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Managerial News
Why Brighton must keep faith with Graham Potter
19:01 Tuesday 3rd March 2020

Since winning their first-ever promotion to the Premier League in 2017, Brighton & Hove Albion have clung to the top tier by a hair’s breadth. But there’s a huge question mark over their continued stay in the elite division.…

Premier League
Does Adam Webster define the contemporary centre-back?
08:01 Saturday 29th February 2020

Adam Webster arrived in the Premier League last summer when Brighton matched their club-record transfer fee, paying Bristol City £20 million. He'd been with the Robins for a single season, coming over from Ipswich Town. He made 45…

Non League
Are Worthing equipped for promotion?
19:00 Friday 31st January 2020

With 16 games remaining in their Isthmian Premier campaign, Worthing's position is such that winning the title and promotion to the National League South are a distinct possibility. The Mackerel Men are five points clear of their…

Premier League
Why Ben White is on Premier League clubs' radars?
09:00 Wednesday 29th January 2020

A certain, somewhat unheard of name keeps popping up in the transfer columns this month. Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur are linked with a 22-year-old centre-back, Ben White. On loan from Brighton & Hove Albion,…

Premier League
Every man for himself in titanic Premier League relegation battle
09:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

Liverpool will win the Premier League title. This statement is unquestionable. All that can reasonably be asked is by how many points and will they remain unbeaten. Meanwhile, questions with far more gravity are asked every matchday at the…

Premier League
Alireza Jahanbakhsh rising to the challenge for Brighton
08:01 Saturday 4th January 2020

Much was expected from Alireza Jahanbakhsh when he moved to Brighton in 2018. The Iranian turned heads in the Eredivisie when he emerged as the greatest talent of the season alongside Memphis Depay in 2013/14. He went on to become the…

Premier League
How can Freddie Ljungberg get the best from Nicolas Pepe?
08:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Every transfer window comes with its big-money moves. Clubs recruit standout players who can add quality to their teams. Last summer saw its fair share of blockbuster moves. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezemann, Joao Felix and Neymar’s proposed…

Reviews
Book Review: On This Day
19:01 Tuesday 3rd December 2019

To comprehensively bind a football club's entire history within a single book can be overwhelming not just for the writer but the reader as well. Even the most fanatical supporters of Britain’s oldest clubs may balk when presented…

Premier League
Could Brandon Williams' emergence spell trouble for Luke Shaw?
08:02 Thursday 14th November 2019

Just when Manchester United was suffering from an identity crisis, Brandon Williams’ emergence injected a homegrown, stronger DNA into their persona. It’s a bit strange a teenager adds the missing aggressiveness, but this feisty…

Premier League
Why is Javi Gracia on the hot seat at Vicarage Road?
12:00 Monday 26th August 2019

Gino Pozzo isn’t known for his patience. His father, Giampaolo owns Serie A club Udinese. Not one to wait on his inheritance, Gino convinced the old man to partner with him in purchasing Watford in 2012 and allowing him to run the Premier…

Premier League
Lampard stung by transfer ban at Old Trafford
09:00 Monday 12th August 2019

The Premier League’s Matchday One is in the books and there are several things to take away from it even though judging a full season based on one round is foolhardy. You can be certain some teams were ready for the season while others…

Premier League
2019/20 Brighton Premier League preview
17:01 Sunday 4th August 2019

Finishing a scary 17th, just two points above the dreaded drop, Brighton & Hove Albion came mightily close to losing their two-year Premier League status in 2018/19. Their miraculous survival, unfortunately (for him anyway) didn’t…

Afcon
Why Gernot Rohr should be crucified for Nigeria's struggles, not Balogun
12:01 Saturday 6th July 2019

Leon Balogun needs to find himself. Hopefully, he does it before the 2019 African Cup of Nations is over. While the light-skinned Nigerian battles his demons, fans of Nigeria can’t seem to give him a breather. His manager, meanwhile,…

Premier League
Can the 2019/20 Premier League's English managers forge success?
12:00 Wednesday 19th June 2019

It’s been a while, but England is making a comeback in the Premier League. Perhaps the best European striker over the past four seasons, Harry Kane, is English. Raheem Sterling now ranks among the game's best wingers after his…

Premier League
What represents success for Graham Potter at Brighton?
08:00 Friday 31st May 2019

With the Premier League season over and the summer now upon us, all 20 clubs are getting ready to make their transfer moves. Brighton & Hove Albion started things off in exciting fashion, by replacing Chris Hughton with Graham Potter. Hughton…