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Di Paola: Having a permanent home can secure a solid future

Dominic Di Paola believes a new permanent home of their own can secure a solid future for Horsham.

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Horsham’s nine-year nomadic existence ending is ‘overwhelming sense of relief’

Horsham have secured their biggest ever victory; namely the club’s future with their nine-year long nomadic existence brought to an end.

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Horsham president Frank King.   Picture: Liz Pearce. 050715 LP1501809 SUS-150507-205738008

‘If this had failed, it would have been a disaster’ - Horsham president on ground application

Horsham president Frank King has praised the hard work of the club’s committee and admitted he feared for the club’s future had their planning application been blocked.

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Horsham to play at Culver Road during new ground development

Horsham’s new temporary home next season will be the Sussex County FA headquarters in Culver Road.

An artist impression of what Horsham Football Club's propsed new home could look like

BREAKING NEWS: Horsham FC's new ground approved

A new home for Horsham Football Club has been approved at Hop Oast delighting its fans and committee.
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Horsham boss says they are ‘desperate’ to have new home approved

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola has said the club is ‘desperate’ to have their planning application for a new home approved tonight.

Brighton boss Chris Hughton. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Hughton says Albion missed an opportunity with Leeds United defeat

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton admitted his side missed an opportunity with their 2-0 defeat at Leeds United on Saturday.

Horsham FC new ground proposals at Hop Oast (photo submitted).

Borrett ‘quietly confident’ over Hornets final bid for a new home

Horsham Football Club chairman Kevin Borrett is ‘quietly confident’ the club’s planning hearing to build a new ground will end with a positive result.

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Pochettino to PSG?

RUMOUR MILL: PSG planning to poach Pochettino | Manchester United hold talks with Lukaku agent | Kompany heading for City exit | Chelsea must offer Courtois £200,000-a-week to keep Madrid at bay

French giants Paris Saint-Germain could make a move for Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino if they decide change manager this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Loxwood manager Mark Beard

Beard leaves Loxwood on verge of being a top-three side

Mark Beard has hailed his time at Loxwood as ‘fantastic’ and said they are on the verge of becoming a top-three side in the Premier Division.

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Horsham secure Ryman League status but it’s ‘the smallest of small victories’

Horsham have secured their Ryman League status for next season.

Loxwood v Eastbourne Town. Picture by Joe Knight

Cocoracchio pleased with players’ response despite narrow lost to Eastbourne

Returning Loxwood manager Dave Cocoracchio was pleased with the response from his players, despite a narrow defeat to Eastbourne United.

Former England international Rodney Marsh (centre), Picture by Derek Martin DM1481254

Former England international offers Ferring advice

Former England international Rodney Marsh has offered Southern Combination League Division 2 strugglers Ferring Football Club some advice for next season.

Hassocks v Horsham YMCA. Picture by PW Sporting Photography.

Buckland: If I live to be 100, I’ll never know how we didn’t win

Horsham YMCA suffered a rare defeat to in-form Hassocks as Peter Buckland’s side missed another opportunity to jump up the Premier Division table.

Action from Ferring's clash at Rustington earlier this season. Picture by Derek Martin DM16148932

Allen hoping to lead Ferring revival

Steve Allen wants to be the man to lead a Ferring Football Club revival next season.

Mesuz Ozil.

RUMOUR MILL: Ozil could remain at Arsenal even if Wenger quits this summer | Bayern set sights on Xhaka | Conte hints Terry may have played last game for Chelsea

Ozil set to stay at Arsenal? Alderweireld close to signing new deal at Spurs?

Action from Saturday's game. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Hassock 1, Horsham YMCA 0: Benson goal separates sides

A few weeks ago, Hassocks would've been dreading back-to-back league fixtures with Eastbourne Town and Horsham YMCA.

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Horsham boss Di Paola admits: ‘We didn’t work their goalkeeper’

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola admitted they were not at their best during their 2-0 home defeat by Herne Bay.

Ryman League South Division: Horsham v Corinthian Casuals. Tony Nwachukwu  Pic Steve Robards SR1703785 SUS-170227-150609001

Horsham 0 Herne Bay 2: Hornets’ defence fail to stop two-goal Pulman

Horsham fell to a 2-0 home defeat to Herne Bay following a brace by Ian Pulman.

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Relegation race expected to go down to the wire, but Horsham boss is delighted they are safe

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola is expecting the Ryman League relegation battle to go down to the wire - but is delighted to be nowhere near it.

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