Bowman on the Road: A good weekend for the Albion

This story starts last Friday evening when after the section Christmas outing I was travelling home on the train with a colleague and  keen Newcastle fan.
Callum Saunders has made it three from the penalty spot. Loxwood v Haywards Heath Town. Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Loxwood 0, Haywards Heath Town 3: Passionate performance takes all three points at Loxwood

Haywards Heath Town continued to keep pace with leaders Shoreham as manager Shaun Saunders is pleased with three points and a clean sheet at Loxwood.

Pagham on the attack against Shoreham / Picture by Roger Smith

Lions are second team to deny leaders Shoreham

The Lions recent winless run might have continued as table-topping Shoreham came to Nyetimber Lane – but they can console themselves with the fact they became only the second team in 17 league games to stop the leaders winning.

Ollie Pearce on the ball for Bognor at Tonbridge / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks run into Tonbridge trouble

Bognor had only a James Fraser goal to show for their efforts as they lost 4-1 away to Tonbridge Angels to surrender top spot in the Ryman premier.


Chichester City march on in FA Vase ... Pagham hold SCFL leaders

Chichester City are into the last 32 of the FA Vase after a superb third-round win at Newhaven.

Charley Wilson-Blakely scors at Brislington

Charley cheers up Chi as cup loss is forgotten

Charley Wilson-Blakely bagged a hat-trick as Chichester City Ladies took out their recent cup frustrations on a Brislington side struggling for form and returned to the top of the table with a 4-0 win in FA Women’s Premier south-west one.

Midhurst in action against Storrington earlier in the season / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Stags slip up... match for Matt is looming

It was the same old story for the Stags as they yet again let slip two valuable points in the closing seconds of a game, ending up drawing 3-3 away to St Francis Rangers.

John Phillips helped Sidlesham win at Worthing Leisure / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham win 16-1 ... Sids keep up the chase

Bosham and Sidlesham continued their winning ways at the top of division two of the Southern Combination League - with Andy Probee’s Robins scoring 16 against poor old Ferring.

Aaron Hancock helped Lavant to victory at TD Shipley / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Pirates, Lavant and Deans take spoils on the road

Nyetimber Pirates, Lavant and East Dean all won away from home in the latest round of West Sussex League games.

Matt Harrold in action.

Harrold suffers injury blow that will keep him out of action for THREE months

Reds' striker Matt Harrold has suffered another injury setback after hurting his Achilles.

Glenn Murray and Sam Baldock celebrate the latter's equaliser during Albion's win against Fulham on Saturday. Picture by Phil Westlake

Swift return to Cardiff for Albion assistant

Having come from behind to win last weekend, Brighton will be hoping for an easier start to December when they travel to face Cardiff tomorrow afternoon.

Ollie Pearce, watched by James Crane, in action against Hendon / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks praised as bad day at office is quickly forgotten

The Rocks recovered from a bad day at the office to return to the top of the Ryman League – but were warned they face plenty more ups and downs yet.

Leicester City celebrate their Premier League title win with an open-top bus parade

Johnny Cantor: Foxes the team of the year after they overcame all odds?

The signs are there. You know Christmas is coming. No, not the sub-zero temperatures; no, not the chance to start your day with chocolate from the advent calendar and no, not the festive TV adverts (they’ve been going since October!). It is of course the release of the shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

Action from Pagham's last home game against Eastbourne Town / Picture by Roger Smith

Pagham are told: The pressure is on you

The pressure is on Pagham as they head into Saturday’s mouth-watering SCFL Premier Division encounter with leaders Shoreham at Nyetimber Lane.

Glenn Murray fires home Albion's equaliser. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

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Brighton produced the type of fightback that should ensure the club dines at the top table of English football next season; coming from behind to beat Fulham and cement their place in the Championship’s top two.

Rob O'Toole hit a hat-trick as Shoreham cruised past Arundel on Saturday. Picture: Derek Martin DM16155345

Pressure off Mussels ahead of crunch clash – O’Toole

Shoreham Football Club boss Bryan O’Toole looked ahead to Saturday’s crunch clash at fellow title challengers Pagham and insisted: “The pressure is on them.”

Chichester City players celebrate a goal in the 6-1 beating of Hailsham / Picture by Kate Shemilt

City in good form as they hit FA Vase trail

Chichester City hit the FA Vase trail on Saturday – and reckon they have a decent chance of making the last 32.


VIDEO: Rocks boss delighted with win over Kingstonian

Bognor went back to the top of the Ryman premier with a 2-0 win over Kingstonian - and won high praise from manager Jamie Howell.

Danny Mills got the only goal as Whitehawk progressed past St Albans City in an FA Trophy replay last night. Picture: David Hunt

No immediate rush for a new manager at Whitehawk

Whitehawk Football Club chairman Nigel Thornton is in no hurry to appoint a replacement for Richard Hill.

Gareth Southgate

Former Crawley schoolboy Southgate appointed as England manager on four-year deal

Crawley man Gareth Southgate has been appointed as England manager on a four-year contract.

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