2013–14 Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. season

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Brighton & Hove Albion
2013-14 season
Chairman Tony Bloom
Head Coach Óscar García
Stadium Falmer Stadium
Championship 6th
Play-offs Semi-finals
FA Cup Fifth round
League Cup First round
Top goalscorer League: Leonardo Ulloa (14)
All: Leonardo Ulloa (16)
Highest home attendance 28,282 vs Bournemouth
(Champ,1 Jan 14)
Lowest home attendance 8,409 vs Newport County
(LC, 6 Aug 13)
Average home league attendance 23,894
Home colours
Away colours

The 2013–14 season was Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club's third consecutive season in the Championship. It was their first season under the management of Óscar García following the suspension and sacking of Gus Poyet in the summer. Brighton reached the playoffs for a second consecutive season after finishing 6th, however after losing 6-2 on aggregate to Derby County in the semi finals Garcia resigned as manager.

Championship Data[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
4 Queens Park Rangers (O) (P) 46 23 11 12 60 44 +16 80 Qualification to Championship Play-offs
5 Wigan Athletic 46 21 10 15 61 48 +13 73
6 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 19 15 12 55 40 +15 72
7 Reading 46 19 14 13 70 56 +14 71
8 Blackburn Rovers 46 18 16 12 70 62 +8 70

Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Result 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 15 12 55 40 +15 72 10 7 6 31 21 +10 9 8 6 24 19 +5

Last updated: 3 May 2014.
Source:[citation needed]

Result 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 A H H A A H A H H A H A H A A H H A H A A H H A A A H H H A H H A H A H A A A H A H H A
Result L L W W D D D W L D L D D W W W D L W W D L W D W L D L W W L W D W W L L L D D W W D D W W
Position 15 19 16 10 13 14 13 10 12 12 14 14 16 12 10 9 9 11 10 8 8 9 8 7 6 7 8 9 8 7 8 8 8 7 8 8 9 9 9 8 7 6 6 6 6 6

Last updated: 3 May 2014.
Source:[citation needed]
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Squad[edit]

No. Name Position (s) Nationality Place of Birth Date of Birth (Age) Club apps Club goals Int. caps Int. goals Signed from Date signed Fee Contract End
Goalkeepers
1 Peter Brezovan GK Slovakia Bratislava (1979-12-09) 9 December 1979 (age 34) 54 0 Swindon Town 1 August 2009 Free 30 June 2014
16 Casper Ankergren GK Denmark Køge (1979-11-09) 9 November 1979 (age 34) 73 0 Leeds United 6 August 2010 Free 30 June 2014
29 Tomasz Kuszczak GK Poland Krosno Odrzanskie (1982-03-20) 20 March 1982 (age 32) 46 0 11 0 Manchester United 19 June 2012 Free 30 June 2014
Defenders
2 Bruno RB Catalonia El Masnou Spain (1980-10-01) 1 October 1980 (age 34) 31 1 5 0 Valencia 25 June 2012 Free 30 June 2014
3 Gordon Greer CB Scotland Glasgow (1980-12-14) 14 December 1980 (age 33) 126 2 Swindon Town 13 July 2010 £264,000 30 June 2015
5 Lewis Dunk CB England Brighton (1991-11-21) 21 November 1991 (age 22) 54 0 Academy 1 July 2009 Trainee 30 June 2013
6 Adam El-Abd CB Egypt Brighton England (1984-09-11) 11 September 1984 (age 30) 331 7 5 0 Academy 1 July 2003 Trainee 30 June 2015
14 Iñigo Calderón RB/CB Spain Vitoria (1982-01-04) 4 January 1982 (age 32) 141 13 Alavés 7 January 2010 Free 30 June 2014
15 Adam Chicksen LB England Milton Keynes (1991-09-27) 27 September 1991 (age 23) Milton Keynes Dons 15 July 2013 Undisclosed 30 June 2016
17 Stephen Ward LB/LW Republic of Ireland Dublin (1985-08-20) 20 August 1985 (age 29) 18 2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 16 August 2013 Loan 31 May 2014
20 Matthew Upson CB England Eye (1979-04-18) 18 April 1979 (age 35) 19 1 21 2 Stoke City 10 July 2013 Free 30 June 2014
28 Vitālijs Maksimenko LB Latvia Riga (1990-12-08) 8 December 1990 (age 23) 4 Free Agent 5 January 2013 Free 30 June 2015
Midfielders
4 Keith Andrews CM Republic of Ireland Dublin (1980-09-13) 13 September 1980 (age 34) 35 3 Bolton Wanderers 10 August 2013 Loan 31 May 2014
8 Andrew Crofts CM/RM Wales Chatham England (1984-05-29) 29 May 1984 (age 30) 75 7 24 0 Norwich City 2 August 2012 £334,000 30 June 2015
10 Kemy Agustien CM Netherlands Willemstad (1986-08-20) 20 August 1986 (age 28) Swansea City 1 August 2013 Free 30 June 2015
11 Andrea Orlandi LM/LB/CM Spain Barcelona (1984-08-03) 3 August 1984 (age 30) 36 7 Swansea City 31 August 2012 Free 30 June 2014
18 Jake Forster-Caskey CM/LM England Southend-on-Sea (1994-04-25) 25 April 1994 (age 20) 11 2 Academy 30 April 2010 Trainee 30 June 2015
21 David López AM/LW Spain Logroño (1982-09-10) 10 September 1982 (age 32) 31 9 Athletic Bilbao 31 August 2012 Free 30 June 2014
23 Craig Conway LW/RW Scotland Irvine (1985-05-02) 2 May 1985 (age 29) 5 0 Cardiff City 13 September 2013 Loan 14 December 2013
25 Kazenga LuaLua RW/LW Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa (1990-12-10) 10 December 1990 (age 23) 86 11 Newcastle United 16 July 2011 £1,122,000 30 June 2014
26 Liam Bridcutt DM/RM/CM Scotland Reading England (1989-05-08) 8 May 1989 (age 25) 139 2 1 0 Chelsea 28 August 2010 Free 30 June 2013
30 Will Buckley LW/RW/CF England Oldham (1989-11-21) 21 November 1989 (age 24) 74 17 Watford 6 June 2011 £1,000,000 30 June 2014
Forwards
7 Will Hoskins CF/LW/RW England Nottingham (1986-05-06) 6 May 1986 (age 28) 21 2 Bristol Rovers 20 May 2011 £500,000 30 June 2014
9 Ashley Barnes CF/LW Austria Bath England (1989-10-30) 30 October 1989 (age 24) 143 47 Plymouth Argyle 8 July 2010 £413,600 30 June 2014
12 Craig Mackail-Smith CF/LW/RW Scotland Watford England (1984-02-25) 25 February 1984 (age 30) 81 21 6 1 Peterborough United 4 July 2011 £2,500,000 30 June 2015
19 Leonardo Ulloa CF Argentina General Roca (1986-07-26) 26 July 1986 (age 28) 18 10 Almería 16 January 2013 £1,600,000 30 June 2017
22 George Barker CF England Portsmouth (1991-09-26) 26 September 1991 (age 23) 3 0 Academy 1 July 2013 Trainee 30 June 2014
24 Ben Dickenson CF England Ashford (1993-02-26) 26 February 1993 (age 21) 0 0 Dorchester Town 20 January 2012 Undisclosed 30 June 2014
27 Solly March RW/LW England Eastbourne (1994-07-20) 20 July 1994 (age 20) 86 11 Lewes FC July 2011 Scholarship ll 30 June 2017
44 Leroy Lita CF England Kinshasa Zaire (1984-12-28) 28 December 1984 (age 29) Swansea City 16 October 2013 Loan 1 January 2014

Statistics[edit]

As of 11 May 2014
No. Nat Pos Player Total Championship FA Cup League Cup Play-offs
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 Slovakia GK Peter Brezovan 8 0 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
2 Spain DF Bruno 33 1 31+2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Scotland DF Gordon Greer 44 0 40 0 1 0 1 0 2 0
4 Republic of Ireland MF Andrews, KeithKeith Andrews (on loan from Bolton Wanderers) 37 1 28+3 1 3+1 0 0 0 2 0
5 England DF Lewis Dunk 11 0 4+2 0 3+1 0 0 0 1 0
6 England MF Dale Stephens 14 2 12+2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 England FW Will Hoskins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Wales MF Andrew Crofts 24 6 23 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
9 Spain FW David Rodríguez 12 1 6+4 1 1+1 0 0 0 0 0
10 Netherlands MF Kemy Agustien 14 0 5+6 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
11 Spain MF Andrea Orlandi 18 0 9+5 0 1+1 0 0 0 2 0
12 Scotland FW Craig Mackail-Smith 7 0 0+5 0 0 0 0 0 0+2 0
14 Spain DF Iñigo Calderón 30 2 18+5 2 4 0 1 0 2 0
15 England DF Adam Chicksen 5 0 0+1 0 3 0 0 0 0+1 0
16 Denmark GK Casper Ankergren 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
17 Republic of Ireland DF Ward, StephenStephen Ward (on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers) 47 4 44 4 1 0 0 0 2 0
18 England MF Jake Forster-Caskey 34 3 19+9 3 4 0 1 0 1 0
19 Argentina FW Leonardo Ulloa 38 16 31+2 14 2 2 0+1 0 2 0
20 England DF Matthew Upson 47 2 43 2 3 0 0 0 1 0
21 Spain MF David López 36 3 26+8 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
22 England FW Jonathan Obika (on loan from Tottenham Hotspur) 8 1 0+5 0 1+2 1 0 0 0 0
23 Scotland MF Conway, CraigCraig Conway (on loan from Cardiff City) 13 1 11+2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 England FW Ben Dickenson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Democratic Republic of the Congo MF Kazenga LuaLua 39 2 11+21 1 1+3 0 1 0 0+2 1
27 England MF Solomon March 27 1 7+16 0 2+1 1 0 0 0+1 0
28 Latvia DF Vitālijs Maksimenko 2 0 1 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0
29 Poland GK Tomasz Kuszczak 43 0 41 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
30 England MF Will Buckley 33 3 20+10 3 1 0 1 0 1 0
34 England FW Shamir Goodwin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
35 England FW Jesse Lingard (on loan from Manchester United) 17 4 15 3 0 0 0 0 2 1
38 England DF Rohan Ince 33 1 26+2 0 3 1 1 0 1 0
39 England DF Bradley Barry 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
44 England FW Leroy Lita (on loan from Swansea City) 5 1 0+5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who left the club during the season:
6 Egypt DF Adam El-Abd 11 0 5+4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
9 Austria FW Ashley Barnes 24 6 17+5 5 1 0 1 1 0 0
22 England FW George Barker 1 0 0+1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
26 England MF Liam Bridcutt 12 0 8+3 0 0 0 0+1 0 0 0

Captains[edit]

As of 28 November 2013

No. P Name Country No. Games Notes
3 DF Gordon Greer  SCO 13 Club captain

Source: Competitive match reports.
Competitive matches only
Matches started as captain only
Country: FIFA nationality; No.: Squad number; P: Position; Name: Player name; No. Games: Number of games started as captain.

Goalscorers[edit]

As of 11 May 2014

Rank No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Play-offs Total
1 19 FW Leonardo Ulloa 14 2 0 0 16
2 9 FW Ashley Barnes 5 0 1 0 6
8 MF Andrew Crofts 5 1 0 0 6
4 17 DF Stephen Ward 4 0 0 0 4
35 MF Jesse Lingard 3 0 0 1 4
6 21 MF David López 3 0 0 0 3
30 MF Will Buckley 3 0 0 0 3
18 MF Jake Forster-Caskey 3 0 0 0 3
9 6 MF Dale Stephens 2 0 0 0 2
14 DF Iñigo Calderón 2 0 0 0 2
20 DF Matthew Upson 2 0 0 0 2
25 FW Kazenga LuaLua 1 0 0 1 2
12 2 DF Bruno 1 0 0 0 1
3 DF Gordon Greer 1 0 0 0 1
4 MF Andrews, KeithKeith Andrews 1 0 0 0 1
9 FW David Rodríguez 1 0 0 0 1
22 FW Obika 0 1 0 0 1
23 MF Craig Conway 1 0 0 0 1
27 MF Solomon March 0 1 0 0 1
38 DF Ince 0 1 0 0 1
44 FW Leroy Lita 1 0 0 0 1
Own Goals 2 0 0 0 2
Total 55 6 1 2 64

Disciplinary record[edit]

As of 11 May 2014

No. Pos. Name Championship FA Cup League Cup Play-offs Total
Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card Booked Red card
2 DF Bruno 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
3 DF Gordon Greer 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
4 MF Keith Andrews 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 0
5 DF Lewis Dunk 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0
6 DF Adam El-Abd 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
6 MF Dale Stephens 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8 MF Andrew Crofts 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
9 FW Ashley Barnes 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
9 FW David Rodríguez 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
11 MF Andrea Orlandi 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
14 DF Iñigo Calderón 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6 1
15 DF Adam Chicksen 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
17 DF Stephen Ward 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
18 MF Jake Forster-Caskey 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5 0
19 FW Leonardo Ulloa 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1
20 DF Matthew Upson 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
21 MF David López 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
22 FW Jonathan Obika 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
25 MF Kazenga LuaLua 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0
26 MF Liam Bridcutt 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
27 DF Solomon March 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
28 DF Vitālijs Maksimenko 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
35 MF Jesse Lingard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
38 MF Rohan Ince 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0
Total 74 2 7 0 1 1 6 0 88 3

Contracts[edit]

N
P
Nat.
Name
Age
Status
Contract length
Expiry date
Source
6 DF  EGY
 ENG
Adam El-Abd 28 Signed 2 years June 2015 Sky Sports
21 MF  ESP David López 30 Signed 1 year June 2014

Last updated:

Matches[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

Championship[edit]

Championship Play-Offs[edit]

League Cup[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2013–14 FA Cup

Transfers[edit]

All transfers update as of 16 October 2013.

In[edit]

N
P
Name
EU
Country
Age
Type
Moving from
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
20 DF Matthew Upson EU  ENG 34 Free Transfer Stoke City Summer 2014 Free BBC Sport
15 DF Adam Chicksen EU  ENG 21 Bosman Transfer Milton Keynes Dons Summer 2016 Free BBC Sport
10 MF Kemy Agustien EU  NED 26 Free Transfer Swansea City Wales Summer 2015 Free BBC Sport
4 MF Keith Andrews EU  IRL 32 Loan Bolton Wanderers Summer 2014 Season Long Loan BBC Sport
17 DF Stephen Ward EU  IRL 27 Loan Wolverhampton Wanderers Summer 2014 Season Long Loan BBC Sport

Loans In[edit]

No.
P
Name
Country
Age
Loan club
Started
Ended
Start source
End source
23 MF Craig Conway  SCO 29 Cardiff City 13 September 14 December BBC Sport
44 FW Leroy Lita  ENG
 Zaire
29 Swansea City 16 October 1 January BBC Sport

Sources: For loan start source see "Start source". For loan end source see "End source".
EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; No. = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); In/Out = In: The player came in on loan, Out: The player went out on loan; Loan club = the club that the player moved on loan to or the club that the player came from on loan; Started = the date when the player's loan started; Ended = the date when the player's loan ended.

Out[edit]

N
P
Name
Country
Age
Type
Moving to
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Apps
Goals
Source
18 Gary Dicker  IRL 26 Free transfer Rochdale Summer Free 153 6 BBC Sport
22 DF Marcos Painter  IRL
 ENG
26 Free transfer Portsmouth Summer Free 100 1 BBC Sport
15 MF Vicente  ESP 31 Contract ended Free agent Summer Free 31 5 BBC Sport
10 MF Stephen Dobbie  SCO 30 Transfer Crystal Palace Summer Undisclosed 15 2 BBC Sport
MF Ryan Harley  ENG 28 Contract terminated Swindon Town Summer Free 21 2 BBC Sport
23 FW Torbjørn Agdestein  NOR 21 Free transfer Inverness Caledonian Thistle Scotland Summer Free 9 0

EU = if holds or not a European Union passport; Country: when 2 flags, 1st flag = country that plays for internationally, 2nd flag = country of birth; N = number on jersey; P = Position (for position name, pause mouse pointer on abbreviation); Name = Name on jersey (for more extensive name, pause mouse pointer on name); Age = age on the day of the signing; Moving from = only indicate the club the player was playing before start playing for this club in this season, for the type of the moving see Status column; Moving to = only indicates the club the player is going to play next, for the type of the moving see Status column; Ends = when the player's current contract ends; n/a = Not applicable; Apps = Total number of competitive appearances (including substitute appearances) at the club prior to departure; Goals = Total number of competitive goals scored at the club prior to departure.

Overall summary[edit]

External links[edit]