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Rocks aiming for Trophy success

Bognor Regis Town would love a repeat of two years ago with a good FA Trophy run.

Dave Herbert in action for Chichester City. Picture by Tommy McMillan

Chichester City striker joins Worthing

Chichester City striker Dave Herbert as signed for Bostik Premier  side Worthing.

Southway Primary School's footballers looking the part

Southway school footballers get Premier League boost

Pupils and staff from Southway Primary School are celebrating after being awarded a Premier League Primary Stars kit.

Chi City Ladies celebrate as they get past C&K Basildon in the FA Cup / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Determined City ladies set up FA Cup clash with Luton

Chichester City Ladies dug deep to see off a determined and forceful C&K Basildon side to progress to the third round of the FA Cup after an absorbing 4-2 win after extra time at Oaklands.

Callum Fewell in action for Bosham against Alfold / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Reds recover and it’s much better at Beeding

Bosham had a major need to regroup on their hands after the big defeat to Clymping – and with numerous players out the management had a difficult task to put together a side to make the SCFL division two trip to Upper Beeding.

Action from the Whitstable-Chi City tie as Josh Clack goes on the attack / Picture by KM Group

Chichester City: We’re out to go one better in the Vase

Chichester City reflected on another venture into the FA Vase last 32 – and stated their desire to go at least one better than last year.

Ryan Morey's double downed Hailsham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Selsey have plenty Morey in the tank

A hard-fought battle on a very difficult pitch at Hailsham saw Selsey pick up their first win in five games – 2-0 the score – thanks to a Ryan Morey double.

Pagham and Haywards Heath do battle / Picture by Roger Smith

Lions beat the leaders – and the other leaders

Two home games - two great wins. That was the story of Pagham FC’s week as they beat one league-leading team in an SCFL premier match and another, from a higher division, in the Sussex Senior Cup.

Action from City's win at Whitstable / Picture by KM Group

City stay on Wembley track with Whitstable win

Chichester are four games from Wembley thanks to goals from Josh Clack and Scott Jones which earned a battling 2-0 win at Whistable in the FA Vase third round.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Pagham are too good for the SCFL premier leaders

Dan Simmonds’ superb triple strike saw Pagham beat the leaders and and go fourth in the league.

Jess Lewry gets forward for Chi City at Gillingham

City ladies are jubilant over Gills win

Three goals in six minutes saw Chichester City Ladies ended their recent win drought with a convincing 4-0 victory at Gillingham that saw them rise to sixth FA WPL Premier South.

Callum Dowdell gave Sids the lead / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham well beaten... Sids get the better of Brook

There were contrasting fortunes for our two local SCFL division-two sides this week, with Bosham heavily beaten at Clymping but Sidlesham cementing their spot near the top with a win at Jarvis Brook.

Action from an earlier meeting this season between Selsey and Billingshurst / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Same result, different stories for Selsey and Midhurst

Another Saturday, another tale of what might of been for luckless Selsey at home to Billingshurst in SCFL division one as the game finished 2-2.

Chi City take on Peacehaven / Picture by Olivia Ellis

SCFL premier: Ten-man City hold on for valuable victory

Chichester City held on to pick up three points by winning 1-0 against title contenders Peacehaven after battling with ten men for the best part of an hour in a match between second and third in the SCFL premier.

Recent Pagham action against Eastbourne Utd / Picture by Roger Smith

Lions love life on the road as Saltdean and Newhaven are beaten

It’s been a hectic week for Pagham ... the fitrst team enjoyed two SCFL premier wins on the road while the reserves and under-21s were also involved in exciting encounters.

Action from Chi ladies' draw with Cardiff at Oaklands Park

Bluebirds sing last song after City ladies’ comeback

A late goal from Kelly Isaacs enabled Cardiff City Ladies to come away from Oaklands Park with a share of the spoils after Hollie Wride bagged a double for Chichester City Ladies in a 3-3 draw in FA WPL Premier South.

East Dean had a fine win over Newtown Villa

Petworth get the Ang of it... Dean find Villa comfortable

Wins for Petworth and East Dean came in the latest round of games in the Championship south division of the West Sussex League.

Scott Murfin in action for Pagham / Picture by Roger Smith

City delighted to sign Murfin - and grateful to Pagham

Chichester City have snapped up the signing of Pagham striker Scott Murfin as the club looks to bolster their promotion chances.

Liam Bush battles for the ball for Sidlesham against Worthing / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Sids hit nine... Bosham end their Brook hoodoo

Sidlesham are on cloud nine - and Bosham are relieved to have beaten a bogey team.

Selsey's Ryan Morey / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Blues beaten by Bexhill ... lights go out on Pagham

Selsey’s dismal run of form continued with a 3-1 home defeat to a very robust Bexhill side in division one of the SCFL.

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