Town lift Veterans Cup

Eastbourne Town Veterans side have won the Sussex Veterans County Cup at Culver Road for the second year in a row, beating Rustington Veterans 5-4 on penalties after drawing 1-1 at full time.

Town took the lead 2 minutes into injury time in the first half when Greg Manton tapped in a corner. Town could of led by two goals but were denied when Danny Simmonds missed a penalty in the 57th minute. Twelve minutes later Rustington were awarded a penalty kick and was scored by Adam Bibb.

Town visit Culver road again next Wednesday for the Sussex RUR Cup final with Peacehaven & Telscombe, who won 1-0 against AFC Uckfield Town this evening.

Town team: Guzicki, Ducile, Barden, Simmonds, Denton, Cooper, Dicker, Holman, Sargent, Manton, Newnham-Reeve.
Subs: Browne, Myall, Ciupinski, Crowhurst, Wheatley