2012–13 Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. season

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Brighton & Hove Albion F.C.
2012–13 season
Chairman Tony Bloom
Manager Gus Poyet
Stadium Falmer Stadium
Championship 4th
(eliminated in play-off semi finals)
FA Cup Fourth round
(knocked out by Arsenal)
League Cup First round
(knocked out by Swindon Town)
Top goalscorer League: Craig Mackail-Smith (11)
All: Craig Mackail-Smith (11)
Highest home attendance 30,003 (vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers, 4 May 2013)
Lowest home attendance 21,704
Average home league attendance 26,212
Home colours
Away colours

The 2012–13 season was Brighton & Hove Albion's fourth year in the Championship and their second at the Amex Stadium. The club returned to the Championship for the second consecutive season after finishing 10th in the 2011-12 season. The club competed in the 2012-13 League Cup losing in the first round to Swindon Town and they were also defeated in the fifth round of the 2013 FA Cup by Arsenal 3-2.

The club made it to the Championship play offs for the first time since 1991, however they were eliminated at the semi final stage following a 2-0 defeat to bitter rivals Crystal Palace at the AMEX. This was followed two days later by the suspension of manager Gus Poyet and his assistants.

Championship data[edit]

League table[edit]

# Team Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Cardiff City 46 25 12 9 72 45 +27 87
P Hull City 46 24 7 15 61 52 +9 79
3 Watford 46 23 8 15 85 58 +27 77
4 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 18 9 69 43 +26 75
P Crystal Palace 46 19 15 12 73 62 +11 72
6 Leicester City 46 19 11 16 71 48 +23 68
7 Bolton Wanderers 46 18 14 14 69 61 +8 68
8 Nottingham Forest 46 17 16 13 63 59 +4 67
9 Charlton Athletic 46 17 14 15 65 59 +6 65
10 Derby County 46 16 13 17 65 62 +3 61
11 Burnley 46 16 13 17 62 60 +2 61
12 Birmingham City 46 15 16 15 63 69 −6 61
13 Leeds United 46 17 10 19 57 66 −9 61
14 Ipswich Town 46 16 12 18 48 61 −13 60
15 Blackpool 46 14 17 15 62 63 −1 59
16 Middlesbrough 46 18 5 23 61 70 −9 59
17 Blackburn Rovers 46 14 16 16 55 62 −7 58
18 Sheffield Wednesday 46 16 10 20 53 61 −8 58
19 Huddersfield Town 46 15 13 18 53 73 −20 58
20 Millwall 46 15 11 20 51 62 −11 56
21 Barnsley 46 14 13 19 56 70 −14 55
R Peterborough United 46 15 9 22 66 75 −9 54
R Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 14 9 23 55 69 −14 51
R Bristol City 46 11 8 27 59 84 −25 41
Promotion to Premier League
Qualification to Championship playoffs
Relegation to League One
Last updated: 13:56, 4 May 2013 (UTC)


Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 19 18 9 69 43 +26 75 11 9 3 39 17 +22 8 9 6 30 26 +4

Last updated: 28 April 2013.
Source:[citation needed]

Results round by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H H A H A A H H A H A A H H A A H H A A H H A H A A A A H A H H H A A A H A H H A A H A H
Result L D W W W W W L D D L L D D W D W D W L D D D P L W D D L W W W W W D L L W D D D W D W W W
Position 17 21 10 4 3 3 1 1 3 5 8 9 10 10 8 8 7 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 4 4 4 4

Last updated: 28 April 2013.
Source:[citation needed]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances[edit]

As of 28 April 2013
No. Pos Nat Player Total Championship FA Cup League Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Slovakia Peter Brezovan 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 DF Spain Bruno 31 1 29+1 1 0 0 1 0
3 DF Scotland Gordon Greer 40 1 36+1 1 2 0 1 0
4 MF England Dean Hammond (on loan from Southampton) 38 2 31+5 2 2 0 0 0
5 DF England Lewis Dunk 9 0 7+1 0 0 0 1 0
6 DF Egypt Adam El-Abd 33 1 31 1 2 0 0 0
7 FW England Will Hoskins 12 1 4+7 0 0+1 1 0 0
8 MF Wales Andrew Crofts 23 1 16+7 0+1 0 0 0 0
9 FW Austria Ashley Barnes 36 9 25+8 8 2 1 1 0
11 MF Spain Andrea Orlandi 35 7 29+5 6 1 1 0 0
12 FW Scotland Craig Mackail-Smith 33 11 26+5 11 1+1 0 0 0
14 DF Spain Iñigo Calderón 28 0 16+10 0 1 0 0+1 0
15 MF Spain Vicente 12 2 5+6 2 0 0 1 0
16 GK Denmark Casper Ankergren 5 0 2+1 0 2 0 0 0
17 MF England Ryan Harley 3 0 0+2 0 0 0 1 0
18 MF Republic of Ireland Gary Dicker 26 0 12+11 0 1+1 0 1 0
19 FW Argentina Leonardo Ulloa 17 10 15+1 9 1 1 0 0
20 DF England Matthew Upson (on loan from Stoke City) 17 1 17 1 0 0 0 0
21 MF Spain David López 30 9 24+4 9 2 0 0 0
22 DF Republic of Ireland Marcos Painter 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
23 FW Norway Torbjørn Agdestein 3 0 0+2 0 0 0 0+1 0
25 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Kazenga LuaLua 22 3 7+13 3 0+2 0 0 0
26 MF England Liam Bridcutt 43 0 40 0 2 0 1 0
28 DF England Wayne Bridge (on loan from Manchester City) 41 3 38 3 2 0 1 0
29 GK Poland Tomasz Kuszczak 42 0 41 0 0 0 1 0
30 MF England Will Buckley 37 8 28+8 8 1 0 0 0
33 MF England George Barker 2 0 0+2 0 0 0 0 0
35 MF England Jake Forster-Caskey 3 0 0+3 0 0 0 0 0
MF Iceland Emil Asmundssen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DF Latvia Vitalijs Maksimenko 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players currently out on loan:
10 FW Scotland Stephen Dobbie (on loan at Crystal Palace) 13 2 4+9 2 0 0 0 0
32 MF Egypt Yaser Kasim (on loan to Luton Town) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FW Netherlands Roland Bergkamp (on loan at VVV-Venlo) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who left during the season:
11 MF England Craig Noone 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0
20 DF France Romain Vincelot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Goalscorers[edit]

Rank No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
1 12 FW Craig Mackail-Smith 11 0 0 11
2 19 FW Leonardo Ulloa 9 1 0 10
3 21 FW David López 9 0 0 9
4 9 FW Ashley Barnes 8 1 0 9
5 30 MF Will Buckley 8 0 0 8
6 11 MF Andrea Orlandi 6 1 0 7
7 28 DF Wayne Bridge 3 0 0 3
25 MF Kazenga LuaLua 3 0 0 3
9 10 FW Stephen Dobbie 2 0 0 2
4 MF Dean Hammond 2 0 0 2
15 MF Vicente 2 0 0 2
12 2 DF Bruno 1 0 0 1
6 DF Adam El-Abd 1 0 0 1
3 DF Gordon Greer 1 0 0 1
7 FW Will Hoskins 0 1 0 1
20 DF Matthew Upson 1 0 0 1
Total 67 4 0 71

Disciplinary record[edit]

No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
2 DF Bruno 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
3 DF Gordon Greer 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
4 MF Dean Hammond 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0
5 DF Lewis Dunk 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
6 DF Adam El-Abd 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
8 MF Andrew Crofts 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
9 FW Ashley Barnes 4 2 0 0 1 0 5 2
10 FW Stephen Dobbie 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11 MF Craig Noone 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11 MF Andrea Orlandi 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 '0
14 DF Iñigo Calderón 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 1
15 MF Vicente 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
16 GK Casper Ankergren 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
18 MF Gary Dicker 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
19 FW Leonardo Ulloa 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
20 DF Matthew Upson 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
21 MF David López 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
22 DF Marcos Painter 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 MF Kazenga LuaLua 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
26 MF Liam Bridcutt 11 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
28 DF Wayne Bridge 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
29 GK Tomasz Kuszczak 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
30 MF Will Buckley 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Total 67 4 2 0 1 0 70 4

Starting 11[edit]

Considering starts in all competitions[1]
As of 28 April 2013