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Last Updated: Tuesday, 8 November 2005, 11:45 GMT
Knight back on side after apology
Leon Knight
Striker Leon Knight is back in contention for Brighton after apologising to boss Mark McGhee following their fall-out last week.

The apology came after McGhee demanded he say sorry for his reaction to being substituted against Wolves last week.

The manager told local newspaper The Argus: "Leon asked to come in and see me. He's apologised unconditionally for the way he came off the field."

Knight is now on course for a recall against Crystal Palace in two weeks.

Knight did not travel with the squad beaten 3-0 by Stoke on Saturday as McGhee insisted he would not be picked again until an apology was made.

But the axed forward has drawn a line under their fall-out by having a heart-to-heart with McGhee on Monday.

"I had a long discussion with him about all of that and his general demeanour," added McGhee.

"We've discussed all aspects of his training, playing, everything, and I think it has ended up being very constructive.

"He's also accepted my decision to leave him out and I still think that was the right thing to do for everyone, particularly for Leon."

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