Burgess Hill Town beat Worthing in Boxing Day derby

Simon Wormull and Burgess Hill Town enjoyed the perfect Boxing Day as they picked up three vital points against Sussex rivals Worthing.

Gary Elphick scores the equaliser. Picture by Chris Neal
Gary Elphick scores the equaliser. Picture by Chris Neal

David Ajiboye gave Worthing the lead on 31 minutes before Burgess Hill hit back to go into the break 2-1 up.

Gary Elphick scored against his former side on 38 minutes before Aaron Smith-Joseph made it 2-1 in the 41st minute.

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Simon Wormull's men then held on in the second half to secure a vital win.

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WORTHING: Perntreou Parsons Crane Clarke Colbran Barker Ajiboye Aguiar Pearce Myles-Meekums Starkey; SUBS: Rents Budd Rance Ovenden Kealy