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Match preview: Fisher v Phoenix Sports Res

Back to the job in hand – the league title. Mid-week evening football under the floodlights of St Paul’s is the perfect way to put the misery of the last couple of games behind us and return to our winning ways with an eye on catching Punjab United and putting us in contention for promotion. Only eight points between us (with a game in hand) – this is where discipline and focus are as necessary as skill and determination.

And if last saturday’s game showed us anything it’s that we certainly have the character – heads don’t drop at Fisher. If we can apply that same gutsy fighting-back-against-the-odds attitude to the title chase then there should be no stopping us.

Phoenix we know have a professional set-up and won’t come into this game lightly. Despite being low down in the table, and a recent run of poor results behind them, we can’t be complacent – every match now is pivotal, and nothing can be taken for granted.

What the Fish do need more than anything is strong support from the fans. It’s your club, come down this Tuesday and make your presence felt.

Fisher vs Phoenix Sports Res
Tuesday 23 January 2018
7.45pm kick-off
SCEFL First Division

St Paul’s Stadium
Salter Road
London SE16 5EF

Adults £7 (members £6)
Seniors/unwaged/16-21 year olds £4 (members £3)
Under 16s FREE (accompanied or members) or £1 (unaccompanied)

Map and directions:


Train station: Rotherhithe (on the London Overground).

  • Turn left out of the station and the stadium is roughly 10 minutes walk directly along Salter Rd.

Tube station: Canada Water (on the Jubilee Line).
Out of the station (bus station exit) you can either:

  • Turn right on Surrey Quays Rd, then right onto Lower Rd – passing the blue plaque building of Michael Caine’s birthplace! When you get to the Rotherhithe Tunnel roundabout take a right onto Brunel Rd which leads into Salter Rd past Rotherhithe station, walk along til you reach the ground (on the left).
  • Turn left on Surrey Quays Rd, then left again onto Redriff Rd which leads into Salter Rd, carry on walking til you reach the ground (on the right).
    Both options take around 15 minutes to walk.


There are two buses that take you to St Paul’s:

  • 381
  • C10 (single decker)
    both drop you off by the ground in either direction (see route map below)


Nelson Dock Pier is 15 minutes walk away, served by River Bus 4 from Canary Wharf.

Bus routes map:

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