Brighton & Hove Albion are trying to cram in extra seats at the Amex amid £25 million investment at the training ground

27 December 2019

AMEX
Photo: Getty Images The Amex has a capacity of 30,750.

With almost every game sold out, Brighton & Hove Albion are trying to squeeze in more seats at the Amex.

The club are also in the middle of significantly improving the women's facilities at their training centre, part of a £25 million investment in the ground.

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen cfj@offthepitch.com

Since Brighton & Hove Albion joined the Premier League in the 2017/18 season, virtually every Premier League game played at the club's stadium, the American Express Community Stadium, known colloquially as the Amex, has been sold out.

Therefore, the club are trying to squeeze in additional seats at the stadium in order to meet the demand, revealed the club's chairman, Paul Barber, in an interview on the club's website.

We are committing to an area of the game - women's and girls' football - that we really believe in.

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