Pirates take first-day loot as West Sussex League returns

Nyetimber Pirates raided the Southwater defence to record a 6-1 victory as the West Sussex League's new season began.

Sunday, 2nd September 2018, 1:31 pm
Updated Monday, 3rd September 2018, 12:18 pm
Nyetimber Pirates line up for the new season / Picture by Roger Smith

The win, at Pagham FC, put the Pirates top of the premier division at the end of the first weekend of the campaign.

Also finding opening-day success in the division were Lavant. who won 3-1 at Angmering, and Unicorn, 4-0 winners at Henfield.

Stedham are the early leaders in the Championship south after a 4-1 win at East Dean, while Sompting and Worthing Borough also won their opening games.

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Nyetimber Pirates line up for the new season / Picture by Roger Smith