Crawley Town had a busy Easter weekend with 2 matches over the holiday period. After a good home 2-1 victory on Good Friday against Leyton Orient, the Reds went down 1-0 at Notts County yesterday afternoon. They’re now on 55 points and safe from the drop in League One.
Also confirmed safe are Premier League Crystal Palace after their 1 nil away win at West Ham on Saturday took them to 43 points.
Elsewhere, Redhill had a mixed weekend, winning 2 – 1 away at Tooting and Mitcham on Saturday, but going down 3-2 at home to Sittingbourne yesterday. Likewise, Merstham had a good game on Saturday beating Herne Bay 3 -1 but lost 3 -2 at Folkstone Invicta yesterday. Crawley Down Gatwick had a poor holiday weekend succumbing 5-2 at Sittingbourne on Saturday and 6 nil at home on Bank Holiday Monday. And Three Bridges also had a mixed Easter losing 3-2 at home on Saturday to Folkstone but coming out 4-2 winners at Whitstable yesterday.
Finally, South Park won both their Easter matches, with a 2-0 victory at Epsom and Ewell and victory against Horley Town by a similar margin at home. Horley Town’s Saturday match ended in a 2-1 defeat by Westfield.
Crawley Town eased their League One relegation fears with an impressive 2 – 0 away win that dented MK Dons’ slim play-off hopes.
The result means The Reds are now six points clear of the relegation zone with two games in hand.
Meanwhile in the Ryman League, Crawley Down Gatwick had a nightmare Saturday afternoon, going down 5 -0 at home to Leatherhead while Merstham suffered a 3 – 1 away defeat at Peacehaven. Good news for Redhill, as they managed a 3 – 1 home win against Hythe Town.
Elsewhere, Horley Town lost 2 – 1 at Hanworth Villa but it was a good result for South Park who ended up 1 – 0 winners at home to Camberley Town.
In League One Crawley Town FC travel to MK Dons tomorrow (Saturday 12th April), hoping to return to winning ways after their 1-nil defeat by Brentford Tuesday evening.
Horley Town travel to Hanworth Villa in the Combined Counties Premier Division; and South Park have home advantage against Camberley Town.
And in Combined Counties Division One, Dorking face South Kilburn away.
Redhill FC welcome Hythe Town to Kiln Brow in the Ryman League.
A late goal gave Crewe a vital win at Crawley, as they battle to beat the drop from League One. The Reds remain 3 points outside the relegation zone with 2 matches in hand.
In the Ryman League, Crawley Down Gatwick went down 2 -1 at home to Faversham, while Merstham beat Walton Casuals 2-1. Three Bridges suffered a 2 – 1 loss at home to Hastings United while Redhill had a good 3 – 2 away win at Walton and Hersham.
Elsewhere Horley Town beat Badshot Lea 2 -1 and South Park thrashed Molesey by 4 goals to one.
Free sports training sessions will run until mid April to help young people in Mole Valley prepare for this year’s P&G Surrey Youth Games.
The training gives 7 to 8 year olds the opportunity to qualify to represent Team Mole Valley.
Councillor Vivienne Michael, says it’s a great opportunity for young people to try out some new sports and discover their natural talent.