17 May 2013

Manager Poyet suspended by Brighton

11:38 am on 17 May 2013

Gus Poyet has been suspended from his duties as manager of the second division English football side Brighton and Hove Albion, along with his assistant manager and first team coach.

Poyet, who played for Real Zaragoza in Spain before spells with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, saw his hopes of leading Brighton into the top flight end in a playoff defeat by Crystal Palace this week.

The Uruguayan's progress at Brighton has earmarked him as a candidate for various Premier League jobs and it's being reported in England that the trio have also been ordered not to contact any of Albion's players, after Poyet told the squad he was likely to quit.