When Matt Wright shocked Chichester City two years ago by revealing he was standing down as manager he said his successor would prove an even better boss and would take his beloved team into the FAW Premier League Southern the following season. Continue reading
Chichester City 10-0 St Nicholas
Chichester City sealed their place in the Premier League Southern with another double-figures victory – their 20th win in 21 league matches in this record-breaking season. Continue reading
Chichester City 3 (Wilson-Blakely 14; Khassal 65; Dowdell 90+4)
Plymouth Argyle 0
Chichester City finally put a mathematical gap between them and their only rivals for a place in the Premier League’s top division with a hard-fought victory at Oaklands Park that leaves Plymouth needing snookers to overhaul the buoyant Sussex side. Continue reading
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Chichester City have made another stunning capture, adding former Portsmouth striker Charley Wilson-Blakely to a team already bulging with Premier League talent.
The ambitious Premier League South West Division One leaders have transformed their squad – which finished second last season – signing a host of players with Premier League top-flight experience. Continue reading
Chichester City 7 (Ambler 7; Khassal 19, 27, 74, 80; Lewry 64, 89)
Brislington 1 (Maggs 50)
Chichester City shrugged off their midweek setback to reassert themselves as justified favourites for promotion to the Premier League’s top tier with an overwhelming win over the division’s newest team. Continue reading
Sent Her Forward Premier League season preview
The launch of another season in the Premier League Southern has been overshadowed by the withdrawal of Forest Green Rovers because of their struggle to provide a competitive squad. Continue reading
Chichester City 1 (Found pen 48) Swindon Town 1 (Westlake 9)
How sad that just 10 seconds from the end of probably the best match that I have seen at this level, a serious injury deep into stoppage time should overshadow such a terrific game of football.
The match, between two of the best sides in the Premier League’s South West Division 1 had been played in impeccable spirit, with no quarter given or asked, and with an absolute emphasis on flowing football.
But when Amy Found, Chichester’s influential midfielder, lunged into a challenge in an attempt to break up what would surely have been the last attack of a compelling match, she sent Swindon’s Sarah Uzzell flying, and by the time the substitute came back to earth, she was clearly in desperate pain. Continue reading