Brotherton freekick helps Peacehaven to a crucial 4-3 victory

Jamie Brotherton
Jamie Brotherton
  • Brotherton’s 25-yard special opens the scoring
  • East Thurrock defeated despite Higgins hat-trick Struggling VCD next up for Peacehaven

Peacehaven and Telescombe took a giant step towards Ryman Premier League safety thanks to cracking 4-3 triumph against East Thurrock on Sunday.

Tony Coade’s side moved up to 15th in the table, 10 points clear of the drop zone with nine games remaining.

Jamie Brotherton opened the scoring at the Sports Park with a cracking free kick from 25-yards that flew into the top corner.

Maxime Angoly made it 2-0 before Wilfred Grimauld added a third.

Sam Higgins led the charge for the visitors with a superb hat-trick but Tom Burton ensured the win with a 65th minute strike.

Peacehaven are back in league action on Saturday as they travel to league strugglers VCD athletic.

Tony Coade’s side moved up to 15th in the table, 10 points clear of the drop zone with nine games remaining