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July 2012

Tuesday 31st July 2012
Sutton United 1-2 Kingstonian
Kingstonian came back from going behind to a 12th minute Kezie Ibe goal to win by two goals to one at Gander Green Lane. Matt Pattison and Andre McCollin struck in the 54th and 56th minutes respectively to turn the result around for the K's.

Lineup:

1) Rob Tolfrey
2) Aaron Goode
3) Dominic Sterling (18 Malvin Kamara)
4) Kieran Murphy
5) Tom Hutchinson
6) Matt Somner
7) Matt Pattison (16 Goma Lambu)
8) Saheed Sankoh (15 Charles Ofosu-Hene)
9) Andre McCollin (12 Wade Small)
10) Allan Tait (17 Craig Mullen)
11) Dean Lodge (14 Sam Clayton)
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Alan Dowson on Sutton
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Friday 27th July 2012
Kingstonian 0-2 Fulham XI
A strong Fulham XI, featuring a number of Premier League players, defeated Kingstonian by two goals to nil in view of first team manager Martin Jol.

The visitors opened the scoring in the fourth minute, when Omari Altman headed in off the post. Damien Duff, back from the European Championships, meanwhile struck a second just before half time to complete the scoring.

Lineup:

1) Rob Tolfrey
2) Aaron Goode
3) Melvin Kamara
4) Keiran Murphy
5) Dominic Sterling
6) Matt Somner
7) Matt Pattison
8) Saheed Sankoh
9) Allan Tait
10) Andre McCollin
11) Dean Lodge

Substitutes used:

12) Karl Murray
14) Craig Mullen
15) Wade Small
16) Sam Clayton
17) Charles Ofosu-Hene
18) Goma Lambu
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Tuesday 24th July 2012
Chessington & Hook Utd 1-7 Kingstonian
Kingstonian defeated Chessington & Hook United by seven goals to one on a bumpy pitch at Chalky Lane.

Wade Small opened the scoring in the second minute, added to by an Allan Tait penalty and a Goma Lambu brace. The hosts meanwhile struck a goal from a penalty of their own before half time. Substitutes Matt Pattison and Dean Lodge (twice) added further goals in the second half.

Manager Alan Dowson commented, "I was really pleased with the attitude of all of the boys - it was spot on. Despite a difficult surface, they looked sharp and are progressing well during pre-season. I can tell already that it's going to be difficult to trim the squad down in the coming weeks."

Lineup:

1) Rob Tolfrey
2) Aaron Goode
3) Melvin Kamara
4) Matt Somner
5) Dominic Sterling
6) Keiran Murphy
7) Sam Clayton
8) Charles Ofosu-Hene
9) Allan Tait
10) Wade Small
11) Goma Lambu

Substitutes used:

12) Dean Lodge
14) Peter Martin
15) Matt Pattison
16) Saheed Sankoh
17) Andre McCollin
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Sunday 22nd July 2012
Friendlies added
Following recently postponements, a couple of games have been added to the pre-season schedule:

Tue 24 Jul - 7.00pm - Chessington & Hook United v Kingstonian
Thu 26 Jul - 7.30pm - Whyteleafe XI v Kingstonian XI
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Saturday 21st July 2012
Dulwich Hamlet 0-3 Kingstonian
The Geoff Harvey Memorial Vase on 4th August will be contested by the winners of the games from the shortened tournament after all, as Kingstonian beat Dulwich Hamlet by three goals to nil after Corinthian-Casuals had defeated Tooting & Mitcham in the early kick off.

Andre McCollin finished off a neat move in the 16th minute to open the scoring, before Matt Pattison curled a free kick into the top corner of the net to double the advantage in the 27th minute. Pattison then doubled his own personal tally, when adding K's third in the 39th minute to complete the scoring before a flurry of second half substitutions.

Lineup:

1) Rob Tolfrey
2) Aaron Goode
3) Dominic Sterling
4) Keiran Murphy
5) Tom Hutchinson
6) Karl Murray
7) Matt Pattison
8) Saheed Sankoh
9) Craig Mullen
10) Andre McCollin
11) Dean Lodge

Substitutes used:

12) Charles Ofosu-Hene
13) Louis Bragg
14) Allan Tait
15) Wade Small
16) Sam Clayton
17) Goma Lambu
18) Matt Somner
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Thursday 19th July 2012
Geoff Harvey Memorial Vase
The second day of the Corinthian-Casuals tournament, scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled to protect the pitch. The Saturday games will still however take place, with Corinthian-Casuals v Tooting & Mitcham at 11am and Kingstonian v Dulwich Hamlet at 3pm.

The Geoff Harvey Memorial Vase will now be contested in a one-off match when Corinthian-Casuals host Kingstonian on Saturday 4th August.
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Monday 16th July 2012
Kingstonian 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur XI
Kingstonian put up a good performance against a Tottenham Hotspur XI, in a game which eventually finished 2-1 to Spurs.

The K's had a number of early chances, with Dean Lodge striking the woodwork in the opening minutes before Matt Pattison saw his low free kick tipped around the post. Craig Mullen, meanwhile had an effort saved and a goal disallowed for offside.

The visitors went on to increasingly exert their influence, and Ryan Mason opened the scoring early in the second half. Substitute Jack Barthram meanwhile added a second midway through the half. A late rally from K's however saw Andre McCollin pull a goal back from the penalty spot, before firing just wide in the closing minutes.

Lineup:

1) Rob Tolfrey (Louis Bragg)
2) Aaron Goode
3) Dominic Sterling
4) Keiran Murphy (Malvin Kamara)
5) Tom Hutchinson
6) Saheed Sankoh (Sam Clayton)
7) Matt Pattison (Gary Holloway)
8) Karl Murray
9) Craig Mullen (Allan Tait)
10) Wade Small (Andre McCollin)
11) Dean Lodge
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Alan Dowson on Tottenham Hotspur
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Kingstonian v Tottenham Hotspur XI
Tonight's pre-season friendly sees new Spurs assistant manager Steffen Freund bring a Tottenham Hotspur XI to Kingsmeadow. Tim Sherwood and Les Ferdinand will also be running the rule over the best of their up and coming players such as former England youth captain John Bostock.

The clubhouse will be open at 6pm and the turnstiles will be open at 7pm. Tickets cost: 7 adults, 4 seniors, 2 students, free for under 16's.
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Sunday 15th July 2012
Kids for free all season
Kingstonian Football Club is pleased to launch its biggest youth promotion to date. Every boy and girl aged under 16 will be eligible to receive a free season ticket, allowing free entry to all of Kingstonians home matches in the Ryman Premier League in the 2012/13 season.

Chairman John Fenwick comments, We believe that this is a fantastic offer for all youngsters in the area, and gives them the chance to come along and watch their local team Kingstonian for free throughout the season. Hopefully they will become the Kingstonian fans of the next generation.

To launch this exciting offer, there will be free junior admission to the pre-season friendlies against teams from Tottenham Hotspur (16 July), Fulham (27 July) and Chelsea (11 August).

Schools in the Royal Borough of Kingston have already been advised of the availability of season tickets for their pupils, and the club is happy to supply any group or organisation with a batch of tickets for distribution.

The free junior season tickets can be obtained:
* At home pre-season friendly matches
* At home league matches
* By contacting the club on (020) 8330 6869 or at chairman@kingstonian.net

Youngsters aged under 16 may be required to provide proof of age and children/groups aged under 11 must be accompanied by an adult in the interests of safety.
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Saturday 14th July 2012
Fixtures 2012/13
The fixtures for this upcoming season in the Ryman League Premier Division have been released and can be found on our temporary fixtures page here, until the database gets updated shortly.

The Kingstonian 2012/13 fixture list can also be downloaded as a pdf file (57Kb).
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Friday 13th July 2012
Chessington & Hook Utd games OFF
The double header at Chessington & Hook Utd scheduled for Saturday 14th July has been called off.
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Wednesday 11th July 2012
Youth Academy trials
If you are aged 16-19 years and would like to combine your education with football, the last trials for next season's Kingstonian Football Club Youth Academy take place this Thursday, from 12pm-2pm at Dinton Fields, St Agathas Drive, off Latchmere Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 5TT.

A poster with full details can be downloaded here (pdf file, 970kb).
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Monday 9th July 2012
Match posters
Posters advertising the pre-season games can be downloaded for distribution from the match posters page.

Printed colour copies of the pre-season schedule (x 200) and Spurs posters (x 150) are now available for collection from Banquet Records, located at 52 Eden Street in Kingston. The Fulham and Chelsea posters will be available from there and the club shop in due course.

Willing supporters are requested to either print or collect copies of the posters and to arrange to have them displayed where possible. Accepting businesses and organisations will receive recognition in our matchday programmes so please let editor Robert Wooldridge know who to list.
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Saturday 7th July 2012
Dorking Wanderers 1-3 Kingstonian
Dorking Wanderers opened the scoring midway through the first half, before Allan Tait headed home Dean Lodge cross to level the scores just before half time. Substitute Craig Mullen put the K's ahead in the 75th minute, before fellow substitute Aaron Goode added a third just before the end.

Lineup:

1) Rob Tolfrey
2) Melvin Kamara
3) Gary MacDonald
4) Kieran Murphy
5) Richard Orlu
6) Matt Pattison
7) Matt Somner
8) Saheed Sankoh
9) Allan Tait
10) Andre McCollin
11) Dean Lodge

Substitutes used:

Peter Martin
Shaun Smart
Craig Mullen
Jeuvan
Wade Small
Sam Clayton
Kevin Bissaka
Aaron Goode
Dominic Sterling
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Dorking Wanderers XI 1-0 Kingstonian XI
The early kick off featuring trialists and youth team players was decided by a single goal from Daniel Antonio - a Kingstonian Academy player - for Dorking Wanderers on the hour mark.

Lineup:

1) Louis Bragg
2) Badr Sharaz
3) Abdula Hassan
4) Abdul Sankoh
5) Greg Ngeno
6) Benson Kpaka
7) Miguel Flores
8) Charles Ofusu-Hene
9) Orrin Jolley
10) Malaki Lumsden
11) Adam Blake

Substitutes used:

12) Michael Smith
14) Nathan McCollin-Davidson
15) Badawi El Badawi
16) Mo Elsayed
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Friday 6th July 2012
Spurs XI game announced
The club is pleased to announce that Tottenham Hotspur are the third Premiership club to commit a team to face the K's in a friendly match at Kingsmeadow, thus completing the pre-season schedule.

This will be only the second time the K's have ever faced a Spurs XI in a friendly - the other occasion being Dave Leworthy's testimonial in 2000, a game in which he scored the winning goal against his former club in front of 1,500 people. This match will be played on Monday 16th July.

Manager Alan Dowson comments, "I would like to thank the chairman and directors for their patience and support as we put our plans together this summer. I would particularly like to thank Martin Tyler for pulling a lot of strings, and Gerry Petit for his tireless work in organising everything we do. We were 50/50 with what we could do with this one and are grateful to Tim Sherwood for agreeing to send a side down before they head abroad, and AFC Wimbledon for supporting Malcolm Winwright's request yesterday to fit this fixture in at short notice.
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Friendly admission prices reduced
Following consultation the Board have decided to reduce admission prices for all three home friendlies, against teams from Tottenham Hotspur, Fulham and Chelsea.

Admission prices will be as follows - Adults 7, Concessions 4, Students 2 and Juniors (under 16) free.

It is hoped that this gesture will encourage as many supporters as possible to come and watch these exciting matches, and to encourage new ones to attend, to give Dowse and the team their support before the season commences.
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FA Cup 2012/13
Kingstonian have been drawn away to Guildford City or Fisher or East Preston in the FA Cup with Budweiser First Qualifying Round on Saturday 8 September 2012.

First Round Qualifying - 8 September 2012
Second Round Qualifying - 22 September 2012
Third Round Qualifying - 6 October 2012
Fourth Round Qualifying - 20 October 2012
First Round Proper - 3 November 2012
Second Round Proper - 1 December 2012
Third Round Proper - 5 January 2013
Fourth Round Proper - 26 January 2013
Fifth Round Proper - 16 February 2013
Sixth Round Proper - 9 March 2013
Semi Final - 13/14 April 2013
Final - 11 May 2013
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FA Trophy 2012/13
Kingstonian have been drawn at home to Eastbourne Town in the FA Carlsberg Trophy First Qualifying Round on the weekend of 29/30 September 2012.

First Round Qualifying - 29 September 2012
Second Round Qualifying - 27 October 2012
Third Round Qualifying - 10 November 2012
First Round Proper - 24 November 2012
Second Round Proper - 15 December 2012
Third Round Proper - 12 January 2013
Fourth Round Proper - 26 January 2013
Semi Final 1 - 16 February 2013
Semi Final 2 - 23 February 2013
Final - 24 March 2013
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FA Youth Cup 2012/13
Preliminary Round - Week commencing Monday 3 September 2012
Kingstonian v Crowborough Athletic

First Round Qualifying - Week commencing Monday 17 September 2012
Sevenoaks Town or Dover Athletic v Kingstonian or Crowborough Athletic

Second Round Qualifying - Week commencing Monday 1 October 2012
Sevenoaks Town/Dover Athletic/Kingstonian/Crowborough Athletic v Lingfield/Erith & Belvedere/Saltdean United
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Thursday 5th July 2012
Surrey Senior Cup 2012/13
Kingstonian have been drawn at home to Corinthian-Casuals in the second round of the Surrey Senior Cup, with the winners at home to either Sutton United or Whyteleafe in the third round.

Dates will be arranged in due course.
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Wednesday 4th July 2012
Pre-season kick off at Dorking
This Saturday sees an early start for the K's in their pre-season campaign, with a double-header against Sussex League side Dorking Wanderers. Admission will be 5 for adults and free for juniors, and there will be a BBQ and bar facilities available at their Westhumble ground.

This is a first chance to find out who some of the new players lined up for the season are. There will be a number of trialists and youngsters in action, mainly in the early kick off at 1pm, whilst most of the senior players will be involved in the second game at 3pm.

Manager Alan Dowson comments, "Dorking are a great club who are going places, reflected by the number of promotions they've had since they were formed in 1999 to get to where they are now. We forged some good links with them last season, sending a number of our youngsters there to gain experience, and we look forward to building on that."
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Charity cycle ride - Peter Allan
Kingstonian supporter and K's Web match reporter Peter Allan is competing in Etape Act II. This involves cycling a stage of the Tour de France (just four days before the professionals ride it) in the Pyrenees - a distance of 204km (125 miles) with 5,200m (17,000ft) of climbing. The highlight will be the ascent of the legendary Col de Tourmalet - 19km of climbing and 1,400m of vertical ascent.

This sponsored ride is the latest in a string of great efforts on behalf of the K's for our Charity Partner - The Emily Ash Trust. The fantastic work of the Emily Ash Trust aims to improve the lives of children and young people suffering with cancer and leukaemia. They are run by a team of volunteers who organise events thanks to generous donations from the public.

To sponsor Peter please visit his Just Giving page.
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Monday 2nd July 2012
Chelsea XI and Fulham XI games announced
The club is pleased to announce that European champions Chelsea and fellow Premiership club Fulham will be sending sides to face the K's this pre-season.

This is the first time that a game has been arranged against a Chelsea XI since their reserves were based at Kingsmeadow from 1992-2000 - a deal which saw their first team face the K's each summer. Current manager Roberto Di Matteo made his first Chelsea appearance against the K's in one of those fixtures. This match will be played the week before the season starts, on Saturday 11th August.

K's have faced a Fulham XI on four occasions since, including a one-nil win in 2005, but an eight-nil defeat in 2008 against an experienced side captained by Clint Dempsey. This match will be played on Friday 27th July, and there will be an Olympic theme in the clubhouse to mark the launch of the games on our doorstep.
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Pre-season friendlies
The list of fixtures for the summer is as follows.

Sat 7 Jul - 1.00pm and 3.00pm - Dorking Wanderers v Kingstonian
Sat 14 Jul - 1.00pm and 3.00pm - Chessington & Hook United v Kingstonian
Sat 21 Jul - 3.00pm - Dulwich Hamlet v Kingstonian (at Corinthian-Casuals tournament)
Sun 22 Jul - 11.00am or 3.00pm - Corinthian-Casuals/Leatherhead v Kingstonian
Fri 27 Jul - 7.30pm - Kingstonian v Fulham XI
Tue 31 Jul - 7.45pm - Sutton United v Kingstonian
Sat 4 Aug - 3.00pm - Corinthian-Casuals v Kingstonian
Tue 7 Aug - 7.45pm - Godalming Town v Kingstonian
Sat 11 Aug - 3.00pm - Kingstonian v Chelsea XI
Tue 14 Aug - 7.45pm - Walton & Hersham v Kingstonian

One more home date will be added shortly.
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Sunday 1st July 2012
Emily Ash Trust 6-a-side Tournament
The latest Emily Ash Trust fundraising event has a football theme to mark the start of our pre-season campaign.

This 6-a-side Tournament take place at 10am next Sunday 8th July at Goals in Tolworth. Squads can be between 6-8 players and entry is 10 per player. There will also be a BBQ on the day.

For more information and to enter a team, please contact Alan Dowson at football@kingstonian.net
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