UK time is: 13:02:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Upson joins on loan

Albion have nipped in ahead of the transfer window deadline to bring in former England international Matt Upson on loan.

The 33-year-old centre-back joins from Premier League Stoke, and will remain on the south coast for the remainder of the season - including any potential play-off fixtures.

His arrival will be an instant boost to Albion's otherwise injury-hit backline - with captain Gordon Greer sidelined for three weeks - and he will go straight into the squad to face Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.

Poyet told seagulls.co.uk, "We wanted a player in that position. We had the chance to bring a player of his quality and went for it.

"He has presence, he's a leader and it`s a good opportunity for us and for him to play football."

Elsewhere, Romain Vincelot has had his contract terminated by mutual consent, with the Frenchman most recently loaned out to Gillingham. Development player Matt McGiveron has also been released.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: EditorBHA Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 31 2013

Time: 10:48PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Colunga Leaves For Granada On Loan (Friday January 30 2015)

Blackpool v Brighton (Preview) (Friday January 30 2015)

Kayal Targets Brighton Success (Friday January 30 2015)

Kayal Deal Completed (Friday January 30 2015)

Back To The Bread And Butter (Friday January 30 2015)

O'Grady's In Hughton's Plans (Thursday January 29 2015)

Kayal Permit Obtained (Wednesday January 28 2015)

I'll Always Give 110% - Best (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Brighton MotM Against Arsenal (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Archived Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

List All Vital BHA Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Brighton 3 - 2 Ipswich
Brighton 0 - 1 Brentford
Charlton 0 - 1 Brighton
Fulham 0 - 2 Brighton
Brighton 2 - 2 Reading
Wolves 1 - 1 Brighton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
16. Bolton 26 9 5 12 -6 32
17. Charlton 27 6 14 7 -10 32
18. Reading 27 8 7 12 -11 31
19. Brighton 27 6 11 10 -5 29
20. Rotherham 27 6 11 10 -10 29
21. Leeds Utd 26 6 8 12 -11 26
22. Millwall 27 5 9 13 -19 24

Breaking League News

Brentford v Middlesbrough: Team Line-Ups
Middlesbrough : 31/01/2015 12:13:00
Huddersfield v Leeds United - Team Line-Ups
Huddersfield : 31/01/2015 12:01:00
LUFC Leeds team to face Huddersfield
Leeds Utd : 31/01/2015 11:48:00
Brentford vs Boro Match Preview
Brentford : 31/01/2015 11:46:00
No More Slip-Ups Fulham
Fulham : 31/01/2015 11:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackpool v Brighton
Suggested By:  
Brighton win 51%
Blackpool win 16%
Draw 33%