Previous
West Ham United
Lusitanos
6:45 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Shkëndija 79
Aberdeen
7:05 PM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Corinthians
AA Ponte Preta
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Figueirense FC
Goiás EC
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Fluminense FC
Santos FC
12:00 AM GMT Jul 3, 2015
Game Details
Next

QPR sign striker Polter from Mainz

Transfers
Read

Cathcart pens new Watford deal

Watford
Read

SRC hold Hougang to League Cup draw

League Cup
Read

Valencia president Salvo resigns

Valencia
Read

Geylang into League Cup semis

League Cup
Read
By ESPN Staff

Poyet loses appeal over sacking

Former Brighton & Hove Albion manager Gus Poyet has lost his appeal against his sacking.

Poyet was axed for gross misconduct last month having previously been suspended by the club in the aftermath of the play-off defeat by Crystal Palace.

Brighton have since appointed Oscar Garcia as head coach and revealed that, after a two-day appeal hearing, Poyet's dismissal has been upheld.

A statement on the club's website read: "Following a suspension, investigation, disciplinary meeting, and separate appeal hearing, which was conducted by three members of the club's board in London on July 11 and July 12 2013, Brighton & Hove Albion today confirmed that after further consideration Gus Poyet's dismissal for gross misconduct has been upheld.

"The panel's decision was delivered to Gus Poyet and his advisers a short time ago.

"The club's internal disciplinary process is now complete. In line with the club's policy to ensure and maintain confidentiality and dignity throughout this process, no further details of the disciplinary or appeal hearings will be released at this time.

"Despite the extremely disappointing end to Mr Poyet's career with Brighton & Hove Albion, the club would like to acknowledge Mr Poyet's service to the club, which included leading the club to the Football League League One championship in 2011 and to its highest league finish for more than 30 years in 2013.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.