Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.

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Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
Full nameBrighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Nickname(s)Seagulls
Founded1901
GroundAmerican Express Community Stadium
Capacity30,250
ChairmanTony Bloom
ManagerGraham Potter
LeaguePremier League
2020–21Premier League, 16th of 20

Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. are an English football team based in the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, England. They began playing in the Premier League in the 2017–18 season.

History[change | change source]

Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. were formed in 1901.[1]

Players[change | change source]

Current squad[change | change source]

As of 31 August 2017[2][3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK Australia Australia Mathew Ryan
2 DF Spain Spain Bruno (captain)
3 DF Cameroon Cameroon Gaëtan Bong
4 DF Germany Germany Uwe Hünemeier
5 DF England England Lewis Dunk (vice-captain)
6 MF England England Dale Stephens
7 MF Israel Israel Beram Kayal
8 MF Czech Republic Czech Republic Jiří Skalák
9 FW England England Sam Baldock
10 FW Israel Israel Tomer Hemed
11 MF France France Anthony Knockaert
12 GK Finland Finland Niki Mäenpää
13 MF Germany Germany Pascal Groß
No. Pos. Nation Player
14 MF England England Steve Sidwell
15 MF Scotland Scotland Jamie Murphy
17 FW England England Glenn Murray
18 DF England England Connor Goldson
19 MF Colombia Colombia José Izquierdo
20 MF England England Solly March
21 DF Italy Italy Ezequiel Schelotto
22 DF Republic of Ireland Ireland Shane Duffy
23 DF England England Liam Rosenior
24 MF Netherlands Netherlands Davy Pröpper
26 GK Netherlands Netherlands Tim Krul
29 DF Austria Austria Markus Suttner
37 FW England England Izzy Brown (on loan from Chelsea)

Out on loan[change | change source]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
30 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Congo DR Kazenga LuaLua (at Queens Park Rangers until January 2018)[4]
31 GK England England Christian Walton (at Wigan Athletic until 31 May 2018)
34 MF England England Rohan Ince (at Bury until 31 May 2018)
No. Pos. Nation Player
36 MF Ireland [[|Ireland]] Richie Towell (at Rotherham until 31 May 2018)
MF Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Oliver Norwood (at Fulham until 31 May 2018)[5]

League position[change | change source]

Season League Position
2000/01 Third Division Champions
2001/02 Second Division Champions
2002/03 First Division 23rd
2003/04 Second Division 4th (Play off winners)
2004/05 League Championship 20th
2005/06 League Championship 24th
2006/07 League One 18th
2007/08 League One 7th
2008/09 League One 16th
2009/10 League One 13th
2010/11 League One Champions
2011/12 League Championship 10th
2012/13 League Championship 4th
2013/14 League Championship 6th
2014/15 League Championship 20th
2015/16 League Championship 3rd
2016/17 League Championship 2nd (Promoted)
2017/18 Premier League 15th
2018/19 Premier League 17th
2019/20 Premier League 15th
2020/21 Premier League 16th


Former position[change | change source]

  • 1920/21: Third Division - 18th
  • 1921/22: Third Division - 19th / South
  • 1922/23: Third Division - 4th / South
  • 1923/24: Third Division - 5th / South
  • 1924/25: Third Division - 8th / South
  • 1925/26: Third Division - 5th / South
  • 1926/27: Third Division - 4th / South
  • 1927/28: Third Division - 4th / South
  • 1928/29: Third Division - 15th / South
  • 1929/30: Third Division - 5th / South
  • 1930/31: Third Division - 4th / South
  • 1931/32: Third Division - 8th / South
  • 1932/33: Third Division - 12th / South
  • 1933/34: Third Division - 10th / South
  • 1934/35: Third Division - 9th / South
  • 1935/36: Third Division - 7th / South
  • 1936/37: Third Division - 3rd / South
  • 1937/38: Third Division - 5th / South
  • 1938/39: Third Division - 3rd / South
  • 1939/40: Third Division - - / South
  • 1946/47: Third Division - 17th / South
  • 1947/48: Third Division - 22nd / South
  • 1948/49: Third Division - 6th / South
  • 1949/50: Third Division - 8th / South
  • 1950/51: Third Division - 13th / South
  • 1951/52: Third Division - 5th / South
  • 1952/53: Third Division - 7th / South
  • 1953/54: Third Division - 2nd / South
  • 1954/55: Third Division - 6th / South
  • 1955/56: Third Division - 2nd / South
  • 1956/57: Third Division - 6th / South
  • 1957/58: Third Division - Champions / South
  • 1958/59: Second Division - 12th
  • 1959/60: Second Division - 14th
  • 1960/61: Second Division - 16th
  • 1961/62: Second Division - 22nd
  • 1962/63: Third Division - 22nd
  • 1963/64: Fourth Division - 8th
  • 1964/65: Fourth Division - Champions
  • 1965/66: Third Division - 15th
  • 1966/67: Third Division - 19th
  • 1967/68: Third Division - 10th
  • 1968/69: Third Division - 12th
  • 1969/70: Third Division - 5th
  • 1970/71: Third Division - 14th
  • 1971/72: Third Division - 2nd
  • 1972/73: Second Division - 22nd
  • 1973/74: Third Division - 19th
  • 1974/75: Third Division - 19th
  • 1975/76: Third Division - 4th
  • 1976/77: Third Division - 2nd
  • 1977/78: Second Division - 4th
  • 1978/79: Second Division - 2nd
  • 1979/80: First Division - 16th
  • 1980/81: First Division - 19th
  • 1981/82: First Division - 13th
  • 1982/83: First Division - 22nd
  • 1983/84: Second Division - 9th
  • 1984/85: Second Division - 6th
  • 1985/86: Second Division - 11th
  • 1986/87: Second Division - 22nd
  • 1987/88: Third Division - 2nd
  • 1988/89: Second Division - 19th
  • 1989/90: Second Division - 18th
  • 1990/91: Second Division - 6th
  • 1991/92: Second Division - 23rd
  • 1992/93: Second Division - 9th
  • 1993/94: Second Division - 14th
  • 1994/95: Second Division - 16th
  • 1995/96: Second Division - 23rd
  • 1996/97: Third Division - 23rd
  • 1997/98: Third Division - 23rd
  • 1998/99: Third Division - 17th
  • 1999/00: Third Division - 11th


Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brighton & Hove Albion". www.brightonandhovealbion.com. Retrieved 2021-09-21.
  2. "First team 2016/17". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Archived from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  3. "First team squad numbers confirmed". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 8 August 2017. Archived from the original on 8 August 2017. Retrieved 8 August 2017.
  4. "LuaLua joins QPR on loan". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Archived from the original on 11 August 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  5. "Oliver Norwood: Fulham sign Brighton midfielder on loan". BBC Sport. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.