On This Day – 7th April – 2018
SCEFL Premier Division
AFC Croydon Athletic 2-3 Lorsdwood
Canterbury City 1-0 Rusthall
Corinthian 0-1 Deal Town
Crowborough Athletic 2-1 Erith Town
Croydon 3-1 Cray Valley PM
Hollands & Blair 3-2 Rochester United
Sevenoaks Town 4-2 Beckenham Town
Tunbridge Wells 1-1 Chatham Town
Sevenoaks Town moved closer to lifting the Premier Division table thanks to a 4-2 win against Beckenham Town, on this day in 2018. Brett Ince, Chris Edwards, Jack Miles and Kenny Pogue got the goals for the Oaks against a Becks side that finished the game with 9 men.
A late comeback saw Lordswood take the the win against AFC Croydon at the Mayfield Stadium. With the hosts leading 2-1 with just minutes left to play goals from Gary Cook and Joe Kane meant that the visitors returned home with all 3 points.
Hollands & Blair also claimed a late victory thanks to a Kushal Campbell strike while Luke Bigginton was the only man on target for Deal Town in a win at Corinthian.
There were wins for Canterbury City and Crowborough Athletic too plus for Croydon, who upset Cray Valley 3-1, with Ashley-Paul Robinson claiming a double for the Trams.
Tunbridge Wells and Chatham Town drew 1-1 in the only game in the Division that finished level on the day.
SCEFL First Division
Bridon Ropes 3-0 Meridian VP
Crockenhill 0-3 Erith & Belvedere
FC Elmstead 1-0 Lydd Town
Gravesham Borough 1-3 Stansfeld
K Sports 3-3 Kent Football United
Lewisham Borough 0-4 Fisher
Phoenix Sports Res 0-1 Punjab United
SC Thamesmead 2-5 Snodland Town
Sutton Athletic 3-0 Holmesdale
Punjab United confirmed promotion to the Premier Division with a 1-0 win at Phoenix Sports Reserves. Anthony Adesite got the only goal at the Mayplace Ground sparking celebrations at the final whistle that would be repeated at the end of the season when they would lift the First Division title.
Fisher were the biggest margin victors on this day, winning 4-0 at Lewisham Borough. Rob Brown, Mudiagha Wanogho, Trey Small and Sam Pekun got the goals for Fisher earning them the points that would help them to a 3rd placed league finish.
Bridon Ropes , Sutton Athletic and Erith & Belvedere were all 3-0 winners but one was enough for FC Elmstead as Dexter Babalola scored for them in victory against Lydd Town.
Harry Dawes got 2 of Snodland Town’s 5 at SC Thamesmead and Harry Gamble, Lennie Wise and Billy Shiiners all scored for Stansfeld in a 3-1 win at Gravesham Borough.
In the only draw of the day in the First Division Caine Smith scored twice for K Sports in a 3-3 draw at home to Kent Football United.
On This Day – 7th April – 2017
SCEFL First Division
SC Thamesmead 3-2 Holmesdale
SC Thamesmead edged a 5-goal thriller with Holmesdale on the Friday night football on this day in 2017.
Connor Dobson, Josh Patrick and Danny Parish got the gals for the Acre with Reggie Yembra and Tom Carlton replying for the visitors at Bayliss Avenue.