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Selsey boss Pearce content despite Worthing loss

Selsey manager Daren Pearce was happy with his side’s performance despite their 4-1 defeat at home to Bostik Premier side Worthing.

Dave Herbert has been in the goals / Picture by Tommy McMillan

City make slick start with 16-0 win and beating of Bostik team

Chichester City have had a very positive start to pre-season - winning 16-0 at Wick before getting the better of Bostik premier near-neighbours Worthing.

Pagham in pre-season: Too strong for Steyning - but outfoxed by Fareham

Pagham were without several members of their first-team squad at Steyning – but they still started pre-season with a comfortable win on a boiling afternoon.

The new men at Bosham - from left, James Clarke, Dennis Hughes, Tony Hancock and Danny Mullen

Look Hughes arrived at Bosham...

New Bosham manager Dennis Hughes is excited at pushing the club forward.

Action from Worthings last home match with Bognor in 2017. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Worthing hope Bognor home clash will be moved

Worthing hope their home clash with rivals Bognor can be moved to a Saturday – so a bumper crowd will be in attendance.
Dan Beck in action for Bognor Regis Town

'He'll bring quality and experience, he's got it all' - Chapman delighted to get Beck from Rocks

Burgess Hill Town boss Ian Chapman is delighted to bring in midfielder Dan Beck as he continues to strengthen his squad ahead of the new Bostik Premier season.

Wick were thumped 16-0 in a pre-season friendly with Chichester City

Wick suffer 16-0 friendly defeat at hands of Chichester City

Wick Football Club were crushed 16-0 by rivals Chichester City in a pre-season friendly at Crabtree Park yesterday.

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Rocks boss Pearce admits he 'needs some forwards'

Jack Pearce is hoping to bring in more forwards before the start of the new season.
George Gaskin in action for Littlehampton last season. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Gaskin heads list of Lions arrival for new campaign

Nobody can deny that Pagham FC had an excellent season last time out.


Chichester City ladies announce Hurrell as new assistant boss

Lee Hurrell has been named the new Chichester City Ladies assistant manager ahead of an exciting new year in the rebranded FA Women’s National League South.

Bognor boss Jack Pearce

Rocks boss Pearce on his World Cup quarter-final experience

Bognor Regis Town manager Jack Pearce enjoyed his experience in England’s World Cup quarter-final win.

Non League
Sussex Schools Under 15 v Inner London Schools at Three Bridges (Gareth Southgate)  England Manager. Standing second from left.

Flashback: Gareth Southgate lines-up alongside Sussex’s finest in 1985

Photographer Bryan Allen sent in this photograph of Sussex Schools under-15 football team before their match against Inner London Schools, taken in 1985. Pictured second left on the back row is England manager Gareth Southgate. Bryan’s son Dean Allen is second from the right in the front row and the picture also features many familiar names in Sussex football who continued to play and manage in the county and beyond.

Final CWSSFL winners Unicorn United

Chichester and Sunday League disbanded after half a century

After months if not years of fighting the inevitable, the Chichester & West Sussex Sunday Football League has finally had to call time after 51 years of service to the local footballing community, writes Colin Davis.

Daren Pearce is looking forward to his Selsey challenge / Picture by Chris Hatton

New boss excited to oversee Selsey’s football production line

Excitement is growing about the start of a new era at Selsey as Daren Pearce builds his squad and backroom team.

Some of the girls at the Bognor trials night

England star Hollie helps girls’ football boom in Bognor

Bognor Regis Town Girls held trials nights over three Thursdays and they were a major success.

Chichester City's RUR Cup winners / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Chichester City keen on league, FA Cup and FA Vase success

Chichester City want to make it a successful season on three fronts.

Bosham celebrate their Division 2 Cup win / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Lines leaves Bosham

Bosham FC are seeking a new first-team manager after the surprise resignation of Gary Lines.

Chi City Ladies in FA Cup action last season / Picture by Tommy McMillan

City Ladies happy to line up in new league

Chichester City will play in the new FA Women’s National League South next season

Selsey boss Daren Pearce / Picture by Chris Hatton

Selsey, Chichester and Pagham unveil pre-season friendly line-ups

Selsey, Chichester City and Pagham have each announced a good-quality programme of pre-season friendlies.

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