The Annual General Meeting of the League took place today, Saturday 17th June 2023 at Lordswood FC, and we are pleased to bring you a summary of events below.
The League Constitution for the 2023/24 season has been confirmed and as a result we welcome Faversham Town, Corinthian and VCD Athletic into the SCEFL.
Bearsted, Corinthian, Deal Town, Erith Town, Fisher, Faversham Town, Glebe, Hollands & Blair, Holmesdale, Kennington, Lordswood, Lydd Town, Punjab United, Rusthall, Stansfeld, Snodland Town, Sutton Athletic, Tunbridge Wells, VCD Athletic, Welling Town, Whitstable Town.
AFC Whyteleafe, Bridon Ropes, Canterbury City, Croydon, FC Elmstead, Faversham Strike Force, Forest Hill Park, Greenways, K Sports, Larkfield & New Hythe, Lewisham Borough, Meridian VP, Rochester United, Sporting Club Thamesmead, Staplehurst Monarchs, Tooting Bec
The minutes from the 2022 AGM were confirmed and Finance Report approved.
Ricky Adams was welcomed as the new Referees Director with Will Sanderson approved as Referees Officer.
The League Chair thanked Ian Bentley, Don Macleaod and Alan Escudier for their considerable efforts in running the Referees Department over the past 9 years.
We took the opportunity with everyone present to make the draws for the early rounds of the Challenge Cup.
Deal Town v Faversham Strike Force
Canterbury City v Snodland Town
Sutton Athletic v Welling Town
SC Thamesmead v Lewisham Borough
Bridon Ropes v Croydon
Whitstable Town v Lordswood
K Sports v Staplehurst Monarchs
Kennington v Hollands & Blair
Faversham Town v Lydd Town
Greenways v Canterbury City or Snodland Town
Larkfield & New Hythe v Rochester United
Bearsted v Deal Town or Faversham Strike Force
SC Thamesmead or Lewisham Borough v Sutton Athletic or Welling Town
Meridian VP v Bridon Ropes or Croydon
Rusthall v Forest Hill Park
Holmesdale v Fisher
Stansfeld v Corinthian
Erith Town v Tooting Bec
VCD Athletic v AFC Whyteleafe
Tunbridge Wells v Glebe
Punjab United v FC Elmstead
A Division One Cup will be introduced for this coming season and rules were accepted – the draw will be made in due course.
During AOB we also discussed a bigger and better Development League and the October 2023 Groundhop.
Jeff Davis from the Kent FA made a presentation with regard to the Football Stadia Improvement Fund
We held presentations for the 2022/23 Season Award Winners
SNODLAND TOWN – FIRST DIVISION WINNERS
PREMIER DIVISION GOLDEN BOOT – JAMIE PHILPOT – GLEBE
FIRST DIVISION GOLDEN BOOT – ON BEHALF OF KANAN FITTON – FC ELMSTEAD
DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE GOLDEN BOOT – ON BEHALF OF LEWIS SHARP – SNODLAND TOWN u23s
PREMIER DIVISION RESPECT WINNERS – GLEBE
FIRST DIVISION RESPECT JOINT WINNERS – MERIDIAN VP and LARKFIELD & NEW HYTHE
The date of the Next AGM is to be Saturday 15th June 2024 at 11am at Lordswood FC