BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton lured Graham Potter as its new manager from second-tier Championship side Swansea on Monday.
Potter replaced Chris Hughton, who was sacked after Brighton...
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton has fired manager Chris Hughton after barely avoiding relegation from the Premier League.
Brighton owner Tony Bloom says in a statement it is "one of the...
Saints beat Brighton to boost EPL survival hopes
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Southampton enjoyed a double boost on Saturday by taking a significant step toward English Premier League survival with a 1-0 win over Brighton, and increasing the...
Man United beats Brighton as Solskjaer sets another record
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's record-breaking start to life in the Manchester United dugout continued as Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford struck against Brighton on Saturday to secure a seventh successive win in all competitions.
On a day when Old Trafford stood to remember Matt Busby ahead of the 25th anniversary of his death on Sunday, the caretaker coach broke another of the Scot's long-standing United records.
Watford beats Brighton 2-0 in EPL with Pereyra double
WATFORD, England (AP) — Roberto Pereyra began the season with a double as Watford beat Brighton 2-0 on the opening weekend of the Premier League on Saturday.
The Argentine midfielder scored with a volley and a curling shot as Brighton, which spent more than $70 million on 10 new players in the offseason, started disappointingly.
Watford was on top for most of the game and broke through in the 35th minute when Pereyra was unmarked and met Jose Holebas' corner with an impressive volley.
LONDON (AP) — Iran winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh has joined Brighton for a club record fee, the English Premier League club said on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old Jahanbakhsh signed a five-year contract after leaving Dutch club AZ Alkmaar. Brighton did not disclose the fee but media reports put it at 17 million pounds ($22.4 million).
Jahanbakhsh's 21 goals for AZ made him the top scorer in the Eredivisie last season.
FA to look into alleged remark by West Brom’s Jay Rodriguez
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — The English Football Association is set to look into remarks allegedly made by West Bromwich Albion forward Jay Rodriguez to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during their Premier League match on Saturday.
Neither club has commented on the nature of Rodriguez's alleged comment to the Cameroon international, but it has been reported to the referee and he will be obliged to include in it his report. That means the matter will be examined by the FA.
Brighton ends 7-game winless streak, beats Watford 1-0
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Brighton ended its seven-game winless streak with a 1-0 Premier League victory over out-of-form Watford on Saturday.
Brighton had not found the net from open play for more than 10 1/2 hours when German midfielder Pascal Gross cut on to his right foot and let fly with a 64th-minute drive which flew under Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes.