Half marathon champ fulfils promise to grandparents

Adam Clarke said he had fulfilled a long-standing promise to his grandparents after winning the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon on Sunday.

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Wes Tate on the ball during Little Common's last outing, against Wick, 10 days ago.

Common relishing ‘good test’ in cup derby

Little Common Football Club is looking forward to an eye-catching cup derby in front of what should be a sizeable crowd.


We showed two sides of our game, says Hastings boss

Hastings United Football Club manager Chris Agutter felt his team showed more than one side to its game in Saturday’s victory over Walton Casuals.

Battle Baptists on the attack against Crowhurst in a Hastings & District FA Intermediate Cup quarter-final. Pictures by Simon Newstead

League’s tally of postponements reaches 230

The Macron East Sussex Football League is desperate for an improvement in the weather as its tally of postponements approaches three times the figure of last season.

Adam Clarke on his way to victory in the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon. Pictures by Simon Newstead

GB international wins Hastings Half Marathon

Great Britain international Adam Clarke was the winner of the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon on a bitterly cold Sunday morning.

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Gary Foster, of Hastings Athletic Club, is likely to be a strong contender to win the 2018 Hastings Half Marathon this morning. Picture by Steve Hunnisett

Race is on to be first local champion for three decades

There could well be a first local winner of the Hastings Half Marathon for more than three decades when the 2018 race takes place today (Sunday).

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Davide Rodari took his first team goal tally for the season into double figures with Hastings United's winner against Walton Casuals. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings defeat play-off chasing Walton

Hastings United Football Club achieved its first win over top six opposition since early October this afternoon (Saturday).

Bexhill United celebrate after scoring in their last match, a 3-1 win away to Langney Wanderers two weeks ago. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill game off, but Hastings and Westfield on

Bexhill United Football Club’s scheduled match away to Lingfield today (Saturday) has been postponed.

Davide Rodari in action for Hastings United during last weekend's 1-0 defeat at Whyteleafe. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings boss expecting ‘Man City v Liverpool type game’

Hastings United manager Chris Agutter is expecting ‘a Manchester City versus Liverpool type game’ as the football club returns to home soil today (Saturday).

Action from Bexhill United's 3-0 defeat at home to tomorrow's opponents Lingfield earlier in the season.

Bexhill set sights on 60-point mark

Bexhill United manager Ryan Light is targeting 11 points from the football club’s final six league games this season to reach the 60-point mark.

Little Common forward Jamie Crone gets his foot to the ball against Wick last weekend. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Common boss lauds ‘great achievement’

Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge hailed ‘a great achievement’ after the football club clinched promotion with six games to spare.

Hastings United Football Club first team manager Chris Agutter. Picture courtesy Scott White

Club has made huge strides, says Agutter

Hastings United manager Chris Agutter said the football club has made ‘huge strides’ after signing a contract to remain at the helm for at least two more years.

Rob Cross is congratulated by opponent Mensur Suljovic after his 7-2 victory. Picture courtesy Lawrence Lustig/PDC

Brilliant Cross sinks Suljovic

Darts star Rob Cross produced a superb performance as he powered to fourth successive Unibet Premier League victory tonight (Thursday).

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Action from the Premier Travel Challenge Cup semi-final between Sidley United and Northiam 75. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Second tier leaders spring surprise to reach final

Northiam 75 upset higher grade opposition to become the first team through to the final of the Macron East Sussex Football League’s flagship knockout competition.

Action from the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup second round tie between Little Common and Langney Wanderers back in August.

Updated: Common semi-final postponed

Little Common Football Club’s cup semi-final tonight (Tuesday) has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Little Common forward Lewis Hole holds off a Wick opponent. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Common clinch promotion after home victory

Little Common Football Club has clinched promotion with six league games to spare.

Little Common celebrate scoring during their last outing, against Selsey, two weeks ago. Picture by Simon Newstead

Big week on two fronts for high-flying Common

Little Common Football Club has the chance to secure a promotion place and a cup final spot over the coming week.

A snow-covered football pitch at Tilekiln in St Leonards last Friday afternoon.

Entire league programme succumbs to weather

For the first time this season, the entire Macron East Sussex Football League schedule was wiped out by the weather last weekend.

Bexhill United full-back Connor Robertson challenges Langney Wanderers wide player Gary Ingram. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Langney win was even better than Wick, says Bexhill boss

Bexhill United Football Club manager Ryan Light felt that Saturday’s 3-1 win away to Langney Wanderers was even better than the 5-1 victory at Wick five weeks previously.

Rob Cross at the oche during his fifth round victory over Krzysztof Ratajski at the Coral UK Open. Picture courtesy Chris Dean/PDC

Cross reaches seventh successive TV quarter-final

World darts champion Rob Cross reached his seventh successive televised quarter-final this weekend.

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