Albion announce strong team

Brighton & Hove Albion reserves have announced their reserve team to play Sidley United tonight (Wednesday), according to

The starting line-up contains nine players who would have began the Sussex Senior Cup third round tie two weeks ago had it not been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Among them are Argentine midfielder Agustin Battipiedi, locally-based Steve Cook, seasoned campaigner Gary Hart, Norwegian striker Toby Agdestein and Yaser Kasim, an Iraq-born midfielder who came through the youth ranks at Tottenham Hotspur.

What’s more, Alan Navarro, who began his career at Liverpool, will start as he continues his comeback from a ruptured cruciate ligament. Kick-off at Gullivers is 7.30pm.

Albion (4-4-3): Walker; Cook, Dunk, Hall, Redwood; Navarro, Kasim, Battipiedi; Hart, Holroyd, Agdestein.