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Club information: Brighton & Hove Albion

Club information: Brighton & Hove Albion
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Club information page for Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club.

Full name: Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club

Nicknames: The Seagulls, Albion

Founded: June 24, 1901

Owners: Tony Bloom

Stadium (capacity): Falmer Stadium (30,750)

Most appearances: Ernie Wilson (566)

Most league appearances: Ernie Wilson (509)

Most goals: Tommy Cook (123)

Most league goals: Tommy Cook (114)

Oldest player: Dave Beasant (44 years 45 days vs. Grimsby Town, Division One, May 4 2003)

Youngest player: Jake Forster-Caskey (16 years 13 days vs. Yeovil Town, May 8 2010)

Biggest win: 14-2 vs. Brighton Amateurs (FA Cup, October 4 1902)

Biggest league win: 9-1 vs. Newport County (Division Three South, April 18 1951), 9-1 vs. Southend United (Division Three, November 27 1965)

Biggest defeat: 9-0 vs. Middlesbrough (Division Two, August 23 1958)

Highest transfer fee paid: £20m - Adam Webster from Bristol City (August 3, 2019)

Highest transfer fee received: £8m - Leonardo Ulloa to Leicester City (July 22, 2014)


Third Division/League One (3): 1957–58, 2001–02, 2010–11

Fourth Division/League Two (2): 1964–65, 2000–01

Southern League (1): 1909-10

Charity Shield/Community Shield (1): 1910

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