Midhurst and Easebourne vs Newhaven
Saturday 15th December, Division Two, Rotherfield, 1.30pm kick off
Newhaven and Midhurst meet for the second time this season as the Dockers travel to the Rotherfield on Saturday. The first meeting between the sides, at the end of October, saw seven first half goals as Newhaven ran out 5-2 winners thanks to goals from Richie Watton, Naim Rouane, Lee Robinson (2) and Ebou Jallow. Gary Norgate and Luke Sheldrick replied for the visitors. Midhurst currently lie 10th in Division Two with a record of four wins, six draws and four defeats from their 14 games. Their most recent result was a 2-5 home defeat against Storrington, although that was their first game in three weeks. Newhaven come in to the game on the back of a 4-1 win at Southwick and four points clear at the top of Division Two.
Driving instructions to the Rotherfield can be found here.
Newhaven Reserves vs Rye United Reserves
Saturday 15th December, Reserve Cup, Fort Road, 3pm kick off
Newhaven Reserves are looking for an upturn in fortunes as they welcome Rye United to Fort Road in the 2nd Round of the Reserve Cup. The Dockers have lost their last three games in all competitions and will face tough opposition in Rye, who currently sit third in the Reserve Section Premier Division. Rye lost their last outing as they went down 1-5 at home against East Preston. The Dockers’ last game was a 0-2 home defeat against Shoreham but they will be looking to progress in a cup they got to the semi-final of last season. It is their last game of 2012 and their record in the calendar year reads 11 wins, 4 draws and 10 defeats.
Little Common Youth vs Newhaven Youth
Sunday 16th December, Youth East, Little Common Rec, 11am kick off
Newhaven Under 18’s travel to the only unbeaten team in Sussex County Youth East Division, Little Common, on Sunday morning. Common have won six and drawn two of their eight games but are yet to taste defeat. The Dockers, however, are one of the two teams to have held them, and remain the only team to have stopped them from scoring, in a 0-0 draw at Fort Road at the beginning of September. Common’s last game was a 3-3 draw with Seaford Town, in which they needed an injury time equaliser to maintain the unbeaten record. Newhaven’s confidence is high after recording back to back wins for the first time. A comfortable 6-0 win against bottom side Sidley was followed by a not-so-comfortable 2-1 away win at Crowborough. This is also their final game of the year and have a record, so far, of 8 wins, 3 draws and 9 defeats.
Driving instructions to Little Common Rec can be found here.