On This Day

On This Day – 26th March

On This Day – 26th March – 2014

SCEFL Premier Division 

Canterbury City 1-0 Sevenoaks Town
Corinthian 1-0 Ashford United
Woodstock Sports 2-6 Beckenham Town

Back in 2014, in the inaugral SCEFL season, Beckenham Town were big winners on this Wednesday night, beating struggling Woodstock Sports 6-2, which helped them to an 8th placed finish.
The other two games both finished 1-0 with Canterbury City and Corinthian each picking up 3 points.

On This Day – 26th March – 2016

SCEFL Premier Division

AFC Croydon Ath  0-1  Rochester United
Beckenham Town  1-5  Holmesdale
Canterbury City  1-0  Croydon
Erith & Belvedere  1-3  Cray Valley
Erith Town  0-2   Ashford United
Fisher  1-3 Deal Town
Hollands & Blair  0-0  Greenwich Borough
Lordswood  0-1  Sevenoaks Town
Tunbridge Wells  0-1  Crowborough Athletic

Here is how the SCEFL website reported today’s events…

Hollands & Blair went head-to-head with Leaders Greenwich Borough at Star Meadow and the result was a 0-0 draw. No change at the top and just 5 more games to go.

Ashford United remain 3rd after top scorer Shaun Welford netted twice to give them a 2-0 win at Erith Town.  Welford’s first came after 4 minutes and the other in the 69th minute. The Dockers lie in 14th place.

Gary Stock was the scorer of the only goal when Sevenoaks Town beat 4th placed Lordswood at Martyn Grove. Stock’s goal came after 69 minutes. The Lords remain in 4th place but the Oaks move up to 5th.

Cray Valley PM move up to 6th place after winning at Erith & Belvedere. Junior Kaffo gave the Millers the lead in the 2nd minute then Liam Wright levelled the game and the half ended honours even at 1-1. The second half was virtually over when Byron Walker grabbed a second for the Millers and, in time added at the end, Daryl Dylon added a 3rd. The Deres now reside in 15th place.

AFC Croydon Athletic remain in 8th place despite losing by a single goal to nil at home to Rochester United. Tom Carr scored the goal 3 minutes before the half time break. The Spartans remain in 13th place.

Beckenham Town stay in 9th place and Holmesdale remain on the botton even though the Dalers won this encounter by 5 goals to 1. Tyrell Bentley got the Dalers off the mark in the 7th minute, Quentin Conteh doubled 5 minutes later and Adrian Lawson, with his strike just after the half-hour mark, made the half time score 0-3. Archie Johnson pulled a goal back for Becks on the hour but Bentley scored his second and James Teoderscuo added a single for the final scoreline 5 minutes from full time.

Chris Webber scored the only goal of the game as Canterbury City overcame Croydon at Homelands. Webber’s goal came 6 minutes from full time to leave City in 10th place with the Trams still residing in 18th.

Crowborough Athletic top scorer Josh Biddlecombe was on target again today when the Crows won 1-0 at Tunbridge Wells. Neither side moved either up or down but remain 11th and 17th respectively.

A Brace from Connor Coyne helped Deal Town to a 3-1 victory at Fisher. Coyne opened the scoring after 12 minutes then Rene Rivera made it 2-0 before half time. Coyne grabbed his second 7 minutes into the second half then, with 6 minutes of the game remaining, Deshane Dalling hit a consolation for the Fish. Deal stay in 12th and the Fish remain in 16th.

On This Day – 26th March – 2018

SCEFL First Division

Lewisham Borough  1-4  Bridon Ropes
SC Thamesmead 3-1 Crockenhill


Lewisham Borough fell to their 11th defeat in a row after Bridon Ropes left the Ladywell Arena with the three points after winning 4-1. The visitors were in the lead as early as the 2nd minute through Matt Dennis before Nathan Medley doubled the lead with 10 minutes on the clock. Just before the break Medley scored again before Nathan Simpson wrapped the game up deep in to the second half. There was just enough time for Jordan Anderson to score a consolation goal for Lewisham but with defeat they remain in 18th position. Bridon Ropes are 5th but now level on points with 4th placed Holmesdale.

SC Thamesmead came from behind to beat Crockenhill 3-1 at Bayliss Avenue. Charlie Brett scored a surprise opener for the visitors in the 7th minute which Steve Weatherley cancelled out 20 minutes later for the hosts. With the scores level at half-time there was potential for Crockenhill to grab their first points of the year but that possibility took a hit soon after the break when Josh Patrick put the home side 2-1 ahead from the spot. The win was confirmed for SC Thamesmead in the 72nd minute when Aaron Jeffery got their third and with victory they move in to 12th place. Crockenhill are now on a run of 15 defeats in a row and remain rooted to the bottom of the table.

On This Day – 26th March – 2019

SCEFL Premier Division

Glebe 1-0 Erith Town
Lordswood 1-0 Corinthian

SCEFL First Division

FC Elmstead 0-0 Forest Hill Park

On a Tuesday night of few goals it took a last minute Jack Clark penalty to split Glebe and Erith Town at Foxbury.
There was also a late goal at Martyn Grove, and it was Joe Kane who scored it, giving Lordswood a narrow victory against the visiting Corinthian a result which heavily damaged the Hoops title hopes.

The First Division game between FC Elmstead and Forest Hill Park finished goalless.