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Crawley boss Drummy looks ahead to Blackpool clash

Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy goes into this Saturday’s home game against Blackpool looking to continue their entertaining start to the season.

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Former Sussex County League player thought to be interesting FA in replacing axed Allardyce

An ex-Sussex County Football League player is reportedly interested the Football Association in replacing Sam Allardyce as England manager.

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Oliver Norwood is taking positives into tomorrows Hillsborough clash with Sheffield Wednesday. Picture: Phil Westlake

Positives to take ahead of Hillsborough task

Albion midfielder Oliver Norwood feels his side have plenty of positives to take heading into tomorrow’s trip to Hillsborough.

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Tomer Hemed in action for Albion earlier this season. Picture: Phil Westlake

Johnny Cantor: Partnerships are a key foundation to being successful

I have to thank the road closures and lane reductions for this week’s column.

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Crawley Town’s signing Cox plans loan debut in October

Crawley Town’s new signing Dean Cox has revealed playing under Ian Chapman was the main reason for him choosing to go on loan to Burgess Hill.

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Cox plans to make loan debut in October

Crawley Town’s new signing Dean Cox has revealed playing under Ian Chapman was the main reason for him choosing to go on loan to Burgess Hill.

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QUIZ: How well do you know your England managers?

Another England manager has gone. They tend to last a bit longer than Big Sam managed, but nevermind. He’ll always have Slovakia.

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Drummy pleased with draw disappointment

Crawley head coach Dermot Drummy believes his players’ disappointment at Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw with Colchester shows how much his side has improved.

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Quiz: Who said it - Sam Allardyce or Mike Bassett?

Sam Allardyce was only in charge of the England team for one game, but he has already stepped down “by mutual agreement” after what the FA called inappropriate conduct.

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Corinthian Casuals 2 Three Bridges 0

Bridges’ youngsters shone and their experienced players led by example as they suffered another defeat.

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Dermot Drummy during the Sky Bet League Two match between Crawley Town and Colchester at the Checkatrade Stadium in Crawley. September 27, 2016.
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Drummy: ‘A draw was a fair result’

Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy reckoned his side earnt a good draw, rather than lost two points against good opposition.

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Jimmy Smith has an attempt on target during the Sky Bet League Two match between Crawley Town and Colchester at the Checkatrade Stadium in Crawley. September 27, 2016.
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Crawley Town 1, Colchester United 1: Who was your Reds man of the match? Vote now

Crawley Town extended their unbeaten run to three matches with a draw against Colchester United.

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Adi Yussuf celebrates his opening goal during the Sky Bet League Two match between Crawley Town and Colchester at the Checkatrade Stadium in Crawley. September 27, 2016.
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Crawley 1 Colchester 1: Late goal costs Reds home win

Crawley Town conceded a late goal as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home by Colchester.

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Gareth Southgate takes charge after Sam Allardyce leaves England job

Crawley man and current England u21 manager Gareth Southgate will take charge of England's next four games after Sam Allardyce left the England job.
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Sussex side closing in on unwanted century

Ferring Football Club’s conceded tally for the season reached 97 on Saturday.

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Sky Bet League 2 side Crawley Town FC have appointed former Chelsea and Arsenal coach Dermot Drummy as their new manager on a two-year deal. Pic Steve Robards SR1612116 SUS-160429-141548001

Crawley look to extend winning run against Colchester

Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy has warned Colchester will be stronger opponents at the Checkatrade Stadium tonight (Tuesday) than when they last met.

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FA Vase first round draw: Sussex teams continue Vase quest

The first round draw of the FA Vase was made today at Wembley Stadium with a number of Sussex teams still going strong.

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Wormull comeback cannot save Bridges

With a long list of critical players missing due to injury, illness and suspension, Bridges fell to their fourth successive defeat, 1-0 away to derby rivals South Park.

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TASTE OF THE TERRACE: Reds leave Shrimps all at sea

I imagine you could have got good odds on Crawley Town beating Morecambe by the odd goal in five especially as Reds only held a slender single goal lead with seven minutes remaining.

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Chelsea’s Baker scores a screamer for Vitesse, and Crawley boss Drummy has this tweet for Mourinho

Crawley Town boss Dermot Drummy has tweeted how he advised Jose Mourinho that Lewis Baker ‘was ready’ after the Chelsea loanee scored a wonder goal in the Eredivisie today (Sunday).

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