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Standing: Taff Mapawanda, Ryan Nicholas, Grant Packham , Michael Goatcher, John Glover, Matt Vokes Ciaran Fitzgerald, Matt Rickson
Crouching: Joe Davis (GK), Brandon Folkes, Tom Bird Jamie Bird, Antony McAlister, James Kifford, Nick Slater

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In season training is at Steyning Grammar school on Thursday nights

CURRENT CAPTAIN: Ciaran Fitzgerald
2002/03 1st PD 2003/04 8th K/S 2004/05 10th K/S 2005/06 4th K/S 2006/07 7th K/S 2007/08 7th K/S 2008/09 9th K/S 2009/10 3rd PD 2010/11 8th D1 2011/12 11th D1 2012/13 2nd D2 2013/14 5th D1 2014/15 6th D1

2001/02 SF 2003/04 RU 2008/09 RU 2009/10 SF
2010/11 QF 2011/12 QF 2012/13 QF 2013/14 Won 2014/15 RU 2015/16 QF

Best League Finish: 4th Kent/Sussex Regional League 05/06
Worst League Finish: 2nd Division 2 12/13
Highest Home Win: 19-0 vs St Francis M1 (PD) 97/98
Highest Away Win: 9-1 vs Brighton & Hove M4 (PD) 02/03
Highest Home Loss: 0-11 vs Old Bordenians (K/S) 04/5
Highest Away Loss: 1-10 vs South Saxons M1 (D1) 10/11
Most Points in a Season: 57 (Prem Div) 02/03 (Now Division 1)
Most Goals by Team in a Season: 105 (Prem Div) 02/03 (Now Div1)
Most Conceded in a Season: 88 (Div 1) 10/11
Most Goals by player in season: 48, Jamie Bird (12/13)
Most Clean sheets by goalkeeper in season: 7, Matt Scrase (12/13)


2014/15 Coach: Dave Tanner Captain: Matt Vokes
League: 6th Sussex Open League Div 1
A comfortable season for the 1sts, Jamie Bird is top scorer, however they fail to push on in the league due to a high number of draws.
Cup Sussex Plate Runners up
Wins over St Francis (4-2) and Saxons (5-0) mean a 2nd consecutive final vs Crowborough, however despite coming from 2-0 down they lose 3-2 to a late goal by the crows

2013/14 Coach: Dave Tanner Captain: Matt Vokes
League: 5th Sussex Open League Div 1
A Return to the club from James Kifford, Alex Coppleman and Mark Ansell, plus new arrival Anthony McAllistair from Coventry helped them establish themselves in thier new division, although they missed out on a top 3 finish
Cup Sussex Plate Winners
A 8-2 first round win vs Penguins, led to a semi with St Francis which was won 3-1 away. They claimed the trophy for the first time in the clubs history with a 4-3 win over Crowborough in the final at Brighton's home ground

2012/13 Coach: Dave Tanner Captain: Jamie Bird
League: 2nd Sussex Open League Div 2
Immediate promotion back to Div 1, as juniors Brandon Folkes and Ryan Nicholas established themselves. Captain Jamie Bird's 40 league goals ensured 2nd spot
Cup Sussex Plate QF
A disappointing 7-2 loss to St Francis in the 1st Round

2011/12 Coach: Dave Tanner Captain: Jamie Bird
League: 11th Sussex Open League Div 1
Relegation in a poor season for the 1sts, lost players were not replaced and they did not win a game after Christmas finishing bottom of the league
Cup Sussex Plate QF
Well beaten 8-2 by Penguins

2009 -2011 Readjustment
Relegation from the Kent Sussex league and the Sussex league restructures saw 2 average seasons from the 1sts - failing to go back up finishing 3rd in the Sussex Area division then coming 8th in the new Sussex Open Div 1

2003 - 2009 The Kent/Sussex Years
Having won promotion a very strong Southwick team spent 6 seasons in the Kent Sussex system, with a high finish of 4th they generally survived as a low to mid table team before being releegated in 08/09 season despite finishing 9th

2002/03 League Champions
Southwick finished top of the whole Sussex League structure wining the league comfortably losing only one game of the 20 they played scoring over 100 goals


Ciaran Fitzgerald Captain
Matt Scrase Vice Captain
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2017 1XI By Saul Mumford

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