Snatch and grab for Dartford as they
keep their 100% record.
With no more
than seven miles separating the two Kent sides, it was more than a win that
mattered as Dartford edged out neighbours Ebbsfleet 2-1 in their Division B
took the lead in the derby on 30 minutes through Fitton. Ebbsfleet pushed for
the equaliser and they were gifted a goal in the 70th minute by Nickal Luzolo.
match heading for a draw, Dartford won a corner in the 92nd minute
and Gottwales got the final touch on a shot from the edge of the box for the
head coach, Tony Burman was delighted with the victory, which leaves his team
second – level on points with Sutton. He said: “It was a game with two sides
battling it out for the win.”
Hastings have never won at Maidstone
before, but they put that right with a narrow 3-2 victory.
had lost their opening games of the season. Hastings took an early lead with by
a goal from Gann in the fifth minute. This set up an eventful up and down first
half when Maidstone missed the better of the chances.
equalised soon after half-time, and should have taken the lead but were
thwarted by the Hastings goalkeeper.
took advantage in 60th minute with a goal from Stockdale, but were
then reduced to ten men when one of their players was dismissed for two yellow
deter Hastings who added a third in the 78th minute when Boutwood
rounded off a set-piece routine.
In a tight
finish, Maidstone reduced the deficit with a goal five minutes from time, but
the visitors held on comfortably towards the end.
coach, Chris Agutter, was pleased with the victory, which leaves his team in
eighth place. “It was a hard fought win, but deserved,” he said.
Sutton United maintained their impressive start to the season with
an impressive 4-2 win at home to Bromley FC.
The Surrey side were
looking to build on their 3-1 win at Hastings United on the opening day of the
They came up against a
Bromley team who were full of confidence after thrashing Whyteleafe 5-0 in
Sutton United started the
stronger of the two as they dominated the early stages and managed to take the
lead half-way through the first-half thanks to Lanre Ewouso.
They continued to create
chances and were awarded with further goals coming from Georgi Kerenski and
Juan Castillo before half-time.
Bromley FC completely
turned the game around in the second-half and were unlucky not to take anything
from the game in the end.
Goals from Alpha Bah and
Rodney Adamon set up an intense finale to the match.
Sutton United showed great
character to hold onto their lead and also added another through Kai Whitmore.
Victory enabled Sutton to sit top of the league table.
Dorking Wanderers bounced back from
their opening day defeat to Burgess Hill by winning 3-0 at Whyteleafe.
meant Dorking secured their first three points of the season while Whyteleafe
were left rock bottom of the league.
Hattrick-Hero Snowden-Lewis Leads Tonbridge
In a seven
goal thriller Tonbridge Angles’ second half performance proved too much for
sloppy first half performance from the Angles, Jamie Coyle’s boys manged to
confirm their first win of the season with a 5-2 victory. Ned Snowden-Lewis with
an impressive Hattrick and Rhys Bartlett with a brace of penalties were the
goal scorers for Tonbridge.
Eastbourne grabbed their first goals of the
season but yet to pick up points while Tonbridge are one of four teams still
unbeaten and sit third in The National League Under 19 Alliance.
Dominant Performance From Dover Sets
Spirits High Ahead Of FA Youth Cup Tie Against Lewes
Athletic victorious away from home against an inform Burgess Hill side winning
4-1 continuing from their hard-earned draw in the opening game of the season.
started the game with great intent creating chances from the get go. They
failed to take advantage of these early chances until a few minutes before half
time when Josh Spencer was first to react and fired home to break the deadlock.
It was more
of the same from Dover in the second half creating the better of the chances
and it wasn’t long before Felix Mesquita slotted home after an excellent effort
from outside the box.
Sandmann’s boys scored in quick succession to increase the deficit to three
goals making it hard for Burgess Hill to find a way back into the game. Ryan
Kingsford was the scorer slotting calmly into the bottom corner.
It proved to
be one-way traffic from here on in until a defensive error from the Dover
defender led to a Burgess Hill goal. This goal identified as a consolation as
the substitute from Dover Bepe Paldon restored the lead to three goals which
killed the game off and here on in the intensity decreased massively.
into FA youth cup tie with Lewes in great form as they look to progress into
the next round.