Premier Division

Saturday 23rd December

 

Deal Town
2 0
Bearsted
Erith Town
5 1
Sutton Athletic
Fisher
2 2
Stansfeld
Holmesdale
3 2
Glebe
Kennington
1 2
Lydd Town
Lordswood
0 3
Snodland Town
Punjab United
2 0
Rusthall
Tunbridge Wells
2 3
Corinthian
Welling Town
1 1
VCD Athletic
Whitstable Town
2 2
Faversham Town

 

Our full set of Premier Division Christmas fixtures gave us wins for Deal Town, Erith Town, Holmesdale, Lydd Town, Snodland Town, Punjab United and Corinthian.

Chat GPT summary… 

Deal Town secured a solid 2-0 victory over Bearsted, with Kane Smith finding the net at the 44th minute and Billy Munday sealing the win with a goal at the 67th minute, drawing a crowd of 507 enthusiastic spectators. Meanwhile, Erith Town dominated Sutton Athletic with a resounding 5-1 triumph. Harry Taylor was the star of the match, scoring in the 2nd, 44th, and 48th minutes, complemented by goals from James Miles, Henry Arnold (via a penalty at the 62nd minute), while David Chandler netted a consolation effort in the 81st minute. The match drew a smaller but engaged audience of 75.

Fisher and Stansfeld battled to a 2-2 draw in an exciting encounter, with Thomas Ngegba and Billy Brown netting for Fisher, while Cain Cruz and Mayo Olufeko secured the much-needed point for Stansfeld. The match attracted a crowd of 152, showcasing the local passion for the sport. Holmesdale edged past Glebe with a narrow 3-2 victory, featuring goals from Sam Bayford, Ronnie McLean, and Manny Oshinowo, while Rodney Eruotor scored twice for Glebe early on.

Kennington faced a 1-2 defeat against Lydd Town, with Ryan Philpott finding the net for Kennington, but Lydd Town clinching the win with goals from Eri Akintimehim and Luke Burdon at the 38th and 90th minutes, respectively. The match drew a sizeable audience of 355.

Lordswood suffered a 0-3 loss against Snodland Town, with Robbie Bissett, George Monger, and Taylor Fisher getting the goals, witnessed by 155 spectators.

Punjab United celebrated a 2-0 victory over Rusthall, with AJ Dythe and Cruis Nyadzayo scoring the decisive goals at the 10th and 74th minutes, attracting a crowd of 93 supporters.

In a closely contested match, Tunbridge Wells faced a 2-3 defeat against Corinthian, with Trevor McCreadie netting twice for Tunbridge Wells, but goals from Tom Fitzgerald, Oscar Housego (via a penalty at the 40th minute), and Ahmed Salim secured the win for Corinthian.

Welling Town and VCD Athletic settled for a 1-1 draw, as Perez Goumou found the net for Welling Town at the 65th minute, countered by Charlie Edmundson for VCD Athletic at the 83rd minute. The match drew a crowd of 88 supporters.

Finally, in the big game of the day, Whitstable Town and Faversham Town played to a 2-2 draw, featuring goals from Josh Williams and an own goal at the 90th minute for Whitstable Town, while Billy Bennett scored twice for Faversham Town at the 22nd and 45th minutes. The match drew a substantial audience of 1112 fans – a season best for the league.

Faversham head the table at Christmas but today’s results mean it is tight at the top and just 5 points separate the top 8 places. An exciting second half to the season looms upon us.

 

#
Club
M
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pt
1
Deal Town
W
L
L
W
W
40
29
5
6
96
45
51
92
2
40
25
8
7
107
53
54
83
3
Glebe
L
D
W
W
W
40
24
11
5
87
48
39
83
4
Erith Town
W
W
W
L
W
40
25
5
10
91
52
39
80
5
Corinthian
L
W
L
W
L
40
24
7
9
86
49
37
79
6
40
22
7
11
79
52
27
73
7
Bearsted
W
W
L
D
W
40
21
9
10
66
43
23
72
8
Snodland Town
L
W
L
L
W
40
19
8
13
77
44
33
65
9
Punjab United
W
W
L
W
L
40
18
11
11
69
58
11
65
10
Lydd Town
D
W
L
L
L
40
19
7
14
78
64
14
64
11
Lordswood
D
L
L
L
D
40
14
13
13
64
63
1
55
12
VCD Athletic
D
L
W
W
W
40
13
11
16
61
64
-3
50
13
40
13
10
17
64
64
0
49
14
Fisher
D
L
L
L
L
40
14
6
20
70
85
-15
48
15
40
13
8
19
61
76
-15
47
16
Holmesdale
D
W
L
L
D
40
11
9
20
59
77
-18
42
17
Kennington
D
D
W
W
W
40
9
10
21
50
80
-30
37
18
Stansfeld
L
L
L
W
L
40
6
7
27
42
99
-57
25
19
Rusthall
L
D
L
W
L
40
5
8
27
42
86
-44
23
20
40
5
8
27
42
102
-60
23
21
Welling Town
L
L
L
L
L
40
4
6
30
45
132
-87
18
P