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Southern Counties East round-up: Will Johnson-Cole’s late double gives Bearsted victory in big Premier Division game at Corinthian

Will Johnson-Cole scored twice in the last two minutes as Bearsted won a top-five Premier Division clash at Corinthian.

Jack Palmby’s early opener for the Bears was cancelled out by Luke Adams after half-time.

Bearsted manager Kevin Stevens. Picture: Ian Scammell
Bearsted manager Kevin Stevens. Picture: Ian Scammell

But with the game heading for a 1-1 draw, Johnson-Cole took centre stage with a late double for Kevin Stevens’ side.

Leaders Glebe came from a goal down at Kennington to move five points clear at the top, taking advantage of Faversham’s postponement at Stansfeld.

Fin Dent opened the scoring for Ton but Jason Banton levelled and Jonathon Erharbor and Jamie Philpot clinched a 3-1 victory after the break.

Reece Gillies scored the only goal on the stroke of half-time as Whitstable won at VCD to consolidate sixth place.

Steve Ratcliff, Neil Spencer and Cruise Nyadzayo struck in 10 minutes during the first half as Punjab won 3-1 at Hollands & Blair.

Richard Atkins replied from the penalty spot just before the break.

Lordswood continued their fine form under Nicky Southall with a 3-1 victory at Welling Town.

Josh Reid and Callum Peck but Lords in charge, with Artem Kuchkov scoring a late clincher after Sam Bailey replied.

Goals from Jake Lovell (2) and Ollie Milton gave Erith Town a 3-1 win at Holmesdale in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals.

Deal’s postponed FA Vase fifth-round tie at Bridgwater has been rearranged for next Saturday.

The game was called off yesterday, the hosts holding an early pitch inspection to save Town travelling.

Promotion hopefuls Larkfield & New Hythe claimed the result of the day in Division 1 - winning 9-0 at Greenways.

Struggling Greenways were holding their own until Jerome Wade’s 38th-minute strike opened the floodgates.

There were doubles for Makhosini Khanye, Matt Day and Josh Jackson, with Jack Sammoutis and Tyrell Richardson-Brown also on target.

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