When second-tier Brighton knocked Liverpool out of the FA Cup | FA Cup

Would lightning strike twice? In February 1983 Brighton had visited Anfield and pulled off the shock of the FA Cup by beating Liverpool 2-1 in the fifth round. A little under a year later the teams were drawn together again in the competition. There were noticeable differences for the sequel. Brighton were now the hosts, but many of the components of their run to the Cup final in 1983 were no longer at the club, including the manager, Jimmy Melia.

Brighton were relegated only a few weeks before they faced Manchester United in the FA Cup final, which they lost in a replay, and the pressure…

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