Brighton & Hove Albion FC 2023/24 Players, Squad, History, Stadium, Kit, and more

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Players, Squad, History, Stadium, Kit, and more

Brighton & Hove Albion FC is a professional football club based in the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, England. Founded in 1901, and nicknamed the “Seagulls” or “Albion”, Brighton played their early professional football in the Southern League before being elected to the Football League in 1920.

Brighton & Hove Albion play its matches at Falmer Stadium, but is popularly known as American Express Community Stadium, or simply Amex because of the sponsorship, which has a capacity of 35,750 seats, and which succeeded Withdean Stadium, the sports venue used by the club between 1999 and 2011 and which has a capacity of 8850 spectators. Its official colors are blue and white.

Nicknamed the “Seagulls” or “Albion”, Brighton began their professional games in the Southern League, before being elected to play in the Football League in 1920. The club rose to greater prominence in the late 1970s and early 1920s. 80, precisely between 1979 and 1983, when it rose to the English First Division and reached the 1983 FA Cup Final, losing the final to Manchester United. Soon after, they were relegated to the English Second Division, now known as the EFL Sky Bet Championship.

Mismanagement over the next few years pushed Brighton into the lower divisions, to the point where they almost left the Football League for the Conference, but they managed to avoid it in the 1997 and 1998 seasons. A boardroom takeover saved the team from the sale off; soon after, promotions followed until the team reached the EFL Sky Bet Championship in 2002 since then the team has figured between the third and second divisions of English football.

On the 17th of April 2017, Brighton sealed their access to the Premier League after 34 years, after 3 falls in the play-offs. It will be the club’s first participation in the new format of the competition.

In this article, you will get to know about Brighton & Hove Albion FC 2023/24 Players, Squad, History, Stadium, Nickname, Kit, and more.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Profile summary

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Profile
TeamBrighton & Hove Albion Football Club
Nickname(s)The Seagulls, Albion
Home StadiumFalmer Stadium
Stadium Capacity31,800
LeaguePremier League 2022–23
ManagerGraham Potter

Brighton & Hove Albion FC History

Founded on August 21, 1901, Brighton took its first steps in professional football in the Southern Football League, where it played continuously until moving to the Football League in 1920. They won an FA Super Cup in 1910 by beating Aston Villa, not at Today is the only trophy won by the club. With the outbreak of the First World War, many players were drafted to serve on the Western Front and the team’s activity was suspended for four years.

Admitted to the English Football League in 1920, the club played for thirty years in the Third Division South, the southern group of the third division of English football, first gaining access to the Second Division in 1958 thanks to a 5-0 victory against the Watford. The stay in the Second Division lasted only three years, and in 1963 the team failed to avoid relegation to the Fourth Division for the first time. The purchase of former English international Bobby Smith helped revive the fortunes of the club that in a few years regained the second category and in 1978, managed on the bench by Alan Mullery, achieved its first historical promotion to the top flight.

Brighton managed to maintain the category for four consecutive years between 1979 and 1983, obtaining the best result of 13th place in the 1981-1982 season. A particularly important placement was achieved in 1983, the year the team reached the FA Cup final for the first time, losing to Manchester Utd after a replay; the same year the team was relegated. In 1987, the Seagulls fell back to the Third Division, but the stay in the third series lasted only one season.

Four years later, in 1991, Brighton was beaten by Notts County in the play-off for promotion to the last season of the old First Division, before the arrival of the Premier League. During the following decade, economic problems forced the Gaviotas to play between the Second and Third Divisions. Club mismanagement brought Brighton close to relegation from the Football League to the Conference, i.e. relegation from professional to amateur football, barely avoided in 1997 and 1998. The club was forced to be relegated to the fourth tier for the first time in forty years and to sell its stadium, the Goldstone Ground, home to the team’s home games since 1902.

The change in corporate leadership passed to businessman Dick Knight, saved Brighton from bankruptcy. The economic stability achieved allowed the team to return after several years to the second level of English football in 2002, thanks to three promotions in a row.

After another relegation to League One in 2006, the 2010–2011 season saw Brighton finish top of the table and return to the Championship again six years after their last appearance.

After losing three play-off semi-finals in four years between 2013 and 2016 (the first against Crystal Palace), on April 17, 2017, after beating Wigan 2-1, they obtained the arithmetic certainty of promotion to the Premier. League with three days for the end of the championship, which ended in second place. The season in the highest category, the first in 34 years, ended in 15th place in the standings with 39 points, seven points more than the first of those relegated. Even in the following two seasons, the Seagulls managed to maintain the category, achieving two quiet general saves.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Home Stadium

From 1901 to 1997, Brighton played at the historic Goldstone Ground, before the club was forced to sell the stadium in 1997 due to financial problems affecting the company. Thus, the team moved to Priestfield Stadium in Gillingham for two years, before the mobilization of the fans returned the club’s headquarters to the city, where the old Withdean Stadium had been used since 1999, pending the completion of a new installation. The current stadium is 2011 the Falmer Stadium, also known as AMEX Community Stadium after the name of the sponsor American Express.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC Home Stadium
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Brighton & Hove Albion FC Kit

The team’s historic uniform is in blue-white vertical stripes, adopted in 1905. From 1964 to 1970 they opted for a completely blue shirt, which was later revived in the club’s heyday, in the Eighties and, more recently, in the 2020-21 season.

Here is Brighton & Hove Albion 2023/24 Kit, Home, Away, and Third Jersey by Nike.

Who are Brighton & Hove Albion FC 2023/24 Players, Squad?

Here are Brighton & Hove Albion FC 2023/24 Players. Have a look.

Jason SteeleGoalkeeper
Tom McGillGoalkeeper
Tariq LampteyDefender
Adam WebsterDefender
Lewis DunkDefender
Jan Paul van HeckeDefender
Pervis EstupiñánDefender
Joël VeltmanDefender
Solly MarchMidfielder
Pascal GroßMidfielder
Adam LallanaMidfielder
Jakub ModerMidfielder
Kaoru MitomaMidfielder
Billy GilmourMidfielder
Facundo BuonanotteMidfielder
Jack HinshelwoodMidfielder
Danny WelbeckForward
Julio EncisoForward
Evan FergusonForward
João PedroForward
James MilnerMidfielder
Mahmoud DahoudMidfielder
Simon AdingraForward
Bart VerbruggenGoalkeeper
Kacper KozlowskiMidfielder
Igor JulioDefender
Carlos BalebaMidfielder
Ansu FatiForward
Joshua DuffusForward

Who is the Brighton & Hove Albion FC captain?

Lewis Dunk is the captain of the team.

Brighton & Hove Albion FC captain

Have a look at the profile summary of Brighton & Hove Albion FC’s current captain.

Profile summary

  • Name: Lewis Dunk
  • Date of birth/Age: Nov 21, 1991 (30)
  • Place of birth: Brighton
  • Citizenship: England
  • Height: 1,92 m
  • Position: Centre-Back
  • Agent: ICM Stellar Sports
  • Former International: England
  • Caps/Goals: 1 / 0

Brighton & Hove Albion FC world rankings

World Ranking #59

Brighton & Hove Albion FC trophies

Club Domestic
ChampionshipRunner-up2016/2017, 1978/1979
League OneWinner2010/2011, 2001/2002
League TwoWinner2000/2001
FA CupRunner-up1982/1983
Community ShieldWinner1910/1911


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