Clymping F.C.

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Clymping F.C. logo.png
Full name Clymping Football Club
Nickname(s) Ping
Founded 1947
Ground Village Playing Fields, Clymping
Chairman Dejan Stosic
Manager Daniel Lawrence
League Southern Combination Division Two
2017–18 Southern Combination Division Two, 13th of 14

Clymping Football Club is a football club based in Clymping, near Littlehampton in England. The club is affiliated to the Sussex County Football Association.[1] They are currently members of the Southern Combination Division Two and play at the Village Playing Fields.


The club was formed in 1947 and originally played in the Littlehampton and District League before joining several seasons later the West Sussex Football League.[2] The club moved up the divisions of the West Sussex Football League divisions, and under manager Dominic Di Paola at the end of the 2007–08 campaign after finishing as Runners-up in the Premier Division, were promoted to Division Three of the Sussex County Football League.[2]

Their first season in the Sussex County Football League saw them become champions of Division Three, and gain promotion to Division two.[3] After finishing sixth at their first season in Division two, manager Dominic Di Paola left to join Worthing United, and the club appointed Darren Prior as his replacement.[4] After the departure of Di Paola the club finished bottom of Division Two and were relegated back to Division Three.[5] The club have since remained in Division three.


Clymping play their home games at Clymping playing fields, A259, Climping, nr Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5GW.


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Cup honours[edit]


  • Highest League Position:[6] 6th in Sussex County Football League 2009–10


  1. ^ "Ban for player who headbutted referee during football match – Local – Portsmouth News". 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Club history and honours – Clymping Football Club". 2012-11-29. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  3. ^ Published on 03/05/2009 23:24. "Linch champions Common players – Sport". Rye and Battle Observer. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  4. ^ Griggs, Howard (2010-05-29). "Non-league: Di Paola is United boss (From The Argus)". Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  5. ^ "Sussex County League 2003–2012". Archived from the original on 2013-09-27. Retrieved 2013-04-06.
  6. ^ a b CLYMPING at the Football Club History Database
  7. ^ "West Sussex Football League – Cup Details". Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  8. ^ "West Sussex Football League – Cup Details". Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  9. ^ "West Sussex Football League – Cup Details". Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  10. ^ "West Sussex Football League – Cup Details". Retrieved 2012-12-30.
  11. ^ "FOOTBALL: Clymping lift Vernon-Wentworth Cup - Sport". Littlehampton Gazette. 2009-05-07. Retrieved 2013-04-06.

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