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Charity memorial match caps another superb season for Hills Farm Lane

Hills Farm Lane veterans ended their season with a bang last weekend with a friendly charity match in the sunshine at Shipley.

Southern Combination League

Promoted and relegated teams revealed with constitution of top SCFL divisions announced

The constitution of the top division in the Southern Combination League have today been annouced within the club allocations for Step 5 and 6 of the National League System.

Steyning Town manager Gerry Murphy. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Murphy aiming to put together a squad for a promotion push at Steyning Town

Gerry Murphy is looking to assemble a Steyning Town squad that can push for Southern Combination League Division 1 promotion next season.

The Caburn

Rising costs force Ringmer FC to withdraw from Southern Combination

Ringmer FC are withdrawing from the Southern Counties Combination League from the 2018-19 season due to escalating running costs.

Loxwood FC - Paul Taylor, Jordan Williams, Matt Camp, Mark Lacey, Gareth Neathey, Steve Langridge and Chris Simmons

New-look Loxwood management team is finalised and aiming to continue youth policy

With their new-look management teams finalised, Loxwood have stressed they are ‘staunchly committed’ to continue bringing youth players into senior football.

Alfie Rogers is mobbed after giving Horsham an early lead against Hythe Town. Picture by John Lines.

New signings talks ongoing while Horsham are keen to keep majority of squad together

Horsham are playing the waiting game on potential new signings, but hope to have answers from all of last season’s players on their futures by the end of next week.

Football, Southern Combination League Division 1: Storrington v Billingshurst SR1720215.  Chris Simmons manager. Pic Steve Robards SUS-170828-105008001

Simmons says stepping down as Billingshurst boss was ‘tough decision’ but the right one

Chris Simmons says it was a ‘tough decision’ to step down as Billingshurst manager after just one season in the role, but said the fit wasn’t right for him or the club.


SLIDESHOW: Young footballers fly in for Robins' annual fun day

The Annual Roffey Robins Fun Day was held at Roffey Football Club on Saturday.

Horsham Fc First Team Manager ' Dominic Di Paola. Pic Steve Robards SR1626364 SUS-160913-134127001

Horsham content with familiarity of opponents in newly-named league

Horsham manager Dominic Di Paola believes it’s a case of better the devil you know with the familiarity of their league placement for next season.

Sussex Cricket League, Division 2: Three Bridges v Billingshurst (batting). Tom Haynes. Pic Steve Robards SR1812591 SUS-180605-162314001

Billingshurst happy to see no-one steal a march in weekend washout

Billingshurst captain Tom Haynes was thankful for a full washout in Division 2 when it was clear their match was off, to prevent anyone stealing an early march.

Horsham striker Toby House will have his name used on the FA Cup final ball at the weekend.

Horsham and House to feature in FA Cup final between Manchester United and Chelsea

Horsham may have only reached the second qualifying round of the FA Cup but one of their players will feature in the FA Cup final this weekend.
Horsham FC Steve Metcalf. Pic Steve Robards SR1720480 SUS-170829-111023001

Hornets set for Newquay trip in pre-season campaign

Horsham have moved quickly to finalise their pre-season preparations for next season with the confirmation of seven friendly matches.

The Weald

The Weald are Sussex Schools Cup winners in Healy’s finale

The Weald School were crowned Under-19 Sussex Schools League Cup winners at the Sussex FA headquarters on Friday night.
YM players collect their runners-up medal

Buckland champing at the bit for next season after cup frustration

Horsham YMCA boss Peter Buckland was left frustrated by his side’s 4-0 Peter Bentley Challenge Cup loss against league champions Haywards Heath Town but is champing at the bit for next season to begin.

Video: Peter Bentley Challenge Cup final - slideshow of pictures

Haywards Heath Town beat Horsham YMCA 4-0 in the final of the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup on a scorching Bank Holiday Monday.

Peter Bentley Challenge Cup final: Akehurst brace sees Heath complete league and cup double

Haywards Heath Town completed the league and cup double after a convincing 4-0 Peter Bentley Challenge Cup final win against Horsham YMCA.
Hill Farms Lane have won the Worthing & Horsham District Sunday Veterans League

Hills Farm Lane clinch their first veteran’s title

Hills Farm Lane have claimed its first veteran’s title by winning the Worthing & Horsham District Sunday Veterans League.

Horsham YMCA boss Peter Buckland

Buckland says league ‘failings’ won’t effect Horsham YMCA in Peter Bentley Cup final clash

Horsham YMCA boss Peter Buckland has admitted that his side have ‘failed’ in the league, but insists it won’t have a negative effect on their chances of lifting the Peter Bentley Cup.

Horsham FC manager Dominic Di Paola. 19.09.2015. Pic Steve Robards SR1522351 SUS-150921-091646001

Time for a hard-earned break after Di Paola’s ‘hardest season in his career’

Horsham boss Dominic Di Paola is ready to take a hard-earned break having completed a tough season with difficult problems he had to overcome.

Jon Meeney pictured during his time as joint manager at Worthing. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Horsham making moves for next season with addition of ‘excellent coach’

With the dust barely settled on the 2017-18 campaign, Horsham are already making moves for next season with the addition of a new coach - the experienced Jon Meeney.

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