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Breaking: Chris Hughton Sacked By Brighton Following Poor Run


Former Republic of Ireland international, Chris Hughton, has been sacked as the manager of Brighton following the club’s poor form in the Premier League. Hughton’s assistant Paul Trollope and first-team coach Paul Nevin have also left the club. Brighton’s chairman Tony Bloom released a statement on the club’s website and admitted it was a very tough decision. “Chris has done …

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Celtic Accept £18m Premier League Offer For Moussa Dembele

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - DECEMBER 05: Moussa Dembele of Celtic arrives prior to the UEFA Champions League group B match between Celtic FC and RSC Anderlecht at Celtic Park on December 5, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Celtic looks set to lose star striker Moussa Dembele, with the Bhoys accepting an £18m transfer offer. Sky Sports are reporting (on Christmas morning, no less) that Celtic have agreed the fee with Brighton and Hove Albion for the French U21 international forward. Breaking… Celtic accept bid from Brighton for striker Moussa Dembélé. Two clubs have reached agreement on transfer …

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Brighton’s Mathew Ryan Pulls Off Stunning Double-Save To Deny Man United

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 25: Paul Pogba of Manchester United has a header saved by Mathew Ryan of Brighton and Hove Albion during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Brighton and Hove Albion at Old Trafford on November 25, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Matthew Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United were looking to put their midweek Champions League disappointment behind them in Saturday’s Premier League clash with Brighton. Jose Mourinho’s side recovered well from going a goal down last Saturday to defeat Newcastle 4-1 at Old Trafford, and were strong favourites going into today’s match at the same venue. However, Man United did not have it their own …

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Watch: Ireland’s Rob Elliot Makes Stunning Last-Ditch Save For Newcastle V Brighton

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Irish international Rob Elliot has established himself as Rafa Benitez’s first-choice goalkeeper over the past few months – and showed why against Brighton on Sunday. The 31-year-old – still behind Darren Randolph and Keiren Westwood in the international setup – is in action with his side on Sunday afternoon as they look to continue their decent form in the Premier …

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In The Era Of Managerial Hyperbole Hughton & Howe Provide A Welcome Antidote

The era of the galactico manager is here: the egos and the complicated philosophies, the mind games and coded messages, the sniping and arrogant post-match interviews all adding to the spectacle and feeding into the all-pervasive world of the Premier League. Football’s equivalent to the Queens of the Stone Age, Antonio Conte at Chelsea, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and the big-hitters in Manchester …

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Watch: Richie Towell Reminds Irish Fans Exactly What He Is Capable Of


Richie Towell scored his first goal for new club Rotherham United in dramatic circumstances on Saturday afternoon. The former Dundalk midfielder, a deadline day loan signing from Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion, is looking to rebuild his career in League One and he made the best possible start to earning the love of his new side’s supporters with a …

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Chris Hughton Wins Championship Manager Of The Year

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Chris Hughton mamnager of Brighton and Hove Albion looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Brighton & Hove Albion at Villa Park on May 7, 2017 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

What a year it has been for Chris Hughton and Brighton. The former Ireland international took charge of The Seagulls at the end of 2014, as they languished in the Championship mid-table. However, the 58-year-old has seen the team rise and rise. Having agonisingly missed out on promotion to the Premier League last season, Brighton weren’t going to make the same …

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Blackburn’s Sorry Decline Continues With Relegation On Dramatic Championship Final Day

BRENTFORD, ENGLAND - MAY 7: Danny Graham of Blackburn Rovers reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Blackburn Rovers at Griffin Park on May 7, 2017 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Harry Murphy/Getty Images)

Blackburn Rovers’ descent into the abyss continued on Sunday as they were relegated to the third tier of English football. The 1995 Premier League champions went down on a dramatic final day of the Championship season, as despite beating Brentford 3-1 at Griffin Park, victories for fellow strugglers Nottingham Forest and Birmingham City put them down on goal difference. Results …

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Brighton Could Move For Liverpool Midfielder But Risk Loosing Key Man

TENERIFE, SPAIN - MARCH 22: (THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) Kevin Stewart and Connor Randall of Liverpool during a training session at Tenerife Top Training on March 22, 2017 in Tenerife, Spain. (Photo by Andrew Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Brighton manager Chris Hughton will set his sights on bringing in Liverpool midfielder Kevin Stewart, according to The Telegraph. Stewart would become Brighton’s first summer signing as they look to build towards their first season in the Premier League. The former Tottenham trainee joined Liverpool in 2014 and enjoyed a run of games towards the end of last season as Jurgen …

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