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Rance stars as Steyning ship six in quarter-final defeat

Jared Rance scored four times as Steyning Town Football Club were hit for six in their Southern Combination League Division 1 Cup quarter-final clash with East Preston on Saturday.


Football fixtures hit by the frost

Football fixtures have been hit by the frost from League Town down to the Southern Combination Football League today.
A touching tribute has been paid to Graham Taylor by Eddie Plumley

West Chiltington man pays tribute to former Wolves colleague Graham Taylor

A West Chiltington man has paid a heartfelt tribute to his former Watford colleague Graham Taylor, describing him as a ‘marvellous man’.

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Play-off push ruled out as Horsham would need ‘perfect’ run-in

Horsham have been ruled out of an unexpected late play-off push as they would need a ‘perfect’ run-in to sneak a spot.

Horsham YMCA assistant manager Dean Potter

Potter steps down from assistant role at YMCA

Dean Potter has stepped down from his role as assistant manager of Horsham YMCA.

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Sweeper keeper Carruthers gets hearts pumping at Loxwood

New Loxwood stopper Dave Carruthers has got his manager’s heart rate up at Plaistow Road.

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Beard: We have our identity back at Loxwood again

Mark Beard says Loxwood have their identity back after even he lost the enjoyment during their torrid run of form.

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Gaskin signs off in style as boss hails his impact at Horsham

George Gaskin has been hailed for making a ‘big difference’ as he signed off in style by hitting a brace in his final game before returning to Littlehampton.

Yasin Ben El-Mhanni in action for Lewes against Hampton and Richmond last year. Picture by James Boyes

Former Lewes winger, who has body doubled for Neymar and Ronaldo, makes Newcastle debut

A former Lewes winger said it was an 'unbelievable experience' as he made his bow for Newcastle United on Tuesday night in the FA Cup.
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Horsham overcome ‘tired legs’ to pick up satisfying Three Bridges win

A satisfied Dominic Di Paola disclosed Horsham set out an unadventurous stall against Three Bridges as they were still feeling the effects of Saturday’s hard-fought victory.

Hutchinson will be without Bailo Camara

Eastbourne United boss Hutchinson expecting tough YM test

Eastbourne United’s manager Tobi Hutchinson is expecting another tough game against Horsham YMCA this weekend as United look to jump straight back into action after a weekend off.

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Horsham 2, Three Bridges 0: Gaskin double makes it lucky seven for the Hornets

Horsham extended their unbeaten run to seven games as they completed the double over local rivals Three Bridges this evening.

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Luxury of numbers means Horsham can ‘freshen things up’ against Bridges

Horsham will make changes tonight to ‘freshen things up’ in their local derby against Three Bridges at Gorings Mead.

An aerial view of the new LED floodlights installed at Culver Road.

Sussex County FA leading the way as new LED floodlights are installed

The Sussex County Football Association are leading the way after having new LED Floodlights installed at their Culver Road home.

Storrington player-boss John Rhodie. Picture: Steve Robards SR1627988

Ten-man Swans lose at Saltdean

Storrington Football Club were reduced to ten-men - and lost - for the second successive Southern Combination League Division 1 game on Saturday.

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House brace helps Loxwood end winless run against Crawley Down Gatwick

Loxwood climbed back into the top half of the Premier Division table as they tasted victory for the first time in eight attempts.

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Di Paola ‘over the moon’ as Horsham execute game plan and some revenge on Dorking

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola praised his team for executing the game plan in their impressive scalp over title chasing Dorking Wanderers.

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Horsham 2, Dorking Wanderers 0: Kirkwood magic inspires Hornets to fine victory

A show-stopping free kick from Scott Kirkwood inspired Horsham to a fine victory over promotion chasing Dorking Wanderers this afternoon.

Craig Knowles rounded off the scoring as Steyning sealed a victory at Seaford Town on Saturday. Picture: Steve Robards SR1635190

Steyning leave it late to sink Seaford Town

Steyning Town Football Club struck twice in the final five minutes to seal victory at Seaford Town on Saturday.

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

Supporters of Horsham FC’s ground plan ask council to ‘think long-term and approve bid’

Supporters of Horsham FC’s bid for a new home to have urged the council to think ‘long-term’ and approve their third and final application.

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