05/12/16 - Gault strikes late to earn Robins point
An 89th minute goal from
Phil Gault earned Hassocks a point in a 1-1 draw against
10 man Broadbridge Heath on Saturday. Tim Martin had
given the Bears the lead on 16 minutes before Piers
McDermott was sent off on the stroke of half time. On
Sunday, the youth team maintained their unbeaten league
record with a 3-0 over St Francis Rangers thanks to
goals from Matt Denyer, Danny Austin and an OG. The
veterans were 2-0 winners against Ringmer with Paul
Armstrong netting a brace. On Thursday the under 21s are
home to AFC Uckfield Town with a 7.45pm kick off.
01/12/16 - Westlake named Carnabys Player of the Month
Lewis Westlake has been
voted Hassocks' Carnabys Player of the Month for
November. The central midfielder put in a string of
excellent performances after establishing himself in the
first team following a good run of form in the under 21s
and ended up claiming 49% of the vote. That was enough
to see him hold off the challenge of second placed
Ashley Marsh who passed the 500 game mark for the club
in November and brother James Westlake who finished
third. Fourth spot went to Jordan Badger.
28/11/16 - Hassocks edge 10 goal thriller at Crawley
There was a 10 goal thriller
at the Haven on Saturday as Hassocks ran out 6-4 winners
over Crawley Down Gatwick. Both Nathan Miles and Jordan
Badger netted braces for the Robins who also had Phil
Gault and James Westlake on target. The under 21s went
down 2-1 to Crowborough Athletic in the Intermediate Cup
with Liam Benson scoring and on Sunday the youth team
won 3-1 at Steyning Town and the veterans 6-1 away at
Worthing Town. This Saturday we welcome Broadbridge
Heath with a 3pm kick off. On Sunday, the youth team are
home to St Francis.
25/11/16 - Robins become first team to take point off
Hassocks Under 21s become
the first team to take a point off Eastbourne Town this
season in a 1-1 draw at the Beacon last night. Both
teams ended the game with nine men despite it being
played in good spirit from start to finish with Stuart
Faith and Jack Wilkins seeing red for the Robins. Liam
Benson continued his excellent run of form with the
goal. This Saturday we travel to Crawley Down Gatwick in
the league while the under 21s host Crowborough Athletic
in the Intermediate Cup. On Sunday, the youth team are
at Steyning Town and the veterans at Worthing Town.
23/11/16 - Nine man Robins downed by Lancers
In a seven goal thriller at
Culver Road last night, Hassocks were on the wrong end
of a 4-3 defeat against Lancing. Liam Benson had given
Hassocks the lead only to see Mike Williamson equalise
within a minute. Tom Caplin ensured the hosts went into
half time ahead before James Westlake level things up.
Red cards to Michael Death and Ashley Marsh didn't help
the Hassocks cause as Lancing added two more with Phil
Gault netting the Robins third late on. On Thursday
night, the under 21s host league leaders Eastbourne
Town. Kick off is 7.45pm at the Beacon.
22/11/16 - Second defeat as under 21s go down at Dockers
Hassocks Under 21s suffered
only their second league defeat of the season as they
went down 4-2 against second placed Newhaven. The goals
came from Joe Russell (pictured) with his second of the
campaign and a first of the season from Luke Manley.
Tonight the first team are in Premier Division action,
playing their rearranged game at Lancing which was moved
due to the Lancers involvement in the last round of the
FA Vase. Kick off is at the slightly earlier time of
7.30pm at Culver Road.
21/11/16 - Death double defeats Arundel
Michael Death scored twice
for Hassocks on Saturday as they ran out 2-0 winners
over Arundel. The first was a quite brilliant finish
from a Jamie Hillwood cross midway through the first
half with the second coming 10 minutes from time with a
header from a Nathan Miles centre. Both of Sunday's
scheduled games at the Beacon were called off with the
youth teams match with St Francis Rangers and the
veterans game with Ringmer falling foul to Saturday
nights rain. Tonight, the under 21s are due to travel to
14/11/16 - Weekend washout for Hassocks
For the first time this
season, there was no football played for any Hassocks
side as the deluge of rain waterlogged the Beacon pitch.
That meant that Saturday's under 21 game with
Crowborough Athletic was postponed with the youth teams
Sunday trip to Broadbridge Heath also being called off.
This Saturday we welcome Arundel with a 3pm kick off.
Anybody with a Brighton season ticket can join us for
that game for half price entry. On Sunday, the youth
team are also at home to local rivals St Francis Rangers
with an 11am start.
07/11/16 - Impressive Pagham saunter to win
Hassocks were well beaten
3-0 on Saturday by title challenging Pagham at the
Beacon. Goals from Joe Shelley, Kieron Pamment and Scott
Murfin secured the win and the scoreline could've been a
lot worse were it now for three excellent saves from
James Broadbent. On Sunday the youth team ran out 6-2
winners over Haywards Heath Town with Joe Kennett
scoring the pick of the goals from 35 yards. This
Saturday the under 21s host Crowborough Athletic in the
Sussex Intermediate Cup at 3pm and on Sunday the youth
team travel to Broadbridge Heath.
05/11/16 - Joint award for Carnabys Player of the Month
For the first time, the
Carnabys Player of the Month award has been shared with
Luke Akehurst and Josh Hawkes tying on 37% of the vote
in October. Both were in fine form as Hassocks bounced
back from losing every game in September to record four
wins, one draw and two defeats in October. Nathan Miles'
four goals in the month was enough to secure him second
spot with 15% of the vote while just behind him came
Harry Mills who made the right back position his own
which was enough to secure him 11% in fourth.