Johnny Cantor: Foxes the team of the year after they overcame all odds?
The signs are there. You know Christmas is coming. No, not the sub-zero temperatures; no, not the chance to start your day with chocolate from the advent calendar and no, not the festive TV adverts (they’ve been going since October!). It is of course the release of the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.
Brighton produced the type of fightback that should ensure the club dines at the top table of English football next season; coming from behind to beat Fulham and cement their place in the Championship’s top two.
Brighton missed a huge opportunity to put pressure on Championship leaders Newcastle United last weekend; ultimately coming up short after being held to a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa at the Amex on Friday.