Live blog as decision due on Sussex’s first IKEA

Councillors are due to make a decision on controversial plans for Sussex’s first IKEA and a 600-home development.

The new men at Bosham - from left, James Clarke, Dennis Hughes, Tony Hancock and Danny Mullen

Look Hughes arrived at Bosham...

New Bosham manager Dennis Hughes is excited at pushing the club forward.

Bruce Grobbelaar

Liverpool football legend is heading to Sussex cricket HQ

Legendary Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar is coming to the 1st Central County Ground, Hove, next Wednesday (July 25).


Upbeat Blake's Rocks-Brighton verdict: New-look team shaping up well

Robbie Blake has overseen his first game as Bognor coach - and he liked what he saw.

Bognor on the attack against the young Seagulls / Picture by Kate Shemilt

Tilley, Parkinson and Ridge help Rocks beat Brighton youngsters

Second-half goals by Doug Tuck and young sub Jack Parkinson earned the Rocks a hard-earned win against Brighton's youngsters on a night of great encouragement for the hosts at Nyewood Lane.
Dan Beck celebrates a Rocks FA Cup goal against Weston / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Beck departure is 'not because he doesn't like Bognor or Jack Pearce'

Bognor boss Jack Pearce said he was sorry to lose influential midfielder Dan Beck - but insisted it was the player's circumstances that had made it happen.


Premier League transfers LIVE: Brighton sign new goalkeeper and Chelsea desperately hang on to star players

Follow our new live blog as we keep you updated with all the latest news, views, transfers, rumours and much more from across the Premier League.

An artist's impression of how the new IKEA in Lancing could look SUS-170130-152954001

COUNTY NEWS: Decision on first Sussex IKEA to be made

Sussex residents will find out tomorrow whether the first IKEA store in Sussex will be granted planning permission.

Wick were thumped 16-0 in a pre-season friendly with Chichester City

Wick suffer 16-0 friendly defeat at hands of Chichester City

Wick Football Club were crushed 16-0 by rivals Chichester City in a pre-season friendly at Crabtree Park yesterday.

Robbie Blake

Rocks boss Pearce admits he 'needs some forwards'

Jack Pearce is hoping to bring in more forwards before the start of the new season.
Gareth Southgate would have been relieved to hear Martin Keown reveal that Dele Alli was alive during the England-Tunisia match

Why Gareth Southgate and his England players are not heroes

As a nation we have gone football mad again over the last four weeks, having witnessed the transformation of the Three Lions from end-of-the-pier joke to well groomed living history.

The Rocks ended 17-18 versus Dartford - they will begin 18-19 at Haringey / Picture by Tommy McMillan

Rocks start and end Bostik campaign on the road

Bognor will start life back in the Isthmian League away to Haringey Borough – and will end the season at Folkestone.


Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak

Former Sussex schoolboy Gareth Southgate suffered World Cup semi-final heartbreak after his England team lost 2-1 after extra-time against Russia.
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England vs Croatia World Cup semi-final LIVE feed - the build-up, action and reaction in full

England face their biggest game in almost two decades tonight - and we’ll have all the action right here.

George Gaskin in action for Littlehampton last season. Picture by Stephen Goodger

Gaskin heads list of Lions arrival for new campaign

Nobody can deny that Pagham FC had an excellent season last time out.

Bognor boss Jack Pearce

Rocks boss Pearce on his World Cup quarter-final experience

Bognor Regis Town manager Jack Pearce enjoyed his experience in England’s World Cup quarter-final win.

Sussex Schools Under 15 v Inner London Schools at Three Bridges (Gareth Southgate)  England Manager. Standing second from left.

Flashback: Gareth Southgate lines-up alongside Sussex’s finest in 1985

Photographer Bryan Allen sent in this photograph of Sussex Schools under-15 football team before their match against Inner London Schools, taken in 1985. Pictured second left on the back row is England manager Gareth Southgate. Bryan’s son Dean Allen is second from the right in the front row and the picture also features many familiar names in Sussex football who continued to play and manage in the county and beyond.

The WSW gym team / Picture by Southern News and Pictures

West Sussex pupils fly the flag at county school games

Schools representing West Sussex honoured their region as they came sixth out of nine areas in Sussex at the annual School Games, a mini-Olympics and Paralympics held at the fantastic K2 Crawley.

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Girls' winners St Mary's, aka Switzerland

World Cup glory for Germany and Switzerland? That can’t be right...

The West Sussex West School Sport Partnership hosted two football World Cup-themed tournaments to coincide with the opening match of this year’s men’s World Cup.

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