Wins for Rye, Bexhill & Common

Little Common striker Dom Bristow takes on a pair of Seaford Town defenders
Little Common striker Dom Bristow takes on a pair of Seaford Town defenders

Bexhill United, Little Common and Rye United all picked up three points on Saturday.

Rye kept the pressure on Sussex County Football League Division One leaders Pagham with a 1-0 win at home to Horsham YMCA. Liam Upton scored the only goal in the 54th minute.

Also in Division One, Sidley United conceded after just 17 seconds en route to a 2-0 loss away to East Grinstead Town.

In Division Two, Bexhill came from two-down to win 4-2 at home to bottom club Midhurst & Easebourne. Dominic Clarke struck twice to make it 16 for the season, while Linton Rogers and Paul Rogers also netted.

Russell Eldridge picked up his first win as Little Common player/manager with a 2-0 success at home to Seaford Town. Both goals came during the first half with Callum Wooller and Dom Bristow on target.

Westfield slipped below Common to second-bottom on the back of a 4-2 reverse at home to Storrington despite a brace of goals from David Pugh. Full reports on all of these matches will appear in Friday’s Observers.

Standings (played-points) - Division 1: 1 Pagham 17-46, 2 RYE UNITED 20-44, 3 Lancing 18-36, 4 Peacehaven & Telscombe 19-34, 5 Three Bridges 16-34, 6 Hassocks 19-33, 7 Lingfield 18-32, 8 SIDLEY UNITED 19-32, 9 Redhill 16-28, 10 AFC Uckfield 21-28, 11 Crowborough Athletic 22-27, 12 Horsham YMCA 19-24, 13 East Grinstead Town 22-24, 14 Selsey 17-20, 15 Ringmer 18-20, 16 Worthing United 20-20, 17 Arundel 18-14, 18 Shoreham 18-11, 19 St Francis Rangers 21-11, 20 Chichester City 16-8.

Division 2: 1 East Preston 14-37, 2 Hailsham Town 14-37, 3 Dorking Wanderers 14-31, 4 Storrington 18-28, 5 Southwick 17-26, 6 Mile Oak 18-25, 7 Littlehampton Town 14-24, 8 Wick 15-24, 9 Rustington 16-22, 10 BEXHILL UNITED 16-20, 11 Eastbourne United AFC 16-17, 12 Seaford Town 14-16, 13 Steyning Town 17-16, 14 Loxwood 14-15, 15 Oakwood 17-14, 16 LITTLE COMMON 16-13, 17 WESTFIELD 13-12, 18 Midhurst & Easebourne 15-10.