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Chris Hughton urges Brighton to believe in Manchester City semi

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton underlined the importance of belief after they were handed an FA Cup semi-final tie with Manchester City.
Anthony Knockaert celebrates his spectacular goal to restore Brighton's lead at Selhurst Park. ACTION IMAGES

Chris Hughton hails Brighton spirit as Anthony Knockaert strikes downs Palace

Chris Hughton praised a "manly" performance from Brighton and Hove Albion as they edged closer to Premier League survival with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace.
Leon Balogun

Brighton’s Leon Balogun could miss Fulham clash

The Nigeria international center back had been tipped by almost everyone to play his second game in the Emirates FA Cup against West Brom but wasn’t even included in the 18-man squad.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Chris Hughton praises Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his record-breaking start at Manchester United

Brighton and Hove Albion boss Chris Hughton has praised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for his record-breaking start at Manchester United.
Alexis Sanchez

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Alexis Sanchez set for Manchester United return, Marouane Fellaini out ‘long...

Alexis Sanchez is ready to return for Manchester United but Marouane Fellaini has been ruled out with what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has described as a "long-term" injury, amid speculation over the player's future at the club.
Mohamed Salah

Andy Robertson defends Mo Salah amid diving accusations

Liverpool full-back Andy Robertson defended Mohamed Salah, saying any accusations of diving aimed at the forward were "desperation".
Leon Balogun

Brighton ‘narrow win’ over Everton excites Leon Bologun

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is excited that Brighton Hove Albion finished 2018 with a win after beating Everton on Saturday.
Mat Ryan

Mat Ryan: Arsenal showed their frailties at Amex Stadium

Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan felt Arsenal were "there for the taking" and showed some of their "frailties" during their 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun warns Premier League defenders to be wary of Chelsea’s Eden Hazard

Brighton’s players were so impressed with Eden Hazard’s performance against them on Sunday that the squad were left admiring the “unbelievable” forward after their 2-1 loss to Chelsea at the Amex Stadium.
Eden Hazard doubles Chelsea’s lead at Brighton’s Amex Stadium having set up the first goal for Pedro. Mike Hewitt-Getty Images

Maurizio Sarri backs Eden Hazard to thrive as ‘false nine’

Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard can thrive in the ‘false nine’ role after the Belgium playmaker inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton on Sunday.
Chris Hughton

Chris Hughton tasks Leon Balogun, Brighton teammates ahead Chelsea clash

Brighton and Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton has tasked w and his defenders to step up to the challenge they will face when they host Chelsea at the Amex stadium on Sunday.
Chris Hughton

Brighton’s Chris Hughton regrets ‘poor penalty’ conceded against Leicester City

Brighton & Hove Albion head coach, Chris Hughton, says he has no problem with the penalty kick awarded against his side in Saturday’s 1-1 home draw against Leicester City following a bad challenge on Nigeria forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, inside the box.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun’s limited Brighton role won’t affect the Super Eagles

Former Nigeria international Yisa Sofoluwe has backed Leon Balogun to put his frustration for lack of playing time at his Club behind him and deliver good performance for the Super Eagles as they take on Bafana Bafana on Saturday.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun benched again in Brighton’s defeat to Cardiff

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun watched from the bench as Cardiff fought back from a goal down to trash his Club Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 in the English premier league game on Saturday.
Glenn Murray celebrates after opening the scoring for Brighton against Wolves. Photo by Steve Bardens-Getty Images

Glenn Murray gives Brighton win over Wolves

Brighton & Hove Albion striker Glenn Murray bounced back with a poacher's goal after being carried off on a stretcher a week ago to clinch a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in a pulsating Premier League clash on Saturday.

Gary Neville: Manchester United need ‘a big game’

Gary Neville says Manchester United need "a big game" to get back on track after defeat to Brighton ahead of Monday's clash against Tottenham.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun proud of Brighton’s showing in defeat to Liverpool

Brighton & Hove Albion defender, Leon Balogun, says that the team can be proud of their efforts in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Liverpool at the Anfield Stadium.
Leon Balogun

Leon Balogun urges Brighton consistency after win over Manchester United

Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun believes that the Seagulls have set the standard for their performances in the 2018/19 campaign with Sunday’s win over Manchester United at the Amex Stadium.

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FCT elections: APC wins Kwali chairmanship supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the chairmanship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Danladi Chiya, winner of the supplementary poll for Kwali Area Council, FCT.
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Police use water cannons against teachers’ protest in Morocco

Police in Morocco's capital Rabat has used water cannons to disperse thousands of young teachers protesting for better work conditions.
[FILES] A man has his thumb print verified through the window to vote at a polling station in Kano, commercial capital of northern Nigeria, on February 23, 2019. – Nigeria began counting votes in presidential elections, even as many people had yet to even cast their ballot because of delays in the opening of polling units and problems with staffing and technology. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) last week announced a one-week delay to the election, just hours before it was due to get under way. The presidential contest will see incumbent Muhammadu Buhari (APC) seek to win a second four-year term against former vice president Atiku Abubakar (PDP). (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

CDD: Vote buying, violence marred supplementary polls

The Centre for Democracy and Development’s (CDD) Election Analysis Centre (EAC) has said that despite repeated assurances from the authorities, Saturday’s supplementary elections in parts of the country were marred by attacks against journalists, observers and voters apart from widespread vote buying and selling.

Taraba elections: PDP wins Ussa supplementary poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the PDP Candidate Timothy Anderifun, Winner of the just concluded supplementary state constituency rerun election in Ussa local government area of Taraba state.