SaturdayOctober 10

Bearsted 0-2 Glebe
Bridon Ropes 1-2 Meridian VP
Eltham Palace 1-2 Forest Hill Park
FC Elmstead 1-0 Kent Football United 
Gravesham Borough 2-0 Crockenhill
Lewisham Borough 0-1 Seven Acre & Sidcup
Rusthall 1-6 Sutton Athletic 
Orpington 3-3 APM Contrast  
Sheppey United 3-0 AC London

The biggest game of the day saw Glebe end Bearsted's unbeaten start with a 2-0 victory at Otham Sports Ground thanks to goals at either end of the match through RyanGolding in the opening minute and Jamie Williams 89th minute clincher.
Gravesham Borough remain in secondplace after Dan Bradshaw grabbed a brace in a 2-0 triumph over Crockenhill at Rede Court Road.
Sutton Athletic leapfrogged Kent Football United who lost 1-0 at FC Elmstead thanks to Louis Sprousen's effort, on the back of their 6-1 hammering of lowly Rusthall at Jockey Farm. The Sutt's goals came through John Murray (2), Arlie Desagnes, Frazier Walker (2) and Danny Ball.
There were six goals at Green Court Road but no winner as Orpington drew 3-3 with APM Contrast while an Andrew Thompson hat-trick earned Sheppey United a 3-0 victory over AC London at Holm Park.
In the Charlton Park Lane derby Jacob DeVries gave 'home' club Bridon Ropes a 1-0 lead but groundsharers Meridian VP ffought back to take the points thanks to goals from Adrian Brown and Brian McDermott.
A first-half Anthony Fenech effort earned Seven Acre & Sidcup the points over Lewisham Borough at the Ladywell Arena while bottom club Eltham Palace lost again, 2-1 to Forest Hill Park at Foxbury Avenue. Winston Kentebe and Jamal Dobson put the visitors in control and they held on despite Jerome Hughes 74th minute consolation.

The draw for the FA Vase First Round brought mixedrewards for ourthree Kent Invicta League clubs that made it through.

Gravesham Borough and Meridian VP are both at home but Bridon Ropes face another tricky away tie but will of course be boosted by their terrific triumph at SCEFL title challengers Erith Town in the last round.

Kevin Hake's 'Boro will host Sussex side Hailsham Town from the Southern Combination Football League while Richard Dimmock's MVP entertain SCEFL Lordswood. The Ropes however travel to Hellenic League Thame United who are based in Oxfordshire.


New floodlights have beeninstalled at Foxbury Avenue, the new home of current KIL leaders Glebe, and were tested this week. Extensive work continues at a pace and the club expect to be in a position to get Step 6 grading in early November and Step 5 next summer..


Former Lewisham Borough (Community) FC player Adam Jodoin, 25, passed away recently following a 10k run in Regents Park on September 6.

Manager Ben Kotey said: "Adam played for us at the end of last season and a few of this seasons pre-season matches.

He collapsed after doing a 10 k and had been put in an induced coma. He had swelling on his brain which became too much and his heart stopped."

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Robert Dilworth is a football coach (UEFA B) this year looking for a coaching position at Kent Invicta League standard.

If you think you have an opening please contact Robert on the following e-mail address - ROBERTFOOTBALL48@YAHOO.CO.UK


Luke Farbrace is a 26-year-old central defender who has just moved to Chatham and is looking for a club in the local area. He has previously played University football to a good standard, played in the Hampshire Premier League back at home (Tier 11) and was offered a football scholarship in the US a couple of years ago.

He is looking for some advice as to how to get involved and attend some trainingsessions.

You can contact Luke on 07956 357204 or


I’m Jake Gilbert, a 19-year-old goalkeeper with a height of 6’ 2” and am looking for a good/high standard team for this season. I have playedcontinuously at Selkent level for eight years with last year in the U21's 'A' League.
I feel as though I have outgrown Selkent and wish to try mytrade in this league. Throughout  mycareer I have had professional coaching, a club with a keeper coach is an advantage but not a condition, I currently drive so amwilling to travel.


If you wish to contact me please do so on this number: 07479090800




Eltham Palace FC is looking for the following club coaching staff -


Assistant Manager

Ideally this position will attract a mature, qualified coach with experience. The successful candidate will preferably hold a Level 3 qualification. However, experienced and mature Level 2 coaches will also be considered. The Assistant manager will be an integral part in delivering the clubs coaching development plan and philosophy.  The successful candidate will need to be available every Wednesday evening for training sessions throughout the season.

The Assistant Manager will also work closely with the Club Manager in planning and organising our match day squads.  The successful candidate will need to be available every Saturday and some midweek fixtures throughout the season.

This position may suit an established coach looking to gain ‘dug-out’ experience and bridge the gap between team coaching and club management.


Goalkeeping Coach

This position will suit a qualified Level 2 goalkeeping coach, preferably with experience. The Goalkeeping Coach will be responsible for delivering coaching sessions specifically designed for the club goalkeepers (both senior and U21).  The successful candidate will need to be available every Wednesday evening throughout the season.

The Goalkeeping Coach will work closely with the Club Manager and Assistant Manager in planning and organising our match day squads, specifically mentoring the selected goalkeeper(s). The successful candidate will need to be available every Saturday and some midweek fixtures throughout the season.


If you are interested in either of the above coaching positions, please phone or text Neil on 07796 698666.





Eltham Palace FC is looking for the following volunteer roles -


Match Day Assistant

This position involves many duties. Initially managing the turnstile and distributing the match programmes before our matches. Other match day duties will revolve around general site security, health and safety.

This role would suit a mature person who can ‘think on their feet’ and work independently. You will be required to attend all EPFC home matches. Home matches are approximately once a fortnight (subject to fixtures), away matches are optional. Some evenings matches throughout the season.


Programme Editor

This role will involve planning and preparing our home match day programme. The ability to manage and meet deadlines is a key competence. Editorial experience would be desirable, but not essential.


Community Development Manager

Eltham Palace FC is looking for a person to elevate our presence within the wider community and foster links with local businesses. This would suit someone with a marketing and/or project management background.


All the above positions are vital for the development and progression of Eltham Palace FC. 

We see these positions as just as important as our ‘top striker’!


If you would like to be part of our winning team, please contact Neil on 07796 698666.


Gravesham Borough, who play their home matches at Rede Court Road in Strood (ME2 3TU) are looking to appoint a new club secretary.

Anyone interested in fulfilling the role, or for further information, should contact the Gravesend based club's Chairman, Peter Snelling, on the following e-mail address -


Meridian VP are now recruiting the following personnel:
Club Physio
The ideal candidate must have FA First Aid Certificate plus any other suitable qualifications. This position would possibly suit the right individual who would like to increase their hours and gain much valued work experience. You must be available for match days normally on Saturdays and the occasional midweek fixture.
Goalkeeping Coach
This vacancy has recently become available. The position requires the right individual to be available to start for June pre-season, the forthcoming season 2015-16 and attend all match day fixtures. Qualification for this position is a must and will need to be presented to club. Coaching will be given to senior teams goalkeepers including U18's.
Club Communication/Liaison Officer - Media, Photographer & Website 
This would ideally suit an individual who is currently studying in their qualifications (not necessary) or an enthusiastic person who has good knowledge of website and media communication. Responsibilities will include control of the clubs website, media relations, other club communications, match day photography etc.
Match Day Volunteers (Home Fixtures Only)
Now the club has established its infastructure in the past season, we are now looking for club orientated individuals who wish to be part of a fast growing senior club with a very good youth development structure. Help is required in various roles such as ticket office, match day stewards, head steward, ball boys and match day hospitality officer. Information on roles will be discussed on applications of posts.
Kit Manager
This would ideally suit an enthusiastic person who wishes to be part of a senior club set up. Age is irrelevant as we do not discriminate. You must be available for all match day fixtures home & away. Duties include all aspects of clubs senior team kit, equipment, match day administration liaising with first team management, away team management and match day officials and possibly with head steward.
We at the club strive hard to push our directives and beliefs for the youth of today and give a platform for all people involved to excel in all areas of the club!
All the above vacancies are immediately available, all interested candidates should contact the club on or call 07977 274179. 

Latest results

Upcoming fixtures


RobNorman  APM Contrast
A v Rusthall - 15 Aug

Craig Hewett  Crockenhill
H v Eltham P - 15 Aug

Dan Bradshaw  Gravesham B
H v Lewisham B - 15 Aug

Dan Bradshaw  Gravesham B
H (4) v Eltham Palace - 22 Aug

Ed Morant APM Contrast
H v Lewisham Borough - 22 Aug

Andrew Thompson  Sheppey Utd
H v FC Elmstead 29 Aug

Dan Bradshaw  Gravesham B
A v Rusthall - 31 Aug

Arlie Desagnes  Sutton Athletic
A v Sheppey United - 5 Sept

Amos Masonga  Lewisham Borough
H (4) v Eltham Palace - 5 Sept

Peter Williams  Bearsted
H v Kent Football United (KILT) - 5 Sept

RyanGolding  Glebe
A v Lewisham Borough - 26 Sept

Andrew Thompson  Sheppey Utd
H v AC London 10 Oct

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