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December 2002

Tuesday 31st December 2002
Kingstonian v Hendon - PITCH INSPECTION
There will be a pitch inspection at Kingsmeadow ahead of tomorrow's match with Hendon at 11.30 tomorrow morning. The official FA appointed referee will carry out the inspection and the results will be posted to this site as soon as they are known.
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Ronnie Green
Ronnie Green has had his loan period at Carshalton Athletic extended for another four weeks. He will be with Carshalton until 31st January 2003.
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Monday 30th December 2002
The Times: Structural change
Taken from The Times today:

Clubs clamour to support call for structural change
By Walter Gammie

JOHN MOULES was not saying how many but indicated that clubs from the premier divisions of the three feeder leagues were flocking to support the Nationwide Conferences proposal to establish either a second Conference division or separate north and south divisions next season.

When you consider that the invitations were sent out on the day before Christmas Eve, I can only say that I have been truly surprised by the numbers of letters I have received in such a short space of time in return as well as the phone calls to say that letters would be on their way, the Conference chief executive said.

Moules did reveal that numbers were already sufficient to set up a second 22-team division and on their way to fulfilling the regional option.

The Conferences proposed rule changes must be accepted next month by the FAs sanctions and registrations committee and then be referred to the National Leagues System although the FA Council will be the ultimate body to sit in judgment. One of the selling points for the feeder clubs is the promise of two-up, two-down from the regional leagues, decided on play-offs.

The approach of Basingstoke Town, the Ryman League club, is complicated by a change of ownership that is in process but Ernie Howe, in his tenth season as manager, said: I think its possibly a way forward. I think something has to change. I believe the bigger clubs in the three leagues up to the Conference would welcome something like this, personally. One promotion spot to the Conference from each league is hardly satisfactory.

Dennis Strudwick, the secretary of the Dr Martens League, said: Our clubs are under greater threat than the others. Our clubs already play in a semi-national league, the others are in semi-regional leagues, so our clubs are already playing above that status anyway. Wed agreed earlier in the year to two divisions provided the Southern League retained its position as the one in the south, but when the FA decided to go with three leagues, the Conference chairman told us to stick with that. So were confused.

Strudwick said that clubs might fear being left behind by any change but says that they have only until January 1 to resign from the Dr Martens League and risk being left in limbo if a new Conference does not happen. I dont understand how the FA would allow the season to start under one set of rules then change it mid-season, he said.

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Gold Bond presentation
Details on the presentation to the club's first jackpot winner can be found here.

For anyone wishing to join the Gold Bond Super Draw, please contact Tom Dixon at the club. The initial press release outlining the scheme can also be found here.
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Sunday 29th December 2002
Boreham Wood match report
Murray Stalker's report of yesterday's nil-all draw is now available.
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Saturday 28th December 2002
Kingstonian 0-0 Boreham Wood
The third draw in a row came amongst unlikely circumstances as a sending off for Craig Lewington on the stroke of half-time saw K's play the entire second half with ten men. They were though the better team and were unfortunate to win the game with late chances for Julian Sills and Craig Rocastle to name but two.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are available now.
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Player suspensions
It seems likely that Craig Lewington will serve a three match suspension following his sending off earlier today, whilst Tim Sills will serve a one match ban for picking up his fifth caution of the season. Both suspensions are likely to begin on Saturday 11th January when the first team travel to Aylesbury in the FA Trophy.
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Kim Harris interview
Kim Harris said some stuff which you can hear via the audio page.
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Result round-up
Kingstonian remain in ninth position in the league table although the gap between the top sides continues to grow. All of today's results are available on the this week page.
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Hampton match report
The report of Boxing Day's two-two draw with Hampton and Richmond Borough is now available.
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Mr Alf Bixley RIP
With apologies for the delay in posting this item, below is an obituary (written by Phil Windeatt) for K's supporter Alf Bixley, who sadly died just before Christmas. Our thoughts go out to his family at this sad time.

A minutes silence took place before Kingstonian's game against Bedford Town last Saturday to commemorate the death of club patron and former Chairman Alf Bixley. Mr Bixley died last Friday, he was 86.

He was K's chairman for 12 years from the mid-1960's, alongside president Sammy Emms and secretary Freddie Jones, when the K's were a major force in national post-war amateur football. The K's were regular Isthmian League title and local cup contenders, semi-finalists in the FA Amateur Cup and enjoyed capacity crowds at the old Richmond Road ground with the visits of strong Fulham and Spurs sides in the London Charity Cup.

Former local businessman, Alf Bixley was a K's supporter for over 70 years, often travelled away during the K's Conference campaigns and was still a regular at Kingsmeadow at the time of his death.

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Surrey Premier Cup - Kingstonian v Raynes Park Vale
This is to confirm that our Surrey Premier Cup Third Round tie at home to Raynes Park Vale (at Dorking FC) will take place on Monday 6th January, 7.45pm kick-off.
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Friday 27th December 2002
Gold Bond "Super Draw" Results
This week's results have been published, and congratutations to Kingstonian steward Trevor Nell, who takes the 5000 monthly jackpot:

Brand New Car - To be won on the 31st January

Week 52 - 28/12/02 (Drawn 20/12/02)

5000 Jackpot F.1462 T. NELL
500 P.3489 Mrs Evans
200 D.0627 Mr C. Wood
200 Z.6917 J. Selcoe
100 R.1214 D. Hill
100 M.3574 P. Wright
100 A.0374 E. Cox
100 RR0575 E. Fletcher
100 A.3544 Westwood Family
100 W.6461 L. McPeake
100 AB5523 Dr G. Millar

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Thursday 26th December 2002
Hampton & Richmond Borough 2-2 Kingstonian
For the second match in a row Kingstonian surrendered a two goal lead - thanks to Scott Steele and Bashiru Alimi - to end up all square after the home side scored two bizarre goals.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are available here.
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Kim Harris interview
Kim Harris' thoughts on today's match can be heard via the multimedia - audio page.
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Tuesday 24th December 2002
Bedford match report
The report of Saturday's two-all draw is now available.
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Boxing Day travel
Despite earlier reports, there WILL be reduced service buses running on Boxing Day, including the 111 from Kingston to the Beveree ground, according to the London Transport website's Boxing Day travel page.
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Conference re-organisation
The Club Secretary this morning received the following letter from the Football Conference:

Kingstonians FC

In accordance with Football Association regulations last week the Football Conference provided the Secretary of The Ryman Football League with 7 (seven) days notice of approach to all member clubs of the competition's Premier Division. This letter is an invitation for the club to make application to be part of a newly formed Conference of up to 66 member clubs for season 2003/2004.

The Conference and the three Feeder Leagues have discussed re structuring for some time as have the Football Association with little or no progress during the past two years. The Conference believe that an expanded competition with either one additional or two new semi-regional divisions will enable clubs to play on a level basis and plan for the future development in a more stable environment within a single competition of up to 66 clubs at the top of the National Game.

At this stage the Conference have issued, in accordance with procedures, notification to the Football Association for sanction of rule amendments to allow for up to 66 member clubs for season 2003/2004.

Clubs seeking application at this stage are reminded that your current competition rules require you to provide written notification of your possible resignation from the competition, which in The Ryman Football League is the 31st January 2003.

On approval from the Football Association the Conference will provide all applicant clubs with a final invitation to form either one new national, or two regional divisions for season 2003/2004. The decision on the membership expansion will be based on the number of applicant clubs. Criteria for membership will be based on three key factors, current stadium facilities, club finances, community, and playing record. The specific elements of the criteria have still to be defined and are part of an ongoing process involving various football bodies.

If your club is interested in seeking membership of the Conference for season 2003/2004, please complete the enclosed application form, which should be return not later than Thursday 15th January 2003.

We look forward to hearing from you in due course.

Your sincerely

John Moules
Chief Executive


We the undersigned on behalf of the above named club with to be considered for membership of the Football Conference Limited for season 2003/2004 should the competition receive sanction from the Football Association to increase its membership up to 66 clubs.

We would as a club prefer to be considered for:

A single national division of 20 or 22 member clubs - YES/NO
A semi-regional division, North/South (40 or 44 clubs) - YES/NO
Either of the above options - YES/NO

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Monday 23rd December 2002
Steve Sedgley Tribute
Now available is an article originally published in Weaving In And Out looking back at the reign of Steve Sedgley.
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Sunday 22nd December 2002
Kingstonian "Text Alerts"
A new service is being launched which will enable you to receive text alerts direct to your mobile for every Kingstonian goal, result, postponement, cup draw and more.

The cost of the service - which will run from January 1st - is just 10 for the rest of the 2002/3 season.

For more details, and an application form, just click here.
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Saturday 21st December 2002
Kingstonian 2-2 Bedford Town
Despite two first half headed goals from the now-prolific Phil Wingfield, Bedford claimed a draw with a well-taken second half brace from former K's striker Graeme Tomlinston in an exciting affair at Kingsmeadow.

The line-up and man of the match voting form can be found here.
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Friday 20th December 2002
Worthing match report
The report of Tuesday night's three-nil victory is now available.
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Thursday 19th December 2002
Ryman League Clubcall
On the Ryman League Clubcall today (and Friday), there is an exclusive
interview with the new manager of Kingstonian FC. The Clubcall service is
available by telephoning 09066 555 777. Calls are charged at 60p per minute.
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Gold Bond "Super Draw" Results
This week's results have just been published:

Next 5000 Jackpot - To be won on 27th December

Week 51 - 20/12/02 (Drawn 13/12/02)

2000 Jackpot K.6676 MR J. BEIGHTON
500 PP6088 J. Abberton
200 AD3894 B. Rogers
200 S.1444 Mrs Hodgson
100 L.1667 T. Howard
100 E.5306 W. Duncan
100 C.3056 S. Griffiths
100 X.0622 P. ODonnell
100 NN4400 A. Parker
100 L.3595 P. Emmett
100 M.1773 L. Andrews

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Reserve team report


This was a stunning victory against the odds for Kingstonian's second string in the second round of the Surrey Premier Cup on Wednesday evening (writes Sean Cotter).

To start with, because of ground unavailability for the originally scheduled home tie, K's were ordered to play it away at Whyteleafe.

Then, against a team riding high in the Suburban League South Division, Suburban League Premier Division strugglers Kingstonian, hit by player defections, had to field no less than six under-18 Kingston Academy youngsters in their bare bones squad of 12. This even included their new manager, 33-year-old Trevor Jones, a goalkeeper until his retirement two years ago, as makeshift centre half.

But not only did Trevor last the whole game and produce a masterful display of football leadership, he also scored the opening goal with a searing 35-yard left-footed free kick on 31 minutes after Shane Crook had been tripped.

That after K's keeper Adrian Jones had produced a stunning tip over and then beat out a wickedly swerving shot to keep a rampant home side at bay in the opening 20 minutes, aided by consummate defensive work from Matt Elverson.

K's youngsters grew in confidence after the interval. Eventually Luke Fontana ran on to a Jake Newton through ball to score in the 72nd minute and then Josh Francois blasted home a right-footer from a Stuart Alexander pass four minutes later to seal an unlikely victory to the undisguised delight of team secretary Robert Wooldridge.

Ks: A Jones, Alexander, Sweet, T Jones, Newton, Elverson, C Fontana, George, L Fontana (Polley 88), Francois, Crook.

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Bedford promotion
Club patron Philomena Grainger is promoting the game via her company 'Fantazia Decorations'. They will be giving away a free foil balloon to the first 200 children purchasing a match day programme at the Bedford game this coming Saturday.
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Free entry on Saturday
The club have released the following statement:


Kingstonian FC are pleased to announce that on Saturday 21st December, children accompanied by an adult will be able to watch the Ryman Premier League match versus Bedford Town for free. This is the second such offer this season, and more will follow in the New Year.

This weekend is also when the Football Association are launching their Charter Standard Community Scheme nationwide. This is the pinnacle of the Charter Standard Awards Scheme and on this weekend they would like the first 100 clubs in the country to be presented with their award.

Kew Park Rangers FC and Caterham Pumas FC are the first two clubs in Surrey to achieve this award and the presentation will take place at half-time in the above match. 50 children and adults from each club have been invited to attend the game and will receive their awards from Les Edwards, Chairman of The Surrey County FA Development Committee and David Bromley, Secretary of The Surrey County FA Development Committee. Also present will be the organiser Larry May, Development Officer for The Surrey County FA.

An additional award will be made to Hamsey Rangers FC who, although not yet achieving Chartered Club standard, have nevertheless achieved Charter Standard Development standard.

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Wednesday 18th December 2002
Two fixtures re-arranged
Two league matches have now been re-arranged for February. The home match versus Ford United will take place on Tuesday 11th February 2003, whilst the home match versus St Albans City will take place on Tuesday 18th February 2003. Both matches kick-off at 7.45pm.
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New Manager Appointed (details)
The following statement has been issued by the club:

New Manager Appointed

Kingstonian Football Club are delighted to announce that Kim Harris has been appointed as First Team Manager with immediate effect. Kim joined The Ks as Reserve Team Manager at the start of the 2001-2 season, and became the Assistant Manager in October last year.

An ex-Kingstonian centre-forward, Kim has already been a major factor in helping to build the promising young squad at Kingsmeadow. After he left Walton and Hersham, several players followed him across Surrey to join The Ks.

Kim, who took charge of his first game as Manager last night, said: "Im pleased that Ive been given the chance to continue the work begun by Steve Sedgley and myself. Weve got great players here, and if we can keep this squad together then Im sure that we can have a great team for years to come."

Chairman Rajesh Khosla said: "Im very happy that Kim has agreed to take over the team. His work under the previous manager sometimes went unnoticed, but hes more than capable of getting Kingstonian into the Conference."

Kim has already brought two people to the club. Leke Odunsi - a 21 year-old midfielder from Millwall - started last nights match and has signed for the club, whilst Paul Holden has been appointed as coach.

Paul holds an A-grade UEFA Coaching Badge, has previously held the post of Director of Coaching for the Kent FA, Gibraltar FA and the Armed Forces FA and was awarded the MBE in 1997 for services to sport. He has previously managed Walton and Hersham, Bognor Regis Town and Camberley Town.

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AFC Wimbledon
The following is an official statement from AFC Wimbledon:

TOOTING & Mitcham United FC and AFC Wimbledon are working together on a 3-year ground share agreement. Subject to finalising the deal and obtaining planning approval, AFC Wimbledon will join Tooting & Mitcham United FC in its brand new, 3,500-capacity stadium at the Imperial Sports Ground, Bishopsford Road, Merton.

Welcoming the agreement, chairman of Tooting and Mitcham United FC, John Buffoni said: "This is a great deal for both clubs and the community. It secures the long term future of the stadium, which provides a classic home for peoples football and fantastic facilities and growth potential for other community sport and leisure activities."

Chairman of AFC Wimbledon, Kris Stewart said: "Were still looking for a permanent home but this would provide a first-class base in the meantime. An agreement for us to share the excellent facilities at Bishopsford Road would be great for AFC Wimbledon, for Tooting & Mitcham United FC and for the community here in Merton. I am very hopeful that we could develop a mutually beneficial relationship during the initial 3-year term of the deal."

The Clubs are applying to Merton Council to extend the seating capacity of the stadium from 650 to 1,650 and convert wasteland behind the stadium in to an enclosed, floodlit, practice pitch. The aim is for AFC Wimbledon to move into office accommodation during February 2003, ready for the start of the new season in August.

Richard Rawes, director of Merton Councils Environment Services said: "Both Tooting & Mitcham United FC and AFC Wimbledon are important parts of the Merton community. Over past months, we have been in talks with both clubs, looking at ways to secure their future in the borough. We will continue our work with The Dons Trust to help identify a permanent home for AFC Wimbledon in the borough. We now look forward to receiving the proposals and working with both clubs in helping them to reach their aims."

In addition to its first class football pitch, the stadium complex has four all-weather pitches which play host to many hundreds of footballers of all ages and abilities every day of the week. There is also almost 20,000 sq ft of covered space awaiting fit-out for community sports and leisure activities.

Both clubs respect the possible concerns of the neighbours. They are therefore currently reviewing any potential impact on the local community arising from the new development and have organised an open day from 11am to 1pm on Sunday, 12th January at the Stadium, when the local community is invited to meet with Club officials to discuss any concerns they may have, and to see and enjoy the facilities at first hand.

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Tuesday 17th December 2002
The club is delighted to announce that Kim Harris has been appointed First Team Manager with immediate effect. More details will be made available following tonight's home match versus Worthing.
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Kingstonian 3-0 Worthing
Kingstonian progressed to the last sixteen of the Bryco League Cup thanks to three second-half goals. Tim Sills got the first whilst both Matt Flitter and Craig Rocastle scored their firsts for the club.

The line-up and man of the match voting form can be found here.
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Kim Harris interview
The new manager spoke to K's Web after his first official game in charge. The interview is available to download from the audio page.
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Bryco League Cup Fourth Round
It has been confirmed that K's will play host to Aveley of the Ryman First Division (North) in the fourth round of the Bryco League Cup after they overcame Northwood two-one.
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Heybridge match report
The report of Saturday's four-two victory is now available.
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Reserve team update
The reserves finally have a home game! On Wednesday 8th January 2003 Kingstonian entertain Maidenhead United at Dorking FC in the Suburban League. Several other games have now been arranged - the full list is available here.
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Youth team update
A correction to yesterday's news item: the youth team will be playing three real home matches (ie at Kingsmeadow) in January. The fixture list is now corrected - apologies for the mis-information (which came directly from the Southern Youth League but that's still no excuse).
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Monday 16th December 2002
Boxing Day at Hampton
A message from Stefan Rance at Hampton & Richmond Borough FC regarding the travel arrangements for the upcoming Boxing Day clash:

On Boxing Day at Beveree there will be no parking at the ground, as the council will not allow us to use the training pitch to park on in this kind of weather. Therefore the only parking at the ground will be for players, officials and disabled badge holders only.

As it is a Public Holiday, it will be possible to park on Station Road and in all the sorrounding areas. For anyone who may be travelling from Sunbury or down the M3, there is a meet at Kempton Racecourse (first race starts at 12.40pm) so heavy traffic is anticipated down Hampton Court Road.

Public transport may pose problems too, as there will be no buses running at all, and only a Sunday service for the trains.

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Supporters' Club Christmas Party
Christmas is fast approaching and this coming Saturday (21st December) the Supporters Club are holding their Christmas Party, starting at 7.30pm in the Saxon Rooms at Kingsmeadow.

Entry is by ticket only and Supporters Club Members can collect their free tickets from the club shop at either of the two home games this week. You can also purchase tickets for non-members at a cost of 5 per ticket, again from the club shop this week.
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Sunday 15th December 2002
Kingstonian v Bedford Town
The following is a press release from the Surrey County FA:


The FA and the County FAs are holding a Charter Standard Club presentation weekend on 20th - 22nd December 2002. The first 100 Charter Standard Community clubs in the country will be presented with their award during this weekend at various venues around the country.

Kew Park Rangers FC and Caterham Pumas FC are the first two clubs in Surrey to achieve this award which is the pinnacle of the Charter for Clubs Awards. The presentation will be held on Saturday 21st December at the Kingstonian FC v Bedford Town FC game. 50 children and adults from each club have been invited to attend the game and will receive their awards from Les Edwards Chairman of The Surrey County FA Development Committee and David Bromley Secretary of The Surrey County FA Development Committee. Also present will be the organiser Larry May Development Officer for The Surrey County FA.

An additional award will be made to Hamsey Rangers FC who, although not yet achieving Chartered Club standard have nevertheless achieved Charter Standard Development standard.

The weekend is aimed at promoting the FAs Charter Standard Community Clubs scheme nationwide and those clubs who have achieved the award this year. All the clubs provide youth through to adult football, have attended child protection workshops, achieved coaching qualifications and all deliver Best Practice amongst their clubs. All the clubs which receive a comprehensive FA benefits package which include equipment, balls, bibs, cones, medical bag, tickets to high profile game and the possibility of Football Foundation funding in the future.

Larry May
Surrey County Football Development Officer.

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Youth team fixtures
Several new 'home' fixtures have been arranged for the youth team. The full list is available here.
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Saturday 14th December 2002
Heybridge Swifts 2-4 Kingstonian
Kingstonian recorded only their second away win of the season at Scraley Road thanks to a brace from Phil Wingfield and one each from Tim Sills and Scott Steele. A late penalty for the home side made things somewhat tense, but the four first-half goals were enough to secure the points.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Kim Harris interview
Kim Harris gives his thoughts on today's game and also mentions the vacant managerial position in the post-match interview - available from the Audio page.
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Result round-up
Kingstonian remain in tenth position in the league table but now lie within four points of the top six.

Tuesday night's opponents, Worthing, lost four-nil at Ashford Town (Mx) whilst next Saturday's opponents, Bedford, beat Bishop's Stortford three-one.
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Bryco League Cup
A correction to an earlier news item: the winners of Tuesday night's third round tie will be at home to the winners of the Aveley v Northwood tie - not necessarily Aveley.
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Friday 13th December 2002
Gold Bond "Super Draw" Results
This week's results have just been published:

Next 5000 Jackpot - To be won on 27th December

Week 50 - 13/12/02

2000 Jackpot A.0309 WESTWOOD FAMILY
500 N.2002 Mrs Hullah
200 Y.6814 W. Goodacre
200 Y.5484 R. Whitty
100 S.3107 P. Kerr
100 Q.4455 A. Dugdale
100 W.6294 K. Harley
100 B.3490 G. Forsyth
100 E.3993 Mrs Dorner
100 H.4810 R. Fullerton
100 GG1088 K. Alliston

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Thursday 12th December 2002
Supporters' Club Christmas Quiz
A reminder to everyone that tomorrow night sees the Supporters' Club alternative Christmas quiz take place at Kingsmeadow, the evening starting at 7.30pm.
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Bryco League Cup
Should Kingstonian beat Worthing in next Tuesday's third round tie, the club will play Aveley at home in round four. The match will probably be played on Tuesday 14th January 2003.

Aveley currently lie in 14th place in the Ryman First Division (North) table.
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Surrey Premier Cup - Kingstonian v Whyteleafe
It has been confirmed that the reserves will play their second round match versus Whyteleafe at Church Road, Whyteleafe on Wednesday 18th December 2002.
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Wednesday 11th December 2002
A Statement from the Chairman
The following statement has been released by the Chairman:

I regret to announce the departure of Mr Steve Sedgley who resigned from our club last Friday. Steve joined the club as a coach and managed the team during the Administration period last season. The team had a great start to this season going undefeated for a number of matches. A lot of credit is due to Steve Sedgley and Kim Harris, as well as obviously, the players for their great performances and team spirit.

I tried to persuade Steve to stay with the club but he wanted to spend more time with his family at present. I wish him all the best for his other projects and future. His expectations were more in line with a Premier League Club, such as Tottenham Hotspur, rather than those emanating from a Ryman Premier League Club, such as the K's. I as the Chairman of Kingstonian have to see the future of the K's progress, on and off the ground.

I am already in talks with the local council to obtain permanent grounds for the Reserve and Youth teams to play on. At present, our honourable Club Secretary, Mr Graham Richards, has arranged a ground share deal for the Reserves at Dorking FC.

We are at present looking for a new manager who can lead the team. Steve's efforts to keep the K's 10th position in the league is appreciated and I have asked Mr Kim Harris to take control as a Caretaker Manager. I am sure the players will continue to fight for Kim Harris, the K's supporters and the Club as a whole.

Rajesh Khosla,
Kingstonian FC.

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Christmas kick-offs
The following are confirmed kick-off times for matches over the festive period:

Sat 14th Dec - Heybridge A - 3pm
Tue 17th Dec - Worthing H - 7.45pm
Sat 21st Dec - Bedford H - 3pm
Thu 26th Dec - Hampton A - 12 noon
Sat 28th Dec - Boreham Wood H - 3pm
Wed 1st Jan - Hendon H - 3pm

Please note that next Tuesday's match versus Worthing in the Bryco League Cup has been confirmed.

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Reserves result
The reserve side drew two-two with Carshalton Athletic last night. Luke Fontana scored both the goals.
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Tuesday 10th December 2002
Bryco League Cup
Worthing overcame Tooting & Mitcham by four goals to one in their much delayed second round tie in the Bryco League Cup. This means that subject to confirmation Kingstonian will be at home to Worthing next Tuesday, 17th December 2002, in the third round.
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Graeme Tomlinson
The club have released Graeme Tomlinson, who has signed Ryman League forms with Bedford Town.
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Monday 9th December 2002
K's Shop
The K's Shop will be open tomorrow evening,Tuesday 10th December for "Christmas Shopping " from 7.00pm until 9.00pm, and YES WE NOW HAVE A SMALL SUPPLY OF AWAY SHIRTS!!

Colin Deadman will also be there to receive any money collected for the Christmas Draw Tickets and also he will be giving out tickets to Supporters Club Members who wish to attend the Christmas Party on Saturday 21st December.
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Surrey Premier Cup - Kingstonian v Whyteleafe
Kingstonian have been ordered to play this second round tie at Whyteleafe's Church Road ground. This has been provisionally scheduled for Wednesday 18th December 2002.
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Steve Sedgley on BBC SCR and in the NLP
Steve Sedgley gave an interview on BBC Southern Counties Radio (104.6fm) on Saturday evening, which can be found here.

The following article was in yesterday's Non-League Paper:

Wonderman Sedgley quits K's in cash row by Steve Parsons

Kingstonian manager Steve Sedgley dramatically resigned on Friday night after a difference of opinion with the club's owners - the Khosla family.

Sedgley arrived at Ks 18 months ago as Geoff Chapple's assistant manager, but took over the reins just three months later, following the club's relegation from the Conference.

The former Tottenham midfielder worked wonders last season during the club's spell in administration, keeping Kingstonian in the top half of the Ryman Premier.

The Khosla family, headed by Rhajesh Khosla, saved the club from extinction last Christmas and promised to give Sedgley a long-term contract.

However, the honeymoon period soon ended and Sedgley and the Khosla family have reportedly fought a running battle over finances and the long-term future at Kingsmeadow all season.

"There were far too many questions that were left unanswered and that was unacceptable" said Sedgley.

"I couldn't keep going with the way the football club was being run this season. I've got no problem with any of my playing staff; it was a difference of opinions away from the pitch.

I'm going to take a step back from football and have a well-earned rest."

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Sunday 8th December 2002
Canvey match report
The report of Saturday afternoon's one-all draw at Park Lane is now available.
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Saturday 7th December 2002
Canvey Island 1-1 Kingstonian
Former K's man - briefly - Steve Parmenter scored the opener for Canvey following a first half free kick, though K's came back in the second half with Mark Jones the goalscoring beneficiary of his own surging run, rolling the ball into the back of the net to level the scores at one-all. Some strong defending from Kim Harris' side ensured that the same scoreline was maintained until full time.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Kim Harris interview
Caretaker manager Kim Harris gave his views on the last couple of days after today's match at Canvey Island. You can download this interview on the audio page.
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No fixture next Tuesday
It has been confirmed that K's will not be playing this Tuesday night following the delay to the Tooting & Mitcham v Worthing Bryco Cup second round match.
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Gold Bond results - week 49
500 - Y.2989 Mrs Curtis
200 - G.0659 Mrs Grundy
200 - C.3438 R. Farmery
100 - P.5301 Mr & Mrs Bowen
100 - V.4174 P. McVay
100 - T.6939 I. Wilson
100 - JJ2128 H. Ashworth
100 - R.1863 C. Cox
100 - E.5653 A. Clayton
100 - J.0332 D. Peters
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Friday 6th December 2002
It is with regret that club Chairman Rajesh Khosla today accepted the resignation of Manager Steve Sedgley. Kim Harris will take charge of the team for tomorrow afternoon's trip to Canvey Island.

A full press statement will follow shortly.
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Ronnie Green
The club have announced that, as of today, Ronnie Green has joined Carshalton Athletic on loan for a period of 28 days.
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Boreham Wood match report
Better late than never, the report of last Monday's defeat at Boreham Wood is now available.
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Thursday 5th December 2002
Kingstonian FC vs Ford United FC
The club have announced that the above league fixture, scheduled to be played on Tuesday 17th December 2002, has had to be cancelled as Ford United will be playing Billericay Town at home in the Third Round of The Bryco Cup.

Hopefully K's will be able to play the winners of the Tooting & Mitcham v Worthing Town fixture which was called off this Thursday on that date, but please check this site nearer the time for confirmation.
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New Year special offer
The club has announced that you will be able to HIRE THE K'S BAR FOR FREE during January. The offer is valid from the 10th to the 31st of the month. For more information, or to make a booking, please call the club on 020 8547 3335.
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Wednesday 4th December 2002
Reserve and youth matches postponed
Tonight's reserve team league match at home to Berkhamsted Town and Southern Youth League match away to Westfield have both been postponed due to waterlogged pitches.
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Tuesday 3rd December 2002
Kingstonian v Aylesbury United
The club has announced that this match will be played on Tuesday 28th January 2003, kick-off 7.45pm.
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Kingstonian v Tooting/Worthing
According to the unofficial Tooting and Mitcham site [here] tonight's attempt to play their Bryco Cup second round tie with Worthing was once again postponed. They will try again next Tuesday, which, if confirmed, means that the third round match scheduled for that day (Kingstonian v Tooting/Worthing) will be postponed.
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Monday 2nd December 2002
Boreham Wood 2-1 Kingstonian
K's took the lead in the second half through a Dominic Grime own goal, but a physical Boreham Wood side came back late on to level the scores with a Gary Dixon goal and a last minute deflected winner from Jeran Meah.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Steve Sedgley interview
A somewhat disappointed manager gave his views after tonight's match. The interview is available from the main audio page.
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FA Trophy third round draw
The draw for the third round of the FA Trophy took place at Liverpool FC earlier today and saw K's drawn away to Ryman League Premier opponents Aylesbury United. The tie will be played at Buckingham Road on Saturday 11th January 2003.

The full draw follows:

 Alfreton T  v  Spennymoor Utd/Halesowen T 
 Aylesbury Utd  v  Kingstonian 
 Canvey Island  v  Cirencester T 
 Chester C  v  Worksop T 
 Colwyn Bay  v  Blyth Spartans 
 Dagenham & Redbridge  v  Bishop's Stortford/Marlow 
 Dover Ath  v  Gravesend & Northfleet 
 Dulwich Hamlet  v  Margate 
 Eastbourne Borough  v  Farnborough T 
 Farsley Celtic  v  Gainsborough Trinity 
 Forest Green Rovers  v  Barnet 
 Gloucester C/Merthyr Tydfil  v  Lewes 
 Halifax T  v  Doncaster Rovers 
 Hayes  v  Crawley T 
 Hereford Utd  v  Yeovil T 
 Heybridge Swifts  v  Hendon 
 Ilkeston T  v  Harrogate T/Burscough 
 Kettering T  v  Altrincham 
 Lancaster C  v  Morecambe 
 Leek T  v  Southport 
 Leigh RMI  v  Vauxhall Motors 
 Northwich Victoria  v  Barrow 
 Purfleet  v  Grays Ath 
 Rugby Utd  v  Telford Utd 
 Stalybridge Celtic  v  Scarborough 
 Stevenage Borough  v  Oxford C 
 Sutton Utd  v  Havant & Waterlooville/Billericay T 
 Tamworth  v  Nuneaton Borough 
 Wakefield & Emley  v  Burton Albion 
 Windsor & Eton  v  Thame Utd 
 Woking  v  Chesham Utd/Walton & Hersham 
 Worcester C  v  Newport Co 

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Surrey Senior Cup
The club have announced that the Surrey Senior Cup fourth round tie versus Chessington United will be held on Tuesday 21st January 2003, kick-off 7.45pm.
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Sunday 1st December 2002
Aldershot match report
Better late than never, the report of last Tuesday's defeat at the Recreation Ground, Aldershot is now available.
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Erith and Belvedere match report
The report of yesterday's five-one win is now available. The report of Tuesday's match at Aldershot should be online later today.
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Surrey Senior Cup
Kingstonian will play Chessington United in the fourth round of the Surrey Senior Cup after they overcame Walton Casuals in round three. The match will be played between January 18th and February 1st at Kingsmeadow.
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