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COLUMN: Orient display shows vital Rocks wins aren’t far away

So we lost to a footballing giant, but we have our heads held high and can take a lot of positives from the whole experience of hosting Leyton Orient and knowing we gave them a huge scare, writes Ian Guppy, chairman of the Rocks supporters’ club.

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The Rocks on the attack v Leyton Orient / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks boss: If we could find a striker, we could be in top six

The Rocks’ drawn-out search for a striker goes on – and Jack Pearce says they could be pushing for the National League South play-offs if they could find one.

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Josh Pelling

Football club secretary: 'It was a significant accident, but the players were not injured'

Three Horsham players were involved in a 'significant accident' but were not injured, according to Horsham FC secretary Jeff Barrett.
James Crane is taken off on a stretcher after dislocating his shoulder last September

Rocks favourite Crane gets funding boost for shoulder op

Defender James Crane could be back in contention for the Rocks sooner than feared after the instant success of a fundraising campaign to pay for surgery.
The ball's in the net and the crowd can't believe it after Jimmy Muitt's superlative equaliser / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Brave Rocks bow out after pushing Leyton Orient all the way

Jimmy Muitt's wonder goal might have been worthy of winning any game of football but it could not prevent battling Bognor losing 2-1 to Leyton Orient - after extra-time - and bowing out of the FA Trophy.

PICTURE SPECIAL: Rocks take on Leyton Orient in the FA Trophy

It was an afternoon to cherish at Nyewood Lane - despite the result.

VIDEO REACTION: Dabba takes pride as Rocks push Leyton Orient to limit

Coach Darin Killpartrick spoke of his pride in his Bognor players after they pushed Leyton Orient all the way before bowing out of the FA Trophy.
The Rocks celebrate a goal at Grimsby in their 2016 Trophy semi-final second leg / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks v Leyton Orient: Views from both camps

It’s potentially Bognor’s game of the season - a glamourous-looking FA Trophy second-round tie at home to National League premier side Leyton Orient.

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Jimmy Muitt scores his second at Whitehawk - now he will be out to repeat the trick against the Os / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks out for Trophy upset against Leyton Orient

The Rocks are confident they can put their stuttering league form to one side and give Leyton Orient a run for their money in Nyewood Lane’s big FA Trophy tie on Saturday.

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The Rocks management look on at Whitehawk / Picture by Tommy McMillan

French midfielder joins Rocks - but will striker search bear fruit?

Bognor have boosted their midfield ranks - and are trying to do the same to the forward line.


REPORT, PICTURES, HIGHLIGHTS: Muitt double isn't enough for Rocks at Whitehawk

Bognor will rue missed chances at the Enclosed Ground after they let slip a 2-1 lead - earned through a Jimmy Muitt double - to give Whitehawk a share of the spoils.
Jimmy Muitt is floored during Bognor's defeat to Havant / Picture by Tommy McMillan

COLUMN: Maybe Rocks should gamble on Pagham goal ace

After a busy festive period it was a total of one point gained from six against Havant, writes Ian Guppy, chairman of the Rocks supporters’ club.

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Jimmy Muitt goes for goal against Havant / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Crisis makes Rocks’ tough season even harder

A worsening injury crisis is threatening to derail Bognor’s new-year bid for a great escape before it has begun.

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Gary Charman celebrates his goal against Harlow last April / Picture by Tim Hale

Fans' favourite Charman is back at Bognor

Rocks fans have had a late and unexpected Christmas present... the return of Gary Charman.
Chad Field and Jason Prior challenge for the ball at Westleigh Park / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks’ resolution is clear for New Year

The Rocks have been set a clear New Year’s resolution: Turn your improved form into home victories.

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PIC SPECIAL and REPORT: Rocks battle to claim deserved point from Havant clash

The first half of the Rocks-Havant festive double header ended goalless at wet and windy Westleigh Park.

2017 REMEMBERED: Dabba's verdict as Rocks are promoted

It was a special year for the Rocks - they won promotion to National League South.

Doug Tuck strikes the equaliser / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Tuck to the rescue as Rocks avoid defeat to Poole

Doug Tuck was the hero with a goal inside the sixth minute of stoppage time to save the Rocks from a damaging home defeat to relegation rivals Poole Town.
The Rocks hit the goal trail at Taunton / Picture by Tim Norbury

Can FA Trophy triumph lift Rocks for vital league clashes?

The Rocks reckon their latest brush with glory in the FA Trophy could rescue their season by inspiring them to greater things in the league.

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Mark Knee in his Worthing days

Great sussex servant Knee hangs up his boots

A stalwart of Sussex football has decided to hang up his boots.

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