Preview: Worthing vs East Thurrock United

Worthing Football Club return to Pitching In Isthmian Premier Division action with a home match against East Thurrock United at The Crucial Environmental Stadium.

Mens Full Time
3
Worthing
  • Pearce (31')
  • Young (45')
  • Racine (58')
2
East Thurrock Utd
  • Ashman (15')
  • Ditkevicius (41')
Isthmian Premier Division Saturday 11th September, 2021

The fixture comes after the Reds’ exit from the FA Cup in midweek, losing 3-1 to Corinthian-Casuals in a first qualifying round replay in Surrey on Tuesday evening.

Meanwhile, visitors East Thurrock were on the winning end of the same scoreline, beating Cambridge City to progress to the second qualifying round.

After four games each, Worthing find themselves in 10th place prior to kick off having won and drawn two, while The Rocks currently occupy 14th place in the league with a point less.

Recent Meetings

The most recent meeting between the two sides came in the short-lived 2020-21 campaign last October:

Despite going down to 10 men due to a red card given to Cameron Tutt in the first half, Worthing ran out 3-1 thanks to goals from Joel Colbran, Mo Diallo and Omar Koroma on a rainy afternoon at Rookery Hill.

Team News

Jasper Pattenden, who didn’t feature on Tuesday night due to a slight tweak on the outside of his knee which could see him out for the rest of the month. Still to soon to see a return for Joel Colbran or Cam Tutt but Hinsh hopes to see them back involved towards to end of September. Dayshonne Golding struggling with his hamstrings after the first consecutive Saturday, Tuesday games in a while.

Supporter Information

Please note parking at Worthing High School is no longer available, however the limited spaces at the Queen Street car park remain in use.

Woodside Bar will be showing live coverage of both SkySportsPL games tomorrow, before and after our match against East Thurrock.

12.30pm: Crystal Palace vs Tottenham
17.30pm: Chelsea vs Aston Villa

Tickets are still available to purchase in advance online or on the day. The turnstiles will be accepting cash and card payments.

Admission is £12 for adults, £8 for concessions, £3 for 13-16 year-old, £1 for 6-12 year-old while those under 6 are free.

How to Follow

If you can’t make the game you can follow the game via the club’s Twitter account, or through live commentary provided at rebelyell.live.