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Bexhill see 3-1 lead turn into 5-3 defeat in epic contest

Bexhill United’s footballers saw a potentially terrific victory turn into a heartbreaking defeat at Lingfield on Saturday.
The foggy scene at The Pilot Field shortly before the scheduled kick-off time. Picture by Simon Newstead

United match suffers late postponement

Hastings United Football Club's match at home to Horsham tonight (Tuesday) was postponed shortly before kick-off.

Callum Smith took his goal tally for the season to 24 with a hat-trick against Ferring.

Smith nets third hat-trick of season in Westfield cruise

Callum Smith netted his third hat-trick of the season as Westfield's footballers cruised past still pointless opposition on Saturday.

Harry Stannard on the ball for Hastings United against Dorking Wanderers on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings and Common set for Tuesday night action

The footballers of Hastings United and Little Common are set for action tonight (Tuesday).

Chi City are looking forward to a home tie against Buckland / Picture by Kate Shemilt

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.

Football round-up

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.

Wes Tate scored Little Common's winner against AFC Varndeanians.

Common go top after dramatic 4-3 victory

Little Common's footballers went top of the league after winning an extraordinary match at the Recreation Ground yesterday (Saturday).

Frannie Collin scored his 12th and 13th goals of the season for Hastings United against Dorking Wanderers this afternoon. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings lose out in see-saw contest

Hastings United's footballers suffered their first home league defeat of the season this afternoon (Saturday).

Video: Common boss focusing solely on next game

Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge insists he isn’t looking beyond the next game even though his team is within two points of the league summit.

Harry Stannard challenges Horsham goalkeeper Josh Pelling during last weekend's 1-1 draw. Picture courtesy Scott White

United take on title-chasing Dorking

Hastings United's footballers are set to put their proud unbeaten home league record on the line against another of the division's big guns.

Kyle Holden thumps the ball downfield during Bexhill United's 1-0 win at home to Ringmer last weekend. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

We can still win league, says Bexhill joint boss

Bexhill United joint manager Nigel Kane believes the football club can still win the league.

Members of Dickie Anderson's family and Bexhill United full-back Craig Ottley with the number three shirt which the football club has retired for the season. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Memorial match for popular Bexhill footballer

A football match in memory of Richard ‘Dickie’ Anderson is set to take place at The Polegrove on Sunday December 11 (kick-off 1pm).

Zak Hurst, Callum Smith and Matt Dadswell celebrate one of Westfield's goals. Picture courtesy Joe Knight

Westfield blast six goals in second half blitz

Sam Ellis scored his first hat-trick for Westfield Football Club in an ultimately emphatic victory on Saturday.

Hastings United's match away to Faversham Town tonight has been called-off owing to a frozen pitch.

United game succumbs to late postponement

Hastings United Football Club's game away to Faversham Town tonight (Tuesday) has fallen victim to a late postponement.

Hastings United have signed Callum Emptage from East Grinstead Town.

Breaking news: United sign ex-Gillingham defender

Hastings United Football Club has completed the signing of Callum Emptage from East Grinstead Town.

Hastings United attacking player Harry Stannard seeks to escape the clutches of a Horsham defender on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

United seek to shake off disappointment at Faversham

Hastings United's footballers will seek to shake off the disappointment of conceding right at the death on Saturday when they return to action tonight (Tuesday).

Bexhill United wide midfielder Corey Wheeler glances the ball forward against Ringmer. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill do enough to see off basement boys

Although closer than it might have been, Bexhill United's footballers began the second half of their league programme with a home victory on Saturday.

Football round-up

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.

Little Common midfielder Dom Bristow keeps a close eye on Billingshurst's Ollie Joels. Picture by Simon Newstead

Common stay second after narrow victory

Little Common's footballers made it three consecutive league wins with a narrow 1-0 victory at home to Billingshurst yesterday (Saturday).

Hastings United conceded an added time equaliser to draw 1-1 at Horsham this afternoon.

Hastings denied by last gasp leveller

Hastings United's footballers missed out on a third straight victory in agonising fashion this afternoon (Saturday).
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