YM held at home by Eastbourne United

Action Horsham YMCA v Eastbourne United on Saturday     Picture by Clive Turner
Action Horsham YMCA v Eastbourne United on Saturday Picture by Clive Turner
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After last week’s goal fest, Horsham YMCA failed to find their scoring boots in a 0-0 draw against Eastbourne United AFC on Saturday.

The hosts dominated an entertaining encounter for the majority of the 90 minutes and created the better chances, but could not find a way past United goalkeeper Russ Tanner.

Action Horsham YMCA v Eastbourne United on Saturday

Action Horsham YMCA v Eastbourne United on Saturday

YM manager Peter Buckland commented: “I thought first and foremost that the game was an absolutely brilliant advert for County League Division 1 football. The quality of the game was superb.

“It’s an old cliché, but I would have gladly swapped one of our eleven goals last week for a goal today. We dominated possession and created the most chances, but when you are pressing a game at home you might get caught out at the back, which nearly happened a couple of times.

“I seriously consider it two points dropped rather than a point gained, but I think they (Eastbourne) will consider it as a point gained away from home.”

Full report in this week’s paper.