On This Day

On This Day – 24th February

On This Day – 24th February 

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2014

Fisher 2-2 Tunbridge Wells

On this day in 2014 at Dog Kennell Hill Fisher drew 2-2 with Tunbridge Wells. Just 2 days earlier Wells had beaten Lordswood 7-1 and it was to be a good season for them as they ended the campaign in 4th place.

On This Day – 24th February 

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2016

Beckenham Town 3 – 1 Fisher
Cray Valley PM 2 – 1 Hollands & Blair
Croydon 0 – 4 Ashford United
Greenwich Borough 3 – 2 Erith Town
Holmesdale 0 – 2 Sevenoaks Town

Jamie Humphries was among the goals again as Beckenham Town beat Fisher 3-1 while Rory Hill was on target late on as Cray Valley overcame high-flying Hollands & Blair.
Paul Booth netted twice in a comfortable Ashford United win and Joe Bingham got one of Sevenoaks Town’s two away to struggling Holmesdale.
Michael Power scored from the spot as his side at that time, Greenwich Borough, beat his current team Erith Town 3-2. Borough would go on to win the title and earn promotion to the Isthmian League.

On This Day – 24th February 

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2018

Chatham Town 0 – 2 AFC Croydon Ath
Croydon 2 – 0 Beckenham Town
Deal Town 1 – 1 Bearsted
Lordswood 0 – 2 Glebe
Rusthall 2 – 3 Hollands & Blair
Sevenoaks Town 2 – 2 Cray Valley PM
Tunbridge Wells 2 – 2 Canterbury City
Whitstable Town 1 – 0 Corinthian

On this day in 2018 both Croydon teams picked up 2-0 wins. Luis Medina and Emmanuel Oloyede scored the goals for the Rams at Chatham while Lauris Chin and Matt O’Donaghue were on target for the Trams against local rivals Beckenham Town.
Sevenoaks Town had to settle for a point at home to Cray Valley with the eventual Champions scoring through Frankie Sawyer and Byron Walker but being held after Kevin Lisbie netted twice.
Ricky Freeman got the only goal  of the game as Whitstable Town beat Corinthian while Fred Obasa and Bryan Zepo got the goals as Glebe won at Lordswood.
There was drama at Jockey Farm as 2 injury time goals saw Hollands & Blair take the points while up the road at the Culverden Stadium Jon Pilbeam claimed a double in a 2-2 draw between Tunbridge Wells and Canterbury City.
The points were also shared as Deal Town and Bearsted drew 1-1 with Connor Coyne netting the goal for the Hoops, who would finish the season in 7th place.

On This Day – 24th February 

SCEFL First Division  – 2018

Crockenhill 0 – 4 SC Thamesmead
Fisher 3 – 0 Meridian VP
Holmesdale 1 – 0 Gravesham Borough
Lydd Town 1 – 3 Sutton Athletic
Snodland Town 1 – 1 Punjab United
Stansfeld 3 – 4 FC Elmstead
Kent Football Utd 2 – 4 K Sports

London Senior Trophy  – 2018

Forest Hill Park 1-3 Phoenix Sports Res
Tooting Bec 1-7 Erith & Belvedere

Josh Patrick was the hat-trick hero for SC Thamesmead as they won 4-0 at Crockenhill. K Sports also scored 4, in a win at Kent Football United.
FC Elmstead needed their 4 as Stansfeld push them all the way but it was more comfortable for Fisher as Mathieu Ramsamy netted in a 3-0 home win against Meridian VP.
Punjab United would go on to win the league but were held here by Snodland Town as Holmesdale edged out Gravesham Borough with Kameiko Pope-Campbell getting the only goal of the game at Oakley Road.
Sutton Athletic made the long trip home from Lydd with all 3 points, mainly thanks to a Dan Gunner double.

In the London Senior Trophy semi-finals two SCEFL teams made it through to the showpiece at Haringey Borough FC.
An Arlie Desanges hat-trick booked the Deres place in that final while Phoenix needed 3 late goals at Forest Hill to get through.
In an epic final that went one way then the other Phoenix Sports Reserves lifted the trophy, winning 3-2 after extra-time.

On This Day – 24th February 

FA Vase Quarter Final  – 2019

Canterbury City 2-1 Biggleswade

Chris Saunders and Dean Grant were the scorers for Canterbury City as they earned a place in the semi-finals of the FA Vase with a win over Biggleswade on this Sunday in 2019.
City would go onto to narrowly lose to Cray Valley in that all-SCEFL semi but the memories of this epic Cup run will long live on.