Non-league round-up: Dulwich, Bromley and Welling all exit FA Trophy


Dulwich Hamlet were knocked out of the FA Trophy on Saturday – putting in a meek display as they lost 1-0 at Hornchurch.

Home keeper Joe Wright had only one save of note to make – early on from Lionel Ainsworth.

The hosts went ahead early in the second half when Nathan Clarke volleyed in after a free-kick was only partially cleared.

Dulwich are back in National South action tonight as they host Havant & Waterlooville. They have not won a league match since August 24.

Striker Ade Yusuff has signed for Dover Athletic after being released by Hamlet.

Dulwich boss Gavin Rose said: “Ade always worked honestly and tirelessly for the team and that endeavour has attracted Dover to giving him an opportunity to go and score some goals for them.”

Bromley bowed out of the same competition as they lost 3-0 at Dorking Wanderers on Saturday.
Rob Swaine’s goal was only a consolation for Welling United as they went down 3-1 at Yeovil Town in the trophy.

Tooting & Mitcham United are up to third in the Isthmian League South Central Division after a 2-1 home success over fellow promotion chasers Ware.

The away side broke the deadlock after four minutes but Jamarie Brissett quickly levelled and a 21st-minute own goal by Daniel Rumens proved decisive.

Cray Valley PM lost 2-0 at Phoenix Sports and now trail Isthmian South East Division leaders Hastings United by four points.

Josh Adejokun’s 65th-minute goal earned Fisher a 1-0 victory at home against Deal Town in the SCEFL Premier Division.

Janichell Santos and Jake Rose netted as AFC Croydon picked up a 2-0 win over Erith Town.

Greenwich Borough are enduring a torrid season and were thrashed 6-1 at Glebe – former Millwall striker Jamie Philpot on target for the hosts. Malik Ouani got the South London club’s goal – they are rock bottom of the table.

Joji Phillips and Oli Milton scored in the final 10 minutes as Forest Hill Park recorded a 2-1 home success over Rochester United in the SCEFL First Division.

Lewisham Borough lost 7-3 at Greenways. Ijah Currie-Wilson, Tomek Frooms and Herujess King netted for the losers.

Croydon won 2-1 at Lydd Town. Andy Somo’s second-half penalty put them ahead before Tunde Owolabi also scored.

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