Brighton to make their debut season in the Premier League alongside England’s finest

Tweet The last time Brighton and Hove Albion were in the top flight of English football was 1983, a time when the late Michael Jackson was topping the charts and the infamous Scarface first hit our screens. Their staggering 34 year wait however, has finally come to an end.   The seagulls managed to secure promotion after a 2-1 victory versus Wigan in their penultimate home fixture of the season. Madness ensued and the stewards were left helpless as the 30,750 faithful fans stormed the pitch, an iconic moment for…

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Pressure on referees higher than ever says Nigel Owens

Tweet Nigel Owens claims he wouldn’t have made it public knowledge that he is gay during his career if he was a football referee. The 45-year-old said: “It took a long time to decide that I could be myself first of all and it took a long time before I decided to tell people and I still wasn’t sure how people were going to react. “In football, I certainly wouldn’t have done it that early in my career.” Owens states Rugby can’t take the moral high ground as there is an…

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Tranmere manager Micky Mellon urges National League to consider extra promotion spot.

Tweet In the National League play-off final at Wembley, Tranmere Rovers lost to Forest Green Rovers. A team that finished nine points behind them in the table. It is understandable that Micky Mellon is frustrated at the fact his side has to wait another year for the opportunity to be promoted. With only one automatic spot and one spot through the play-offs, the National League has been argued to be the hardest league in the world to get promoted. Mellon took managerial control in October last year, after Gary Brabin…

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