FA Cup and County League round-up (August 17)

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SHOREHAM Football Club are through to the preliminary round of the FA Cup, while a number of our other local clubs face midweek replays.

Mussels won 4-1 at Dorking on Saturday with goals from Rob O’Toole, Carl Dunk, John Buggy and Elliot Quant.

Lancing drew 1-1 at Cray Valley thanks to Connor Sidwell’s equaliser and will host the replay at Culver Road on Tuesday (7.45pm).

Worthing United drew 0-0 at Ashford United as Ryan Bradley had a last-minute penalty saved. United will entertain Ashford in a replay on Wednesday (7.45pm).

It was also scoreless as Arundel took on Rye United at Mill Road. The replay is on Tuesday, again at Arundel, with a 7.45pm start.

A hat-trick of 0-0 draws was complete as East Preston took on Crowborough at The Lashmar. The sides meet again on Tuesday (7.45pm).

Littlehampton host St Francis Rangers in their extra-preliminary round tie tomorrow (August 18, 3pm).

Storrington progressed in the John O’Hara Cup first round with a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win at home to Bexhill, following a 3-3 draw after extra-time.

Marcus Robertshaw, Guy Strudwick and Gary Elliott were on target for Swans.

Steyning Town scored three times in the last 20 minutes to win 3-2 at home to Loxwood in County League Division 2.

Adam Burton, Ashley Finch and Rob Clarke were the scorers.

Wick & Barnham went down 2-1 at home to Saltdean as Mark Pedrick was on target.

Rustington conceded twice in the last two minutes and lost 2-1 at Little Common. Steve Kirkham had given Blues a 36th-minute lead.

Full results - FA Cup, extra-preliminary round: Alton Town 3-1 Selsey; Arundel 0-0 Rye; Ashford United 0-0 Worthing United; Chichester City 1-8 Chessington & Hook; Cray Valley 1-1 Lancing; Dorking 1-4 Shoreham; East Preston 0-0 Crowborough; Greenwich Borough 2-2 Ringmer; Holmesdale 1-0 East Grinstead; Horsham YMCA 2-3 Hassocks; Lordswood 1-4 Eastbourne United; Molesey 8-1 Hailsham Town; Pagham 2-4 Tunbridge Wells; Raynes Park Vale 2-1 Lingfield.

John O’Hara Cup, 1st round: Oakwood 3-1 Seaford; Storrington 3-3 Bexhill aet (Storrington won 4-2 on pens).

2nd round: Newhaven 3-0 AFC Uckfield.

County League, Div 2: Broadbridge Heath 1-0 Westfield; Little Common 2-1 Rustington; Steyning Town 3-2 Loxwood; Wick & Barnham 1-2 Saltdean.