Hampstead & Westminster suffer league defeat but triumph in National Cup

Neil Hamilton struck twice in a 5-2 win over Brighton & Hove. Pic: Mark Clews

Neil Hamilton struck twice in a 5-2 win over Brighton & Hove. Pic: Mark Clews - Credit: Archant

Hampstead & Westminster’s men suffered a second successive league defeat in the Premier Division – but they bounced back to progress in the National Cup.

Hampstead lost 4-1 away at East Grinstead on Saturday, with Neil Hamilton scoring their goal.

However, they had an immediate chance to respond the following day and they beat Brighton & Hove 5-2 after strikes from Alex Jakeman, Oliver Didham and Stu Loughery, plus a brace from Hamilton.