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Rivals Hammered again as Chi ladies turn on style

Chichester City Ladies turned on the style in the second half to blitz West Ham United Ladies 4-0 in the FA WPL Premier South and leave the visitors reflecting on a second defeat of the season against the green army in succession.

Petworth FC's 2017-18 line-up in their newly-sponsored kits

Petworth have the fabric of a good side

Petworth played their first home match of the WSFL season wearing their new kit, which has been sponsored by Falcon Fabrics of Chichester.

Bosham's James Wilson in recent action against Upper Beeding / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Wilson wins it for Bosham... Sids win at Rottingdean

Bosham battled to a hard-fought 2-1 win against a rugged Worthing Town outfit to move up the SCFL division two table.

Selsey in recent action against Billingshurst / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Blues lose 100 per cent record, but soldier on

Selsey’s 100 per cent start to the season came to an end – but their unbeaten start is intact after a battling 1-1 draw away to a very good Seaford side in SCFL division one.

Midhurst hope for another big crowd - like the one they got when they switched on their floodlights a year ago

Midhurst excited by FA Vase debut

Midhurst FC make history on Saturday when they enter the FA Vase for the first time.

Scott Jones - pictured facing Hastings - is in fine goalscoring form / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Keeping up with Jones proves tough for defenders

Chichester City striker Scott Jones can’t stop scoring.

Pagham were too strong for Seaford / Picture by Roger Smith

Mavericks make Lions suffer – but Seaford are sunk

It’s been another hectic week of action for Pagham FC. Richie Hellen and Tom Simmonds’ team slipped to a 2-1 defeat away to Worthing United but quickly put it behind them with a 5-1 RUR Cup victory at home to Seaford.

Charley Wilson-Blakely gives Cardiff the run-around

Football: City ladies are a wow in Wales

Chichester City Ladies made the long journey to Wales and avenged their cup defeat of last season to gain their first FA WPL premier south league victory of this campaign.

James Ford of East Dean FC

Ford’s motoring - and East Dean are on top

East Dean continued their perfect start to the West Sussex League Championship south season with a 4-2 win against Newtown Villa reserves in a six-goal thriller.

Selsey put the pressure on Billingshurst / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Selsey made to fight all way by Billingshurst

Last season Billingshurst proved to be something of a bogey side for Selsey – including a win over them in SCFL division one cup

Callum Overton scored three at Littlehampton / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham go down a storm at Littlehampton – hosts blown away

On what felt like the wettest and windiest night of the year, Pagham dismantled Littlehampton and, with more careful finishing, could have scored eight or nine. Instead they had to settle for a 6-1 triumph.

Marcus Bent (centre) with Wick manager Lee Baldwin (left) and chairman Rodney Lampton (right)

Former Crystal Palace, Everton, Sheffield United and Charlton striker signs for Wick

Former Premier League striker Marcus Bent has signed for Wick Football Club.
Roy Hodgson.

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Jade Widdows on the ball for City in their win over West Ham

City ladies strike Hammer blows for cup progress

Chichester ladies secured their first win of the season as West Ham were beaten 4-1 in the FA WPL Cup thanks to a wonderful performance by manager Matt Wright’s charges.

Joe Booker nets for Pagham / Picture by Roger Smith

Bridges too sturdy for Lions

The Lions were almost outplayed by Three Bridges, losing 3-1 to the former Ryman one south team in an SCFL clash at Nyetimber Lane.

Selsey are flying / Picture by Andrew Hunt

Super Selsey soar to top spot

Selsey sit proudly at the top of SCFL division one after continuing their fine start with a crushing 7-0 defeat of a transitional Southwick side who were made up of mainly youth and reserve players and following it with a 3-0 homer win over Storrington.

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

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Chi City FC 2017-18 / Picture by Tommy McMillan

City wallop Worthing - and enjoy departure from Gatwick

Four points from six made it a good week for Chichester City and they sit third in the SCFL premier division at the end of it.

Alexis Sanchez.

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Eden Hazard.

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