How Brighton was a voice of Premier League during shutdown
Brighton was a voice of the Premier League league during the three-month coronavirus pandemic shutdown. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)When Manchester City wanted some tips ahead of the Premier League restart, the defending champions turned to a team trying to avoid relegation. As players were suddenly ordered home and stadiums emptied, Brighton became a voice of the league during the three-month coronavirus pandemic shutdown. For 11 weeks out of the last 12 on a Thursday or Friday gaining regular on-the-record accounts of the trepidations of a Premier League club was just a Zoom call away for the media. The calls also provided a deeper insight into the running of a Premier League club.