Category Archives: Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club, including Fans United, last game at the Goldstone Ground and my first game.

The Goldstone gets ready for Division Two in 1972

Just wanted to share this article, it brings back such great memories of standing here with my Dad in 1972. It was the year he finally agreed to take me with him to watch Brighton and Hove Albion! The Goldstone … Continue reading

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Malcolm Poskett

A few days ago I put some football card images of Brighton & Hove Albion players in a post, and I just saw this on The Goldstone Wrap blog: http://thegoldstonewrap.com/2013/09/04/why-malcolm-poskett-asked-brighton-for-a-transfer/ There is a great photo of Malcolm, which does him … Continue reading

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Who’s Who revealed!

In answer to yesterday’s teaser, here are the names of the players, and very well done if you got more than 2!

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My Who’s Who Quiz for Brighton & Hove Albion Supporters

Can you guess who these Brighton footballers are from their Sun Soccercards pictures?  I’ll post the answers tomorrow, have fun! It might help to note Peter Ward’s card looked like this: When he actually looked like this:

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Brighton & Hove Albion Card Collection – Peter Ward

I’ve always loved collecting things, and still have my collection of Brighton and Hove Albion players cards. I’ve been trying to sort them out, and first up is my small but beautiful selection of Peter Ward cards.  I must say, I was … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Albion – John Shepherd 1950s

This month’s issue of the North Portslade Community Newspaper has a great article on the front page. It gives details of how John Shepherd, Albion player back in the 1950s, lives in this area and has done so since 1959.  … Continue reading

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Autographs – Brighton & Hove Albion 1970s

After collecting signatures from my friends at school in the late 1960s I progressed to the next level – famous sporting stars.  I managed to get some when we were on our family holidays, as visiting sports stars made appearances once a … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 7

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Day 7 – The Letter G: Goldstone Ground The Goldstone Ground was the home of Brighton & Hove Albion until April the 26th 1997.  On that day, the last game was played against Doncaster Rovers.  It was also the last … Continue reading

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A to Z Challenge Day 6

Day 6 – The Letter F Football It might sound strange to write about football on a family history blog, but football is a big part of my link to my father, Gordon Dinnis.  He loved Brighton & Hove Albion, … Continue reading

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Brighton & Hove Albion – my pin badge collection

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A small but beautiful collection!

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