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Brighton & Hove Albion Wipe The Slade Clean

Brighton & Hove Albion have parted company with Russell Slade, and the list of new managers is likely to feature some familiar faces. Sacking a manager fourteen games into the new season, however, indicates a problem with the hiring policy of football clubs when it comes to new managers.

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November 1, 2009
Ian

Out In The Open Revisited – Football & Homophobia

It is only very seldom that we re-run articles on here but, in view of the fact that today is the day of the Brighton Gay Pride festival, we thought that it would be appropriate to run a piece that first appeared on here in March 2007 on the subject of football and homophobia. It…

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August 1, 2009
Ian

Going Underground

The London Underground strike may be about to cause one or two problems for the England team this evening for their match against Andorra. The kick-off time has already been put back to 8.15, and people that have bought tickets have already been advised that they will be able to claim refunds if they are…

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June 10, 2009
Ian

Brighton, Falmer & A Gambler

Brighton & Hove Albion’s move to Falmer has been beset by every problem imaginable over the last few years, but when BBC South showed construction work starting at the site of the proposed new stadium last year one might have been forgiven for thinking that things were finally starting to move in the right direction….

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May 21, 2009
Ian

Match Of The Week: Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 Stockport County

The end of the football season brings out the mathematician in us all. Brighton & Hove Albion supporters spent most of yesterday morning poring over fixture lists but, behind the permutations and logarithms, there was a simple equation. Beat Stockport County, and you don’t have to do any sums. Beat Stockport County and you will…

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May 3, 2009
Ian

Brighton & Hove Albion – The Great Escape?

Lloyd Owusu cuts an unlikely figure as a possible season saving hero. He is thirty-two years old now, and has spent much of his career as a nearly man – Brentford’s all-time highest scorer, he scored with his first touch for Sheffield Wednesday in a derby match against Sheffield United in 2002, but failed to…

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April 21, 2009
Ian

Six FA Cup Semi-Finals

It seems almost difficult to believe in this day and age, but there was a time that FA Cup semi-finals mattered. Getting to Wembley was an end to itself. The big day out and the traditions involved with that Saturday in May were so important that getting to the final and being a part of…

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April 15, 2009
Ian
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