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Hughton not getting carried away after a good workout against Crawley Town

Chris Hughton reflected on a good workout against Crawley Town, but is not getting too far ahead of himself in Brighton & Hove Albion's Premier League preparations.

Goalscorer Solly March in action from Brighton & Hove Albion against Crawley Town

Crawley Town 0, Brighton 6: Ryan has quiet debut as Albion give plenty minutes in rampant friendly victory

Brighton & Hove Albion ran riot over League Two Crawley Town as their Premier League preparations began on English soil this afternoon.
Pagham score against Cowes / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham find it plain sailing against Cowes

Pagham began their home friendly line-up by beating Cowes Sports 4-1.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Rocks get better of Chichester City

It was derby time at Oaklands Park as the Rocks were hosted by Miles Rutherford’s Chichester City.

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GALLERY: Rocks mark Pompey visit as a good day for club

Bognor bosses were pleased with the success of Pompey’s annual visit - on and off the pitch.

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Scott Jones has hit the ground running in pre-season / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Chichester cheer as Brockenhurst and Alresford are beaten

An Ellis Martin penalty and a second-half strike from new signing Rob Hutchings helped Chichester City to their first pre-season win – 2-1 the score – in a rearranged friendly with Brockenhurst.

The Rocks won 5-2 in a lively game at Chichester City / Picture by Ian Worden

Five-star Bognor given stern test by Chichester City

Bognor won 5-2 at Chichester City as the local rivals continued their pre-season build-up - but in truth there was little to choose for long spells between two sides separated by three leagues.
Diego Costa. Picture by Shutterstock.

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea holding out for £44m for Diego Costa | Liverpool preparing to bid £70m for Naby Keita | Arsenal tell West Ham to pay £20m for Jack Wilshere | Manchester City close to signing Real Madrid's Danilo for £26.5m | AC Milan say Tottenham target Suso is not for sale | Manchester United linked with Paris St-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti | Inter Milan tell Red Devils they must include Anthony Martial in any deal for Ivan Perisic

Chelsea are holding out for £44m for striker Diego Costa
Gary Charman and Darin Killpartrick in the Rocks dugout / Picture by Tim Hale

Trio join Rocks - will more follow them?

Bognor have signed midfield trio Joe Lea, Pat Suraci and Tommy Scutt as their summer team-strengthening gathers pace.

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Former Bognor defender Tom Broadbent signed for Bristol Rovers earlier today.

Ex-Rocks defender joins Bristol Rovers

Former Bognor defender Tom Broadbent completed a switch to League 1 Bristol Rovers earlier today.

Karim Benzema

RUMOUR MILL: Arsenal want Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema | Neymar insists he’s happy at Barcelona after claims PSG will trigger £197.3million release clause | Ross Barkley demanding £150,000 a week to join Tottenham | West Ham close to signing Javier Hernandez for £13m

Karim Benzema is wanted at the Emirates.
Sergio Aguero.
Picture by Shutterstock

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea have ‘serious and strong interest’ in Sergio Aguero | Manchester United consider final £60m offer for Eric Dier | Crystal Palace offer £16m for Calum Chambers | Leicester’s Riyad Mahrez ready to take a pay cut to join Roma | Paris-Saint-Germain planning to trigger Neymar’s £195m release clause | Wojciech Szczesny set to join Juve | Dalbert Henrique confirms Liverpool approach

Chelsea have a ‘serious and strong interest’ in buying Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero
Midhurst in action at Selsey last season / Picture by Kate Shemilt

FA Vase entry is part of Midhurst’s new adventure

It’s been another busy summer for Midhurst and Easebourne FC.

Dele Alli. Picture by Shutterstock

RUMOUR MILL: Barcelona considering move for Dele Alli | Tottenham preparing another push to sign Ross Barkley | Roma to make second bid for Riyad Mahrez | Chelsea told they have one week to sign Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang | Manchester City closing in on deal for Benjamin Mendy | West Ham hope to complete signing of Marko Arnautovic | Virgil van Dijk could still become a £60m Liverpool signing

Barcelona are considering a move for Tottenham and England star Dele Alli

VIDEO: Coach pleased as Rocks test Pompey

Rocks coach Darin Killpartrick was pleased with the team’s performance as they made Kenny Jackett’ Pompey work hard for a 2-0 friendly win at Nyewood Lane.

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Brett Pitman opened his Pompey account five minutes into his debut against Bognor Picture: Joe Pepler

Pitman at the double on Pompey debut

New boy Brett Pitman opened his Pompey goal account with a double at Bognor today.

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Pompey boss Kenny Jackett with Bognor general manager Jack Pearce / Picture copyright Tim Hale

VIDEO: Rocks give Pompey a run for their money

Brett Pitman scored a simple goal five minutes into his Pompey debut and another four minutes from time - but that was all that separated the sides as Bognor gave Kenny Jackett's team their stiffest pre-season test to date.
Chi manager Miles Rutherford / Picture by Chris Hatton

Bulldog spirit wins the night as Chichester hold Salisbury

Steve Claridge has seen most things in football in a playing career that stretches back more than 30 years.

The Rocks have a pre-season huddle at Worthing / Picture by Tommy McMillan

OPINION: Stability is key as tough season beckons Rocks

Jamie Howell is a hard act to follow. Isn’t he?
Action from Bognor's opening-game win at Worthing / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Charman pinpoints keys to more Rocks success

Gary Charman says keeping hold of coach Darin Killpartrick and the majority of last season’s squad has been massive in helping the Rocks prepare for life in National League South.

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