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Ryman League round-up

23 September 2013
by Andrew Gidley

Action from Faversham's Ryman League match with Peacehaven at Salters Lane on Saturday. Picture Chris Davey

Action from Faversham's Ryman League match with Peacehaven at Salters Lane on Saturday. Picture: Chris Davey

Maidstone United conceded three goals in 24 minutes to draw 4-4 aqainst Harrow Borough in the Ryman League, Premier Division at the Gallagher Stadium on Saturday.

Simon Akinola put the visitors ahead after 25 minutes, Alex Brown levelled three minutes later, before Orlando Smith earned Stones a 2-1 half-time lead.

Zac Atwood and Brown netted twice in three minutes after the break to put Stones 4-1 up, only for Akinola to get Borough’ second soon after.

Michael Peacock added a third with 17 minutes left and Matt Horner got the fourth with six minutes left.

Margate had Scott Kinch sent-off as they went down 3-0 against Grays Athletic at Aveley, while second bottom Thamesmead lost 2-0 at leaders Wealdstone. Bottom side Cray Wanderers' miserable season continued with a 3-0 defeat at East Thurrock.

Jack Simon’s 88th-minute winner earned Whitstable Town a surprise 2-1 success at Leatherhead in Ryman League, Division 1 South.

Former Sittingbourne assistant manager Jamie Coyle put the home side ahead shortly before the break but John Guest headed Town level seven minutes after the break.

The game looked destined for a draw until Simon’s late long-range strike beat ex-Dartford and Maidstone keeper Deren Ibrahim.

Dane Luchford scored twice as Folkestone Invicta produced the comeback of the day to beat Walton & Hersham 4-2.

They trailed 2-0 and had Stuart King sent-off but Luchford, Josh Vincent and substitute Michael Yianni turned things around.

Faversham are fourth after a 3-0 home win over Peacehaven & Telscombe with goals by Luke Harvey, Jamie Maxted and Renford Tenyue.

Substitute Jamie Turner hit Herne Bay’s late winner as they beat Eastbourne Town 3-2. Sam Hasler and Jordan Casey got the others.

Joe Taylor got both as Sittingbourne won 2-0 at home against Tooting, Ronnie Dolan was Hythe’s scorer in their 5-1 drubbing at Guernsey, while Ramsgate lost 3-1 at home to 10-man Redhill, despite going in front early through Ian Pulman.

Chatham also led through Andy Constable’s penalty but conceded two injury-time goals in a 4-1 home, Ryman League Division 1 North defeat by Heybridge Swifts.

Leaders VCD dropped their first points of the season after a 0-0 draw at Needham Market, while substitute Aaron Jeffery earned Erith & Belvedere in a 1-1 draw at AFC Sudbury,

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