Monday 20th August

SCEFL First Division

Lewisham Borough v SC Thamesmead

A first home game of the season for Lewisham Borough as they welcome SC Thamesmead to the Ladywell Arena tonight. The hosts have won 1 of their 3 games so far so will be hoping that they are helped by the home advantage. Their games so far have averaged six goals each so entertainment is always assured from them. SC Thamesmead have claimed victory from 2 out of their 3 games and a third win here would see them move in to the top three. On Saturday they came out best in a 7 goal thriller with Snodland giving another pointer to tonights game being a high scoring affair.

Tuesday 21st August

Premier Division

Corinthian v Rusthall

Fisher v Erith Town

Glebe v Beckenham Town

Punjab United v Chatham Town

Sheppey United v Deal Town

First Division

Kent Football United v Erith & Belvedere

Wednesday 22nd August

Premier Division

Cray Valley v Tunbridge Wells

Croydon v AFC Croydon

Hollands & Blair v Lordswood

K Sports v Crowborough Athletic

First Division

Rochester United v Snodland Town

Saturday 18th August

Premier Division

Beckenham Town 2-1 Sheppey United
Canterbury City 1-0 Punjab United
Chatham Town 2-0 Glebe
Corinthian 1-1 K Sports
Crowborough Athletic 1-4 Fisher
Croydon 2-3 Hollands & Blair
Deal Town 3-0 Rusthall
Erith Town 3-1 Bearsted
Lordswood 3-5 Cray Valley
Tunbridge Wells 0-1 AFC Croydon


Photo: Paul Vines fires table-topping Chatham Town to victory at home to Glebe - Credit: Steve Povey - Google Album

Richard Atkins came out on top in the battle of the SCEFL super strikers as his brace gave Beckenham Town a 2-1 win over Sheppey United. Dan Bradshaw did find the net but it was not enough and the visitors slide down to 15th place ahead of their game at home to Deal Town on Tuesday. With the win Beckenham move up to 3rd in the table. Chatham Town remain top and kept their 100% record intact with a 2-0 home win against Glebe. Paul Vines and Jon Pilbeam were the scorers for the leaders. James Turner scored the only goal of the game as Canterbury City handed Punjab United their first Premier Division defeat. A late own goal denied Corinthian all three points against K Sports after Charlie Clover had scored for the Hoops. Crowborough fell to their third League defeat in a row as Fisher ran out comfortable winners in Sussex. Mudiagha Wanogho, Jamie Brown, Sam Pekun and Ritchie Hamill with the goals for the now 4th placed Fisher. Croydon are still looking for their first League win after Hollands & Blair left the Croydon Arena with all three points. The hosts led with 20 minutes to go but late finishes from Manny Abe and Steve Dampier meant that Blair grabbed the win. Deal Town moved up to second place thanks to a 3-0 victory at home to Rusthall. Connor Coyne grabbed an early opener before Ben Cardwell scored twice in quick succession to give the home side the victory. Erith Town came from behind to condemn Bearsted to a third successive league loss. Ryan Croucher gave the visitors the early lead which they held until the second half. Aaron Jeffrey then hit the equaliser before Adrian Stone fired in from the spot. Jeffrey then hit his second to give the Dockers the win and advance them up to 12th. Lordswood led 2-0 at half time at home to Cray Valley before Kevin Lisbie scored 4 times in 18 minutes to hand victory to the Millers. Each side scored once more but the headlines go to Lisbie as he gives his side the first win of the season. Tunbridge Wells are still searching for their first point after AFC Croydon hit a late winner at the Culverden Stadium. Joe Nwoko scored the goal to put the visitors in to third and set them up nicely for their derby game with Croydon on Tuesday.

Full list of scorers here.

First Division

Bridon Ropes 3-4 Lydd Town
Erith & Belvedere 4-1 Rochester United
Forest Hill Park 0-1 Welling Town
Greenways 1-0 Meridian VP
Holmesdale 0-1 FC Elmstead
Kennington 5-1 Phoenix Sports Res
SC Thamesmead 4-3 Snodland Town
Sutton Athletic 3-2 Lewisham Borough


Photo: Enoch Adjei scores the winner for Welling Town against ten man Forest Hill Park - Credit: Alan Coomes - Gallery

Lydd Town grabbed the upset of the day thanks to a stunning first half at Bridon Ropes. The visitors were 3-0 up at the break but then saw the hosts fight back to level the game before Dale Horton scored a last minute winner to complete his hat-trick and give his side the victory. Rochester United scored early, through Max Morgan, but still lost the game as Erith & Belvedere came on strong in the second half to claim a convincing victory. The Deres are now in 5th place and will aim to improve on that when travelling the short distance to Kent Football United on Tuesday night. Welling Town remain top and still have their 100% record intact after a close victory at Forest Hill Park. The game changed on the hour mark when the Forest keeper was sent off and soon after Enoch Adjei scored the only goal. The Boots now have a three point gap at the top after their closest rivals all lost. Aaron Kleman scored a great goal to hand victory to Greenways over Meridian VP at Cobdown. The hosts are now 7th after claiming their second win of the season. FC Elmstead returned to Oakley Road to upset Holmesdale and hand them their first loss of the campaign. Callum Naessens got the only goal of the game just before the hour mark and now Elmstead sit nicely placed in 6th position. Kennington continued their fine start to their debut season with us with a comfortable 5-1 win at home to Phoenix Sports Reserves. Sam Conlan and Gary Lockyer both scored twice with Joe Fisher hitting the other for the hosts.Joe Smith scored the consolation goal for this young Phoenix side that now sit bottom of the table. SC Thamesmead came out best in a 7 goal thriller at Bayliss Avenue against Snodland Town. Josh Patrick scored twice for the hosts with Richard Morgan and Steve Wetherley also finding the net. On the scoresheet for the visitors were Adam Bush and Harry Dawes with the latter claiming a brace. Snodland now head to Rochester United on Wednesday night for a match where atleast one of them will get their first points of the season.Tom Hammond scored a late winner for Sutton Athletic against an unlucky Lewisham Borough at the London Hire Ground. The visitors had taken the lead through Justin Hemmings before Conor Evans equalised. James Sutherland then gave the hosts the lead before Austin Gacheru fired back. All that was left was that last minute strike by Hammond and the points stayed in Hextable.

Full list of scorers here.

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