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We've got to take points from the teams who will be around us - Murray

Striker Glenn Murray has stressed the importance of taking points from the teams who will be around Albion this season.

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Tomer Hemed on the run against Manchester City. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Steve Bailey: Albion’s performance gives cause for optimism

Despite the defeat, Saturday’s match with Manchester City will live long in the memory for Albion fans.

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The Amex Stadium. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Izquierdo granted work permit

Winger Jose Izquierdo has been granted a work permit to join Albion.

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Izzy Brown. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Albion waiting to hear from Chelsea about Brown injury

Loanee Izzy Brown is back with his parent club Chelsea as Albion wait for an update on his hamstring injury.
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Steve Sidwell in pre-season action against Atletico Madrid. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Sidwell: Every single point will be vital this season

Steve Sidwell has experienced the highs and lows of the Premier League and says every single point will be vital this season.

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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton greets Pep Guardiola on the sides on Saturday. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Hughton relieved spectacle of Albion's Premier League bow is over and hard work can be on survival bid

Chris Hughton is relieved the spectacle of Brighton & Hove Albion's Premier League bow is out of the way and they can concentrate of masterminding their survival.
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Guardiola: You said we were the favourites, the most beautiful and handsome last season, but Chelsea killed us

Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City side being labelled Premier League title favourites again means nothing after Chelsea 'killed them' in the race last season.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola backs 'well organised' Albion for Premier League survival

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes 'well organised' Brighton & Hove Albion have the quality in their squad to survive in the Premier League.

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Mathew Ryan claims a cross on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Ryan: We need to learn quickly in the Premier League

Goalkeeper Mathew Ryan says Albion need to learn quickly after a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City on the opening day of the Premier League season on Saturday.

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Vincent Kompany in action at the Amex on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Kompany: A lot of teams will trip up at the Amex

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes Brighton will make the Amex a difficult place for away teams to visit this season.

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Steven Gerrard (right) with Jake Humphrey and Frank Lampard at the Amex. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Liverpool legend tips Albion for the drop

Former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard fears Brighton will be relegated from the Premier League unless they sign 'two or three quality players'.

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Kevin De Bruyne closes down Albion defender Markus Suttner. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Picture gallery: Albion v Manchester City

Albion hosted Manchester City in their first-ever Premier League game yesterday - here's a selection of Phil Westlake's fan and action pictures.

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Lewis Dunk shoots for goal. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Six things we learned from Albion's defeat to Manchester City

Albion suffered a 2-0 defeat to Manchester on their return to the top flight of English football today - but what did we learn from the game?

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Pep Guardiola watches on at the Amex. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Guardiola praises City after passing 'difficult' test at Albion

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola praised his side's second half performance after a 2-0 victory at Brighton this afternoon.

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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton on the touchline against Manchster City. Picture by PW Sporting Pics.

Hughton felt there were more positives than negatives to take from defeat to 'quality' Manchester City

Chris Hughton admitted he took more positives than negatives from Brighton & Hove Albion falling to an opening-day defeat to title favourites Manchester City.

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Manchester City celebrate as Brighton & Hove Albion look dejected after the second goal put in by Lewis Dunk. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Brighton 0, Manchester City 2: Aguero strike and Dunk own goal sends battling Albion to opening-day defeat

Brighton & Hove Albion's return to the Premier League ended with an opening day defeat against title favourites Manchester City.
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Inside the Amex wideshot. Picture by Phil Westlake

Brighton & Hove Albion V Manchester City - live blog

Brighton and Hove Albion host Manchester City for their first Premier League game. Below we will be pulling together news stories, fans’ reaction on social media, plus photos from the game and comments from our own reporters Steve Bailey and Ollie Berry. Don’t forget to refresh the page for the latest updates.

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Kazenga LuaLua in pre-season action for Albion at Southend. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Albion winger returns to QPR on loan

Brighton winger Kazenga LuaLua has returned to Queens Park Rangers on loan until January.

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Albion in action against Atletico Madrid. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Date change for four Albion games

Four of Albion's Premier League fixtures in October and November have been moved and selected for potential television coverage.

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Albion players and fans celebrate a goal against Atletico Madrid. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Ahannach looking forward to Premier League test

Soufyan Ahannach is looking forward to testing himself in the Premier League after joining Albion yesterday.

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