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FA CUP PREVIEW: Terriers have little to fear against City | Lincoln City stand on the brink of history | Oxford eye another North-East scalp

Having disposed of Championship side Brighton in the last round, National League leaders Lincoln City will more than likely have felt a tad disappointed not to have been paired with giants Manchester United or Chelsea, for example. However, a trip to Premier League opposition Burnley will suffice nonetheless.

Antonio Candreva.

RUMOUR MILL: Celtic deny huge Chelsea bid for Dembele as Blues miss out on Candreva | Mourinho hopes Rooney stays put | Arsenal planning summer swoop for Reus

Despite reports to the contrary, Celtic sources have denied there was a £40million bid from Chelsea for Moussa Dembele. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte also insisted no offer was made for the striker, calling the story “pure speculation”. (Various)

Simon Charman, John Lines and Paul Finn

Holbrook Club and Horsham FC sign new 25-year lease

Directors of The Holbrook Club and Horsham FC signed a new 25 year lease for the Club last week, moving the long term security of both the Holbrook and Horsham FC a step forward.

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Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is close to agreeing a three-and-a-half year deal with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg

RUMOUR MILL: Ivanovic close to Zenit deal | Black Cats seek Ulloa and Tierney | Villa in for Rhodes

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic, who played and scored in the FA Cup victory over Brentford at the weekend, is close to agreeing a three-and-a-half year deal with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg.

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Alex Parsons celebrates a goal at Shoreham that helped put Bognor into the last four / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Sussex Senior Cup semi-final draw made

Holders Eastbourne Borough will have to wait to find out how they will play in this season’s last four.

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What the new clubhouse may look like

Local teams and schools back home for Horsham FC

As Horsham FC prepare for the latest and last chance to secure a permanent ground at Hop Oast, sports teams and schools from across the District have weighed in to support the application, with many citing the opportunities for the facilities to benefit them and the wider community.

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Steve Painter

Broadbridge Heath boss Painter: ‘Our feet are firmly on the ground’

Broadbridge Heath boss Steve Painter is pleased that his side has shaken off the tag as a village club, and is ecstatic that his side can now compete with the so-called heavy hitters of the league.

New signing Mark Cave

Buckland maintains top six is where YM want to be

Horsham YMCA boss Peter Buckland maintains that a top six place is where the club is aiming to be come the end of the season, and that next season they will be going from strength to strength.

Changes in the Non League structure

Non League football set for a shake-up?

A proposed restructure of the Non League pyramid could in place for the 2018/19 season.

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.
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.
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.

Ed Sanders (No6) glances in the Rocks' first-half goal / Picture by Tim Hale

Sussex Senior Cup: Rocks too strong for Horsham

A hat-trick of assists by Ollie Pearce sent Bognor into the quarter-finals of the Sussex Senior Cup at the expense of Horsham.
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Reds boss Dermot Drummy

Drummy praises Horsham YM after Senior Cup win

Crawley Town boss Dermot Drummy has praised Southern Combination Football League Premier side Horsham YM after his side progressed to the quarter-finals.
Adi Yussuf opened the scoring for Crawley

Horsham YM 0, Crawley Town 3: YM give Reds a scare before class tells

Crawley eventually made their class tell as they reached the quarter-finals of the Sussex Senior Cup but not before they had been given a scare by Horsham YMCA.
Loxwood boss Mark Beard

Midweek football: Loxwood crash out of RUR Cup

Clinical finishing was the difference as Loxwood were hit for six by a classy Pagham side in the RUR Cup tonight (Tuesday).


Beard says there's no pressure on his Loxwood side in RUR Cup clash with Pagham

Loxwood are two games away from the RUR Cup final as they face Pagham tonight.

Action from Saturday's game by Steve Robards

Broadbridge Heath 1, Lancing 2: Below par Bears lose to Lancing

It was a below par performance from the Broadbridge Heath players in their home game with Lancing on Saturday as they lost 2-1.

Football round-up

Non-League Sussex: Super sub Thompson saves the day, Heath make it 17 in four and an un-bear-lievable decision

Hassocks 1-1 Broadbridge Heath: The Bears take home a point from Hassocks after a late equaliser denies them three.

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Non-League Sussex: The Hornets snatch a point in injury-time, Hassocks’ three-goal comeback and 14 Goals in three games for Haywards Heath

Horsham 1-1 Hastings United: The Hornets snatched a point against Hastings, substitute Dan Boswell equalising in injury time.

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