Brighton & Hove Albion began the New Year with a frustrating 1-0 defeat at home to Wolves, but will now turn their attention to at least another four games in the first month of 2016.
The Seagulls are looking ahead to the start of their FA Cup campaign, when they travel to Hull City in an all-Championship third round tie at the KC Stadium on Saturday 9th January.
Albion reached the fourth round of the competition last season, beating fellow Championship side Brentford in round three, ahead of a plum tie against Arsenal at the Amex.
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Brighton then face the prospect of two long trips north to face Rotherham United at the New York Stadium on Tuesday 12th January and away at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday 16th January.
Hughton’s men will be looking to complete a league double over both clubs following 2-1 and 1-0 wins respectively in the reverse fixtures at the Amex.
The final confirmed game of the month is at home to Huddersfield Town on Saturday 23rd January.
Beram Kayal scored the fastest Albion goal of the season after 17 seconds in the reverse fixture at the John Smith’s Stadium, but Jacob Butterfield equalised in the second half to earn the Terriers a share of the spoils.
There may still be one further match at the end of the month should Albion triumph in their FA Cup clash with Hull City, with the fourth round ties scheduled to take place in the final weekend in January.
Albion were originally due to travel to the KC Stadium in a Championship fixture that weekend, but this game is now set to be rearranged.