first_imgChrist Hughton, the manager of Brighton, has paid his last respect to the late Chas Hodges following the passing of  pop singer of Chas N Dave on Saturday night.Going back as far as the days the manager was still a player, Hodges had been a strong supporter of Tottenham, the club Hughton had played for then. In 1981 and ’82, Hughton appeared alongside teammates and Hodges in ‘Ossie’s Dream’ and ‘Tottenham Tottenham’.The singles were on top of the FA Cup chart as of the time. ‘Ain’t No Pleasing You’ resounded on Saturday from the fans of Tottenham as they played Brighton. Brighton also played the song during the half-time break in remembrance of Hodges.“It’s a very sad day today. We knew him very well. He was around the club a lot and they were always associated with Spurs,” Hughton said, according to Mail Online.BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Chris Hughton, Manager of Brighton and Hove Albion looks on prior to the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Manchester City at American Express Community Stadium on May 12, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)Hughton’s first words after being sacked Manuel R. Medina – May 22, 2019 The former Brighton and Hove Albion manager says he was “hugely disappointed and surprised” when he was fired from the club.“I’m told our [Brighton] supporters joined in the song at half time and the reason why they did that was that they knew he was synonymous with football and part of the football family. He was a really good fella and a big part of our success.”last_img

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