From Sussex to Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Brighton and Hove Albion and Peterborough United - professional footballers who have played non-league football in Sussex

Two Hastings United players - Benn Ward and Davide Rodari - have joined professional clubs in the last two weeks.

Thursday, 28th January 2021, 3:56 pm
Yemi Odubade

Here is a small selection of other players who have played non-league football in Sussex and have also played league football. Who else would you include in this list? Comment on our facebook page or email [email protected]

Started off senior career with spells at Whitehawk, Worthing, Littlehampton and Horsham before joining Gillingham in 1995. Went on to play for Brighton, Fulham and Brentford
Was at Arsenal youth before signing for Worthing. He was soon back in the pro game with a move to Brentford. Recently played against Leicester in the FA Cup.
Played for Horsham in 201/11 while on loan from Reading. Went on to sign for Chelsea and play for Fulham. Jamiacan international
Started his senior career at Bognor Regis Town before moving to Portsmouth. Returned to Bognor before moving to Brighton where he made 207 appearances. Ended career with spells at Selsey, East Preston, Three Bridges, Three Bridges, St Leonards, Lewes, Crawley Down.
Scored eight goals in six games for Worthing whilst on loan from Brighton. Has played for
Started at Worthing and had spells at Bognor and Eastbourne Borough now plays at League Two Newport County
Started at Pagham before joining Bognor. From the Rocks he signed for Hibs.
Was at Chichester City as a youth but started Senior career at Selsey and went on to play for Burgess Hill Town, Bognor and Worthing before signing for Forest Green Rovers. Now at Sutton United
Played for Bognor, Chichester City, Pagham and Selsey before joining the Army - but left soldier life behind him and is now in his third season at Swindon Town, having previously played for Bristol Rovers. The defender was a County Ground headline maker in November when he scored the winner against deadly rivals Oxford in a League One clash.
Stared at Eastbourne Town and scored 64 goals in 85 games from there he joined Yeovil before returning to Sussex to play for Eastbourne Borough where he scored 17 goals in 31 games and lead to a move to Oxford United.
Technically Surrey, but..started at Horley Town before a move to Fleetwood Town. Had a loan spell at Carlisle United before moving to Crawley Town where he is making a name for himself with his goals in the FA Cup this year.
Started career at Sheffield United but made no appearances. After spells at Bognor Regis Town and Eastbourne Borough, he got a move to League Two Crawley Town. Played against Bournemouth in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Started career at Burgess Hill Town and was key part of the Hillians promotion season from the Isthmian South division. He earned a move to Hull City where he had loan spells at Port Valle and Scunthorpe United. Now at Eastbourne Borough.
Started at Hastings United and played in the first team as a teenager in 2000 before signing for Tottenham in 2001. Went on to play for Peterborough United, Morecambe, Bournemouth, Bury, Northampton, Macclesfield, and Wrexham.
Was prolific for Hastings United before signing for League Two Crawley Town this week.
Started at Brighton but had loan spells at Eastbourne Borough and Bognor before joining Leyton Orient. Joined Crawley Town and went loan to Burgess Hill Town. Now at Eastbourne Borough.