Search

Hornchurch in five-star show

PUBLISHED: 08:33 13 March 2014 | UPDATED: 08:33 13 March 2014

Hornchurch players celebrate a Stefan Payne goal (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS)

Hornchurch players celebrate a Stefan Payne goal (pic: Gavin Ellis/TGS)

Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football League

Ryman Premier: Lewes 1 Hornchurch 5

Hornchurch gave their promotion push a big shot in the arm with a five-star show in Sussex last night.

Having beaten Thamesmead at Bridge Avenue on Saturday, Uchins travelled to the Dripping Pan looking to maintain their winning form.

And they never looked back after taking a third-minute lead through Tambeson Eyong.

Carl Rook touched the ball through to Eyong, who fired home a superb left-footed drive to lift the visitors and they doubled their lead on the quarter-hour mark when Eyong was pulled down in the box and George Purcell converted the spot-kick.

Urchins went 3-0 up on 27 minutes when Purcell turned provider, breaking clear and teeing up strike partner Stefan Payne to slot past Rikki Banks.

Inigo Echepare denied the hosts a reply before the break with a fine save, as Luke Blewden headed over.

But Lewes found the net on 53 minutes through Blewden and enjoyed a spell of pressure, testing the Hornchurch defence.

Urchins restored their three-goal cushion when Joey May’s perfect pass allowed Payne to fire across Banks for his second goal of the night on the hour.

And they went 5-1 up on 77 minutes when Purcell pounced on a mistake in the Lewes defence and thumped his shot past Banks.

Urchins travel to Kingstonian on Saturday, before hosting Cray next Tuesday.

Hornchurch: Echepare, Rainford, starkey, Styles, Hayles, Curley, Eyong, May, Payne (Coyne 76), Purcell (Bremner 81), Rook. Unused subs: Lechmere, Folkes.

0 comments

Latest Romford Sports News

Yesterday, 20:49

Oxford City Stars 1 London Raiders 7 (Raiders win 11-3 aggregate)

Yesterday, 09:57

Hornchurch 2 Norwich United 0

Yesterday, 08:22

Romford 1 Bury Town 0

Saturday, March 25, 2017

London Raiders 4 Oxford City Stars 2

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Daggers coach acknowledges National League game was not one for the purists, but delighted with all three points

Saturday, March 25, 2017

National League: Dagenham & Redbridge 1 (Raymond 83) York City 0

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Daggers could make as many as five alterations this weekend

Friday, March 24, 2017

Forward excited for National League play-offs

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now