On This Day

On This Day – 5th March

On This Day – 5th March

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2014

Woodstock Sports 3-1 Rochester United

SCEFL Challenge Cup

Canterbury City 1-1 Fisher

Woodstock Sports beat Rochester United 3-1 on this day back in 2014.
It was a rare victory for Woodstock in a season where they would finish bottom of the table.
Canterbury City drew the second leg of their Challenge Cup Quarter Final with Fisher 1-1  but after a first leg 3-2 win it would be Fisher that progressed.

On This Day – 5th March 

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2016

AFC Croydon Athletic 2 – 1 Croydon
Canterbury City 2 – 0 Erith & Belvedere
Deal Town 2 – 2 Sevenoaks Town
Fisher 1 – 4 Ashford United
Greenwich Borough 7 – 0 Holmesdale
Lordswood 2 – 2 Corinthian
Rochester United 1 – 1 Beckenham Town

The SCEFL website reported the action today like this…

Greenwich Borough go top for the first time. They convincingly defeated Holmesdale at Princes Park but were slow getting started. Mohammed Eisa struck on 25 minutes then Ryan Johnson doubled in the first minute of the second half. Ryan Dolby made it 3-0 after 56 minutes before Michael Power grabbed the 4th on 74 minutes. Up from the reserves Cisco Mbele scored number 5 with 9 minutes left before new signing Tom Youngs finished off with a brace in time added at the end. The Dalers remain firmly planted at the bottom.

Ashford United maintained their 3rd place with a win at Fisher. Shaun Welford put Nuts & Bolts in fron after just 9 minutes but Will Agbo levelled 3 minutes before the break. Ashford’s 2nd goal came from a goal-mouth scramble and the eventual scorer remains a mystery. No doubt about their 3rd goal though as Welford doubled his personal tally in the 72nd minute before Ryan Palmer rounded it off with the 4th on 82. The Fish continue to swim in 14th place.

Ashford Fisher Alan Coomes

Lordswood and Corinthian stay in 4th & 5th respectively after the sides shared a draw at Martyn Grove. The Hoops will be kicking themselves for giving up a 2 goal first half lead curtesy of Josh Gilbert and Jack Billings as the Lords came back through Malic Quani and Richard Hammill.

Beckenham Town are in 7th place just a point ahead of 8th. They are off to Medway to play Rochester United who are currently in 18th place, 12 points clear of the bottom.took the lead through a Spartans own goal 4 minutes before half time. Rob Alderman scored at the correct end to level after 65 minutes.

Sevenoaks Town stay in 8th place but Deal Town jump 2 places to 15th after the sides shared a 2-2 draw at the Chalrles Sports Ground. Adam Marsh scored the only first half goal after 15 minutes . Connor coyne then netted a brace on 61 and 72 minutes to put Deal in the lead but Kieran McCann saved a point for the Oaks 5 minutes from full time.

AFC Croydon Athletic move up 2 places to 7th and take the local derby bragging rights after winning this best-of-3 game against Croydon at Mayfield Stadium. Lee Hanson and Raheem Sterling-Parker gave the Rams a 2-0 half time lead then Lauris Chin pulled one back 5 minutes before the end. The Trams drop a place to 17th.

Canterbury City moved up 2 places to 10th after winning at Homelands against Erith & Belvedere. Patrick Nzuzi scored the City opener after a quarter of an hour then Tob Lawrence doubled in the 63rd. The Deres drop a place to 12th.

On This Day – 5th March 

SCEFL First Division  – 2018

SC Thamesmead 0-2 Phoenix Sport Res

Ramell Lake and Lewis Afflick scored first half goals as Phoenix Sports Reserves beat SC Thamesmead in 2018.
Phoenix would finish the season in 14th place and SC Thamesmead end in 12th.

On This Day – 5th March 

SCEFL Premier Division  – 2019

Tunbridge Wells 3-1 K Sports
Bearsted 0-1 Cray Valley PM

SCEFL Challenge Cup

Corinthian 0-0 Fisher

Cray Valley moved up to second place in the table with a narrow 1-0 victory at Bearsted. Lea Dawson got the only goal of the game in the 64th minute as the Millers closed the gap on the leaders to 4 points.
Tunbridge Wells clinched just their second home victory of the season in the League with a 3-1 win over K Sports. Michael Power and Tom Pearson each netted shortly before the break with Jason Perry pulling one back just after it. Chad Bryce-Borthwick effectively sealed matters on the hour mark, giving his side that much wanted home turf victory.

The first leg of the Challenge Cup semi-final finished goalless between Corinthian and Fisher but there was plenty more action a week later in leg two.
Corinthian edged it 3-2, the same scoreline that they were to lose the final to Chatham Town.

On This Day – 5th March 

Hospitals Charity Cup  – 2019

Erith & Belvedere 1-0 Forest Hill Park

Harry Harding scored the only goal of the game as Erith & Belvedere beat Forest Hill Park in the Hospitals Charity Cup semi-final.
The Deres would go on to lift silverware following an eventful 5-3 win in the final at Park View Road against Sutton Athletic.