Vital Football

Latest BHA FC News

Walton Attracts Premier Attention

Walton Attracts Premier Attention

As it stands Christian Walton is going to be Brighton's second choice goalkeeper next season, at least.

With only one senior goalkeeper on the Albion books following the release of both Peter Brezovan and Tomasz Kuszczak the highly rated England U19 international could play a bigger part than he did last season, which saw him named on the bench by Oscar a few times.

Then again he could leave the Amex if reports are correct?

His Dad, who also acts as his representative, has made claims that both Arsenal and Man City are watching the 18 year old and could make an approach for him this summer, which if they do they'll not get him cheap as he's still got two years left on his contract.

Moving on isn't something that I think Walton would be wise in doing this summer as it'll be a move to soon that I expect would see his career stagnate at either of those clubs.

Something a little more confirmed, and official, was Albion's announcing of a pre season friendly against south coast rivals Southampton that was announced this week.

We'll play the Premier League side at the Amex on Thursday 31st July at 7:45pm.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:VitalSeagull
Date:Friday June 6 2014
Time: 8:40AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Murphy's Premier League Hopes

Brighton's Jamie Murphy is hopeful involvement in the Premier League will help his Scotland hopes.

Brighton Return Delights Goldson

Goldson, following his heart surgery, returned for Brighton, his first involvement since Cardiff in January, in the victory over Fortuna Dusseldorf and couldn't have been happier.

Maenpaa Delighted With New Deal

Having secured the long-term future of Christian Walton, before loaning him to Wigan last week, Brighton also tied down Finland international goalkeeper Niki Maenpaa over the weekend.

Oldham Sign Hunt Permanently

Brighton full back Rob Hunt completed his permanent transfer to Oldham, where he had spent a temporary spell, which came after a previous loan at Southend, on a three year deal.

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)

Premier League promotion - how do you feel?
Suggested By:
Happy8%
Over the moon15%
Delighted, but gutted Albion blew the title77%
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Results (view all)

Brighton & Hove Albion Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Andy Horton2
The Vital Football Members League