Rye Wheeler Hurt in Crash in Cornwall

Fell on Decent.

An announcement on the Rye Wheelers webside is telling of an accident among the eight riders from the club who are taking part in a ride from Lands End to Rye.


It seems that Chris Ashbee came off his bike on a downhill section of the ride through Cornwall and and suffered back injuries. Continue reading Rye Wheeler Hurt in Crash in Cornwall

Iden V. Brede Lower Div Cup Final 1969

An old movie of a cup final in 1969

The Tangerines are at Rye Salts playing local rivals Brede. Can anyone remember the score and who won. It looks as though Brede were the victors but can’t say for certain as the film ran out before the match finished. Looked as though Brede were 3-1 in the lead. Continue reading Iden V. Brede Lower Div Cup Final 1969

United’s Bold Plan for the Future

Rye & Iden United are having a tough time at present, on the pitch and off. Both sets of problems came about as they reached their highest pinnacle of success, and originated from the same source. Continue reading United’s Bold Plan for the Future

Iden Football Club

The Village Team That Went a Long Way

When Bernard Say took over the village stores at Iden back in the 1960’s and became the chief instigator in forming a football team at Iden he could not have dreamed that 40 years on it would have amalgamated with Rye United becoming Rye & Iden United and competing in Division One of the Sussex County League. Continue reading Iden Football Club

Soccer Chat October 1968

Iden teams hit twenty in opening games


Rye United

Rye United opened the season with mixed fortunes—three away matches against Bognor, East Grinstead and Horsham Y.M.C.A., resulted in a win, a defeat and a draw. Continue reading Soccer Chat October 1968