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Cross triumph goes down well at local venues

Rob Cross’s 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship victory was well received at a couple of local venues where he is well-known.

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Gordon Cuddington on the ball during Bexhill United's last outing, a 2-0 win at home to Seaford Town 13 days ago. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill return to action on home turf

After a rare postponement at The Polegrove, Bexhill United Football Club is poised to return to action against a team it beat 7-0 at the start of the season.

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Rob Cross kisses the trophy after winning the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Pundits purr over world champion Cross

The Sky Sports pundits and commentators waxed lyrical over Rob Cross after his William Hill World Darts Championship triumph.

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Rob Cross proudly clutches the William Hill World Darts Championship trophy. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross sinks Taylor to win world title

Rob Cross completed a sporting fairytale by winning the 2018 William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Rob Cross (left) and Phil Taylor with the William Hill World Darts Championship trophy. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Taylor lauds new world champion Cross

Phil Taylor said the darting world has ‘a little animal’ on its hands in the form of new world champion Rob Cross.

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Calum Davies scored Hastings United's second goal in the 3-1 win at home to East Grinstead Town. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings kick-off new year with home win

The hard work of Hastings United Football Club groundsman Simon Rudkins to get The Pilot Field pitch playable after all the wet weather was rewarded with a victory.

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Hastings United's game at home to East Grinstead Town this afternoon looks set to go ahead.

Hastings game set to go ahead

Hastings United Football Club’s game at home to East Grinstead Town this afternoon (New Year’s Day) looks set to go ahead despite the wet weather.

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Rob Cross celebrates after landing a key dart during his semi-final victory over Michael van Gerwen. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross relishing facing ‘favourite player’ in world final

Rob Cross is relishing the prospect of facing ‘my favourite player’ in the William Hill World Darts Championship final.

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Bexhill United celebrate after Georges Gouet breaks the deadlock against Seaford Town. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Bexhill end year on triumphant note

Bexhill United Football Club ended 2017 on a high note with a fully deserved victory yesterday (Saturday).

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Rob Cross celebrates his magnificent victory as Michael van Gerwen graciously applauds in the background. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross stuns van Gerwen in classic to reach world final

Rob Cross stunned the great Michael van Gerwen in an amazing contest tonight (Saturday) to reach the William Hill World Darts Championship final.

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Hastings United's game away to Herne Bay today will go ahead.

Game on for Hastings, Bexhill and Westfield

Today’s (Saturday’s) football matches involving Hastings United, Bexhill United and Westfield are set to go ahead despite the wet weather.

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Bexhill United midfielder Curtis Beale and Little Common player Harry Saville in the thick of the action during the Boxing Day derby. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill and Common aim to end year on high note

The footballers of Bexhill United and Little Common will be aiming to end 2017 on a high note - assuming their matches beat the weather.

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Davide Rodari goes up for a header during Hastings United's 2-0 defeat away to Lewes on Boxing Day. Picture courtesy Scott White

‘Two or three players from potential league winners’

Chris Agutter believes his Hastings United Football Club team is two or three players from having league-winning potential.

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Rob Cross is through to the semi-finals of the William Hill World Darts Championship. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross wins thriller to reach world semi-finals

Rob Cross prevailed in an epic contest to reach the semi-finals of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Battle Baptists celebrate with their supporters after winning the National Christian Cup at The Valley in May. Picture by Simon Newstead

Battle boss hails ‘best year ever’

Battle Baptists manager Gary Walsh hailed 2017 as ‘the best year ever’ for the football club.

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Josh Carey is now Westfield's leading scorer this season with nine goals.

Westies boss lauds four-goal Carey

Westfield Football Club joint manager Jack Stapley sung the praises of Josh Carey after his four-goal heroics last weekend.

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Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge blocks the path of Bexhill United wide player Georges Gouet. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Managers offer differing views of festive derby

The managers of Little Common and Bexhill United offered contrasting views of the Boxing Day derby between the two football clubs.

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Rob Cross celebrates an important dart against John Henderson. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Cross surges into World Championship quarter-finals

Rob Cross surged through to the quarter-finals of the William Hill World Darts Championship.

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Rye Town celebrate after receiving the Macron East Sussex Football League Division One trophy back in April. Picture by Simon Newstead

Rye pride at unbeaten 2017

With 2017 coming to an end, Rye Town Football Club can proudly reflect on going through the entire year unbeaten.

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Sam Cole on the ball against Ramsgate on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings ace delighted to be back in action

Sam Cole said it’s great to be back in a Hastings United Football Club shirt after a 13-month injury lay-off.

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