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Moments that made the Premier League: Wenger stays silent as a football dynasty is founded
Deep in the bowels of Ewood Park in the Autumn of 1996, Arsenal’s players took their seats in the dressing room at half-time as they awaited the manager’s appraisal of their efforts during the opening 45 minutes of a rather bland clash with Blackburn Rovers. The Gunners were a goal up courtesy of an early …

QUIZ: Name every relegated Premier League team since 1992
The current Premier League season is at an impasse and we may not get a satisfying conclusion to it any time soon, if at all. For a club like Liverpool it’s the worst possible scenario, as their quest for a first top flight title in 30 years is put on ice for the foreseeable future. …

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UEFA president suggests season could be ‘lost’ if it’s not re-started by ‘the end of June’
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has admitted that the 2019/20 season could be ‘lost’ if it’s not possible to get it restarted by the end of June. Football across Europe has ground to a halt amid the ongoing coronavirus, with the last Premier League game being played back on March 9th. The current plans in England …

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Five Premier League records that will simply never be broken
Liverpool’s record breaking start to the season has seen Jurgen Klopp’s league leaders move within touching distance of an elusive Premier League title, though the Reds’ defeat at Watford last month ended their hopes of setting a pair of divisional landmarks. The club’s loss at Vicarage Road saw them fall one short of setting a …

Tweets of the Week: Boris Johnson, Coronavirus and the greatest goal of the month competition ever
The best tweets of the week from the world of football, featuring a solution to concluding the season, Boris Johnson’s hands-on approach to the Coronavirus, and the greatest Premier League goal of the month competition of all time.  The video of a young Irish child that went around the world and lightened up everyone’s week …

Podcast: Best Premier League XI never to win the title
It was bit of a special pod this week as we asked the lads to sit down and thrash out the best XI never to have picked up a Premier League winners medal. In order to keep things simple we asked each podder to pick their team in a standard 4-4-2, with the rules as …

Premier League and EFL clubs considering furloughing ‘entire squads’ amid Coronavirus pandemic
Premier League and EFL clubs are said to be looking into the possibility of furloughing their squads to save money during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. Football in the UK and across Europe has been plunged into chaos amid the global pandemic, with fixtures now having been missed for the last three weeks, with the game …

Premier League warn that ‘difficult decisions will have to be taken’ amid ongoing Coronavirus pandemic
The Premier League, EFL and PFA have admitted that ‘difficult decisions will have to be taken’ about the remainder of the 2019/20 campaign amid the ‘growing seriousness’ of the coronavirus crisis. It’s now 16 days since a professional English side last kicked a ball in anger, the domestic campaign being brought to a halt on …

Locked Up: Five of the best Premier League players who did jail time
Ronaldinho’s arrest and imprisonment in Paraguay earlier this month created headlines across the globe, the former Ballon d’Or winner accused of entering the country with a fake passport and facing the possibility of six months behind bars. The Barcelona legend is not the first sporting star to find himself on the wrong side of the …

‘On his way’: SkySports pundit makes claim about ‘special’ Leeds United player
Ben White is on loan at Leeds United.

Zaha says he would like ‘amazing’ Brighton rival to re-join him at Palace
Wilfried Zaha is a big fan of Brighton and Hove Albion’s Glenn Murray.

Report: Aston Villa and West Ham want PL rivals' 'excellent' academy graduate
Wolves could reportedly lose Dion Sanderson - Premier League rivals Aston Villa, Norwich City and Brighton want the Cardiff loanee.

Report: Crystal Palace set to spark £25m bidding war with West Ham
Three Premier League clubs, Palace, West Ham United and Brighton and Hove Albion, reportedly want CSKA Moscow striker Fyodor Chalov.

'I'm delighted': Coach's comments suggest Leeds have no chance of signing 22-year-old
Leeds United have flown to the top of the Championship with Ben White shining on loan from Premier League outfit Brighton and Hove Albion.

Report: QPR launch bid to beat Premier League suitors to £1.5m man
Championship hopefuls Queens Park Rangers want a new defender - can they beat Brighton and Hove Albion to Jamie Hamilton?

Brighton promise 1,000 match tickets to NHS workers and ask clubs to follow suit

Brighton have started an initiative for clubs in the Premier League, English Football League, Scotland and Northern Ireland to donate 1,000 tickets to frontline NHS workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

The Brighton chief executive and deputy chairman, Paul Barber, suggested a club-to-club baton approach and nominated Bournemouth, who said they would match the offer.

Related: A letter from Italy: 'We were shouting: you need to stop and go inside'

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My favourite game: Manchester United v Brighton, 1983 FA Cup final replay | Philip Cornwall

Back in the 1980s the FA Cup final was a huge event but my friend and I, aged 15, somehow managed to get tickets to this replay

It is hard for anyone much under 40 to grasp how important the FA Cup final used to be, how simultaneously desirable going to the Wembley showpiece was to an English football fanatic growing up in the 1970s and 80s. One of only two matches you knew would be televised live (along with England v Scotland), it overshadowed league football in a way unthinkable today.

In 1983, aged 15, I travelled to watch the 1983 final at the home of a Manchester United-supporting friend who lived at the far end of the London Underground line that runs through Wembley. Neither my friend Simon nor I settled down to watch United play Brighton with any thought of what might happen next.

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Phil Foden gets a reality check, Chelsea’s veterans show their worth and West Ham’s board have a decision to make

The rehabilitation of Luke Shaw has been a success of Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s reign. A player given harsh treatment by José Mourinho may never turn into the first-choice England left-back he looked set to be as a teenager at Southampton but his recent repurposing as a left-sided centre-back has revealed extra dimensions to his game. It is a highly specialised position, one only really suited to those games where Solskjær sets his team up to soak up pressure, but since Shaw was deployed there at Liverpool in January, 3-5-2 has been the default formation for United’s more testing fixtures. Shaw’s presence also gave Brandon Williams licence to overlap, though both were put through plenty of defensive work by Manchester City. At 24, Shaw has become a senior figure guiding young blood through matches, something inconceivable under Mourinho. John Brewin

Related: Manchester United turning a corner with Bruno Fernandes at the wheel

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Raúl Jiménez off target for Wolves as battling Brighton earn point

As they chase the dream of a place in the Champions League, Wolves were forced to settle for a momentum-halting draw with Brighton after this snoozefest ended goalless at Molineux.

It was an important match for both teams and a missed opportunity for Wolves. With none of the Champions League contenders above them in action, Wolves could have exerted pressure by moving level on points with fourth-place Chelsea, their fight for the top table only emboldened. Instead, the door is open for their rivals to close the gap.

Related: Billy Sharp sinks Norwich to boost Sheffield United’s European hopes

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Wolves v Brighton: match preview

Wolves have hit form and are three points off fourth place after a brilliant win over Tottenham and as such the Champions League feels tantalisingly close. Why settle for fourth though? Leicester’s recent struggles suggest third is still up for grabs and victory over Brighton would be an ideal way to start hauling them in. Wolves will have to try and do so without Adama Traoré’s venomous pace and power which will undoubtedly be a relief for Graham Potter’s defence. Struggling Brighton sit a single point above relegation and are still winless this year. Relegation beckons on current form. Graham Searles

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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

A chance for Bournemouth at Anfield, Burnley and Spurs battle for European slots and Fernandes can seize big derby stage

Given their 22-point lead at the top, no one at Liverpool is likely to be concerned by three recent defeats in four games across three different competitions. Of course, while a win against Bournemouth would help steady the ship and halt the onset of anything approaching mild jitters, Eddie Howe’s men will head to Anfield to face hosts recently derobed of what had previously resembled a cloak of invincibility. With Fabinho in poor form and Jordan Henderson still injured, Liverpool look uncharacteristically vulnerable in midfield and are crying out for on-field leadership. While it ought to come in the form of James Milner, who returned from injury during their FA Cup defeat at Chelsea, Bournemouth will still fancy their chances. There is never a good time for a relegation-threatened team to venture into the belly of the beast that is the champions-elect, but if you had to pick your moment, now seems a better one than any other. Barry Glendenning

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Brighton deliver training pack to every player as they bid to stay in shape during lockdown 
Brighton have emptied their club gym and delivered a state-of-the-art training pack to every player as they battle to stay in shape during the coronavirus lockdown

Premier League clubs 'want the season CANCELLED' amid coronavirus pandemic
A growing number of Premier League clubs reportedly want to abandon the current season, despite last week agreeing to extend the campaign indefinitely.

THE SECRET SCOUT: Brighton defender Haydon Roberts is smart but must develop physically
THE SECRET SCOUT: Our scout is a top football expert who attends matches each week searching for the next star. This week they give a low-down on Haydon Roberts.

Coronavirus: Premier League teams will do their best to help struggling sides, says Brighton chief
With the football season on hold, there have been calls for top-flight giants to offer financial lifelines to those clubs whose future is at stake.

Brighton player tests positive for coronavirus... but club don't reveal who it is
Brighton CEO Paul Barber said during a virtual press conference on Thursday that three players had been tested for symptoms, with one returning positive results.

Coronavirus UK: Premier League clubs join forces to offer 100,000 tickets to NHS staff after crisis
All leagues across the football pyramid are currently suspended as the UK deals with the deadly virus that has seen more than 8,000 cases and over 400 deaths.

Time for goodbye – Brighton would be better off parting ways with their 26-year-old ace

Why Brighton should offload Jurgen Locadia permanently As per eu.cincinatti (h/t The Shields Gazette), FC Cincinnati are set to hold talks with Brighton for their loanee Jurgen Locadia, who currently plies his trade with the MLS outfit. Locadia, 26, came through the ranks of Willem II and PSV Eindhoven’s youth system. In 176 appearances for […] More

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Brighton tying down this 97-cap star to fresh terms is a step in the right direction

Why Davy Propper extending his contract with Brighton is a good move According to Sky Sports, Brighton midfielder Davy Propper has extended his contract and will stay put until 2023 at the Amex Stadium. Propper, 28, came through the youth ranks of Vitesse Arnhem in his hometown and played for six years with the club’s […] More

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Celtic being able to sign this out-of-favour PL star on loan would transform their attack

Why Celtic can strike gold with a loan deal for Glen Murray in January According to Daily Mail (h/t The Scottish Sun), Celtic have identified out-of-favour Brighton and Hove Albion hitman Glen Murray as a potential loan target during the January transfer window, with Neil Lennon desperate to bolster his attacking unit ahead of a […] More

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[Image] Predicted 4-4-2 Everton XI to face Brighton: Can Ancelotti’s men beat the Seagulls?

Everton prediction: Predicted Everton line-up to face Brighton Realistically, Carlo Ancelotti’s tenure at Everton couldn’t have gotten off to a better start. With the injuries facing the Toffees, the fact that he bagged six points in the first two matches, and a narrow defeat to champions Manchester City, was an outstanding achievement considering the position […] More

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1.3 dribbles, 1.6 tackles – Brighton should not waste time and sign this effective on-loan star permanently

Why Brighton should sign Aaron Mooy permanently Having worked his way into the Brighton line-up after arriving on a season-long loan from relegated Huddersfield Town, Aaron Mooy has played the entire 90 minutes of the last few games, conjuring a masterclass in the 2-1 win over Arsenal. With his displays for Australia mirroring his club […] More

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Newcastle United would bag a massive coup by signing this £20m-rated ace starring for Leeds

Why Ben White would be a smashing signing for Newcastle United According to the Chronicle Live, Newcastle United are presently running the rule over in-demand centre-back Ben White, who is currently on loan at Leeds United in the Championship from Brighton and Hove Albion.  The 22-year-old, who is also on the radar of reigning European […] More

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