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 held to a draw as their 100 per cent record comes to an end

Catsfield 2 South Coast Athletico 2 South Coast Athletico met Catsfield yesterday for their first away fixture of the season. As the sun beat down it was Coast who started the game brightly, on an uneven pitch they put small passing manoeuvres together as they looked to open up the Catsfield defence. It took 25 minutes for the Chopbacks to make the breakthrough after […]

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 […]

Going up! Chopbacks end league season on a high

Bexhill Rovers 1 South Coast Athletico 2 The Chopbacks league campaign drew to a close on Saturday, a win was going to be enough to secure promotion to the ESFL Division 2, but home team and league winners Bexhill Rovers, who only dropped points in one match the entire season, stood in their way. Both teams were suffering from the […]

Off–form Chopbacks scrape through victorious

Bexhill Broncos 0 South Coast Athletico 1 South Coast Athletico’s penultimate league game of the was an away match against Bexhill Broncos. Victory for the Chopbacks would bring a second place promotion opportunity within touching distance as it would leave third place Victoria Baptists needing to win both of their final fixtures and score some 38 goals to pip South Coast to  […]