Non-league round-up: Dulwich Hamlet end drop fears as Tooting keep in play-off hunt


Dulwich Hamlet look to have finally ended any fears of National League South relegation after a 3-1 win over Hungerford Town on Saturday.

Akinyemi misses

The victory at Champion Hill moves Gavin Rose’s side eight points clear of the bottom three with only three matches remaining.

Hamlet scored all their goals in the first half. Nathan Ferguson had hit the bar with Dipo Akinyemi also squandering a chance before they went ahead on 21 minutes.

Nathan Ferguson hits the bar

Michael Chambers squared for Dan Thompson to convert.

Dan Thompson scores the first goal

Anthony Cook made it 2-0 on 36 minutes. Stepping up to curl home from a free-kick which he had won.

Thompson celebrates

And it was 3-0 before the break. Cook and Connor Hunte combined with the latter finishing past Hungerford keeper Michael Luyambula.

Town got a consolation near the end with Marvel Ekpiteta netting.

Hunte 3-0

Tooting & Mitcham are still in the hunt for a play-off place in the Isthmian League South Central Division after a 2-1 win at Ashford Town (Middx). Danny Bassett and Isaiah Jones scored in either half.

Cook beats the keeper 3-0

Teshuane Tyreece Walters’ penalty earned rock bottom Greenwich Borough a 1-1 draw at Guernsey on Sunday in the Isthmian League South East Division.

Hunte celebrates

Fisher’s hopes of winning the SCEFL Premier Division title look over after a 0-0 draw with AFC Croydon Athletic – they are now six points behind leaders Corinthian with only three fixtures to play.

Eltham-based Cray Valley PM are second and beat Glebe 2-1 with goals from Gavin Tomlin and Chris Edwards.

Croydon lost 3-2 at home to Tunbridge Wells. Levi Shango and Aydon Richards netted.

Gary Clarke and George Latham got braces in Kennington’s 5-0 victory at Phoenix Reserves in the First Division. Tom Penfold was also on target.

Lewis Miller and Emilien Benji struck in the final 20 minutes as Lewisham Boro defeated Rochester United 2-0.

Forest Hill Park went down 2-0 at Welling Town.

Photos by Keith Gillard

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