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... Continue Reading →

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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 ... Continue Reading →

Chopbacks roll into the final

South Coast Athletico 4 Rock A Nore 1 Saturday February 16th could not come quicjkly enough for South Coast Athletico. It didn’t just mean another football match, it meant the chance to secure the team's place into the ESFL Wisden’s Sports Challenge Cup final. But first they had to take on higher league opposition Rock-a-Nore at South Coast's Bexhill College ground. Both... Continue Reading →

Chopbacks fight back to rescue a draw

South Coast Athletico 2 Victoria Baptists 2 With the countdown to the end of this season well and truly underway, South Coast Athletico hosted Victoria Babtists at the weekend. The first fixture was an exciting one as South Coast clawed their way back from being two goals down to win that match 6-4, so going in to the game everyone... Continue Reading →

Chopbacks secure semi final place

Wisden Junior Cup Quarter Final J.C. Tackleway II – 1 South Coast Athletico – 7 A potential Semi Final place in the ESFL Wisden Sports Challenge Cup beckoned for South Coast Athletico this weekend. Standing in their way was higher Division Two opposition;  J.C. Tackleway 2nds who hosted the tie. The game was a stalemate for the first 20 minutes... Continue Reading →

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 →

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