The Albion welcome Championship royalty on Monday as West Ham United, currently on loan from the Premier League, visit the Amex.
A game being moved from Saturday 3pm hasn’t really been an issue Albion fans have had to deal with over the years until recently. And if our on the field success continues it’s a problem we could be facing on a more regular basis so is it something to be embraced or not?
It’s been a little while since I updated this blog but things have actually got better in the past few weeks since our 3-1 win over Cardiff. Not only do we sit at the top of the Championship table following our unbeaten start to the season but we have also completed a historic signing with the former Valencia winger Vicente Rodríguez joining the Seagulls on a free transfer.
Before the Cardiff game I was calling for calm telling Albion fans to not get carried away. So following our trip to Wales we can now draw one of two conclusions. Either Cardiff City are overrated or maybe just maybe we are a bit special.
3 wins from 3 has given the Seagulls a dream start to the new season but there is a long way to go and we mustn’t get carried away.
A late Will Buckley double ensured the Albion started life at the Amex with a win on the opening day of the Championship season.
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Listening to the annual fans forum last night you could have been forgiven for thinking the Albion were a club in crisis rather than a club on the verge of a bright new dawn.
A trip to visit friends in Chandlers Ford this weekend presented me with the mouth water opportunity to watch the Albion’s development squad take on Guy Butters Winchester side in a friendly but more importantly gave me the opportunity to cast my eye on Brazilian trailist Raphael Rossi Branco.