Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 Coventry City

Tweet Jack Kinnersley reports from The Amex Stadium. When you think about who might be the Premier League manager of the year, it’s fair to assume Pep Guardiola is likely to get it but how close would Chris Hughton be if he keeps the Seagulls in the league coupled with a place in the quarter-final of the FA Cup? The three divisions that separate Brighton and Coventry was clear to see. The visitors had their moments but ultimately it could have been more than 3-1 for the hosts. Jurgen Locadia,…

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OPINION: The New Manager Effect

Tweet Managing in the Premier League is a minefield. Frank de Boer found out the hard way – sacked at Crystal Palace after just 450 minutes of football, the shortest ever PL-era reign – leaving his managerial career in tatters. But who could blame Crystal Palace for acting so rapidly? The Dutchman’s replacement Roy Hodgson has propelled The Eagles to 14th, after spending their first five games pointless and scoreless. Palace are not alone, with six out of the bottom ten clubs sacking their managers this season alone. But does…

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REPORT: Brighton 3-1 West Ham

Tweet Brighton & Hove Albion notched their first Premier League win of 2018 with a 3-1 win over West Ham thanks to goals from Glenn Murray, Jose Izqueirdo and Pascal Gross. The win took Albion up to 13th in the table, level with their opponents, who didn’t turn up in the way manager David Moyes would’ve liked. The Albion began the brighter of the two sides, immediately showing their will to score and their game-plan came up trumps when Gross played through Murray who slotted home cooly. Referee Kevin Friend…

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REPORT: Brighton 0 Chelsea 4

Tweet A marvellous brace from Eden Hazard spearheaded Chelsea to a rampant win over Brighton, as the home side’s fight for survival intensifies. Chris Hughton set up with three centre-backs for the first time this season, giving Conor Goldson only his second start, while there was no sign of Anthony Knockaert on the bench. Chelsea had only scored once in four games prior to this meet, but they didn’t wait to rectify that. Moses found space on the right and his drill was diverted by the awkwardly-balanced Dale Stephens. It…

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