Common reach county cup final

Stuart Collier scored the goal which put Little Common through to the Reserve Section Challenge Cup final
Stuart Collier scored the goal which put Little Common through to the Reserve Section Challenge Cup final
  • Little Common reach Reserve Section Challenge Cup final
  • Collier goal earns 1-0 semi-final win over Wick & Barnham United
  • Common will face Mile Oak in final at Eastbourne United AFC on May 5
  • Common have won last six games, scoring 23 goals
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Little Common Football Club’s second team has reached the final of a county knockout competition.

The Commoners booked their place in the Macron Store Sussex County Football League Reserve Section Challenge Cup decider with a 1-0 win at home to Wick & Barnham United on Saturday.

Stuart Collier’s second half strike was decisive for a Common side which finished ninth in Reserve Section (East) against a Wick team which was fourth in Reserve Section (West).

Common’s reward is a final showdown against Reserve Section (Premier) outfit Mile Oak at Eastbourne United AFC on Tuesday May 5. Kick-off is 7.30pm.

Common have won five matches in total to get to the final, all of them against West Sussex clubs. Prior to Wick & Barnham they beat Clymping 2-1, Ferring 11-2, Sidlesham 2-0 and Pagham 4-3.

Common have won all of their last six matches in all competitions, scoring 23 goals and conceding just two.

Common’s third team, meanwhile, secured a top three finish in Macron East Sussex Football League Division Four with a 2-2 draw away to champions Peasmarsh United on Saturday. Will Spice and Connor Jackson scored the goals.