Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.

association football club in Falmer, England

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.

Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
Full nameBrighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Nickname(s)Seagulls
Founded1901
GroundAmerican Express Community Stadium
Capacity30,250
ChairmanTony Bloom
ManagerChris Hughton
LeagueEnglish Premier League
2016/17Football League Championship, 2nd

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

As of 31 August 2017[1][2]

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

Out on loanEdit

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   Congo DR Kazenga LuaLua (at Queens Park Rangers until January 2018)[3]
31 GK   England Christian Walton (at Wigan Athletic until 31 May 2018)
34 MF   England Rohan Ince (at Bury until 31 May 2018)
No. Pos. Nation Player
36 MF   [[|Ireland]] Richie Towell (at Rotherham until 31 May 2018)
MF   Northern Ireland Oliver Norwood (at Fulham until 31 May 2018)[4]

League positionEdit

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)


Former positionEdit

  • 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 websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "First team 2016/17". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Archived from the original on 4 September 2018. Retrieved 10 August 2017.
  2. "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.
  3. "LuaLua joins QPR on loan". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Archived from the original on 11 August 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  4. "Oliver Norwood: Fulham sign Brighton midfielder on loan". BBC Sport. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017.