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April 2006

Sunday 30th April 2006
Hastings 3-3 Kingstonian
A dramatic game at Pilot Field saw Hastings take a deserved share of the points, thus denying Kingstonian an end of season playoff spot.

Scott Corbett gave K's, starting the day in 6th place, the start they were looking for with ten minutes gone before some sloppy play at the back allowed the hosts to hit back with two goals in quick succession from Daniel Williams and Russell Eldridge.

Tony Reid poked home a Bashiru Alimi free kick just after the half hour mark, but the hosts restored their lead five minutes before the break following a fine strike by Duncan McArthur.

The second half yielded just a single goal - a twice converted penalty from James Rose - though this proved insufficient for Kingstonian's quest to remain in the top six come full time. K's captain Julian Sills and United's Tim Olorunda both saw red after two cautionable offences apiece.

Full details of today's match can be found here.
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Ian McDonald on Hastings
Ian McDonald spoke to us following the three-all draw at Hastings and you can hear what he had to say using the K's Web audio player.
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Friday 28th April 2006
Macca on County Sound
Ian McDonald will be making another appearance on County Sound radio's Offside programme tonight at 7pm, repeated tomorrow at noon. You can tune in on 1566 MW, NTL 91.5 FM or online at www.countysound.co.uk
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Thursday 27th April 2006
RNLI collection
The club have received thanks from the RNLI for the generosity of its supporters in raising 175.59 from the collection at Saturday's game against Lymington.
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Sunday 23rd April 2006
Lymington match report
The report of yesterday's five-nil victory is now available.
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Cup final tickets
Surrey Senior Cup final tickets will be on sale at Kingsmeadow on the following dates:

Monday 24th April, 7-9pm
Wednesday 26th April, 7-9pm
Thursday 27th April, 7-9pm
Tuesday 2nd May, 7-9pm
Thursday 4th May, 7-9pm

Tickets are priced at 8 for adults and 4 for concessions, and although it will be possible to pay on the night at the turnstiles, it is highly recommended that they are purchased from the club in advance.
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Julian Sills interview
Club captain Julian Sills spoke to us after receiving the player of the year award at the club presentations night. Listen to the bumper interview with the K's Web audio player.
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Saturday 22nd April 2006
Kingstonian 5-0 Lymington & New Milton
A second successive big home win saw Kingstonian move back into the playoff zone with just a single league game remaining.

James Rose helped himself to a couple of goals, the first from the penalty spot after Julian Sills had been felled, before Sills himself contributed to make it three-nil at half time.

Substitute Tony Reid bagged a couple of well taken goals in the second half to round off a fine win to make it a high-scoring double against their New Forest opponents.

Full details of today's match can be found here.
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Ian McDonald on Lymington
Ian McDonald spoke to us after this afternoon's five-nil victory and you can hear what he had to say using the K's Web audio player.
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Friday 21st April 2006
Woking U18 3-0 Kingstonian U18
Kingstonian's under 18's finished their season with the runners up spot in the Surrey Floodlit Cup, following a three-nil defeat to Woking in a well-attended final at Leatherhead FC last night.

K's Michael Bolton saw his penalty saved in the first half before the Cards struck three times in the second half to lift the cup.

Lineup: Paul Brady, Mark Jarman, Bruce Archer, Edmund Leung, Tim Mellett, Creag Wilson, Ross Chalke, Michael Bolton, Ryan Pearson, Kieron Ogunkoya, Mario Cavozzi.
Subs: Reece Jackson-Hughes (unused), Jack Murphy (for Bolton, 65m), Sandro Palladino (for Jarman, 86m), Rob Sheridan (for Archer, 70m), Cesare Cornelli.
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Surrey Senior Cup final tickets
The club have just received the Kingstonian tickets for the Surrey Senior Cup final against AFC Wimbledon, to take place on Friday 12th May at Woking FC.

They will be on sale this coming Saturday, before the Lymington game, from about 1pm in the Saxon Rooms banqueting suite, costing 8 for adults and 4 for concessions. Tickets will also be on sale at Kingsmeadow in the buildup to the game - details to follow.
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Thursday 20th April 2006
All day Saturday with the K's
This coming Saturday promises to be a busy day, with a number of events lined up at Kingsmeadow - what better reason to spend the whole day with Ks!

  • 11.00am - Shooting of crowd scenes for Billy & Buggs short film. The production team are looking for as many extras as possible invited to attend and make some noise!

  • 1.00pm - Kingstonian tickets go on sale (in the Saxon Rooms) for the Surrey Senior Cup final against AFC Wimbledon, and will be available through to just before kick off.

  • 1.30pm - The programme shop will be open in the main bar, remaining open after the game until about 6.30pm. The usual stock of K's programmes from the 1970's to date will be available, along with the vast league and non-league ranges.

  • 2.30pm - Kingstonian Youth will be arranging presentations marking the achievement of FA Charter Standard Development Club status. The Mayor and Surrey County FA will be amongst the guests in attendance. All the youth teams will also be in presence.

  • 3.00pm - Ryman League action, with Kingstonian facing Lymington & New Milton in their final home game of the season. A win is needed to stay in major contention for an end of season playoff place. A bumper crowd is expected to cheers the K's home!

  • 3.45pm - Half time activities will see one of the youth teams take to the field for a penalty shootout against Kingstonian U18 goalkeeper Paul Brady.

  • 4.50pm - The big screen in the clubhouse will be tuning in to the FA Cup semi final between Chelsea v Liverpool, kicking off at 5.15pm.

  • 5.00pm - Players and fans alike to be involved in the shooting of a penalty scene for Billy & Buggs. Details as highlighted from Gary Anstead, first come first served!

  • 7.00pm - The Kingstonian end of season Presentations Evening is always a popular night, and expected to be even more so given the return of the 'feel good factor' this season. Buffet, live music and player presentations included. Entry is free, by ticket only from any Supporters Club committee member (email supporters@kingstonian.net for details).
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    Extra chance to be a star!
    The Billy & Buggs short film being partly shot at Kingsmeadow is also looking for a handful of extras to form the opposition to the Kingstonian players in a penalty scene at Kingsmeadow following Saturday's Ryman League game.

    Footballing talent is not needed and so members of the K's supporters team are welcomed! No running needed - just a desire to hit the big screen! A reminder also that extras are still needed for the crowd scences, starting from 11am on Saturday.

    All enquiries should be directed to Gary Anstead on 07774 267502 or at kingstonianfc@aol.com, and these limited football roles will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
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    Wednesday 19th April 2006
    Kingstonian Youth final countdown
    Kingstonian Youth, now a Charter Standard Development Club, have enjoyed another fine season and have a number of cup finals to look forward to. The young K's will certainly appreciate any extra support at the following games:

  • Sunday 23rd April, kick off 10.30am
    WSYL Invitation Cup Final: Kingstonian Youth U14 Colts v Feltham Youth U14
    Kingsmeadow Stadium, Jack Goodchild Way, 422a Kingston Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 3PB

  • Sunday 23rd April, kick off 2.30pm
    SCGL League Cup Final: Kingstonian Youth U12 Girls v Hampton & Richmond U12 Girls
    Cobham Football Club, Leg of Mutton Field, Anvil Lane, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham, Surrey

  • Sunday 30th April, kick off 10.30am
    WSYL League Cup Final: Colliers Wood United U17 v Kingstonian Youth U17
    Godalming Town FC, Wey Court, Meadrow, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 3JE

  • Sunday 7th May, kick off 2.00pm
    WSYL League Cup Final: Kingstonian Youth U8 v Molesey Juniors U8
    Cobham Football Club, Leg of Mutton Field, Anvil Lane, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham, Surrey
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    FA Charter Standard Development Club
    Kingstonian Youth has been awarded the prestigious FA Charter Standard Development Club award for grassroots football.

    The national FA Charter Standard award is presented to those clubs like the K's who lead the field in promoting best football practice, both on and off the pitch.

    Ian Brady, Chairman of Kingstonian Youth, is understandably very proud to receive such a prestigious award, "This is wonderful recognition for all the hard work by the coaches and all the other volunteers who have helped make the youth section one of the best in the county."

    The club will be will be presented with their award on Saturday 22nd April 2006 at Kingsmeadow Stadium, before Kingstonian FC kick off their final home game of the season at 3pm, by Surrey County FA Football Development Officer Steven Edwards in front of the 270 boys and girls who represent the famous club.

    Councillor Yogan Yoganathan, The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, will be part of the ceremony which also marks the first Charter Standard award in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

    Sir Trevor Brooking, The FA's Director of Football Development commented:
    "The FA Charter Standard award acknowledges the fantastic support that Kingstonian Youth is providing within the local community and its efforts to provide opportunities for players to develop their skills and play football in a safe and positive environment."

    "The FA is committed to raising the standards of football at grassroots level and the dedication and achievements of clubs like Kingstonian Youth make this possible".

    The FA Charter Standard programme, supported by FA partner McDonald's, was established five years ago and aims to improve standards of coaching, administration, player development and child protection.
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    Tuesday 18th April 2006
    Walton Casuals match report
    The report of yesterday's four-nil victory is now available.
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    Kingstonian U18 Surrey Cup Final
    The Kingstonian Under 18's side, having completed an excellent campaign in the Southern Youth League in their first season since re-forming, have a Surrey Cup Final to look forward to, much like the first team.

    En-route they have beaten Merstham (4-3), Westfield (4-3), Mole Valley Predators (4-2) and Godalming Town (1-0), and will now face Woking in the Surrey Floodlit Cup Final at Leatherhead FC this coming Thursday 20th April, kick off 7.30pm. Tickets will cost just 3 for adults and 2 all concessions.

    The team would appreciate as much support as possible at the game, so if you are free please come along and cheer on the next generation of K's! Meanwhile, reports of the last few league games of the season are now available here.
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    Monday 17th April 2006
    Kingstonian 4-0 Walton Casuals
    A quick start to this Bank Holiday encounter against Kim Harris' Walton Casuals saw Charley Side poach a couple of goals in the opening 8 minutes before completing his hat-trick with just 37 minutes gone.

    The second half produced one further goal, with Kenny Ojukwa crossing for fellow substitute Tony Reid to head home just after the hour mark.

    With only now-promoted Ramsgate winning elsewhere in the top eight, the playoff places are closer than ever with just two game remaining.

    Full details of today's match can be found here.
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    Ian McDonald on Walton Casuals
    Ian McDonald spoke to us after this afternoon's four-nil victory and you can hear what he had to say using the K's Web player thing.

    Please note that we've changed the format to WMA (Windows Media Audio), as we splashed out on a brand new dictaphone for your listening pleasure. The files are much clearer and also much smaller, but please do let us know if you have any problems listening to the file.
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    Tonbridge match report
    Journalistic hopeful Tim Bell's Tonbridge match report is now available. Many thanks to him.
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    Golf Day results
    Thanks to Butch & Julie Shakespeare, not only for the magnificent trophies, but also for organising another great Kingstonian Golf Day, which raised approximately 1,200 for the club. Thanks to everyone who attended and also those who bought items in the auction.

    SINGLES
    1st Stuart (Warwick Wright Peugeot) 40pts
    2nd Ian Manton 38pts
    3rd Rowett Bohi 36pts
    4th Julian Sills 35pts

    PAIRS
    1st Steve Gray & Rowett Bohi 68pts
    2nd Gary Anstead & Kenny 64pts

    TEAM
    1st Rowett, Tony, Ian & Colin 107pts
    2nd Julian, Stuart & Lynn 90pts

    NEAREST THE PIN
    3rd Hole Colin Fitzgerald
    5th Hole Stewart Peugeot
    8th Hole Dick Skelton
    10th Hole Ian
    12th Hole Gary Crysell
    14th Hole Kenny
    17th Hole Peter Foster

    LONGEST DRIVE
    6th Hole Steve Gray
    13th Hole Bruce Barry
    18th Hole Gary (Boom Boom) Anstead
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    Sunday 16th April 2006
    Kingstonian U18 v Mole Valley Predators U18
    Goals from Jack Murphy, Mark Watkins, Rob Sheridan (2) and Chris Powell gave K's a 5-0 victory over Mole Valley Predators in their final home game of the season on Wednesday night, before no less than eight of the players featured in the return fixture the following night.

    The team concluded their Southern Youth League season on Thursday with a 1-1 draw against the Predators, with Creag Wilson scoring the K's goal on the quarter hour mark.
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    Saturday 15th April 2006
    Tonbridge Angels 1-0 Kingstonian
    Tonbridge Angels won the battle of the playoff chasing sides at Longmead with a single goal victory, with the goal coming courtesy of Steve Aris following up a first half free kick.

    Kingstonian also saw their 19 match goalscoring run come to an end in a game in which they rarely troubled former K's goalkeeper Jerome John in the Angels goal.

    Full details of today's match can be found here.
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    Tuesday 11th April 2006
    Billy & Buggs
    South Thames College final year student David Maile is producing and directing a short film to be submitted to Film Festivals, C4 and Sky, to be based around two football teams and part-filmed at Kingstonian FC.

    Football scenes will be shot during the upcoming game against Walton Casuals, whilst the crew will be making an early start before the Lymington game, and that is where Ks fans are invited to come forward to be part of the action

    The production is looking for Kingstonian supporters to help as extras, kitted out in Ks shirts and colours, ready to make some noise! Volunteers are asked to meet at the main entrance to the Kingsmeadow clubhouse at 11am on Saturday 22nd April.

    Please support Davids project, which we hope will be a great success, whilst bring some of the famous Ks spirit to the big screen. All enquiries should be directed to Gary Anstead on 07774 267502 or at kingstonianfc@aol.com
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    Sunday 9th April 2006
    Corinthian Casuals match report
    The report of yesterday's game is now available.
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    Hastings match report
    The slightly delayed report of the Hastings win is now available.
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    Ian McDonald on Corinthian Casuals
    Ian McDonald spoke to us after yesterday's disappointing two-all draw at home to Corinthian Casuals.
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    Saturday 8th April 2006
    Kingstonian 2-2 Corinthian Casuals
    Kingstonian once again could only draw against bottom side Corinthian Casuals, this time letting a two goal lead slip in a somewhat subdued performance.

    James Rose headed home the opening goal just before half time before captain Julian Sills doubled the advantage on the other side of the break with a sublime strike not often associated with centre backs.

    The Casuals, however scrambled their way back into the game, with two goals in seven minutes just after the hour mark before a tight end to the match yielding few clear chances.

    Full details of today's match can be found here.
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    Surrey Senior Cup Final
    The Surrey FA have announced a new date and venue for this seasons Surrey Senior Cup final following discussions with both finalists:

    Friday 12th May 2006, kick off 7.45pm
    Kingstonian FC vs AFC Wimbledon
    To be played at Kingfield Stadium, Woking FC

    The decision allows both clubs to compete in any Ryman League playoff matches, should they maintain their current league positions, whilst ensuring a rousing end of season finale for the prestigious county title.

    Further details regarding arrangements for the game will follow in due course.
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    Friday 7th April 2006
    Macca on County Sound
    Ian McDonald will be making an appearance on County Sound radio's Offside programme tonight at 7pm, repeated tomorrow at noon. You can tune in on 1566 MW, NTL 91.5 FM or online at www.countysound.co.uk
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    Ian McDonald on Carshalton
    Ian McDonald gave us a phone call after the two-nil midweek win against Carshalton.
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    Thursday 6th April 2006
    Kingstonian Golf Day
    The upcoming Kingstonian Golf Day will take place next Wednesday 12th April at Coombe Wood Golf Club, Kingston:

  • 12.30pm - 18 holes of Stableford Golf, preceded by coffee & bacon rolls
    Prizes include: Singles winner and runner up, third place, pairs winners and runners up, team winners and runners up, longest drive, nearest the pin.

  • 7.30pm - 3 course meal plus raffle & auction
    Auction includes: Signed Chelsea shirt, signed Arsenal shirt, signed West Ham shirt, signed NEC Harlequins shirt, signed Southampton football, signed Kingstonian shirt, signed Kingstonian ball, along with many other items.

    The golf and meal package combined costs just 50 (golf-only 30, meal-only 25) but numbers are limited so please contact Butch Shakespeare ASAP on (020) 8541 5174 for further details.
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    Marathon Man
    K's fan Peter Hazell will be is running in the London Marathon on 23rd April in aid of the Stroke Association - the only national charity solely concerned with combating stroke in people of all ages. It funds research into prevention, treatment and better methods of rehabilitation and helps stroke patients and their families directly through its community services.

    Peter is therefore looking for supporters who will sponsor him. All the money that you pledge will go to the Stroke Association. However, as a thank you to all the Ks fans for supporting him, he will make a donation of 1 to the Supporters Club for every 5 that is pledged! Sponsorship forms are available from either Peter or the club shop.
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    Tuesday 4th April 2006
    Kingstonian 2-0 Carshalton Athletic
    An under-strength Kingstonian side won through to the final of this season's Surrey Senior Cup with a two-nil win over a full-strength Conference South Carshalton team this evening.

    Goals from Mick Brady - his first for the club - and Tony Reid secured a date with AFC Wimbledon, who overcame Ashford Town (Middx) by two goals to one in their semi-final.

    The final has been preliminarily scheduled for Tuesday 2nd May at Imber Court, but both the date and venue are subject to confirmation and change.

    Full details of tonight's match can be found here.
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    Monday 3rd April 2006
    Isthmian League kick off 2006/07
    The Isthmian League have confirmed that next season's campaign will commence on Saturday 19th August 2006.
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    FA Competitions 2006/07
    The Football Association have announced the dates for next season's FA Competitions:

    FA CUP
    P  -  2nd September 2006
    1Q - 16th September 2006
    2Q - 30th September 2006
    3Q - 14th October 2006
    4Q - 28th October 2006
    1  - 11th November 2006
    2  -  2nd December 2006
    3  -  6th January 2007
    4  - 27th January 2007
    5  - 17th February 2007
    6  - 10th March 2007
    SF - 14th April 2007
    F  - 19th May 2007

    FA TROPHY
    1Q - 21st October 2006
    2Q - 4th November 2006
    3Q - 25th November 2006
    1  - 16th December 2006
    2  - 13th January 2007
    3  -  3rd February 2007
    4  - 24th February 2007
    SF - 10th March 2007
    SF - 17th March 2007
    F  - 20th May 2007
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    Sunday 2nd April 2006
    Bashley match report
    The report of yesterday's game is now available.
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    Saturday 1st April 2006
    Bashley 3-2 Kingstonian
    Kingstonian's five month unbeaten run away in the league came to a halt at Bashley in a game best described as scrappy.

    Kenny Ojukwa opened the scoring for K's from close range in the 8th minute after a James Rose header had bounced off the bar, before Danny Gibbons followed up a strike which had hit the post to level the scores. The hosts proceded to take charge of the game and took the lead on the stroke of half time through a Paul Gazzard header.

    Rose again caused the Bash rearguard problems, with Ojukwa taking advantage of a distracted goalkeeper to head home an equaliser. A hectic flurry in the K's goalkmouth on the hour mark, however, saw a couple of goal-line clearances before Gazzard fired home again for what proved to be the deciding goal.

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    Ian McDonald on Bashley
    Ian McDonald gave us his thoughts after the three-two defeat at Bashley.
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