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Worthing quartet leave on loan

Worthing Football Club have allowed four young guns to leave on loan.

Broadbridge Heath FC. George Cousins. Pic Steve Robards SR1726829 SUS-170611-141715001

Cousins hat-trick helps ‘hard-working’ Broadbridge Heath to first win in seven attempts

A George Cousins hat-trick helped a ‘hard-working’ Broadbridge Heath to their first Premier Division win in seven attempts on Tuesday night.

Southern Combination League Division 1: Alfold v Roffey. Pic Steve Robards SR1803644 SUS-180502-115238001

Alfold give goal difference a boost with gr-eight ‘disciplined’ display

Leaders Alfold maintained their two-point advantage at the top of Division 2 and gave their goal difference a boost with a gr-eight display at Rottingdean.

William Hallett was a talented footballer that played for Horsham Sparrows

Football community pays heartfelt tributes to ‘talented and enthusiastic’ Will

The local football community has come together to pay heartfelt tributes after the tragic death of ‘talented and enthusiastic’ Horsham Sparrows player Will Hallett.

Horsham FC v East Grinstead FC. Adam Westwood (Horsham assistant manager). Pic Steve Robards SR1701403 SUS-170130-144823001

Horsham assistant Westwood praises improved performance against Phoenix Sports

Horsham assistant manager Adam Westwood praised an improved performance as they got back to winning ways in the Bostik League.

High fives for opening goalscorer George Landais. Picture by John Lines

Late Tolfrey header helps Horsham halt Phoenix’s rise and secure much-needed win

A late header from Tom Tolfrey secured a first three points in three league games for Horsham, as they ran out 2-1 winners again Phoenix Sports at Culver Road.

Eastbourne United V Horsham YMCA 10/2/17 - Horsham YMCA celebrate their second goal (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-181202-101621008

Horsham YMCA daring to dream of promotion but warned ‘medals aren’t handed out in February’

Horsham YMCA are daring to dream about promotion back into the Bostik League.

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola. Picture by Steve Robards

Hornets aiming for a top-half finish as Phoenix Sports fly in

Horsham boss Dominic Di Paola is hoping for further improvement and a first win in three games to help them hunt down a top-half finish as his side welcome Phoenix Sports to Culver Road on Saturday.

Horsham v Guernsey - Goalkeeper Josh Pelling. 07-01-17. Steve Robards  Pic SR1637905 SUS-170701-172555001

Horsham in safe hands with Pelling’s loan stay extended

Horsham are in safe hands for the rest of the season having acquired the services of Josh Pelling with an extended loan.

Eastbourne United V Horsham YMCA 10/2/17 - Horsham YMCA score their first goal (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-181202-101001008

Relief as Horsham YMCA extend their lead as Eastbourne United clash beats the weather

Horsham YMCA extended their lead at top of the Southern Combination League Premier Division with a 5-0 thrashing of Eastbourne United.

Broadbrideg Heath FC. Javlon Cambell. Pic Steve Robards SR1726848 SUS-170611-162536001

Improved Heath display but scoreline flatters Eastbourne Town as Andrade returns

Broadbridge Heath took encouragement from an improved display, despite a somewhat flattering 4-1 score in favour of Eastbourne Town at the Leisure Centre.

Horsham's Tom Tolfrey in action against Corinthian Casuals

Casuals’ clinical finishing the difference despite improved Horsham showing

Goals from Jordan Clarke and Gabriel Odunaike condemned Horsham to a second successive Bostik League defeat, as manager Dominic Di Paola pointed to clinical finishing proving the difference.

Football, Bostik League South  Division: Horsham v Hythe. Dominic Di Paola . Pic Stephen Goodger. DSC_3048 SUS-171127-134113001

‘A lot of the players need to question themselves’ - Di Paola lays down the law to his Horsham side

‘If these lads aren’t questioning themselves, they are not what we want’ - that’s verdict of Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola in laying down the law to his players.

Football, SCFL Premier Division: Loxwood manager Dave Cocoracchio. Pic Steve Robards SR18001441 SUS-180801-062238001

Loxwood on the look out for new signing after a few fly the nest

Loxwood manager Dave Cocoracchio admits he is actively looking to improve his squad following trio of departures.

Phil Johnson netted a hat-trick for Horsham YMCA against Broadbridge Heath

Johnson hat-trick helps extend Horsham YMCA’s lead at the top after Heath win

A Phil Johnson hat-trick helped Horsham YMCA extend their lead at the top of the Premier Division at the expense of a depleted Broadbridge Heath.

Southern Combination League Division 1: Alfold v Roffey. Pic Steve Robards SR1803634 SUS-180502-115227001

Top-of-the-table clash ends even between Fold and Roffey

The top-of-the-table clash between Alfold and Roffey in Division 2 on Saturday ended all-square in a close derby encounter.

Toby House battles for the ball against a Pagham opponent on Tuesday night. Picture by John Lines.JPG

Boss blasts ‘embarrassing’ Horsham display in Sussex Senior Cup exit to ten-man Pagham

Horsham were on the end of a dramatic cupset as they suffered an ‘embarrassing’ defeat to a ten-man Pagham in the quarter-final of the Sussex Senior Cup.

Soccer school participants with Crawley Town players and Reggie the Red

Crawley Town Community Foundation: Holiday and half-term soccer schools

Perhaps the most synonymous of all community programmes are the popular soccer schools.

Barry Hunt, front and centre, has decided to step down from his role as Loxwood chairman at the end of the season. Picture by Derek Martin

New chairman at Loxwood with Hunter stepping down after 'monumental journey'

Loxwood chairman Barry Hunter will be stepping down from his role at the end of the season after 15 years of overall service and a 'monumental journey' at the club.
Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola. Picture by Steve Robards

Horsham confident ahead of re-arranged Sussex Senior Cup quarter-final at Pagham

Horsham will be hoping it's third-time lucky as they travel to Pagham for their Sussex Senior Cup quarter-final clash tonight.

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