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
Ground 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. Position Player
1   GK Mathew Ryan
2   DF Bruno (captain)
3   DF Gaëtan Bong
4   DF Uwe Hünemeier
5   DF Lewis Dunk (vice-captain)
6   MF Dale Stephens
7   MF Beram Kayal
8   MF Jiří Skalák
9   FW Sam Baldock
10   FW Tomer Hemed
11   MF Anthony Knockaert
12   GK Niki Mäenpää
13   MF Pascal Groß
No. Position Player
14   MF Steve Sidwell
15   MF Jamie Murphy
17   FW Glenn Murray
18   DF Connor Goldson
19   MF José Izquierdo
20   MF Solly March
21   DF Ezequiel Schelotto
22   DF Shane Duffy
23   DF Liam Rosenior
24   MF Davy Pröpper
26   GK Tim Krul
29   DF Markus Suttner
37   FW 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. Position Player
30   MF Kazenga LuaLua (at Queens Park Rangers until January 2018)[3]
31   GK Christian Walton (at Wigan Athletic until 31 May 2018)
34   MF Rohan Ince (at Bury until 31 May 2018)
No. Position Player
36   MF Richie Towell (at Rotherham until 31 May 2018)
  MF 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "LuaLua joins QPR on loan". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. Archived from the original on 11 August 2017. Retrieved 11 August 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Oliver Norwood: Fulham sign Brighton midfielder on loan". BBC Sport. 25 July 2017. Retrieved 26 July 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)