Midweek Football – First Division
Wednesday 11th August
Chessington & Hook finally got to play their first game in the SCEFL but it didn’t go their way as Croydon left Chalky Lane as 2-0 winners.
Jason Kaate and Darren Titre-Wilson got the goals for The Trams, who with 3 wins from their 3 games played, sit top of the table.
Sutton Athletic are now 2 from 2 this season as a 4-3 victory earned them all 3 points at home to Meridian VP.
It was the visitors that took the lead, with Jack Mahon scoring early but then, in his 200th game for the club, Arlie Desanges took over and scored a hat-trick before the break, with Mason Saunders-Henry also adding another for The Sutts.
The second half saw Meridian VP come back into the game with Romayle Wade and Darrell Thompson scoring but Sutton Athletic held on and find themselves in the top 3.
Lee Friend scored 4 goals for Snodland Town as they won comfortably at Lydd Town, despite falling behind early on.
George King got the 6th minute opener for the hosts before Friend got the first of his four. His second came in the 34th minute, hat-trick strike on 79 and final goal just before the end, bringing his season total up to 8 from his 3 games played.
Snodland are now in second place in the table.
It was a real game of 2 halves at Rede Court Road, and fortunately for Rochester United their half was slightly better than their opponents so it is they that take the 3 points.
Ashley Cooper, Lucas Payne and Henry Arnold all scored for ‘The Spartans’ in a dominant first half performance.
After the break it was a different matter though and goals from Georgi Steeds and Romane McCrae brought Kent Football United right back into the game.
Despite being clearly being rattled and losing their discipline, Rochester held on to their lead to through to the final whistle to get the win.
Bridon Ropes and FC Elmstead shared the points after a 1-1 draw in South East London.
The key action all came in the first 20 minutes with Germaine Jeannoel giving Elmstead the lead before Ladic Melconian soon equalised.
Bridon remain unbeaten this season while their visitors have now won, lost and drawn
Tuesday 10th August
With a goal in each half, Larkfield & New Hythe beat Faversham Strike Force 2-0 on Tuesday night in front of an impressive crowd of 232 spectators.
Byron Walker got the first from the spot, Charlie Smith added the second and with the 3 points earned, The Larks move into the top three.
Tooting Bec came from 2-0 down to win 4-2 at home to Westside FC.
Marlon Pinder gave the visitors a first minute lead which was extended by Ryan Smith on 25.
Bec got back into the game just before the break and levelled soon after the restart through Conor Turner.
Ed Mbango continued his fine early season form to put Tooting Bec in front and the game was sealed in the final minute when Turner scored his second.
Stansfeld against Forest Hill Park finished level at Foxbury with Sam Smith giving the hosts a first half lead before the visitors equalised through Olugbenga Jubrill on the hour mark.
It is the first point of the season for FHP while Stansfeld keep their unbeaten start intact.