Town edge five-goal thriller to beat Swans
Steyning Town Football Club edged a five-goal thriller to beat local rivals Storrington 3-2 on Tuesday evening.
Craig Knowles bagged a brace, while Lewis Levoi also netted as Town led 2-0 and then 3-1 in the first half.
Swans twice gave themselves some hope with Matt Searle striking on 35 minutes, before Sean Culley netted 25 minutes from time but Steyning held on.
Town boss Alan Skipper felt it was a typical derby and he was delighted his side got the win.
He said: “It was a massive three points and all the sweeter against our rivals.
“We are starting to look more consistent with our performances now, and this was a typical end-to-end derby.”
Town made a great start with Knowles netting on 20 minutes, before Levoi made it 2-0 nine minutes later.
Searle gave Swans hope with a goal ten minutes before the break but Knowles got his second to make it 3-1 60 seconds later. Culley got one back 25 minutes from time but Town held on.
STEYNING TOWN: Rose; Hare, Dodd, Finch, Al-Samarie; Knowles, S.Skipper, Wadey, Clark; Levoi, Garnham. Subs: Smart, Sharpe, Early, Pickup.
Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.
Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.
1) Make our website your homepage at www.shorehamherald.co.uk/
2) Like our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ShorehamHerald
3) Follow us on Twitter @Shoreham_Herald
4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.
And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!
The Shoreham Herald - always the first with your local news.
Be part of it.