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Four-star Battle reach national semi-finals

Battle Baptists are through to the semi-finals of the National Christian Cup after defeating higher division opponents at the Rec on Saturday.

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Lewis Hole took his goal tally for the season to 27 with a hat-trick as Little Common beat East Preston 3-0.

Hole hat-trick knocks leaders off their perch

A Lewis Hole hat-trick fired Little Common’s footballers to victory over what was table-topping opposition yesterday (Saturday).

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Frannie Collin scored his 25th and 26th goals of the season in Hastings United's 2-2 draw at home to Chatham Town this afternoon. Picture courtesy Scott White

Winning run ends as Hastings are held by Chatham

Hastings United Football Club’s run of five consecutive wins and clean sheets came to a surprise end this afternoon (Saturday).

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

Hughton praises Albion players' desire

Seagulls manager Chris Hughton has praised his side's desire to win.
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Newcastle's Dwight Gayle has been ruled out of top-of-the-table clash with Brighton tomorrow

Newcastle United top goalscorer Gayle ruled out of Albion clash

Newcastle United's top goalscorer Dwight Gayle has been ruled out of tomorrow's top-of-the-table Championship clash with Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Sergio Aguero

RUMOUR MILL: Aguero to Real Madrid

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has declared his interest in joining Real Madrid, but the 28-year-old would cost the Spanish giants more than £60million. (The Sun)

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Oliver Norwood is back available for Albion. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Pocognoli fit for top-of-the-table clash

Left-back Sebastien Pocognoli is fit for Albion's top-of-the-table clash with Newcastle tomorrow evening.

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Jamie Murphy celebrates with the Albion fans. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Picture gallery: Brighton v Reading

Check out a number of fan and action pictures from Albion's 3-0 win against Reading yesterday.

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Jamie Murphy scores against Reading. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Murphy: Hopefully there's more goals to come now

Albion winger Jamie Murphy hopes his strike yesterday will kick-start a goalscoring spree from now until the end of the season.
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Frannie Collin (number 10) opens the scoring in Hastings United's 5-0 win over Carshalton Athletic on Tuesday night. Picture courtesy Scott White

United seek to continue fabulous form

Hastings United’s footballers will be eager to keep the momentum going as they return to action today (Saturday).

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Sam Baldock celebrates his opener. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Baldock delighted with important goal

Striker Sam Baldock was more delighted with the importance of his opening goal in the 3-0 win against Reading tonight than the quality of it.

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Chris Hughton

Hughton: We were at our very best in victory over Reading

Chris Hughton said Brighton & Hove Albion were at their very best as they eased past Reading and back to the top of the Championship tonight.

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Battle Baptists goalkeeper Jake Rudwick played a starring role in last weekend's win over Eastbourne Rangers.

Battle set for national cup quarter-final

Battle Baptist Football Club is gunning for a place in the semi-finals of the National Christian Cup.

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Reading's Liam Moore gets to grips with Glenn Murray in this evening's Championship clash at the Amex. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Six things we learnt from Brighton's 3-0 win over Reading

Are they on their way? Lucky charm and double figures. Here are six things we learnt from Brighton & Hove Albion's 3-0 win over Reading.

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Brighton & Hove Albion's Jamie Murphy clips the ball over Reading goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi to put his side 2-0 up. Picture by PW Sporting Pics

Brighton 3, Reading 0: Impressive Seagulls soar back to the summit

Brighton & Hove Albion climbed back to the top of the Championship as they took advantage of a Newcastle slip-up with a convincing victory over Reading.

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Steve Watt in action for Hastings United at the start of the season. Picture courtesy Scott White

United assistant boss joins Margate

Hastings United Football Club assistant manager Steve Watt has been named manager of higher grade Margate this afternoon (Friday).

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

PREMIER LEAGUE/ EFL Cup: United favourites to lift EFL cup | Spurs seek to keep challenge alive | Shakespeare to take charge at tragic Leicester

This weekend we’ll see Manchester United and Southampton contest the first silverware of the season and a managerless Leicester try to revive their season.

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Antoine Griezmann

RUMOUR MILL: Pardew and Mancini among favourites to replace sacked Ranieri | Griezmann “definitely” joining Manchester United |Everton has Rooney bid rejected

Alan Pardew and Robert Mancini leading contenders to replace Claudio Ranieri as champions Leicester City look for a new manager following the popular Italian’s dismissal. (The Sun)

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Bexhill United midfielder Nathan Lopez goes up for a header against Steyning Town last weekend. Picture by Derek Martin

Bexhill and Common face top two

The town’s two senior football clubs are gearing up to host the top two teams in their division tomorrow (Saturday).

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Rye Town midfielder Sammy Foulkes tussles with Westfield's Curtis Coombes. Picture by Simon Newstead

Rye hit rivals for six to reach semi-finals

Rye Town’s footballers cruised through to their second cup semi-final of the season with a big victory over higher grade opposition.

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