On This Day

On This Day – 7th March

On This Day – 7th March – 2015

SCEFL Premier Division

Ashford United 2 – 1 Beckenham Town
Croydon 3 – 1 Canterbury City
Deal Town 3 – 1 Crowborough Athletic
Greenwich Borough 0 – 1 Erith & Belvedere
Lingfield 0 – 2 Erith Town
Lordswood 1 – 1 Sevenoaks Town
Phoenix Sports 2 – 2 Fisher
Tunbridge Wells 3 – 3 Cray Valley PM
Woodstock Sports 2 – 0 Corinthian

Six years ago today Darren Marsden scored and got sent off in an Ashford United win at home to Beckenham Town.
Fray James was among the scorers for Croydon against Canterbury City.
Deal Town came from behind to beat Crowborough Athletic and Alfie May got the only goal of the game as Erith & Belvedere edged out Greenwich Borough.
Erith Town and Woodstock Sports both won 2-0 while Sevenoaks Town returned from Lordswood with a point.
Ronnie Vint notched a double as Cray Valley drew at Tunbridge Wells and Fisher held eventual champions Phoenix Sports to a 2-2 draw, with Femi Akinwande getting their goals.

On This Day – 7th March – 2017

SCEFL Premier Division 

Ashford United 4 – 1 Erith Town
Corinthian 1 – 1 Deal Town
Tunbridge Wells 1 – 2 Cray Valley PM
Bearsted 1 – 1 Sheppey United

SCEFL First Division

FC Elmstead 1-0 Phoenix Sports Reserves

4 goals, 4 scorers, 3 points for Ashford United in a comfortable win at home to Erith Town.
Dave Botterill, Jason Goodchild, Adrian Stone and Shaun Welford got the goals for Ashford on the way to a title win.
Cray Valley were the other winners on this Tuesday night with Alastair Gordon grabbing a last minute decider away at Tunbridge Wells.
Bearsted drew 1-1 with Sheppey United as did Deal Town at Corinthian.

A Tom Pratt penalty earned FC Elmstead all 3 points at home against Phoenix Sports Reserves.
Elmstead would go on to finish the season in 11th place with Phoenix in 13th.

On This Day – 7th March – 2018

SCEFL Premier Division

Canterbury City 4-2 Rochester United

SCEFL First Division

Forest Hill Park 2-0 FC Elmstead
Holmesdale 2-0 Stansfeld

4 goals from 4 different scorers earned Canterbury City the points at home to relegation certainties Rochester United.
Tom Barton, Daniel Osinoiki, Connor Sanders and Wayne Wilson with the goals for City, who would end the season in 10th place.

Both First Division games were won 2-0 by the hosts.
Joshua Reid and Jay Burke each scored in a win for Forest Hill Park while Andy Constable and Danny Stenning netted as Holmesdale beat Stansfeld.

On This Day – 7th March – 2020

SCEFL Premier Division

Crowborough Athletic 1 – 0 Hollands And Blair
Erith & Belvedere 2 – 2 Canterbury City
Erith Town 0 – 2 Sheppey United
Glebe 5 – 0 K Sports
Lordswood 3 – 1 AFC Croydon Athletic
Punjab United 2 – 3 Chatham Town
Welling Town 0 – 3 Beckenham Town

FA Vase Quarter Final

Corinthian 4-3 Leighton Town

SCEFL First Division

Greenways 3 – 2 Holmesdale
Kennington 1 – 2 Rusthall
Kent Football United 1 – 2 Bridon Ropes
Lewisham Borough 0 – 1 Stansfeld
Meridian VP 0 – 2 Croydon
Sutton Athletic 3 – 0 Snodland Town

Just a week before the season was to prematurely end Beckenham Town extended their lead at the top thanks to a win at Welling Town.
Luke Rooney, Rob Carter and Steven Townsend with the goals for Becks while at the other end Michael McEntegart kept yet another clean sheet.
Jamie Philpot was on target for an on-fire Glebe while Chatham Town narrowly beat Punjab United, thanks to a Jon Pilbeam double.
Dan Bradshaw scored in a Sheppey United victory while Lordswood rallied late to win at home to AFC Croydon.
Erith & Belvedere and Canterbury City shared the points after a 2-2 draw at Park View Road.

Corinthian are through to the semi-finals of the FA Vase after a dramatic last minute victory over Leighton Town today. With the scores level at 3-3 in a topsy-turvy game Emmanuel Oloyede fired the Hoops through to the last 4 with a calm finish in the dying moments.


The game started at a hectic pace that led to Corinthian being 2-1 up after 11 minutes with both Jack Billings and Luke Tanner scoring. Early in the second half Ashton Campbell hit a double to give the visitors the lead before Jack Bath headed home the equaliser. That saw us heading for a replay until Oloyede took advantage of a defensive slip to set up a double header with Hebburn Town with a day out at Wembley as the prize.

The big game of the day in the First Division went Rusthall’s way as Rob Bissett and Ryan Styles scored for them in a 2-1 win at Kennington.
Brad Cross netted a double as Greenways beat Holmesdale and Martin Smith and Archie Todd were on target as Croydon won at Meridian VP.
Connor Linham hit a hat-trick on debut in a win for Sutton Athletic while Rob Hughes got the only goal of the game as Stansfeld won at Lewisham Borough.
Jack Kensington and Matt Dennis earned Bridon Ropes a win at basement boys Kent Football United but it would count for little as a week later the season would end and be made null and void.