County League round-up (Tuesday, April 8)

LANCING Football Club picked up a crucial 2-1 away win to move out of the County League Division 1 relegation zone on Tuesday night.


The visitors took the lead in the 67th minute when Arundel failed to clear a corner and Ollie Davis’ shot was deflected in by Owen Callaghan.

Two minutes later, Arundel were level as Josh Biggs’ corner was finished by Scott Tipper at the near post

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Lancers got the winner on 85 minutes when Lloyd Walker was adjudged to have handled a Callaghan cross and Will Conway netted from the penalty spot.

Worthing United meanwhile suffered an 8-0 hammering away at East Grinstead.

In Division 2, Steyning Town went down to a second successive defeat when they lost 2-1 away to Oakwood.

Goals from Liam Cox and Darren Tidey put Oakwood two ahead, before Rob Clark got a goal back on the hour mark.

Mile Oak secured a comfortable 5-0 win over Saltdean thanks to goal from Jamie Watts (two), Andy McDowell, Mark O’Regan and Stuart Garrod.

In the Division 3 Cup, Ferring booked a spot in the final with a fine 5-1 victory over Ifield.

Liam Da Costa hit a hat-trick and Josey Stakim a brace as Ferring eased through.