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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.

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.

The Hastings United academy team celebrates after scoring against Wealdstone. Picture courtesy Joe Knight

Hastings reach national semi-finals

Hastings United Football Club’s academy side has reached the semi-finals of the National League U19 Alliance League Cup.

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.

Sam Adams brings the ball under control during Hastings United's 1-0 defeat at Whyteleafe. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings edged out by in-form rivals

Hastings United Football Club’s bid to return to winning ways on Saturday was unsuccessful.

Josh Carey netted his 13th goal of the season - and one of the best - in Westfield's 4-2 win at Ferring on Saturday.

New boy hits hat-trick as Westies go third

Kevaughn Ward opened his Westfield Football Club goal account in style with a hat-trick to see off bottom-of-the-table opposition.

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.

Jack McLean (left) is congratulated by Corey Wheeler (centre) and Nathan Lopez (right) after scoring the first of his three goals. Pictures by Simon Newstead

McLean hits hat-trick as Bexhill stun Langney

Jack McLean scored a hat-trick as Bexhill United Football Club overturned a half time deficit to end Langney Wanderers’ unbeaten home record today (Saturday).

Dayshonne Golding goes up for a header during Hastings United's 1-1 draw away to Guernsey last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings keep pair as squad building begins

Hastings United Football Club manager Chris Agutter has begun building what he hopes will be a title-winning side next season by retaining two existing players.


Hastings match off even though pitch likely to be playable

Hastings United’s match this afternoon (Saturday) has been postponed even though the football club says its pitch would have been playable.

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