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February 2007

Tuesday 27th February 2007
Colliers Wood game postponed
Tomorrow night's friendly at Colliers Wood United has been called off.
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Whyteleafe match report
Darren Bell's report of last night's defeat is now available.
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Monday 26th February 2007
Kingstonian 0-3 Whyteleafe
Three first-half goals saw 19th placed Whyteleafe claim all three points at Kingsmeadow this evening. Bobby Traynor struck the post late on, but that was as good as it got for the home side.

Full details are available here.
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Alan Dowson on Whyteleafe
Manager Alan Dowson didn't make any excuses after tonight's game and you can hear what he had to say via the audio player.
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Chris Sharpling
The club are delighted to secure the signing of striker Chris Sharpling (25) from Conference South side Lewes. Chris made half a dozen appearances for Crystal Palace after breaking through as a prolific goalscorer in their reserves before a 60k move into non-league football with Woking. Played up front and out on the wing in his six year stay at Kingfield, in that time scoring 37 goals in 126 games.

Manager Alan Dowson commented on the signing, "Chris is a well respected player from the top level of non-league football who is here to strengthen our strikeforce and bring goals to the team."
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Saturday 24th February 2007
Molesey game postponed
Today's league match at Molesey has been called off due to a waterlogged pitch. No new date has been arranged for the game.

Meanwhile, the K's are back in action at home to Whyteleafe on Monday evening.
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Wednesday 21st February 2007
Kingstonian Golf Day
The 5th Kingstonian Golf Day will take place on Wednesday 28th March at Coombe Wood Golf Club, George Road, Kingston:

  • 12.30pm - 18 holes of Stableford Golf, preceded by coffee & bacon rolls (44+ players so far...)
    Prizes include: Singles winner and runner up, pairs winners and runners up, team winners and runners up, longest drive, nearest the pin. Special hole-in-one prize sponsored by Anderson Travel of a weekend in Paris!

  • 7.30pm - 3 course meal plus raffle & auction (75+ people so far...)
    Auction includes: Signed Sir Geoff Hurst England shirt, Signed Arsenal shirt, signed Chelsea shirt, signed Kingstonian shirt, signed West Ham ball & pennant, signed Ricky Hatton box framed glove, golfing day for four people at Coombe Wood Golf Club. Raffle prizes include: DVD, bottles of drink, phones, books, tickets to major attractions.

    The golf and meal package combined costs just 50 or for those who don't play golf the evening meal only deal costs just 20. Numbers are limited so please contact Butch Shakespeare ASAP on (020) 8541 5174 for further details.
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    Tuesday 20th February 2007
    Cobham 0-2 Kingstonian XI
    A Kingstonian XI won tonight's friendly at Cobham by two goals to nil. Substitute Simon Sobihy opened the scoring from close range in the 55th minute before Lee Riddell added a second three minutes before the end with a deft chip.

    The K's lined up as follows: 1 Stephen Windegaard, 2 Ryan Andrew, 3 Nick Rundell, 4 Stuart Reeks, 5 Richard Taylor, 6 Simon Huckle, 7 Lee Riddell, 8 Scott Corbett (c), 9 Connally Edozien, 10 Danny Summers, 11 Glenn Boosey. Substitutes (all used): 12 Creag Wilson, 14 Joe Paris, 15 Daniel Bowden, 16 Simon Sobihy, 17 Steve Ballerini, 18 Paolo Malavassi.
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    Sunday 18th February 2007
    Kingstonian XI in double friendly action
    A Kingstonian XI will play friendly matches away to Cobham this Tuesday 20th February (kick off 7.30pm) and at Colliers Wood United on Wednesday 28th February (kick off 7.45pm) to allow manager Alan Dowson to have a good look at his squad in action. Admission will be just 2 for each match.
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    Saturday 17th February 2007
    Kingstonian 2-5 Dulwich Hamlet
    Dulwich regained top spot in the league table with a convincing five-two win at Kingsmeadow this afternoon.

    K's took the lead when Bobby Traynor converted an eleventh minute penalty, but Dulwich responded with five goals of their own before Traynor got what was by then just a consolation in the last minute.
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    Alan Dowson on Dulwich
    The manager spoke to us after today's game and you can hear what he had to say via the audio player.
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    Dulwich match report
    The report of this afternoon's defeat is now available.
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    Friday 16th February 2007
    Sponsored walk
    Kingstonian fans will be joined by members of the management and playing staff on the Supporters Club sponsored walk to Molesey next Saturday 24th February. Alan Dowson or Mark Hams will be setting off as the walk commences at 11.30am with representatives from the team in tow. Leading the K's over the River Thames, the 6 mile walk will then follow the river to Hampton Court and on to the Walton Road ground. There's a return journey too, though it is left to individuals to decide if they wish to walk one or both ways!

    The walk is open to anyone with a comfortable pair of shoes/trainers and a willingness to support the event, benefiting The Fircroft Trust (a charity which supports adults living in the local community with mental health problems and/or learning disabilities) and Kingstonian FC.

    There is no minimum or maximum amount which needs to be raised. There will however be an incentive for the individual who raises the most money, so ask family, friends, neighbours or colleges for sponsorship, either per mile or as a total, to help raise funds for two very worthy causes. Leading the sponsorship charge are the players, with every member of the matchday squad committing to sponsor the event. Forms can be found on the download forms page.
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    Tuesday 13th February 2007
    Colliers Wood game postponed
    Tonight's friendly as Colliers Wood United has been postponed and will now be played on Wednesday 28th February, kick off 7.45pm.
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    Sunday 11th February 2007
    Cray match report
    Simon G's report of yesterday's one-all draw is now available.
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    Saturday 10th February 2007
    Cray Wanderers 1-1 Kingstonian
    Despite taking an 18th minute lead through Bobby Traynor's fourth goal in as many games, K's were pegged back to a one-all draw at Cray today following an Andy Martin equaliser just before the half hour mark.

    Luke Garrard was called into action on a number of occasions to maintain the score whilst Gary Drewett went closest to a second for the K's when striking low against the foot of the post.

    Full details are available here.
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    Colliers Wood United v Kingstonian XI
    A friendly match has been arranged away to Colliers Wood United for next Tuesday night, kick off 7.45pm, to allow manager Alan Dowson to have a good look at his squad in action.

    Directions are available here for the venue, which is home to K's under 18's and also the senior side's Thursday night training sessions. Admission will be just 2, to cover match expenses.
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    Friday 9th February 2007
    Club Photographer wanted
    Kingstonian Football Club have a position available for a Club Photographer. Duties would primarily consist of attending and photographing all home matches (played on Saturday afternoons and Monday evenings).

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiast to accumulate experience with a famous semi-professional football club and to become involved in sports photography. Although the position is unpaid, the successful candidate would be entitled to free admission at the club.

    To apply please email details of your photographic equipment and experience, along with two examples of your photography (still and action shots), to Press Officer Ali Kazemi at ali.kazemi@kingstonian.com
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    Wednesday 7th February 2007
    Horsham match report
    Simon G's report of the three-two win at Horsham YMCA is now available.
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    Tuesday 6th February 2007
    Horsham YMCA 2-3 Kingstonian
    With the original fixture washed out, Kingstonian returned to a freezing Gorings Mead and made the most of their journey with a three-two win.

    Wes Goggin opened the scoring on the half hour mark, following up to knock home a rebound from close range before the hosts equalised when converting their own rebounded effort five minutes before half time.

    A solo goal from Bobby Traynor gave K's the lead midway through the second half before Gary Drewett extended the advantage by bundling the ball into the back of the net with a quarter of an hour to go. Horsham YMCA pulled a goal back in the final minute, though it failed to affect the final outcome of the game.

    Full details are available here.
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    Monday 5th February 2007
    Wayne Finnie
    The club have today signed defender Wayne Finnie (26) from AFC Wimbledon. Wayne spent five seasons with Banstead Athletic before moving to the Dons, where he made 58 appearances since joining in July 2005.

    Manager Alan Dowson adds, "Wayne is another local lad joining us who's followed the K's from the terraces. I am looking forward to working with him as he's got the right attitude, reads the game well and is good in the air."
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    Hastings match report
    The delayed Hastings match report is now available.
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    Sunday 4th February 2007
    Sittingbourne match report
    Michael Underwood's report of yesterday's one-all draw is now available.
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    Saturday 3rd February 2007
    Kingstonian 1-1 Sittingbourne
    A late flurry of action saw Kingstonian and Sittingbourne strike once each in the final eleven minutes to play out their second one-all draw of the season.

    Bobby Traynor opened the scoring for the K's, converting a penalty after Gary Drewett had been felled by Paul Ainsworth - who saw red for the offence. The visitors levelled the scores with just three minutes remaining however with a close range strike by Mark Lovell.

    Full details are available here.
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    Mark Hams on Sittingbourne
    Assistant manager Mark Hams spoke to us after today's game and you can hear his what he had to say via the audio player.
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    Simon Huckle & Danny Summers
    The club have signed midfielder Simon Huckle (24) from Met Police and striker Danny Summers (17) from Walton & Hersham, whilst a defender is expected to join the ranks during the week.

    Manager Alan Dowson commented on the signings, "Simon is a tall hard working player who grabbed a goal against us earlier in the week whilst Danny is a promising young player who will only get better."
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    Thursday 1st February 2007
    Steve Potterill
    Defender Steve Potterill has left the club to join Met Police, having made 44 appearances since joining from Bromley a year ago. Alan Dowson comments, "It is sad to Steve go as he was a popular figure in the dressing room and really enjoyed his time at the club. His departure is due to personal circumstances and his new career in the police force, so the football move fits in with that."

    Meanwhile, the manager is holding talks regarding a potential replacement who is with a Ryman Premier club.
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