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Strike ace takes break but Common target duo

Little Common hot shot Jamie Crone has decided to take a break from football.

Dan Hill in the colours of Sidley United at the start of the season.

Hill comeback cut short by injury fears

Popular footballer Dan Hill admits he is unlikely to perform as an outfield player again due to injury.

Harry Saville put Little Common 2-1 ahead against Southwick.

Lead slips away in high scoring Common draw

Little Common’s footballers allowed a 3-1 lead to slip away as they were held to a 3-3 draw at home to Southwick on Tuesday night.
Wayne Giles on the ball against Seaford Town on Tuesday night. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill ace gets all clear after hospital trip

Bexhill United Football Club midfielder Wayne Giles was given the all clear after spending a night in hospital.

Action from Hastings United's 3-2 defeat away to Greenwich Borough last night. Picture courtesy Scott White

Fightback in vain as Hastings lose out

Hastings United's footballers suffered a second successive defeat against top four opposition tonight (Tuesday).
Bexhill United wide midfielder Matt Cunnington tries to turn away from a Seaford Town opponent. Picture by Simon Newstead

Defences on top in Bexhill draw

Bexhill United Football Club's first home midweek game of the season ended in a goalless draw last night (Tuesday).

Aerial action from the Wisdens Sports Challenge Cup tie between Hastings Rangers and Hollington United II. Picture by Simon Newstead

Stones hit the front after third straight win

Old Hastonians went top of the Macron East Sussex Football League courtesy of a third consecutive victory.

Frannie Collin on the ball for Hastings United against Dorking Wanderers on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings, Bexhill and Common all in action

All of the area’s three senior football clubs will be in action tonight (Tuesday).

Ferring Football Club badge

Sussex side closing in on unwanted century

Ferring Football Club’s conceded tally for the season reached 97 on Saturday.

Georges Gouet scored Bexhill United's consolation in the 6-1 defeat to Steyning Town. Picture courtesy Alan Coomes

Bexhill hit for six in ‘unacceptable’ display

‘Inept and unacceptable’ was how Bexhill United Football Club joint manager Ryan Light described his team’s performance in a heavy defeat on Saturday.

FA Vase

FA Vase first round draw: Sussex teams continue Vase quest

The first round draw of the FA Vase was made today at Wembley Stadium with a number of Sussex teams still going strong.

Little Common full-back Jake Sherwood keeps a close eye on a Wick opponent. Picture by Simon Newstead

Second half double sinks Common in Vase

Little Common Football Club's quest to reach the FA Vase first round proper for the first time ended in disappointment.

Simon Johnson scored for the second game running in Hastings United's 2-1 loss at Dorking Wanderers. Picture courtesy Scott White

United's unbeaten start ended by Dorking

Hastings United Football Club's unbeaten start to the season finally came to an end this afternoon (Saturday).

Hastings United are likely to have three new faces in their squad against Dorking Wanderers today

New trio set to go straight into United squad

Hastings United Football Club's three new recruits are set to go straight into the squad for a key game at Dorking Wanderers today (Saturday).
A decent crowd gathers at The Salts. Picture by Simon Newstead

Rye boss praises town’s support

Rye Town manager Shane Ridgers praised the support of the local community after football made a successful return to the town.

Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge

Confident Common target more Vase success

Little Common’s footballers will be targeting more FA Vase progress on home soil tomorrow (Saturday).

Hastings United celebrate Simon Johnson's winner against Barton Rovers last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings make striker swoop

Hastings United manager Darren Hare is set to boost his attacking resources by signing another player with higher level experience.
Action from Rye Town's game at home to The JC Tackleway in Division One. Picture by Simon Newstead

Hollington set early pace in top flight

Hollington United have made it three wins out of three in the Macron East Sussex Football League Premier Division.

Worthing United's Robert Albon Memorial Ground. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Sussex sides ordered to replay FA Vase encounter

Worthing United and Peacehaven & Telscombe Football Club’s have been ordered to replay their abandoned FA Vase first-round qualifying encounter on Saturday.

Harry Saville capped an impressive display with Little Common's third goal against Chichester City.

Common thrash higher grade rivals

Little Common’s footballers pulled off a tremendous victory over higher grade opposition on Tuesday night.

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