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Chipstead hold Rooks but fail to stop the promotion party

The Rooks couldn't find a way through a resolute Chipstead defence but it wasn't enough to spoil the celebrations

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Darren looks ahead to Chipstead

Darren Freeman urges the fans to get behind the team for this weekend's title decider

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Faversham turn up the heat on the Rooks

Lewes missed a golden opportunity to leap-frog Carshalton Athletic as they were beaten 2-0 by Faversham Town

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Rooks head to Faversham for penultimate game of the season

Lewes head to Faversham Town on Saturday with the Bostik League South title still hanging in the balance

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Rooks make hard work of swatting the Wasps

The Rooks ended up with all three points after a sluggish first half against East Grinstead Town

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East Grinstead Town (H) Preview

Promotion may have been secured on Wednesday night but The Rooks are now focused on finishing top of the table starting with three points on Saturday against East Grinstead Town.

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Horsham (H) Preview

The Rooks entertain West Sussex rivals Horsham on Wednesday night in the re-arranged Bostik League South game

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Rooks too serious for Casuals in top of the table clash

A professional performance from the Rooks which saw three goals from set-pieces keeps them top of the Bostik League South with just four games to play

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Corinthian Casuals (A) Preview

The Rooks head to South-West London on Saturday for a top of the table clash against Corinthian-Casuals

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Rooks beaten by Play-off chasing Hythe Town

Lewes suffered their first defeat on the road since New Year's Day as play-off chasing Hythe Town scored in each half to win 2-0

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Hythe Town (A) Preview

The Rooks hit the beach on Saturday as they face Hythe Town at Reachfields

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Rooks bury the Moles to extend their league at the top of the table

Another solid performance from The Rooks saw them score four and keep their 20th clean sheet of the season

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Molesey (A) Preview

The Rooks head to West London on Tuesday to look to extend their lead at the top of the Bostik League South

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Rooks ease past VCD to banish Wednesday night's blues

A comprehensive win over VCD Athletic saw the Rooks extend their lead at the top of the Bostik League South table

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Robins snatch all three points in top of the table clash

A second minute scrambled effort was enough to give all three points to Carshalton on Wednesday night in the battle at the top of the Bostik League South

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VCD Athletic (H) Preview

The Rooks will look to bounce back to winning ways on Saturday when VCD are the visitors at The Pan in the Bostik League South

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Early show enough to stop late Rams attack

Lewes recorded their fifth consecutive win with two early goals and extended their lead at the top of the Bostik League South.

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Ramsgate (H) Preview

The Rooks return to The Pan on Wednesday as they host Ramsgate in the Bostik League with the hope of extending their lead at the top of the table

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Rooks throw a spanner in the works against The Nuts & Bolts

An impressive performance from The Rooks saw them come away from Ashford United with all three points in the Bostik League South

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Rooks ease past Shoreham to extend lead at the top of the table

A professional performance from the Rooks saw them beat Shoreham on Wednesday night and extend their lead at the top of the Bostik League South

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Ashford United (A) Preview

The Rooks head into Kent on Saturday to take on a rejuvinated Ashford United side in the Bostik League North

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Shoreham (H) Preview

It's all systems go finally for our home game on Wednesday against Shoreham and a chance to extend our lead at the top of the Bostik League South

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Shoreham game postponed

Unsurprisingly, tonight's game against Shoreham has been postponed and re-arranged for Wednesday 7th March.

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Rooks stop Phoenix rising from the ashes

A solid performance from the Rooks against a spirited Phoenix Sports side saw them return home with three points and retain their top spot in the Bostik League South

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Phoenix Sports (A) Preview

The Rooks head to the suburbs on Saturday to face Phoenix Sports and aim to extend their lead at the top of the table

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Rooks return to top spot with solid win over Greenwich Borough

A comfortable win over play-off contenders Greenwich Borough sees Lewes return to the top of the Bostik South on a glorious day at The Pan.

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Greenwich Borough (H) Preview

After last week's postponement, The Rooks return to action this Saturday against Promotion-chasing Greenwich Borough at The Pan

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An update on the 12th Man Fund from Darren Freeman

An update from the boss on the 12th Man Fund and how vital it is for his efforts this season

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Dig deep for the 12th Man Fund

This Saturday's game against Greenwich Borough is a "Boost the 12th Man Fund' match.

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Carshalton Athletic (H) Preview

The Rooks host an in-form Carshalton Athletic at The Pan on Saturday, hoping to extend their lead at the top of the Bostik League South

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Thamesmead Town (A) Preview

The Rooks go in search of their first ever win over Thamesmead Town as the sides meet for the third time this season at Dartford FC on Saturday

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Frankie says Relax as Rooks grab a late point against Walton Casuals

The Rooks left it late to grab a point against promotion-chasing Walton Casuals in horrendous conditions at The Pan

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Walton Casuals (H) Preview

After last week's superb win at league leaders Cray Wanderers, the Rooks return home to face high-flying Walton Casuals in another mouth-watering Bostik League South clash

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Cray Wanderers (A) Preview

The Rooks face their toughest outing of the season so far on Saturday when they travel to table-toppers and free-scoring Cray Wanderers

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Rooks leave it late to cash in their chips

A goal from substitute Ronnie Conlon in the 88th minute was enough to take all three points as the Rooks made hard work of the trip to Chipstead

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Chipstead (H) Preview

The Rooks head to Chipstead on Saturday, looking to consolidate their place at the top of the Bostik League South

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Rooks get back to winning ways against a stubborn Faversham Town side

After the disappointment of Monday's defeat, The Rooks bounced back to winning ways with a comprehensive victory over Faversham Town

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Faversham Town (H) Preview

After Monday's defeat at Horsham, The Rooks return to the Dripping Pan on Saturday, hoping to return to winning ways against Faversham Town

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Rooks end 2017 on top of the league

Lewes ended the year with another win capped off by a superb strike from the half-way line by Gus Sow to make it three wins out of three over Christmas

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South Park (H) Preview

After two wins out of two in the Christmas campaign, The Rooks look for a treble when South Park come to visit The Pan on Saturday

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Rooks come out on top in East Sussex derby

Lewes kept their calm in the pouring rain to ease past Hastings United and retain their spot at the top of the table in front a season-best crowd at The Pan

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Hastings United (H) Preview

Boxing Day sees the clash of the East Sussex giants as Hastings United head to the Pan

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Rooks leave it late to beat Sittingbourne

A late solo effort from substitute Billy Medlock saw the Rooks return to winning ways at Sittingbourne

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Sittingbourne (A) Preview

The Rooks travel to Sittingbourne on Saturday looking to return to winning ways after back to back defeats on the road.

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Rooks battered by the Rams

There was no festive cheer on the Kent coast for the Rooks as they were beaten 2-0 by Ramsgate in the Bostik League South

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Ramsgate (A) Preview

The Rooks go on a road trip to the seaside this weekend, looking to put the disappointment of Monday's defeat at Carshalton Athletic behind them

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Rooks lose a five-goal thriller at Carshalton

Despite the freezing conditions, Lewes and Carshalton put on a red-hot display on Monday night, sharing five goals but ultimately the three points stayed in South London

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Carshalton Athletic (A) Preview

The Rooks face one of their toughest games of the season so far on Monday night when they travel to Carshalton Athletic, looking to exact revenge on last season's controversial defeat at The Memorial Ground

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Five star performance sees Rooks beat Ashford United

A superb team performance on a freezing cold day at The Dripping Pan saw The Rooks comprehensively beat the visitors from Kent

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Ashford United (H) Preview

Lewes return back to League action on Saturday as they host Ashford United for the first ever time.

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Rooks exit the Sussex Senior Cup at Pagham

A last-gasp Pagham goal saw the underdogs beat Lewes in the Third Round of the Sussex Senior Challenge Cup on Tuesday night

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Pagham (A) Preview

The Rooks travel down the A27 on Tuesday night to take on Pagham in the Third Round of the Sussex Senior Challenge Cup

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Rooks grab a point at Greenwich to retain top spot

The Rooks had to dig deep on Saturday to come from behind to grab a point at promotion-chasing Greenwich Borough

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Greenwich Borough (A) Preview

The Rooks head to Greenwich Borough on Saturday which promises to be one of the toughest games of the season.

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Rooks grind out win against Phoenix Sports

On a chilly night at The Pan, a first-half Charlie Coppola strike was enough to secure all three points for The Rooks.

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Phoenix Sports (H) Preview

The Rooks return to Bostik League South action on Wednesday night when they welcome Phoenix Sports for the first ever league meeting between the two sides.

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Rooks turfed out of the Trophy by Truro

The Rooks crash out of the FA Trophy with pride intact, after a tight game with Truro City

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Truro City (H) Preview

The Rooks host Truro City in the Buildabase FA Trophy on Saturday, looking to take their third higher league scalp in this season's competition

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Rooks overcome the elements to win at South Park

Lewes dug deep on Tuesday night at South Park to grab all three points and return to the top of the table.

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South Park (A) Preview

The Rooks head to South Park on Tuesday night looking to regain their place at the top of the Bostik League South.

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Last-gasp Jonte grabs Rooks a share of the points

Two goals from substitute Jonte Smith, one in injury time, saw the Rooks come back from 2-0 to grab a share of the points against Thamesmead Town.

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Thamesmead Town (H) Preview

The Rooks go in search of their first ever victory over Thamesmead on Saturday at The Dripping Pan and hope to consolidate their lead at the top of the Bostik League South table

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Rooks held by Whyteleafe

Lewes FC were held to a draw on Tuesday night by a strong Whyteleafe side but retain their spot at the top of the Bostik League South

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Whyteleafe (A) Preview

The Rooks head to leafy Whyteleafe on Tuesday night looking to extend their league at the top of the Bostik League South against a side still challenging at the top of the table.

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Solid Rooks perfomance sees them progress in FA Trophy

A solid performance coupled with two outstanding goals saw the Rooks head into the next round of the FA Trophy against Bishop's Stortford

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Bishop's Stortford Preview

The cup games come thick and fast for The Rooks, with Saturday's home FA Trophy tie with Evostik Premier League side Bishop's Stortford representing the best run the club have had in the competition for many-a-year

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Rooks hit seventh heaven against Horsham YMCA

The Rooks continued their fine run of form with a professional performance in the Sussex Senior Challenge Cup by hitting Horsham YMCA for seven

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Horsham YMCA Preview

The Rooks take a break from league action on Wednesday as they host Horsham YMCA in the Second Round of the Parafix Sussex Senior Cup at The Pan

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Rooks take the sting out of the Wasps to stay top of the table

Lewes consolidated their lead at the top of the Bostik League on Friday night with a convincing win at East Grinstead Town.

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East Grinstead Town Preview

It's a brief return back to Bostik League action on Friday night as the Rooks look to extend their lead at the top of the table at East Grinstead Town

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Rooks deliver a gr-eight second half performance to blow away Herne Bay

With Storm Brian blowing a gale across The Pan it was a half-time hurricane team talk from Darren Freeman which saw the Rooks score seven goals in the second half.

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Dunstable Town (A) preview

The Rooks go in search of FA Trophy glory tomorrow as they head to Dunstable with an interesting stat behind them

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Casuals laid back approach sees them grab late winner at The Pan

The Rooks fine unbeaten run in the Bostik League South came to an end on Wednesday night after a late goal from Corinthian Casuals saw them take all three points

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Herne Bay (H) Preview

The Rook will look to bounce back from the disappointment of Wednesday night's defeat to Corinthian Casuals as they host Herne Bay at The Pan on Saturday

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DS stung by Wasps on Red Monday

After nearly a month without a game, Steve Eke's DS side were in action on Monday night against East Grinstead Town.

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Corinthian Casuals Preview

The Rooks take on Corinthian Casuals on Wednesday night in a re-arranged Bostik League South match with an opportunity to extend their lead at the top of the table.

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Medlock double sees off spirited VCD

A poor first hour at VCD Athletic will be soon forgotten as an inspired double substitution saw The Rooks come from behind with a Medlock double and claim all three points

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VCD Athletic (A) Preview

The Rooks head to Crayford on Saturday hoping to lay the hoodoo against VCD Athletic to rest who we have never beaten in four attempts. Can the Rooks keep flying high at the top of the table?

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Rooks second half show sees them progress in the FA Trophy

Lewes eased into the First qualifying round of the FA Trophy with a strong second half performance at East Grinstead Town with Billy Medlock the hatrick hero

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Rooks enjoy the island life as they take all three points from the trip to Guernsey

A strong first half performance from the Rooks in Guernsey saw them score three times without reply and grab all three points

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East Grinstead Town (A) Preview

The Rooks head to East Grinstead on Saturday to kick off their Buildabase FA Trophy campaign with a trip to Dunstable Town at stake for the winners

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Guernsey (A) Preview

The Rooks travel to Guernsey on Wednesday night to take on a revitalised Green Lions team, hoping to extend their unbeaten run and the top of the table spot

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Rooks brush aside Molesey to climb to the top of the league

A comfortable win over Molesey saw the Rooks hit the top of the table for the first time in nearly a decade thanks to goals from Billy Medlock and Jamie Brotherton

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Rooks left frustrated by top of the table Whyteleafe

On a foul night at the Dripping Pan on Wednesday the top two sides in the Bostik League South cancelled each other out in an evenly contested game.

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Whyteleafe Preview

Wednesday night sees the top two clash at The Dripping Pan, with The Rooks and Whyteleafe separated by goal difference. Having won three out of four at The Pan this season, The Rooks will be looking for another victory that would take them top of the Bostik League South.

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Walton Casuals Preview

The Rooks head to pastures new on Saturday when they take on 4th placed Walton Casuals in their new Waterside stadium

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Lewes DS get their first win of the season

After a winless start to the season, Steve Eke's Development Squad put in a commanding performance to secure all three points in their home clash with Molesey U23s.

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Deja-vu at the Pan as Rooks beat 9-man Cray Wanderers

The Rooks moved up to second in the Bostik League South table after a hard-fought win against a strong Cray Wanderers side who finished the game with nine men.

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Cray Wanderers Preview

After Tuesday night's draw at Shoraham, The Rooks come into Saturday's game against 9th place Cray Wanderers still unbeaten but ruing the opportunity to be sitting on top of the table

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Rooks denied all three points at Shoreham by a late flag

Terrible weather and strange decision-making left the Rooks rooing two dropped points in the local derby at Shoreham.

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Shoreham Preview

The Rooks head down the A27 on Tuesday night to face bottom of the table Shoreham, looking to continue the unbeaten run in the Bostik League South.

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Rooks grab all three points at the soaking Pan

After last week's cup exit, the Rooks returned to winning ways in the Bostik League South thanks to a first-half Ronnie Conlon effort against a dogged Hythe Town side.

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Hythe Town Preview

The Rooks return to league action on Saturday when they host Hythe Town with Darren Freeman's side looking to get the cup defeat at Thamesmead Town quickly out of their system.

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Rooks crash out of the FA Cup at Thamesmead Town

The Rooks crashed out of the Emirates FA Cup after conceding two early goals to fellow Bostik League South side Thamesmead Town in the sunshine in Dartford

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Thamesmead Town FA Cup Preview

The Rooks head to Dartford on Saturday to take on Thamesmead Town in the First Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup on the back of an impressive win on Monday at Hastings United.

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Rooks grab all three points in East Sussex derby

An impressive display by the Rooks saw them come back along the A27 with all three points in a controversial game against Hastings United.

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Honours even at The Pan against Sittingbourne

Lewes twice came from behind to share the points with Sittingbourne, although they will rue a number of missed second half chances to grab all three points.

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Sittingbourne Preview

The Rooks look to make it three Bostik League wins out of three when Sittingbourne arrive at The Dripping Pan on Saturday. The visitors have started their season with two league wins out of two but suffered a shock defeat to Southern Combination League side Pagham this week in a Emirates FA Cup Preliminary Round replay.

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Rooks show off set piece excellent to progress in the FA Cup

A professional performance from The Rooks saw them overcome a spirited Newhaven side and progress into the First Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup where they will meet Thamesmead Town FC.

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