AN ill wind blew high-flying Horley Town no good at The New Defence on Saturday, being sent off course dramatically.
In form FA Vase quarter-finalists Camberley Town, boasting the best defensive record in the Combined Counties League Premier Division, exacted revenge for their 5-0 opening day of the season defeat at Krooner Park.
Clarets’ manager Anthony Jupp admitted afterwards: "I thought that we did reasonably well in the first half with the better chances in very windy conditions.
"Their goalkeeper Craig Bradshaw made a good save from Ashley Nadesan’s penalty, and I thought that it should have been a red card for deliberate handball by their player Bobby Dormer who was only booked by referee Peter Georgiou. Then, to make matters worse Richard Wetton also missed the follow up.Read more: Town fail to complete double over high flying Camberley
HAPPY Horley Town boss Anthony Jupp revealed this week that the Clarets had rejected a seven-day approach for star striker Leyton Regan.
Former Redhill marksman Regan was the subject of an official offer from Southern Counties East League club Crowborough AFC.
However, talented youngster Regan has pledged his loyalty to The New Defence club.
Clarets' legend Jupp admitted: "We were made a firm bid for Leyton but I am delighted to say that he has decided to stay put with us as a contract player."Read more: Regan's loyalty rewarded with straightforward win for Clarets
MISSING midfield maestros could not prevent Horley Town from bouncing back to winning ways and sixth spot in the table at The New Defence on Saturday.
James Clarke was unavailable, while Ben Herdman was reduced to the role of spectator following a suspected cracked rib which was suffered in the previous Saturday’s hard-earned 1-1 draw at Guildford City.Read more: Clarets get controlled win despite missing midfielders
TOP scorer Ashley Nadesan is set to be unleashed on hapless rock bottom Cove when they visit The New Defence on Saturday.
Horley Town manager Anthony Jupp admitted after his seventh-placed players made hard work of earning a draw at The Spectrum last Saturday that youth product Nadesan would be set to spearhead The Clarets' assault this weekend, bidding to return to winning ways, followed by the visit of Chertsey Town next Tuesday to The New Defence for another important league game.Read more: Late goal and bad pitch deny Clarets win