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18 July 2014

Brighton & Hove Albion concluded their pre-season tour against Real Betis yesterday and their progress over the last nine days has been followed closely by the club’s media team.

Follow the links below to watch, read and view all of the content on and Seagulls Player from the first half of the trip.

SOLLY RELISHING SPAIN TRIP: Solly March talked about how much he was looking forward to the tour the day before departure. 

GALLERY: SPAIN TRAINING: Club photographer Paul Hazlewood pictured the team going through their paces during the first training sessions at the Pinatar Arena.

CROFTS: ALBION COMING TOGETHER: Andrew Crofts spoke of the unity at the club.

JAKE: GOOD VIBES: Jake Forster-Caskey discussed the good feeling around the squad in Spain.

HYYPIA REFLECTS ON FIRST DAY OF TOUR: Albion’s manager gave his verdict on how the tour was going to Seagulls Player.

CROFTS ON COMEBACK TRAIL IN SPAIN: Exclusive Seagulls Player interview with Andrew Crofts on his continuing rehabilitation. 

HYYPIA WILL TAKE HIS TIME WITH PLAYERS: Hyypia discussed how he will be patient in his quest to get to know the players.

JFC IN SPAIN: Exclusive Seagulls Player interview with Jake Forster-Caskey.

HYYPIA: SET-UP IS FIRST CLASS: Hyypia praised the medical department.

IRELAND’S JAPAN REACTION: Simon Ireland spoke to Seagulls Player following the Japan loss.

U21 GALLERY: JAPAN: Paul Hazlewood produced a collection of action images from the Japan game.

FAN GALLERY: JAPAN: A selection of fan images from the under-21 encounter with Japan.

U21 HIGHLIGHTS: ALBION 0 JAPAN 3: Action from the 3-0 loss to Japan on Seagulls Player.

BUCKLEY’S BLAST FROM THE PAST: Will Buckley on facing an old friend when Albion opened their pre-season tour against Partick Thistle. 

REPORT: ALBION 4 PARTICK 0: Albion kicked-off the tour in style with a 4-0 win over Partick. Watch the full game embedded in the report.

GALLERY: PARTICK THISTLE: Images from the impressive win over Partick.

HYYPIA INSTILLING IDEAS: Hyypia was pleased to see his training methods had paid off against Partick.

HYYPIA’S PARTICK VERDICT: Hyypia reacted to the victory over Partick on Seagulls Player.

FAN GALLERY: PARTICK THISTLE: Images of supporters in attendance at the Pinatar Arena.

HYYPIA: OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO EXTRACT QUALITY: Hyypia put the impetus on himself and the coaching staff to get the best out of the players.

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