Tunbridge Wells FC player of the decade is Perry Spackman.

Signed for The Wells by Martin Larkin from Sevenoaks Town in September 2009, Perry went on to be a mainstay in The Wells defence serving under 3 different managers in his ten years at The Culverden.

Perry’s combative style of play and no nonsense approach gained him adulation from the south stand. He was an integral member of the famous 2013 Wells squad that won the Kent senior trophy Vs Lordswood along with reaching the FA Vase final at Wembley Vs Spennymoor Town.

The Wells returned to winning ways and signed off from 2019 with a ruthless display against a relegation bound Crowborough Athletic.

Jordan Wells gave The Wells a 1-0 half time lead when he fired home the rebound from
Jason Thompson’s free kick which had cannoned off the Crows bar.

The Crows pulled level 5mins into the second half when Sam Carrington’s lofted through ball found Jack Funnell who finished deftly.

The Crows were reduced to ten men when Luke Leppard received a second yellow card for another crude challenge on Jordan Wells on 68mins.

The Wells host Crowborough Athletic on Saturday.

The Crows have endured a torrid time this season and sit second from bottom (19th) after 19 games on 13pts.

Their playing record comprises of 4 wins, 1 draw and 14 defeats while conceding an eye watering 63 goals along the way.

The Crows have managed to win just once away from home this season, a 0-2 win at Punjab Utd on Match day #2 back in August.

Having suffered successive defeats, The Wells look to get back to winning ways at The Culverden.

The Wells were left to rue missed opportunities early in the first half as they fell to their second successive defeat away at Lordswood.

The Wells created early chances but Danny Powell was unable to convert from 2 yards out. Powell and Jason Thompson both missed headers to put The Wells in front.

Jai McKinley’s looping header gave The Lords the lead on 21mins.

A lacklustre second half display saw The Wells unable to create any real chances and Lordswood deservedly added a second goal on 72mins when Alex Brefo rifled home a good move off the crossbar.

The Wells travel to Martyn Grove on Saturday to face Lordswood in the SCEFL premier division.

The Lords sit 14th after 17 games on 19pts. Their playing record consists of 5 wins, 4 draws and 8 defeats.

The Wells sit 9 places above Lordswood in 5th on 28pts. Despite Saturday’s defeat to Sheppey Utd, The Wells still remain in touching distance of the teams above them. Richard Styles’s men have played the least amount of games ( 14 ) of all 20 SCEFL premier teams.

The Wells suffered their first league defeat since 5th October as they were put to a second half sword by a ruthless Sheppey Utd.

Laurent Hamici gave the visitors a 18mins lead when he converted from close range.

Ryan Cheek levelled for The Wells when he headed home a corner on 37mins.

A quick fire treble of goals put the Ites out of sight when Dan Bradshaw 60,66 ( Pen ) and Rob Denness 61 converted to condemn The Wells to their fourth defeat of the season.

With the 3 teams directly below them all losing, The Wells remain in 5th on 28pts.

After a 4 week absence The Wells return to The Culverden on Saturday to host Sheppey Utd in the SCEFL premier division.

The Ites sit one place above The Wells in 4th. They have gained 30pts from 15 games, with a playing record consisting of 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 defeats.
Sheppey have managed to win only 3pts against teams in the top 8 of the division, Gaining 3 draws against Canterbury ( 2-2 ) , Chatham ( 2-2 ) and Hollands & Blair
( 3-3 ). All of their wins coming against teams currently placed tenth or lower.

The Wells dug in and earned a valuable 3pts away at K Sports.

K Sports were a big improvement on the side that lost 7-0 at The Culverden in September and rattled The Wells bar late in the first half however both defences were on top as the first half ended goalless.

The Wells took the lead through Fjord Rogers on 55mins when The Wells target man rifled home from Josh Froggatt’s cross.

Tom Woolridge went closest to equalising for the Paperboys but his long range effort was brilliantly saved by Simon Overland.

The Wells are on the road again on Saturday when they travel to Aylesford to face K Sports in the SCEFL premier division.

The Paperboys currently sit 13th on 17pts after 16 games. Their record comprises of 5 wins, 2 draws and 9 defeats.

After suffering a 7-0 hammering at The Culverden in September. K Sports put together a run of form which saw 4 league wins from 5 games before suffering defeat in their last 3 games.

The Wells put in a determined performance to earn an excellent 3pts away at Deal Town.

Jason Thompson opened the scoring on 14mins when he fired into the top right corner after Jordan Wells had dribbled and squared in the Deal area.

Ben Cardwell equalised for the hosts 4mins before the break with a scrappy goal.

Deal were reduced to ten men after a reckless challenge by Luke Bigginton on Wells substitute Danny Powell saw the Deal defender receive his marching orders.

The Wells make the 72 mile trip to
Deal Town on Saturday in the SCEFL premier division.

The Hoops sit 2 places below The Wells in 10th after 14 games on 21pts. Their playing record consists of 6 wins, 3 draws and 5 defeats. They have won 3 of their 7 games at home.

The Wells campaign has stalled having seen two home games fall foul to the weather and have now played just once in the last 4 weeks. They remain in 8th on 22pts having played the least amount of games of all the teams in the premier division.( 11 games )

After a two week hiatus The Wells continued their winning form with a dominant performance against title hopefuls Chatham Town.

A soggy Culverden saw The Wells get off to a flying start thanks to Jordan Wells who finished coolly after 8mins.

Josh Froggatt doubled The Wells lead on 16mins when skipper Freeman Rogers headed down for Froggatt to rifle home.

Wells keeper Simon Overland claimed The Wells second clean sheet of the season and was a relative spectator as Chatham were unable to mount a second half fight back.

The Wells return to league action after an enforced two week break on Saturday when they host Chatham Town at The Culverden.

The Chats sit 2nd in the league after 15 games on 28pts. They have a playing record of 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats.

The Wells last outing was the 3-1 win at home against AFC Croydon. They have slipped to 9th in the league albeit having played only 10 games. Their record consists of 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats.

The Wells celebrated The clubs 133rd birthday with an emphatic 3-1 win at home against AFC Croydon Athletic.

The Wells begun the game on the front foot with Euan Sahadow opening the scoring on 13mins.

Jason Thompson made it 2-0 6mins later when he converted with aplomb from a Euan Sahadow cross.

Fjord Rogers added a third on 23mins to make it 3-0.

Dominic Ogun pulled a goal back for the Rams on 36mins.

The second half played out to a stalemate with Josh Biddlecombe going closest to adding for The Wells.

The Wells welcome AFC Croydon Athletic to The Culverden on Tuesday evening.

The Rams arrive sitting 13th on 11pts from 10 games. They have won 3, drawn twice and lost 5 times. Last Saturday’s win away at Crowborough Athletic was the Rams first win in 5 games.

The Wells have slipped into a poor run of form which has seen them exit two cup competitions in the last week. They are without a league win since the 7-0 win at home to K Sports.

Last season saw former Wells forward Joe Nwoko grab the winner for AFC Croydon in a 0-1 win in front of 141.

Kick Off 7:45pm


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