About SOB

Who We Are

Seagulls Over Burwash was established in 2010 by life-long Albion supporters Simon Oakley and Teskey O’Neil to provide a non-profit making Brighton and Hove Albion supporters club for the area of Burwash and Heathfield and recently Uckfield.

Seagulls Over Burwash provides coach travel facilities to all home games at the American Express Community Stadium (The Amex) and to selected away games. Seagulls Over Burwash also actively supports local sports clubs while forging strong links with Albion’s award-winning charity scheme – Albion In The Community scheme.

Seagulls Over Burwash  has currently  over 100 members and takes over 50 season ticket holders to each home game as well as  game-by-game supporters.

SOB Highlights

September 2010

First Seagulls Over Burwash meeting to see if there was enough local interest to start a Brighton and Hove Albion supporters club. The Bear’s function room was full.

July 2011

Albion legend, Peter Ward, was special guest at our pre-season meeting. Peter and his wife were due to stay for the night but stayed for a week. I guess he liked Burwash.

August 2011

First league game at the Amex for  Brighton and Hove Albion and Seagulls Over Burwash. What a day! The culmination of 15 years of struggle for the Albion and their faithful supporters. Unforgetable.

February 2012

Albion play Liverpool at Anfield in the FA Cup. Seventy Seagulls Over Burwash members travel up. Great day! Result not quite so.

February 2013

Albion Chief Executive Paul Barber visits Burwash for our February Seagulls Over Burwash meeting. Paul gives a entertaining and enlightening talk and Q&A session to a full house.

March 2013

Brighton Chairman Tony Bloom visits Burwash to a Q&A  session. Again the evening was a full house.

May 2015

Paul Barber C.E.O of B&HA addresses members with Q&A at our AGM

July 2016

Guy Butters former Albion and Spurs defender addressed members with Q&A at our AGM

July 2017

Paul Barber C.E.O.of B&HA addressed members at our AGM

August 2017

August, was the first season for Brighton & Hove Albion in the Premier League.

June 19th 2018

SOB AGM Paul Barber guest speaker

June 12th 2019

SOB AGM Paul Barber guest speaker

July 18th 2022

SOB AGM Paul Barber guest speaker (first AGM since Covid lock-down)

July 6th 2023

SOB AGM Zoe Johnson C.E.O. Women’s Football Team guest speaker