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Frost forces Shoreham clash to be called off

Shoreham Football Club boss Bryan O’Toole was left frustrated as his side had a game called off for a second week in succession on Saturday.

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PICTURE SPECIAL: Pirates punish Predators

There wasn’t a great deal of football played in Sussex this weekend - but Nyetimber Pirates were pleased their Bognor Sports Club pitch was playable.

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Charley Wilson-Blakely in recent Chi City Ladies action

Chi Colts get the Ang of it ... ladies are rained off

A weekend of poor weather last week meant a number of local football fixtures were hit.

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Bowman on the Road: Nothing 'artificial' about Heath's title bid

During every title winning season there will be occasions when you have to win when not at your best.

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Hat-trick hero Elijah Adebayo / Picture by Tim Hale

Adebayo treble fires Rocks to five-goal win

Elijah Adebayo’s second-half hat-trick earned in-form Bognor a 5-0 win at Canvey Island - and took them four points clear at the top of the Ryman premier.

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Worthing joint-boss Gary Elphick. Picture: Marcus Hoare

Elphick praises performance despite defeat

Worthing Football Club joint-boss Gary Elphick felt his side deserved at least a point following their home defeat at the hands of high-flying Leiston this afternoon.

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Trevor McCreadie scores the second goal. Lancing v Haywards Heath Town. Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Lancing 0, Haywards Heath Town 2: Saunders' men cut lead to one point after fiery encounter

Haywards Heath Town cut the lead at the top of the SCFL Premier Division table to one point with a 2-0 win at Culver Road.
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Omar Bugiel saw appeals for a penalty waved after this afternoon. Picture: Marcus Hoare.

Worthing's unbeaten league run ended by high-flying Leiston

Worthing Football Club fell to a first Ryman League Premier Division defeat in nine matches at Woodside Road this afternoon.

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Sport supporters in Petworth Park

Future of sport in Petworth Park up for discussion

Petworth Park Joint Sports Association’s annual meeting will be held on Monday (January 23) at 8pm in the pavilion in the park.

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Football fixtures hit by the frost

Football fixtures have been hit by the frost from League Town down to the Southern Combination Football League today.
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East Grinstead Town FC. Pic Steve Robards  SR1624649 SUS-160830-134753001

East Grinstead and Three Bridges games called off due to frozen pitches

The freezing overnight temperatures have taken their toll on today’s local football matches, causing widespread postponements.

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The Checkatrade.com Stadium. Picture by Graham Carter SUS-160202-114138002

Crawley Town’s game against Portsmouth is off due to a frozen pitch

Crawley Town’s game against Portsmouth has been called off due to a frozen pitch.

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Carl, Mark and Jamie Thompson

Lavant leave Chilt to wilt... Unicorn win is brotherly affair

The latest round of West Sussex League games brought wins for Lavant, The Unicorn and Nyetimber Pirates Reserves - with The Unicorn’s victory a real brotherly affair.

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Anthony Knockaert slides home Albion's winner. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Hughton hails Albion's character after late win

Albion boss Chris Hughton hailed the character of his side after they snatched a late 2-1 win at home to Sheffield Wednesday this evening.

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Anthony Knockaert fires Albion into the lead. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography).

Knockaert at the double as ten-man Albion beat nine-man Owls

Brighton & Hove Albion are back on top of the Championship as Anthony Knockaert's double gave them a 2-1 win at home to Sheffield Wednesday in a thriller at the Amex.
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Selsey take on Lingfield at the High St Ground / Picture by Roger Smith

Stags battle back for point but Blues are beaten

Midhurst staged a brave fightback at Southwick to claim a point in division one of the Southern Combination.

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Ed Sanders, pictured after scoring against Horsham last month / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks duo set to play for Chichester City

Rocks players Ed Sanders and Lorenzo Dolcetti are set to play for Chichester City this weekend - but Bognor boss Jamie Howell is quick to insist it doesn’t mean they are not wanted at Nyewood Lane.

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ACE Football Academy youngsters pictured at the awards evening

County and regional medals for Harriers

Young footballers from across the area were rewarded for their efforts at the ACE Academy awards evening.

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Elijah Adebayo celebrats his first Rocks goal - versus Enfield - with the fans / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks enjoying top spot - and carrying on as normal...

The Rocks are keeping their top-six rivals at bay in the hunt for Ryman League top spot with Jamie Howell declaring: We’re enjoying it.

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Albion boss Chris Hughton. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Hughton: No surprises about Owls

Seagulls boss Chris Hughton says there will be no surprises tonight as he knows just how good Sheffield Wednesday are this season.
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