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Horsham praised for season-best showing but Hastings own ‘time wasting’ earnt them a point

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola praised a season-best showing but said Hastings United benefited from their own time wasting to net a injury-time equaliser on Tuesday night.

The FA are set to introduce 12 new rules to youth football. Picture by Derek Martin

The FA to introduce 12 new youth football rules

The FA is set to introduce 12 new rules to youth football, which includes no slide tackling, no shouting from spectators and teams being allowed an extra player on the pitch if they trail by four goals.
Darren Budd has been released by Horsham after informing the club he was not enjoying his football. Picture by Steve Robards

Goal-shy Horsham encouraged to be 'more creative' in tough test at in-form Hastings United

Horsham are expecting a tough test away at Hastings United tonight and manager Dominic Di Paola is encouraging his side to be a bit more creative.
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Long Ramsgate trip proves pointless for Horsham, but ‘draw would have been fair’ result

Horsham were left to rue a missed open goal and a late ‘blatant penalty’ decision that went against them as they were sunk by a solitary goal at Ramsgate.

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YMCA could rest players in Peter Bentley Cup clash with Bexhill

Horsham YMCA manager Peter Buckland is aiming to give starts to reserve and under-21 players against division-lower Bexhill in the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup tonight.

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Horsham YMCA praised for great ‘reaction’ to win away at Saltdean

Horsham YMCA boss Peter Buckland is adamant that their 3-1 win at big-spenders Saltdean United was never in doubt.

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‘Struggling’ Horsham face squad rebuild as Di Paola demands fight and togetherness

‘Struggling’ Horsham are facing the drastic action of rebuilding their playing squad midway through the season.

Rob O'Toole in action for Horsham earlier this season. Picture by Steve Robards

Striker O'Toole's exit a blow, but persistent Saltdean United's offer was 'staggering'

Ex-Horsham striker Rob O’Toole made his switch to joining Southern Combination League side Saltdean last week after not being able to turn down a ‘staggering’ offer.
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Buckland offered resignation after defeat but will stay at YMCA for time being

Horsham YMCA manager Peter Buckland offered his resignation after his side’s defeat to Crawley Down Gatwick on Tuesday night.

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‘A loss is a loss, but we could have collapsed’ - Improved Hornets take consolation against Carshalton

Despite another defeat, Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola praised his side’s character and effort after admitting they could have ‘collapsed’ against Carshalton Athletic.

Striker Liam McDevitt in action for Horsham last season. Picture by Steve Robards

Two new signings and loanees to return for Horsham's clash with Carshalton Athletic

Horsham have re-signed striker Liam MacDevitt and added goalkeeper James Fernandes to their ranks as they look to bounce back against Carshalton Athletic tonight.
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Di Paola blasts ‘unacceptable’ display with Horsham humiliated in FA Trophy rout

Horsham were handed their heaviest defeat in 35 years as they were humiliated by Cray Wanderers in the FA Trophy on Saturday.

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Gill’s early goal earns Horsham YMCA draw with leaders Chichester

Horsham YMCA held league leaders Chichester City to a 1-1 draw in the Southern Combination League Premier Division thanks to an early goal by Ollie Gill.

Harri Nourse netted a brace for Roffey in their 7-0 win over Worthing Town. Picture by Steve Robards

Seventh heaven again for leaders Roffey... Alfold secure maiden away win

Ben Hands hit another hat-trick as Division 2 leaders Roffey crashed another seven goals past Worthing Town.

Eastbourne United's Matt Simpson collapsed at half-time during last night's Sussex Senior Cup clash at Steyning.

Steyning Town cup exit marred by player collapse

Steyning Town Football Club’s Sussex Senior Cup exit to division-higher SCFL Premier Division Eastbourne United was overshadowed by a player being taken to hospital after collapsing at half-time last night.
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Buckland praises YM’s attitude following win over Worthing United

Horsham YMCA manager Peter Buckland has praised his team’s attitude following their 3-1 win over Worthing United, writes Sam Morton.

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Horsham boss Di Paola blames ‘not enough effort’ for costly first half display

Horsham suffered their third successive league defeat when they lost 3-0 at home to play-off contenders Cray Wanderers.

Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley. Picture by Johnston Press

Rumour mill: Bilic buys himself time with late win; Koeman's job hanging by a thread

Equity firm could be set to approach Newcastle?

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