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Di Paola praises Horsham for FA Cup winning display against Chertsey

Horsham progressed to the first qualifying round of the FA Cup on Saturday with a 3-1 away victory at Chertsey Town.

Lionel Messi.

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Horsham coach Ian Browne  (far right) 
has departed from 
the management team, leaving 
Dominic Di Paola and Adam Westwood going it alone. Pic Steve Robards SR1611028 SUS-160416-200826001

Hornets bid to end FA Cup demons boosted by stoppers, but hit by Browne exit

Horsham goalkeeper Josh Jones is back available as Dominic Di Paola looks to banish his FA Cup demons at Chertsey Town this weekend.

Horsham FC manager Dominic Di Paola. 19.09.2015. Pic Steve Robards SR1522354 SUS-150921-091621001

Horsham boss Di Paola saw improvement against Shoreham but admits it’s an ‘under-whelming start’

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola was pleased to get the first three points of the season under their belts, but admits it’s been an ‘under-whelming start’.

Horsham YMCA v Eastbourne Town FC. 01-04-17. Pic Steve Robards SR1706298 SUS-170304-113253001

Buckland hails ‘on-fire’ Phil for YM’s second-half flourish

Horsham YMCA manager Pete Buckland praised Phil Johnson for masterminding their Premier Division victory over East Preston.

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli.

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JPCT 310115 S15050387x Football, County League Division 1: Loxwood v Horsham YMCA -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-150202-090512001

Familton’s late stunner sees Loxwood break down Bridges

Defender Tom Familton’s late stunner gave ‘immense’ Loxwood an impressive scalp over Premier Division new boys Three Bridges on Tuesday.

Southern Combination League, Premier Division: Broadbridge Heath v Chichester City.. Pic Steve Robards SR1718864 SUS-170814-131326001

Fender treble helps Heath to biggest senior win and top of Premier Division table

Devon Fender hit a first-half hat-trick to help Broadbridge Heath to their biggest-ever win in senior football and send them top of the Premier Division.

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic.

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Scott Packer played the full 90 minutes for Shoreham this evening. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Hornets prove too strong for Shoreham

Shoreham Football Club suffered a second consecutive Bostik League South defeat this evening.

Horsham v Guernsey - manager Dominic Di Paola 07-01-17. Steve Robards  Pic SR1637993 SUS-170701-173439001

Horsham boss Di Paola looking for first win at new home venue

Horsham boss Dominic Di Paola wants to make amends for their opening day defeat when they host newly promoted Sussex rivals Shoreham in the first game at their new home ground at Culver Road, Lancing tonight (Tuesday), kick-off 7.30pm.

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio.

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Football Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola and assistant Ian Browne. 02-04-16. SR1609651  Pic Steve Robards SUS-160404-111311001

‘If there is one word for me it is consistency’ - Horsham boss Di Paola ahead of new season

‘If there is one word for me next season it is consistency’ - that’s the view of Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola on the eve of the new season.

Horsham YMCA FC. Dan Evans.  Pic Steve Robards  SR1627512 SUS-160926-165204001

‘Disappointing’ Horsham YMCA crash out of FA Cup at first hurdle to Three Bridges

Horsham YMCA manager Peter Buckland has set his sights on their Premier Division season after a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Three Bridges in the FA Cup.

DM1724573a.jpg. Football: Shoreham v Broadbridge Heath. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-170402-185301008

Heath’s first taste of FA Cup for 13 years ends somewhat harshly at Sevenoaks Town

Assistant manager Steve Whiting felt Broadbridge Heath’s at times ‘dominant’ performance deserved more than it got in their first take of the FA Cup for 13 years on Saturday.

Loxwood's Joe Holvey in action during their FA Cup clash with Holmesdale

On-song Magpies fly through in the FA Cup with ‘thoroughly well deserved’ win

Loxwood manager Dave Cocoracchio lauded a superb day for the club as got their season up and running by beating Southern Counties East Football League side Holmesdale in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Steyning players celebrate after netting on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Steyning stun United to claim FA Cup scalp

Steyning Town Football Club pulled off an FA Cup shock as they played their first game in the famous old competition for 12 years on Saturday.
FA Cup extra preliminary round: Horsham v Lancing. Pic Steve Robards. SR1519774 SUS-150817-110414001

‘Chaotic’ summer for Storrington after relegation and reinstatement

Manager John Rhodie has had a ‘frustrating’ and ‘chaotic’ summer at Storrington after the club were relegated and then reinstated into Division 1.

Football, Southern Combination League Division 2: Billingshurst manager Adie Konieczny. Pic Steve Robards SR1609248 SUS-160326-195124001

Billingshurst enter ‘new chapter’ as Simmons take managerial role from Konieczny

Billingshurst enter their second season in senior football for a ‘new chapter’ as they have appointed Chris Simmons as their new manager.

Worthing defender Sam Rents in action during the 4-3 defeat to Horsham on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Two more set to sign as Horsham boss calls for ‘perspective’ over pre-season

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola has warned you cannot read too much into pre-season results and is welcoming a break ahead of the start of the new campaign.

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