Vital Football

Latest BHA FC News

Dunk Delighted, Stockdale Claims An Assist

Dunk Delighted, Stockdale Claims An Assist

Defender Lewis Dunk has said he couldn't have been more delighted with his brace against Charlton, and goalkeeper David Stockdale is trying to claim an assist for one of the goals.

Starting with goal scoring hero Dunk, he told the Official Site that all the credit had to go to new manager Sami Hyypia for his influence on him in training.

Surprisingly Dunk is now our leading scorer with a return of three goals so far this campaign, and he explained.

'When I saw him get appointed I was exited to learn from him. He's done it at the top level in the Champions League final, I'm learning off him every day and he's been really helpful.'

Dunk goes on to say that obviously his position means his focus is to always defend, but he knows from set pieces and the like it's also a side element of his job to be a goal threat and chip in with a few goals every season, so he's been pleased to be able to do that so far this campaign and it's obviously something he hopes he can add as a regular string to his bow moving forward.

'It's just being in the right place at the right time, Gordon and I work off each other. One of us goes one time, and the other the next and hopefully one of us gets a chance and it's working at the moment.'

As for the game, Dunk was obviously disappointed to see the team concede twice, but obviously pleased with the fight back and his goals, but he did admit it was slightly frustrating as the team felt they deserved more come full time.

The point was very welcome, but he believes they maybe should've nicked all three in the end but we didn't take the chances we created.

Joking about Stockdale's involvement, he added.

'Keepers always cause chaos when they go up. They don't know what they're doing and they're just running around. I thought he was going to score but luckily he didn't, as we wouldn't have heard the last of it.'

Well speaking in his own interview to the official site, it doesn't appear that they have heard the last of it even though he didn't score.

'I was more thinking about how we would celebrate if I scored. I got a little touch on the ball, but it was more about causing havoc than anything else as we deserved something from the game.'

Stockdale goes on to say it was frustrating because he feels they only really had two shots that counted, and unfortunately for us, both of them went in but that's just a reminder for everyone that anything less than 100% will get punished, and defensively we always need to 'pull together' in the right manner and defend properly.

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:BHA Admin
Date:Monday September 1 2014
Time: 1:52PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Brighton & Hove Albion Articles

Stats: Brighton v Reading

All the stats from Brighton (3) vs (0) Reading, Amex Stadium, 25/2/17 Att: 29,613

Brighton v Reading - Team Sheets

Brighton are at the Amex Stadium with Reading the visitors for the latest Championship game.

Brighton v Reading - Follow Live On Twitter

Brighton are at the Amex Stadium with Reading the visitors today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

Brighton Confirm Forest Beamback

Brighton have tonight confirmed that the game against Nottingham Forest in early March will be beamed back to the Amex for fans to enjoy.

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)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Stockdale0%
Bruno0%
Duffy0%
Dunk0%
Pocognoli0%
Knockaert0%
Stephens0%
Sidwell0%
Murphy0%
Murray0%
Baldock100%
Sub - Hemed0%
Sub - Akpom0%
Sub - Tomori0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
9 Norwich 33 15 6 12 51 11
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 33 10 11 12 41 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
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 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
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Blackburn Rovers (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Andy Horton1
Vital Football Comment