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Brighton snap up experienced Schelotto

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London (AFP) – Much-travelled defender Ezequiel Schelotto will provide the experience struggling Premier League newboys Brighton need said their manager Chris Hughton after he signed on Thursday from Portuguese outfit Sporting Lisbon.

The 28-year-old right-back - born in Argentina but a naturalised Italian who won one cap for the senior side - signed a three year contract for an undisclosed fee with ‘The Seagulls’ who become his ninth club.

Chris Hughton delighted as Brighton’s attacking options improve

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Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton will be a happy man going into the Watford game on Saturday as the club’s attacking options improve markedly.

Glen Murray, who missed Brighton’s 1-0 win over Barnet in the English League Cup on Tuesday due to an ankle knock, is set to return to the first team.

Brighton sign Colombia winger Izquierdo in record deal

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London (AFP) – Premier League newboys Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday signed Colombia international winger Jose Izquierdo from Club Brugge in Belgium for an undisclosed fee on a four-year deal, the English club announced.

Brighton had agreed terms with Brugge and Izquierdo more than a week ago, but had to apply for work permit clearance in order to secure a UK work visa and register the transfer, which breaks the club’s record fee paid for the third time this summer.

Brighton sign Colombia winger Izquierdo in record deal

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London (AFP) – Premier League newboys Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday signed Colombia international winger Jose Izquierdo from Club Brugge in Belgium for an undisclosed fee on a four-year deal, the English club announced.

Brighton had agreed terms with Brugge and Izquierdo more than a week ago, but had to apply for work permit clearance in order to secure a UK work visa and register the transfer, which breaks the club’s record fee paid for the third time this summer.

Brighton on brink of club record Izquierdo signing

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London (AFP) – Premier League newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion are on the verge of signing Colombia winger Jose Izquierdo from Belgian side Club Brugge, Seagulls manager Chris Hughton said Thursday.

Brighton broke their transfer record by signing Dutch midfielder Davy Propper for a reported fee of around £6 million ($7.

Brighton on brink of club record Izquierdo signing

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London (AFP) – Premier League newcomers Brighton and Hove Albion are on the verge of signing Colombia winger Jose Izquierdo from Belgian side Club Brugge, Seagulls manager Chris Hughton said Thursday.

Brighton broke their transfer record by signing Dutch midfielder Davy Propper for a reported fee of around £6 million ($7.

Brighton sign Austrian defender Suttner

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London (AFP) – Austrian international full-back Markus Suttner became Premier League debutants Brighton’s third signing of the close season on Thursday after joining from German outfit Ingolstadt.

The 30-year-old spent the majority of his career at Austria Vienna before moving to Germany and has signed a three-year contract with Brighton for an undisclosed fee.

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.

Liam Ridgewell Goes on Loan to Championship Side Brighton

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The Portland Timbers have allowed defender Liam Ridgewell to go on loan to English Championship side Brighton & Hove Albion. Ridgewell will be with Brighton until mid-February, helping the injury-riddled side in their bid to return be promoted to the Premiership before returning to the Timbers in time for the Simple Invitational preseason tournament.

This Is What Leicester Manager Expects Newcastle Fans To Do

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Nigel Pearson was appointed an assistant coachat Newcastle in October, 2006 by Glenn Roeder to replace the departed Kevin Bond, and Nigel stayed onntil February of 2008, after Sam Allardyce had been fired and replaced by Kevin Keegan, and Kevin brought in Chris Hughton that month. Nigel Pearson - while at Newcastle with Kevin Keegan [.

David Moyes Hot Favorite To Be Next Newcastle Manager

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If it's true that Mike Ashley tried to hire David Moyes twice once when Kevin Keegan left the club in September of 2008, and then again when Chris Hughton was ruthlessly sacked in December of 2010, then there's a good chance that if the last three results are as bad as the previous five [...]

Chris Hughton – I Was Totally Confident

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Being a manager in the Premier League is certainly a ruthless business, and with the increased pay-out to Premier League clubs over the next three years, it's not going to get any easier, and probably will only get worse with managers continually being fired. Chris Hughton in happier times when Norwich manager PL clubs [.

A Race that never ends

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Chris Hughton's dismissal from Norwich City yesterday was the ninth sacking in the Premier League this season.

Eight of the twenty teams have fired their managers since the campaign began last August, Fulham have pulled the trigger twice (on Martin Jol and Rene Meulensteen) and the result is a tableau of carnage with only six clubs employing the same coach they had in 2012.

Norwich Sack Chris Hughton – Why Now?

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In a sign of pure panic, Norwich City have sacked Chris Hughton and his backroom staff with just five games left in the season. The Canaries announced their youth coach Neil Adams, who guided the young Canaries to FA Youth Cup glory last year, has been named first-team manager.

After losing 1-0 ay home to West Brom at the weekend, Norwich have a five-point lead over third from bottom Fulham, who they pay this weekend.

Norwich City Sack Manager Chris Hughton and Appoint Neil Adams as Replacement

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Norwich City have sacked manager Chris Hughton with immediate effect.

The Canaries announced today that Hughton and coaches Colin Calderwood and Paul Trollope have been sacked, and that Neil Adams has been appointed as first team manager.

A statement from the club explained why they made the decision:

"The Norwich City Board has taken the decision to give the Club the maximum chance to secure the points required between now and the end of the season to ensure retention of our Barclays Premier League status.

Norwich City Are Taking A Calculated Risk By Sticking With Chris Hughton

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Chris Hughton is by all accounts one of the nicest men in English football. His demeanor and actions as a gentleman have made neutrals like I root for his sides whenever the clubs we support are not playing against a team he manages. As a fan of his, I was very excited by the signings made this summer by Norwich — players who seemingly could transform the Canaries into contenders for a European place.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool, Gameweek 16: Open Thread

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The pressure continues to mount on Premier League managers today as David Moyes, Chris Hughton and Andre Villas-Boas will be looking for their sides to win today to take pressure off their shoulders with mounting expectations.

With Arsenal's defeat yesterday and the Premier League title race opening up, Manchester United have an opportunity to close the gap between them and the league leaders with a victory against Villa today.

Six Highlights Of Alan Pardew’s Newcastle Career – So Far

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Alan Pardew was appointed manager of Newcastle United on December 7th, 2010, after Chris Hughton had been ruthlessly fired by Newcastle owner Mike Ashley. Alan Pardew Newcastle United manager And Alan did reasonably well in that season as we finished 12th top and the next season we were 5th top and Alan won [.

Norwich City Game Could Be Banana Skin

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Most of the lads will be training over the next week and getting ready for the next test for Newcastle, which is a home game against Norwich City, and since that's a game we should win it could be a banana skin. Chris Hughton coming back to Newcastle on November 23rd With the [...]

A New Desire And Spirit The Key For Newcastle

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Newcastle now have three Premier League road wins this season at Aston Villa, Cardiff City and Tottenham, and that's one more away win than we had all of last season, when the extra Europa League games simply decimated our squad, and we just escaped a shock relegation to the Championship. Chris Hughton coming to [.

Arsenal vs Norwich: Gunners Projected Lineup against Canaries Includes Ozil and Cazorla

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Arsenal heads into week eight of the English Premier League campaign at the top of the table and level on points with Liverpool at 16. While Arsene Wenger was criticized mercilessly over the summer by the press, his decision only to buy a few key pieces during the transfer window looks more and more of a classic shrew move by the wise old Frenchman.

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The Frightening Future World Of The Premier League

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In the Chronicle yesterday there was a very good report about Sky Monday Night Football pundits Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville and how they talked about Brighton being promoted. Let's be brief it's a great achievement for Chris Hughton and he deserves all the accolades he is getting as is his balanced team.

Chris Hughton – I Will Never Forget My Time At Newcastle

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Chris Hughton was at Newcastle for about three years after joining Kevin Keegan in February, 2008. In his last 18 months on Tyneside he took over the side in the summer of 2009 after we had just been relegated and then brilliantly managed the side to promotion with 102 points and 30 wins in the [...]

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 [...]

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Chris Hughton Fired As Norwich City Manager

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Bad news today for Chris Hughton and assistant manager Colin Calderwood as Chris was fired today following Norwich's 1-0 home defeat by fellow stragglers West Brom on Saturday. Chris Hughton fired as Norwich manager Norwich City announced the firing today on their web-site, and this si some of what was posted: Norwich City can [.

STILL CONFIDENT

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Norwich city's Robert Snodgrass has failed to score in eight matches for the club, but this will not deter his confidence according to the 26-year-old. Apart from failing to score from open play, Snodgrass also failed to score a penalty in the match against Aston Villa. Norwich went on to lose this encounter 1-0 and he was heavily criticised for taking the penalty ahead of experienced Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

Arsenal vs Norwich: 3 Gunners to Watch

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Arsenal sit at the top of the English Premier League table as they play host to Norwich City this weekend at the Emirates in a match that they will be heavily favored to win.

However, that has been said before and many pundits have had to eat their words, but the current form of Arsene Wenger's charges merits their favoring for all three points.

Thoughts On Tactics And Starting Eleven Against Norwich

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It's an interesting coincidence that Arsenal are playing Norwich in the 8th game of the season because the same thing happened last year. Only, that game was at Carrow Road. The Canaries were winless going into that game but ground out a win against an Arsenal team that had all the possession but 'lacked sharpness'.

Thoughts On Tactics And Starting Eleven Against Norwich

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It's an interesting coincidence that Arsenal are playing Norwich in the 8th game of the season because the same thing happened last year. Only, that game was at Carrow Road. The Canaries were winless going into that game but ground out a win against an Arsenal team that had all the possession but 'lacked sharpness'.

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Norwich City vs Newcastle United match banter!

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Venue: Carrow Road, Norwich. Date: Tues 28th Dec, 2013. Kick off: 7.45pm. Referee: UK TV: None. Hello, good evening and welcome to my last match banter! Please forgive me if it doesn't follow the usual script but this piece is really just a way of saying thankyou and farewell to everyone who has read and [.

Norwich City vs Newcastle United match banter!

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Venue: Carrow Road, Norwich. Date: Tues 28th Dec, 2013. Kick off: 7.45pm. Referee: UK TV: None. Hello, good evening and welcome to my last match banter! Please forgive me if it doesn't follow the usual script but this piece is really just a way of saying thankyou and farewell to everyone who has read and [.

Mr.Average: What is Alan Pardew’s average season performance?

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The 9th December marked the third anniversary of Alan Pardew's appointment as Newcastle United manager, with the 11th being the third anniversary of his first game in charge, a 3-1 victory over Kenny Dalglish's Liverpool. So, bearing that in mind, I thought I would look at Pardew's 113 Premier League games, crunch some numbers and [.

Mr.Average: What is Alan Pardew’s average season performance?

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The 9th December marked the third anniversary of Alan Pardew's appointment as Newcastle United manager, with the 11th being the third anniversary of his first game in charge, a 3-1 victory over Kenny Dalglish's Liverpool. So, bearing that in mind, I thought I would look at Pardew's 113 Premier League games, crunch some numbers and [.

Newcastle United vs Norwich City mega match preview

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Venue: St James' Park, Newcastle. Date: Sat 23rd Nov, 2013. Kick off: 3.00pm. Referee: Mike Dean. UK TV: None. Chris Hughton's Norwich City seem to be a team in transition at the moment. Despite bringing in quite a few new players in the last transfer window and very creditable 11th and 12th placed finishes in [.

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Wilson joins Brighton on loan

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Brighton and Hove Albion have confirmed that James Wilson has signed for the club on a year long loan. Their manager, Chris Hughton, is delighted to have the deal done.

We have been keen to add a striker, and James has been our number one target for some time, so we are absolutely delighted to have completed the deal.

Football League 2015/16: The Story so far – Hull City, Gillingham, Coventry City and Plymouth lead the way

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With the international break taking attention away from the Premier League, let's dip into the lower leagues and take a look at the story so far around the soon-to-be-rebrandedFootball...

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Official: Brighton Legend Bobby Zamora Rejoins Seagulls On One-Year Deal

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12 years after playing his last game for Brighton & Hove Albion, veteran striker Bobby Zamora is back on the Sussex coast, after penning a new one-year deal with the Seagulls.

The 34-year-old lined out for Brighton between 2000 and 2003, banging in a superb 83 goals in just 136 games and cultivating legendary status with the local fans in the process.

Top 10 candidates to be the next Norwich City manager

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Following the sacking of Canaries boss Chris Hughton we look at who might replace him and become the new Norwich manager. 1. Malky Mackay An former player with a successful track record in management but is currently out of work, Mackay seems like the obvious candidate. If he sorts out his legal wrangling with Cardiff [.

Manchester City: Why Being Dropped May Help Joe Hart

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It may seem curious that a side can win as emphatically as 7-0, yet find their goalkeeper - or rather the man who wasn't between the sticks - was still the centre of attention.

So it was as Manchester City continued the curious pattern of this season; imperious at home, struggling away. Their travel sickness, however, is nothing compared to that of their East Anglian opponents.