Roffey continue to close in with Alfold win, but derby’s called-off

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Roffey v Alfold 16-04-16 Pic Steve Robards SR1610911 SUS-160418-133047001

Roffey completed a 5-1 victory at home to local rivals Alfold on Saturday as Devon Fender added to his impressive goal tally.

Dan Dunster fired the home side ahead in the first minute and Gavin Fowler doubled their lead just three minutes later. Alfold did pull a goal back through Dan Hallet midway through the half, but Fender went on to net twice in three minutes.

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Roffey v Alfold 16-04-16 Pic Steve Robards SR1610884 SUS-160418-132926001

Jack Munday completed the scoring in the second half with a 90th-minute strike.

The result keeps Roffey third, six points behind new leaders AFC Varndeanians with a game in hand.

They have a game in hand over the side that displaced Cowfold from top spot, with their 4-0 victory at Clymping on Tuesday night. The two sides meet at Bartholomew way on Saturday.

Roffey then face Ifield Galaxy on Tuesday night, before ending their season on May 10 away to Billingshurst, who are ten points off the top with three games in hand.

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The Roffey derby at AFC Roffey Club on Tuesday night was called off as the home club could not raise a team.

Alfold lost 3-1 at Ifield Galaxy on Tuesday. They sit 12th in the table, level on 22 points with third-from-bottom Galaxy and Clymping.

They have two games remaining - Rottingdean Village on Saturday and Hurstpierpoint a week Tuesday.

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