Chopbacks start year with a flourish

South Coast Athletico 7 Orington 0 The first match weekend of 2019 saw South Coast Athletico welcome Orington in this season's return league fixture. While the Christmas break provided a chance for the Chopbacks to recharge their batteries the players also missed playing football and Saturday afternoon couldn’t come quickly enough. From the first whistle, Coast took the game by the scruff of... Continue Reading →


Chopbacks dig deep to secure victory

Sandhurst 0 South Coast Athletico 2 It was to be the final match before the festive break and the Chopbacks were away to Sandhurst, the weather was cold and wet but the pitch held out. The first half was a quiet affair with few real chances as the teams cancelled each the other out. The biggest opportunity was... Continue Reading →

Chopbacks show no signs of winter rust

South Coast Athletico 5 Hawkhurst II 0 With the winter weather closing in rain began to fall at the Chopbacks' home pitch at Bexhill College for this Saturday’s league return clash against Hawkhurst United seconds. The first game at Hawkhurst ended honours even with a 3-3 scoreline, Chopbacks management team, Neil Sutcliffe and Sam Cook had made positive changes approaching the game which they felt would make... Continue Reading →

Chopbacks return to winning ways

South Coast Athletico 4 Sandhurst 2 Sandhurst were the Chopbacks opponents on Saturday, their form having been very strong in their last couple of games beating and drawing with two of the league's top placed teams. The lads of South Coast Athletico needed to be on top form, before the game the mood in the squad was high and very... Continue Reading →

Slow start sees Chopbacks lose to Bexhill

South Coast Athletico 2 Bexhill Rovers 4 On the eve of remembrance Sunday,  South Coast Athletico welcomed Bexhill Rovers and a minute's silence was observed by all to show respect for fallen heroes. Once the game was underway Rovers pressed early and scored from a defensive slip to take an early lead. The two teams continued to battle in an... Continue Reading →

Chopbacks bow out in first round of junior cup

Hastings FA Junior Cup 1st Round South Coast Athletico 2 Hollington Utd II 3 It was the Chopbacks first appearance in the Hastings Junior Cup on Saturday, playing host to an experienced Hollington Utd 2nd team. There was a huge contrast between the two teams in terms of age and experience but Neil Sutcliffe’s talented young squad competed on equal terms through the... Continue Reading →

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