RUMOUR MILL: City target Alli | English clubs zero in on Celtic target Onyekuru | Wilshere could head East

Man City are after Dele Alli.

Heroic Chris Hughton.

Hughton is one of the most respected managers in football, he gets the credit he deserves from me - Bloom

Chris Hughton has been saluted as one of the most respected managers in the game by Brighton & Hove Albion chairman Tony Bloom.

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RUMOUR MILL: Man City in pole position for Mendy | United show most interest over Griezmann | Sanchez set to remain with Arsenal

Mendy looks like he's on his way to the Etihad.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Chichester City are lanced by the Lancers

It’s been a mixed weekend for our local Southern Combination League teams.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Rocks go close to title - but not close enough

It was an agonising afternoon for the Rocks as a 1-1 draw with Met Police ended their hopes of lifting the Ryman premier title.

Head in hands for Doug Tuck after a Rocks chance goes missing against Met Police / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks coach reflects on one of his worst days and asks: Why can’t we get over the line?

Angry and bitterly-disappointed Rocks coach Darin Killpartrick reflected on another heartbreaking title near miss – and said it was one of the worst days of his life.

Dan Beck tries his luck for the Rocks against Met Police / Picture by Tim Hale

Agony... Rocks miss out on Ryman premier title by one goal

So near - yet so far. The Rocks could barely have got any closer to winning the Ryman premier title without actually winning it.
Bosham celebrate their title win / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bosham lift the silver - can Sidlesham follow suit?

A goalless draw in their last home game of the season against local rivals Sidlesham failed to dampen the party atmosphere at Walton Lane as Bosham lifted the Southern Combination division-two title in front of a record crowd of more than 130.


PICTURE SPECIAL: 10 men beat 11 in Pagham-City clash

Chichester City couldn’t beat ten-man Pagham as the Lions turned the formbook upside down at Nyetimber Lane with a 3-1 win.

Gareth Bale

RUMOUR MILL: Mourinho told to demand Gareth Bale in exchange for David De Gea | United target Blaise Matuidi told he can leave PSG | Chinese club will move again for Diego Costa | Everton lead the chase to sign Michael Keane

Does Bale for De Gea seem like a good swap?

Some of the many Rocks fans who were at Havant / Picture by Tim Hale

Rocks must keep their end of final-day Ryman title bargain

Let’s put our West Leigh Park woe behind us – and make sure we give ourselves a chance of lifting the Ryman premier title.

Selsey in recent action against Mile Oak / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Bell tolls at Ringmer - but Blues bite back

It was a tough Easter for Selsey - but a hard-earned point against promoted East Preston went some way to making up for the defeat at Ringmer.

Ellis Martin converts from the spot but it wasn't enough for Chi City / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Chichester City need to change the Lox

An own-goal and second half strikes from Tiago Andrade, Adam Williams and Ed Davis condemned Chichester City to a second defeat in three games as Loxwood won 4-1 at Oaklands Park.


Battle for West Sussex League title is hotting up

The West Sussex League premier-division title race is reaching its conclusion - and Nyetimber Pirates remain the strong favourites to land the crown with games in hand. But Lavant are pushing them all the way.

Alvaro Morata

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea reach agreement to sign Madrid’s Morata | Arsenal transfer target told Wenger will be at club next season | Bournemouth in pole position to sign Terry | Spanish side plan to poach Spurs boss Pochettino | New Man United deal for Herrera

Alvaro Morata on his way to Chelsea.
Jamal Lowe takes the congratulations after scoring. Picture: Joe Pepler

Lowe on a high after famous double to seal Pompey promotion

JAMAL LOWE was all smiles after netting the crucial goals to seal Pompey’s promotion into League One.

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Paul Cook celebrates with Iain McInnes. Picture: Joe Pepler

Pompey promotion is best moment so far for boss Cook

PAUL COOK toasted the best moment of his managerial career after leading Pompey into League One.

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Kal Naismith stayed on to help Pompey get promoted. Picture: Joe Pepler

Injured Naismith stayed on to assist Pompey promotion party

INJURY wasn’t going to stop Kal Naismith from carrying on in Pompey’s biggest game of the season.

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Iain McInnes hugs Enda Stevens after Pompey sealed promotion. Picture: Joe Pepler

McInnes: It is the right time to step down as Pompey chairman

IAIN McINNES has announced he is to stand down as Pompey chairman.

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Howell - Don’t slag off the Rocks players

A bullish Jamie Howell defended his players after a 1-0 defeat at Havant left the Rocks second favourites to win the Ryman premier title.

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