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1 September 2015

Last updated on September 1st

This is the page to visit for all the latest transfer news concerning Brighton & Hove Albion during the transfer window. 
Fans can also view all news items on every transfer story, including the thoughts of players, manager Chris Hughton and chief executive Paul Barber. Use the drop down tab and select 'Transfers'.

The summer transfer window opened on Wednesday 1st July at Brighton & Hove Albion, and closes at 6pm on Tuesday 1st September - a day later than usual, as the Monday is a Bank Holiday and the window has to close on a working day.

As the curtain came down on the 2014/15 season, five loan players returned to their parent clubs: Joe Bennett, Leon Best, Greg Halford, Joao Teixeira and Mustapha Carayol.

The club released six players whose contracts had ended: Craig Mackail-Smith, Aaron Hughes, Paddy McCourt, Vitalijs Maksimenko, Kemy Agustien and Shamir Fenelon.

Casper Ankergren and Inigo Calderon were given new deals, but 11 players departed.

on a season-long loan deal.Chris O'Grady join Nottingham Forest Striker 1st September:

from loan spell with Bury. Christian Walton returns to Albion Goalkeeper 1st September:

Summer Updates 1st September: WINDOW CLOSED

29th August: Albion sign Dutch forward Elvis Manu from Feyenoord.

28th August: Glen Rea joins League One Southend on loan
until January 2016 while under-21 midfielder Charlie Harris joins Aldershot Town on a one-month youth loan.

24th August:Lewis Dunk puts pen to paper on a new five-year deal.

- subject to international clearance. Jack Harper from Real Madrid Albion capture the signing of 23rd July:

Former striker Craig Mackail-Smith joins Luton Town. 1st August:

, 12 years after leaving. Bobby Zamora makes a spectacular return to Albion3rd August:

. Bristol Rovers take Jeffrey Monakana on loan4th August:

from Bundesliga 2 side SC Paderborn. German central defender Uwe Huenemeier Albion complete the signing of 12th August:

. Jamie Murphy signs from Sheffield United Scottish winger 14th August:

. Tom Dallison joins Braintree on loan Under-21 defender

19th August:
Connor Goldson signs a four-year deal with Albion.

Shrewsbury defender
19th August:

on a season-long loan deal. Christian Walton joins League One Bury Albion keeper 21st July:

on a two-year contract - subject to international clearance. Vahid Hambo signs from Finnish first division side FC Inter Turku Finnish under-21 striker 22nd July:13th July: Former Albion defender Aaron Hughes joins Australian side FC Melbourne on a one-year deal.

7th July: Craig Mackail-Smith plays in a friendly for Luton Town against Farense in Portugal.

6th July: Finnish goalkeeper Niki Maenpaa signs for Albion, after leaving Dutch side VVV-Venlo.

2nd July: Cameroon international left-back Gaetan Bong signs on a two-year contract, after leaving Wigan at the end of the season.

2nd July: Former Spurs academy striker Daniel Akindayini signs for Albion, and will initially link up with the under-21 squad.

1st July: Former Albion winger Paddy McCourt joins League Two side, Luton Town. The Northern Ireland international signs a two-year deal at Kenilworth Road.

24th June: Israeli international Tomer Hemed joins on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee from Spanish side Almeria.

Watch Tomer's goal reel on the club's YouTube channel

23rd June: Former Fulham and Hull City defender Liam Rosenior signs a three-year contract, after leaving Hull City.

23rd June:
Striker Shamir Fenelon, released at the end of last season, signs for Crawley Town on a one-year deal. The 20-year-old made a handful of substitute appearances for Albion's first-team.

3rd June: The first new man to arrive was winger Joe Ward, who signed a development contract after leaving Chelmsford.

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