They talk about the football family, but you’ll be hard-pushed to beat the kinship on show at Worthing Minors’ crunch clash with Abbey Rangers towards the end of last season.
Worthing Minors (Langridge, Hodgson, Bridge 2, Lane) 5-1 Seahaven Harriers (Smith)
Worthing Minors moved to within potentially a point of the South East Counties Division One West championship with a dismissive victory over their big rivals for the title. Continue reading
Adur Athletic 3-1 Rottingdean Village
In the end, most people would agree, justice was done.
Adur Athletic, who had been four minutes away from the women’s league title, their opponents reduced to eight players by injury and red cards, only for the match to be controversially abandoned, triumphed in the replayed game. Continue reading
Adur Athletic 4-3 Rottingdean Village (match abandoned after 86 minutes)
It was to be the Sussex County Women’s League title decider. Instead, an extraordinary match between two local rivals ended in chaos and confusion, with the destiny of the championship now in danger of being decided by a committee.
Adur, who needed just a draw to clinch the trophy, had taken a 4-3 lead in a feisty roller-coaster of a game that featured two sendings-off, three yellow cards and regular lectures at the dug-outs, when Rottingdean’s captain, Kayleigh Norris, suffered a bad injury, just seconds from the end of normal time. Continue reading
Round-up of today’s action
Chichester took out weeks of frustrating inaction on their unfortunate opponents as they swept into the third round of the FA Cup for the first time at the expense of Enfield Town. Continue reading