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Painter praises ‘makeshift defence’ after Broadbridge Heath beat Wick

Broadbridge Heath manager Steve Painter praised his side for a dominant display against Wick despite being without his regular defence.

The foggy scene at The Pilot Field shortly before the scheduled kick-off time. Picture by Simon Newstead

Foggy frustration for Horsham at Hastings but postponement was right call, says boss

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola agreed, despite a three-hour horror journey, the postponement of Tuesday night’s match at Hastings United due to fog was completely the right decision.

The foggy scene at The Pilot Field shortly before the scheduled kick-off time tonight.

Hornets match called-off at last minute

Horsham Football Club's match away to Hastings United tonight (Tuesday) was postponed shortly before it was due to kick-off.

Horsham YMCA assistant manager Dean Potter

Potter felt Horsham YMCA didn’t do themselves justice in FA Vase

Dean Potter felt Horsham YMCA did not do themselves justice as they crashed out of the FA Vase.

Football, Ryman League South Division: Horsham v Chipstead. Darren Boswell. Pic Steve Robards  SR1626434 SUS-161209-114238001

Di Paola praises Horsham players and blames injury woes for Walton Casuals defeat

Horsham boss Dominic Di Paola refused to criticise and instead praised his hard-working players, citing they were victims of circumstance against Walton Casuals.

Chi City are looking forward to a home tie against Buckland / Picture by Kate Shemilt

FA Vase draw: Chichester City and Eastbourne Town discover next opponents

Chichester City will host Buckland Athletic in the fourth round of the FA Vase - while Eastbourne Town must wait to see who they will visit.

Ollie Moore's header that was ruled out in Broadbridge Heath's draw with Hassocks on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake

Broadbridge Heath ‘mystified’ after early disallowed goal at Hassocks

Steve Painter said he was left ‘mystified’ after being denied what Broadbridge Heath felt was a clear goal in their draw at Hassocks.

Football round-up

Non-League Sussex: Super sub Thompson saves the day, Heath make it 17 in four and an un-bear-lievable decision

Hassocks 1-1 Broadbridge Heath: The Bears take home a point from Hassocks after a late equaliser denies them three.

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Horsham YMCA 0, Buckland Athletic 3:YM crash out of FA Vase

Horsham YMCA exited the FA Vase with a whimper as they suffered a home defeat at the hands of Buckland Athletic this afternoon.


Skipper Dugdale wants Horsham YMCA to write in FA Vase record books

Horsham YMCA captain Ash Dugdale wants his side to write themselves in the Sussex record books - with the ultimate dream of walking out at Wembley.

Horsham FC v Chatham 12-11-16 Ollie Gill. Pic Steve Robards SR1633991 SUS-161114-124928001

Horsham in search to add more firepower

Horsham are searching for a new striker to add to their firepower.

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Roffey target crucial period after return to winning ways

Roffey manager Tim Penlington is looking forward to a exciting Christmas period after they got back to winning ways on Saturday.

Horsham YMCA's Dave Brown in action against Haywards Heath on Saturday. Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Horsham YMCA produce perfect response at Eastbourne after two defeats

Horsham YMCA manager Peter Buckland said it was the perfect response as they ended their two-goal losing run at Eastbourne Town on Tuesday night.

Horsham FC's ground at Gorings Mead, Horsham. Pic Steve Robards SUS-150429-150943001

OFF: Horsham v Three Bridges clash postponed due to frozen pitch

Tonight’s Ryman League South Division derby clash between Horsham and Three Bridges at Gorings Mead has been postponed owing to a frozen pitch.

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Di Paola believes opponents Three Bridges are in false position in league

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola believes Three Bridges are sitting in a false position in the Ryman League South Division table.

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Boswell’s late strike rescues Hornets a point against Hastings

An injury-time Darren Boswell goal on his Horsham return helped them pinch a point against Hastings United on Saturday.

Steyning celebrate a goal earlier this season. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Steyning stay third with victory over ten-man Oakwood

Steyning Town Football Club got back on the winning trail with a home victory over ten-man Oakwood on Saturday.

Football round-up

Non-League Sussex: The Hornets snatch a point in injury-time, Hassocks’ three-goal comeback and 14 Goals in three games for Haywards Heath

Horsham 1-1 Hastings United: The Hornets snatched a point against Hastings, substitute Dan Boswell equalising in injury time.

Loxwood FC. Sam Beard.  09-16. Pic Steve Robards SR1627603 SUS-160924-125517001

Dorking and Loxwood winger Beard attracts interest from Championship clubs

Sam Beard could be a set for a professional contract after catching the eye of Championship and League One clubs.

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Di Paola delighted with new players in battling draw

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola was delighted his side recovered from going a goal behind to hold Cray Wanderers to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday night.

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