The Earl of March have very kindly sponsored the Lavant F.C. for this season.

We also recieved donations from Alan & Sue Smith and
John & Jan Squires who are keen supporters of the club. Thank you.

Plus the Lavant Fete Committee have yet again very kindly supported the village football club financially.

And finally Lavant Parish Council and The Football Foundationapproved grants for the replacement of the goals on the top pitch Raughmere Park.

The management and players of the football club would like to thank everyone for their support over the duration of the season.

The Earl of March,
Lavant Road,
West Sussex,
PO18 0BQ.

Tel: 01243 533993



Welcome to the Earl of March.

Set in the picturesque backdrop of Goodwood and the Southdowns,
the Earl of March is a country pub restaurant in the village of Lavant near Chichester, West Sussex.

The pub serves freshly prepared seasonal food from local produce and has a selection of real ales and a cellar of quality wines.
All to be enjoyed in the comfort of the recently refurbished interior with its sumptuous sofas and its open wood fire.

The Earl of March also has an outdoor beer garden overlooking the rolling South Downs and is a great way during the summer to relax after a day exploring the sights of nearby Chichester.  West Dean Gardens, Tangmere Aviation Museum, Fishbourne Roman Palace and the Chichester Cathedral are among some of the scenic and historic treasures of the area.  The exciting attractions of Goodwood are also very close by, including the Horse Racing Course and Motor Racing Circuit.

The pub is also only minutes away from the Ceturion Way cycle path which runs from Chichester through to East Dean and what better way than to stop off half way and enjoy a refreshing break.

Normal opening hours are from Monday to Saturday lunchtime 12pm to 2.30pm, Dinner 6.00pm to 9.30pm ans Sunday’s 12pm to 4pm.


Lavant FC score with new safer goalposts from the FOOTBALL FOUNDATION

Following a successful funding bid, the Football Foundation have awarded Lavant FC a grant towards half the cost to replace its football goalposts with new, safer ones.

They were awarded to grant after applying to the Football Foundation’s Goalpost Safety Scheme.  Since 1991 nine young footballers have tragically been killed in the UK by unsafe goals.  Many more have been seriously injured by posts and crossbars that fail to meet even basic safety standards.

Teaming up with The Football Association (FA), the Football Foundation has earmarked almost £4m to replace non-compliant and unsafe goals in England at thousands of schools, clubs and parks across the country.

Funded by the Premier League, The FA, Sport England and the Government, the Football Foundation is dedicated to revitalising the grass roots of the game, constructing modern football facilities, developing football as a force for social cohesion and as a vehicle for education in communities.

Lavant FC thanked the Football Foundation: “This funding towards new, safer goalposts is a fantastic boost.  Football is our national sport and it is great that the Football Foundation is investing in improving the grassroots of the game.”

For more information on this story or the Football Foundation contact Rory Carroll on 0845 345 4555 ext 4280 or visit