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Brighton and Hove Albion have appointed former Barcelona coach Oscar Garcia as their new manager

Oscar Garcia brings Barcelona to Brighton

Brighton and Hove Albion have asserted their commitment to possession football with the appointment tonight of former Barcelona coach Oscar Garcia as their new manager.

Brighton deny Gus Poyet's claim he was informed of sacking while working live on air for the BBC

The Uruguyan claimed it was the first he had heard of it when an announcement was published on Brighton's official website

Gus Poyet’s future is unclear after he was suspended by Brighton

Brighton manager Gus Poyet misses disciplinary hearing

Poyet was suspended from the club last month

Former Bolton Wanderers manager Owen Coyle

Owen Coyle emerges as the number one choice to replace Roberto Martinez at Wigan

The former Bolton manager has been out of work since last year

Reading manager Nigel Adkins

Former England left-back Wayne Bridge completes move to Reading

The 32-year-old had been released by Manchester City

Gus Poyet has been linked with the role

Wigan hopeful of replacing Roberto Martinez by end of next week

Dave Whelan claims to have received 30 applications already

Phil Neville has been linked with the Everton job and working with David Moyes at United

Phil Neville in frame for role at Stoke City

Tony Pulis and club come to mutual agreement to go separate ways after just three wins this year

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Hodgson and Bernstein laud ‘iconic’ Beckham

Championship play-offs: Tomasz Kuszczak poised to save best for last as Brighton take on Crystal Palace

In nearly five years at Old Trafford, Tomasz Kuszczak never played in a Manchester derby. Yet, after his performance in the 0-0 play-off semi-final first leg ensured Brighton go into tonight’s second leg at home to Crystal Palace as slight favourites to book a match with Watford on 27 May, the keeper is relishing another of English football’s fierce rivalries.

Championship Play-off: Ian Holloway fears cruciate knee damage for Crystal Palace striker Glenn Murray

Crystal Palace’s 30-goal striker Glenn Murray has been ruled out of Monday’s play-off second leg with Brighton after twisting his knee on Friday night.

David Nugent scores the goal that separates the two teams

Leicester City 1 Watford 0 match report: David Nugent breaks barren spell to give Foxes Championship play-off advantage

Watford looked set for automatic promotion when they impressively triumphed here a fortnight ago but, after this defeat, even a belated elevation via Wembley now seems a distant dream.

Brian McDermott confirmed as new Leeds United manager

Former Reading boss will take charge this weekend for match against Sheffield Wednesday

Everton are still without Steven Pienaar as they face his old club, Tottenham Hotspur

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A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at White Hart Lane

Brian McDermott

Brian McDermott among contenders for Leeds United

Neil Warnock left the club last night

Gus Poyet is the favourite

Eamonn Dolan backed to take Reading job full-time despite Gus Poyet talk

Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy says caretaker can keep Royals in the Premier League

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