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Six things we learned from Albion's defeat at Leicester

Too easy to score against? Where are the goals going to come from? What did we learn from Albion's defeat at Leicester?

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Dale Stephens on the ball at Leicester. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

We can't give sides a leg up - Stephens

Midfielder Dale Stephens says Albion cannot afford to give teams a leg up after conceding inside a minute in their 2-0 defeat to Leicester this afternoon.

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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Hughton admits Albion were not at the level needed in the Premier League against Leicester City

A disappointed Chris Hughton admitted his side were not at the level they need to be in the Premier League after their 2-0 defeat to Leicester City.

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Harry Maguire heads home Leicester's second goal. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Shakespeare: High-tempo start was something we'd spoken about

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare said his side's high-tempo start was something he had spoken about before today's game.
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Solly March battles for the ball with Leicester City's Marc Albrighton. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Leicester City 2, Brighton 0: Shot-shy Seagulls suffer back-to-back defeats as Foxes ease to victory

A threatless Brighton & Hove Albion suffered disappointment in their first away day in the Premier League as they well-beaten by Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
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Deflated: Ben Brown / Picture by Phil Westlake

What a sickener for Sussex as they crash out of T20 by finest margin

Sussex Sharks won their final group game in the NatWest T20  blast when they beat Essex Eagles by 55 runs at Hove on Friday - but their convincing victory was still not enough to see them through to the quarter-finals of the competition as they were edged out of the tournament on net run rate.

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Anthony Knockaert. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Knockaert pushing for a start on return to Leicester

Anthony Knockaert is pushing for a place in Albion's starting line-up as he returns to former side Leicester City this afternoon.

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Hove is ready for an exciting night

Jordan: Home crowd can help Sharks get over the line

Chris Jordan is hoping home advantage in their last game this evening (Friday) can make the difference to Sussex Sharks’ bid to reach the knockout stages of the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Shane Duffy. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

New contract a no-brainer for Duffy

Shane Duffy says Albion will give it their best shot to stay in the Premier League and progress as a club.

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Brighton manager Chris Hughton with Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Leicester a good model for Albion - Hughton

Albion manager Chris Hughton says tomorrow's opponents Leicester City are a good model for the club.

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Albion boss Chris Hughton pictured with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Albion still looking to bring in more new faces

Brighton boss Chris Hughton says the club are still looking to bring in new players before the transfer deadline.

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David Wiese could be crucial to Sussex's hopes against Essex / Picture by Phil Westlake

It's win or bust in the T20 for Sussex

Sussex are 'buzzing' as they bid for T20 quarter-final qualification with a final group game againat Essex at Hove on Friday night.

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Sid the Shark and Charlie

Special appeal from Sussex CCC mascot to help young Charlie

Sussex County Cricket Club’s loyal mascot, Sid the Shark, is looking for support for a very important cause.

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Anthony Knockaert in action against Manchester City. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Signing a new contract an easy decision for Knockaert

Albion winger Anthony Knockaert said it was an easy decision to sign a new long-term contract with the club.

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Albion winger Anthony Knockaert. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Key Albion trio sign new long-term deals

Three of Albion's key players from their promotion-winning season have signed new long-term contracts with the club.
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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli.

Rumour mill: Spurs would turn down £150m bids for Alli; United want Ibrahimovic to re-sign

Man City and Barcelona keen on Dele Alli? Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United interested in Oxlade-Chamberlain?
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Glenn Murray closes down David Silva on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

We've got to take points from the teams who will be around us - Murray

Striker Glenn Murray has stressed the importance of taking points from the teams who will be around Albion this season.

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Solly March in action for Albion against Manchester City. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Johnny Cantor: Winger March is key for the Seagulls – and there’s more to come!

Okay. Straight up, I admit it. I was meant to write this column last week. Mind you, there wasn’t much going on!

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Tomer Hemed on the run against Manchester City. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Steve Bailey: Albion’s performance gives cause for optimism

Despite the defeat, Saturday’s match with Manchester City will live long in the memory for Albion fans.

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