On This Day

On This Day – 3rd April


On This Day – 3rd April – 2019

SCEFL Premier Division

Beckenham Town 3-3 Chatham Town
Canterbury City 3-2 Hollands & Blair
Cray Valley PM 3-1 Erith Town

SCEFL First Division

Forest Hill Park 2-3 Stansfeld
Holmesdale 0-2 Rochester United

There were plenty of goals around on this day in 2019 with the most coming at Eden Park Avenue in a 3-3 draw between Beckenham Town and Chatham Town.
A Matt Bodkin double plus Michael Hagan strike, had given the Chats a 3-2 lead until Stefan Cox scored a last minute leveller for the hosts.
Canterbury City were 3-2 winners against Hollands & Blair, with Kyron Lightfoot netting twice for City and Dean Grant once while Harry Dawes and Rob Denness were on target for the beaten Blair.
All of the goals came in the second half at Badgers with Cray Valley beating Erith Town 3-1. Ashley Sains, Gavin Tomlin and Ryan Flack all scored for the Millers with Steadman Callender getting the consolation for the Dockers.

In the First Division, Stansfeld came out best in a 5-goal thriller with Forest Hill Park. Joe Minter scored twice for the visitors at the Ladywell Arena, with Micahel McKenna getting the other while James Teodorescu claimed both of the goals for the hosts.
At Oakley Road Rochester United beat Holmesdale 2-0 with the home side forced to play Andy Constable between the sticks, following a first-half injury to their usual No 1.
The Spartans took full advantage and second half goals from Harrison Hume and Luis Dos Santos, earned them all 3 points.

On This Day – 3rd April – 2015

SCEFL Premier Division 

Ashford United  2-1  Lingfield
Greenwich Borough 2-1 Erith Town

There were two games and two 2-1 winners on this Good Friday in 2015.
Mo Eisa and Paul Vines got the goals for Greenwich Borough against Erith Town with Elyon Marshall-Katung replying for the Dockers.
The action came late at Homelands with Tom Scorer netting for the hosts in the 82nd minute, Harry Sintim quickly levelling and Gary Mickelborough grabbing the winner for Ashford in the final minute.

On This Day – 3rd April – 2014

SCEFL Premier Division 

Sevenoaks Town 0-4 Ashford United

Seven years ago today Ashford United were 4-0 winners at Sevenoaks Town in the first season of the Southern Counties East League. Ashford would go on to finish in 2nd place in the table with Sevenoaks ending up in 16th.