Brighton announce Oatway exit

First-team coach Charlie Oatway has left Brighton by mutual consent, ending his 14-year association with the club.

Last Updated: 05/07/13 at 15:10 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer news: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reluctant to sign another striker

Post comment

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is reluctant to buy a new striker, despite a long-term injury to Olivier Giroud.

Fernando Torres: AC Milan open talks with Chelsea over possible transfer

1 comments

AC Milan have held talks with Chelsea over the transfer of Fernando Torres, according to Sky sources.

All Articles

Charlie Oatway and Gus Poyet: Suspended

Charlie Oatway and Gus Poyet: Suspended

Brighton have announced first-team coach Charlie Oatway, who was suspended by the club along with Gus Poyet last month, has left by mutual consent.

Manager Poyet, his assistant Mauricio Taricco and Oatway were told to stay away from the club pending an internal inquiry in the aftermath of the play-off semi-final defeat by Crystal Palace.

Poyet has since been sacked - although he has said he will appeal against the decision - and replaced by Oscar Garcia, while Taricco had his suspension lifted before leaving by mutual consent last week.

And now former Seagulls skipper Oatway is bringing a 14-year association with the club to an end.

A Brighton statement read: "The club would like to sincerely thank Charlie for his hard work, commitment and dedication since he joined the club in 1999.

"Charlie joined the club as a player in 1999, eventually becoming club captain. During Charlie's successful playing career, he helped the club secure championships in 2001 and 2002 and a play-off victory in 2004.

"Following the end of his playing career, Charlie remained involved with the club working with its charitable arm Albion in the Community.

"In November 2009, Charlie became first-team coach, helping to guide the team to promotion as League One champions in 2011 and a highly creditable fourth-placed finish last season, the club's highest position for 30 years.

"We wish him all the very best for the future and are confident he will have a long and successful career ahead of him."


Click here for completely free £10 bet with Sky Bet


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Premier League: Manchester United set to present Angel di Maria

Angel di Maria is expected to be handed Manchester United's number seven shirt on Thursday afternoon.

Capital One Cup: Jonny Evans proud to have captained Manchester United

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has revealed his pride at captaining his side against MK Dons on Tuesday.

Transfer news: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger reluctant to sign another striker

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is reluctant to buy a new striker, despite a long-term injury to Olivier Giroud.

Mail Box

Should Kagawa Play Ahead Of Mata?

That's one question posed in the afternoon mailbox, although it looks like the Japanese playmaker could soon be on his way. Plus, tipping Palace to go down under Warnock...

Well, This Isn't Going That Well Is It?

Plenty of fall out from Manchester United's shambolic 4-0 League Cup defeat, plus thoughts on Van Persie, Arsenal strikers, Benik Afobe, Celtic and Astroturf...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property