1st Team Fixtures / Results

South Park FC – 1st Team Fixtures / Results 2021/22

Kick off times for home games Saturday – 3pm – Tuesday 7.45 pm

Fixtures subject to confirmation

Date

Day

Comp

Home

Away

Result

14/08/21

Sat

ISC

Marlow

South Park

3 - 0

Marlow           3          South Park      0

South Park opened their Isthmian League South Central Division with a 3-0 defeat away at Marlow.

Kick off was delayed by 15 minutes due to heavy traffic en route to Marlow and Park made a slow start conceding twice in the first six minutes. The opening goal came in the 3rd minute from a free kick wide on the right. The free kick was played to the far post where Adam Richards headed home. In the 6th minute Marlow were awarded a penalty after foul on Jordan Brown who picked himself up to score from the spot. Adam Aziz hit a 20 yard shot straight at the Marlow keeper. English shot wide for Marlow and then Rogers shot over the bar. After a neat 1-2 on the edge of the Park area Mealing blazed over the bar. Ben Jordan’s shot was well saved by Grant in the Marlow goal and on the stroke of half time he made an excellent save to deny Ibrahim Jalloh.

Aziz shot wide form the edge of the box and a through ball to Laylor -Dell was overhit with the park forward bearing down on goal, the ball ran out of play. A Marlow counter attack saw Bufton save smartly with his legs. Jordan’s through ball to Lalor-Dell was cut out by the centre back as Park tried to get back into the game. Marlow increased their lead in the 70th minute when they pounced on a mis placed pass in the Park half and despite Bufton making an excellent save to deny English, Bell reacted first to score from close range. Lalor-Dell cutting in from the right hit a left foot shot which as saved by grant in the Marlow goal.

The Spark are in Emirates FA Cup action on Saturday when they host Three Bridges at Whitehall Lane, 3.00 pm kick off.

South Park:  Bufton, Bancroft, Vetterlein, Clothier, Faithorn, Adesida, Lalor-Dell, Jordan, Simpson, Aziz, Jalloh.  Subs: Atkinson, Sumithran, Adrade Felipe, Mark, Pires.

21/08/21

Sat

FAC

South Park

Three Bridges

3 - 3

South Park      3          Three Bridges     3

South Park and Three Bridges will face each other again on Tuesday evening in and FA Cup Preliminary Round replay following a 3-3 draw at Whitehall Lane.
Park started brightly and Aziz’s ball inside the full back found Lalor-Del but a heavy touch allowed the visitors defence to clear the danger. Villavicencio shot wide for Bridges before the deadlock was broken in the 12th minute when the ball found Simpson 8 yards from goal he made no mistake to give the Sparks the lead. A cross form the right from Bridges was pushed away by Bufton and the follow up shot was well wide of the target. Bufton raced out of his area to clear a long through ball as Tolfrey tried to get on the end of it. Lalor-Dell latched on to a though ball however Thorp in the Bridges goal was off his line smartly to block. Tolfrey’s cross from the byline was deflected behind by Faithorn. Thorp saved Jordan’s long range effort. Jalloh picked the ball up just inside the Bridges half in the 39th minute and powered forward cutting inside to the edge of the area before unleashing his shot across the Thorp into the bottom corner to double Park’s lead.
Three Bridges made a double change at half time which had an immediate effect as one of the substitutes Juwara pulled a goal back in the 47th minute. Juwara was a threat every time he picked up the ball and Park were thankful to Bufton who blocked Juwara’s shot after neat play on the edge of the area. Chesworth hit a shot back across goal that went wide as Bridges were now camped on the edge of the Park area. Lalor-Dell’s shot on the turn was pushed away by Thorp low to his right. Bridges drew level in the 82nd minute when Aubrey scored and the same player put Bridges in front in the 86th minute. Park’s heads did not drop and they responded immediately when Rivera latched on to a through ball as Thorp rushed off his line to narrow the angle Rivero calmly chipped the Bridges keeper to make it 3-3 and setup Tuesday’s replay.
South Park travel to Chertsey Town on Saturday before facing Chipstead on Bank holiday Monday, 3 pm kick off in a game that is being played at Horsham FC’ s ground due to the impending work on the Spark’s pitch.

 

South Park:  Bufton, Bancroft, Vetterlein, Jordan, Faithorn, Brown, Lalor-dell, Pires, Simpson, Aziz, Jalloh.  Subs: Sumithran, Andrade Filipe, Rivera, Roberts, Mensah, Atkinson, Clothier.

24/08/21

Tue

FAC

South Park

Three Bridges

28/08/21

Sat

ISC

Chertsey Town

South Park

30/08/21

Mon

ISC

South Park

Chipstead

04/09/21

Sat

FAC

11/09/21

Sat

ISC

Uxbridge

South Park

18/09/21

Sat

ISC

South Park

Thatcham Town

2 - 0

South Park      2         Thatcham Town     0

South Park picked up their first league win of the season with a 2-0 victory over Thatcham Town.
The Sparks started brightly with Adam Aziz having a long range shot saved by Rackley in the Thatcham goal. Aziz then had a curling shot pushed away by Rackley and when the ball was crossed back into the area Simpson shot wide. Faithorn blocked a left wing cross with the Thatcham centre forward unmarked in the area. A through ball from De Melo Calheiros found Brown whose shot was blocked. Otuyo in the Park goal pushed away a long range shot. The deadlock was broken in the 31st minute when Simpson headed home Vetterlein’s cross from the left. Simpson then had a shot saved and another header which this time went wide.
In the opening minutes of the 2nd half Jalloh found Aziz whose shot was pushed away by Rackley. Jalloh’s long range shot was blocked by the Thatcham centre half. Otuyo saved a long range shot with his legs to keep the Sparks in front. Thatcham had a great chance to level the scores in the 63rd minute when Miller was played through but shot wide with only Otuyo to beat. At the other end Lalor-Dell shot straight at the Thatcham keeper and Pires and had a shot blocked on the edge of the area. Park increased their lead in the 86th minute when Vetterlein got to the bye line and pulled the ball back to Jalloh whose shot on the turn nestled in the bottom corner of the net.
The Sparks are without a game on Saturday as they are not involved in the 1st Qualifying Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy. On Tuesday 28th September they are at home to Tooting & Mitcham Utd.
South Park: Otuyo, Bancroft, Pires, Vetterlein, Faithorn, Bell, Jalloh, De Melo Calheiros, Simpson, Aziz, J Brown.  Subs:  Lalor-Dell, E Brown, Morris, T Brown, Andrade Filipe.

28/09/21

Tue

ISC

South Park

Tooting & Mitcham Utd

02/10/21

Sat

ISC

Binfield

South Park

2 - 1

Binfield  2          South Park  1

Following the postponement of their midweek fixture due to the fuel shortage South Park returned to league action away at fourth placed Binfield.
The home side got off to the perfect start when Josh Helmore’s strike form the edge of the area put them in front in just the second minute. Park steadied themselves and began to create opportunities. Simpson’s clever through ball almost found Anderson but he was denied by Grace in the Binfield goals who was off his line quickly to clear the danger. A free kick from Aziz was saved by Grace. Bancroft’s ball into the are found Rivera whose shot on the stretch went wide. Bunting headed a left wing cross wide. Park drew level in the 31st minute after good work from Jalloh down the right he pulled the ball back for Anderson who fired home from 15 yards. Jalloh’s goal bound shot just before the break was deflected over the crossbar.
Park began the second half on the front foot and Faithorn’s header was saved by Grace. Otuyo saved a long range effort from Binfield with ease. Aziz picked the ball up on half way and his mazy run ended with a shot that Grace save. Bunting headed a right wing cross over the bar before De Melo Calheiros sliced a shot wide for the Sparks. With the game in stoppage time the Sparks suffered a cruel blow as Bunting was on hand to head homme a right wing cross from six yards to give the home side the lead. Jalloh had a shot blocked as the Binfield held on to claim the points.
South Park are without a fixture next Saturday as they have a bye in the Buildbase FA Trophy. They return to league action on Tuesday week when we make the short visit to Gander Green Lane to play Sutton Common Rovers.
South Park:  Otuyo, Bancroft, Sumithran, Vetterlein, Faithorn, Bell, Anderson, Rivara, Simpson, Aziz, Jalloh.  Subs:  T Brown, De Melo-Calheiros, Tantale, J Brown, Filipe.

12/10/21

Mon

ISC

Sutton Common Rovers

South Park

0 - 6

Sutton Common Rovers 0       South Park 6

The Sparks produced an outstanding team performance to claim an emphatic 6-0 away victory at Sutton Common Rovers to move up to 10th place in the league.
A bright start from South Park saw Aziz’s driving run from halfway abruptly ended when he was brought down 25 yards from goal. Bancroft’s free kick flew just passed the upright. Park broke the deadlock in the 12th minute when Filipe found Aziz out on the left who cleverly beat his man and his cross found Simpson whose powerful header from 8 yards found the back of the net. Freeman in the Park goal reacted smartly to block a shot from the home side with his legs. Another cross from the left this time picked out Bancroft who headed wide. Park made it 2-0 in the 29th minute when a shot from Calheiros came back of the post and struck the unfortunate Foley before finding the back of the net. In the 40th minute Park made it 3-0 when a clever through ball found Filipe who burst through the home defence to round Foley and calmly score from 10 yards.
Park attacked from the start of the second half and were awarded a penalty in the 46th minute when Calheiros was fouled by Dabo. Worse was to come for Rovers as Dabo was sent off for his second caution of the game. Aziz took the spot kick but Foley saved the spot kick diving to his right. Aziz then shot wide before Freeman saved well diving low to his right. Calheiros had a shot blocked and Azizi shot wide as the Sparks looked to increase their lead against the ten men. Pires played the ball into the box where Simpson headed across goal to Faithorn who headed over the bar. Freeman saved a deflected shot on a rare attack from the home side. Calheiros chased down a lost cause to put pressure on Foley on the left hand side of his area and his clearance only found Aziz 40 yards from goal whose shot found the empty net to give the Sparks a 4 goal lead. Jalloh & Rivera combined for the former to shoot just wide of the upright. A cross from Calheiros picked out Aziz who cut inside to fire home for Park’s fifth. Lalor-Dell burst through but shot wide with only Foley to beat. A cross field ball from Filipe found Jalloh on the right who beat his marker for pace to score from 15 yards to cap a great night for the Sparks.
The Sparks are without a game on Saturday as their Scheduled opponents Bedfont Sports are in FA Cup action. The Sparks are scheduled to face Tooting & Mitcham Utd at home on Tuesday (19th).
South Park:  Freeman, Bancroft, Pires, Alderton, Faithorn, Bell, Calheiros, E. Brown, Simpson, Aziz, Felipe.  Subs:  Rivera, Jalloh, Lalor-Dell, J. Brown, Jordan.

19/10/211

Sat

ISC

South Park

Tooting & Mitcham Utd

2 - 0

South Park      2        -      Tooting & Mitcham Utd     0

The Sparks moved up to 9th place in the Isthmian League South Central Division with a 2-0 home win over Tooting & Mitcham Utd.
An outstanding performance from keeper Sam Freeman was instrumental in the Sparks making it back to back victories and clean sheets. He was called into action in as early as the 4th minute making his first save from a long range effort. Williams shot from the edge of the area forced Freeman to make an excellent save in the 20th minute. In the 29th minute Park broke quickly from a Tooting corner however the ball from Aziz was slightly behind Rivero and Tooting cleared the danger. Park almost gifted Tooting a goal in the 36th minute when Rivera under hit a back pass but Freeman was off his line smartly to block the shot. Stewart’s 40 yard free kick was pushed away by Freeman. Lalor- Dell’s shot from 25 yards flew over the bar.
Park upped the their tempo at the start of the 2nd half and a cross form the left form Lalor-Dell was scrambled clear by the Tooting defence. Rivera’s volley form 20 yards was tipped over the bar by Ross in the Tooting goal. Freeman once again pushed away a long range shot to keep the scores level. The deadlock was broken in the 59th minute when Simpson held the ball up on half way and found Aziz who drove forward to the edge of the Tooting are before striking an early shot between the legs of Ross to give the Sparks the lead. Four minutes later it was 2-0 to Park. Simpson played the ball out to Aziz who waited for Simpson to get into the box and his cross was as headed home by the Sparks forward. Tooting should have pulled a goal back from the re start when the ball was cut back from the goal line to Waters who dragged his shot wide of the post from 15 yards. With Tooting pressing forward in search of a goal to get back into the game Freeman made a couple of outstanding saves to deny the visitors as Park held on to take the points.
The Sparks are on the road on Saturday when they travel to 4th place Hanwell Town. The next home game is on Saturday week (30th October) when Harrow Borough are the visitors in the Buildbase FA Trophy.
South Park: South Park:  Freeman, Bancroft, Pires, Alderton, Faithorn, Bell, Lalor-Dell, E. Brown, Simpson, Aziz, Felipe.  Subs:  Rivera, Jalloh, J. Brown, Calheiros, Jordan.

23/10/21

Sat

ISC

Hanwell Town

South Park

3 - 3

Hanwell Town  2     -    South Park  3

The Sparks will be disappointed to have only picked up a point at Hanwell Town having lead 3-1 at half time.
It was home side who started on the front foot with Laaref shooting wide in the opening minute. Bell blocked a shot from Rush as Hanwell looked for an early goal. Despite the home sides early pressure it was Park who opened the scoring in the 10th minute when Laing’s diagonal ball found Jalloh whose first touch took him past his marker and his shot flew past Sobte into the bottom corner of the net. Four minutes leader Park had doubled the lead when Aziz’s through ball found Jalloh’s run and his first touch took him past Sobte allowing Jalloh to place his shot in the unguarded net. Hanwell got back into the game in the 16th minute when Carr’s angled drive found the far corner of the net. Pires and Faithorn both blocked shots. Bancroft’s free kick was laid back by Laing to Faithorn who shot over the bar. Freeman made a fine save before Park restored their two goal advantage in the 39th minute when Aziz shot from 25 yards which went through Sobte’s legs and despite his attempt to stop the ball going over the line, the assistant referee flagged for the goal. Laing’s long range effort was saved by Sobte on the stroke of half time.
Jordan’s through ball to Laing in the opening minutes of the second half looked to have put the Park forward through on goal however he was adjudged offside. Obi fired over the bar when well placed. Hanwell scored their second of the game in the 62nd minute when Obi’s glancing header from a free kick flew into the net. Park were reduced to 10 men in the 67 when Bell was adjudged to have used excessive force to foul the Hanwell attacker wide on the right. Hanwell got back on level terms in the 72nd minute when Duffy headed home from close range. Freeman saved low to his left to keep out a shot from the edge of the area. In stoppage time Laing saw red when he retaliated to a heavy challenge on him from O’Brien who appeared lucky not to be shown red as well for the challenge which was similar to the one that saw Bell dismissed earlier in the half. Park held on for the final minute to claim a point against fifth placed Hanwell Town.
The Sparks are at home on Saturday to Harrow Borough in the 3rd Qualifying Round replay of the Buildbase FA Trophy.
South Park: Freeman, Bancroft, Pires, Andrade Filipe, Faithorn, Bell, Laing, Jordan, Simpson, Aziz, Jalloh. Subs: Lalor-Dell, Vetterlein, J Brown, E Brown, Morris.

30/10/21

Sat

FAT

South Park

Harrow Borough

0 - 1

South Park      0        -     Harrow Borough     1

South Park bowed out of the Buildbase FA Trophy with a 1-0 defeat at home to Step 3 Harrow Borough.
The visitors were out of the block fast and took early control of this game. Wynter’s header was saved by Freeman. Cole shot over for Harrow who were camped in the Park half. Freeman then blocked a shot form Keita. Harrow opened the scoring in the 9th minute when Wynter struck his shot past Freeman from 15 yards. Preddie at the heart of the Harrow defence used his experience to deny Jalloh a clear run on goal. Taylor hit a long range effort that Freeman and the park keeper then denied Keita from close range. Adenola’s hot flashed across goal. Owoeye shot over as the half ended.
Cole went close for the visitors before Mansfield’s header clipped the top of the Park bar. Freeman saved from Owoeye to keep the difference to one. Park began to get a foothold in the game and a shot from De Melo Calheiros was parried by Strizovic with Halloh’s shot form 18 yards hitting the bar. Tyler Brown shot over from 25 yards and then Aziz had shot saved by Strizovic.The Harrow keeper was called into action again making a smart save to deny Dacruz. For Harrow Mansfield headed wide. Jalloh then shot wide for the Sparks. Deep into added time park won two corners, the second of which seemed destined to be met by the head of Freeman however a deflection took the ball out the Park keepers path and Park’s chance of getting an equaliser had gone.
The Sparks return to league action next Saturday away at Staines Town where their will be looking to extended their unbeaten three match run in the league.
South Park:  Freeman, J Brown, Andrade Filipe, Alderton, Faithorn, T Brown, De Melo Calheiros, Jordan, Aziz, Jalloh, E Brown. Subs:  Dacruz, Rivera, Pires, Morris, Wealthyland, Abubakari, Mohammed.

06/11/21

Sat

ISC

Staines Town

South Park

0 - 2

Staines Town  0     -    South Park  2

South Park eased to a comfortable 2-0 victory away at Staines Town which sees the Sparks move up to ninth place in the Isthmian League South Central Division.
The Sparks attacked straight form the kick off with Aziz whose long range effort was saved by Ringer in the Staines goal. Jalloh then beat two defenders before dragging his shot wide of the post. Lopes hit a speculative long range effort which Otuyo saved with ease. Bancroft struck a free kick form 25 yards over the bar. Filpe’s through ball found Jedidiah Brown whose shot was deflected behind for a corner. Park’s pressure paid off in the 27th minute when Bancroft’s ball found Aziz in space and he burst into the area and hit his shot across Ringer into the far corner of the net. Filipe found Aziz on the edge of the area but this time he shot wide. Aziz almost turned provider as he found Jalloh who shot straight at Ringer. Otuyo was off his line quickly to block an effort form Lopez. Park broke quickly down the right through Jedidiah Brown whose shot cannoned of the post to Aziz following up who calmly scored from 8 yards to double the Sparks lead. Jalloh had a shot that was deflected behind for a corner. From the corner Faithorn’s header flew over the bar.
Park continued where they left off at half time at the start of the second half. Brown shooting wide and then shooting straight at Ringer. A corner from the right from Aziz picked out Tyler Brown and his goal bound header was kicked away by Ringer. Utuyo saved a shot from Amissa and Lopes then shot wide. Price-Placid’s cross from the right found Jalloh but his effort went wide. Torbett hit a speculative 25 yard shot which Otuyo saved. Dickson’s layoff found Jalloh and his curling shot flew over the bar.
On Saturday the Sparks travel to bottom of the table Northwood. On Tuesday 16th November Bedfont Sports are the visitors to Whitehall Lane.
South Park:  Otuyo, J Brown, Pires, Alderton, Faithorn, T Brown, Jalloh, De Melo Calheiros, Bancroft, Aziz, Andrade Filipe.  Subs: Dickson, Price-Placid, E Brown, Simpson, Jordan.

13/11/21

Sat

ISC

Northwood

South Park

1 - 5

Norhtwood  1     -    South Park  5

South Park continued their fine run of form with a convincing 5-1 victory away at Northwood which saw the Sparks move up to 8th place in the league.
Northwood started brightly with Gurteen heading a free kick over the bar. Pitcher on his return to South Park played the ball through to Aziz whose shot was saved by Purdue in the Northwood goal. Park broke the deadlock in the 11th minute when Jalloh ran on to a clearance form Otuyo and lifted his shot over Purdue. Jalloh’s pull back from the bye line found Brown whose shot was blocked. Aziz had a long range shot blocked. Park doubled their lead in the 30th minute when Aziz found Pitcher in space in the area and he calmly found the back of the net. Etuhi shot over the bar for the home side. Dickson’s shot from the edge of the area was blocked and then Pitcher was denied twice with efforts blocked by a defender on the line and the goalkeeper. On the stoke of half time Park made it 3-0 when Aziz cut into the area and drilled his shot across the keeper into the far corner of the net.
Brown’s mazy run resulted in a shot which was parried by Purdue however Pitcher following up, shot wide. Otuyo made a fine save to keep Park’s 3 goal lead intact and then Alderton blocked a shot from Ehui. Northwood pulled a goal back in the 57th minute when Etuhi’s shot on the turn found the back of the net. A fine passing move involving Dickson, Aziz & Pitcher resulted in Aziz shooting over the bar. Aziz found Lalor-Dell in the inside left channel and his left foot shot was tipped over the bar by Purdue. In the 72nd minute a corner from the left from Aziz was bundled home by Faithorn to restore Park’s 3 goal advantage. Rivara’s long range effort flew just over the bar. Otuyo made an excellent save from point blank range to deny Milenge. Park rounded off an excellent performance in stoppage time when Jalloh closed down right back Cash and nicked the ball off him and seeing the Northwood keeper off his line struck a 35 yard shot over the keeper into the roof of the net.
Park now have successive home league games against Bedfont Sports on Tuesday and Chalfont St Peter on Saturday. On Tuesday 23rd November they make the short journey to face Merstham in the Surrey Senor Cup.
South Park:  Otuyo, Bancroft, Andrade Filipe, Dickson, Faithorn, Alderton, J Brown, De Melo Calheiros, Pitcher, Aziz, Jalloh.  Subs:  Lalor-Dell, Jordan, Rivera, E Brown, Dacruz.

16/11/211

Sat

ISC

South Park

Bedfont Sports

1 - 1

South Park      1        -   Bedfont Sports     1

South Park extended their unbeaten run in the league to six games with a 1-1 draw at home to Bedfont Sports although they left it late as they scored an injury time penalty that their attacking play deserved.
After a cagey opening to the game neat interplay between Pitcher and Aziz saw the former knock the ball past Kyriatzis but off balance was unable to hit the target. Jalloh fired a 20 yard shot over the bar. Laing & Pitcher’s neat 1-2 set Laing free but he dragged his shot wide of the far post. From an Aziz corner on the left Alderton’s shot was blocked. Churchwell made an excellent block to deny Bademosi in a rare Sports attack. The visitors were awarded a penalty in the 41st minute and Sanders spot kick straight down the middle put Sports one up. Laing hit another shot wide of the post having been played through by Pitcher. Sanders shot just before the break was deflected behind for a corner.
A deflected cross from Jalloh found its way to Pitcher but his shot was scrambled away from goal. A corner from the left was cleared at the near post by Pitcher. Bell headed a corner straight at Kyriatzis in the Sports goal. Sanders fired a free kick from 22 yards high over the Park bar. Pitcher was denied by Kyriatzis who was having a fine game in goal for Bedfont. Jackson’s speculative long range effort for Sports failed to trouble Churchwell. Bell’s 50 yard diagonal ball found Laing whose volley was deflected behind for a corner from which Bell’s header was saved by Kyriatzis. Park did not give up and in the 3rd minute of added time won another corner. The corner from Aziz was met by a Park head and blocked by a Bedfont hand with he referee giving Park a penalty. Adam Aziz stepped up and his spot kick nestled in the back of the net via the inside of the post. Soon after the referee blew for full time.
Park resume league action on Saturday when Chalfont St Peter are the visitors to Whitehall Lane before making the short journey to the Moatside to face Merstham in the Surrey Senior Cup next Tuesday.
South Park:  Churchwell, Andrade Filipe, Pires, Alderton, Daithorn, Bell, Jalloh, Dickson, Pitcher, Aziz, Laing.  Subs:  De Melo Calheiros, Lalor-Dell, Bancroft, J Brown, Jordan.

20/11/21

Sat

ISC

South Park

Chalfont St Peter

4 - 0

South Park      4        - Chalfont St Peter     0

The Sparks extended their unbeaten league run to seven games with a comfortable 4-0 win against Chalfont St Peter.
Park did not have to wait long for their first opportunity which came in the 3rd minute when Jalloh beat his marker cut inside and his shot was blocked. Dickson picked the ball up in his own half and played the ball out to Jalloh on the left who beat his marker and got the bye line to pull the ball back to Aziz 8 yards out who calmy finished off the move to give the Sparks the lead. A long ball almost caught Park out as Edwards cut in from the left be the Chalfont forward shot wide. A free kick from the visitors was headed behind by Faithorn. A through ball from Azizi picked out Pitcher’s run who rounded the keeper to score however the assistant adjudged Pitcher to be offside. Pitcher and Aziz were combining well together and this time it was Pitcher who played in Aziz but his shot from the edge of the area flew over the bar. Faithorn reacted quickly to head a goal bound effort from Edwards off the line. Aziz grabbed his and Park’s second goal in the 42nd minute. Pitcher brought the ball down and Aziz was on hand to fire home frorm ten yards. Park almost made it 3 in the 44th minute when Pitcher just failed to connect to a cut back from Aziz.
A speculative long range effort was easily dealt with by Otuyo in the Park goal. Whilst Chalfont had their fair share of possession at the start of the second half and won a succession of corners but the Park back line stood firm and Chalfont St Peter failed to trouble the Park goal. Park made it 3-0 in the 64th minute when Aziz picked the ball up on the edge of the area, he weaved past three defenders before placing his shot in the bottom corner to complete his hat trick. Five minute later it was 4-0 when Bell headed home a corner from Aziz. Tantale had a shot saved by McCorkell and then Jalloh shot wide.
South Park travel to the Moatside on Tuesday to face Merstham in the Preliminary Round of the Specsavers Surrey Senior Cup. The Sparks are without a game on Saturday but they do play Westfield at home on Tuesday 30th November.
South Park:  Otuyo, Bancroft, Pires, Alderton, Faithorn, Bell, Dickson, De Melo Calheiros, Pitcher, Aziz, Jalloh.  Subs:  Tantale, Dacruz, Filipe, J Brown, E Brown.

23/11/21

Sat

SSC

Merstham

South Park

4 - 3

Merstham  4     -    South Park  3

The Sparks bowed out of the Surrey Senior Cup losing by the odd goal in seven to Merstham.
South Park took most of the opening ten minutes to settle into the game against a lively Merstham side. Park’s first chance of the game came in the 11th minute when a cross from Pires on left picked out Bancroft and his header was tipped over the bar by Ellaway in the Merstham goal. The deadlock was broken in the 13th minute when Aziz had a shot saved the ball was only half cleared and when it was played back into the area Pitcher scored from 10 yards. Bancrofts ball found Jalloh whose touch created the opportunity to shoot however he shot straight at Ellaway. Jacquart’s 25 yard free kick was blocked by Park’s imposing wall. Park increased their lead in the 29th minute when Bancroft’s cross was nodded down by Pitcher for Aziz to score. Aziz almost grabbed his second of the game when his free kick from 25 yards forced Ellaway into an excellent save. Azizi then had a long range effort fly narrowly over the bar. Pak thought they had scored a third goal when Pitcher latched on to Bancroft’s cross however the Park forward was adjudged offside.
Merstham made a double substitution at half time and pulled a goal back in the 47th minute when Makofo’s left shot found the corner of the Park net. A through ball from Pires found Jalloh who shot wide from the edge of the area. Park were reduced to 10 men in the 56th minute when Alderton was shown a second yellow card. From the resultant free kick Williams levelled the scores with a powerful shot into the roof of the net. Otuyo mad a fine save with his feet to deny Merstham however the home side took the lead in the 73rd minute when Ufuah picked his spot to score from 15 yards. Park responded well and two minutes later were back on level terms. Jalloh chased what seemed a lost cause won the ball out wide and pulled the back to edge of the area for Dickson to place his shot into the bottom corner of the net. Otuyo made another save to deny the home side to keep Park in the game. Laing’s long range effort flew wide of the upright. With the game looking as thought it would be decided by a penalty shoot out Merstham grabbed the winner in the 88th minute when Makofo latched onto a loose ball to score from 16 yards. Laing’s free kick from 20 yards flew over the bar. Deep into stoppage time Park had one more chance but Tantale’s volley was off target.
South Park are without a game on Saturday however they host Westfield at Whitehall Lane on Tuesday (30/11), 7.45 pm kick off.
South Park: Otuyo, Bancroft, Pires, Alderton, Faithorn, Bell, Jalloh, Dickson, Pitcher, Aziz, Andrade Filipe. Subs: De Melo Calheiros, Price-Placid, Laning, Tantale, E Brown.

30/11/21

Sat

ISC

South Park

Westfield

04/12/21

Sat

ISC

Bracknell Town

South Park

11/12/21

Sat

ISC

South Park

Chertsey Town

18/12/21

Sat

ISC

South Park

Marlow

27/12/21

Mon

ISC

Chipstead

South Park

01/01/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Guernsey

03/01/22

Mon

ISC

Ashford Town Middx

South Park

08/01/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Basingstoke Town

15/01/22

Sat

ISC

Thatcham Town

South Park

22/01/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Sutton Common Rovers

29/01/22

Sat

ISC

Tooting & Mitcham Utd

South Park

05/02/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Binfield

12/02/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Hanwell Town

19/02/22

Sat

ISC

Bedfont Sports

South Park

26/02/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Staines Town

05/03/22

Sat

ISC

Westfield

South Park

12/03/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Northwood

19/03/22

Sat

ISC

Chalfont St Peter

South Park

02/04/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Bracknell Town

09/04/22

Sat

ISC

Basingstoke Town

South Park

16/04/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Ashford Town Middx

18/04/22

Mon

ISC

Guernsey

South Park

23/04/22

Sat

ISC

South Park

Uxbridge

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