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Rocks slip to heaviest defeat as Oxford win with ease

Two goals in each half by hosts Oxford City made it another miserable day for the Rocks - and the end of the season surely can't come soon enough for them.
Jade Widdows strikes for Chi at Coventry

It’s Hall too much for City Ladies at Coventry

Two first-half goals from Ally Hall denied Chichester City the points at the Butts Park Arena as they were beaten 3-1 by Coventry in the WPL southern division.

Grant Radmore notched the semi-final winner for Bosham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham buoyant after reaching another cup final

A late goal from Grant Radmore saw Bosham edge into another league cup final to leave opponents Cowfold wondering what might have been on a dramatic evening at Steyning.

Selsey gained four points out of six this week - including a 2-2 draw with Midhurst / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Another nine-goal thriller, but Midhurst are on right end of it

It was a fine week for our two local SCFL division-one clubs - Selsey and Midhurst both recorded home victories.

The Rocks at Concord - will the squad be kept together? Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks want to keep squad together despite relegation

Jack Pearce says the Rocks want to keep the present squad together – because they believe they will be capable of making a strong challenge for Isthmian League honours next season.

Non League
Lorenzo Dolcetti in action in Chi's defeat to Hassocks / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Lose one, win one - City recover from defeat to beat Bridges

It was a mixed week for Chichester City as they lost 2-1 at home to Hassocks before recovering to beat high-flyin Three Bridges.

Max Miller tries to get past pagham's Daryl Wollers / Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Lions are second best at Haywards Heath

Three goals, all with an element of fortune about them, finished Pagham’s title challenge on a warm, sunny afternoon with a 3-0 defeat at Haywards Heath.

The Rocks lost at Concord / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks beaten again - but Chi City and Bosham win

The relegated Rocks lost 2-1 at Concord on a night when Sussex rivals Whitehawk joined them in going down from National League South.
Chi City Ladies celebrate a goal in a recent outing v Gillingham / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Bailey is latest recruit to City Ladies’ backroom team

Beckie Bailey has been appointed vice-chairwoman of Chichester City Ladies.

The Rocks - down but not out? Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: Relegation for Rocks - a sad day, but better ones lie ahead

Three hundred and forty-nine days ago, promotion. Yesterday, relegation. Yep, eleven-and-a-half months is a long time in football.


VIDEO: Relegated - Rocks' fate is sealed by familiar home defeat

The Rocks are relegated.
East Dean and Angmering do battle

Dean downed in rare outing ... Petworth give kids a chance

East Dean got back to some league action for only the second time this year with the visit of promotion-chasing Angmering, who proved too strong and won the Championship south clash 4-2.

Callum Coker in action for the Robins against Clymping / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham hit six... Sidlesham hit the buffers

It was a great week for Bosham but one to forget for Sidlesham in the latest round of SCFL division-two games.

Fraser Smith was the Selsey scorer at St Francis / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Smith saves Selsey at Saints

Selsey’s improving performances continued when they travelled to St Francis Rangers, the division’s latest team of the month.

Pagham celebrate againsat Broadbridge Heath / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham complete another fine week at their fortress

Mercurial goalscorer Dan Simmonds scored yet another hat-trick, his seventh of the season for Pagham, and James Thurgar scored for the third game running to see off Broadbridge Heath 4-0 and leave Pagham a point behind the leaders with just four games to play.

Dave Herbert in action against Littlehampton / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester City not at their best - even when winning

Chichester City boss Miles Rutherford feels his team have not been at their best lately – even when winning.

Bognor boss Jack Pearce / Picture by Tim Hale

Pearce to stay as Rocks manager? Doubtful but not out of the question

Jack Pearce says it’s doubtful he will be the Rocks manager next season – but it is not out of the question.

Non League

VIDEO REACTION and REPORT: Rocks still alive! Hope lives on after Nye Camp night of drama

The Rocks live to fight another day after turning in one of their best performances of the season to beat promotion-chasing St Albans 2-1 at Nyewood Lane - in a game that ended in extraordinary drama.

VIDEO: England star Smith passes on skills to Butlin's youngsters

Former England footballer Kelly Smith dropped in at Butlin’s in Bognor to pass on to youngsters some of the skills that earned her 117 international caps.


End-of-match chaos breaks out after Rocks beat St Albans

Chaotic scenes broke out immediately after the final whistle as the Rocks beat St Albans to stave off relegation for at least a few more days.
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