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February 2003

Friday 28th February 2003
Club statement
Graham Richards has passed us the following statement outlining the club's current position:

Although The K's did not achieve their joint goals today of both coming out of administration and completing the CVA, they are still very confident that a positive result will be achieved, hopefully early next week as Nick Hood (the club administrator from Begbies Traynor) finalises and completes his negotiations with The FA. At present it is in everybody's best interests who is associated with the club that we take the option available to us of staying in administration for a little longer and get things completely right and therefore we maintain our position in the Premier Division of The Ryman Football League.

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From the Surrey Comet
Today's Surrey Comet features the following:

Pledging to stay with K's

Kingstonian's current squad have agreed to stay at the club when their contracts expire at the end of this season, according to manager Kim Harris.

Until Ks' financial problems are resolved, the club has been holding off negotiating new deals with the players.

Full-back Mark Jones was the only contracted player for next season, but on Thursday, top scorer Tim Sills agreed an extension to his contract that will keep him at Kingsmeadow for at least another season.

Harris believes the rest of his team will sign new contracts once the cash crisis is over and revealed: "I have verbal agreements with the players that they will sign once things are settled.

"And Tim won't be going anywhere, no matter which non-league side comes in for him. He's a real club man, like his brother Julian, and they both want to stay."

"Tim has been absolutely superb this season and has come on in leaps and bounds since joining us. He has gone from being a substitute to scoring 30 goals a season, being picked for England and winning a place in the Middlesex Wanderers side."

"I have received four offers for Dave Clarke, but he has turned them all down because he doesn't want to leave Kings-meadow. That shows how strong the camaraderie is."

"Hopefully, the financial stuff will be sorted out over the next few days and I can begin planning for next season. With a few new faces, we should be real title contenders."

Ks' future should become much clearer today, which is the deadline for coming out of administration.

Administrator Nick Hood, from Begbies Traynor, is con-fident the club has done enough to avoid being expelled from the Ryman Premier League, and has allayed fears that missing the deadline would mean the end for Ks.

"I intend to get a solution that will satisfy all parties and I'm confident everything is in place because we have been working extremely hard with the Football Association," he said.

"If things aren't completely right it won't be too much of a problem because Friday is not the absolute deadline and we have the option of keeping Ks in administration."

Club secretary Graham Richards is also optimistic that Ks will see the light at the end of the tunnel and said: "We're quietly confident we have done everything asked of us by Begbies Traynor, the FA, the Surrey County FA and the Ryman Football League."

Richards was also confident the club would be given more time if the deadline was not met and had a message for Ks long-suffering fans.

"Have confidence in what we've been trying to achieve at the club for the last few months and keep getting behind the team," he said.

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Gold Bond results - week 9

Week 9 - Drawn 28/02/03

5000 Jackpot A.0990 R Parker

500 JJ1504 S Speed

200 B.0379 K Wotherspoon

200 F.2021 S Rowe

100 F.2309 C Pearman

100 H.3902 C Nowell

100 L.3489 R Sturrock

100 Y.2053 P Thomas

100 EE3654 E Totten

100 X.4416 Mr Walker

100 Y.4630 G Marsland

50 EE1461 A Johnson

50 GG0318 S Holdsworth

50 EE5789 E Gorton

50 P.3739 D Duley

50 AC0766 J Essex

50 B.0206 B Charnock

50 AF0106 Mrs Talbot

Plus over 400 other prizes each week, see full result sheet for details.

Promoter G. Warburton. Reg with the Gaming Board

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Thursday 27th February 2003
The club have released the following:


Kingstonian FC are delighted to announce that striker Grant Payne has signed for the club and will be available for this Saturday's home league match versus Braintree Town, as well as the quarter-final of the Bryco League Cup against Hendon next Tuesday.

Grant joins The K's from Woking FC, after previously enjoying spells with Wimbledon and Aldershot Town. He has an excellent first touch, creates plenty of goals and scores his fair share too.

Manager Kim Harris was delighted at his new signing, coming as it did on the same day that Tim Sills signed an extension to his contract keeping him at the club until the end of next season.

He said: "Grant is a player that I've long admired. I know him from his Wimbledon days, and our new coach Scott Steele is also a big fan. With Grant and Tim Sills paired together up front we'll have two of the best centre forwards in the league alongside each other."

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Supporters' Club quiz night
The Supporters Club are holding another Quiz Night tomorrow evening, starting 7.30PM at Kingsmeadow. The cost will be 5 per team member, including a fish & chip supper.

Teams of up to 4 people are welcome and the evening is open to members and non-members alike.
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Club shop - scarves
The club shop has a new arrival of woven Kingstonian reversible scarves, in the current home/away colours of red/blue. These are available now, costing 6.99.

The previous FA Trophy red/yellow scarves are still available, and now at the special low price of just 1.99.
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The club have just released the following statement:


Kingstonian FC have pleasure in announcing that striker Tim Sills has signed an extension to his contract that will keep him at the club until the end of next season.

Tim, 23, has had an exceptional season, scoring 21 goals for the club. He was also called up to the England National Game squad two weeks ago, and has been invited to tour with the prestigious Middlesex Wanderers squad at the end of the season.

Manager Kim Harris said: "Tim is a quality player. He's always had the potential to score a lot of goals, and I'm delighted that he'll be with us next season."

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Wednesday 26th February 2003
Bryco League Cup semi-final
The dates for the semi-final of the Bryco League Cup have been announced:

Tuesday 11th March
Dulwich Hamlet v Yeading (1st leg)

Tuesday 18th March
Canvey Island v Hendon or Kingstonian (1st leg)

Tuesday 25th March
Hendon or Kingstonian v Canvey Island (2nd leg)
Yeading v Dulwich Hamlet (2nd leg)

Should Kingstonian be successful in next Tuesday's quarter-final versus Hendon the league matches at Ford United (18th March) and at home to Aylesbury (25th March) will be postponed.

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Tuesday 25th February 2003
Kingstonian 4-1 Ash United
First half goals from Scott Steele - a penalty - and Phil Wingfield set K's on their way, though Ash pulled a goal back through Scott Joyce on the stroke of hlaf time. The second half was evenly balanced before a Luke Fontana cross was knocked past his own goalkeeper by Ash's Matthew Short. Fontana followed up with a goal of his own after a long-range Phil Wingfield strike rebounded off the crossbar to complete the victory.

The line-up and man of the match voting form can be found here.
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Results round-up
The pick of this evening's league matches saw fourth place Hendon lose two-nil at home to third place St Albans whilst bottom club Hampton lost at Hayes. K's next opponents, Braintree, lost two-nil at Heybridge.
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Monday 24th February 2003
Reserves result
The reserves beat Hendon by two goals to nil tonight at Dorking. Ryan Polley got both of the goals.
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Kingstonian v Hendon postponed
The home league match versus Hendon - originally scheduled for Tuesday 11th March - has been postponed as Hendon are due to play Hampton and Richmond Borough in the Middlesex Senior Cup that night.

No further re-arrangements will take place until the outcome of the next two cup matches - versus Ash United tomorrow night, and versus Hendon next Tuesday - are known.
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St Albans match report
If you were absent from Tuesday night's two-nil defeat by St Albans - and let's face it, most of you were - you can read all about it in the match report.
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Sunday 23rd February 2003
Upcoming reserves game
The reserve face Hendon on Monday in the Suburban League, kick off 7.45PM at Dorking FC. Admission prices will be 3 adults and 2 concessions, with season tickets holders free.
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Billericay match report
The report of yesterday's victory at The New Lodge is now available.
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Saturday 22nd February 2003
Billericay Town 0-2 Kingstonian
A superb performance from a patched-up side saw K's record an impressive two-nil win at The New Lodge. An early goal from youngster Matt Bradford looked like being the only goal until Scott Steele converted an injury time penalty, after ex-K Jerome John had brought down Luke Fontana.

The line-up and man of the match voting form can be found here.
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Kim Harris on Billericay + injuries
Kim Harris spoke to K's Web after today's game and went through the long list of players currently absent. The interview can be heard via the audio page.
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Result round-up
Canvey continued their impressive run with a win at Braintree - their ninth straight league victory in a row. Elsewhere, there were wins for Bedford at St Albans, and Boreham Wood at Hampton by four goals to nil.
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Friday 21st February 2003
The international club
Kingstonian FC training sessions have an international feel to them these days with the English players, led by semi-pro internationals Lance Key and Tim Sills, now joined by players from across the globe.

American Brett Jacobs is a player/coach for the club's reserve side, assisting manager Trevor Jones. Jacobs also coaches youngsters for Wimbledon FC and is being touted as the possible leader of a new youth setup for next season. Also featuring for the reserves is young South African goalkeeper Kevin Davies, whilst Italian midfielder Davide Greco and Australian Michael George Todd are also with the club.

The latest arrival is former South Korean U19 international Jeon Jeong-Jin, currently training with the club whilst awaiting FIFA international clearance. Jeong-Jin, 24, has played for Sao Paulo U19's in Brazil and Suwan City in Korea.
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Gold Bond results - week 8

Week 8 21/02/03

2000 Jackpot T.5281 M Slowey
500 H.2122 R Mitchell
200 AB4905 C Bremner
200 W.2874 Mrs Nash
100 K.6523 D E Farrar
100 N.3711 Mrs Bennett
100 R.5043 R Spencer
100 AA2890 P Chapman
100 EE6773 K Ditchburn
100 R.2866 P McElroy
100 F.0729 C Hullett
50 L.3528 V Hollinghurst
50 C.3214 D Mallinson
50 SS5930 Mrs Rust
50 V.1935 Mrs Smith
50 AM6506 Mr C Green
50 H.3134 Dave Collins
50 GG2663 G Terry
Plus 35 x 25 Winners and over 350
Consolations of 5, 10 & 20.
Membership costs only 1 per week.

Promoter G. Warburton. Reg with the Gaming Board.

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Thursday 20th February 2003
Two go to The Gambia
The club have just received the following letter from Middlesex Wanderers:

Dear Mr Richards,

I am pleased to be able to inform you that the Middlesex Wanderers will, this year, be visiting The Gambia, West Africa to play two matches.

The party will leave Gatwick Airport on 16th May returning on 23rd May.

The Club is very selective in whom it invites to finally form part of the touring squad and we are now in the process of considering players for selection. We fully appreciate that there are many calls on persons time and energies particularly at the end of a busy season, however I write to ask if there would be any objection from your Club if we were to give an initial invitation to Lance Key and Tim Sills to gauge availability if finally selected. The Committee feel that they are the right type of players to measure up to the standards of the Wanderers.

If you are not aware I can advise you that the Middlesex Wanderers was formed in 1905 by brothers Bob and Horace Alaway. The Club was formed to tour and to provide recognition to those players deserving of such whom, through differing circumstances, may well not have been accorded national recognition. In its 98 year history the Club has carried out over 100 tours to more than 40 Countries.

If you are happy for Lance and Tim to be considered then I shall be obliged if you will advise me.

Thank you in anticipation.

Yours sincerely,

Keith Masters

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Billericay Town Clubcall
The official Billericay Town Clubcall line today (until Saturday) speak to manager Gary Calder to preview Saturday's match against Kingstonian, with the latest on injuries and team news. The interview can be heard by telephoning 09066 555 949 - calls cost 60p per minute.
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Wednesday 19th February 2003
Bryco League Cup semi-final draw
Canvey Island v Hendon or Kingstonian
Dulwich Hamlet v Yeading

Dates to be decided. Matches are two-legged.
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Tuesday 18th February 2003
Kingstonian 0-2 St Albans City
The lowest ever attendance for a league game at Kingsmeadow watched K's upset by two early injuries - to Phil Wingfield and Mark Jones - and a St Albans side who defended their first half lead superbly. The goals came in the 39th and 68th minute, with K's best efforts falling to Tim Sills, who couldn't find the net in front of the watching Graeme Westley.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Monday 17th February 2003
New wallpapers
Two new desktop wallpapers, showing scenes from the recent Sutton game, are now available. They can be found in the Wallpapers section.
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The club have just released the following statement:


Kingstonian are pleased to announce that children will be allowed in to the Ryman Premier Division home match versus Braintree Town for free. The match takes place on Saturday 1st March and kicks off at 3pm.

This is the fourth such offer of the current season, with the previous match versus Sutton United seeing 902 people attending, in what was the highest attendance of the season so far.

Ks are delighted that so many young people have taken advantage of these offers, and look forward to seeing some more new faces against Braintree.

The offer is extended to those children under-12 who are accompanied by an adult. Admission prices are 10/8 for adults (seats, terrace) and 8/6 for concessions.

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Gold Bond results - week 7

5000 Jackpot - To be won on the 28th February 2003

Week 7 - Drawn 14/2/03

2000 Jackpot K.6697 J Pearson

500 L.0776 Mrs Mumford

200 AG3894 Mr Robinson

200 D.4364 M S Horn

100 L.6271 A Showell

100 L.5208 E Rowe

100 TT0279 B Ellinson

100 G.0372 W James

100 D.5065 K Walker

100 EE1721 J Lees

100 WW4914 J Maddams

50 H.3481 R Timmins

50 J.6770 A Anderson

50 CC0836 N Gotts

50 E.4426 F Clough

50 Y.2827 M Bamford

50 A.5885 W Norman

50 H.1844 W Tully

Plus over 400 other prizes each week, see full result sheet for details.

Promoter G. Warburton. Reg with the Gaming Board

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Sunday 16th February 2003
Hitchin match report
The report of yesterday's nil-nil draw is now available.
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England National Game XI Photos
We've managed to find some photos of Lance Key and Tim Sills in their England attire last Tuesday. Three photos are now available, with the kind permission of photographer Kelly Davis.
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Saturday 15th February 2003
Kingstonian 0-0 Hitchin Town
Despite playing the last twenty minutes against ten men, K's recorded their 14th draw in the league of the season so far. Hitchin's Dean Brennan picked up two yellow cards during the same incident in the second half, but K's best chances had already been wasted.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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New player/coach announced + interview
The club have released the following statement:


The club are pleased to announce the promotion of Scott Steele to Player/Coach, with immediate effect. Scott joined the club in November of last year and has been asked to help out Kim Harris after Paul Holdens decision to leave.

The club would like to thank Paul for all of his hard work whilst at the club, and understand his decision to devote all of his time to his other commitments, including the Crystal Palace youth academy.

Scott Steele spoke to K's Web after todays disappointing nil-nil draw with Hitchin Town. To listen to the interview please see the audio page.

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Result round-up
K's slipped to eighth place in the league table after Basingstoke won two-one at Harrow. Tuesday night's opponents, St Albans City, went down one-nil at Boreham Wood, whilst next Saturday's opponents, Billericay, won two-nil at Chesham.
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Friday 14th February 2003
Player movements
Kingstonian FC have today announced that the following two players have left the club and joined clubs in Ryman One. Craig Rocastle has joined Slough Town FC and reserve team player Tony Sweet has moved to Molesey FC.
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Thursday 13th February 2003
Lance Key on BBC Radio London 94.9FM (updated)
Lance Key was interviewed on BBC London 94.9FM earlier this evening and you can listen to the interview in full by going to the audio page.

Many thanks to BBC London 94.9FM for their kind permission allowing us to offer this recording.
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Academy to change clubs
From the Non-League Paper website, a news item from the Staines Massive website:


Ryman League Division One South club Staines Town have announced the capture of one of the South East's finest and fully functioning Football Academies.

In conjunction with Kingston College, it has been made possible for the transfer of this scheme from that of the financialy-challenged Kingstonian Football Club, to that of Staines Town and will be fully transferred and up and running as from the start of next season.

In what is a massive coup for the club, 35 of the South East's finest young talent will make the switch to Staines Town colours as of next season, including four current England Youth internationals, and will all qualify for selection in Staines' first-team.

The Academy is run by former Brentford and Staines players Martin Spong and Mark Fabien, and due to the problems that Kingstonian were having and their ground share deal with AFC Wimbledon, they jumped at the chance when offered to transfer to the completely transformed Staines Town.

Fabien said: "You cannot help but be staggered at the transformation at Staines Town, it may be non-League, but it is so professionally run that we believe our youngsters will benefit from the switch."

The under-18's have a 100% record in the midweek Southern youth League, and the under-19's currently lie second in the British Colleges League.

All 35 players will Attend Kingston College, which funds the Academy, as they combine football with their day to day studies.

Staines manager Ken Ballard will be hard pressed next season to overlook England youth internationals, Luke Fontana, Chris Head, Chris Wales and Dean Pitcher!

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Wednesday 12th February 2003
Hendon v Kingstonian (Bryco League Cup)
The above match will take place on Tuesday 4th March 2003, kick-off 7.45pm. As a result our away fixture against Ford United has been moved to Tuesday 18th March 2003, kick-off 7.45pm. However this date is ear-marked for the first leg of the Bryco League Cup semi-final, so a win over Hendon could see this match moved once more.
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From The FA:


Heroes. That was how England National Game XI Manager Paul Fairclough described his players performance after they went down fighting to a 3-1 defeat by the Belgian Under-20 side in Ostend last night.

The Belgians squad to the more observant English supporter contained Kevin Vanderbergh, the Racing Genk striker who earlier this season was displaying his talents in the Champions League, where he figured in an away draw against AS Roma and a home victory against holders Real Madrid.

Despite the Belgian league structure extending to three Divisions, the Red Devils side was comprised primarily of players bound for the United Arab Emirates to represent Belgium in the World Under-20 Youth Championships.

The difference in class between the two sides though failed to materialise in the opening fifteen minutes, as Faircloughs side, who had only two days together to work with the coaching team, dominated the opening exchanges.

After a confident display of neat passing and possession play, it was Adam Wilde of Worcester City who had the first shot on target, forcing Braam Verbist into a smart parry at his near post on four minutes.

Just as it appeared that the 3 Lions - selected exclusively from the Feeder Leagues - looked as though they were getting the upper hand, they were rocked on sixteen minutes by a clinical strike.

Benjamin de Ceuleer on the right side of midfield looked harmless as he drifted in from the right flank as he fed Kevin Vandenbergh on the edge of the England box. Indicating the class that will no doubt be seen in years to come at the highest level, the fresh-faced striker took advantage of Pullen giving him an inch to turn, and rifled in a right foot shot into the top left hand corner of the net to give Lance Key no chance, and Belgium the lead.

On 22 minutes Fiston Manuella was booked for a rash challenge on De Ceuleer, and five minutes later came Englands best chance of the half.

After a poor goal kick from Verbist, Ian Chaney sent Scott Rickards scampering away with a perfectly weighted first time ball. Rickards held off the challenge of Eecloo and squeezed a shot away that rolled agonisingly wide of the far post.

From the high of nearly getting back on level terms though came the low of going down to ten men.

ith eight minutes to half-time, Canvey Islands Chris Duffy received his first yellow card after a trip on the nimble de Ceuleer, and received his marching orders a further seven minutes later after tackling the same figure from behind.

Vandenberghs class was soon on show at the start of the second half when on 52 minutes, after again combining with de Ceuleer, he swivelled just outside the England box and drilled a low left foot shot beyond the despairing dive of Lance Key to double the Belgians lead, very much against the run of play.

The next twenty minutes saw the introduction of all Englands substitutes as Paul Fairclough and his Assistant Steve Avory sought to get back into the game.

After Tim Sills twice went close, England finally got the goal their determination to pass the ball around deserved. A well worked training ground set-piece saw Ian Craney float a free-kick to the far post, and as Mike Tomlinson nodded the ball back across the goal mouth, Aldershots Roscoe dSane was on hand to gleefully ram the ball into the roof of the net from two yards.

Within a minute, Belgium restored their two-goal advantage. A quickly taken free-kick from Belgian left-back Van Hoevelen found de Ceuleer on the edge of the box, and his first time shot low to Nikki Bulls left gave the young Kingstonian keeper little chance, to make the scoreline 3-1.

Before the final whistle England still had time to twice go agonisingly close from the lively DSane, but at the final whistle, it was the young Belgians who left the field victors, as they continued their build-up to the World Youth Under-20 Championships.

Catching up with Manager Paul Fairclough after the game, he told "Despite the scoreline, every one of our players were winners tonight; the way they played against players from the Belgian first division was heroic.

"Even when we went down to ten men we still dominated possession, had lots of chances, and when you are up against a player who has played in the Champions League this season and kept him out of the game for long periods, that is a real accomplishment for our players.

"After the build-up to the game, all the players can feel very proud of their performances, Chris Duffy was very unfortunate to be sent-off after two fouls, but for all the players this will be a great learning experience, and they have done themselves no harm at all when it comes to naming a squad for the Holland fixture and the Four Nations Tournament later this year."

Steve Ward, the Canvey Island centre-back felt that his colleagues had also learnt from the experience. He said: "To be told two hours before the game that I would captain my country is the biggest honour I have had in my life. Playing outside the Conference you feel that such recognition may pass you by; I only learnt I had been selected when I was driving my kids home from school last week!

"It was a great experience to play against someone like Vandenbergh who will obviously go on to great things in the game, but I will go back to Canvey having learnt so much from the training, and the game, and really feel enriched from the whole experience."

England Squad:

Lance Key (Kingstonian), John Kennedy (Canvey Island), Steve Ward (Canvey Island) - Captain, Marc Pullan (Crawley Town), Chris Duffy (Canvey Island), Anthony Rivierre (Welling United), Ian Craney (Altrincham), Fiston Manuella (Aylesbury United), Adam Wilde (Worcester City), Craig McAllister (Basingstoke Town), Scott Rickards (Tamworth)


12 - Mike Tomlinson (Runcorn FC Halton) - 63 mins for Marc Pullan
13 - Nikki Bull (Aldershot) - 66 mins for Lance Key
14 - Roscoe DSane (Aldershot) - 74 mins for Scott Rickards
15 - John Keeling (Purfleet) - 71 mins for Adam Wilde
16 - Tim Sills (Kingstonian) - 58 mins for Craig McAllister

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Belgium U20 3-1 England semi-pro
The England semi-pro side lost three-one in Ostend last night. Lance Key started the game and played for about 65 minutes. Tim Sills came on with 35 minutes remaining and set up Roscoe D'Sane for England's goal which brought the score back to 2-1. Chris Duffy of Canvey Island had earlier been harshly sent off.
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Tuesday 11th February 2003
Bryco League Cup
Hendon overcame Wingate & Finchley by five goals to two after extra time in the fourth round of the Bryco League Cup tonight. This means that K's will travel to Hendon for the quarter-final on a date to be decided.
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Monday 10th February 2003
Kingstonian Reserves 0-0 Sutton Reserves (2-3 on penalties)
K's went out at the quarter-final stage of the Surrey Premier Cup this evening as Sutton won a penalty shoot-out 3-2 after 120 minutes of play had ended with no goals. The official attendance was 92.
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Basingstoke match report
The report of last week's one-nil win at Basingstoke is now available.
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Surrey Premier Cup quarter final
A reminder that the reserves will be facing Sutton United at Kingsmeadow tonight in the Surrey Premier Cup quarter final, kick off 7.45PM, and all support would be greatly appreciated. Admission prices will be 4 adults and 2 concessions, with season ticket holders free.

Reserve team fixtures and results can be found here, and they will continue to play all further games at Dorking unless stated otherwise.
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Text-alert price drop
Due to the fact that the cost of sending text-alerts drops as matches are played, the price to subscribe to the service will also drop as time goes by.

This means that you can now sign up to the text-alert service for just £8 for the rest of the season. For full details see the text alert page.
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Sunday 9th February 2003
Enfield match report
The report of yesterday's two-two draw is now available.
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Aveley match report
The report of the Bryco League Cup fourth round game is now available.
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Chessington United match report
The report of the Surrey Senior Cup fourth round game is now available.
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Saturday 8th February 2003
Enfield 2-2 Kingstonian
Nine-man Kingstonian came back to snatch a draw from ten-man Enfield at Meadow Park today. Following Enfield's opening goal from Paul Armstrong, Julian Sills was sent off being adjudged to have committed an offence in the penalty area - Lance Key saving the resultant penalty. Further first half sendings off followed for Dave Clarke and Enfield's Matt Waldron after some unsavoury scenes.

Having conceded a second Enfield goal through Lloyd Opara, K's came back with goals from Ronnie Green and a last ditch Scott Edgar goal - his first for the club - to share the spoils.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Kim Harris/Lance Key interviews
Both manager Kim Harris and (England's number one) goalkeeper Lance Key gave their views on today's events and the forthcoming trip to Belgium after today's match. You can find the interviews on the audio page.
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Friday 7th February 2003
Gold Bond results - week 6

5000 Jackpot - To be won on the 28th February 2003

Week 6 - Drawn 7/2/03

2000 Jackpot T.0368 D Hogg

500 N.5963 Mrs Heaton

200 KK1094 F ONeil

200 L.0359 G Hay

100 AD3898 Mr G Mills

100 S.3363 Mrs J Cullen

100 G.0408 Trevor Gore

100 P.1563 D Smith

100 D.6628 Mr J Martin

100 VV0753 J Garbacka

100 YY1936 Mrs J Wise

50 MM4762 Mrs Clark

50 PP0473 Mrs Mason

50 C.1978 J Pagan

50 HH0210 B Milner

50 CC0831 Mrs Draper

50 F.2235 Mr C Rayner

50 AA5045 T OReilly

Plus over 400 other prizes each week, see full result sheet for details.

Promoter G. Warburton. Reg with the Gaming Board

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Thursday 6th February 2003
The club have just made the following press release:


Kingstonian FC are delighted to announce that goalkeeper Lance Key and striker Tim Sills have been called into the squad for next week's England semi-professional international in Belgium. The match takes place next Tuesday, 11th February.

Both players are delighted to be singled out in this way and are looking forward to representing their country.

Captain Peter Barnsby and Mark Jones have also been placed on standby for the match, and the club would like to congratulate all of the players for their deserved call-ups.

This means that the home match with Ford United, originally scheduled for Tuesday 11th February, has now been postponed with the agreement of the Ryman League. It will now take place on Tuesday 1st April, kick-off 7.45pm.

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The FA have sent out the following press release:


Less than a week before the first National Game XI fixture of 2003, Manager Paul Fairclough has encountered a busy last 48 hours.

The first ever international against Belgium at this level had long been scheduled and the date organised to coincide with international week, when no midweek league fixtures had been planned.

However, earlier this week, and after the inaugural squad under Faircloughs reign had been named on the 30th January, the new England Manager has had to cope with the non-release of players, resulting in a new squad of 16 players being given the chance to represent the 3 Lions next week.

FA National Game Director Steve Parkin explained:

"The FA have long arranged with the Belgium FA to play an international fixture in Ostend, and we were determined to honour this agreement.

"It is a sad day for those Conference players who have been stopped from representing their country in Belgium next week, however, the disappointment of these players will contrast with the delight of those players that have been called into Paul Faircloughs squad today."

Fairclough has looked to some of the most exciting talent outside of the Football Conference to form his squad, and with less than a week to the game, has decided to call-up a squad that contains a blend of proven experience and exciting youth.

The experience will come in the form of Kingstonian goalkeeper Lance Key and former Tottenham trainee Jeff Minton who has made over 200 league appearances and is now marshalling the Canvey Island midfield.

Minton will be joined by three Canvey team-mates, including John Kennedy who scored for the National Game XI in their 3-2 defeat away to Italy in November.

Manager Paul Fairclough said:

"The players now have a fantastic opportunity to not only represent their country and wear the 3 Lions, but also potentially put themselves in the frame for the Four Nations Tournament which last year attracted many league scouts.

"Myself and The FA are extremely grateful to the three Feeder Leagues and all the clubs that have agreed to allow their players to take part in this fixture."

The manager will be hoping that his strikers will contain an element of surprise when they line up in the Albertstadion next Tuesday, with one of his strikers impressing QPR on a recent trial.

Craig McAllister has already bagged 24 goals for Basingstoke Town this season in the Ryman Premier Division, whilst his potential striker partner could be Aldershot Towns Roscoe DSane who has scored ten goals this season to see The Shots clear at the top of the Ryman Premier.

Elsewhere, the Dr Martens Premier League are represented by Scott Rickards of Tamworth, big-money signing Adam Wilde of Worcester City, Centre Back Mark Pullan of Crawley Town and Welling Uniteds midfielder Anthony Rivierre.

Ian Craney of Altrincham and Runcorns Mike Tomlinson represent the UniBond Northern Premier Division.

The game in Belgium kicks off at 7pm, and a full match report will be available on on Wednesday morning.

Full Squad:

Lance Key - Kingstonian (GK)
Nickki Bull - Aldershot (GK)
Steve Ward - Canvey Island
Mike Tomlinson - Runcorn FC Halton
Marc Pullan - Crawley Town
Adam Wilde - Worcester City
Ian Craney - Altrincham
Anthony Rivierre - Welling United
Tim Sills - Kingstonian
Chris Duffy - Canvey Island
Jeff Minton - Canvey Island
Fiston Manuella - Aylesbury United
Roscoe DSane - Aldershot
Craig McAllister - Basingstoke Town
Scott Rickards - Tamworth

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Tuesday 4th February 2003
Kingstonian 3-1 Aveley
Kingstonian progressed to the quarter-finals of the Bryco League Cup with a three-one win over Division One North opponents Aveley. The visitors took an early lead, but goals from Phil Wingfield, Ronnie Green and Tim Sills saw K's through to travel to either Hendon or Wingate & Finchley.

Tonight's line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Ronnie Green interview
Ronnie Green gave his thoughts on tonight's match, his time out on loan and his future. You can download this interview from the multimedia - audio page.
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Monday 3rd February 2003
Surrey County FA (Youth) vs Kent County FA (Youth)
The club has pleasure in announcing that the following two players have been selected to represent The Surrey County F.A. in the above game which will be played on Sunday 16th February KO 1PM at Chertsey FC, Alwyns Lane, Chertsey.

  • James Harden
  • Danny Laverick

The support of anybody wishing to attend the game will obviously be appreciated.

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Sunday 2nd February 2003
Gold Bond results - week 5

5000 Jackpot - To be won on the 28th February 2003

Week 5 - Drawn 31/1/03

Vauxhall Corsa Jackpot V.5606 Miss Higham

500 TT4428 Mr I Brooke

200 C.5006 Mr/Mrs Light

200 M.4662 Mrs Martland

100 B.2614 R. Peat

100 UU0534 C Smith

100 D.1102 K.P. Clarke

100 C.6456 P Barson

100 T.0206 Mrs Syers

100 VV4690 D. Britton

100 C.2243 S & N Hindmarsh

50 AR1802 Mrs Othi

50 B.2255 B. Cross

50 Z.2162 B Dawson

50 K.5771 R Brierley

50 S.4075 G. Panrucker

50 S.4414 Mrs Dickinson

50 P.6271 Mrs Jones

Plus over 400 other prizes each week, see full result sheet for details.

Promoter G. Warburton. Reg with the Gaming Board

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Saturday 1st February 2003
Basingstoke Town 0-1 Kingstonian
A second half Peter Barnsby goal earned K's their first away win since mid-December. Matt Flitter limped off early with a groin strain, whilst there were debuts for both Chris Whelan and Scott Edgar.

The line-up and man of the match voting form are now available.
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Kim Harris on Basingstoke
Manager Kim Harris spoke to the site after today's win. His thoughts can be heard via the audio page.
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Result round-up
The only other match in the Ryman Premier League saw Aldershot overcome Boreham Wood one-nil at home. K's three points sees them move up from 10th to 8th place in the league table.
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