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November 2004

Tuesday 30th November 2004
Whyteleafe 0-2 Kingstonian
Two second-half goals saw K's progress to the third round of the Surrey Senior Cup, as Scott Steele's volley and Phil Ruggles' header proved enough to see off Whyteleafe.

The next match in this competition is away to the winners of AFC Wimbledon v Chessington United, to be played at some point during the period 17th January to 1st February.

Full details of tonight's match can be found here.
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Monday 29th November 2004
K's Web - unofficial once more
After a telephone call from Rajesh Khosla earlier this evening it has been decided that "K's Web" (the web site reached with domain names and amongst others) is no longer "the official web site for Kingstonian FC".

Mr Khosla, "after speaking to several people at the club", asked that the forum be closed down with immediate effect. When asked for clarification he said that the forum for "Kingstonian FC Limited's web site" be closed down.

Therefore the entire web site for Kingstonian FC Limited has been closed down. A brand new site has however been launched in its place and that's what you're looking at. It might look remarkably similar to the old official site, but that's just your memory playing tricks on you. This is a COMPLETELY NEW UNOFFICIAL site. It's hosted on domain names owned by an individual (Gary Ekins) and it's hosted on a web server hosted by the same individual. So it's nothing to do with Kingstonian FC Limited.

If any officials of Kingstonian FC Limited are unhappy with this decision, they might like to remember that at no time has their company put any finance into a site that loses money simply by existing. They might also like to remember that this site has been around for far longer than they, and with any luck will be around long after they have (finally) departed. One of the most extensive, and popular, sites in non-league football, K's Web (at last count) boasts:

  • 145,371,136 bytes
  • A database containing 12,447 records in 11 tables
  • 18,256 lines of code to run the 33 programs included in the site
  • 2,627 separate files arranged into 632 folders
  • Over 1,000 photos and graphics
  • 295 reports of Kingstonian matches written by 9 different authors

    The sooner this club can move forward with an owner who both understands and cares about football the better off everybody will be.
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    Saturday 27th November 2004
    The club have cancelled the league registrations of goalkeepers Barry Marchena and Mark Zawadski, leaving Alan Hughes as the only 'keeper currently at the club. Two new goalkeepers have however been targeted, one with an Isthmian League club and another with a Football League side.
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    Giles Coke will be suspended for the upcoming home league games against Chelmsford City (4 December) and Leyton (11 December) for his sending off at Folkestone Invicta and fifth caution received at Eastleigh respectively.

    Steve Sanders will also be suspended for the Leyton game following his dismissal at Eastleigh.
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    Thursday 25th November 2004
    Eastleigh match report
    The report of last night's goal-fest can be found here.
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    Players out
    The club have cancelled the league registrations of the following players, and would like to wish them well for the future:

    Frazer Muscat
    Mark Rhodes
    Glenn Boosey
    Gareth Hall
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    Wednesday 24th November 2004
    Eastleigh 6-3 Kingstonian
    A first half goal-fest at Eastleigh saw the home side score four times in the first twenty minutes, and whilst Kingstonian mounted a spirited comeback with three goals in response, the hosts secured the win with a further goal each side of half time.

    Opening the scoring after just four minutes, the prolific Andy Forbes finished a neat move before Ryan Ashford chipped a second over 'keeper Mark Zawadski's. An Ahmet Rifat own goal was then followed almost straight away with another from Forbes to make it four.

    Phil Ruggles took advantage of a poor defensive header to open the K's account with a simple strike in the 21st minute. Further goals came just after the half hour mark when Rifat fired in from close and Giles Coke converted a sweeping move to further bolster K's hopes.

    A home penalty converted by Ashford on the stroke of half time halted the momentum swing, and Eastleigh made sure of the win with a sixth goal through Chris Collins midway through the second half. K's finished the game with a depleted side following the dismissal of Steve Sanders for a second booking whilst Dave Timothy struggled with injury through to the end after all substitutions, including the goalkeeper, had been made.

    Full details can be found here.
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    Sunday 21st November 2004
    Folkestone match report
    The report of yesterday's game can be found here.
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    Saturday 20th November 2004
    Folkestone Invicta 3-0 Kingstonian
    A disappointing day at Cheriton Road saw K's lose the initiative and ultimately the match after a couple of late first half errors allowed Folkestone to score both goalscoring opportunities in the first half. James Dryden neatly lifted the ball into the back of the net having found himself through on goal, before Paul Sykes fired home a loose ball just before the break.

    Fighting a two-goal deficit, Giles Coke and Steve Sanders saw efforts blocked on the line for the K's before Coke became the casualty of a fiery game and was given his marching orders following a second bookable offence. Mark Munday completed the scoring for the home side in the 79th minute with a far post header.

    Full details can be found here.
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    Tuesday 16th November 2004
    Soccer Australia
    Kingstonian Youth are delighted to announce that the Under 15's, managed by Seamus Tobin, will be playing a friendly against the Queensland State Australia U15 Academy side.

    Arranged following an approach from Dave Shepherd, the Aussie side are touring the UK with over 80 academy boys and will play sides from Manchester United and Liverpool before facing the K's.

    The match will be played on Saturday 11th December 2004, kick off 10.00am, at the Birbeck Sports Ground, Greenford, Middlesex.
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    Youth coaches qualify
    Kingstonian Youth would like to congratulate all 8 coaches who successfully completed their FA Level 1 coaching course at the weekend, whilst also expressing their thanks to McDonald's for their continued support.
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    Sunday 14th November 2004
    Staines match report
    The report of yesterday's game can be found here.
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    Saturday 13th November 2004
    Kingstonian 0-1 Staines Town
    K's lost by the odd goal to Staines Town for the second time in four weeks as former K's youth player Jon McDonald scored the only goal of the afternoon at Kingsmeadow.

    Both sides had to chance to make a late addition to the scoresheet as first Gavin Tomlin saw his injury-time penalty saved by Mark Zawadski before Mazin Ahmad saw Matt Lovett turn his spot-kick aside, also in injury-time.

    Full details of today's match are available here.
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    Sunday 7th November 2004
    Bishop's Stortford match report
    The report of yesterday's game can be found here.
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    Braintree match report
    The report of Tuesday's game can be found here.
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    Saturday 6th November 2004
    Kingstonian 2-3 Bishop's Stortford
    K's were unluckily dumped out of the FA Trophy at the first attempt yesterday by Bishop's Stortford. An early strike from Giles Coke was almost immediately wiped out after a mistake from Martyn Lee, but the home side completely bossed the remainder of the first half - striking the woodwork twice and seeing James Rose's header go inches wide.

    Two goals in seven minutes saw the visitors go three-one up in the second half, but a fine strike from Phil Ruggles got K's back into the game. But despite much pressure until the final whistle, the equaliser could not be found.

    Full details of today's match can be found here.
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    Wednesday 3rd November 2004
    Soccer School moves home
    The Kingstonian Youth Soccer School, running since July at Chessington's Somerset Avenue playing fields, is moving to the Kingsmeadow complex as from this Saturday, 6th November 2004.

    The Soccer School will operate every Saturday morning at the Kingsmeadow Athletics Stadium, adjacent to the football ground, between 10.00am-11.30pm for boys & girls of any age or ability who want to play football. The cost per child per session is just £3.
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    Tuesday 2nd November 2004
    Braintree Town 5-1 Kingstonian
    A tight first half, in which Martyn Lee was denied by the woodwork, saw an Alex Revell goal for the Irons separate the sides at the interval before a glut of second half goals.

    Louis Riddle took advantage of a dubiously intercepted free kick after the break to strike the home side's second goal before Phil Ruggles fired home an impressive first goal for the K's.

    Goalkeeper Mark Zawadski, troubled by an injury picked up early in the game, was unable to stop three quick-fire Braintree goals in nine minutes through Ellis Remy, Andy Porter and Bradley Quinton as the hosts racked up a comfortable scoreline in the closing stages.

    Full details can be found here.
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    Ahmet Rifat
    Young Reading defender Ahmet Rifat's loan deal with the club has been extended for another month.
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    Monday 1st November 2004
    Cheshunt match report
    The report of Saturday's game can be found here.
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