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Leicester City's Mahrez is praised as he shows wantaway Liverpool, Chelsea and Southampton stars how to play it

Wantaway Leicester City winger Riyard Mahrez has been praised for letting his football do the talking as he played a starring role in their victory over Brighton & Hove Albion.
Stars of Bognor's Challenge Weekend

Golf: Till cashes in... seniors’ island escape... Goodwood aces’ Mauritius dream

More than 80 players took part in Bognor’s seniors invitation, fast becoming a not-to-be-missed event. Bill Chick and Ron Allcott have run this competition for many years.

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Anthony Knockaert came off the bench against Leicester City on Saturday. Picture by PW Sporting Pictures

Knockaert close to making his first start as Albion are told to learn fast

Wing wizard Anthony Knockeart is close to making his first start for Brighton & Hove Albion and expected to feature against Barnet in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.

Lionel Messi.

Rumour mill: Messi set for Premier League move? Real Madrid back in for de Gea?

Is Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi set for a move to the Premier League? Ibrahimovic to stay at United? Brighton in for Hourihane? Here's today's rumours.
Paul Mason of Chichester Cormorants

South’s swimmers prosper out in the open

It’s been a summer of success for open-water swimmers from the Chichester area, producing one national champion and several winners and medallists in big events.

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GALLERY: Pagham live to fight another FA Cup day

The Lions carry the Brickies into an FA Cup preliminary round replay after Richie Hellen and Tom Simmonds’ side almost scored a shock win over higher-league opposition.

Aldwick and Trinidad & Tobago ready for action

Trinidad & Tobago’s visit is a rum old do for Aldwick cricketers

A flavour of the Caribbean came to Aldwick with the visit of touring side Trinidad & Tobago a day after they had competed against Minor Counties side Berkshire at Ascot.

Alison Parsons with Supreme Mini

Hickstead triumph is supreme for Alison

Chichester-based Alison Parsons won a prestigious showing championship at Hickstead’s Longines Royal International Horse Show.

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Bognor drew 1-1 with Weston / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Round-up: Double blow for Rocks ...

The Rocks fear Jimmy Muitt and Corey Heath will be out for several weeks.

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Hughton admits Albion were not at the level needed in the Premier League against Leicester City

A disappointed Chris Hughton admitted his side were not at the level they need to be in the Premier League after their 2-0 defeat to Leicester City.

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PICTURE SPECIAL & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Beck's back to keep Rocks' unbeaten run going

Dan Beck's goal rescued a point for the Rocks as they preserved their unbeaten run in a forgettable tussle with Weston at Nyewood Lane.
Solly March battles for the ball with Leicester City's Marc Albrighton. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Leicester City 2, Brighton 0: Shot-shy Seagulls suffer back-to-back defeats as Foxes ease to victory

A threatless Brighton & Hove Albion suffered disappointment in their first away day in the Premier League as they well-beaten by Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
Chichester's juniors

Junior athletes have Sussex finals in their sights

After their two-week August break, Chichester’s juniors are back in training at the University of Chichester with two Sussex finals in their sights.

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The scoreboard tells of another Nyewood Lane goal-feast / Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: Dizzy start to season is beyond Rocks’ wildest hopes

Rocks supporters’ club chairman Ian Guppy is writing a new fortnightly column for the Bognor Observer and this website. Here is his latest take on goings-on at Nyewood Lane...

Non League

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Deflated: Ben Brown / Picture by Phil Westlake

What a sickener for Sussex as they crash out of T20 by finest margin

Sussex Sharks won their final group game in the NatWest T20  blast when they beat Essex Eagles by 55 runs at Hove on Friday - but their convincing victory was still not enough to see them through to the quarter-finals of the competition as they were edged out of the tournament on net run rate.

West Wittering have earned another season in division two / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Wittering going in right direction... mixed fortunes for Aldwick... big win for Bognor

West Wittering travelled to Broadbridge Heath looking for a much-needed win after a frustrating period of losses and matches lost to the weather in division two of the West sussex Invitation League.

If Carlsberg did starts to the National League South season...  / Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: When do the Rocks dare to dream about Leyton Orient and Co?

They say a manager and his staff don't look at a league table until about ten games into the season.

One of the WWSC Toppers

You can’t top Toppers for getting out on water

West Wittering Sailing Club have been able to give an increasing number of people a chance to try sailing for the first time thanks to the loan of several 4.2metre-long Topper dinghies from Topper International.

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Action between Selsey and Midhurst / Picture by Derek Martin

Blues beat Varndeanians ... Midhurst beaten ... Sids and Reds ready to go

A good solid performance from Selsey saw them start their SCFL division-one campaign ith a 2-0 win at home to a much-improved Varndeanians side.

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