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Common pegged back in league opener

Little Common Football Club began its league campaign with a 2-2 draw away to Southwick on Saturday.

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Ashley Kidman gets up highest during Bexhill United's 7-0 win away to Oakwood on Saturday. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill off to a flyer with 7-0 win

Bexhill United manager Ryan Light lauded an ‘exceptional’ performance after the football club began its league programme with a stunning 7-0 victory.

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Jack Harris came off the bench to score Hastings United's equaliser against Carshalton Athletic tonight. Picture courtesy Scott White

Harris strikes to earn Hastings away point

Hastings United Football Club picked up a very creditable point from its first away game of the season tonight (Monday).

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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli.

Rumour mill: Spurs would turn down £150m bids for Alli; United want Ibrahimovic to re-sign

Man City and Barcelona keen on Dele Alli? Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United interested in Oxlade-Chamberlain?
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Jack Dixon scores Hastings United's opening goal against Corinthian-Casuals on Saturday. Picture courtesy Scott White

United seek to continue encouraging start

Hastings United Football Club will seek to build on its season-opening victory when it makes a swift return to action tonight (Monday).

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Jack Dixon scored both of Hastings United's goals in this afternoon's 2-1 win at home to Corinthian-Casuals. Picture courtesy Scott White

Dixon double gives Hastings a winning start

A brace of first half headers from Jack Dixon ensured Hastings United Football Club made a winning start to the new season.

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Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic.

Rumour mill: Rakitic to Liverpool as part of Coutinho deal? Chelsea lining up move for Danny Rose?

Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Rakitic included in Coutinho deal; Fellaini wanted by Juventus; Sigurdsson set for Everton move; Rose to Chelsea?

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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton greets Pep Guardiola on the sides on Saturday. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Hughton relieved spectacle of Albion's Premier League bow is over and hard work can be on survival bid

Chris Hughton is relieved the spectacle of Brighton & Hove Albion's Premier League bow is out of the way and they can concentrate of masterminding their survival.
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Guardiola: You said we were the favourites, the most beautiful and handsome last season, but Chelsea killed us

Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City side being labelled Premier League title favourites again means nothing after Chelsea 'killed them' in the race last season.
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Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton on the touchline against Manchster City. Picture by PW Sporting Pics.

Hughton felt there were more positives than negatives to take from defeat to 'quality' Manchester City

Chris Hughton admitted he took more positives than negatives from Brighton & Hove Albion falling to an opening-day defeat to title favourites Manchester City.

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Manchester City celebrate as Brighton & Hove Albion look dejected after the second goal put in by Lewis Dunk. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Brighton 0, Manchester City 2: Aguero strike and Dunk own goal sends battling Albion to opening-day defeat

Brighton & Hove Albion's return to the Premier League ended with an opening day defeat against title favourites Manchester City.
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Sam Cruttwell sets himself to score during Hastings United's 2-2 draw at home to Worthing last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings boss cautiously positive over prospects

Hastings United Football Club manager Adam Hinshelwood was cautiously positive when discussing his team’s aspirations for the new season.

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Little Common forward Lewis Hole is challenged by an Eastbourne United AFC opponent during last weekend's FA Cup tie. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Common keen to be ‘the best we can be’

Little Common Football Club player-manager Russell Eldridge is aiming to be ‘the best we can be’ during the 2017/18 league campaign.

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Craig McFarlane gets his head to the ball during Bexhill United's cup win over Southwick last weekend. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill keen to finish ‘as high as possible’

Bexhill United Football Club is aiming to finish as high as possible on the eve of the new league season.

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A computer generated concept image showing an aerial view of what the proposed Combe Valley Sports Village may look like.

First glimpse of what proposed sports village may look like

Hastings United Football Club and the trustees of Horntye Park Sports Complex have released updated images of the proposed Combe Valley Sports Village Complex to be developed with their partners.

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Action from one of Westfield's pre-season friendlies, against Eastbourne Town. Picture courtesy Joe Knight

Westfield have high hopes for new term

Westfield Football Club’s first team is set to kick-off its 2017/18 season this coming Saturday, a week earlier than originally scheduled.

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Kevin Barden prepares to bring the ball under control during Bexhill United's 1-0 win away to Southwick. Picture courtesy Mark Killy

Bexhill boss hails ‘most complete team performance’

Bexhill United manager Ryan Light praised ‘the most complete team performance’ in his time at the football club after beginning the new season with a victory on Saturday.

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Little Common debutant Liam Ward tussles with Kane Penn, scorer of Eastbourne United's equaliser. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Common sunk by last gasp strike on FA Cup debut

Little Common Football Club suffered an agonising late defeat in its first ever FA Cup match today (Saturday).

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Anthony Knockaert returned from injury and played the last 20 minutes against Atletico Madrid. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Hughton on Atletico Madrid test, Knockaert's return, Ryan mistake and Propper rumours

Chris Hughton was pleased with Brighton & Hove Albion's final pre-season workout against Athletico Madrid and has spoken on Anthony Knockaert's return, Mathew Ryan's mistake and Davy Propper rumours.
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