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27 July 2017

Geoff Penn
Simon Rusk

Brighton & Hove Albion’s under-23s will start their 2017/18 season against Norwich City at their Colney Training Centre on Monday 14th August, kick-off 7pm.
Albion’s first home fixture will be against Fulham on Monday 21st August at the Stadium in Crawley, also with a 7pm kick-off time.
Simon Rusk’s side conclude their campaign away at Wolves, with the match set to be played at Molineux on Monday 23rd April, kick-off 7pm.
The age limit for all players taking part remains at under-23, meaning all players born after 1st January 1994 are eligible to take part.
The rules for over-age players remain the same, where each team can field a goalkeeper over the age limit and up to three over-age outfield players in every match.
The Seagulls will be one of 12 teams competing in Premier League 2 Division 2, alongside the likes of Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Stoke City and West Ham United.

A further 12 clubs will compete in the top tier of Premier League 2 Division 1, and the bottom two sides at the end of the season will be relegated to Division 2.  
The venues for all of Albion’s home games will be confirmed in due course. Please note that all fixtures times, dates and venues are liable to change. The full fixture list will be available on in due course.
The full list of teams competing in Divisions 1 and 2 can be viewed below.
Teams in Division 1
Arsenal, Chelsea, Derby County, Everton, Leicester City, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Sunderland, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United.
Teams in Division 2
Aston Villa, Blackburn Rovers, Brighton & Hove Albion, Fulham, Middlesbrough, Newcastle United, Norwich City, Reading, Southampton, Stoke City, West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers.

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