Vital Football

Latest BHA FC News

Toko Looking For Bright-on Future

Toko Looking For Bright-on Future

New midfielder Toko Nzuzi has said he feels the future is bright for Brighton and he's looking forward to proving himself in the Championship.

The 24 year old will officially join us on July 1st on a contract that sees him remain at the Amex until the summer of 2013.

With no signings expected whilst we are minus a manager, Chairman Tony Bloom explained to the Official Site.

'We concluded a deal to sign Toko before their season and ours had ended. Now that Toko has completed the season with Grasshopper Zurich we are delighted to welcome him to Brighton.'

Speaking himself since making the move, he explained that he turned down the opportunity of remaining with Grasshopper, who have Champions League football next season, because he wanted to experience the English game and he feels Brighton are a club moving in the right direction.

'I had other options in Turkey and Italy, but I've always liked English football. It was a dream and for me, Brighton is a club of the future and this is why I made the decision.'

Toko goes on to say that it was very hard for him to leave Grasshopper, because he's been with them for the past 12 years, but he feels it's time for him to seek a new challenge now and he comes to us hoping for success and promotion to the Premier League.

Ending the interview he admits he prefers the central midfield role, but it seems he's quite versatile as a player really, as he's also played up front, at both full back positions and even in goal, so far in his career.

Be interesting to see where we use him!

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:VitalSeagull
Date:Wednesday May 21 2014
Time: 4:09PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Stats: Barnsley v Brighton

All the stats from Barnsley (0) vs (2) Brighton, Oakwell, 18/2/17 Att: 12,743

Barnsley v Brighton - Follow Live On Twitter

Brighton go to Oakwell as the visitors to Barnsley today, this will be a 3pm kick-off.

Vital Preview - Championship, 18th-20th Feb 2017

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Technology For The Championship In 2017/18

On Thursday the Football League confirmed that there was now an agreement in principle for the introduction of goal-line technology from the start of the 2017/18 season.

Archived Vital BHA Articles

Vital BHA articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital BHA
Write For Vital BHA
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Barnsley MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Stockdale1%
Bruno0%
Duffy0%
Dunk0%
Pocognoli0%
Knockaert0%
Stephens0%
Sidwell0%
Murphy0%
Baldock66%
Murray33%
Sub - Akpom0%
Sub - Tomori0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 32 20 8 4 68 28
2 Newcastle 31 21 3 7 66 35
3 Huddersfield 31 19 4 8 61 7
4 Reading 32 18 6 8 60 6
5 Leeds Utd 33 18 4 11 58 11
6 Sheff Wed 32 17 7 8 58 11
7 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
8 Fulham 31 13 10 8 49 15
9 Barnsley 33 14 7 12 49 4
10 Preston 33 13 10 10 49 4
11 Derby County 31 13 8 10 47 7
12 Cardiff 33 13 6 14 45 -2
13 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
14 Birmingham 33 10 10 13 40 -14
15 Brentford 31 10 7 14 37 -1
16 Q.P.R. 32 10 7 15 37 -11
17 Aston Villa 31 8 12 11 36 -6
18 Forest 33 10 6 17 36 -12
19 Wolves 31 9 8 14 35 -4
20 Burton 32 9 7 16 34 -13
21 Bristol City 31 9 5 17 32 -4
22 Wigan 32 7 9 16 30 -9
23 Blackburn 31 7 8 16 29 -13
24 Rotherham 33 4 5 24 17 -43
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Results (view all)

Brighton & Hove Albion Fixtures (view all)

Feb 25 2017 5:30PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 28 2017 7:45PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 10 2017 7:45PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 5:30PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Andy Horton1
Vital Football Comment