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Brighton and Hove Albion manager resigns

Brighton & Hove Albion Football Club have accepted the resignation of manager Oscar Garcia.

Garcia met with the club earlier today, to formally offer his resignation to the board, which has been accepted. He has also informed the club’s players of his decision.

Garcia said: "The club has been aware of my thoughts for several weeks and during this time I have had discussions with both the chairman, Tony Bloom, and chief executive, Paul Barber.

"I have enjoyed my time with the club but, although I do not have any immediate plans, I have decided to move on.

Chairman Tony Bloom said, “We are extremely grateful to Oscar for his efforts this past year, and for providing us with another exciting and memorable season at the club."

Brighton failed to reach the play off final after losing to Derby yesterday.

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