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United assistant boss joins Margate

Hastings United Football Club assistant manager Steve Watt has been named manager of higher grade Margate this afternoon (Friday).

Bexhill United midfielder Nathan Lopez goes up for a header against Steyning Town last weekend. Picture by Derek Martin

Bexhill and Common face top two

The town’s two senior football clubs are gearing up to host the top two teams in their division tomorrow (Saturday).

Harry Stannard on the ball against Carshalton Athletic last night. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings bring up century in style

Hastings United have become the first club in the top eight tiers of English football to score 100 league goals this season.

Rye Town go on the attack against Westfield II. Picture by Simon Newstead

United go nine clear as Town reach county semi-finals

Hollington United have gone nine points clear at the top of the Macron East Sussex Football League Premier Division.

Hastings United manager Darren Hare. Picture courtesy Scott White

United send out ‘huge message’ with big win

Darren Hare believes his Hastings United footballers sent out a ‘huge message’ to their play-off rivals with last night’s (Tuesday’s) 5-0 win at home to Carshalton Athletic.

Frannie Collin's 24th goal of the season set Hastings United on their way to a 5-0 win over Carshalton Athletic. Picture courtesy Scott White

Five-star Hastings hammer play-off rivals

Hastings United Football Club produced one of its finest performances for many a season to demolish top three opposition tonight (Tuesday).

Bexhill United midfielder Wayne Giles contests an aerial ball against Steyning Town. Picture by Derek Martin

Bexhill beaten in seven-goal thriller

For the second successive game, Bexhill United’s footballers saw a two-goal lead turn into defeat on Saturday.

Matt Bodkin on the ball for Hastings United against Guernsey on Sunday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Form sides clash in key game at The Pilot Field

Hastings United’s footballers are all set for a key game in their quest for a play-off place tonight (Tuesday).

Jerrome Sobers (claret, light blue and white kit) scored Hastings United's winner away to Guernsey this afternoon. Picture courtesy Scott White

United edge past Guernsey to continue winning run

Hastings United’s footballers made it four consecutive wins and clean sheets with a narrow victory this afternoon (Sunday).

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United revive interest in Kroos | Lincoln City heroes receive £5k bonus each | Newcastle United ‘too honest’

Real Madrid are believed to be the latest club interested in luring striker Moussa Dembele away from Celtic Park (The Mirror).

Jack Evans in the thick of the action during Hastings United's 4-0 win away to Three Bridges on Tuesday night. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings set for Sunday clash in Guernsey

Hastings United’s footballers are set to tackle two games in little more than 48 hours.

Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge closes down a Langney Wanderers opponent last weekend. Picture courtesy Jon Smalldon

High-flying Common focusing solely on next game

Little Common Football Club heads into its final eight games of the season with a chance of winning the league and, failing that, securing one of the three promotion places.

Sam Cruttwell in the thick of the action during Hastings United's 4-0 win away to Three Bridges. Picture courtesy Scott White

Country’s leading scorers surge into play-off mix

Back-to-back 4-0 wins in the space of four days have catapulted Hastings United’s footballers right into the thick of the play-off mix.

Jacob Shelton closes down a Midhurst opponent. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill see 2-0 lead turn into 4-2 defeat

Bexhill United’s footballers saw a 2-0 lead turn into a 4-2 defeat away to Midhurst & Easebourne on Saturday.

Diego Costa

RUMOUR MILL: Costa to sign five-year Chelsea deal| Neuer dismisses Man City link| Rose snubs China offer| Griezmann has ‘doubts’ over move to Premiership

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is ready to pen a new £57million five-year contract after turning down a big-money move to China. (The Sun)

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Kiernan Hughes-Mason struck twice for the second game running as Hastings United saw off Three Bridges 4-0. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings ease to another 4-0 win

Hastings United’s footballers moved within three points of the play-off places following a third straight emphatic victory and clean sheet tonight (Tuesday).

Callum Smith's hat-trick took his Westfield goal tally for the season to 34 in all competitions.

Westies win on penalties after amazing 5-5 draw

Westfield’s footballers twice came back from the brink to win an amazing cup quarter-final after a penalty shoot-out.

Kiernan Hughes-Mason raises his arm in celebration after scoring his second goal in Hastings United's 4-0 weekend win over Whyteleafe. Picture courtesy Scott White

United seek happy Valentine’s day

Hastings United’s footballers can move within three points of the play-off places with a victory tonight (Tuesday).

Old Hastonians defend a corner during their match against St Leonards Social. Picture by Simon Newstead

Majority of league programme beats cold snap

Nineteen matches involving Macron East Sussex Football League clubs beat the cold snap on Saturday.

Little Common forward Lewis Hole on the ball, watched by Shane Saunders.

Rampant Common hit seven against nine-man Langney

Little Common's footballers celebrated their biggest win of the season with a resounding 7-1 victory over Langney Wanderers yesterday (Saturday).
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