TUNBRIDGE WELLS FC

The Wells worse start to a league campaign in 13 years continued as they lost 3-2 away to Bearsted.

Bearsted opened the scoring on 11mins when Reece Collins finally netted after 3 attempts after two good saves from Cameron Hall.

Jake Beecroft equalised for The Wells from a free kick after Josh Biddlecombe was upended just outside the area on 28mins.

Brandon Diau opened his scoring account to give The Wells the lead when he headed home from close range after an excellent delivery from Jarred Trespaderne on 55mins.

The Wells return to Maidstone on Tuesday evening to face Bearsted.

The Bears sit 12th after 7 games on 12pts with a record of 4 wins and 3 defeats.

Saturday’s 1-1 draw away to K Sports elevated The Wells one place to 18th after 7 games on 4pts.

The Bears have won both league meetings between the two teams at Honey Lane since their promotion from SCEFL Division One. Last Season saw Bearsted win 1-0.

Kick Off 7:30pm

A much improved performance saw The Wells earn a deserved point away at K Sports.

Despite a bright opening The Wells found themselves a goal down on 19mins when James Jeffries took advantage of a fumbled cross to poke home.

The Wells were denied an equaliser on four occasions by an outstanding first half goalkeeping display by K Sports Adam Highstead.

Returning winger Rhys Bartlett grabbed The Wells equaliser when his cross/shot lobbed over the The Paperboys substitute keeper on 77mins.

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.

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