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Midweek Round-up

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The Buildbase FA Vase 2nd Qualifying Round (and 2nd round replays)

Tuesday sees Glebe through to the 1st round at the expense of Deal Town. Wednesday sees Canterbury City and Sporting Club Thamesmead into the 1st round proper in their respective ties against Peacehaven & Telscombe and Ringmer.

First Division Glebe halted the Wembley dreams of Premier Division Deal Town at the Charles Sports Ground on Tuesday evening. After the 29th minute Glebe opener from George King, Joe Reeves levelled the tie on 35, only for King to restore the Glebe lead 3 minutes before half time. Sam Long made certain of the victory with 10 minutes left to play. Final score 1-3

Canterbury City stormed through to the 1st round beating Peacehaven & Telscombe by 8-0 at the Homelands Stadium. A Dan Lawrence penalty conversion and singles from Dave Pilcher, Ben Gorham and Ryan Philpott, all in the 1st 14 minutes, saw City go in 4-0 up at half time. In the second half Chris Webber and Rob Lawrence each added a single to the tally then Philpott completed his hat trick and complete the scoring.

Sporting Club Thamesmead had nearly as much scoring fun as City when they saw off the challenge of Ringmer by 6-1. George Horne and Anthony Tye each scored a single in the opening 8 minutes thenHorne doubled his tally for 3-0. Josh Patrick made it 4-0 at half time. The second half saw Tye complete his hat trick before Nathan Roberts netted a consolation goal for Ringmer

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Premier Division

AFC Croydon Athletic increase their lead at the top to 5 points after winning 2-0 at home to Beckenham Town on Wednesday evening. Warren Mfula put the finishing touches to both Rams goals. Becke lie in 12th place.
Lordswood find themselves in 8th place after Tuesday's 4-1 defeat at the hands of Whitstable Town. Kane Rowland scored the only 1st half goal for the Natives then, in the second period Rob Gilman and Harris Rodgers each added singles before Regan Payne slotted home for the Lords. Last word went to Darren Marsden in the final minute for Whitstable Town who are now in 9th place.
Corinthian are 10th having shipped 4 goals at home to Sevenoaks Town whose 14th place owes more to their lack of league games (4) than anything else. In this Tuesday evening game Jerson Dos Santos scored a brace and there were singles from Chris Edwards and Greg Benbow.
Erith & Belvedere are unluckilly placed 13th. Their Tuesday evening home league game ended in a 1-1 draw at home to 17th placed Fisher. Paul Springett scored for the Deres and Trey Williams netted for the Fish.

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First Division

Rusthall remain in pole position despite not playing any League games this mid-week.

Sutton Athletic's 5-2 win at home to Gravesham Borough on Tuesday evening was enough to put them up into 2nd place. Aiden Pursglove's opener for Sutton was cancelled our before half time by Borough's Dan Hockton. A single from Arlie Desanges and a brace from Jonny Murray saw the scoreline move to 401 before Will Mawson doubled the Borough score. Jamie Sharrott scored the final goal for Sutton in time added at the end.
Holmesdale lie in 6th place after losing 1-0 in Wednesday evening's game at Forest Hill Park. Joe Diggens scored the lone goal 5 minutes before full time. Park are 10th.
Tuesday saw Bridon Ropes win 2-1 at FC Elmstead which puts them in 8th place. After a goal-less first half Ashley Wright put the home side in front 10 minutes into the second period. Ignacio Garcia levelled just after the hour mark then hit the winner on 71 minutes. FC Elmstead are 12th.
Snodland Town's 1-1 Tuesday draw at home to K Sports put them in 9th place. Nick Nowotny scored for Sports in the 19th minute but Lennie Laker earned Town a share of the points in the 75th minute. Sports are in 11th place.
And, finally, Phoenix Sports Reserves and Meridian VP had an 8 goal epic at Charlton Park Lane which ended 5-3 in favour of the visiting Ressies. Grant Brown scored the only 1st half goal for Meridian then Richard Sessay levelled 10 minutes into the second half. Gary Cook restored the Meridian lead 4 minutes later only for Jonathan Miller to levell again on 70. Harry Barnham put the Reserves in front for the 1st time 2 minutes later then the luckless Chris Webber scored into his own net for 2-4. Chris McGinty reduced the gap from the penalty spot with 5 minutes to play but Miller doubled his tally for 5-3 in the final minute. Phoenix are in 13th place with Meridian in 15th.

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