Bexhill keen to seize last chance for cup success

Bexhill United midfielder Wayne Giles closes down a Seaford Town opponent during the recent league meeting between the clubs
Bexhill United midfielder Wayne Giles closes down a Seaford Town opponent during the recent league meeting between the clubs
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Bexhill United's footballers will be keen to make the most of their last chance of cup success this season.

The Pirates will travel to Seaford Town in round two of the Macron Store Southern Combination Football League Division One Challenge Cup tonight (Tuesday) - the last knockout competition they are still involved in.

Bexhill will also be keen to regain some form having lost three and drawn one of their last four matches in all competitions, the latest of which was a 2-0 reverse at home to East Preston in the league on Saturday.

In fact, Bexhill have won only one of their most recent eight games in all competitions, a sequence which includes a goalless draw at home to Seaford in the league on September 27.

Bexhill are eighth in the league with 18 points from 13 fixtures, five places and six points above tonight's opponents. Seaford are in good form, however, having scored eight goals in winning their last two matches, five of them against league leaders Saltdean United in the previous round last Tuesday.

Kick-off at The Crouch is 7.30pm and the winners will be away to Langney Wanderers, conquerors of Bexhill's neighbours Little Common, in the quarter-finals.

More action from the goalless draw between Bexhill and Seaford at The Polegrove last month.

More action from the goalless draw between Bexhill and Seaford at The Polegrove last month.

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