On The Whistle Report: Worthing 4 Leatherhead 0

Worthing cruise to all three points in a dominant display at home over Leatherhead. Goals from Reece Meekums and Danny Barker, either side of an Ollie Pearce brace were enough for the points.

Mens Full Time
  • Myles-Meekums (25')
  • Pearce (26', 40')
  • Barker (63')
Isthmian Premier Division Saturday 15th January, 2022

A resolute Leatherside side were eventually broken down by The Rebels 25’ minutes into proceedings. Pearce’s cross picked out Meekums with precision, who tucked the ball home with composure.

Just a matter of minutes later, Pearce doubled Worthing’s lead. James Beresford played his part, showing a great burst of pace before picking out The League’s top scorer, who fired home emphatically, at the front post.

The game was done and dusted by halftime, as Pearce headed home his 26th league goal of the season. Getting across the front post, he diverted Jesse Starkey’s corner home, ahead of the helpless Myles Bowman.

The Rebels were able to take their foot off the gas in the second half. However, in the 63rd minute Barker rounded off a neat team move, as his deflected effort nestled into the net.

Comfortable victory for The Mackerel Men over bottom of the league Leatherhead. The visitors had chances in the second half, however in the end Worthing held on with ease; claiming a routine victory.