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November 2010

Tuesday 30th November 2010
Tonight's match OFF
Tonight's league game away to Maidstone United has been postponed due to snow.
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Monday 29th November 2010
Christmas Hypnotic Party Night
The Kingstonian Christmas party takes on a whole new dimension this year on Friday 10th December, with hypnotist Kev Bee and comedian John Lory coming back to the Ethelred Suite at Kingsmeadow by popular demand.

Doors open at 7pm with some classic tunes, the K's showtime with Alan Dowson & Co is from 8pm, food buffet opens at 8.30pm, and then commencing at 9pm is comedy with John Lory followed by the Christmas Cash raffle draw and the main event, The Kev Bee Hypnotic Show.

A truly hilarious evening of entertainment with music, comedy and hypnosis of the funniest kind you have ever witnessed. No personal stuff, no clothes removal, just truly funny stuff for the whole family (note: there may be some bad language apparent during the stage shows).

With no game the following day now, there will be a special stage appearance from the Kingstonian players. Manager Alan Dowson said after the previous event, "I have never laughed so much in my life! Just the funniest thing I have ever seen!"

Tickets cost 15 for adults and 8 for under 18's (13 and 8 for Supporters Club members) and are available from John Fenwick, Vicky Jones, Pete Bowers or Alan Dowson. Tables of 10 are available for 130 (no further discounts).
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Saturday 27th November 2010
Tonbridge Angels 1-1 Kingstonian
Tonbridge and Kingstonian shared the points in an exciting match at a frozen Longmead.

Matt Gray opened the scoring for the K's with a perfectly placed 38th minute free kick, whilst Tobi Jinadu (twice) and Simon Huckle struck the woodwork in the minutes the followed. Tonbridge however levelled the scores in the 64th minute when Jay May drilled home after K's had failed to clear their lines.

Full details of the match are now available.
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Alan Dowson on Tonbridge
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Friday 26th November 2010
Update from Alan Dowson
Manager Alan Dowson comments, "I'm still looking to add another one or two players and we need it. From here on, whoever gets the shirt is going to have to work real hard to keep it, as at the moment it's just been too easy for the players."
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Mo Harkin
Midfielder Mo Harkin has joined Walton & Hersham on loan.

Manager Alan Dowson comments, "Mo had a big operation in the summer and has done well since he got back, but to be honest we did rush him in a bit and he could do with about half a dozen games to get fully match fit again.
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Francis Quarm and Ola Sogbanmu
The club are pleased to announce the following loan signings from Woking:

Francis Quarm (27) is a central midfielder who played for Basingstoke Town and Sutton United last season. Before that he spent a few seasons with Hampton & Richmond Borough.

Ola Sogbanmu (18) is a striker who has progressed through the Cards' academy and been recently selected for the England Colleges National Team. He was as on the scoresheet as Woking drew with Brighton in the FA Cup recently.

Manager Alan Dowson comments, "Francis will add some presence to the midfield while Ola gives us an extra option up front. We need to freshen things up a bit and I'm hoping to get another player in too. Obviously that means we might have to move a few on to balance the numbers."
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Wednesday 24th November 2010
Harrow game re-arranged
The home league game against Harrow Borough has been moved back a day to Sunday 12th December, kick off 1.00pm at Kingsmeadow.
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Monday 22nd November 2010
Kingstonian 0-1 Fleet Town
Fleet Town won this replayed League Cup game following a disputed 79th minute winning goal from substitute Jeff Cavey. Kingstonian's Max Hustwick had earlier been sent off for having been deemed to have denied a goalscoring opportunity.

Full details of the match are now available.
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Chertsey friendly this Wednesday
A friendly match has been arranged away to Chertsey this Wednesday 24th November, kick off 7.45pm at Alwyns Lane. Admission will be 5 adults to cover costs.

Manager Alan Dowson comments, "We've not been having many games recently for one reason or another and I need to make sure everyone is playing, plus it's a chance to have a look at a few trialists."
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Friday 19th November 2010
Hendon postponed, Fleet arranged
The league game at home to Hendon this coming Monday 22nd November has been postponed due to county cup commitments for our opponents.

Meanwhile, the replay of the league cup game at home to Fleet Town has now been scheduled for the same date - this coming Monday. As a gesture of goodwill following the abandonment of the original fixture during the second half last week, admission prices for this match have been further reduced to: 4 (adults), 2 (seniors/students) and 1 (juniors).
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Kingstonian 125: Souvenir Booklet
The Kingstonian Supporters Club 125th Anniversary souvenir booklet produced for the reunion event, featuring contributions from Geoff Chapple, Alan Dowson, Mark Hams, Martin Tyler and several K's supporters, is still available. Copies can be purchased for 2 from the club shop or John Fenwick, with any profits going to the Kingstonian Academy.
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Monday 15th November 2010
Kingstonian A-A Fleet Town
The League Cup game at home to Fleet Town was abandoned this evening due to heavy fog. Simon Huckle had given K's a first half lead before Leigh Rumbold equalised midway through the second half in dense fog and confusion. The game was shortly paused before being abandoned.
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Sunday 14th November 2010
League Cup admission prices
Tomorrow's League Cup match at home to Fleet Town will be subject to reduced ticket prices for the most expensive categories of adults and seniors.

All pay on the day at the turnstiles: 6 (adults), 4 (seniors/students) and 2 (juniors).
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Canvey match report
The report of yesterday's game is now available.
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Sutton match report
The report of Tuesday's game is now available.
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Saturday 13th November 2010
Kingstonian 3-1 Canvey Island
Kingstonian claimed a three-one win over Canvey Island on a day which saw the club's upcoming 125th birthday celebrated.

Tobi Jinadu headed in the opening goal in the eleventh minute whilst Bobby Traynor added a further two strikes in the second half. The visitors grabbed a goal in the final minutes through Danny Heale but it proved little more than consolation.

Full details of the match are now available.
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Alan Dowson on Canvey
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Friday 12th November 2010
Ground regulations
The Directors and Management Committee have become concerned that a small group has developed the unpleasant habit of singing/chanting abusive/obscene songs. This is at both home and away matches.

Kingstonian FC has always been a family club and we are actively encouraging an increase in our regular base of supporters, not only adult but also parents with young children.

Following recent matches, including Sutton and Faversham, we have received quite a large number of letters condemning not only the action of this group, but also showing concern that the club is taking little or no action to extinguish this unpleasantness. Many of these letters come from neutral and possible new supporters.

This singing/chanting is directed towards individual(s), be they opposition player(s), management or supporters. Please refer to the issued ground regulations displayed by the entrance to the ground and also available to download via a PDF document. As stated there this behaviour is unacceptable.

Should anyone require clarity on the above or the issued ground regulations, they should discuss with Joint-Chairman Malcolm Winwright at a home match or approach Head Steward Denise Turner for guidance.
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Thursday 11th November 2010
Maidstone, Aveley and Leatherhead games arranged
The league games away to Maidstone and at home to Aveley have been arranged for Tuesday 30th November at Homelands and Monday 20th December at Kingsmeadow respectively.

Meanwhile, the Surrey Senior Cup match away to Leatherhead has been arranged for Tuesday 7th December at Fetcham Grove.

All three games will kick off at the regular evening time of 7.45pm.
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Wednesday 10th November 2010
Kingstonian 125: Reunion Event
The Kingstonian Supporters Club 125th Anniversary ex-players and managers reunion reception will take place this Saturday 13th November before the Canvey Island match in the Ethelred Suite, Kingsmeadow Stadium from 12.00pm-2.30pm.

Please come and join us as over 50 former players and managers have been invited to help us celebrate our 125th anniversary.

Admission is free and a souvenir booklet will be on sale at the event.
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Kingstonian 125: Museum Exhibition
The Kingstonian Supporters Club 125th Anniversary display of Kingstonian FC memorabilia and artefacts is now open until Christmas in the Community Showcase at Kingston Museum, Wheatfield Way, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2PS.

The display includes trophies, caps, medals, photos, programmes and other memorabilia from the 1920s until the 1990s.

Admission is free and opening times are 10am-5pm daily (excluding Wednesdays and Sundays).
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Tuesday 9th November 2010
Sutton United 2-0 Kingstonian
Sutton United won the top of the table game by two goals to nil, with goals from Darren Ebsworth and Craig Dundas in the 22nd and 43rd minutes respectively.

Full details of the match are now available.
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Alan Dowson on Sutton
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Hastings match report
The report of Sunday's game is now available.
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Monday 8th November 2010
Quiz Night
The Supporters Club will be holding the next quiz night on Friday 26th November, 7.45pm for an 8.00pm start at St John's Parish Hall, Grove Lane, Kingston.

All are welcome, and admission is either 8 including a fish/veggie supper (order on the door) or 5 without food. There is no bar on site so you are welcome to bring your own drinks - an off licence and pub are located just down the road from the venue. Please come along and enjoy the evening!
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Supporters Club draw
The second Supporters Club draw of the season for club shop vouchers has taken place, with 10 winning member names now available on the Supporters Club page. Draws continue throughout the course of the season for another 70 tickets so make sure you get your membership if you already haven't done so!
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Sunday 7th November 2010
Kingstonian 3-1 Hastings United
Three goals in the space of 14 first half minutes secured maximum points for Kingstonian against Hastings.

Dean Lodge opened the scoring in the 25th minute before Simon Huckle pounced to add a second on the half hour mark. Bobby Traynor finished off a fine team move to net the third before the break, whilst the visitors pulled back a consolation goal midway through the second half.

Full details of the match are now available.
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Alan Dowson on Hastings
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Saturday 6th November 2010
Wealdstone and Walton match reports
The dalyed Wealdstone (league), Wealdstone (trophy), and Walton (cup) match reports are now available.
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Wednesday 3rd November 2010
Fleet game arranged
The home League Cup game against Fleet Town has been arranged for Monday 15th November, kick off 7.45pm at Kingsmeadow.
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Aveley and Maidstone games postponed
The league games at home to Aveley and away to Maidstone United, originally scheduled for 15th and 20th November, have been postponed due to cup commitments for both sides. No new dates have yet been arranged.
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Tuesday 2nd November 2010
Walton & Hersham 0-3 Kingstonian
Kingstonian progressed through to the third round of the Championship Manager League Cup following a three-nil win away at Walton & Hersham.

Simon Huckle headed in the opening goal on the stroke of half time before Dean Lodge converted a penalty five minutes into the second period. Huckle broke clear to add another in the closing stages. Former K's man Liam Collins was shown a red card for two yellow cards in quick succession, whilst Sam Robinson suffered the same fate not long after.

Manager Alan Dowson reacts, "I'm pleased with both the performance and the results. Tom Bolarinwa did a good job up front and it's nice to see Hucks back and on the scoresheet. Sam Clayton got injured early in the game and whilst it's not as bad as it could have been, he's got some ligament damage that will keep him out for at least a month. It's a tough blow for the lad as he's been looking lively and I hope he recovers soon."

Full details of the match are now available.
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