Saturday's Ryman League round-up
United went three points clear at the top of
Ryman League, Division 1 South after another home
win in front of a bumper crowd at the Gallagher Stadium.
The Stones beat Merstham 2-0 in
front of a crowd of 1,853 thanks to first-half goals from Stuart
King (pictured) and Tom Mills, while the visitors saw Peter
Wedgeworth sent off 25 minutes from time.
United are clear of second-placed
Dulwich who led 2-0 at third-placed Leatherhead on Saturday when
the game was abandoned after the collapse of a wall around the edge
of the pitch at Fetcham Grove 15 minutes from time. No injuries
stayed fourth after Joe Taylor's late equaliser at Corinthian
Casuals earned a 1-1 draw.
James Cottee had put Casuals ahead
late on but Taylor pounced in the 81st minute.
enjoyed a 2-1 win over fifth-placed Crawley Down in manager Neil
Cugley’s 650th league game in charge.
Dane Luchford opened the scoring
with his first for the club and despite Luke Blewden levelling on
seven minutes, Richard Atkins netted the winner after 34
moved level on points with Crawley after a 1-0 win at basement-boys
Wayne Wilson scored the only goal
from the penalty spot after six minutes and keeper Simon Overland
kept the hosts out at the other end with a string of fine
the gap on the play-off places with a 3-1 win at Tooting &
James Sherman opened the scoring
after 16 minutes and Tom Chapman made it two shortly before Ian
Pulman’s third 11 minutes from time.
The hosts registered a late
consolation from Ryan Adams.
Herne Bay recorded
their first win for more than two and a half months with a 1-0 win
In their first game since January
5, Bay striker Byron Walker returned to form with the only goal
after 16 minutes.
fans were rewarded for their hard work to clear The Belmont pitch
of snow ahead of the visit of Worthing with a fine 4-0 win for
An own goal put the hosts ahead on
four minutes before James Morrish volleyed home just before
half-time to double the lead.
Buster Smissen added a third 25
minutes from time before a late fourth from Sean Raggett.
from third to sixth in Ryman League, Premier
Division after their home game against East Thurrock was
went fifth in Ryman League, Division 1 North after
a dramatic home win over Wroxham.
The visitors went ahead after 30
minutes through Jamie Forshaw but Baff Addae levelled on the hour
and Enoch Adjei snatched the points in stoppage-time.
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