Mark Lawrenson transferred to Brighton and Hove Albion

June 22, 1977
Brighton have paid a club record fee of £100,000* for Preston defender Mark Lawrenson. And chairman Mike Bamber proudly gave the news last night at Heathrow Airport after signing Lawrenson in Benidorm, where Preston have been on holiday.
(Daily Express: June 23, 1977)

** Correct transfer fee according to other sources were £112,000.

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