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VIDEO: Rocks coach won’t get carried away by Worthing rout

It was a day to remember for the Rocks - but you won’t find coach Darin Killpartrick dining out on it... well not beyond this week anyway.

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Five-star Rocks romp to win over Worthing

Bognor blew away neighbours and big rivals Worthing with a five-star show in front of a 1,006 bank holiday crowd at Nyewood Lane.

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East Grinstead Town (gold and black) v Carshalton Athletic. 2nd yellow card for Laste Dombaxe. Pic Steve Robards  SR1624617 SUS-160828-113844001

Back of the Net: Sussex and Surrey football round-up

In our weekly column, Back of the Net Ltd round-up the week’s football in Sussex and Surrey.

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Worthing celebrate earlier this season. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Elphick relishing Rocks clash

Worthing Football Club joint boss Gary Elphick believes tomorrow’s Ryman League Premier Division clash at Bognor (3pm) will be a ‘massive occasion’.

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Josh Irish was the extra-time hero for Pagham / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham prepare for Dulwich Hamlet FA Cup visit

It’s a huge week at Nyetimber Lane as SCFL premier-division side Pagham prepare to welcome Ryman premier outfit Dulwich Hamlet in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup.

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James Fraser fires Bognor ahead / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Fraser double makes it two wins in week for Rocks

Bognor made it two wins in five days as James Fraser’s double made things sticky for Billericay.

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The Rocks attacking options have been further boosted / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Ex-Chelsea and Greek top-flight star joins Rocks

Walter Figueira is the latest addition to Bognor’s attacking options.

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Jade Widdows heads home for City as they beat Cheltenham

City ladies start as they mean to go on

Chichester City Ladies got their Women’s Premier League SW division one campaign off to the perfect start by beating Cheltenham 4-0 at Oaklands Park.

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Tom Jefkins (left) celebrates with team mates afte scoring in their 5-0 victory over Clymping / Picture by Chris Hatton

15-1 - but it wasn’t biggest win of season so far

Bosham FC are celebrating after almost doubling their record victory as our local football teams enjoy a goal-laden start to the new season.

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Thomas Byrne runs away to celebrate his goal against Staines / Picture by Tommy McMillan

The Brighton Factor helps get the Rocks on a roll

The Rocks have hailed the ‘Brighton factor’ for helping kick-start their season - and they are hoping it extends to help them get the better of Worthing in next week’s big Nyewood Lane derby.

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Liam Rosenior. Picture: Phil Westlake

Rosenior ruled out of Newcastle trip

Liam Rosenior has been ruled out of Brighton’s Championship trip to Newcastle United on Saturday.

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Selsey on the attack against Langney / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Selsey slide out of cup ... Midhurst sink the Saints

Selsey slipped out of the RUR Cup in a home defeat to Langney - but Midhurst had success on the road.

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Ferring Football Club have had a difficult start to the new season

Sussex side ship 33 goals in opening two matches

Ferring Football Club boss Ross Harnes believes his side will get better – after shipping 33 goals in their opening two Southern Combination Football League Division 2 matches this season.

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Thomas Byrne gave the Rocks the lead against Staines / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Byrne leaves more of a mark than Staines

New striker Thomas Byrne scored on his home debut and Dylan Barnett punished Staines with his first Bognor goal late on to give the Rocks their first win of the season as they defeated Staines 2-0.

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Ferring action from last season.

Football boss upbeat despite 18-0 opening-day defeat

Ferring Football Club boss Ross Harnes felt his side were a little unfortunate in their Southern Combination League Division 2 opening-day defeat on Saturday.

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Lewis Finney scored but also missed a penalty in Lancing's Peter Bentley Cup exit on Saturday.

Lancers’ Peter Bentley Cup defence falters at first hurdle

Lancing Football Club’s Peter Bentley Cup defence was ended in the second-round of this year’s competition on Saturday.

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Becky Barron was in hot form against Southampton

Ladies’ football: City ready for big kick-off

Chichester City ladies continued their pre-season action by beating Southampton and Enfield.

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Midhurst boss John Suter / Picture by Chris Hatton

Midhurst kick off with victory on road

Although there were times Midhurst made hard work of their Southern Combination division one game at Seaford, it was a well-deserved 1-0 victory they came away with.

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James Fraser on the attack for the Rocks against Lowestoft / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Tough start but Rocks see signs of progress

Jamie Howell can already see an improvement in his new-look Rocks team at the start of what could be a tough campaign.

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Jack Cole bagged his first Littlehampton goal in last night's defeat. Picture: Derek Martin

Golds let two-goal lead slip as wait for Baker’s first win continues

Littlehampton Town Football Club let a two-goal cushion slip in the final 13 minutes as they went down 3-2 at home to rivals Chichester City in their Southern Combination League Premier Division clash last night.

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