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City and Eastbourne can’t be split by points or goals... Lions on a roll

It was another excellent week for Chichester City and Pagham in the SCFL premier division. City picked up four points out of six, Pagham six.

Rocks boss Jack Pearce

Rocks boss Pearce: 'We were very frustrated'

Bognor Regis Town manager Jack Pearce was left frustrated as his side travelled to Concord Rangers on Saturday, only the match to be postponed on arrival.
Kelly Smith coaching

England legend devises coaching for new academy

England and Arsenal football legend, Kelly Smith MBE, has devised the coaching and skills routines for the new Mitre Football Academy, which is available at Butlin’s Bognor Regis resort during 2018.


Pagham miss out on Amex trip after semi-final defeat to Albion u23s

Pagham missed out on trip to Amex after losing 6-0 to Brighton and Hove Albion u23s in the semi-finals of the Parafix Sussex Senior Cup.

Emma Alexandre back in action agaisnt West Ham following injury

Battling Chichester left empty-handed by in-form Hammers

Chichester City Ladies came away from their away trip to in-form West Ham empty handed after a tough day at the office with numerous changes to the squad due to an ever worrying injury list at the club.


GALLERY: Pagham pick up win - but others are washed out

Pagham warmed up for their Sussex Senior Cup semi-final against Brighton by visiting the venue that will host - and beating hosts Lancing 1-0.

Darin Killpartrick, front centre, with the England Colleges squad

Dabba takes pride at managing England team in Italy

Darin Killpartrick has spoken of his pride at leading the England Colleges squad into action in an international tournament.
The two squads at Chichesrer College

Rocks and Chichester College links getting stronger all the time

Chichester College have had an unofficial partnership with the Rocks for many years, with Darin Killpartrick a key figure at both the college and the club.

Bosham's Callum Coker / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham beat the leaders ... super Sids hit seven

It was a winning weekend for both our local SCFL division-two sides, with Bosham and Sidlesham each registering victories and clean sheets.

Selsey's Jake Goulding

Selsey put up a fight but cup dreams are over

Selsey bowed out of the SCFL D1 Challenge Cup at the quarter-final stage at the hands of runaway league leaders Little Common, but they went down fighting in a 2-0 defeat.

Pagham and Sidlesham reserves meet / Picture by Roger Smith

Lions held at Arundel... but under-21s make cup progress

Pagham’s first team had to settle for a point at Arundel - while the resserves played out a draw with Sidlesham. The club’s under-21s enjoyed a solid home win over Three Bridges.


GALLERY: Chi City beaten by Golds

A Steve Herbert goal saw bottom side Littlehampton shock City and leave Oaklands Park with all three points after a stubborn performance.
Chi City and Littlehampton played at Oaklands Park on Saturday, but tonight's match at the same ground is off / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester City-Three Bridges clash called off

The wintry weather has claimed another local sporting fixture.

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SNOW UPDATE: Three Bridges’ match at Chichester City tonight called off

Three Bridges’ Southern Combination League Premier Division match away to Chichester City tonight has been postponed because of a frozen pitch.

Action from the Chi City-Liverpool tie / Picture by Tommy McMillan

BIG-MATCH REFLECTIONS: How Liverpool ended Chichester Ladies’ dream

A record crowd of 1,300 saw Chichester City Ladies bow out of the SSE Women’s FA Cup following a 3-0 loss to Liverpool Ladies.

Callum Coker (9) in aaction against Westfield, Jake Lafferty looking on / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham haven’t given up hope of retaining title

A double from Graeme Dowden enabled Bosham to continue their recent run of excellent form and keep alive their slim hopes of retaining the SCFL division two title as Westfield were beaten 3-1.

Selsey struggled at Southwick / Picture by Andrew Turner

Toothless Selsey put on spot at Southwick

A very bad day at the office would be the only way to describe the latest game in Selsey’s yo-yo season, an SCFL division-one tussle which ended in a 1-0 defeat at Southwick.

Jimmy Wild has scored six goals in the past theee games / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Chichester City going Wild for a stab at top spot

Chichester City are just four points off the SCFL premier-division leaders after two home wins in the space of four days/

Pagham Reserves get the better of Arundel Reserves / Picture by Roger Smith

Four red cards, but Pagham can’t force win over eight men

Four red cardsm four goals a missed penalty - Pagham’s trip to Three Bridges had it all. They came away with a point after the hosts fought back from 2-0 down, despite having only eight men by the end.


VIDEO: Star Sadie enjoys Chichester's Liverpool test

Player of the match Sadie Wilson-Blakely reflected on her goalkeeping heroics for Chi City Ladies against Liverpool - and said the match had been an experience to cherish.

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