Chopbacks victory puts them back on top

South Coast Athletico – 3 SC Pass & Move – 1 Next up in the league for the Chopbacks was to play host to SC Pass & Move with the home side looking to go back to the top of the table with a victory. The game started explosively with Dan Aldous heading home a Brad Owens corner after just two minutes of play. […]

Chopbacks fire home seven to secure their place in semi final

South Coast Athletico – 7 Sovereign Saints – II After the disappointment of dropping points in last weekend’s league game the Chopbacks were back in cup action looking to secure a first semi final of the season against Sovereign Saints II in the Eastbourne Junior Cup. The game couldn’t have started any better when Tyler Smith put through for Connor Easton to score after just 19 seconds, […]

Tough match sees Chopbacks victorious despite being down to ten men

South Coast Athletico – 2 Westfield II – 0 After yet more games being called off due to the weather the Chopbacks were finally able to get a game played due to their league fixture being at home against Westfield II. Last time the sides met last month the Chopbacks had probably their worst game of the season resulting in a 2-1 defeat, […]

Chopbacks fall to first league defeat

Westfield II – 2  South Coast Athletico – 1 South Coast Athletico was back in league action at the weekend against a Westfield II side that has started to find some form in Division 2. A slow start by the Chopbacks led to Westfield taking an early lead in the sixth minute when their number ten managed to wriggle his way […]

Chopbacks hold on in tough match and get through to second round

Wisden Junior Challenge Cup First Round Bexhill Rovers – 1  South Coast Athletico – 2 This weekend saw the beginning of the Chopbacks defence of the Wisden Junior Challenge Cup against fellow promoted club Bexhill Rovers. The match started in a very explosive fashion with the opposition’s goalkeeper and Jay Beaumont getting into a tussle within the first five minutes resulting in […]

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 […]

Chopbacks start season with hard fought victory

South Coast Athletico 3 Wittersham 1 The 2019/20 season was finally here and the players of South Coast Athletico were eager to get their campaign off to a winning start. The game started with a high intensity from both teams, each eager to get the first goal early and Wittersham had the upper hand to begin […]

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 […]

Chopbacks are the CHAMPIONS

Wisden Junior Cup Final Victoria Baptists 1 South Coast Athletico 3 The final game of South Coast Athletico’s second season had arrived, the opponents were Eastbourne’s Victoria Baptists, the match was the final of the Wisdens Sports Junior Cup  and the ground was Hastings United’s. The two teams had already played each other twice during the season, Baptists leading by two goals in […]