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Chips are down for Rocks

It's three defeats on the trot for Bognor - and still no league win since August - after Chippenham won at Nyewood Lane despite a home debut goal for Ibra Sekajja.

The Rocks have welcomed two new faces into the squad / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks sign 6ft 4in striker from Germany

Bognor have been after a big striker to change their fortunes - now they have one they hope could do just that

Ben Swallow tries to get the Rocks on the attack at Oxford / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Devastated by FA Cup loss – but manager is not quitting

Jack Pearce admits he was ‘devastated’ by Bognor missing on an FA Cup first-round spot – but insists a new manager is not the answer to the team’s recent poor results.

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Alex Parsons in one of his final Rocks appearances, at Chelmsford / Picture by Tommy McMillan

It's a new Rocks blow as Parsons leaves

Alex Parsons has left Bognor - but could still return to play for them in an emergency.
The Rocks were well supported at Oxford City / Picture by Tommy McMillan

FA Cup: Rocks miss out on first-round spot

Bognor's FA Cup dreams are over for another year after they slipped to a 1-0 loss at Oxford City in the final qualifying round.
Some of the fans who made the trip to Eastbourne - and there will be plenty at Oxford / Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: Rocks fans can’t wait for one of biggest days

So here we are, a day from one of the biggest Rocks games in a few years, writes Ian Guppy.

Ibra Sekajja in his Hemel days

Ex-Palace striker joins Rocks

The Rocks have a new striker - and he is set to be given the job of firing them into the first round of the FA Cup.
Ollie Pearce's second goal at Eastbourne, which has set up the trip to Oxford / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks told: FA Cup could make us all famous!

The Rocks head for their date with FA Cup destiny on Saturday with their players being told: This competition could change your lives.

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Kristian Campbell races off to celebrate his equaliser for the Rocks at Dartford / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Darts hit the bullseye to beat Bognor

Despite a spirited display, a hard-working Bognor side fell to another away league defeat - with a penalty for the Darts changing the game in the early stages of the second half.
Jamie Howell and Darin Killpartrick on the sidelines at Eastbourne / Picture by Tommy McMillan

FA Cup run could mean fame for Rocks and their stars

Jack Pearce says Bognor’s FA Cup run has the potential to change players’ lives or set the club up for a major windfall.

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Jack Pearce with Kenny Jackett at the Rocks-Pompey friendly / Picture by Tim Hale

ROCKS COLUMN: Jack’s not everyone’s cup of tea, but is he the right brew for now?

My old BBC colleague and former Brighton star Adam Hinshelwood left Hastings Utd last week to take up the Worthing job, writes Dean Adams.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Pearce double sees Rocks beat Howell's men in FA Cup

Ollie Pearce was the goal hero as the Rocks notched their best result of the season to date to knock Jamie Howell's Eastbourne Borough out of the FA Cup.
The Rocks look for a breakthrough against Gloucester / Picture by Tommy McMillan

FA Cup clash holds no fear for Rocks

The Rocks head for an FA Cup showdown with Eastbourne on Saturday telling fans: We’ve nothing to fear.

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New loan signing Kristian Campbell challenges against Gloucester/ Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks 2 Gloucester 2: Bognor blow 2-0 lead

The Rocks blew a two-goal lead and had to settle for a point against Gloucester.
James Crane is taken away on a stretcher after dislocating his shoulder

Pearce upbeat despite Rocks giving up 2-0 lead

Bognor boss Jack Pearce was upbeat after seeing his side draw 2-2 with Gloucester – but lamented the defending that allowed the visitors to claim a point.

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The Rocks will have a new face in the ranks for the clash with Gloucester / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Defender joins Bognor - will two more follow?

Defender Kristian Campbell has joined the Rocks on loan for a month from National premier side Bromley - and the club hope to get another two new faces through the door in the next week or so.
James Crane heads the winner for the Rocks versus Weston / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Rocks out to build on FA Cup win - but need to be ten per cent fitter

Bognor’s FA Cup victory over Weston-super-Mare can lift the whole club and spark a revival in their league fortunes.

Rocks fans celebrate a goal - but would they want the budget pushed too far for big signings? Picture by Kate Shemilt

COLUMN: Jack’s right to stick to Rocks budget

I was amazed to hear a comment from Jack Pearce this week regarding wages.


FA Cup: Crane lifts Rocks into next round - report and video verdict

The Rocks are in the next round of the FA Cup after coming from behind and beating Weston-super-Mare with James Crane's injury-time winner.
The Rocks in action at Chelmsford / Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: Wet and windswept, but it takes more than that to keep Green Army away

I’m writing this on the coach home from Hemel Hempstead and we’re cold and wet – but we’re still here in our masses, writes Ian Guppy, chairman of the Rocks supporters’ club.

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