On This Day

On This Day – 23rd March

On This Day – 23rd March – 2015

SCEFL Premier Division 

Fisher 2-1 Erith Town

On this day in 2015 Fisher came from behind to beat Erith Town at Champion Hill.
The Dockers had taken a 27th minute lead through Kadeem Ajeon before Max Rothwell and Luke Haidarovic scored to give the hosts all 3 points.

On This Day – 23rd March – 2016

SCEFL Premier Division

Cray Valley PM 3-1 Corinthian

An impressive first half from Cray Valley PM saw them beat Corinthian 3-1 at Badgers Sports Ground.
The Millers were 3-up at the break thanks to a double from Byron Walker plus a Taylor McDonagh strike meaning Jack Holland’s second half effort for the visitors was a mere consolation.

On This Day – 23rd March – 2019

FA Vase Semi-Final

Canterbury City 1-1 Cray Valley PM

A crowd of 1,274 flocked through the turnstiles at Salters Lane in Faversham today to see the second leg of the FA Vase semi-final between Canterbury City and Cray Valley.
Cray Valley held a 1-0 advantage from the first game meaning that a draw would be enough to get them to Wembley, and that is exactly what they got.
In a tight cagey affair the deadlock was broken in the 72nd minute by Gavin Tomlin for Cray with Gary Sayer levelling on the day in the final minute for the unfortunate hosts.
The Millers would get their day in the sun while Canterbury walked away knowing that they had participated in the biggest game ever between two SCEFL sides and had hosted a record crowd to watch it.

SCEFL Premier Division

Beckenham Town 1-0 Punjab United
Crowborough Athletic 2-1 Hollands & Blair
Croydon 2-3 K Sports
Deal Town 3-1 AFC Croydon Ath
Lordswood 1-3 Chatham Town
Rusthall 1-1 Bearsted
Sheppey United 1-3 Glebe
Tunbridge Wells 0-1 Fisher

The big FA Vase match may have taken much of the attention on this day but there was still plenty of action going on in the League.
3-1 seemed to be the scoreline of the day, with Glebe, Chatham Town and Deal Town picking up wins by those numbers while one goal was enough for Beckenham Town and Punjab United to pick up victories.
K Sports and Crowborough Athletic also saw success while Rusthall and Bearsted had to share the points following a 1-1 draw.

SCEFL First Division

Bridon Ropes 4-1 Rochester United
Erith & Belvedere 4-1 Lewisham Borough
Forest Hill Park 2-2 Kent Football Utd
Greenways 1-3 SC Thamesmead
Kennington 6-0 Meridian VP
Phoenix Sports Res 0-0 FC Elmstead
Stansfeld 3-1 Holmesdale
Sutton Athletic 0-2 Lydd Town

Kennington were the biggest winners of the day, with Gary Lockyer netting a couple of the six against Meridian VP.
Bridon Ropes and Erith & Belvedere were both comfortable 4-1 victors while Stansfeld and Greenways picked up 3-1 wins.
Lydd Town won on the road at Sutton Athletic and the other two games finished level, with Forest Hill Park and Kent Football United plus Phoenix Sports Reserves and FC Elmstead all picking up a point.