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A look back at season and times past for Brighton and Hove Albion
2016/17 Season Review - Part Two
Those old jokes about how to stop a Seagull choking never get old do they? And they were put firmly to bed in the second half of the 2016-17 season as the Albion secured promotion with three games remaining to round off the most memorable campaign in a generation. We're on our way.
2016/17 Season Review - Part One
This season surely couldn't be as good as the last one, could it? There had to be some sort of hangover from missing out on promotion by two goals? Well, no as it turned out as the Albion finally achieved the dream of Premier League football. Relive it with part one of our Season Review.
2015/16 Season Review - Part Two
January started with a wobble but once a 4-1 defeat at Cardiff was out of the way it was goals, goals, goals and wins, wins, wins right up until the crucial month of May as the Albion came so close to achieving the dream of Premier League Football. Here is the second part of our Season Review.
2015/16 Season Review - Part One
If you'd have said before the season that Brighton would be unbeaten for their first 22 games of 2015/16, we'd have demanded to try whatever it was you'd been smoking. Yet that is exactly what happened. The first part of our 2015/16 Season Review confirms it wasn't all just a dream.
2014/15 Season Review - Part Two
Chris Hughton was the man charged with securing survival in the Championship after the disastrous Sami Hyypia reign and a good start through January, February and March did that. April on the other hand was sleep-inducing, with one goal from the final eight games and no wins.
2014/15 Season Review - Part One
Another season, another new manager. This time Sami Hyypia was the man charged with taking Brighton out of the Championship. Perhaps somebody should have mentioned it was out of the front door rather than the back though? Here is part one of our 2014/15 review.
2013/14 Season Review - Part One
A summer of turmoil and just two permanent signings meant that new manager Oscar Garcia had his hands slightly tied going into 2013/14. But he was in no doubt the play offs were once again the aim and the Spaniard set about achieving that in the first part of 2013/14.
The Gus Poyet Years
After just short of four years, Gus Poyet's reign as Brighton and Hove Albion manager has come to an inglorious end. Despite the way it's finished, it's been one of the most successful periods in Albion history. We take a look back at our time on board the Gus Bus.
2012/13 Season Review - Part Two
The Albion were of the Championship's form teams in the second half of 2012/13, storming into the play off places, hammering Crystal Palace 3-0 in a St Patricks Day massacre and even tripping up referees. But come the middle of May it all ended in tears. And poo.
2012/13 Season Review - Part One
Three full internationals signed, players who have spent the last few years of their careers in La Liga - despite having only the "14th best budget" in the division, Brighton and Hove Albion were ready for business in 2012/13. Part one of our review of the most successful season for 30 years.
2011/12 Season Review - Part Two
A much improved second half of the season saw Albion transformed from a side sliding down the table and unable to score away from home to one challenging for a play-off spot. It featured arrests, last minute goals galore, that man Vicente and a highest finish in 20 years.
2011/12 Season Review - Part One
After years of battling, The Amex Stadium finally opened and what a start to our first season back in the Championship it was. The good times obviously couldn't last and it was a pretty limp end to 2011 but the first half of the 2011-12 season produced memories that will last a life time.
The Withdean Years Part Three - 2007-2011
The concluding part of our look back at the Withdean Years features Russell Slade's great escape heroics, plus the moment that could be seen in years to come as the catalyst for some of the most glorious times in the clubs history - the arrival of a certain Gus Poyet as manager.
The Withdean Years Part Two - 2003-2007
Part two of The Withdean Years takes a look back at 2003-2007. Despite featuring a successful play-off campaign and avoidance of relegation from the Championship, it will be remembered as the start of the barren years with 2005-06 being the catalyst for four years of forgettable football.
The Withdean Years Part One - 1999-2003
The first part of our look back at Brighton and Hove Albion' tenancy at Withdean Stadium focuses on 1999-2003 - the clubs most successful while playing at the athletics track with two divisional titles won and a memorable and ultimately unsuccessful battle against relegation from the second tier.
2010/11 Season Review - Part Two
Top of the table Albion's march to the League One title and the FA Cup Fifth Round is covered in the second part of our 2010/11 season review, featuring January, February, that record-breaking March and the promotion and title parties of April and May.
2010/11 Season Review - Part One
2010/11 was a magnificent season in every sense as the Albion romped to the League One title. In the first part of our review, we take a look back at August through to December as the Albion stole a march to top of the table in entertaining fashion.
2009/10 Season Review - Part Two
The second and final part of our review of the 2009/10 season makes much better reading than the first. From the spirited performance at Aston Villa to the fantastic performances through February and March that moved the Albion into the safety of mid table - and only five red cards this time!
2009/10 Season Review - Part One
We take a look back at the first five months of the season which yielded seven red cards and constant flirtation with the relegation zone. Grim reading it may be as disappointment followed disappointment followed by comedy moment (Southampton away aside!)