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Rising costs force Ringmer FC to withdraw from Southern Combination

Ringmer FC are withdrawing from the Southern Counties Combination League from the 2018-19 season due to escalating running costs.

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Alex Smith has joined Hastings United for the 2018/19 Bostik League South East season.

Hastings sign ex-Fulham ace

Hastings United Football Club has completed the signing of a player who once made a Premier League appearance for Fulham.

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Little Common Football Club still hopes to one day return to its Little Common Recreation Ground home. Picture by Justin Lycett

Double-winning Common still hoping to return home

Little Common chairman Daniel Eldridge says the football club’s main aim is to one day return to its own ground.

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Action from Battle Baptists' match away to Bexhill Town earlier in the year. Picture by Simon Newstead

Battle boss hurting but proud

Battle Baptists manager Gary Walsh was hurting but proud after the football club agonisingly missed out on the league title.

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Hollington United celebrate after winning the Macron East Sussex Football League title.

Hollington boss praises players after dramatic title triumph

Hollington United Football Club manager Scott Price heaped praise on his players after completing a ‘double double’ in thrilling fashion.

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Hastings United will line up in Bostik League South East next season.

New league to cost Hastings £10,000 in matchday income

Hastings United chairman Dave Nessling says the new division the football club will play in next season is likely to cost it around £10,000 in reduced matchday income.

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Little Common midfielder Harry Saville.

Common player to feature on FA Cup final ball

A Little Common Football Club player will have his name on the Emirates FA Cup final matchball.

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Hastings United celebrate with the trophy. Picture courtesy Joe Knight

Hastings celebrate cup glory

Hastings United Football Club won the Bostik Development League Cup last night (Tuesday).

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Harry Finch / Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Finch: Talk of pizzas and jewellery helped me to my special Sussex ton

Even with time to reflect it’s hard for me to put into words what it felt like to score my first Championship hundred in the win against Middlesex, writes Harry Finch.

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Scott Ramsay has retired after a successful career in football.

Talented player calls time on successful career

One of the locality’s top footballers of the last two decades has called time on a successful career.

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Hastings United will play in Isthmian League - South East next season.

Hastings discover opponents in new-look league

Hastings United Football Club has today (Thursday) discovered its provisional league opponents for next season.

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The East Preston FC Academy's under-nine Blacks and Whites squads

First East Preston Academy football festival hailed a success

East Preston FC Academy has celebrated the first Football Festival in the club’s history.

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Hastings United are through to the Bostik Development League Cup final.

Four-star Hastings book cup final spot

Hastings United Football Club is through to the Bostik Development League Cup final.

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Davide Rodari on the attack during Hastings United's 2-1 defeat at home to Sittingbourne last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings boss targets three key additions

Hastings United Football Club manager Chris Agutter has outlined his intended summer shopping list as he plots what he hopes will be a promotion push next season.

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Picture by PW Sporting Photography

Guardiola recalls dominance of Liverpool, Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal on City's record-breaking evening

Pep Guardiola recalled the glorys days of Liverpool in the 1980s, Sir Alex Ferguson's dominant 90's Manchester United side, Chelsea under Jose Mourinho and Arsenal's invincibles as he saw his Manchester City side break records at the Etihad this evening.

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Tussle for league title rages on

Although we’re now into May, the race for the Macron East Sussex Football League title is still well and truly on.

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Video: Common boss savours ‘fantastic achievement’

Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge was keen to savour ‘a fantastic achievement’ after the football club completed a league and cup double.

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Little Common Football Club captain Lewis Hole clutches the Macron Store Southern Combination League Division One trophy and Division One Challenge Cup.

Title-winning skipper praises Common’s all-round strength

Lewis Hole praised the all-round strength of Little Common’s team after captaining the football club to the Macron Store Southern Combination League Division One title.

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Davide Rodari focuses on the ball during Hastings United's 2-1 defeat to Sittingbourne. Pictures courtesy Scott White

Hastings end season with home defeat

Hastings United ended their 2017/18 Bostik Football League Division One South season with a home defeat.

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Little Common celebrate with the Macron Store Southern Combination Football League Division One trophy. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Common clinch title with 8-0 win

Little Common secured the Macron Store Southern Combination Football League Division One title in style with their biggest win of the season.

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