Derby boss Frank Lampard has backed Ashley Cole to prolong his successful association with the FA Cup after the veteran defender came off the bench to score in the 2-1 fifth-round defeat at Brighton.
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Brighton scraped into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the second successive season after Yves Bissouma inspired a narrow 2-1 victory over Derby.
Brighton defender Dan Burn is determined to avoid being on the receiving end of an FA Cup upset after helping knock out “the best team in the world” a year ago.
Chris Hughton criticised referee Stuart Attwell after Brighton were denied a “blatant” penalty during the 3-1 Premier League defeat to Burnley.
In-form Burnley boosted their Premier League survival hopes after Chris Wood’s double set them on course for a 3-1 win at Brighton.
Watford head coach Javi Gracia says he was not surprised by the standout performance of record-breaking goalkeeper Ben Foster during the goalless draw at Brighton.
Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster produced an inspired performance as Brighton’s winless run stretched to five Premier League games with a 0-0 draw at the Amex Stadium.
Chris Hughton was baffled that the Video Assistant Referee was not consulted after Brighton were denied a penalty during the FA Cup fourth-round stalemate with West Brom.
Brighton face an unwanted FA Cup fourth-round replay after failing to break down stubborn Sky Bet Championship opponents West Brom in a goalless draw at the Amex Stadium.
Jurgen Klopp hailed Liverpool’s “most mature performance of the season” after they got their title challenge back on track by grinding out an unconvincing 1-0 win at Brighton.