Local Football

Women’s FA Cup: City beat Luton ... new role created at Chichester

Two goals in the final five minutes earned Chichester City Ladies a 2-0 win over Luton Ladies and a place in the fourth round of the Women’s FA Cup.

Jake Goulding in action for the Blues against Steyning / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Goulding strikes but it’s a day of frustration for Blues

Another Saturday brought another case of dropped points for Selsey as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Steyning.

Lorenzo Dolcetti on the ball for Chi City at Horley / Picture by Steve Robards

City making the most of time in FA Vase limelight

Chichester City’s bosses reflected on making club history in the FA Vase – and vowed to enjoy the run to the full.

Jimmy Muitt scores his second at Whitehawk - now he will be out to repeat the trick against the Os / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks out for Trophy upset against Leyton Orient

The Rocks are confident they can put their stuttering league form to one side and give Leyton Orient a run for their money in Nyewood Lane’s big FA Trophy tie on Saturday.

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Action from the reserves' win over AFC Varndeanians / Picture by Roger Smith

It’s one to forget - but point keeps Pagham in second spot

It’s been another busy week at Pagham FC, with the first team, reserves and under-21s all in action.

BRTFC under-12s with their new sponsored kits

Bognor’s under-12s go global

WAIglobal UK, a leading after-market parts manufacturer and distribution and logistics company, has stepped in to sponsor Bognor Regis Town Youth FC under-12s.

Action from Chi City's win at Horley / Picture by Steve Robards

All you need to know about Chichester City's next FA Vase opponents

Chichester City will visit 1874 Northwich in the next round of the FA Vase.

Luke Kilner battles for possession in Chi City's win at Horley on Saturday / Picture by Steve Robards

Chichester City off to Northwich in FA Vase... Ladies go to TNS in FA Cup

Chichester City have been handed a tough test - and a long trip - as they try to edge nearer a dream Wembley visit in the FA Vase.

REPORT and VIDEO REACTION: Chichester City buzzing with place in last 16 of FA Vase

History-making Chichester City are jubilant at reaching the last 16 of the FA Vase - and say they fear no-one in the next round.
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FA Vase 4th round: Horley Town 1 Chichester City 2 - Sussex side book place in FA Vase last 16

Horley Town were knocked out of the Buildbase FA Vase by Chichester City thanks to a goal in each half by Harry Williams and Steve Hutchings.

Thorney Island - Chichester and area tournament winners

Schools out for football! West Sussex has winners all around

The West Sussex West School Sport Partnership have held a number of football tournaments, many of which filter through to the English Schools’ Football Association Danone Cup.

Chichester City on the attack at Lancing / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Forget derby loss – Chi City boss can’t wait for massive FA Vase game

Miles Rutherford is hopeful Chichester City’s home derby defeat to Pagham will prove a one-off – and a good performance in the FA Vase at Horley Town this weekend can be the springboard to a successful second half of the season.

Steve Piper pictured during his playing days

Tributes paid to Sussex football favourite Steve Piper

Much-loved Sussex football stalwart Steve Piper died aged 64 last week.

Pagham put the pressure on Loxwood / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham put five past Loxwood – now it’s 20 in four games

Another five-star performance by Pagham ensured Loxwood were again out of luck against the Lions, losing 5-1 in an SCFL premier-division game.

Bognor boss Jack Pearce / Picture by Tim Hale

Referee gave Rocks more problems than Havant did at times

Rocks boss Jack Pearce said the referee caused his team more problems than Havant at times in the Nyewood Lane derby - but he conceded Lee Bradbury's team deserved the win.


REPORT and GALLERY: Tubbs rubs it in as ten-man Rocks lose to Havant

Two goals by Matt Tubbs set Havant up to make it a miserable start to 2018 for the Rocks.

REPORT and PIC SPECIAL: Chichester City bounce back in style to win at Lancing

Chichester City put their Boxing Day 5-0 derby defeat to Pagham behind them with an impressive 4-1 win at Culver Road to ensure a top-four spot for Miles Rutherford's side going into the New Year.


PIC SPECIAL: Pagham pummel Loxwood

Pagham went second in the Southern Combination premier division with a 5-1 home triumph over Loxwood.
Aaron Behan, left, with Midhurst boss Shane Brayson

Midhurst busy on and off pitch... Selsey’s seasonal success... Stalemate for Sids and Robins

There’s been little time for Christmas rest and relaxation for our two local SCFL division-one sides Midhurst and Selsey.

Steve Piper

Sussex football favourite Steve Piper dies

A much-loved former Sussex footballing stalwart has passed away.
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