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Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
Full name Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club
Nickname(s) Seagulls
Founded 1901
Ground American Express Community Stadium
Ground Capacity 30,250
Chairman Tony Bloom
Manager Chris Hughton
League English Premier League
2016/17 Football League Championship, 2nd
Third colours

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.

Players

Current squad

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

Out on loan

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

League position

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 position

  • 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


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