Sussex and Surrey football round-up: The FA Vase, The Cherry Red Records Premier Cup Challenge and across the local leagues

Horley Town progress in the FA Vase with a one goal victory against Selsey.

Okwute Izuchukwu. Burgess Hill Town FC. Picture by David Marriott SUS-160908-075036001

Grays Athletic 1, Burgess Hill Town 1: Hillians extend unbeaten run to seven games

Burgess Hill Town extended their unbeaten run to seven games with a 1-1 away to Grays Athletic on Saturday.

The ball ends up in the back of the net. Westfield v Haywards Heath Town. Picture by Grahame Lehkyj

Westfield 0, Haywards Heath Town 1: Watch Max Miller’s FA Vase winner

An 88th minute goal was all it took for Haywards Heath Town to be into the hat for the next round of the FA Vase.

Great Facilities at Westfield FC. Picture by Colin Bowman

Bowman on the Road: Max’s late late show in the FA Vase

Haywards Heath Town FC are motoring this season both in the Macron Store Combination Premier Division and also in the prestigious FA Vase.

DM16135304a.jpg Footabll: St Francis v Little Common. St Francis manager, Simon Boddie. Photo by Derek Martin SUS-160814-181758008

St Francis Rangers 2, Storrington 1: Rangers pick up first win of the season

St Francis Rangers picked up their first win of the season with a 2-1 victory over Storrington at Colwell Road.

Anthony Knockaert in action for Brighton earlier this season. Picture: Phil Westlake.

Murray’s brace helps Brighton bag third straight league win

Glenn Murray struck twice as Brighton secured a third straight Championship victory with a 2-0 home success over Barnsley this afternoon.

Stand-in skipper Sam Baldock in action for Brighton against Reading on Tuesday. Picture: Angela Brinkhurst

Stand-in skipper Baldock looking for run of matches

Stand-in skipper Sam Baldock is hoping for an extended run of matches in Brighton’s side after making his comeback on Tuesday.

Anthony Knockaert in action for Albion earlier this season. Picture: Phil Westlake

Johnny Cantor: Every team needs a shining light like Anthony Knockaert

We lack cutting edge. ‘ We are not ruthless enough. ‘We don’t score enough goals. These are just some of the comments that have been coming into us on The Final Whistle on BBC Sussex in the last week or so.

Burgess Hill Town boss Ian Chapman with Dean Cox and chairman Kevin Newell

Dean Cox signing is a ‘great coup for the club’, says Hillians boss Chapman

Burgess Hill Town boss Ian Chapman is delighted with his new loan signing Dean Cox and has called it ‘a great coup for the club’.

Dean Cox. Crawley v Luton. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160918-185413001

Crawley star Cox goes out on loan to Burgess Hill

Crawley Town’s new signing Dean Cox is to go out on a three-month loan to Ryman League Premier Division club Burgess Hill Town.


Haywards Heath based Crawley Town midfielder Cox confirms he is going out on loan to ‘local’ club

Dean Cox has revealed he will be going out on loan to a very local club while he waits to be eligible to play for Crawley Town in January.

Worthing United's Robert Albon Memorial Ground. Picture: Stephen Goodger

Sussex sides ordered to replay FA Vase encounter

Worthing United and Peacehaven & Telscombe Football Club’s have been ordered to replay their abandoned FA Vase first-round qualifying encounter on Saturday.

Burgess Hill Town FC v Folkestone. Tyrell Richardson-Brown. Pic Steve Robards SR1625007 SUS-160830-113519001

Burgess Hill Town 3, Kempston Rovers 1: Hillians through in FA Cup

Burgess Hill Town will face Cadbury Heath in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup after seeing off Kempston Rovers 3-1 in a replay.

Phil Wickwar and Mark Dalgleish. Broadbridge Heath v Hassocks. Picture by Phil Westlake SUS-160603-214835001

Hassocks 0, Chichester City 1: Improved performance not enough for Robins

A much improved performance from Hassocks was not enough to help them avoid consecutive defeat number five as they fell 1-0 to high flying Chichester City.

Crawley Town fan Geoff Thornton gives his views in his new column SUS-150216-163154002

TASTE OF THE TERRACE; Fans happy again as Reds find their best form

To judge by the rapturous applause that followed Crawley Town’s defeat of promotion hopefuls Luton Town you could be forgiven if you thought they had just secured the title rather than ending a run of three successive defeats.

Smith fires in Burgess Hill's equaliser

Kempston Rovers 1, Burgess Hill Town 1: Smith ensures replay for Hillians

Chris Smith scored five minutes from time as Burgess Hill forced a replay in their FA Cup tie with Kempston Rovers.

Pagham 1, Haywards Heath Town 0: Solitary goal enough to beat Saunders’ men

Pagham 1, Haywards Heath Town 0: Solitary goal enough to beat Saunders’ men

Haywards Heath Town returned from the long trip to Pagham with nothing, losing to a solitary goal.

Chris Smith receives guard of honour.

Bowman on the Road: Smudger is Hillians’ FA Cup savour

Ah! Fa Cup magic is all around us here at the Green Elephants Stadium.

Sky Bet League 2 side Crawley Town FC have appointed former Chelsea and Arsenal coach Dermot Drummy as their new manager on a two-year deal. Pic Steve Robards SR1612128 SUS-160429-141622001

Drummy keen to get back to winning ways against Luton

Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy is aiming to bounce back and end a three-game losing run when his side host Luton Town today.

BHTFC v Northampton. Ian Chapman. Pic Steve Robards, SR1516210 SUS-150713-124111001

Chapman and Hillians ready for ‘massive’ FA Cup game

Burgess Hill Town travel to Kempston Rovers in the FA Cup on Saturday in what Ian Chapman has described as a ‘massive’ game.

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