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Newcastle wins Championship on dramatic final day

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Newcastle wrapped up a successful season in the Sky Bet Championship in dramatic fashion after passing Brighton & Hove Albion on the final day of the season to win the title. At the beginning of the day on Sunday, May 7th, Brighton sat above Newcastle by one point and simply needed a win at Aston Villa to guarantee their title.

Premier League outfit target audacious move for Chelsea striker

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If reports from English media outlet Somerset Live are to be believed, newly promoted Premier League side Brighton and Hove Albion could sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham in the upcoming summer transfer window. Abraham who is on loan at Bristol City from Chelsea has scored 23 times this campaign, thus a big move might follow after his recent exploits.

Football Art: Brighton Fan Paints Enormous Mural On House To Celebrate Team’s Promotion To Premier League (Photo)

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While the players themselves celebrated by playing silly buggers on the train home, one Brighton fan decided that the only fitting manner in which to mark his side's glorious ascension to the Premier League was in mural form.

As spotted by the Brighton Argus, one Seagulls supporter in Viaduct Road, Brighton, has turned his house into a giant, blue-and-white striped homage to his beloved football club.

Promoted Brighton in full Bloom

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London (AFP) – Tony Bloom is a feared presence at any poker table but on Monday the biggest wager of this renowned gambler, the £200 million investment in Brighton, paid off with their promotion to the Premier League.

The Seagulls have truly taken flight rising to a level that 20 years ago would have been deemed fantastical as they found themselves in dire straits like a character out of Charles Dickens novels, without a home and penniless.

Promoted Brighton back among England’s elite

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London (AFP) – Brighton and Hove Albion saw their 34-year wait for a return to the top flight of English football end with promotion to the Premier League on Monday.

Championship leaders Brighton beat Wigan Athletic 2-1 and their promotion was confirmed when Huddersfield could only manage a 1-1 draw at Derby in the day’s late kick-off.

Brighton on brink of Premier League promotion

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London (AFP) – Brighton and Hove Albion all but confirmed their promotion to the Premier League after a 2-1 victory at home to Wigan Athletic on Monday.

The Championship leaders will definitely go up if Huddersfield fail to win against Derby County in Monday’s late kick-off.

But even if Huddersfield beat Derby, it will likely only delay Brighton’s promotion given their vastly superior goal difference over the Yorkshire side.

Brighton on brink of Premier League promotion

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London (AFP) – Brighton and Hove Albion all but confirmed their promotion to the Premier League after a 2-1 victory at home to Wigan Athletic on Monday.

The Championship leaders will definitely go up if Huddersfield fail to win against Derby County in Monday’s late kick-off.

But even if Huddersfield beat Derby, it will likely only delay Brighton’s promotion given their vastly superior goal difference over the Yorkshire side.

Championship Snapshot: Brighton & Hove Albion All But Secure Promotion To The Premier League…

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Almost 20 years to the day that they were half-an-hour from slipping out of the Football League entirely, Brighton & Hove Albion have gone and all but secured themselves promotion to the Premier League.

With the result of Huddersfield's late kick-off still pending, Brighton's 2-1 win over Wigan saw them strengthentheir place at the top of the Championship and more importantly go 12 points clear of The Terriers in third place.

Murray puts Brighton in touching distance of Premier League

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London (AFP) – Brighton moved within touching distance of promotion to the Premier League as Glenn Murray fired the Championship leaders to a 2-1 win at QPR on Friday.

Murray put Brighton ahead after the interval at Loftus Road and Sebastian Pocognoli added the visitors’ second.

Brighton’s Bloom deserves promotion, says Seagulls CEO

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London (AFP) – Tony Bloom deserves promotion to the Premier League as a return on the £200 million (234m euros, $248m) he has invested in Championship side Brighton, says club chief executive Paul Barber.

Chairman since 2009, Bloom - a hometown boy and successful property developer, as well as a renowned poker player - has seen the ‘Seagulls’ go close in three of the past four seasons.

Brighton’s Hughton coy on league promotion talk as Seagulls fly high

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London (AFP) – Brighton manager Chris Hughton tried to calm talk of promotion to the Premier League after his high-flying Seagulls returned to the top of the second-tier Championship with a 3-0 win at home to Reading on Saturday.

The south coast club made the most of Newcastle dropping points in a 2-2 draw with Bristol City to fly above the Magpies thanks to goals from Sam Baldock, Jamie Murphy and Anthony Knockaert.

Brighton’s Hughton coy on league promotion talk as Seagulls fly high

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London (AFP) – Brighton manager Chris Hughton tried to calm talk of promotion to the Premier League after his high-flying Seagulls returned to the top of the second-tier Championship with a 3-0 win at home to Reading on Saturday.

The south coast club made the most of Newcastle dropping points in a 2-2 draw with Bristol City to fly above the Magpies thanks to goals from Sam Baldock, Jamie Murphy and Anthony Knockaert.

Deal close: Arsenal striker set for late January move

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Sheffield Wednesday sail through to play-off final

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London (AFP) Sheffield Wednesday cruised through to the Championship play-off final after drawing 1-1 at Brighton on Monday to secure a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Carlos Carvalhal's side are one step away from a lucrative place in the Premier League thanks to a combative display in the semi-final second leg at the Amex Stadium.

Sheffield Wednesday sail through to play-off final

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London (AFP) Sheffield Wednesday cruised through to the Championship play-off final after drawing 1-1 at Brighton on Monday to secure a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Carlos Carvalhal's side are one step away from a lucrative place in the Premier League thanks to a combative display in the semi-final second leg at the Amex Stadium.

Burnley Gain Promotion To Premier League

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Welcome back to the Premier League Burnley! Sam Vokes' goal on Monday against QPR secured an immediate return for the Clarets to the Premier League

Few could argue that Burnley don't deserve promotion, and the record-breaking riches that will follow next season, having stretched their unbeaten run to 22 matches dating back to Boxing Day.

VINE: Wilson scores 95th minute goal to put Brighton on brink of promotion

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James Wilson scored a 95th minute equaliser for Brighton to earn them a draw against Derby. Brighton went down to 10 men on 83 minutes.

If Brighton beat Middlesbrough on Saturday in the final game of the season they will earn automatic qualification to the Premier League. If they draw or lose, they will go in to the play-offs.

Brighton take step towards automatic promotion, but MK Dons get relegated

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Brighton bolstered their bid for automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Charlton on Saturday, while Milton Keynes Dons were relegated to the third tier after a 4-1 thrashing by Brentford.

Chris Hughton's Brighton are third in the Championship but only goal difference is keeping them below leaders Burnley and second placed Middlesbrough with two games remaining in a thrilling finale to the promotion race.

Brighton take step towards automatic promotion, but MK Dons get relegated

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Brighton bolstered their bid for automatic promotion to the Premier League with a 3-1 win at Charlton on Saturday, while Milton Keynes Dons were relegated to the third tier after a 4-1 thrashing by Brentford.

Chris Hughton's Brighton are third in the Championship but only goal difference is keeping them below leaders Burnley and second placed Middlesbrough with two games remaining in a thrilling finale to the promotion race.

Championship

Championship: Newcastle Crowned Champions And Blackburn Relegated On Nerve-Shredding Final Day (Photos & Video)

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With the top spot and the final relegation berth still on the line going into the finalmatch, the Championship certainly delivered in terms of last day jitters at both end of the table.

Newcastle were finally crowned champions of a league they were supposed to walk, hammering Barnsley 3-0 while fellow contenders Brighton succumbed to a late equaliser against Aston Villa to finish up in second.

Brighton: EFL Promise To Replace Anthony Knockaert’s Misspelled ‘Championship Player Of The Year’ Award

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The EFL are in the process of sending Anthony Knockaert a replacement 'Player of the Year' trophy after managing to misspell the Brighton forward's name on the original award.

Knockaert was crowned 'Championship Player of the Year' at the EFL Awards in London earlier this month, but was photographed holding a trophy with the name 'Anthony Knockeart' engraved upon it.

Championship: Brighton ‘Keeper David Stockdale Scores Two Almost Identical Own-Goals In Space Of 20 Minutes (Video)

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Brighton missed out on the chance to clinch the Championship title on Friday night after slumping to a 2-0 defeat against Norwich at Carrow Road.

It proved to be a naffold night for Seagulls goalkeeper David Stockdale who technically scored both of Norwich's goals, and all in the space of 20 first-half minutes.

4-2-3-1 vs Brighton: Leeds United predicted starting XI, Team News, Key Stats

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Leeds United vs Brighton Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of this week’s Championship fixture.

Leeds United vs Brighton
Championship 2016/17
18th March, 17:30 pm BST
Elland Road, Leeds
How to follow: BBC local radio

Leeds dropped two crucial points in their last game against QPR as they were held to a 0-0 draw.

Championship Round up: League Table, Results, Top scorers after round 37

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Brighton and Hove Albion levelled on points with Newcastle United at the top (separated only by the goal difference) after winning 3-0 against Derby County.

It was a strong performance from Chis Hughton’s side who dominated the game from start to finish. The defeat, however, proved costly for Derby, who lost seven of their last 13 Championship games.

4-4-2 vs Brighton: Nottingham Forest predicted starting line up, Team News, Key Stats

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Nottingham Forest vs Brighton Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of weekend’s Championship fixture.

Nottingham Forest vs Brighton
Championship 2016/17
04th March, 15:00 pm BST
City Ground, Nottingham
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Nottingham Forest, 18th in the Championship, brought an end to their three match winning streak with a 0-0 draw at Wigan.

Newcastle Seize Back Control Of Championship Title Race With Flukiest Goal Of The Season So Far (Video)

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Mohamed Diame's face says it all.

Newcastle wrested back control of the Championship title race with a 2-1 victory over Brighton at the AMEX on Tuesday night a result that saw the two sides swap places at the summit of the table once again.

Having trailed to a Glenn Murray penalty for the majority of the match, the Toon scored twice late onto snaffle the victory and reclaim the top spot from their defeated hosts.

Brighton Go Top Of Championship With Amazing Win

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Brighton went back to the top of the Championship tonight with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday at home after an amazing game. The score was 1-1 after 64 minutes when Glenn Murray was sent off after he intentionally stopped Loovens' shot going into the net with his hand. He was given a red card [..

Chris Hughton Has Warning For Newcastle

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Brighton finally lost a game at Preston on Saturday and Chris admitted that the home sidewere the better team on the day and deserved their 2-0 win. But Brighton missed a penalty and with a bit of luck could have still got something out of the game. But they didn't and that allowed [...]

Championship: Steve Sidwell Nets Wonder Goal From Centre Circle As Brighton Beat Bristol City (Video)

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Championship high-flyers Brighton secured yet another win, away to Bristol City on Saturday, with midfielder Steve Sidwell scoring an incredible goal from inside the centre circle.

Sidwell's wonder-strike came after just 13 minutes of the second-tier clash at Ashton Gate, with the former Arsenal and Chelsea man (sounds strange to say it out loud, doesn't it?

Middlesbrough are back in the Premier League

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Middlesbrough will be playing in the Premier League for the 2016/17 season after they drew 1-1 against Brighton and Hove Albion at the Riverside.

Cristhian Stuani ended a run of 1013 minutes in all competitions without a goal for Middlesbrough (16 hours & 53 mins) after tapping home for the home side in the 19th minute to set Boro on their way to a decisive point.

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beIN SPORTS to stream 3 Championship games on final day of season

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The final day of the 2016/17 Championship regular season is this Sunday with all 12 games kicking off at the same time. For viewers in the United States, three of the 12 matches will be shown live via the beIN SPORTS Connect streaming platform.

All three games streamed have major implications on the final table.

beIN SPORTS to stream 3 Championship games on final day of season

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The final day of the 2016/17 Championship regular season is this Sunday with all 12 games kicking off at the same time. For viewers in the United States, three of the 12 matches will be shown live via the beIN SPORTS Connect streaming platform.

All three games streamed have major implications on the final table.

Newcastle United

Brighton Lose 1-0 – Magpies Within One Point Of Seagulls

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For the second game in a row, since they won promotion by beating Wigan 2-1 at home on 17thApril Brighton have lost a game this time at home 1-0 to Bristol City, who are nowsafe from relegation That will make it very interesting in the very last game a week tomorrow because if Brighton [...]

Newcastle Fans Express Their Frustrations On Twitter

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We dropped 2 points late into stoppage time last night to allow Leeds United to snatch a 1-1 draw and Brighton gain another two points on us they are on 89 points to we have 85 points after a poor run of 9 points from our last 7 games since we won at Huddersfield [...]

Newcastle 2 Wigan 1 – Video Of All 3 Goals

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Newcastle beat Wigan 2-1 at home, Brighton beat Blackburn 1-0 at home and Burton Albion beat Huddersfield away so wemanaged to gain 3 points on the 3rd placed side. We are now on 81 points after 39 games, one point ahead of Brighton and 10 points ahead of Huddersfield. Here are the three goals fromtoday.

4-2-3-1 v Brighton: Benitez without these 3 Newcastle players for vital clash; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Brighton vs Newcastle Team News, Possible Lineups & Live Stream Info ahead of tonight’s Championship fixture.

Brighton vs Newcastle
English Championship 2016/17
28th February, 19:45 pm BST
Falmer Stadium, Brighton
Live Stream: Watch Brighton vs Newcastle live on Sky Sports 1

Brighton host Newcastle United in the Championship tonight and it promises to be a cracking contest.

Where to find Brighton vs. Newcastle on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Brighton vs. Newcastle, you’ve come to the right place.

Today’s match between Brighton and Newcastle features a top of the table clash, which could have a saying on who will end up as the Championship title winner. Brighton is on 71 points, while Newcastle is in second with 70.

Are Brighton Edging Out Newcastle As Championship Favorites?

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It wasn't long ago that Brighton were 2 points ahead of us with a game in hand, so we could have gone 5 points behind Brighton who had a good habit of winning their games. At the same time Newcastle were struggling without Jonjo Shelvey and we lost at home to Sheffield Wednesday on Boxing [...]

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Ruben Loftus-Cheek to demand move away from Chelsea

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Shit Football Kits: Brighton & Hove Albion Pair Stripy Shirt With Matching Stripy Shorts, 1991-93 (Photo)

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By and large, Brighton & Hove Albion have been playing in blue and white stripes for well over 100 years some 113 years to be exact.

In that time, only once did theSeagulls venture to extend their famous two-tone livery south of the waistband, and now we know why.

During the giddy halcyon days of the early 1990s, Brighton bashed out a home strip that coupled a stripy shirt with matchingstripy shorts.