Local derby in senior cup

Little Common and Bexhill United get to grips with each other in the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup back in August. Picture courtesy Paul Field

Little Common and Bexhill United get to grips with each other in the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup back in August. Picture courtesy Paul Field

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Little Common and Bexhill United will face each other in a county knockout football competition for the second time this season.

The crosstown rivals will go head-to-head at the Recreation Ground in round two of the Parafix Sussex Senior Challenge Cup early next month.

Macron Store Sussex County Football League Division Two sides Common and Bexhill also locked horns in the Peter Bentley Challenge Cup back in August when Common won 4-3 in a seven-goal thriller.

The draw - which was broadcast by BBC Sussex yesterday (Saturday) and on Twitter - also handed Ryman Football League Division One South side Hastings United a trip to Sussex Division Two outfit AFC Uckfield Town. Fixtures to be played on or before Wednesday November 12.

Full draw: LITTLE COMMON v BEXHILL UNITED; Crawley Town v St Francis Rangers; Steyning Town Community v Hailsham Town; Bognor Regis Town v Rustington; Eastbourne Borough v Newhaven; Lewes v Brighton & Hove Albion; Storrington or Wick & Barnham United v Whitehawk; Horsham YMCA v Eastbourne Town; Crawley Down Gatwick v East Grinstead Town; AFC Uckfield Town v HASTINGS UNITED; East Preston v Chichester City; Loxwood v Pagham; Eastbourne United Association v Crowborough Athletic; Three Bridges v Mile Oak; Horsham v Worthing; Burgess Hill Town v Peacehaven & Telscombe.