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Hastings beaten by 10-man Hythe in eventful contest

Hastings United Football Club suffered only its second home league defeat since October with a 3-2 loss against Hythe Town today (Saturday).

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Davide Rodari tries to block the ball during Hastings United's 2-1 win at home to Ashford United last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

Hastings boss: We can beat anyone on home turf

Hastings United manager Chris Agutter believes his fast developing football team is capable of beating anybody in its division on home turf.

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Little Common defender Louis Walker, who is struggling with a groin strain, in action against Steyning Town on February 3. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Leaders back in action on home turf

Little Common Football Club will return to action tomorrow (Saturday) aiming to consolidate top spot.

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Action from Bexhill United's last outing, a 3-1 defeat at home to Hailsham Town on Wednesday, last week. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill boss keen to put on ‘winning performance’

Ryan Light is keen for his Bexhill United footballers to put on a winning performance at The Polegrove tomorrow (Saturday).

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Battle Baptists full-back Ian Rafati is closed down by Bexhill Town midfielder Craig Ottley. Pictures by Simon Newstead

In-form Battle go five clear at the top

Battle Baptist Football Club’s first team went five points clear at the top of the table after continuing its super start to 2018.

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Lee Worgan in action during his Hastings United days.

Tickets selling fast for Spurs Legends match

Tickets have been selling fast for the charity football match between the Hastings United Vets and the Tottenham Hotspur Legends.

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Video: Agutter praises ‘exceptional’ first 20 minutes

Chris Agutter praised an ‘exceptional’ first 20 minutes during Hastings United Football Club’s victory on Saturday.

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Action from the Macron East Sussex Football League Premier Division game between Bexhill Town and Battle Baptists. Pictures by Simon Newstead

League not too concerned yet about games building up

The Macron East Sussex Football League fixture secretary says he’s not too concerned yet about the possibility of matches mounting up.

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Little Common celebrate after scoring against Ringmer in round one of the Division One Challenge Cup last month. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Numbers stacking up for table-topping Common

Little Common Football Club has become renowned for scoring goals in recent seasons and this term promises to be its best yet.

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Jack Dixon scored for the first time since the opening day of the season to give Hastings United a 2-1 win over Ashford United this afternoon. Picture courtesy Scott White

Home win takes Hastings past 50-point mark

Hastings United Football Club went through the 50-point mark for the season with a home victory this afternoon (Saturday).

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Ansu Janneh in action during Hastings United's 1-1 draw away to VCD Athletic last weekend. Picture courtesy Scott White

I don’t want club to be a walkover, says Hastings boss

Hastings United manager Chris Agutter said he doesn’t want the football club to be a walkover after Daniel Ajakaiye’s promising short stint ended earlier than hoped.

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Adam Smith in action for Little Common during the 5-0 victory away to Steyning Town on Saturday. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Sharp-shooting Common bring up century of goals

Little Common Football Club went past the 100-goal mark for the season during another wonderful week.

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Bexhill United midfielder Liam Foster turns his head as a Hailsham Town plays the ball forward at The Polegrove last night. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Bexhill boss: Five days that maybe put paid to our chances

Bexhill United manager Ryan Light fears the football club’s outside hopes of a top three finish may have ended over the past week.

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West Brom's Jay Rodriguez in action against Albion last month. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

West Brom forward Rodriguez charged following alleged racist abuse of Albion defender Bong

West Bromwich Albion frontman Jay Rodriguez has today been charged by the Football Association after allegedly racially abusing Brighton full-back Gaetan Bong during last month's Premier League clash.

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Striker Glenn Murray has netted in each of Albion's last three matches. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

Attacking options please Hughton

Chris Hughton is delighted with the striking options at his disposal as Brighton & Hove Albion bid to remain in the Premier League this season.

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

Albion boss Hughton wary of resurgent Stoke City

Brighton boss Chris Hughton has challenged his team to build on the impressive Premier League win over West Ham last time out.
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Bexhill United's Connor Robertson keeps a close eye on Hailsham Town wide player Harry Butler. Pictures by Simon Newstead

Bexhill suffer second successive home defeat

Bexhill United Football Club suffered a second home defeat in the space of five days.

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Westfield Football Club joint manager Jack Stapley. Picture by Justin Lycett

Westfield facing fixtureless weekend after rivals’ withdrawal

Westfield Football Club is facing a fixtureless weekend after its scheduled opponents withdrew from the league.

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Kyle Holden in the thick of the action during Bexhill United's 2-1 defeat at home to Storrington on Saturday. Picture by Simon Newstead

Bexhill eager to hit straight back

Bexhill United Football Club will seek an instant response to its first defeat of 2018 as it returns to action tonight (Wednesday).

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Jamie Crone, pictured here against Hailsham Town last Tuesday, struck twice in Little Common's 3-1 win away to Storrington.

Common through to cup quarter-finals

Little Common Football Club is through to the quarter-finals of its divisional cup competition.

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