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Gaëtan Bong stands by accusation of racial abuse against Jay Rodriguez

• Accusation against West Brom striker ‘was not proven’ last week• ‘I know what I heard and I did not mishear,’ says Brighton defenderGaëtan Bong has stood by his claim that Jay Rodriguez racially abused him during Brighton’s 2-0 defeat at West Bromwic…

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Brighton’s Chris Hughton says draw with Spurs will boost confidence – video

Brighton manager Chris Hughton said his side were ‘well worth the draw’ with Tottenham, after taking a step towards Premier League survival.They are without a win in six games and sit eight points clear of third-from-bottom Southampton with four games …

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Harry Kane on target for Tottenham but Pascal Gross earns point for Brighton

It was on this day last year that Brighton ensured their promotion from the Championship. On Tuesday night at the Amex Stadium, they took a small step towards retaining their Premier League status for another season.The fiendish nature of their run-in …

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Brighton v Tottenham Hotspur: Premier League – live!

Premier League updates from the 7.45pm BST kick-offLive scoreboard: the latest from Tuesday’s matchesAnd you can email Nick here or tweet him here 7.15pm BST Brighton fans – do you *feel* safe? This run-in is a brute, isn’t it, but you’ve done brillian…

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Mauricio Pochettino plots game of catch-up for Tottenham

• Trip to Brighton on Tuesday is followed by an FA Cup semi-final• Spurs manager also keen to start next season stronglyMauricio Pochettino has passed on his congratulations to Manchester City on becoming Premier League champions and immediately turned…

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West Brom’s Jay Rodriguez looks to the future after Gaëtan Bong case

• The truth always comes out, adds Albion striker• Winner at Old Trafford a good start for 28-year-oldJay Rodriguez wants to move on after a Football Association charge of racially abusing Brighton’s Gaëtan Bong was found not to be not proven, with the…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Wilfried Zaha’s double clinches huge derby triumph for Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha had made clear just how much he relished this occasion in the build-up. “I just want to beat them and then they can be quiet,” he had said earlier in the week. “I get so much stick from them… I want to beat them and then they can just g…

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West Brom’s Jay Rodriguez cleared of alleged racial abuse

• Striker was accused of abusing Brighton’s Gaëtan Bong• Allegation ‘unproven’, rules independent commissionWest Brom striker Jay Rodriguez has been cleared of a charge of alleged racial abuse.The 28-year-old was accused of using “abusive and/or insult…

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Crystal Palace v Brighton & Hove Albion: match preview

Roy Hodgson has a choice to make up front with Christian Benteke and Alexander Sørlorth fit enough to feature, albeit after Andros Townsend and Wilfried Zaha impressed at Bournemouth. This team’s greatest shortcoming this season has been up front where…

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Both camps may say the derby is just another game but we know there will be an edge | Liam Rosenior

Liam Rosenior knows the qualities he and his Brighton team-mates will need to beat Crystal Palace this weekend – and that victory would be a huge step towards survival for either sideSelhurst Park is always a tricky place to go and we have been prepari…

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West Brom’s Jay Rodriguez set for hearing in Bong racial abuse case

• Alan Pardew expected to testify on striker’s behalf • Rodriguez claims he merely referenced Bong’s ‘bad breath’Jay Rodriguez’s attempt to clear his name after a Football Association charge of allegedly racially abusing Brighton’s Gaëtan Bong will sta…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Danny Welbeck remains an enigma, Marko Arnautovic goes it alone and Rafael Benítez delivers a lesson to his bossDanny Welbeck stayed true to form by mixing the sublime with the ridiculous during Arsenal’s 3-2 victory over Southampton, producing a conte…

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The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend round-up of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow Guardian sport on Instagram for more great photographyThe Dozen archive Continue reading…

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Steve Mounié capitalises on Brighton howler to rescue point for Huddersfield

The south coast air crackled with nervous energy as Brighton and Huddersfield fought each other to a standstill in their crucial relegation fixture.Two goals, both in part the result of individual error, were characteristic of a match that was shot thr…

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Huddersfield Town: match preview

After appearing virtually safe after beating Arsenal, successive defeats have restored the element of doubt to Brighton. Their run-in looks brutal after this match against Huddersfield, who are three points and three places below them, and anything but…

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Intensity of Cardiff v Wolves will show just how much promotion means | Liam Rosenior

With a win in Friday’s Championship clash all but guaranteeing a top-flight place, it’s worth considering how much reaching the Premier League means to every employee at a clubWe’ve been wowed by the brilliance of Cristiano Ronaldo and blown away by Li…

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Arsène Wenger is given a striking decision, Hugo Lloris climbs the wrong table and Christian Benteke’s woes rumble onAlexandre Lacazette heard one of the loudest cheers when he came on for Danny Welbeck against Stoke City. Arsène Wenger said Welbeck ha…

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Iborra and Vardy seal victory for 10-man Leicester after Brighton penalty miss

For 78 minutes Leicester were dreadful and the main question was whether Brighton would be able to summon enough quality to claim three points rather than settle for one against strangely lethargic visitors. They won a perfect opportunity to do so when…

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Brighton & Hove Albion v Leicester City: match preview

Both sides can, to all intents and purposes, just go out and play although Leicester could conceivably wonder whether a kind-looking run of games can heave them into faint contention for sixth place. Chris Hughton does not quite see Brighton’s position…