Ashford United
Season 2022/23 - Opponents previous meetings 1 of 24

1. Ashford United


Ground:
The Homelands Stadium
Ashford Road
Kingsnorth
Ashford, Kent
TN26 1NJ

Previous meetings:
Cray Valley v Ashford United
League
2021/22 Home W 1-0 Away L 1-3
2019/20 Covid Home W 3-1 Away W 2-1
2016/17 Home L 2-5 Away L 0-2
2015/16 Home L 0-5 Away L 0-1
2014/15 Home W 3-2 Away W 1-0
2013/14 Home L 0-2 Away D 1-1
Played 12
Won 5
Drew 1
Lost 6

Play Off Semi Final:
2021/22 Away L 0-1
Played 1
Lost 1

Cup
2016/17 Home L 0-2 (Challenge Cup Quarter Final)
2016/17 @MaidstoneFC L 1-2 (Kent Senior Trophy Final)
2015/16 Home W 5-1 (FA Cup)
Played 3
Won 1
Drew 0
Lost 2

Season 2021/22
PITCHING-IN ISTHMIAN LEAGUE SE DIV
PLAYOFF SEMI-FINAL
ASHFORD UNITED 1 CRAY VALLEY (PM) 0 - 26th APRIL 2022 - ATT 753
Goals: AU - May 6
Match Report and Photos:
https://www.crayvalleypmfc.com/teams/228820/match-centre/2-11198843/report

PITCHING-IN ISTHMIAN LEAGUE SE DIV
ASHFORD UNITED 3 CRAY VALLEY (PM) 1 - 26th FEB 2022 - ATT 360
Goals: AU - Burdon 54, Collin 77, Lockyer 87
CV - Adeyemo 57
Match Report and Photos:
https://www.crayvalleypmfc.com/teams/228820/match-centre/1-9409814/report

30 OCT - 2021 The Pitching In Isthmian League South East Division
Cray Valley PM 1 - 0 Ashford United
Goal: CV - Gayle 45
Attendance 160
Match Report and Photos:
https://www.crayvalleypmfc.com/teams/228820/match-centre/1-9409634/report

Season 2019/20 Covid-19

Sat 5-Oct 2019 ISTHMIAN SE DIV
Ashford United 1 v Cray Valley 2
Goals: AU - Smith 48
CV - Babalola 9, 71
Attendance 249
Cray Valley: Andrew Walker, Matthew Attenborough-Warren, Daniel Smith, Kalvin Morath-Gibbs, Ashley Sains, Ali Tumkaya, Denzel Gayle, Jack Sammoutis (off 86), Francis Babalola, Anthony Edgar (off 81), Josh James
Substitutes (used *) - Emiliano Hysi, Kweku Ansah * (on 86), Tommy Osborne, Ryan Flack * (on 81), Warren Mfula
Match Report:
https://www.crayvalleypmfc.com/teams/228820/match-centre/1-4530235/report
Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=CrayValleyPM&set=a.2579545785512922

Ashford United v Cray Valley 5th October 2019
Francis Babalola bags a brace

Andy Walker saves comfortably

Sat 25-Jan 2020 ISTHMIAN SE DIV
Cray Valley 3 v Ashford United 1
Goals: CV - Babalola 4, 31, Gayle 86
AU - May 66
Attendance 131
Match Report:
https://www.crayvalleypmfc.com/teams/228820/match-centre/1-4530386/report

Season 2016/17

Ashford United were champions earning promotion to the Isthmian League.

Sat 10-Dec 2016 SCEFL
Ashford United 2 v Cray Valley 0
Goals: AU - Ryan Palmer x 2
Attendance 212

Weds 22-Feb 2017 SCEFL CHALLENGE CUP QUARTER FINAL
Cray Valley 0 v Ashford United 2
Goals: AU - Hill, Palmer
Attendance 90
Cray: Carey, McDonagh, Smith, Wood, Sains, Collins, Thompson (Fitzgerald 65), Miller, Rhule (Kasai 65), Youngs (Reilly 35), Adjei Unused subs: Griffin, Fowler.
After wins at Deal Town on penalties, Rochester United (2-0) and Bearsted (4-0) the Millers first home tie in this competition came to a crushing halt as Rory Hill and Ryan Palmer eased the Nuts and Bolts through.
Match Report:
https://m.facebook.com/CrayValleyPM/photos/a.312108795589977/1855473111253530/?type=3

Sun 26-Feb 2017 SECFL
Cray Valley 2 v Ashford United 5
Goals: CV - Thompson 6 pen, 45=2, (Thompson sent off 69)
AU - West 11, Welford 58, 72 (pen), 80, Stone 76 (West sent off 45)
Attendance 170
Cray Valley: Jordan Carey, Alastair Gordon, Danny Smith, Taylor McDonagh, Ashley Sains (Jamie Miller 40), Laurence Collins, Enoch Adjei, Ryan Fowler, Scott Riley (Austin Gacheru 63), Jason Thompson, Aaron Rhule (Chandler Kasai 57).
Subs: Frankie Griffin, Jamie Wood
Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=CrayValleyPM&set=a.1859834620817379
History Insight:
Cray keeper Jordan Carey's actions led to the video of him head butting the goal post after Ashford scored the rebound from a penalty going viral and ultimately an appearance on Sky's Soccer AM Saturday morning football programme. The story here is picked up by Kent Online, see link.
https://www.kentonline.co.uk/ashford/news/video-keeper-vents-frustration-on-121495/

Jason Thompson scores from the penalty spot to open the scoring Cray Valley v Ashford United 26th February 2017

Sunday 9th April 2017 KENT SENIOR TROPHY FINAL
Ashford United 2 v Cray Valley (PM) 1
Goals: AU - Welford 26, 80
CV - Collins 3
Attendance 726
Ashford United: Kamurasi, Savage, Walker, Botterill, West, Kingwell, Palmer, Stubbs (Stone 69mins), Welford, Goodchild, Hill; Subs: Eldridge, Williams, Lavender, Lye.
Cray Valley: Carey, McDonagh, Smith, Wood(Gordon 69mins), Sains, Collins, Gayle, Thompson, Francis (Springett 82mins), Adjei, Rhule (Fowler, half-time); Subs not used: Fitzgerald, Young.
Manager: James Collins

Season 2015/16

Sat 15-Aug 2015 FA CUP EXTRA PRELIMINARY ROUND
Cray Valley 5 v Ashford United 1
Goals: CV - Aiden Sherlock 27, Alwayne Jones 31, Rory Hill 45+2, 81, 85
AU -Darren Marsden 63
Attendance: 100
Match Report:
https://www.facebook.com/CrayValleyPM/posts/1567467143387463
Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=CrayValleyPM&set=a.1568087483325429

Hat trick man Rory Hill celebrates a goal Cray Valley v Ashford United 15th August 2015

Sat 24-Oct 2015 SCEFL
Cray Valley 0 v Ashford United 5
Goals: AU- Booth 13, Green 28, Welford 43,47 Fagg 85
Attendance: 85
Match Report:
https://www.facebook.com/CrayValleyPM/photos/a.312108795589977/1595329660601211
Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=CrayValleyPM&set=a.1595330750601102

Player-Manager Paul Gross in action Cray Valley v Ashford United 24th October 2015

Sat 2-April 2016 SCEFL
Ashford Utd 1 v Cray Valley 0
Goals: AU- Welford 36 (pen)
Attendance 178
History Insight: Cray Valley were forced to turn out in an old Ashford United strip meaning both teams shirts bore the same sponsor D&D Autos.
Match Report:
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1667561420044701&id=275921759208681
Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=CrayValleyPM&set=a.1667558723378304

Millers captain Tommy Osborne (wearing yellow) in action Ashford United v Cray Valley 2nd April 2016

Season 2014/15

Sat 8-Nov 2014 SCEFL
Cray Valley 3 v Ashford United 2
Goals:CV- Alwayne Jones 13, Alex Chambers 48, Ronnie Vint 90+2
AU- Stuart Zanone 23, 38
Attendance: 57
Cray Valley: Sutton, Sawyer, Gross A, Rogers, Gross P, Vint, Yiadom, Miller, Doherty (Healy 90+2),Chambers, Jones (Simms 71). Unused subs: Fenner, McKenna, Lye
Video: Ronnie Vint finds the winner two minutes into added time.
https://www.facebook.com/275921759208681/videos/1507447382722773

Sat 28-Mar 2015 SCEFL
Ashford United 0 v Cray Valley 1
Goals: CV- Jones 65
Attendance: 222
Match Report:
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1508838025917042&id=275921759208681
Photos:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=CrayValleyPM&set=a.1508750222592489

Jamie Miller takes a tumble as Millers manager Paul Gross looks on Ashford United v Cray Valley 28th March 2015

Season 2013/14

Tues 10-Dec 2013 SCEFL Prem Div
Cray Valley 0 v Ashford United 2
Goals: AU- Adam Cuthbert 10, Sam Conlon 29
Match Report:
https://www.facebook.com/CrayValleyPM/posts/412297582237764

Tues 18-March 2014 SCEL Prem Div
Ashford United 1 v Cray Valley 1
Goals: AU- Sam Conlon 14
CV- Jimmy Rogers (pen) 7
Cray Valley: Matt Bailey, James Golding, Steve Springett, Jimmy Rogers, Ryan Sawyer, Michael Aziaya, Ola Radiu, Jamie Wood (Capt), Dan Gunner (Grant Lye), Paul Gross, Harrison Carnegie. Unused subs: Michael McKenna.
Video: Matt Bailey's penalty save
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=tXzYAxFF1wk&fbclid=IwAR2SH-aEi3S7j4vbw_gwZqTzOeA2NO5Clt0C_vIhFmwGcWHuUmWIdozzZwI