VIDEO: Arundel let lead slip to Rye

ARUNDEL Football Club suffered late heartbreak as Rye struck two late goals to pinch a point in a dramatic climax at Mill Road on Saturday.

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Sussex Division Football. Arundel FC V Rye. Action from the match.
L49173H13-FootballArundel Sussex Division Football. Arundel FC V Rye. Action from the match.

Mullets led 2-0 with just two minutes remaining through second-half goals from Russ Hardwell and Scott Tipper, but conceded a contested 89th-minute penalty, before Rye rescued a point deep into injury-time.

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Arundel manager Simon Butler admitted throwing away two points was “absolutely gutting” and felt the turning point came with 15 minutes left after an unsavoury incident.

Full report, plenty of reaction and pictures in this week’s paper.

L49173H13-FootballArundel Sussex Division Football. Arundel FC V Rye. Action from the match.