Rangers in high spirits as three teams reach cup finals!

It was a weekend with lots to celebrate for Sedlescombe Rangers as three of its youth teams reached cup finals.  The first to celebrate where the U13s who for the second year on the bounce have secured their place in the final of the Rother League U13 Knockout Cup with a 6-1 win against Robertsbridge […]

Chopbacks stumble but still go top by a point

Sedlescombe Rangers II – 1 South Coast Athletico – 1 On Saturday it was Sedlescombe Rangers II who were the Chopbacks next league opponents. Connor Easton came close to scoring early in the game by hitting the cross bar in what was a high tempo start to the game. The deadlock was broken however on the 19 minute mark […]

Extra time winner fires Rangers into semi final!

Sedlescombe – 4 Robertsbridge – 3 Sedlescombe Rangers first team has this weekend placed themselves into the semi-finals of the East Sussex Challenge Cup (Premier and Div 1). It took 120 minutes of hard graft to get there, but the team pulled through after a resilient Robertsbridge United tested a very young Sedlescombe XI.  The game […]

Chopbacks grind out another three points

South Coast Athletico – 3 Bexhill Rovers – 2 This weekend saw the Chopbacks host Bexhill Rovers in what is fast becoming a bit of Derby match given the previous encounters between the two teams. Both teams started with high intensity but it was the Chopbacks who made the early breakthrough in the 16th minute when Connor Easton flicked on for Tyler Smith to round the goalkeeper […]

Sedlescombe Rangers kick off 2020 with a bang

FT Sedlescombe – 6 St Leonards Social – 0   Sedlescombe Rangers opened their account for 2020 in the best possible way, progressing to the quarter finals of the ESFL Challenge Cup (Premier and Div 1) after beating St Leonards Social 6-0. Rangers were delighted with the result; in a competition they are currently the holders […]

Fantastic start to the season for Charter Standard Community Club Sedlescombe Rangers

Sedlescombe Rangers Football Club are currently enjoying a fantastic start to the season across many of its age groups, with the senior first team remaining unbeaten in the East Sussex Football League (ESFL) Premier Division this season. The side fell to a narrow defeat last week against Battle Baptists in the Sussex Intermediate Cup, but […]

Chopbacks leave it late to secure victory

South Coast Athletico – 3 Sedlescombe Rangers II – 2 After a free weekend the Chopbacks were back in action this week against Sedlescombe Rangers II. The match started very slowly with few chances for either side in the opening exchanges although South Coast came close on a couple of occasions. however, the game remained scoreless. Dan Aldous was brought […]

After the highs of last season Chopbacks prepare for fresh battles ahead

The departure of Neil Sutcliffe as both club Chairman and first team Manager The Chopbacks have had to make a number of changes to the management setup before the start of the new football season writes Tony Cook. First was to install a new first team manager and Sam Cook accepted that role. He needed to rebuild his coaching team […]

Grassroots football on the up? New teams line up to join local league

THE East Sussex Football League (ESFL) will start the new season in September with 11 new teams, most of them based in Hastings. ESFL Chairman Gary Wenham is thrilled and says there is still time if more clubs are interested. The news of the additional teams joining the ESFL follows a publicity campaign back in […]