Midhurst Away Match Report

Points Shared at the Rotherfield It was a trip to Midhurst & Easebourne’s Rotherfield stadium for the Heath who wanted to continue their superb form. The reverse fixture was a notable moment in the Heaths season, an 8-0 win at Hanbury Stadium. Plenty had changed in the two sides since then however, and Naim Rouane’s…

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Bexhill Away Match Report

Heath Battle to Three Points at the Polgrove After the disappointment of a postponed match against Horsham YMCA on Tuesday, the Heath’s away fixture against Bexhill United was given the green light after a morning pitch inspection. Both sides observed a minute silence prior to kick-off in memory of former Heath player Karly Akehurst, who…

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Peacehaven & Telscombe Match Report

Heath take all 3 points against playoff contenders Heath were finally able to play their match against Peacehaven & Telscombe on Saturday and it was an eagerly awaited contest against a side vying for promotion at the top end of the SCFL Premier Division. Naim Roaune gave a debut to new signing Mitch Bromage in…

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Saltdean Match Report

Heath Have Dominant Start to 2024 The Blues welcomed Saltdean to the Home Smart Energy Stadium for the first outing of 2024. The Tigers struggling for form at the bottom end of the SCFL Premier Division. Naim Rouane spoke in his programme notes of the need to not underestimate the visitors and it was a…

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Steyning Match Report

Blues Settle For Point in Even Game After their Boxing Day win against Hassocks, it was the turn of Steyning Town to visit the Home Smart Energy Stadium. In the reverse fixture back in late August, the Heath were comfortably beaten 4-1 at the Shooting Field, however, only 5 players who started in that game…

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Hassocks Away Match Report

Heath on top in Boxing Day Derby It’s not often a football match kicks off at 11 am, but SCFL Boxing Day action brought the Heath to local rivals Hassocks bright and early to battle it out for 3 points. With the Heath unbeaten in their last 5 league matches, and Hassocks winless in December,…

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AFC Uckfield Match Report

Heath hit Uckfield for Six It was yet another matchday at the Home Smart Energy Stadium for the Heath who welcomed AFC Uckfield Town for a Saturday 3pm kickoff. Prior to kickoff, the Heath sat in 8th position meanwhile the visitors teetered on the edge of the relegation zone, 3rd from bottom. Naim Rouane’s side…

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Crawley Down Gatwick Match Report

Dominant Heath take all 3 points against CDG It was finally matchday for the Heath after their previous Tuesday and Saturday fixtures were postponed as the winter rain got the better of many Sussex clubs’ pitches. The visit of Crawley Down Gatwick was the first to be played at  the newly named Home Smart Energy…

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Little Common Match Report

Heath Salvage a Late Point at Hanbury The Heath welcomed Little Common to Hanbury Park Stadium on a chilly Saturday for their first SCFL fixture of a busy December. Naim Rouane’s side coming off the back of a 2-0 away win at Varndeanians, seemingly with a revived confidence.   2 changes were made to the…

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AFC Varndeanians Away Match Report

Blues take all three points at the Withdean It was an away journey to the Withdean Stadium for the Heath on a sunny but chilly Saturday afternoon. Naim Rouane’s side had announced the arrival of two familiar faces in midweek, with Josh Spinks returning to Hanbury from Burgess Hill Town and Liam Benson arriving from…

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Eastbourne United RUR Cup Match Report

Heath Progress to RUR Semi-Finals It was only 3 days since Eastbourne United’s last visit to Hanbury Park, but an RUR Cup quarter-final meant the Heath had another shot to right the wrongs from the 1-1 draw in the league on Saturday. The visitors were forced into an early change with injury in the 12th…

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Eastbourne United Match Report

Heath and United Share the Points Despite the pre-match doubts that Heath’s league match would go ahead, the Hanbury pitch was given the green light meaning the Blues had a shot at revenge for their previous 1-1 draw at the Oval Ground on the opening day of the new season. A new face featured on…

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Holmesdale Match Report

Heath Exit Vase Against Organised Holmesdale Following their disappointing result against Newhaven, the Heath had a chance to pick themselves up again against Kent side Holmesdale FC in the FA Vase. The Blues travelled with a light squad, with various injuries piling up it meant they travelled with just 12 fit senior players – 3…

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Hassocks Peter Bentley Cup Match Report

Heath through on Penalties in Peter Bentley After having their last 2 games postponed, the Heath made the short journey south to local mid-Sussex rivals Hassocks in the Peter Bentley Cup, their first fixture since beating Eastbourne Town on penalties 10 days before. Naim Rouane named new signing Mitch Hewens in the starting 11 with…

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Eastbourne Town FA Vase Match Report

Heath into 2nd Round of Vase Despite late scare The Heath welcomed Eastbourne Town back to Hanbury Park Stadium on a wet Saturday afternoon in the FA Vase. Having lost their league clash with the visitors a few weeks prior, the Heath had revenge on their mind as they looked to put their name in…

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Broadbridge Heath Match Report

Blues Bow out of Sussex Senior Cup It was another midweek fixture at Hanbury Park for the Heath as they welcomed Broadbridge Heath on a fresh Tuesday night. The day before, the Club announced the departure of first-team manager Jay Lovett, and the appointment of former club captain Naim Rouane and a new signing Lewis…

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Crowborough Away Match Report

Crows take all three points It was another away trip for Heath as they travelled to table-topping Crowborough Athletic on Saturday. Both teams recently stuffed a loss close to their club, Tony Sim of the Heath, and John Croft of Crowborough and a perfectly observed minute silence took place before the match. The most notable…

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Lingfield Match Report

Heath Hold on Against Lingfield The Heath welcomed Lingfield  to Hanbury Park on Saturday in the SCFL, the visitors arrived unbeaten in their last 6 matches, with the Heath having won their last 3. Haywards Heath started on the front foot, with appeals for a penalty in the 7th minute, Emmanuel Abudiore knocking the ball…

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Bexhill Match Report

Heath Survive Scare against Pirates Jay Lovett’s blues welcomed Bexhill United to Hanbury Park Stadium in hopes of extending their winning run to five games in all competitions. Bexhill were without a win in their last three. Considering their poor run of form in their previous matches, Bexhill’s first-half performance showed organisation and clinical finishing…

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FA Vase vs Selsey Match Report

Fast Start puts Heath into Vase First Round Proper The Heath welcomed Selsey to Hanbury looking to progress to the first round of the FA Vase, having dispatched Wick 4-0 in the previous round. The Blues entered the game as big favourites against a side from the division below, but it took just 29 seconds…

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Saltdean Away Match Report

10 Man Heath Hold on for 3 points The Blues made the trip down to the south coast to visit Saltdean United looking to avenge their defeat the previous weekend against Eastbourne Town. George Brown was missing from the matchday squad with a back injury, which allowed Elliott Bresciani the opportunity to make his first…

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Eastbourne Town Match Report

Heath Rue Missed Chances at sweltering Hanbury Park The Heath entertained Eastbourne Town looking for their third consecutive win, with the game played in baking conditions at Hanbury. It was a nervous start from the Heath the opening five minutes with the home side struggling to retain possession, however it was the Blues that created…

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Pagham Away Match Report

Heath Take Long Journey to Three Points The Heath made the long midweek trip to Nyetimber Lane to visit Pagham FC, looking to maintain their current good run of form and pick up their fifth win in six games. Alfie Jones made a welcome return to the Blues’ goal, with his hand injury sustained at…

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Shoreham Match Report

Rampant Blues Cruise to Three Points Against Musselmen The Heath returned to Hanbury Park determined to make amends for their bank holiday loss with a game against newly promoted Shoreham. Lovett made 5 changes from the team that started against Steyning with Cadman, Uwezu, Riddington and Zydonik being given a starting berth alongside Steven Phillips…

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Steyning Away Match Report

Bank Holiday Defeat for Blues Heath Caught Napping by Fast Starting Steyning Bank holiday Monday meant the unfamiliar kick off time of 11am for the Blues and their fans will be wondering if alarm clocks should have been set earlier after a slow start against Steyning allowed the home side to build a significant lead.…

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Wick FA Vase Match Report

Blues Cruise into next Round of the Vase The Heath made the trip to Wick FC from SCFL Division 1 for their first FA Vase game in six years. This was almost an SCFL Premier League fixture this season, with the home side losing out narrowly to Epsom & Ewell in last season’s playoffs. There…

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Midhurst and Easebourne Match Report

Stunning first half performance sees Blues pick up 3 points It was another midweek encounter at Hanbury, as Haywards Heath welcomed the visit of Midhurst and Easebourne in what would turn out to be a rather memorable night for the Blues. After a solid victory at the weekend, the Heath looked to use that momentum…

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Crawley Down Gatwick Away Match Report

Victory at the Haven brings first 3 points of the season The Heath made the short trip to Crawley Down Gatwick looking for their first league victory of the season, and their first away win since mid January when they won 3-2 at Lancing. The home side would prove a tough test having come second…

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Whitstable Town Match Report

Heath leave FA Cup at first Hurdle Saturday saw heavy rain and blustery conditions at Hanbury Park for the FA Cup tie with Whitstable Town. Jay Lovett forced into naming a changed side with a number of the squad missing through injury. Our new season injury jinx extended to a number of the starting 11…

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Horsham YMCA Match Report

Heath come from behind but disappointed with a draw A Tuesday night under the lights played host to Heath’s first home game of the season, against Horsham YMCA in the Southern Combination Football League. Fans had turned up in their hundreds to come and cheer on the Heath as they looked to get their first…

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Eastbourne United Away Match Report

Heath concede late to share the points on opening day A bright but windy day welcomed Heath to the undulating hills of Eastbourne United’s Oval pitch, as we started our first season back at Step 5. A number of injuries in pre-season meant the Blues were robbed of several players and this led to manager…

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Sheppey Match Report

Heath secure three vital points against promotion-chasing Sheppey Photos by Ray Turner The Heath welcomed promotion chasing Sheppey United to Hanbury looking for their first win in 13 games since a 3-2 victory against Lancing in mid January. Sheppey had won four straight including a 5-1 victory over Beckenham Town last time out, so came…

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Ramsgate Away Match Report

Heath have to settle for a point after injury time dramaPhotos by Ray Turner The Blues made the lengthy trip to table-topping Ramsgate at the weekend hoping to bounce back from the chastening defeat against Cray. Jay Lovett made three changes to his starting line up with Mario Gjini making his first start for the…

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Cray Valley Match Report

Heath Lose out to Playoff chasing CrayPhotos by Ray Turner The Heath entertained playoff chasing Cray Valley PM hoping for an upturn in fortunes, but would be up against it playing against a side that had 13 points from their previous five games, peaking at just the right time in the season. The visitors were…

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Chatham Town Away Match Report

Blues battle for well earnt point at high flying ChatsPhotos by Ray Turner The Heath travelled to the Medway on Saturday to face promotion chasing Chatham Town on the back of the close fought game against Three Bridges mid-week. There was one change in the Heath’s starting line up, with Richard Pingling replacing Tom Collins…

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Three Bridges Home Match Report

Heath unable to make extra man pay The Heath entertained local rivals Three Bridges FC in a feisty encounter which led to plenty of fireworks on the pitch. In the very first minute a slip from Ben Holden on the wet surface allowed Kieron Pamment the opportunity to drive forwards and attempt a speculative effort…

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Littlehampton Away Match Report

10 Men Heath Lose out at the death Heath made the trip south-west to Littlehampton on Saturday with three points set firmly in focus. Jay Lovett’s line up included new signing Spike Steggall at the heart of defence and fellow new arrival Brad Santos on the bench. A bright start to the game saw the…

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Lancing Away Match Report

Blues hold on for 3 points at Headquarters Heath made the short trip to the coast to face Lancing on Saturday on the back of their draw against VCD last time out. It was a wet and windy Culver Road that greeted Heath with the later having an obvious impact on the game blowing directly…

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VCD Home Match Report

Heath held at Home by VCD It was a very damp Hanbury Park that greeted Haywards Heath Town FC and VCD Athletic, as the Blues looked to avenge the 2-1 defeat they suffered at the hands of VCD back in August. That was the opening game of the season and was played in rather different…

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Whitehawk Away Match Report

Heath suffer last minute Hawks heartbreak The Heath made the short trip to Whitehawk for their opening game of 2023, coming off the back of successive victories for the first time this season. They would be coming up against a tough test going against former manager Shaun Saunders, as well as ex Heath players including…

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East Grinstead Home Match Report

Heath Wrap Up Boxing Day WinPhotos by Onion Bag Photography After leaving Sheppey United with three points in the bag in Alex Walsh and Dale Hurley’s first match in charge, the fixture list saw Heath welcome local rivals East Grinstead Town to Hanbury Park. Heath hadn’t been able to claim back-to-back wins yet this season…

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Sheppey United Away Match Report

New Manager’s Start off with WinPhotos by Ray Turner Following the departure of Martin Dynan and his management team, the Heath travelled to the Isle of Sheppey for Dale Hurley & Alex Walsh’s first game in charge, with the fixture being only one of three in the Isthmian South-East division to survive the cold snap.…

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Sevenoaks Away Match Report

Heath Lose out to Solid OaksPhotos by Ray Turner Haywards Heath’s away record this season has been far from what it was last season. Before the match, they had only won once and drawn once in seven league away matches. They looked to improve that record as they made the journey to Sevenoaks, a team…

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Hythe Town Home Match Report

Heath come from behind to beat HythePhotos by Ray Turner The Blues returned to Hanbury Park off the back of their 4-0 defeat away at Ashford United with a point to prove as they took on Hythe Town. Martin Dynan made two changes to his starting eleven, Franzen-Jones missed the match and Ben Holden dropped…

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Ashford United Away Match Report

Blues made to pay in KentPhotos by Ray Turner Following their defeat to Bognor in the Sussex Senior Cup, the Heath had very little time to lick their wounds as they travelled to Kent to face Ashford United in Isthmian league action. The home side were riding high in the table and this was expected…

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Chichester City Home Match Report

Heath held to draw by 10 man ChiPhotos by Ray Turner Following their disappointing defeat at Three Bridges the previous weekend, Haywards Heath returned to Hanbury Park where they took on Chichester City. Martin Dynan made three changes to his starting line-up as Laing, Gilbert and Franzen-Jones all came into the side, Franzen-Jones making his…

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Three Bridges Away Match Report

Heath Suffer Heavy DefeatPhotos by Ray Turner The Heath made the short trip to fellow Sussex side Three Bridges FC on the back of an impressive win against Beckenham Town. With the home side winless in their last three matches, the away fans can’t be blamed for their optimism before kickoff. Martin Dynan made just…

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Beckenham Town Home Match Report

Blues grab three points against BecksPhotos by Ray Turner and OB Photography The Blues returned to Hanbury Park with a point to prove following their 5-0 defeat to Cray Valley last weekend. They took on Beckenham Town who sat in the top-half of the table and had just come off the back of a 3-0…

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Chatham Town Home Match Report

Heath fight back to gain a pointPhotos by Ray Turner League newcomers Chatham Town visited Mid-Sussex to take on Haywards Heath at Hanbury Park, off the back of their recent 1-0 win against Corinthian. Chatham had made a good start to life in the Isthmian South East and sat in 6th position before kick off.…

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Sittingbourne Home Match Report

Heath lose out to SittingbournePhotos by Ray Turner A sunny Saturday afternoon saw Sittingbourne visit Hanbury Stadium and with both teams most recent results being victories against bottom side Corinthian, a close game was predicted. Martin Dynan made just one change to his starting eleven as Callum Chesworth’s impressive cameo against Corinthian earned him a…

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Corinthian away Match Report

Heath claim victory on the road in Kent The Heath made a Saturday trip to Kent to face bottom of the table side Corinthian FC. The Heath who had come off a week with no match arrived with a new signing under their belt, defender Darryl Siaw becoming the latest addition to Martin Dynan’s squad.…

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Burgess Hill Away Match Report

Heath and Hill Share the SpoilsPhotos by Ray Turner The Heath took the short trip to local mid-sussex rivals Burgess Hill Town’s More Than Tyres Stadium on the back of their weekend win against Littlehampton against Littlehampton. Martin Dynan was forced into making one change to his starting eleven as Tom Cadman served the first…

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Littlehampton Match Report

Heath make 10-man Littlehampton payPhotos by Ray Turner With the league season four games in, The Heath welcomed fellow Sussex side Littlehampton to a sunny Hanbury Park looking to improve on our slow start to the season.   Heath started the game well with midfielder James Dickson taking an early ranged effort on goal, but…

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Southall Match Report

Southall Shoot-out Drama Ends Heath’s Trophy CampaignPhotos by Ray Turner Tuesday night saw the Blues take the field in FA Trophy action at Hanbury Park. This game was rescheduled from Saturday due to the pause in football to respect the passing of HRH Elizabeth II. Manager Martin Dynan named a slightly changed side with combative…

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Ramsgate Home Match Report

Heath suffer late heartbreakPhotos by Ray Turner Following a rocky start to the season the Heath had the chance to bounce back at Hanbury Park where they took on Ramsgate in the league. Heath manager Martin Dynan made three changes to the starting eleven that took on Leatherhead in the FA Cup; notably new midfield…

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Lancing Match Report

Heath gain their first point of the season In their second match of the season, their first at Hanbury Stadium, Haywards Heath hosted fellow Sussex side Lancing on a Tuesday night. The game began quickly and within five minutes Heath had a corner; following a fantastic delivery by Alex Laing, defender Dean Gunner rose above…

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VCD Away Match Report

Opening Day Defeat for Heath Haywards Heath Town took the trip to South-East London on a scorching Saturday afternoon to face VCD Athletic in the opening fixture in the Isthmian South-East division. The game began with a 4th minute booking to Blues defender Ben Holden, forced to challenge under pressure. VCD were the more dominant…

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