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Hastings net comfortable home victory

Hastings United's footballers continued their unbeaten start to the season with a comfortable win this afternoon (Monday).

East Grinstead Town (gold and black) v Carshalton Athletic. 2nd yellow card for Laste Dombaxe. Pic Steve Robards  SR1624617 SUS-160828-113844001

Back of the Net: Sussex and Surrey football round-up

In our weekly column, Back of the Net Ltd round-up the week’s football in Sussex and Surrey.

Harry Stannard challenges the goalkeeper during Hastings United's 3-3 draw away to Chipstead on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Bumper Bank Holiday of football action

A bumper Bank Holiday of football lies in store today (Monday).

Bexhill United midfielder Georges Gouet closes down a St Francis Rangers opponent. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill net third successive league win

Bexhill United's footballers continued their fine form with a 3-1 victory away to St Francis Rangers yesterday (Saturday).
Liam Foster struck twice to give Little Common a 2-1 win away to Selsey. Picture courtesy Jon Smalldon

Foster double gives Common victory

Little Common’s footballers returned from their longest trip of the season with a hard-fought win.

Jay May scores the first of his three goals for Hastings United against Chipstead. Picture courtesy Scott White

May hits hat-trick in amazing United draw

Jay May scored a hat-trick as Hastings United's footballers drew 3-3 in an extraordinary game away to Chipstead today (Saturday).
Sam Cruttwell on the ball for Hastings United against Cray Valley (PM) last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

United attacking boost for Bank Holiday double

Hastings United Football Club is set for a welcome boost of firepower for a double bill of Bank Holiday action.
Liam Rosenior. Picture: Phil Westlake

Rosenior ruled out of Newcastle trip

Liam Rosenior has been ruled out of Brighton’s Championship trip to Newcastle United on Saturday.

One of the teams in the under-36s match. Picture courtesy Catherine Gurney

Football League star headlines Common's big day

Little Common footballers past and present donned the boots for a special day at the Recreation Ground.

Bexhill United joint manager Ryan Light. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

'Sensational' second half delights Bexhill boss

Bexhill United Football Club joint manager Ryan Light praised a 'sensational' response from his players in a proverbial game of two halves last night (Tuesday).

Ferring Football Club have had a difficult start to the new season

Sussex side ship 33 goals in opening two matches

Ferring Football Club boss Ross Harnes believes his side will get better – after shipping 33 goals in their opening two Southern Combination Football League Division 2 matches this season.

Ferring action from last season.

Football boss upbeat despite 18-0 opening-day defeat

Ferring Football Club boss Ross Harnes felt his side were a little unfortunate in their Southern Combination League Division 2 opening-day defeat on Saturday.

Lewis Hole's fourth goal in two games couldn't prevent Little Common from losing 2-1 at Storrington. Picture courtesy Jon Smalldon

Common suffer first league loss

Little Common’s footballers fell to their first league defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss against Storrington on Saturday.

Bexhill United match-winner Corey Wheeler on the charge against Saltdean United. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill boss praises 'most satisfying' result

Bexhill United joint manager Ryan Light hailed the 'most satisfying' result of the football club's season so far.

Steve Watt scored his third goal in as many games to set Hastings United on the way to a 2-0 victory at Cray Valley (PM) this afternoon. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings ease through in FA Cup

Hastings United's footballers defied their striker crisis to ease through in the FA Cup this afternoon (Sunday).
Hastings United striker Jack Harris is carried off by the club's strength and conditioning coach Harrison Grant after injuring his ankle last weekend.

Hastings facing striker crisis ahead of FA Cup clash

Hastings United Football Club is in the grip of an early season striker crisis heading into an important FA Cup match.

Hastings United forward Jay May tries to hold off a Herne Bay opponent. Picture courtesy Scott White

Best and worst of Hastings, says Hare

Darren Hare said supporters at last night's game away to Herne Bay saw the best and worst of his Hastings United team.

Jacob Shelton scored Bexhill United's second goal in the 2-1 win away to Ringmer

Bexhill celebrate first league win

Bexhill United's footballers picked up their first league win of the season at the second attempt last night (Tuesday).

Jay May put Hastings United ahead in their 1-1 draw away to Herne Bay. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings draw at Herne Bay

Hastings United's footballers made it four points from their opening two games of the season with a 1-1 draw away to Herne Bay tonight (Tuesday).

Jay May has a shot at goal on his Hastings United debut against South Park on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings and Bexhill set for midweek action

The first midweek matches of the new football season will take place tonight, with Hastings United and Bexhill United set for action.
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