Fellow Yellows – Littlehampton Town FC


Sussex County League, Division 1
Littlehampton Town FC v Hailsham Town FC
Saturday, 5th October 2013, 3pm
The Sportsfield
Entrance £6, Programme £1
Distance 79 miles, Attendance 65
Located a short walk from station, The Sportsfield was donated to the town by The Duke of Norfolk in 1897 “as a gift in commemoration of Her Majesty’s reign, to be used as a public recreation and pleasure ground” the West Sussex Gazette announced.

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Amicably now sharing the land with local clubs of cricket, croquet, lawn tennis and stoolball (no, me either), Littlehampton Town FC are still the tenants of The Duke, whose family’s principle residence is the nearby Arundel Castle.
LTFCjpegnewlogoUpon my return – decades after my parents had taken us “to the beach” – it was nice to find the locals had spruced up the town with bunting to commemorate the day. Sharing this occasion were some lovely…

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