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17th Apr 2017

There’s a lot of love for Chris Hughton as Brighton prepare for promotion to Premier League

Tony Cuddihy

Is he the most under-rated manager in England?

Brighton and Hove Albion are all but certain to play in the Premier League for the first time next season, following their victory over Wigan Athletic on Monday afternoon.

The Seagulls’ 2-1 win over the Latics means they will be promoted on Monday evening if Huddersfield fail to beat Derby County.

Even if Huddersfield do win that game, Brighton have a goal difference vastly superior to their Championship rivals’.

There was a lot of love for Chris Hughton on Twitter on Monday evening.

The former Newcastle, Birmingham and Norwich City boss is one of the most under-rated in English football, but that could be all about to change.

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