Week 27 Update - Sunday 5 March

Junior Reds hit Springhill for 6!

In the Semi Final of the Len Wareham Trophy, Junior Reds Athletic booked their place in the final thanks to a comprehensive 6-1 demolition of Springhill United Reserves. Paul Christodoulou led the way with a hat-trick, while James Beasley hit two and Jack Hughes one. Ashley Care with the consolation for Springhill.

In the Plumstead Challenge Cup, Club Santacruzense de Londres made it into the Semi Finals with an emphatic 8-0 thrashing of Welling Town Woolwich, who could only field 10 players for the match. Joel Ramos hit 3 while Ivandro Rodrigues scored a brace, with Kruma Cruz, Sergiomar Da Silva and Wiverlindo Rodrigues also on target. Club Santacruzense will now host the winners of AFC Croydon Town and Long Lane who play on the 19th March.

Also in the Plumstead Challenge Cup the London & Kent Suburban League challenge is still very much on, but Baldon Sports needed extra-time to dispose of WESFA side Jam. 4-0 the final score as Jam's legs tired during the extra 30 minutes. Baldon now progress to an all LKSL 3rd Round against Welling Town on the 26th March.

In the Amalgamated Lifts Limited Premier Division, Turk Ocagi Limassol Russellers went goal crazy against the struggling New Life United. Emrah Mehmet scored a hat-trick, Selcuk Murat a brace as the home side racked up an 11-0 victory. Two goals from Bankole Koroma keep Sabanoh 97 as the league leaders as they recorded a close 2-1 win over Junior Reds Seniors. Ali Musa with the goal back. Elsewhere Footscray Lions and Springhill United shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Dean Warner and Darren Shelton on target for the Lions, while Ricky Evans and Danny Parmenter scored for United.

In the Supreme Engraving Senior Division, and a thriller at the top of the table between Woolwich 90 and Phoenix Knights. Knights managed to score 7 goals, but sadly for them, 3 were in their own net, leaving Woolwich 90 to run out 5-4 winners. David Espanosa and Henry Okeke were the scorers for Woolwich 90. Cutty Sark remain in touch of the top 2 with a 3-1 win over Woolwich Spartans, Michael Bright scored twice and Terry Millen once for the Thamesmead based side. Danson Albion slipped to a 4-3 defeat against Bostall Old Boys Blues, Dammian Botello, Mark Hughes and Peter Tyrrell amongst the goals for Bostall. Maroon and Junior Reds Spartans held each other to a thrilling 3-3 draw. Chris Sheppard scoring twice for Maroon with Jack Langsford joining him on the scoresheet, while Aram Mulwe, David Shaw and Ali Haydare were on target for Spartans.

In Division One, goals from Bradley Killick (2) and Dennis Williams saw Woodside Celtic overtake leaders Old Roan Red Lions (who didn't have a game) with a 3-2 win over Baldon Sports Charlton in very muddy conditions; Harry Hanscombe and Roy Wheeler on target for Baldon. A 5 goal haul from Owen Jeavons saw Teviot Rangers secure an 8-1 win over Royal Arsenal, while David Ricketts hit a hat-trick for Mottingham Park Rangers as they warm up for their upcoming fair play final with a 5-3 win over Bexley Athletic. Woolwich Royals and Abbey Wood played out a 1-1 draw.

In Division Two, leaders Kent Wanderers showed no mercy to lowly Mottingham Forest, as the dispatched the visitors 13-1, Chris McGinty scored 4 to take his season's total to an astonishing 52 so far, Ricky Gould 3, Harvey Kidd 2, Wilfred Penmani 2, and David Gsteu were all also on target. James Moore scored the consolation for Mottingham Forest. Shock of the day came at Hornfair Park as second placed Advent Royals fell to a 6-2 defeat against AFC Kingfisher. David Scott with a hat-trick, Decan Feerick a brace and Christopher Peasey with the goals. Goals from Bradley Johnson, Dollard Zola, Joey White, Luke Parkinson and Robin McMahon saw 3rd placed Bayswater RK close the gap to Advent Royals with a 5-1 win over Lessa FXI. Bayswater can still mathematically catch Kent Wanderers for the title. Sutcliffe Rangers Luke Cooke and Joel Thompson both scored twice as they overcame Borussia Heath 15 4-0.


Mud was the order of the day as Woodside Celtic played Baldon Sports. Pic from Twitter (C) @baldonwesfa

Mud was the order of the day as Woodside Celtic played Baldon Sports. Pic from Twitter (C) @baldonwesfa