A week with no cup action of any sort, so straight to the Amalgamated Lifts Limited Premier Division and the long journey to Stockwell for league leaders Eltham Phoenix B to face last season's champs Club Santacruzense de Londres, and the long return journey was empty handed. Goals from Telmo Jesus, Vitor Abreu and Marcio Augusto giving the reigning champions the win 3-1 with Taylor Robinson on target for Phoenix, who remain top on goals scored. Woolwich 90 jump above opponents St Michaels with a 3-2, Joe Baker, Daniel Cotterell and Danny Edwards with the goals, to leave them in 3rd spot. Long Lane B are in 5th after going down 3-1 at Springhill United, Harry Nelson, Marcus Nielsen and Patrick Ward with the goals. Footscray Lions are 2 points behind them in 6th spot after a 3-0 win over the plummeting Orpington Eagles who are now 7th. No goal details available for the game. Sabanoh 97 are 8th on goal difference from Springhill after a 2-2 draw with bottom side Jam who are only a point behind who had Emmanuel Soile on target for both goals.
In the Supreme Engraving Senior Division, Eltham SF remain top after two goals from Charlie Gaish and one from Manny Brown gave them a 3-2 win over rivals Woolwich Spartans. Eni Penev with a double for Spartans who are 4th. Second placed Hornfair Athletic, went down 3-2 at New London who are up to 5th spot. Inevitably it was Sam Bailey on target with 2 for Hornfair, but winning the points for New London was Jason Hammett's hat-trick. Woodside Celtic are 4th after a 4-2 win over The Oddfellows Arms. Joseph Bardwell hit 2, with Bradley Killick and James Tester also on target. Jack Asbury and Richie Hamill both on target for Oddfellows. Phoenix Knights are in 6th spot with a 2-1 win over Turk Ocagi Limasol Russellers, Joseph Bertram and Kelvin Ogbebor with Phoenix goals, while Chistopher Sholu was on target for TOL, who remain propping up the division. Blackfen United are off the mark and up to 8th, just behind opponents Bostall Old Boys, with a 5-3 win. No goalscorer information available for Blackfen as nothing done on FT, while Peter Flood and Craig Lucas were among the scorers for Bostall.
In the Danson Property Services First Division, Abbey Wood continue their way of winning in the most exciting way possible with a 6-5 win over Junior Reds Spartans, a win that keeps them 5 points clear at the top. Two goals a piece from David Bacon & Grant Mayhew, plus strikes from Lee Lower & Ben Queen, cancelling out Chris Kent's hat-trick for Spartans, plus Patrick O'Connor and Charlie Collins strikes. Bayswater RK are in second spot after a 4-2 win over Maroon XI, Bradley Coombes and Joey White with a brace a piece for Bayswater. Long Lane A are 3rd with a 1-0 win over FC Forza Greenwich. Goals galore as 4th & 5th went head to head. 5th placed Kent Wanderers coming out on top against Teviot Rangers in a stonking 7-5 win. Allan Bastel and Ricky Gould both struck twice for Wanderers, with Connor Barry, Dollard Zola and Matthew Steenson also on target. Owen Jeavons struck a hat-trick for Teviot and Ryan Jobson a brace but it wasn't to be. Welling Town are in 6th spot with a 5-0 win over Danson Albion, Daniel Tsangarides hit 4, and Jon Chorley one to secure the win.
Mottingham Park Rangers remain 2 points clear at the top of the ABA Technical Division 2 with a 6-3 win over 3rd placed Junior Reds Athletic. Esmail El Khabaz hit a hat-trick, David Ricketts two, and David Harvey one for Mottingham, while Paul Christodoulou, Dane Sabborin and James Welch scored the goals for Athletic. FC Plasma are close behind, in 2nd spot after a 6-1 win over Eltham Phoenix A. Jamie Southin scored twice, David Coker, Joe Perry, Aaron Feagan and Louis Rowbotham for Plasma. Mike Beddow with the consolation for Phoenix. Bexley Athletic are 4th after a 3-1 win over Springhill United Reserves. Renell George, Oliver O'Brien and Sean Jobson with the goal, while Moses Omoruyi was on target for Springhill who remain bottom of the table. Baldon Sports are up to 6th after a 3-1 win over Advent Royals. Michael Carmen, Paul Joy and Charlie Robinson the heroes for Baldon while Darrell Ennis was on target for Advent.
In the Summerhill Music Third Division, Woolwich Royals are 5 points ahead on top, after a 3-2 win over Heath, Nimet Haxiu (2) & Steven Armstrong for Royals, while Blair Anderson and Conor Kennedy were the scorers for Heath. AFC Kingfisher are up to 2nd spot after a 9-3 win at Baldon Sports Reserves, SIX goals from Dominik Smereczynski did the main damage while Lewis Blenkinsop, David Scott and Will Stent also weighed in. Charlie Hosmer, Lewis Togwell and Danny-Jay Wallis for Baldon. Abbeymead drop to 3rd spot after a 1-0 defeat to Eltham Lions who are now level on points, but 4th. The bottom of the table clash between Lessa FXI and Mottingham Forest went the way of bottom side Mottingham Forest who are now off the mark with a 4-2 win. Rhys Cownley, Corey Lye, James Moore and Adam Shulver on target for Forest, Keith Miller struck twice for Lessa.
This coming week sees some more Plumstead Challenge Cup games, notably Woolwich 90s trip to Hackney and El Valiente while the Fred Jolly Cup makes a return after many years with Baldon Sports Reserves hosting AFC Kingfisher for the second week running in the first leg.