Monday, 9 January 2017


Ferring Football Club made the short trip to Littlehampton Town's ground to face Clymping FC on Saturday for a Southern Combination League Division Two game. It's been a long hard season for the club as prior to the weekend's game they have a league and cup record of playing twenty-two games and losing everyone of them scoring just twelve goals and letting in two hundred and twenty-seven! 

They went down 8-0 with the Man of The Match reported to be the Ferring goalkeeper who kept the score down from double figures with some tremendous saves.

Saturday 20th August - Jarvis Brook L 0-18 
Tuesday 23rd August - BOSHAM L 1-15 
Saturday 27th August - ROTTINGDEAN VILLAGE L 2-9 
Monday 29th August - Worthing Town Leisure L 1-18 
Saturday 3rd September - Cowfield L 0-18 
Saturday 10th September - NEWTON VILLA L 0-7 - SCFA Intermediate Cup 
Sarturday 17th September - ALFORD L 0-3 
Saturday 24th September - Westfields L 0-9 
Saturday 1st October - LANCING UNITED L 1-12 
Saturday 8th October - Rottingdean Village L 3-5 
Saturday 15th October - Rustington L 0-5 
Saturday 22nd October - MONTPELIER VILLA L 0-11 
Saturday 29th October - Roffey L 1-13 
Saturday 5th November - Bosham L 0-8 - Division Two Challenge Cup 
Saturday 12th November - RUSTINGTON L 0-8 
Saturday 19th November - CLYMPING L 1-7 
Saturday 26th November - Bosham L 1-16 
Saturday 3rd December - WESTFIELD L 0-5 
Saturday 10th December - SIDLESHAM L 1-5 
Saturday 17th December - Lancing United L 0-13 
Monday 26th December - Upper Beeding L 0-14 
Monday 2nd January - WORTHING TOWN LEISURE L 0-8 
Saturday 7th January - Clymping L 0-8 
Saturday 14th January - Montpelier Villa 
Saturday 21st January - JARVIS BROOK 

The club were formed back in 1951 and have played in the Worthing and District League, Sussex County League (SCL - now known as the Southern Combination League) and West Sussex League. Since rejoining the SCL they have finished in 12th, 7th, 7th, 2nd, 10th and 11th at Step Seven of the non-league pyramid. 

The club also run a reserve side who play in the Brighton, Worthing District Football League - they have a record of played 13, won 0, drawn 1 and lost 12 in all league and cup games this year - their only point came on Saturday 10th September when they drew 2-2 with Worting Dynamos coming back from 2-0 down with Ahmed Souadi and Muhammed Robbani the hero goal scorers! They entertain second placed Sompting FC in the league this coming Saturday at The Glebelands. 

Ferring FC have neighbouring football clubs in Ryman Premier Division Worthing FC to the East and SCL Division One East Preston to the West of their current home - The club play at The Glebelands Recreation Ground and have averaged a crowd of just 16 in their home games - the top attendance so far this campaign came on Saturday 10th December when they entertained title chasing Sidlesham in front of 35 people. 

If you are local to the area why not pop down, get involved and give Ferring FC some support. 

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