All posts tagged with: Brighton & Hove Albion

Why Pocognoli should stay at Brighton

The most obvious examples of Brighton & Hove Albion’s impressive recruitment would be Glenn Murray and Anthony Knockaert, who appear to have fired them to promotion. It is important however, not to underestimate the importance of loanee Sebastien Pocognoli, who scored an excellent goal in Friday’s victory at QPR. His 18th minute injury with Brighton… Read more →

Brighton’s blip

At the end of January last year, Middlesbrough narrowly – and perhaps fortuitously – beat Brentford 1-0 to go eight points clear in the promotion race. It looked, for all the world, as if they would coast towards the Premier League in a similar manner to Leicester during the 13/14 campaign. Instead, a poor run of… Read more →

Brighton 1-2 Newcastle: Six Things

Newcastle’s late comeback at Brighton saw them victorious in a crucial game at the top of the Championship – but what are the key talking points? Darlow kept Newcastle in it Brighton went ahead through Glenn Murray’s 10th minute penalty, but the fact they did not score more in the opening 20 was largely down… Read more →

Four teams who could win the Championship title

Image: “newcastle united vs middlesbrough” (CC BY 2.0) by nyaa_birdies_perch The Championship is a notoriously competitive domestic league. The Premier League may have all the glitz and the glamour, but the second tier of English football is very tough and things change every week. The 2016-17 Championship campaign is proving to be hugely exciting and entertaining. Newcastle United… Read more →