In-form Oak hit four in victory at Steyning

Jamie Watts was on target for Mile Oak at Steyning on Tuesday
Jamie Watts was on target for Mile Oak at Steyning on Tuesday

Mile Oak Football Club continued their outstanding form with a 4-1 victory away to Steyning Town on Tuesday.

The win was Oak’s ninth in ten unbeaten matches and they remain fifth in Southern Combination League Division 1 but are now just six points behind third-placed Storrington, with three games in hand.

Town made a bright start but Oak went ahead against the run of play on nine minutes when Eric Wedge-Bull was fouled in the penalty area and Nick Lansdale scored from the spot.

Danny Curd swept home the second from a corner on 26 minutes, before Curd set up Jamie Watts to make it 3-0 on 53 minutes.

Jack Arnold got Oak’s fourth on the hour, before Steyning got a goal back through Lewis Levoi’s penalty 15 minutes later. Levoi then blasted another spot-kick over late on.

Oak boss Anthony Whittington said: “The first half was fairly even but we got our goals at good times. We were camped in their half at the start of the second half and deserved our 4-0 lead.”

MILE OAK: Stenning; Lansdale, Pollard, Whiting, Hall; Watts, Garrod, Gould, Arnold; Wedge-Bull, Curd. Subs: French (Garrod 65), Seltzer (Watts 70), Gillingham (Gould 75), Harley.

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