Centenary Cup
Lavant 2 Cowfold 3

Premiership Cowfold got off to a thunderous start in this Centenary Cup second round game as striker, Tim Martin put them 2-0 up with goals on 6 and 10 minutes.The homeside were mentally still in the dressing room but showed tremendous character to fight back from such a set back.

Dave Kennard on the ball LFCvsCowfold CentenaryCup

Dave Kennard first to the ball

Dave Knight forced a fingertip save from Cowfold ‘keeper, James Fisher and Ben Evans headed just over before teammate Dave Kennard headed Lavant back into the game 11 minutess from the interval.

Joe Perry on the ball LFC vs Cowfold

Joe Perry wins the ball

Lavant continued to force the pace of the game after the restart and deserved their equaliser when Evans finished off a delightful move in the 78th minutes.

Ben Evans Goal LFC vs Cowfold

Ben Even delicate chip past the keeper from Ross Line’s cross

The Chichester side’s inexperience let Cowfold restore their lead only 2 minutes later as Luke Tarrant darted between two Lavant defenders to ensure Cowfold’s progress to the next round.

Dave Knight aerial Battle LFC vs Cowfold

Dave Knight’s aerial battle up front

Team: C.Bowles, T.Shepppard, B.Thomas, M.Hine, G.Ockwell, M.Neville, B.Evans, D.Kennard, J.Perry , D.Knight, T.Parker. Subs: M.Price, R.Lines, C.Coe. Linesman D.Morris.

Saturday’s Results

17th October

Centenary Cup: Second round:
Ambassadors 2, Whyke Utd 1
Angmering 5, Newdigate 0
Capel 4, Ockley 1
Lavant 2, Cowfold 3
Predators 3, Partridge Green 5
The Ship 1, Hunston CC 5
West Chiltington 3, Fishbourne 2
Wittering Utd 7, Square Deal FC 2.

Bareham Trophy:
First round: Fishbourne II 4, Angmering II 1.

Division 1:
Henfield 1, Ashington Rovers 5
Watersfield 0, Faygate Utd 1.

Division 4 South:
Milland 1. Lodsworth II 3
Tangmere 2, Selsey FC A 1
Yapton II 10, Coal Exchange 1.