Fantastic Furngate Under-Nines win league cup at first attempt

Furngate U9s
Furngate U9s


Furngate Youth won their first ever trophy when they lifted the Mid Sussex League Cup in Hassocks.

They qualified for the final by finishing top of their group.

They won eight games and drew four, scoring 17 goals and only conceding two.

Proud manager Steve Cordingley and coach Colin Howarth said: “They work hard in training every week and are so happy they finally had a chance to win a trophy as the league is played as non-competitive.”

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Crawley Wasps maintained their lead at the top of table with a remarkable 18-0 thrashing of Cuckfield on their own pitch.

In their best display of the season so far, every Wasps player started quickly as they totally dominated possession.

They played some stunning football throughout the team.

Topscorer Libby Stannard scored eight, Macy Watts grabbed a hat-trick, Chloe Wallage scored two, Yasmin Church one and Amy Perry scored four, one of which was a contender for goal of the season.

Players of the Match: Josie Stannard and Macy Watts


Three Bridges beat Rushmoor Saints with a 3-2 win despite only having the minimum 11 players needed.

Having gone 2-0 behind after eight minutes, they fought back to win with goals from Younis Ainine, Charlie Fordham and Harry Charman.

A strong Crawley United team inflicted a heavy 10-1 defeat on the Mid Sussex Black.

The only goal being scored by Rajazakir Khan.

In the Mid Sussex League Bridges suffered a 4-1 defeat by bottom team Hassocks Juniors who gained their first victory and points of the season.


Bridges lost to ASC Strikers 2-0 as they are still looking for their first win and points of the season.