Wealdstone FC 2 – 1 Maidstone United, Saturday 31st August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com League leaders Wealdstone entertained Maidstone United at The Vale on Saturday afternoon, keen to extend this season's unbeaten home record, while solidifying their status at the top of the table. Fantastic first half goals from Billy Clifford and Jacob Mendy enabled the Stones to edge a feisty and competitive contest, stretching their winning record to seven out of eight matches. Maidstone dominated the first 20 minutes of the match, registering their first shot on target within just three minutes of play, as Dan Wishart struck a low driven effort from the edge of the box; prompting Stones' goalkeeper Aston Oxborough to produce a solid save. Wishart, who had been particularly dangerous for Maidstone down the left wing, struck another goal bound effort in the 13th minute, which fizzed…
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Weymouth 3 – 4 Wealdstone FC, Monday 26th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Wealdstone move three points clear at the top of the National League South after a dramatic 4-3 victory against Weymouth on Bank Holiday Monday. A perfect hat-trick for Ross Lafayette, accompanied by Dennon Lewis’ first half equaliser, cancelled out Weymouth goals from Yemi Odubade, Abdulai Baggie and Brett Williams at the Bob Lucas Stadium. The game began at an electric pace and the home side were the first to profit, scoring within seven minutes courtesy of Odubade. From the left-hand side, full-back Ollie Harfield had space in an advanced position and squared the ball to Odubade who made no mistake with a first-time finish into the bottom corner. Wealdstone responded well to going behind and gained momentum in the game without panicking after going one-goal down. An exquisite…
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Wealdstone FC 3 – 1 Hungerford Town, Saturday 24th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Table topping Wealdstone entertained Hungerford Town on Saturday afternoon at The Vale, as they looked to continue their excellent start to the season. A first half goal from Jacob Mendy, along with second half goals from Dennon Lewis and Ross Lafayette, secured a fourth consecutive win for the Stones; with Josh Martin scoring for the Crusaders. The Stones started the match in a purposeful fashion; pressurising Hungerford from the outset, as they adopted an attacking formation; alongside a high press, initiated by tireless forward, Ross Lafayette. Wealdstone demonstrated their offensive intent from as early as the second minute of the match. Lafayette rose highest to powerfully head Green’s corner on target, with only a fine save from Hungerford’s goalkeeper Adam Siviter, preventing the home side from taking the…
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Wealdstone FC 2 – 1 Hayes & Yeading United, Tuesday 20th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Wealdstone’s mid-season friendly with Hayes & Yeading United ended in a 2-1 victory for the Stones at The Vale on Tuesday evening. A late first half chip from Phil Roberts gave the Stones a half-time lead. Omar Rowe equalised in the second half for Hayes & Yeading before Trialist C cancelled out Hayes’ equaliser. Paul Hughes’ United almost took the lead inside four minutes in this friendly, an exquisite through-ball by Scott Donnelly left the whole Stones defence flat-footed. Donnelly found Rowe who attempted an audacious chip to catch Stones goalkeeper Jonathan North off his goal-line. Rowe’s effort was poor and sailed miserably over the bar. Both teams received time on the ball in the early stages of this friendly but Wealdstone created their first chance just before…
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Hemel Hempstead Town 0 – 3 Wealdstone FC, Saturday 17th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com High flying Wealdstone travelled to Vauxhall Road yesterday afternoon to face fourth place Hemel Hempstead, as they aimed to extend their winning streak, after Tuesday evening's hard fought victory against Chippenham Town. First half goals from Michael Phillips and Dennon Lewis, along with a superb second half header from Jacob Mendy, secured an emphatic victory for the Stones, as they rose to first in the National League South. The first 15 minutes of play were rather cagey, with both sides maintaining a compact and dynamic shape, as they looked to settle into the edgy contest. Wealdstone were able to register their first shot within the second minute of play. A sweeping move from the visitors led to Nick Arnold and Phillips combining; with the latter, skilfully surging into…
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Wealdstone FC 1 – 0 Chippenham Town, Tuesday 13th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Wealdstone moved up to second in the National League South on Tuesday evening, as they continued their winning momentum with a 1-0 victory against Chippenham Town. A beautiful diving header from midfielder Billy Clifford in the first half was enough to secure consecutive wins for Wealdstone, after Saturday's impressive away win at Braintree Town. The Stones started the match in emphatic fashion as they took the lead within the first five minutes. Goalkeeper Aston Oxborough's free kick found Ross Lafayette, who chested the ball down and found Danny Green on the right wing. Green then produced a splendid moment of skill, outpacing Chippenham defender Jay Foultson to the by-line to whip in a fantastic cross to the far post. Clifford was positioned excellently, at the back post, converting…
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Braintree Town 0 – 4 Wealdstone FC, Saturday 10th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Wealdstone cruised to an impressive 4-0 victory against Braintree Town at Cressing Road on Saturday afternoon. A first half own goal by Ollie Saunders, accompanied by second half strikes from Danny Green, Jacob Mendy and Billy Clifford, meant Wealdstone made it two wins from their opening three games of the new campaign. The Stones started the more dominant of the two sides in the early periods. Defender Connor Stevens was presented the first chance of the afternoon after nine minutes. A fantastic right-footed cross from Nick Arnold located Stevens free in the penalty area and guided his header goalward, prevented only by Michael Johnson’s fingertip-save. Wealdstone dominated the opening phases of the game and took the lead on the 20th minute when Dennon Lewis jetted down the left,…
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Dulwich Hamlet 1 – 0 Wealdstone FC, Tuesday 6th August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Wealdstone suffered their first defeat of the season at Dulwich Hamlet on Tuesday evening as the Stones fell to a narrow 1-0 score-line. A first half finish from Richard Orlu was enough to secure the three points for the Hamlet on a tough night for Dean Brennan’s Stones. Wealdstone dominated possession for the first five minutes and found their first opportunity a minute later. Michael Phillips’ dangerous cross in from the left was touched down by Ross Lafayette in the box and collected by Billy Clifford who struck first time, but Quade Taylor blocked Clifford’s strike. Three minutes later and the Stones had another opportunity. It was Lafayette with the attempt this time from 18-yards on his left foot but Hamlet ‘keeper Ashley Maynard-Brewer batted the effort clear.…
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Wealdstone 4 – 1 Dartford, Saturday 3rd August 2019

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From wealdstone-fc.com Wealdstone entertained Dartford on Saturday afternoon at The Vale, in their opening fixture of this season's National League South campaign. A brace from striker Ross Lafayette, alongside a second half bullet header from defender Connor Stevens, and an own goal by Ben Greenhalgh, ensured Wealdstone eventually ran out comfortable winners; with attacker Josh Hill netting for the Darts. The Stones started the game in imposing fashion; generating a goal scoring opportunity within the second minute of play. Lafayette latched onto a long ball and demonstrated strong holdup play, eventually laying-off to the tireless Nick Arnold, who whipped in a fantastic teasing first-time cross. Sanchez Watt was well-positioned at the back post, but his effort flew just wide of the target. In the ninth minute, Wealdstone were rewarded for…
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