PICTURE SPECIAL: Sids beat Pirates in cup

Sidlesham just got the better of Nyetimber Pirates as two different leagues collided in the Sussex Intermediate Cup.

Sunday, 15th January 2017, 7:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th June 2018, 6:45 pm
Sids, in yellow, try to keep the Pirates at bay / Picture by Roger Smith

The SCFL division-two hosts edged out the Pirates - who had not lost since last season - thanks to two goals by Callum Dowdell.

Photographer Roger Smith was there to capture the action and you can see his photos in the gallery above.

Elsewhere in the cup, Bosham beat AFC Varndeanians Reserves 5-1.

Sids, in yellow, try to keep the Pirates at bay / Picture by Roger Smith

In the SCFL, Chichester City moved within five points of premier-division leaders Shoreham while Pagham had an excellent 1-0 win at Newhaven.

In division one, Midhurst drew 2-2 at Southwick but Selsey lost 5-1 at home to Lingfield.

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