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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.
Carl, Mark and Jamie Thompson

Lavant leave Chilt to wilt... Unicorn win is brotherly affair

The latest round of West Sussex League games brought wins for Lavant, The Unicorn and Nyetimber Pirates Reserves - with The Unicorn’s victory a real brotherly affair.

Selsey take on Lingfield at the High St Ground / Picture by Roger Smith

Stags battle back for point but Blues are beaten

Midhurst staged a brave fightback at Southwick to claim a point in division one of the Southern Combination.

Action from the Sidlesham-Nyetimber Pirates game / Picture by Roger Smith

Sids sink Pirates in cup... Robins through to semis too

Sidlesham and Bosham got the better of Nyetimber Pirates and AFC Varndeanians reserves respectively to reach the final four of the Sussex Intermediate Cup.

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.
Action from Chichester City v Peacehaven. Picture by Samrat Golhar

City and Lions enjoy Haven victories

Chichester City got the better of Peacehaven - while Pagham won at Newhaven.

An aerial view of the new LED floodlights installed at Culver Road.

Sussex County FA leading the way as new LED floodlights are installed

The Sussex County Football Association are leading the way after having new LED Floodlights installed at their Culver Road home.

Bosham FC under-16s / Picture by Gordon Webb

Young Bosham footballers boosted by grant

Bosham FC’s under-16s have have bought new equipment after receiving a £250 grant from UK Power Networks as part of its Team Sport award scheme.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Sids beat Pirates in cup

Sidlesham just got the better of Nyetimber Pirates as two different leagues collided in the Sussex Intermediate Cup.

Pagham under-18s celebrate a goal against Worthing / Picture by Roger Smith

Lion Cubs get better of Worthing... City win battle of colts

We have action involving Pagham under-18s and Chichester City and Felpham under-13s in our latest youth football round-up.

Charley Wilson-Blakely scored a six in City's 14-0 win

City ladies back on title track - thanks to 14-0 win

Chichester City Ladies re-started their title challenge with a resounding 14-0 win against a struggling Shanklin side at Oaklands park – the perfect birthday present for manager Liam Greenfield.

Lee Bessey of East Dean

Pirates hit six... The Dean share six

Another win for Nyetimber Pirates - setting them up for this weekend’s big Intermediate Cup visit to Sidlesham - and a six-goal thriller for East Dean feature in our latest round-up from the West Sussex League.

Scott Jones puts his Buckland opponent under pressure / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester boss pinpoints key to FA Vase exit

Miles Rutherford felt a lack of quality in the final third cost Chichester City of a place in the last 16 of the FA Vase.

Action from Selsey's recent game against Storrington / Picture by Steve Robards

Sids march on but Selsey, Midhurst and Bosham are held up

It was a tough week for Selsey and Midhurst in division one of the Southern Combination and Bosham in division two - but Sidlesham’s fine form continued as they closed the gap at the top of the the second division.

Kane Louis starts another attack for Haywards Heath Town v Pagham / Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Never-say-die Pagham hit back at Haywards Heath

Pagham came back from being 3-1 down with five minutes left of the 90 to earn a vital Southern Combination premier-division point at Haywards Heath.

Shoreham striker Rob O'Toole. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Shoreham go toe-to-toe with Bognor in Senior Cup defeat

Bognor Regis progressed into the semi-finals of the Sussex Senior Cup after an entertaining 3-1 win at Shoreham on Tuesday evening.


PICTURE SPECIAL: City’s FA Vase dream dies

All good things come to an end - and so it is that Chichester City’s fabulous run in the FA Vase is over.

There was a decent-sized crowd in Oaklands Park for the Vase tie

Chichester City's FA Vase run is over

Chichester' City's wonderful run in the FA Vase is over.

Bosham remain well clear at the top of SCFL division two / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bosham and Sids begin new year with a bang

Bosham began 2017 as they ended 2016 - in winning form, beating Clymping 5-1 at Walton Lane.

Miles Rutherford / Picture by Chris Hatton

City want big crowd to back FA Vase glory bid

Chichester City aim to take another step towards FA Vase glory on Saturday – and want a big crowd to cheer them to victory.

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