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Cross to face MVG in Premier League opener

World darts champion Rob Cross will face world number one Michael van Gerwen on the opening night of the 2018 Unibet Premier League.

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Action from the original meeting between Little Common and Ringmer back in September, a match which was abandoned due to a floodlight failure.

Common keen to seize second chance in cup

Little Common Football Club will be eager to make the most of a second chance in a home cup clash tonight (Tuesday).

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Action from the Macron East Sussex Football League Division Four match between new leaders Orington and Burwash. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Baptists sink Town to go five points clear

Battle Baptists strengthened their hold on top spot in the Macron East Sussex Football League by winning a third versus third encounter on Saturday.

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Jack McLean goes up for a header during Bexhill United's 2-1 win at home to Oakwood on Saturday.

Persistence pays off for Bexhill

Bexhill United Football Club manager Ryan Light felt his team was rewarded for its perseverance in Saturday’s victory over Oakwood.

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Bexhill United wing-back Georges Gouet closes down the Oakwood player in possession. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Late penalty gives Bexhill hard-fought win

An 88th minute penalty from Zack McEniry gave Bexhill United Football Club a hard-earned victory yesterday (Saturday).

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Action from Battle Baptists' 2-0 win away to Sidley United last weekend which took them top of the table. Picture by Simon Newstead

Rye and Battle set for top-of-the-table clash

The footballers of Rye Town and Battle Baptists will go head-to-head in a top-of-the-table clash tomorrow (Saturday).

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Adam Barton bowling for Hastings Priory against Bexhill on the final day of last season. Picture by Justin Lycett

Away start and finish awaits Hastings

Hastings Priory will start and end the 2018 Sussex Cricket League Premier Division season away from home.

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Davide Rodari about to score Hastings United's second goal in last weekend's 5-2 loss at home to Greenwich Borough. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings boss hoping to learn lessons from heaviest loss

Chris Agutter is hoping the heaviest defeat of his reign as Hastings United Football Club manager will prove to be a blessing in disguise.

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Hastings & Bexhill winger Tim Sills is tackled during last weekend's defeat away to Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Hastings & Bexhill set for ‘must win’ game

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club is preparing for a ‘must win’ game tomorrow (Saturday).

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Little Common player-manager Russell Eldridge.

Common seek another strong response to rare defeat

Little Common Football Club will be eager to produce another positive response to a rare setback and remain on track at the top of the table.

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Steve McManus in possession during Hastings & Bexhill's defeat to Old Williamsonians. Picture courtesy Nigel Baker

Discipline costly as Hastings & Bexhill lose out

Hastings & Bexhill Rugby Club returned to action after the festive break with a narrow defeat in a mid-table battle on Saturday.

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The field sets off in the senior men's race at the Sussex Cross-Country Championships including third-placed Ross Skelton (white Phoenix vest, 153). Picture by Simon Newstead

Hastings AC in the medals at county championships

There were some fabulous runs from Hastings Athletic Club members at the Sussex Cross-Country Championships, sponsored by Dynamic Scaffolding.

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Battle Baptists defend a corner during their 2-0 win away to Sidley United. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Battle go top after weather-hit weekend

Battle Baptists went top of the Macron East Sussex Football League after a weather-disrupted first weekend of 2018.

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Hastings United's players salute their travelling supporters after the FA Cup third round tie away to Middlesbrough on January 5, 2013. Pictures by Justin Lycett

Five years on from the day Hastings faced Middlesbrough

Friday marked the five-year anniversary of one of the greatest days in the history of local football.

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Davide Rodari made it four goals in the last three games and became Hastings United's leading scorer this season when he put his team 2-1 up against Greenwich Borough. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings see 2-1 lead turn into 5-2 defeat

Hastings United Football Club suffered a first home league defeat for nearly two-and-a-half months this afternoon (Saturday).

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Action from Westfield's 8-0 victory at home to Rottingdean Village on December 30. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Westies net team of the month award

Westfield Football Club has won the December team of the month award in its division.

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Hastings United's game at home to Greenwich Borough this afternoon is set to go ahead.

Game on for Hastings and Common

The football matches involving Hastings United and Little Common this afternoon (Saturday) look set to go ahead despite the ongoing wet weather.

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Dayshonne Golding on the charge during Hastings United's 3-1 win at home to East Grinstead Town on New Year's Day. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings to face high-flyers with ‘no fear’

Hastings United Football Club will take on promotion-chasing Greenwich Borough with no fear, according to manager Chris Agutter.

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Action from Little Common's last outing, the 2-0 win at home to Bexhill United on Boxing Day. Picture by Simon Newstead

Table-topping Common keen to cash in on home run

Little Common Football Club heads into the new year with a handy five-point cushion at the top of the table.

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Georges Gouet goes in for a tackle during Bexhill United's 2-0 win at home to Seaford Town last weekend. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill boss sets victory target

Bexhill United Football Club manager Ryan Light has set his players the tough target of 10 wins from their remaining 12 league games.

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