Brighton opinion: Increased seating at the Amex stadium?

Increased seating at the Amex

On Thursday 26 April the Brighton and Hove Council planning committee will meet to discuss the application submitted by Brighton and Hove Albion to increase seating capacity by up to almost a third extra, to total approximately 30,000 seats for next season – still within a further maximum capacity of 35,000 seats. This is excellent [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion’s Gus Poyet named Brighton Marathon 2012 Official Starter

Brighton and Hove Albion’s Gus Poyet named Brighton Marathon 2012 Official Starter

In a coup for Grounded Events, organisers of the Brighton Marathon, Brighton and Hove Albion manager Gus Poyet has today (22 February 2012) been named Official Starter for the third Brighton Marathon, which takes place Sunday 15 April 2012. After starting duties in Preston Park, Poyet will be at the finish line to welcome the [...]

Brighton and Hove Albion 2 Barnsley 0

brighton and hove albion 2 barnsley 0

Following Tuesday night’s defeat to underachieving Watford, Brighton and Hove Albion desperately needed three points against Barnsley this weekend, to end a nine match winless run – and that was exactly what Gus Poyet’s men got. Captain Gordon Greer capped a man of the match display with The Seagulls’ opener just before half-time. Ryan Harley [...]

England’s winning tenor to open the Amex

England’s winning tenor to open the Amex

Martin Toal, one of the UK’s leading operatic tenors, is to open the brand new Brighton and Hove Albion stadium on Saturday 30th July 2011. Martin, known as ‘England’s winning tenor’, has apparently been chosen by the Seagulls as a good luck charm – the England football team has won without conceding a single goal [...]

Norwich closing in on Brighton’s Elliott Bennett

Norwich closing in on Brighton’s Elliott Bennett

Brighton and Hove Albion winger, Elliott Bennett, is close to moving to Norwich City Football Club, according to skysports.com. A transfer to the canaries has been on the cards for a while, after Norwich’s mananger, Paul Lambert, failed to sign Bennett during the January transfer window. The 22-year-old has been with the Seagulls since the [...]

Building work complete at the Amex

Work finished on Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion have announced that the building contract works on their new home, the Amex, have been completed. The work has been finished on time, despite weather delays and changes to building plans, by the Buckingham Group. Albion chief executive, Martin Perry, and construction director, Derek Chapman, have praised the contractors’ work. Perry [...]

Gus Poyet wins League One Manager of the Year Award

Gus Poyet wins League One Manager of the Year

Seagulls manager Gus Poyet has been awarded the npower Football League One Manager of the Year Award. The Albion boss received the accolade at the League Managers Association Annual Awards Dinner, hosted at The Hilton in Park Lane, London. The Uruguayan received the award following Brighton and Hove Albion’s promotion to the Championship during his [...]

Seagulls: Murray out, Hoskins in

Seagulls Murray out, Hoskins in

Brighton and Hove Albion have announced that Seagulls’ striker, Glenn Murray will be leaving the Brighton side, whilst Bristol’s Will Hoskins will join Albion on a two year contract. As reported on the official Seagulls’ website, Murray rejected Brighton’s latest and final contract offer, based on what he feels he can achieve elsewhere. Brighton manager, [...]

Poyet reveals Seagulls’ pre-season schedule

Poyet reveals Seagulls’ pre-season schedule

Brighton and Hove Albion manager, Gus Poyet, has confirmed details for the Seagulls’ pre-season campaign. As revealed on the official Seagulls website, Brighton will start their preparation for their first season in League One, and their first season at the new Amex Community Stadium, with a match against Burgess Hill Town on Sunday 10th July. [...]

Pick your Seagulls Goal of the Season

Voting is open for the Brighton and Hove Albion Goal of the Season, giving Seagulls fans the opportunity to choose their favourite scoring moment of 2010/2011. Seagulls manager, Gus Poyet, has chosen six of his favourite goals from Brighton’s last season at the Withdean stadium to help jog voters’ memories. His chosen goals include Kazenga [...]

Poyet looks forward to Seagulls Amex move: “It’s going to change history”

Poyet looks forward to Seagulls Amex move “It’s going to change history”

Brighton and Hove Albion manager, Gus Poyet, has said that he believes the Seagulls’ move to the new Amex Stadium will help his side adapt to Championship life. Speaking in an interview with Yahoo, the Uruguayan manager said: “If we were moving to a new stadium in League One it would be important, a great [...]

Seagulls announce new shirt sponsor

Seagulls announce new shirt sponsor

Brighton and Hove Albion have announced that brightonandhovejobs.com will be the Seagulls’ new shirt sponsor for the first season at the Amex. The company will replace IT First who sponored Albion for the last three seasons at Withdean. Speaking to the official Seagulls website, Chairman Tony Bloom said: “I am delighted we have yet another [...]

Brighton Champions victory parade

Brighton Champions victory parade

Thousands of Brighton and Hove Albion fans were given the chance to cheer their Championship-bound heroes on Sunday, as the Seagulls took to the seafront in an open-top bus. Manager Gus Poyet, his players and directors of the club rode from the Council building in Grand Avenue, along the seafront to Madeira Drive. Applauded by [...]

Match Preview: Notts County vs Brighton

Match Preview Notts County vs Brighton

Notts County Factfile Manager: Martin Allen Nickname: The Magpies Current League Position: 19th Brighton’s last game of the season will be a decider for relegation-threatened Notts County, as they battle it out to avoid dropping to League Two. The Magpies are currently two points above the League One relegation zone, but both Walsall and Dagenham [...]

Poyet looks forward to Sunday’s Seagulls parade

Poyet looks forward to Sunday’s Seagulls parade

Brighton and Hove Albion boss, Gus Poyet, has voiced his thanks to Seagulls’ fans and has said he and the players want the parade on Sunday (8th May) to be a thank you to them. The open-top bus parade will take place along Brighton Seafront, with the League One Champions setting off from the council [...]