The Essential Brighton and Hove Albion Fan
Player of the Month - October 2014
winless October for a fourth year in a row sent the
Albion closer to the Championship relegation zone.
That made the shortlist particularly bare with defenders dominating,
and there was little surprise as to the winners
identity with 79% of the vote going to one man.
Preview - Brighton v Blackburn Rovers
Hot on the heels of Tuesday nights first league win
since August, play off chasing Blackburn Rovers are
in town. We haven't lost to Rovers since they
dropped into the Championship and even managed to
score SIX (S-I-X-) times against them over the two
games last season.
Bennett gambling on Brighton loan
He's back - talk about a loan signing to lift the
spirits. Elliott Bennett returns to the Albion for
one month from Norwich City as the Canaries look to
get the winger match fit and Brighton look to start
scoring some goals from positions other than
Curse of October
The last time Brighton
and Hove Albion won a game in October was in 2010.
Since then four years, 19 games, a US Presidential
election and a Royal engagement, wedding and baby
have all passed. We take a look at the Seagull's
remarkable run of form in the tenth month of the
Match Preview -
Tottenham Hotspur v Brighton
A first encounter with Spurs in nearly ten years
see's the Albion visit White Hart Lane in the COCup
with a place in the quarter finals on the line. We
haven't won away from home against a side from a
higher decision since 1994 AND it's October. Anybody
Match Preview - Brighton v Rotherham United
Bad news - we've had it confirmed that Barry and
Paul Chuckle will NOT be at The Amex for this
Saturday's visit of Rotherham United and their
manager Jabba the Hutt. Will we finally win a game
in October for the first time in nearly four years?
Albion Twitter League Table -
The summer may have
done bugger all to improve the Albion squad on the
pitch, but it's been brilliant for the social media
side of things with the top four in the Twitter
Table all having arrived in the transfer window
including the clubs most popular Tweeter EVER!
Kuszczak to Bayern Munich?
We don't normally comment on transfer speculation or
former players but this one - well, Jesus Christ.
German newspaper Das Welt has said that former
Albion goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak is set to sign for
Bayern Munich. Still, at least we have David