In League 2, Crawley Town won their first home league game of the season on Saturday, beating Scunthorpe United 1-0 .
The first Isthmian League games of the season got underway at the weekend. Horsham drew 1-1 away to Leatherhead FC in their Premier Division match. Merstham lost 2-1 away to Hornchurch.
In the South East Division, East Grinstead won 4-1 away to Haywards Heath. Three Bridges lost 4-1 away to Sevenoaks Town.
South Park lost their South Central match 2-0 away to Waltham Abbey FC.
It was good news for our local teams in the first qualifying round of the FA Vase. Lingfield, Horley Town and Redhill are all through to round 2.
Crawley Town fell to a 2-0 defeat away to Port Vale in their opening League Two fixture on Saturday.
It was bad news too in Redhill’s first game of the season in the Combined Counties Premier Division. The Lobsters lost 2-0 to Raynes Park Vale at Kiln Brow.
Some of our local teams saw FA Cup action in the Preliminary Round at the weekend. Both South Park and East Grinstead are through to the first round qualifying which is scheduled for 22nd September. South Park won 2-1 away to Hythe Town, and East Grinstead won 3-2 at home to Phoenix Sports. Horley Town lost 4-1 away to Kingstonian. Three Bridges’ lost 4-3 on penalties away to Cobham.
Two of our local teams start their league campaigns tomorrow for the 2020/21 season.
Crawley Town kick off their League 2 campaign away to Port Vale.
After a delayed start to the season, Redhill’s Combined Counties division campaign will get underway when Raynes Park Vale visit Kiln Brow.
Kick off for both matches is at 3 o’clock.
Crawley Town FC have bowed out of the EFL Cup.
They lost at home to Millwall FC who opened the scoring in the 14th minute. An own goal by Tunnicliffe in the 31st doubled the lead for the visitors.
Crawley pulled one goal back through the efforts of Ashford however Millwall proved too strong and Matt Smith sealed victory with their third goal in the 59th minute.
Some of our local teams kick off a new season in the FA Cup tomorrow evening.
The Surrey and Sussex teams are visitors in each of their matches in the extra preliminary round; Horley Town travel to Eastbourne United, Horsham YMCA visit Fisher, Crawley Down Gatwick meet Crowborough Athletic and Lingfield play Newhaven.
Redhill had to forfeit their FA Cup tie against Egham Town. Redhill’s fixtures have been suspended for two weeks after a player tested positive for Coronavirus.