The Kent County FA Cups got off to a start this week, and Footscray Lions are representing WESFA in the Premier Cup, and continue to do so! Goals from Russell Shand, Jamie Williams and Anthony Sharpe saw them progress 3-2 against Valley Rovers from the North Kent Sunday League. Also progressing in the Kent Cup are Turk Ocagi Limassol Russellers in the Kent Sunday Junior Cup thanks to a 6-1 win over Wickham Wanderers from the Croydon Municipal Sunday League. Two goals from Hamid Bangura, along with strikes from Habeeb Eniola Ajani, Serkan Ozdemir, Jason Thanni and Ben Lovell.
The league's Dewar Shield also continued this week, and current holders Club Santacruzense de Londres needed extra time to dump Orpington Eagles out in round one. Lee Thraves put the Eagles ahead, however goals from Vitor Abreu and Joel Ramos (2) send the holders through. Santacruzense now face Teviot Rangers in the second round. Also in the second round are Lessa FXI after a 2-0 win over Heath, a Danny Allen double sending them through. They now face New London or Springhill United in round 2.
The Presidents Cup got off and running, and Woolwich 90 are the team continuing after a 3-2 win at St Michaels. Nick Jackson scored twice and Danny Edwards once for Woolwich 90 while Daniel Tarrant and Jack Jolly were on target for St Michaels, but it wasn't to be. Woolwich 90 now face Jam in the Quarter Final.
In the Win Jones Memorial Bowl, an Andrew Ridgers extra time strike was enough to send Phoenix Knights through to the next round against Woodside Celtic. They now travel to Eltham SF.
In the Alliance Cup and a Bobby Rochford goal was enough to see Danson Albion progress against Long Lane A, they now face Welling Town in the next round.
In the Len Wareham Cup, FC Plasma were the big winners as the overcame Advent Royals 6-0 thanks to goals from Bobby Rochford (2), John Townrow, Aaron Feagan, Louis Rowbotham and Leigh Ives. Plasma now host new boys Thamesmead in the next round.
In the Leader Trophy first round Woolwich Royals overcame Vanbrugh by 4 goals to 1 to progress. Two goals a piece from Steven Armstrong and Yavor Hristov for Royals, while Sam Kjeseth got the consolation for Vanbrugh. Royals now face Abbeymead in the next round.
In the Amalgamated Lifts Limited Premier Division, a Taylor Robinson hat-trick got Eltham Phoenix B on their way to a 6-2 win over Springhill United. Guy Lawson, Tony Robinson and Elliott Usher with the other goals for Phoenix, while Daniel Quarshie and Patrick Ward were on target for Springhill United. Elsewhere Sabanoh's nightmare start continues with a 3-0 defeat to Jam. David Campbell, Barish Mata and Nana Opoku-Agyekum on target for Jam.
In the Supreme Engraving Senior Division, an amazing 18 goals in two games but only a point gained for each side. First up Bostall Old Boys and Woolwich Spartans shared 10 goals in a 5-5 draw. Peter Tyrell scored twice for Bostall along with Ben Blackmun, Adam Williams & Jack Duvall, while Billy Granger and Nicholas Joel both scored two for Spartans, with Al Ameen Amodualso weighing in. The other 8 goals came at Cutty Sark (Thamesmead) as they drew 4-4 with New London. Michael Bright, Bradley Winzar, Tom Barton and Sam Simpson for Cutty Sark with Perry Carr, Jason Hammett, Danny Lucas and Jerry Reeves for New London.
In the Danson Property Services First Division, Abbey Wood continued their good start with a 4-1 win at Maroon XI, David Bacon, Chris Hart, Lee Lower and Callum Newitt the scorers for Abbey Wood with Jack Langsford scoring the consolation for Maroon XI. Kent Wanderers grabbed 3 points and were the division's top scorers this week with a 5-2 win over Welling Town. Dollard Zola scored twice with Wilfred Penmani and Jamie Groves also scoring, while Alex Ball scored twice for Welling before getting himself sent off. Goals from Jake Darling and Ryan Jobson saw Teviot secure a 2-1 win over Junior Reds Spartans. Aram Mulwe scored the goal for Spartans.
In the ABA Technical Division Two, a brace of penalties from Joe Lattimore plus goals from Jack Hughes, Ben Malyon and Dane Saboorin saw Junior Reds Athletic secure a 5-2 win over Thamesmead, who had Rickie Martin and Chad-Troy Payne were on target for Thamesmead. Elsewhere two goals a piece for Justin Gould and Lois Reven plus one from Jordan Johnson on target for Mottingham Park Rangers.
In the Summerhill Music Third Division, a hat-trick from Charlie Hosmer plus a brace from Joshua Evans saw Baldon Sports Reserves overcome Mottingham Forest 5-3. David Shaw, Kieran Gilbert and Corey Lye scorers for Forest. In the other two games draws all round as Abbeymead and Meridian drew 1-1 in a bad tempered match, Raqib Williams for Abbeymead and George Morgan for Meridian the scorers. Finally Eltham Lions and AFC Kingfisher drew 2-2, Sam Browning and Ugo Ejiegbu on target for Eltham Lions while Dominik Smereczynski was on target for Kingfisher.