Day: 16 June 2024

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Who are the new teams in the Isthmian League South Central Division?

As we move closer to the start of the new season, we take a quick look at the new team that the Moles will be playing next season;

Farnham Town FC

Farnham won the Combined Counties Premier Division South with 108 points – 29 points ahead of second placed Jersey Bulls. They were unbeaten all season with 35 wins and 3 draws from their 38 games and a goal difference of +111.

Harrow Borough FC

Harrow Borough were relegated from the South Premier League South after finishing second bottom. They were 9 points away from safety. It is the first time they have played Step 4 football since the 1978-79 when they were promoted from the old Isthmian League Division One.

Hayes & Yeading United FC

Hayes finished one position above Harrow Borough in the South Premier League South but two positions and only two points from safety. The merged club founded in 2007 has played as high as Step 2 back in 2014-15. They had two seasons at Step 4 back in 2017 and were promoted back to Step 3 after winning the Isthmian South Central Division.

Horndean FC

Horndean were moved across the from Isthmian South East Division where they had finished 14th. This was their first season in that league after winning the Wessex Premier League.

Kingstonian FC

Kingstonian were relegated from Isthmian Premier Division after finishing bottom and a massive 22 points from safety. The Ks played in the Football Conference (now National League) for 3 seasons back in 1998. They have had a nomadic existence since 2017 when their Kingsmeadow ground was taken over by Chelsea Women. Next season they will groundshare with Raynes Park Vale FC.

Moneyfields FC

Portsmouth based Moneyfields FC were promoted as champions of the Wessex Premier League finishing ahead of second placed AFC Stoneham by 4 points.

Rayners Lane FC

Rayners Lane were promoted from Combined Counties Premier Division North after beating Bedfont Sports 3-0 in the play-off final. They had finished second in the league, some 15 points ahead of third placed Bedfont. They had only been promoted to the Premier Division the previous season.

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Extended ULEZ – Clubs Inside The Zone

This blog post has been updated with the new teams for the 2024/25 season.

Following the expansion of the Ultra Low Emission Zone, there are now some Isthmian South Central Division clubs that are covered by the extended zone.

Those clubs are;

  • Hanworth Villa FC
    EcoGlow Stadium, Rectory Meadow, Park Road, Hanworth, Middlesex, TW13 6PN
  • Harrow Borough FC
    Earlsmead, Carlyon Avenue, South Harrow, HA2 8SS
  • Hayes & Yeading United FC
    The SkyEx Community Stadium, Beaconsfield Road, Beaconsfield Rd, Hayes UB4 0SL
  • Kingstonian FC – Currently ground sharing with Raynes Park Vale FC
    St George’s Playing Fields, London, SW20 9HA
  • Rayners Lane FC
    St George’s Playing Fields, London, SW20 9HA
  • Raynes Park Vale FC
    St George’s Playing Fields, London, SW20 9HA
  • Sutton Common Rovers FC – Currently ground sharing with Carshalton Athletic FC
    War Memorial Sports Ground, Colston Avenue, Carshalton SM5 2PW
  • Uxbridge FC
    Horton Road, West Drayton, Middlesex, UB7 8HX

The following clubs are just outside of the zone so you may enter the zone depending on the route you take;

  • Ashford Town (Middx) FC
    Robert Parker Stadium, Short Ln, Stanwell TW19 7BH
  • Met Police FC
    Imber Court Sports Club, Ember Lane, East Molesey, Surrey, KT8 0BT

If you drive anywhere within the ULEZ, and your vehicle does not meet the emissions standards, you could face a daily charge of £12.50. You can check the eligibility of your vehicle on the TFL website.