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18/04/15 GARETH PICKS UP SUPPORTERS AWARD

Gareth Williams polled seventy per cent of supporters' votes to be named as the Hornets' Player of the Season following today's match against Ramsgate. Tony Nwachukwu's twenty four goals earned him the golden boot award while the board of directors nominated Tom Gilbert as their Player of the Season. Congratulations to them all.

18/04/15 HORSHAM 3 RAMSGATE 5

Horsham’s final home game of the season, and manager Dom Di Paola’s first game in charge at Goring's Mead, ended in a goalfest this afternoon between two of the Ryman Division One South’s basement clubs but which ultimately ended once again in defeat for the Hornets who, despite scoring three times, conceded five to give the new manager a glimpse of the task ahead as he attempts to begin a new chapter for the club. Full report...

17/04/15 PROGRAMME REVIEW

Tomorrow's official match programme is a bumper edition to mark the end of an era and the start of what we hope will be a new and successful one. New boss Dom di Paola graces the cover and, as well as his first thoughts as our new man in charge, we look back at four decades of life in the Isthmian League including favoured memories of players and supporters. We recall our meeting with tomorrow's opponents, Ramsgate, when both were vying for the Division One title, Adam Piggott brings us his final review of the Sussex non-league scene, and chairman Kevin Borrett gives his thoughts on the season along with an update on the new ground. A full youth round-up, along with league tables and manager's assessments, Howie's page, 'meet the visitors', summaries on our last two matches and all the usual stats complete the issue to make it a bargain buy at just £2. Please make sure you pick up a copy tomorrow.

17/04/15 HORSHAM v RAMSGATE: MATCH PREVIEW

It's not often that you reach the penultimate match of the season with both sides desperately needing the three points but that's the scenario for tomorrow's visit of Ramsgate (kick-off 3pm). More...

12/04/15 DI PAOLA: LACK OF PHYSICALITY COST US

Dom Di Paola praised his new side's commitment but was left to rue their 'lack of physicality' after falling to a 2-0 defeat at second-placed Faversham on Saturday. More...

12/04/15 FAVERSHAM REPORT NOW ON-LINE

A full report on yesterday's defeat at Faversham is now on-line, courtesy of Jeff Barrett. Full report...

11/04/15 FAVERSHAM TOWN 2 HORSHAM 0

The Hornets are officially relegated following this afternoon's 2-0 defeat at Faversham Town. A goal in each half by Dean Grant and Matthew Bourne kept alive the hosts' aim of finishing as runners-up to Burgess Hill Town but the Hornets must now look to avoid ending the season in bottom place and hope that they receive a reprieve from relegation.

10/04/15 FAVERSHAM TOWN v HORSHAM: MATCH PREVIEW

Horsham expect to name a fifteen man squad for Dom Di Paola's first game in charge, away to second-placed Faversham Town tomorrow. More...

10/04/15 NEW BOSS TARGETS RETURN TO GLORY DAYS

Dom Di Paola believes that his appointment as Hornets manager will see him achieve his aim of managing in the Ryman Premier Division. The former East Preston boss was a regular on the Horsham terraces in the mid-noughties and is determined to bring the glory days back to a club he believes is 'one of the biggest in the county’. More...

07/04/15 DI PAOLA TAKES CHARGE

Horsham Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Dominic Di Paola as first team manager, following yesterday's departure of Anthony Storey and Cliff Cant. More...

06/04/15 MANAGEMENT DUO RELIEVED OF DUTIES

Horsham Football Club has tonight asked the management duo of Anthony Storey and Cliff Cant to vacate their position with immediate effect. Despite today's victory over Corinthian-Casuals, the club remains in a parlous position at the bottom of the table and thus needs to begin preparation for the new season immediately. Hornets Chairman Kevin Borrett thanked both Storey and Cant for their efforts, which saw some early successes in January and kindled hope that Horsham would climb out of the relegation zone. However, results in February and March were disappointing and, though the pair were given time to turn things around, the club has failed to progress since the departure of player-manager Gary Charman at the end of last year. An announcement on their replacement will be announced later this week.

06/04/15 HORSHAM 2 CORINTHIAN-CASUALS 1

The Hornets' thin hopes of Ryman League survival were boosted with today's victory over a Corinthian-Casuals side who ended the match with only ten men following the dismissal of Jamie Byatt. Full report...

05/04/15 HORSHAM v CORINTHIAN-CASUALS

Tomorrow finds Corinthian-Casuals the visitors for our penultimate home game of the season (kick-off 3pm). After the latest round of matches we find ourselves eight points adrift of safety with just twelve left to play for so nothing less than a win will do for the Hornets. Please play your part by coming along to Goring's Mead and getting behind the team

05/04/15 WALTON PHOTOS

John Lines' collection of images from yesterday's game are now on-line

04/04/15 WALTON & HERSHAM 3 HORSHAM 0

Horsham stand on the brink of relegation after this afternoon's dismal 3-0 defeat at Walton & Hersham. Wins for fellow strugglers East Grinstead and Hastings United leaves the side eight points from safety with just four games remaining. Full report...

03/04/15 200 CLUB WINNERS

Our congratulations go to Richard Harris for winning the £100 first prize in the April draw of the 200 Club. John Newell won the second prize of £40 and Mrs J Wicks takes the £20 third prize. To find out how you could be among next month's winners, just click here.

03/04/15 EASTER PREVIEW

Easter, the time to celebrate the resurrection from the dead of Jesus Christ in what is one of the most important festivals in the Christian calendar. Yet Horsham supporters will be hoping to celebrate a very different kind of resurrection by 5pm on Monday after two vital matches that are quite simply 'make or break' in our quest to avoid relegation. We take a look at the form of our two opponents this weekend, Walton & Hersham and Corinthian-Casuals, who stand in the way of our progress up the table. More...

28/03/15 HORSHAM 1 WHYTELEAFE 3

Two goals in the opening twenty-five minutes paved the way for Whytleafe's victory this afternoon but they were made to work hard by a Horsham side for whom Greg Berry scored his first goal to reduce the deficit before half-time. The Hornets went close to levelling in the second half, but were thankful to Gareth Williams for a number of fine saves before Jason Thompson wrapped things up nine minutes from time. Full report & photos....

27/03/15 HORSHAM v WHYTELEAFE: MATCH PREVIEW

Tom Gilbert looks set to miss tomorrow’s visit of Whyteleafe through injury, paving the way for Dan Rogers to make his debut after joining the club from Ringmer earlier today. More...

27/03/15 CLIFF: “NEXT RESULT IS OUR MOST IMPORTANT”

Cliff Cant believes that his players will want to prove that last weekend’s victory over Hastings was no flash in the pan when they take on promotion-chasing Whyteleafe this weekend. More...

22/03/15 CUP JOY FOR U14s

The U14s secured the first part of what they hope will be a double success this season by taking the Sussex Sunday Youth League Cup Final with a 4-0 win over ASC Strikers this afternoon. With just one point needed from their last two league games to secure the league title, the players kept their focus to earn Horsham Youth their second trophy of the campaign thanks to two goals from Jack Frankland and one apiece from James Pearse and Elliott Bennett. A report on the game can be seen here.

21/03/15 HASTINGS UNITED 0 HORSHAM 2

A goal in each half from Tony Nwachuwku and Bailo Camara gave Horsham's survival hopes a welcome boost with this deserved victory over free-falling Hastings United this afternoon. Full report and photos...

20/03/15 HASTINGS UNITED v HORSHAM: MATCH PREVIEW

Antony Storey will resist the temptation to field the club’s youngsters for tomorrow’s big clash at Hastings United, a match that has huge implications for both sides. More...

18/03/15 GAZZA CALLS TIME ON HORNETS CAREER

Gary Charman has called time on his illustrious Horsham career, ending a near twenty year association with his hometown club. Announcing his decision to quit on his twitter account this evening, the man who played 589 competitive games for the Hornets, scoring 163 goals, paid tribute to the club and its supporters. More...

17/03/15 HORNETS BEATEN IN FRIENDLY

An understrength Horsham lost 6-2 at Littlehampton Town in tonight's friendly, Jacob Peake and Ehis Izokun scoring our goals.

13/03/15 HORSHAM 0 WHITSTABLE TOWN 2

The Hornets' frailties were cruelly exposed by promotion-chasing Whitstable who cruised to a 2-0 win at Goring's Mead this afternoon. Full report...

13/03/15 HORSHAM v WHITSTABLE TOWN: MATCH PREVIEW

After two heavy away defeats, Horsham will be glad to return to Goring’s Mead tomorrow but they face a side who boast an impressive record on the road in 2015. Although beaten 1-0 by visiting Tooting last weekend, victories at Ramsgate, Folkestone, Faversham and Hythe have helped catapult Whitstable Town to the fringes of the play-off places so both teams will have contrasting incentives to take maximum points this Saturday. While the Oystermen remain on track to record their highest ever league placing, the Hornets have eight games in which to save themselves from relegation and victory tomorrow would put them in great heart for next weekend’s six-pointer with fellow strugglers Hastings United. History is on the Hornets’ side, having lost just once in the five league meetings to date, although the Kent club did come out on top in September when Kane Rowland and Ian Pulman’s goals earned the points at Belmont Road either side of a Troy Williams reply. Tomorrow's match is sponsored by Tanbury Ltd, Southwater's Independent Garage, to whom we extend our thanks for their generous support.

13/03/15 FIXTURE NEWS

The club has accepted an invitation to play a friendly against Littlehampton Town on Tuesday night. The match will take place at the high-flying County Leaguers' Sportsfield ground, kick-off 7.30pm. Admission is free of charge.

12/03/15 WILF HUGILL

We were saddened to learn of the death, on Tuesday, of our former player Wilf Hugill. Wilf was a highly-regarded defender who captained the side in our FA Cup 1st Round tie against Swindon Town in 1966 and was among the Queen Street crowd the next time we reached that stage of the competition, some forty years later, when we entertained Maidenhead United. Wilf joined the club from Worthing and played in the Sussex Senior Cup Final against Eastbourne Town in 1967 before returning to Woodside Road later that year. Our condolences go to Wilf's family at this sad time.

08/03/15 U15s clinch title

Harvey McLeod's first half header was enough to secure the points for the U15s at Maidenbower today and, with it, the Sussex Sunday Youth League Division Three title. The Hornets have yet to drop a point this season but were made to work hard for their victory by the bottom of the table side and it took a late save from goalkeeper Tom Gandy before they could celebrate. A full report on the match can be found here.

08/03/15 HYTHE REPORT AND IMAGES

Matt Dale's detailed match report is now on-line, along with some superb action shots by John Lines. Full report...

07/03/15 HYTHE TOWN 4 HORSHAM 0

It was another sorry tale for the Hornets who returned from Hythe on the end of a rather harsh 4-0 defeat this afternoon. Trailing 1-0 at the break, albeit rather fortuitously after the hosts had twice been thwarted by the woodwork, the controversial second half dismissal of captain Lewis Hamilton proved pivotal as the Kent side ran in three goals in the final half hour to leave us four points adrift at the bottom of the table and a further three from safety. A full report will follow on Sunday evening.

06/03/15 HYTHE TOWN v HORSHAM: MATCH PREVIEW

Horsham’s hopes of bringing in new faces to bolster their fight against relegation seem to have been dashed for now but they should have a near full-strength squad to choose from ahead of tomorrow’s visit to Hythe Town. More...

04/03/15 Big thanks to fundraising fans

We would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has played their part in helping us raise £443.89 by shopping on-line via the club’s unique link at easyfundraising.co.uk. This latest cheque takes the total received so far to a fabulous £7420.70, maintaining our position as easyfundraising’s top-earning non-league football club in the country! Don’t forget that EVERY purchase you make via our shopping site will earn FREE MONEY for Horsham Football Club so whether you’re booking your summer holiday, buying your weekly groceries, or even renewing your car insurance please make sure that you remember EASYFUNDRAISING and let’s see if we can DOUBLE our earnings this quarter.

02/03/15 CLIFF BEMOANS 'HARSH' PENALTY DECISION

Hornets’ joint-manager Cliff Cant bemoaned another controversial penalty decision that contributed towards Saturday’s defeat at Folkestone and admitted that the players were suffering from a loss of confidence. More...

 

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