Chris Hughton Is Named As New Brighton Manager

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soccer ball hits netFormer Republic of Ireland defender Chris Hughton has been named as the new manager of Championship strugglers, Brighton. Hughton has been out of work since his sacking by Norwich towards the end of last season. Goal difference alone separates Brighton from the Championship’s relegation zone. Hughton’s signed a three and a half year contract and says there are plenty of things that appeal about the job…………. [audio_player src=””] Ipswich will go into 2015 just a point off Championship leaders Bournemouth following last night’s 3-0 win at home to Charlton. Republic of Ireland strikers Daryl Murphy and David McGoldrick were both on target, with Murphy’s goal his 17th of the season. Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy says it’s nice to be second, but there’s plenty more to do……….. [audio_player src=””] Derby went third with their 2-0 win over Leeds, while Wigan missed the chance to move out of the relegation zone in losing 1-0 to Sheffield Wednesday.