over relegation candidates Portsmouth. Vicente, who was a second half substitute, gave the home side the lead with 15 minutes remaining when he fired home a low free-kick. He then doubled their lead and put the game to sleep with [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Cardiff City 2

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Cardiff City 2

A last minute equaliser from Sam Vokes ensured that Brighton and Hove Albion took a share of the points from last night’s Championship clash with Cardiff City. With just one minute remaining all three points were heading to the away side when the Welsh striker put the ball in the back of the net from [...]

Doncaster Rovers 1 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

Doncaster Rovers 1 Brighton and Hove Albion 1

A late El-Hadji Diouf penalty cancelled out Craig Mackail-Smith’s opener as both sides went home with a share of the points in Saturday’s Championship clash. Brighton had led for most of the game after Mackail-Smith put them one up in the 20th minute, however, a determined Doncaster side pushed for an equaliser and eventually levelled [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 3 Ipswich Town 0

Brighton and Hove Albion 3 Ipswich Town 0

The Seagulls managed to extend their unbeaten run in the Championship to nine games and took all three points against Ipswich thanks to a goal from Craig Mackail-Smith and a brace from Ashely Barnes. Brighton put in as good a performance as they have all season and continued their push for a play-off spot. Abdul [...]

Hull City 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 0

Hull City 0 Brighton and Hove Albion 0

Brighton and Hull have played each other twice this season and both times the matches have ended 0-0. Last night (22 February) both defences were on top as the game ended a stalemate with both sides collecting a point each. Hull started the game brightly and Cameron Stewart found himself inside the Brighton box with [...]