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Buckland ‘over the moon’ as YMCA advance in FA Vase

Peter Buckland revealed he was ‘over the moon’ as Horsham YMCA booked their place in the second round of the FA Vase.

The West Sussex Football League are looking for more referees and club linesmen

West Sussex Football League are ‘up to 10 or 12 referees short every week’

The West Sussex Football League are looking to attract new referees as they are suffering from a shortage of match officials this season.

Eight Sussex clubs are through to the FA Vase second round proper.

County news: Attractive FA Vase ties await Sussex clubs

This lunchtime's (Monday's) draw for the second round proper threw up some attractive-looking ties for the eight Sussex clubs still involved in the FA Vase.

Sam Baldock celebrates putting Albion 1-0 ahead with Gaetan Bong. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Baldock nets only goal as Albion beat Wolves

Sam Baldock scored the only goal of the game as Albion moved up to third in the Championship with victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers this evening.

Steyning's players line-up on the 3G surface ahead of their opening game at The Shooting Field this season on Saturday. Picture: Derek Martin DM16148588

Steyning unveil 3G surface with bumper weekend of action

Steyning Town Football Club unveiled their new state-of-the-art 3G surface with a bumper weekend of action.

Luke Donaldson netted for Lancing on Saturday. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Super sub Pitcher strikes twice to sink Lancing

Substitute Charlie Pitcher struck twice in the final 15 minutes as Loxwood came away with all three points at Lancing on Saturday.

Steyning Town Football Club are to host their first action on the new Shooting Field 3G surface this weekend

Steyning set to unveil new 3G surface at the Shooting Field

Steyning Town will unveil their brand-new £450k state-of-the-art 3G surface at The Shooting Field this weekend.

Steve Metcalf in action for Worthing last season

Former Worthing captain Metcalf will be a real asset to Hornets

Dominic Di Paola believes getting Steve Metcalf on board will be a great addition to his Horsham squad.

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Jacques goals sees Magpies edge past Lingers in Peter Bentley Cup

Loxwood set up a quarter-final Peter Bentley Cup tie with local rivals Broadbridge Heath as they edged out division-lower Lingfield on Tuesday night.

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Painter - We have season-defining run of games coming up

Steve Painter says Broadbridge Heath have a season defining few weeks coming up after they advanced into the quarter-finals of the Peter Bentley Cup on Tuesday night.

Steynings new 3G surface will host its first games this weekend

Steyning set to officially open new 3G surface

Steyning Town Football Club will play the first game on the new 3G surface at their Shooting Field home on Saturday.

Charlie Pitcher in action for Shoreham. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Loxwood bolster attacking options by re-signing Pitcher

Loxwood have bolstered their attacking options with the re-signing of striker Charlie Pitcher.

Horsham boss Dom Di Paola was delighted with the win

East Grinstead Town 0, Horsham 3: Nwachukwu inspires win for Hornets

East Grinstead Town’s three match winning run was comprehensively ended by a Horsham side inspired by the introduction of Tony Nwachukwu on the hour.
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Camp praises Hailsham’s effort as Loxwood climb up to eighth

Loxwood coach Matt Camp praised basement boys Hailsham Town for putting up a valiant fight despite falling to their tenth defeat of the season on Saturday.

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Painter praises another clean sheet as Heath beat AFC Uckfield

Broadbridge Heath boss Steve Painter was delighted with another clean sheet as his side maintained their place in the top six on Saturday.


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Broadbridge Heath have ‘strongest group’ so far and future Ryman League aspirations

Broadbridge Heath manager Steve Painter feels he currently has the best-ever squad he has had at the club – and revealed they have Ryman League ambitions.

Steyning Towns Marco Spano, Ian Nicholls, Dave Shepard, Daniel Fuller-Smith and Richard Woodbridge collect the awards. Picture by Simon Roe

Steyning Town win club and volunteer gongs at Sussex FA awards

Steyning Town have been awarded the prestigious Charter Standard Community Club of the Year award.

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New manager Penlington aims to keep up Roffey’s fine run

New manager Tim Penlington is hoping he can add to Roffey’s fine start and help them to promotion this season.

Michael Wood scores for Loxwood against AFC Uckfield Town. Picture by Matt Camp

Loxwood hit AFC Uckfield for six to extend unbeaten run

Loxwood hit AFC Uckfield Town for six on Saturday to extend their unbeaten run to five matches and continue their climb up the Premier Division table.

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YM avoid ‘potential banana skin’ against Steyning in Senior Cup success

Phil Johnson hit a brace to help Horsham YMCA ease into the second round of the Sussex Senior Cup on Tuesday night.

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