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On This Day – 2nd March


On This Day – 2nd March

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2019

AFC Croydon Athletic 0 – 4 Glebe
Beckenham Town 0 – 2 Cray Valley (PM)
Canterbury City 1 – 1 Bearsted
Corinthian 3 – 1 Lordswood
Crowborough Athletic 1 – 3 Chatham Town
Punjab United 1 – 1 Croydon
Rusthall 2 – 2 Deal Town
Sheppey United 2 – 4 Hollands And Blair
Tunbridge Wells 1 – 2 Erith Town

On this day 2 years ago we had a busy schedule of Premier Division fixtures and as usual plenty of action and plenty of goals.
Title winners Cray Valley made the short trip to Beckenham Town and returned with all 3 points thanks to goals from Lisbie and Tomlin.
Runners-up Corinthian also picked up a win with Andres Tobon and Conor Johnson among the scorers in a 3-1 victory over Lordswood.
Glebe were the biggest winners of the day, Jack Harris netting a double in a 4-0 win at AFC Croydon.
Corey Walters-Wright also scored twice, as he helped Chatham Town gain a 3-1 win at Crowborough Athletic.
Hollands & Blair collected a very good 3 points, coming away from Sheppey United as 4-2 winners. Marshall Wratten scored first and last with Harry Dawes and Rob Denness notching in between. Dan Bradshaw got both the goals for a Sheppey side that would finish the season in 7th place.
Carl Rook was the match winner for Erith Town against Tunbridge Wells at the Culverden Stadium. Taylor McDonagh opened the scoring for the Dockers, Tom Pearson levelled but then Rook stole the points with his last minute strike.
The games between Canterbury City and Bearsted, and Punjab United and Croydon, both finished in 1-1 draws.

On This Day – 2nd March 

SCEFL First Division  – 2019

Bridon Ropes 4 – 2 Welling Town
Greenways 2 – 4 Holmesdale
Kennington 1 – 2 Snodland Town
Kent Football Utd 5 – 0 Meridian VP
Lydd Town 3 – 3 Phoenix Sports Reserves
SC Thamesmead 0 – 3 Rochester United
Stansfeld 1 – 2 FC Elmstead
Sutton Athletic 1 – 1 Erith & Belvedere

Welling Town only lost 4 games in their League title winning season in 2019 but one of them came today at Bridon Ropes.
Goals from Ryan Golding and Jordan Samuels were not enough to overcome an inspired ‘Ropes’ side who won with goals from Henry Dasofunjo, Jacob Kalonda and Richard Jimoh (2).
Holmesdale were also 4-2 winners. Yacine Gnahore, Billy Muckle and Max Morgan were among the goals at Greenways.
Kent Football were the clearest victors of the day as they saw off basement boys Meridian VP 5-0.
Lewis Longhurst was the star for KFU, grabbing a hat-trick, with Ahmed Deen and Adam O’Neill getting the others.
Liam Gillies scored twice for Rochester United in a 3-0 win at SC Thamesmead and Mark Axell also claimed a double as his FC Elmstead side edged out Stansfeld.
George Bryan and Chan Quan both scored in a draw between Sutton Athletic and Erith & Belvedere while Dale Horton netted a hat-trick as Lydd Town rallied late on in a 3-3 draw with Phoenix Sports Reserves.