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A look at the lessons we can take from tonight's draw against Denmark.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
Brendan O'Brien Column B
Fri, 17 May, 2019
If ever a story sums up the utter madness of modern football it is the announcement, 24 hours after he and his children enjoyed a lap of honour at the Amex to celebrate staying in the Premier League, that Chris Hughton has been sacked by Brighton & Hove Albion.
Mon, 13 May, 2019
Chris Hughton, one of the calmest and most under-stated managers in football, admits that even he will allow himself a leap of celebration if he can recreate a glorious memory of 1981 by beating Manchester City in the FA Cup at Wembley today.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
Jayson Molumby’s U21 Republic of Ireland debut is a triumph of skill and will.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
In some ways, Pep Guardiola might feel he cannot win. The development of Phil Foden has become the cause celebre of English football, largely because the England national team is missing a pure midfield creator and Foden seems to fit the bill.
Mon, 18 Feb, 2019
Between defeat at Chelsea in their first away game under Emery and mid-December, Arsenal took 14 of a possible 18 points on the road, but face trips to Brighton and Liverpool having been haunted by the ghost of seasons past against Southampton at St Mary’s.
Wed, 26 Dec, 2018
"I’m disappointed in myself for even getting myself into the situation."
Wed, 05 Dec, 2018
Who is the best fit for the role?
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018
We are the rats, the Aviva Stadium is our lab, and we’re going to get our arses electrocuted no matter what happens, writes
Thu, 18 Oct, 2018
Jose Mourinho says he has never been happier with Paul Pogba as the Manchester United manager dismissed talk that tensions had come to a head this week.
Sat, 18 Aug, 2018
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is confident leading scorer and multi-award winner Mohamed Salah can cope with the demands which have been placed on him over the last couple of weeks.
Sat, 12 May, 2018
If ever there was ever any confusion as to why Manchester United have not been able to challenge their noisy neighbours for the title this season it was cleared up and summed up in a tepid defeat against Chris Hughton’s excellent Brighton & Hove Albion.
Sat, 05 May, 2018
Much like the persistence of racism, to be still talking about a problem that existed in the days when Graeme Souness had a moustache and a perm feels like a depressing indictment of humanity’s inability to change for the better, writes
Thu, 03 May, 2018
The Football Association has condemned the Burnley supporters who booed Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during Saturday's Premier League game at Turf Moor.
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
Christian Eriksen was credited with a brace as Harry Kane was denied a crucial goal in the Golden Boot race in Tottenham's 2-1 win over Stoke.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
There are still beads of sweat on his brow after a 90-minute training session in the Mediterranean sun but it’s the snow of last weekend which is on Shane Duffy’s mind as he relates the saga of how he was unable to pick up his FAI Senior Player of the Year Award in Dublin on Sunday.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2018
At 1.93m tall, and with shoulders that could carry a nation, it’s not that difficult to imagine Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy as a nightclub bouncer keeping Manchester United out of his penalty area in the FA Cup at Old Trafford tomorrow; and it’s an image he is perfectly happy to embrace.
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
Arsene Wenger complained that Arsenal's busy fixture schedule was causing their slump as criticism of the Frenchman intensified.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2018
Chelsea’s 4-0 victory at Brighton at the weekend has quietened the critics who suggested there was a crisis building at Stamford Bridge but it hasn’t ended speculation about their search for a striker after manager Antonio Conte challenged Michy Batshuayi to fill the void – but also left the door open for him to leave.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2018
Eden Hazard inspired Chelsea to victory at Brighton to give the champions their first Premier League win of 2018.
Sat, 20 Jan, 2018
West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez has been reported to the Football Association for a remark allegedly made to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during Saturday’s Premier League match between the two clubs.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
With Martin O’Neill’s position as Ireland manager moving closer to the brink than it’s ever been before over the last 48 hours, the question of who might succeed him — whether that’s sooner or later — has gained fresh momentum.
Fri, 12 Jan, 2018
You wait 130 years for video technology in football and then,with pundits poised and the world watching, nobody could decide if it had been used or not!
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
The column whose nuclear button is much bigger than Donald Trump’s
Sat, 06 Jan, 2018
The January transfer window has not yet opened and already a huge deal has been agreed, with Virgil van Dijk heading from Southampton to Liverpool for what is understood to be £75million, the highest price ever paid for a defender.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2017
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Burnley defender James Tarkowski has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association over an incident involving Glenn Murray in Saturday’s draw at Brighton.
Mon, 18 Dec, 2017
Tottenham, who seem to be playing the Premier League in the shadow of their own Champions League excitement, needed a fortunate goal from defender Serge Aurier and a late deflected Heung-min Son effort to beat Brighton and keep their top-four challenge alive.
Thu, 14 Dec, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld will be out until February with a hamstring injury.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
Mon, 11 Dec, 2017
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace picked up their first away point of the season with a goalless draw at bitter rivals Brighton.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Brighton boss Chris Hughton has challenged his players to channel the frustration of a narrow defeat at Old Trafford into getting the better of rivals Crystal Palace.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
If ever there was going to be a calming influence in the aftermath of the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup play-off calamity, there was always a possibility it might come from Chris Hughton, a man who has built his successful managerial career on the kind of understated common-sense approach which encourages a steady ship.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Shane Duffy puffs out his cheeks and exhales at the thought of clinching World Cup qualification over the next week, fully aware he’ll experience better emotions than Ireland’s last successful tournament tilt.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
Tomer Hemed's hooked strike denied Newcastle the chance to move fourth in the Premier League as Brighton prevailed 1-0 at the Amex Stadium.
Sun, 24 Sep, 2017
Premier League clubs have agreed to close the summer transfer window the day before the start of the 2018-19 season.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
It was a list that should have embarrassed Stoke City’s manager: West Ham, Stevenage, Sunderland, Hull, Swansea, Watford, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Middlesbrough, and Southampton.
Mon, 21 Aug, 2017
“Sure there’s a catch, Doc Daneeka replied. “Catch-22. Anyone who wants to get out of combat duty isn’t really crazy.— Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017