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Byrne leaves more of a mark than Staines

New striker Thomas Byrne scored on his home debut and Dylan Barnett punished Staines with his first Bognor goal late on to give the Rocks their first win of the season as they defeated Staines 2-0.

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Ferring action from last season.

Football boss upbeat despite 18-0 opening-day defeat

Ferring Football Club boss Ross Harnes felt his side were a little unfortunate in their Southern Combination League Division 2 opening-day defeat on Saturday.

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James Fraser was Bognor's scorer at Grays / Picture by Tim Hale

Fraser off mark as Rocks draw at Grays

Bognor are still looking for their first win of the season - but James Fraser’s first goal of his second spell with the Rocks earned them their second away point of the week.

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Lewis Finney scored but also missed a penalty in Lancing's Peter Bentley Cup exit on Saturday.

Lancers’ Peter Bentley Cup defence falters at first hurdle

Lancing Football Club’s Peter Bentley Cup defence was ended in the second-round of this year’s competition on Saturday.

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Albion boss Chris Hughton. Picture by Phil Westlake

We weren’t at our best today – Hughton

Albion boss Chris Hughton was pleased to come away from Reading with a point as he admitted his side were not at their best this afternoon.

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Anthony Knockaert. Picture by Phil Westlake

Five things we learned from Albion’s draw at Reading

Albion drew 2-2 away to Reading this afternoon as they continued their unbeaten start in the Championship.

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Glenn Murray. Picture by Phil Westlake

Albion remain unbeaten after draw at Reading

Albion continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 2-2 draw at Reading in the Championship this afternoon.

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Becky Barron was in hot form against Southampton

Ladies’ football: City ready for big kick-off

Chichester City ladies continued their pre-season action by beating Southampton and Enfield.

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Former Pompey defender Alex Wynter

Pompey v Colchester: The opposition view

It’s a new head coach and a new division, but a promising start for Colchester.

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Dave Birmingham in action against Kas Hussain. Picture: Mick Young (160773-02)

Birmingham: I hope Cherries don’t mind the chimes!

David Birmingham is ready to return to his old stomping ground for his next professional outing.

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Gareth Evans in action against Coventry City. Picture: Joe Pepler

Gareth Evans ready to step up Pompey return

Paul Cook admitted Pompey have missed Gareth Evans as he steps up his return.

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Michael Doyle. Picture: Joe Pepler

Michael Doyle’s warning to Pompey

Michael Doyle told Pompey they need to start showing ‘savvy’ to get their season going.

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Midhurst boss John Suter / Picture by Chris Hatton

Midhurst kick off with victory on road

Although there were times Midhurst made hard work of their Southern Combination division one game at Seaford, it was a well-deserved 1-0 victory they came away with.

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Know Your Pompey is back with Colchester connections

Know Your Pompey: Colchester Connections

Know your Pompey is back to put your Blues knowledge to the test.

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Pompey skipper Michael Doyle Picture: Michael Doyle

Doyle: It’s down to players to sort Pompey’s slow start

MICHAEL DOYLE has demanded Pompey’s players take responsibilty for the team’s stuttering start to the campaign.

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Glenn Murray in action for Albion. Picture: Phil Westlake

Murray looking to continue scoring run

Glenn Murray is hopeful he can keep his early Championship goalscoring form going at Reading on Saturday.

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Albion players celebrate. Picture: Phil Westlake

Hughton ready for tough Reading trip

Brighton boss Chris Hughton believes his side will be in for a tough Championship test at Reading on Saturday.

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James Fraser on the attack for the Rocks against Lowestoft / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Tough start but Rocks see signs of progress

Jamie Howell can already see an improvement in his new-look Rocks team at the start of what could be a tough campaign.

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Jack Whatmough is helped off the pitch during last weekend's game at Crewe Picture: Joe Pepler

Cook: We all feared worst for Whatmough

Paul Cook admitted he feared the worst for Jack Whatmough after his injury setback.

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Albion supporters holding lights aloft

Johnny Cantor: What shouldn’t be seen at a football match?

Things not to be done or seen at a football match. It’s a debate that emerged on social media after the Brighton & Hove Albion game at home to Rotherham on Tuesday night.

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