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FA Vase draw: Chichester City and Eastbourne Town discover next opponents

Chichester City will host Buckland Athletic in the fourth round of the FA Vase - while Eastbourne Town must wait to see who they will visit.

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Non-League Sussex: Super sub Thompson saves the day, Heath make it 17 in four and an un-bear-lievable decision

Hassocks 1-1 Broadbridge Heath: The Bears take home a point from Hassocks after a late equaliser denies them three.

Pagham on the attack against Shoreham / Picture by Roger Smith

Lions are second team to deny leaders Shoreham

The Lions recent winless run might have continued as table-topping Shoreham came to Nyetimber Lane – but they can console themselves with the fact they became only the second team in 17 league games to stop the leaders winning.

Ollie Pearce on the ball for Bognor at Tonbridge / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks run into Tonbridge trouble

Bognor had only a James Fraser goal to show for their efforts as they lost 4-1 away to Tonbridge Angels to surrender top spot in the Ryman premier.


Chichester City march on in FA Vase ... Pagham hold SCFL leaders

Chichester City are into the last 32 of the FA Vase after a superb third-round win at Newhaven.

Midhurst in action against Storrington earlier in the season / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Stags slip up... match for Matt is looming

It was the same old story for the Stags as they yet again let slip two valuable points in the closing seconds of a game, ending up drawing 3-3 away to St Francis Rangers.

John Phillips helped Sidlesham win at Worthing Leisure / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham win 16-1 ... Sids keep up the chase

Bosham and Sidlesham continued their winning ways at the top of division two of the Southern Combination League - with Andy Probee’s Robins scoring 16 against poor old Ferring.

Aaron Hancock helped Lavant to victory at TD Shipley / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Pirates, Lavant and Deans take spoils on the road

Nyetimber Pirates, Lavant and East Dean all won away from home in the latest round of West Sussex League games.

Action from Pagham's last home game against Eastbourne Town / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham are told: The pressure is on you

The pressure is on Pagham as they head into Saturday’s mouth-watering SCFL Premier Division encounter with leaders Shoreham at Nyetimber Lane.

Chichester City players celebrate a goal in the 6-1 beating of Hailsham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

City in good form as they hit FA Vase trail

Chichester City hit the FA Vase trail on Saturday – and reckon they have a decent chance of making the last 32.

The winning Aldingbourne team

Football fun is order of day at Arundel

The Aldingbourne Trust hosted an annual open football tournament for adults with learning disabilities in the delightful surroundings of Arundel Castle Cricket Club.

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Non-League Sussex: The Hornets snatch a point in injury-time, Hassocks’ three-goal comeback and 14 Goals in three games for Haywards Heath

Horsham 1-1 Hastings United: The Hornets snatched a point against Hastings, substitute Dan Boswell equalising in injury time.

Charley Wilson-Blakely on the ball for City in their Cup clash with Keynsham

FA Cup dream is over for Chichester ladies

Keynsham survived a stern examination from Chichester to continue their Women’s FA cup journey as Chichester.

Graeme Dowden gets Bosham on the attack / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham leave it late... Sids end Westfield’s run

Bosham and Sidlesham continue to set the pace in division two of the Southern Combination League.

Action from Chichester's win over Sheppey in an earlier round / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Chichester City boss wants more Vase glory yet

Chichester City manager Miles Rutherford praised his team’s latest FA Vase victory – and challenged them to keep it going beyond Christmas.

Midhurst's players have rallied round after Matt Mason's horrific injury / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Midhurst rally round as Mason suffers double leg-break

Midhurst’s home floodlit clash with East Preston was abandoned when Stags player Matt Mason suffered a double leg break.

Action from Pagham v Eastbourne Town / Picture by Roger Smith

Lions are out of luck late on

It was all looking good for the Lions: second in the table, Peter Bentley Cup semi-finalists and a plum tie against Brighton & Hove Albion in the Sussex Senior Cup. Then along came a 97th-minute winner from Eastbourne Town to rob them of their roar.

Ashley Marsh in action for Hassocks. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

County news: Stalwart Marsh prepares for 500th game

Loyalty is a word you rarely hear banded about in modern football, except for when it comes to a player like Ashley Marsh.

Will Chi City ladies be celebrating in the cup?

Chichester ladies try again in the FA Cup

Chichester City Ladies must wait to play their Women’s FA Cup tie at home to Keynsham – a waterlogged pitch at Oaklands Park meant it was called off on Sunday.

Rocks are back in action this weekend and hoping for more of this... Picture by Tim Hale

Duo are back for Rocks – but striker suffers broken jaw

Bognor are raring to get back in action after a fortnight off, telling fans: There’s a lot to look forward to.

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