Chichester having a Wild time under Rutherford

Action from Chichester's win over Horsham / Picture by Steve Robards
Action from Chichester's win over Horsham / Picture by Steve Robards
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Chichester City beat Horsham YMCA for the second time in just over a month – 3-0 this time – as they picked up their sixth straight win.

In a wind-affected Southern Combination premier match, Horsham created the best chance in the early stages when Sam Schaff cut inside and had an effort goal, but Dave Hook produced a brilliant save, high to his left, to deny the YMCA player.

Chichester found their rhythm and went ahead when Jimmy Wild showed good composure to put the ball in the back of the net.

Not long after he had his second when he was put through one-on-one with the keeper and he coolly slotted home.

Any hope Horsham had of rescuing the game were dashed two minutes after half-time as Dan Hegarty, who has been in fine form this season, scored from close range, giving Chichester an unassailable 3-0 lead.

The win consolidates Chi’s position of eighth in the table and they will be looking to continue their unbeaten run going into the Christmas period.

The win consolidates Chi’s position of eighth in the table and they will be looking to continue their unbeaten going into the Christmas period.

City host Hailsham at Oaklands Park this Saturday.

ANDREW JOLLY

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