All posts tagged with: Sam Baldock

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 →

Secure Seagulls win at Ashton Gate

Such is their game management capabilities, Brighton & Hove Albion have won every single game in which they have scored first this season. From the moment Steve Sidwell let fly from the centre-circle on 13 minutes, successfully catching Richard O’Donnell off his line, Bristol City’s task of recovery looked ominous. Jamie Murphy added a second… Read more →

Murray’s fairy-tale return

Five years after his controversial move to rivals Crystal Palace, Glenn Murray scored a brace in his first game back among Brighton’s home fans, to give his side a 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest. It was a slightly flattering scoreline for the Seagulls, who could have fallen behind before Anthony Knockaert’s opener. In an even… Read more →

Slick Owls defeat defensive Seagulls

Sheffield Wednesday had finished their league season in poor form but if they or their fans were nervous about their play-off semi-final with Brighton, it did not show. A rocking Hillsborough saw the Owls produce a fine performance of slick, attacking football to secure a 2-0 win over their toothless south-coast visitors. The decision to… Read more →

The Brighton View

Brighton & Hove Albion have made an excellent start to the season. Having finished as low as 20th in the previous campaign, they are now 3 points clear at the top of the league, having taken 13 points from their first 5 league games. To find out the factors behind the team’s drastic improvement, The… Read more →

Championship Preview: Gameweek 2

Here are The Football Lab’s predictions for 2 of the weekend’s games in the Championship. Middlesbrough look for a first league win, and goal, of the season against Bolton Wanderers, while Brighton search for a 3rd win in the space of a week on their trip to Fulham. Middlesbrough v Bolton Middlesbrough began their Championship… Read more →