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Beard boosted by positive point from entertaining Chichester City clash

Loxwood manager Mark Beard was satisfied to take a point from an entertaining clash with Chichester City on Tuesday night.

Tim Penlington when he took over as manager of Crawley Down Gatwick in 2014

Penlington named as new Roffey boss

Tim Penlington has been named as the new manager of Roffey.

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Buckland praises strength in depth as YM end Shoreham’s perfect start

A Sam Schaaf strike saw Horsham YMCA put a shock end to Premier Division leaders Shoreham’s perfect start to the season on Tuesday night.

Horsham YMCA's Dean Carden tackles Joe Shelley in Saturday's FA Vase clash. Picture by Roger Smith

Brown on target as YMCA roar past Lions into the FA Vase first round

Horsham YMCA proved worthy winners at a windy Nyetimber Lane as they advanced into the first round proper of the FA Vase.

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Sussex side closing in on unwanted century

Ferring Football Club’s conceded tally for the season reached 97 on Saturday.

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Painter praises ‘game changer’ Andrade as Broadbridge Heath edge out Town

Broadbridge Hetah boss Steve Painter hailed match-winner Tiago Andrade as a ‘game changer’ as they picked up their sixth league win of the season.

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FA Vase first round draw: Sussex teams continue Vase quest

The first round draw of the FA Vase was made today at Wembley Stadium with a number of Sussex teams still going strong.

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Buckland relishing FA Vase, but strikers are lacking for tough tie

Horsham YMCA manager Peter Buckland is once again relishing the FA Vase Wembley dream, but maintains they have one of the toughest draws at Pagham on Saturday.

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Steyning Town have big plans for 3G opening as work continues

Work is well under way on Steyning Town’s new 3G surface - and the club have a bumper opening weekend planned next month.

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Town’s 3G completion creeping closer

Yet another Sussex football club are closing in on completion of a 3G surface at their home.

Billingshurst Nick Tilley in action last season. Picture by Jon Smalldon

Tilley hat-trick helps Billingshurst to second league victory

Division 1 new boys Billingshurst clinched their second victory on the campaign as they overcame basement side St Francis Rangers on Saturday.

Worthing United's Robert Albon Memorial Ground. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Sussex sides ordered to replay FA Vase encounter

Worthing United and Peacehaven & Telscombe Football Club’s have been ordered to replay their abandoned FA Vase first-round qualifying encounter on Saturday.

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Horsham YMCA leave it late in RUR Cup at Eastbourne

Horsham YMCA left it late to progress in the RUR Cup on Tuesday night as they overcame Eastbourne United in extra-time.

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Holmes hat-tricks helps Broadbridge Heath back to winning ways at Dockers

Three goals in a ten-minute second-half spell helped Broadbridge Heath return to winning ways in the Premier Division with a 4-2 victory at Newhaven.

Lewis Levoi stuck twice in Steyning's RUR Cup defeat on Tuesday. Picture: Liz Pearce LP1600683

Steyning let two-goal lead slip in RUR Cup defeat

Steyning Football Club’s run in this year’s Sussex RUR Charity Cup competition was ended on Tuesday.

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Three Bridges 1 Horsham 2: Dodd and Duncan goals earn derby honours

Horsham won the local bragging rights against Three Bridges thanks to two second-half goals by Terry Dodd and Alex Duncan..

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Steyning 2, Loxwood 3: Magpies need extra-time to edge past Town in RUR Cup

It took Loxwood extra-time to edge past division-lower Steyning Town in an entertaining RUR Cup game on Tuesday night.

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Loxwood ease to victory over Peacehaven

Loxwood got back to winning ways following a three-game losing run with a comfortable 2-0 win against Peacehaven and Telscombe.

Joseph Benn slots Mile Oak ahead from the penalty spot on Saturday. Picture: Stephen Goodger

In-form Mile Oak see off rivals Storrington

Mile Oak Football Club’s sensational Southern Combination League Division 1 run was extended on Saturday.

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Horsham boss Di Paola: ‘We must have more belief’

Horsham let slip a lead in an away game for the second time in 12 days before losing 3-2 to Kent side Sittingbourne.

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