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PRE-MATCH BRIEF: ALBION V BRENTFORD

16 January 2015


Saturday's fixture will see Chris Hughton take on Brentford in his first home game in charge at the Amex.

Following recent wins away at Fulham, Brentford and Charlton we are pleased to have you with us as the Albion look to secure another big three points.

Our ever-popular Fan Zone opens at 1pm with local folk rock outfit Bad Billy Band taking to the bandstand stage at 1.30pm. The Brighton Golf Lab has its usual FREE nearest-the-pin competition and in the family concourse of the East Stand we have face painting and the Potty the Pirate Magic Show.

Dick's Bar (11.30am) and the Seven Stars (midday) will be open early, serving a large selection of food and drinks, and showing the live games around the country, while concourses open at 1.30pm.

The Championship game between Derby County and Nottingham Forest will be on TVs from 12.15pm. After Albion's game, we will be showing the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Southampton (5.30pm kick-off) in the North Concourse, Dick's Bar and the Seven Stars.

All of the latest team news is available via seagulls.co.uk and our official Facebook page, Twitter feed @OfficialBHAFC and official The Albion app (available from the App store). Other exclusive images and video are available through our Instagram feed (@officialbhafc).

Applause for Sarah Watts
Tributes have poured in following the sad news of the passing of Albion fan Sarah Watts. The 49-year-old was well known for her relentless campaigning with the Brighton & Hove Supporters’ Club (BHASC) and the Gay Football Supporters’ Network to change the law regarding homophobia in football. The club will be making a tribute to Sarah in the 50th minute of Saturday’s game.

Food & Drink Offering
Saturday’s Pie of the Day is Minced Beef, Bacon and Cheese with our guest Ale being Fuller’s Chiswick Bitter. Look out for the specials upon arrival in the stadium.

The Albion Superstore
Open from 9am, the Albion Superstore Winter Sale offers now feature further reductions, including any winter hat, scarf and gloves combo for only £20.

LATEST NEWS FROM SEAGULLS.CO.UK

Travel Update
We would like to remind you there is a replacement rail service in place between Three Bridges and Brighton. For further information on travelling to the Amex check out our travel guide.

Albion Women’s team v Tottenham Hotspur
Top of the FA Women’s Southern League, Brighton & Hove Albion face Tottenham Hotspur at the Withdean Stadium on Sunday 18th January. Kick-off is at 2pm, tickets are £3 for adults and entry for under-16s is free. Entry is also free for Amex season-ticket holders.

Get your copy of Seagull
In Saturday’s issue of Seagull, new manager Chris Hughton pens his first programme notes as Albion boss and sets out his blueprint for the remainder of the season. Rohan Ince celebrates his return to the team with a place in The Hot Seat, where he answers your Facebook questions.

Our cover star, Greg Halford, gives a candid insight into the life of a loanee footballer while Chris O’Grady looks at what has been a rollercoaster season so far. All this and much more can be found in your 84-page Seagull, available in and around the Amex Stadium on Saturday, priced £3.50.

Free Wifi at the Amex
Free Wifi, powered by The Cloud, is available throughout the Amex. To log on when in the stadium simply turn on your Wifi, select The Cloud from the networks available, open your browser and follow the on-screen instructions.

Jimmy’s Restaurant Offer
To celebrate the opening of Jimmy’s at Brighton Marina, Albion fans can get a delicious 20% off the price of their meal. Simply show your season ticket or Brentford tickets for the match on 17th January to staff before being seated to claim your discount. The offer closes on Sunday 18th January and on top of your discount, Jimmy’s will also make a donation of 5% of the cost of your meal to Albion in the Community – a very generous offer!

Ticketing
Please be aware if you intend on collecting tickets for the Arsenal game you will be able to do this between 9am and 2pm on Saturday. The ticket office will then be open for an hour post match again for collections.


UPCOMING HOME FIXTURES

ALBION V brentford

saturday 17th january, KICK-OFF 3PM


Albion v ipswich

WEDNESDAY 21ST JANUARY, kick-off 7:45pm



Albion v arsenal

SunDAY 25TH januARY, kick-off 4pm




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