Newhaven vs Oakwood
Saturday 24th November, Fort Road, 3pm kick off
Newhaven take on Oakwood, on Saturday afternoon, just three weeks after the sides met at Tinsley Lane. The Dockers won 5-1 that day with the highlight being a first-half Mark Probert hat-trick. Ebou Jallow and Lee Robinson also scored for Newhaven and Dave Neathey got the host’s consolation from the penalty spot. Since then Newhaven have won all three of their games – a 4-1 win at Rustington in the Division Two Cup, a last minute 3-2 win at Westfield in the league and most recently, and impressively, a 1-0 win against Division One side Lancing in the RUR Charity Cup. As for Oakwood, they have lost one and drawn two of their last three games. A 3-1 defeat to Littlehampton was followed by two 1-1 draws against Storrington and unbeaten Bexhill United.
Seaford Town Reserves vs Newhaven Reserves
Saturday 24th November, The Crouch, 3pm kick off
Newhaven Reserves travel the short distance to the Crouch, on Saturday, to take on local rivals Seaford Town. Two points currently separate the sides in Reserve Section East, although the Dockers have four games in hand on Saturday’s hosts. Newhaven enter the game on the back of some rather inconsistent form – their last six games, in all competitions, reads WLWLWL. The last of those six games was an extra-time defeat against Southwick in the Vernon Wentworth Cup. Seaford are unbeaten in three games – 1-1 draws against Little Common and Haywards Heath were preceded by a 3-1 home win against AFC Uckfield.
Newhaven Youth vs Sidley United Youth
Sunday 25th November, Fort Road, 11am kick off
Newhaven Under 18s are back in action after a week off from competitive football. That week, however, was used constructively, with a friendly at Haywards Heath. The Dockers are looking to bring to an end a run of six games without a win, the last of which was a 4-2 defeat at Eastbourne United. Sunday’s opponents have struggled so far this season – losing all seven of their league games so far and conceding 26 goals in just the last three. Sidley’s last game was also against Eastbourne United, but they lost 9-0 to the team that currently sit second in Youth East.