COACH Chris Weller was sent off as high-flying Horley Town crashed at revived Westfield in the Combined Counties League Premier Division at Woking Park on Tuesday.
Weller was ordered from the visitors' dug out by referee Nicholas Brown after 84 minutes as tempers boiled over.
The Clarets claimed that they were on the wrong end of too many decisions and cautions on a frustrating night for Anthony Jupp's side. Read more: Clarets’ coach Weller is sent off as Horley hit problems on the road
TWO Premier League clubs and one Championship promotion chasers watching Horley Town would have been about as unthinkable not so long ago as unfashionable Leicester City winning the top flight title.
But times are a changing in football and Clarets’ manager Anthony Jupp was an understandably proud man after Saturday’s remarkable revival to salvage a late draw at 10 men champions elect Hartley Wintney at The Memorial Ground, despite fielding such a young visiting side and naming only three substitutes who were all used effectively.Read more: Horley win deserved draw against likely league champions
LIKE a classy cricketer lifting his bat aloft to celebrate his half-century, Ashley Nadesan bagged another brilliant brace to topple second-placed Ashford Town (Middlesex) in a pulsating clash at The New Defence on Saturday.
Appropriately, Nadesan, watched by Brighton & Hove Albion and Colchester United, among his ever growing list of professional clubs’ admirers, reached 50 goals this season as classy Clarets seriously dented their high-flying visitors’ title and promotion ambitions following a frantic and controversial finish.Read more: Nadesan hits 50 - and this isn't cricket!
IF aspiring heavyweights Horley Town really do have ambitions to become future champions they must climb back off the canvas after being floored by two knockout punches during this dismal defeat at Wibbandune Sports Ground on Saturday.
Their lack of squad strength was exposed ruthlessly, with manager Anthony Jupp and first team coach Matt Chapman having to name themselves as unused substitutes to complete a patched up travelling party which looked distinctly that – patched up.Read more: Horley struggle with patched up squad