TUNBRIDGE WELLS FC

The Wells look to bounce back from Saturday’s defeat to Canterbury City, when they travel to Ditton to face K Sports on Saturday.

The Paperboys won promotion from division one last season after finishing runners up to Punjab United. They find themselves in 17th after 6 games on 4pts having won once drawn once and losing 4 times.

The Wells remain in 19th after Saturday’s defeat and have now lost 6 of their opening 7 games.

The two teams met in last years SCEFL Challenge Cup where Alexx Kendall scored the only goal of the game to give The Wells a 0-1 away win.

The Wells put in an abject performance on a soggy afternoon at The Culverden as they were easily dismantled by Canterbury City.

A bright opening by The Wells was soon extinguished as Alexx Kendall deflected into his own net after 7mins.

Jordan Casey doubled City’s lead when he rifled home from the edge of the Wells area.

Dave Pilcher secured a well deserved victory when he was allowed time and space to rocket home from 25yrds.

The Wells remain in 19th with 3pts from 7 games.

Next up The Wells travel to K Sports next Saturday.

Kick Off 3pm.

The Wells welcome Canterbury City to The Culverden on Saturday afternoon as they return to league duties.

City sit 9th after 4 games on 9pts having won 3 and lost once.

Wednesday evenings Vase replay win at Bridon Ropes saw The Wells make it 4 games unbeaten and they will be looking to add to their first league points won away at Rusthall. After 6 games The Wells sit 19th.

Last seasons saw an entertaining 2-2 draw in front of a crowd of 205. Jon Pilbeam scoring the goals for The Wells.

Kick Off 3pm.

The Wells progressed to the 1st round proper of this seasons FA Vase with a 0-1 replay win at SCEFL division one side Bridon Ropes.

Drew Crush thought he had given The Wells the lead only for his goal to be ruled out for a offside.
Danny Powell however did give The Wells the lead on the stroke of half time when he fired home from a Jake Beecroft through ball

Despite a late onslaught The Wells held on to claim victory and set up a home tie against AFC Uckfield Town of the Southern Combination League on Saturday 13th October, Kick Off 3pm.

The Wells travel to Meridian Sports Club on Wednesday evening to play the replay of Saturday’s FA Vase 1-1 aet draw with SCEFL Division One side Bridon Ropes.

Saturday’s game saw Danny Powell’s 35th minute strike cancelled out by Nathan Simpson’s 43rd minute equaliser and extra time couldn’t separate the two sides.

The Ropes best run in the Vase was making the first round proper in both the 15/16 and 16/17 seasons.
They currently sit 4th in SCEFL Division One having gained 15pts from 8 games, winning 4, drawing 3 and losing once.

The Wells must travel to Charlton on Wednesday evening after a pulsating 1-1 draw with Bridon Ropes.

Danny Powell gave The Wells a 35 mins lead with a excellent near post finish.

The Ropes equalised 8mins later when Nathan Simpson converted.

Both sides had chances in the second half and extra time to win the tie and The Wells were indebted to Cameron Hall’s goalkeeping heroics to keep the scores level.

Replay Wednesday.

The Wells return to FA Vase duties on Saturday when they host SCEFL Division One side Bridon Ropes in the second qualifying round of this seasons competition.

The Ropes best run in the Vase was making the first round proper in both the 15/16 and 16/17 seasons.
They currently sit 4th in SCEFL Division One having gained 15pts from 8 games, winning 4, drawing 3 and losing once.

The Wells bagged their first 3pts of the season with an away win at neighbours Rusthall.
The Rustics took the lead after 40mins when Robbie Bissett netted after some poor defending by The Wells.

The Wells equaliser came just 2mins later when a free kick was whipped into the Rusthall area and turned into the net by the Rusthall defender.

The game changed in the second half with the introduction of Jeremy Tudor-Pole who put The Wells in front on 81mins.

Tudor-Pole added his second and The Wells third 4mins later after a blistering solo run saw him find the net.

The Wells head to Jockey Farm Wednesday evening to face neighbours Rusthall.

Having been reprieved from relegation last season thanks to league restructuring, The Rustics sit 2 places above The Wells in 18th on 4pts from 6 games. Their record consists of 1 win, 1 draw and 4 defeats.

The Wells continue to look for their opening league points of the season and after 5 defeats sit rooted to bottom place.

Last seasons meeting between the two sides saw a goalless draw in front of a bumper 652 crowd.

Kick Off 7:45pm

The Wells finally got their 18/19 season started with a resounding win in the Buildbase FA Vase Away to Billingshurst.

Jeremy Tudor-Pole gave The Wells an 11min opener when he converted after beating the Billingshurst keeper.

Tommy Lawerence scored the goal of the day when his jinking run saw him beat 4 opposition players and the keeper to double The Wells lead on 18mins.

Alexx Kendall added the third Wells goal on 29mins when he slotted home into an empty net after a well worked move.

Saturday sees The Wells get a welcome respite from their league woes as they travel to West Sussex to face Billingshurst in the FA Vase.

Billingshurst ply their trade in the Southern Combination League Division One where they currently occupy 14th on 3pts after 4 games winning once and losing 3 times.

Kick Off 3pm

Jubilee Fields
Newbridge Road
Billingshurst
RH14 9HZ

The Wells appalling start to the season went from bad to worse as they lost to A26 derby to neighbours Crowborough Athletic.

The Crows opened the scoring on the stroke of half time through Bayley Colbran After an uneventful first half.

Jack Allen doubled the visitors lead on 71mins with a fine finish.

Jake Beecroft gave The Wells a lifeline when he converted a 75min Penalty, however their was to be no equaliser for The Wells who remain rooted to bottom place.

Next up The Wells begin their FA Vase campaign with a trip to Billinghurst FC on Saturday.

Bank holiday Monday sees The Wells host A26 rivals Crowborough Athletic at The Culverden.

The Crows have endured a tempestuous summer and are currently going through a period of austerity which has seen all of their squad from last season bar one leave Alderbrook.

Sean Muggeridge‘s side occupy 17th after 4 games with a record of 1 win and 3 defeats.

The Wells will be looking for a revival in fortunes on Monday. Wednesday evenings 5-1 defeat at Cray Valley was their 4th defeat from 4 league games and sees them rooted to bottom place on 0pts.

The Wells sunk to the bottom of the league after a midweek mauling at Cray Valley PM.

Anthony Edgar 25mins, Danny Smith 33mins
and a Joe N'Guessan 39min Penalty gave The Millers a 3-0 lead into half time.

Francis Babalola made it 4-0 on the hour.

Alexx Kendall gave The Wells a consolation on 82mins before Denzel Gayle finished of a miserable night for The Wells by netting in the final minute and continuing The Wells worst start to a season for 12 years.

Next up The Wells host A26 rivals Crowborough Athletic on Bank Holiday Monday.

Kick Off 3pm.

The Wells dust themselves down and continue their league campaign on Wednesday evening away to Cray Valley PM.

After 3 games The Millers sit 10th on 4pts having won, drawn and lost their opening games.
Their last outing saw a 3-5 Win away at Lordswood. Where Striker Kevin Lisbie bagged a 7 minute hat trick.

Saturday’s defeat to AFC Croydon Athletic was The Wells 3rd League defeat in as many games and means they now sit 3rd from bottom having endured their worst start to a league campaign since the 2006/07 season.

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