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Mackerels clash with U’s In all Sussex affair

Worthing Football Club take a break from BetVictor Premier Division action this weekend - in the form of a trip to Hastings United in the FA Cup First Qualifying Round at The Pilot Field.

Hastings United
  • Beale (6')
  • Dixon (32')
  • Ajakaiye (79')
3
Worthing
  • Myles-Meekums (10')
  • Barker (23')
  • Ayoola (90')
3
Sat 7 Sep, 2019 FA Cup

The Mackerels are on a run of two wins in a row with two clean sheets, having most recently beaten Margate 2-0 in Kent last weekend.

They also managed to reach the fourth qualifying round of the competition last season, before Ebbsfleet United of the National League denied them what would have been a place in the first round proper for the first time in 20 years.

Meanwhile the U’s, made up of a team which includes former Worthing front man Ben Pope, are currently unbeaten in their BetVictor South East league campaign, having also beaten Broadbridge Heath 2-1 in the FA Cup Preliminary round to set the tie up at The Pilot Field tomorrow – thanks to a brace from Pope.

The last time the two sides met in December 2015 in the Sussex County Cup third round, where Lloyd Dawes scored twice to give Worthing a 2-0 win at Woodside Road.