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Ramsgate presented FA 1966 Legacy Grant

Ramsgate presented FA 1966 Legacy Grant

The Kent FA is to present Football Clubs across Kent with FA 1966 Legacy Grants, as the FA and football fans across the country celebrate the 50th anniversary of England’s 1966 World Cup win.

Edinburgh pleased with Gills progress

Gillingham manager Justin Edinburgh feels it’s all coming together now after their 2-1 win at Dartford on Tuesday night.

Cray Wanderers 2-2 Leyton Orient

Cray continued their unbeaten pre-season showing great character and resilience to peg back an impressive young Orient side who twice took the lead in an entertaining game at Hayes Lane on Tuesday night.

Folkestone Invicta 2-3 Ebbsfleet United

Folkestone and Ebbsfleet continued their preparations for the new season with a hard fought game at the Cheriton Road Sports Ground.

Staff appointments and stalemate

Charlton announced another two staff appointments on Tuesday. Chris Jones is the new club doctor, and Alistair Thrush is head of medical sevices.

Wright appointed Gillingham captain

Gillingham manager Justin Edinburgh has appointed Josh Wright as club captain for the 2016/17 EFL League One season.

Bullard kicks off Football FEST

Footballer and TV sensation Jimmy Bullard opened the world’s first indoor football theme park; Football FEST at Bluewater.

Cray Wanderers v Leyton Orient preview

Cray Wanderers play their only home friendly on Tuesday night when they entertain Leyton Orient at Hayes Lane.

Midfielder arrives at the Valley

Former Queens Park Rangers midfielder, Oscaar Gobern, will link up with the Addicks this week, and is likely to get a run out in the Ipswich match on Tuesday evening.

Lookman set for Addicks chance

On Thursday, Ademola Lookman was playing for the England Under-19 team against Italy‎ in the semi-finals of the European Championships.

Edinburgh reflects on Gills loss

Gillingham manager Justin Edinburgh is looking at the bigger picture after his side lost 2-0 at Barnet on Saturday.

Beckenham Town 0-3 Bromley

Bromley’s three game tour of the local South Eastern Counties League clubs ended at a scorching hot Eden Park Avenue where The Ravens recorded a comfortable three goal victory.

Leyton Orient 0-0 Charlton Athletic

Russell Slade and Kevin Nugent were given a rapturous welcome by the Orient fans when the Charlton team coach pulled up outside the Matchroom Stadium.

Hastings United 1-3 Welling United

Whilst results are not crucial in pre-season games, Welling’s late flurry of goals at Hastings helped them to a third consecutive victory.

Gills pull off Konchesky signing

Gillingham have today made their seventh signing ahead of the 2016/17 EFL League One season, with the arrival of experienced left-back Paul Konchesky on a one-year deal.

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Brilliant Roy helps Surrey beat Kent at The Oval

Brilliant Roy helps Surrey beat Kent at The Oval

Kent Spitfires were beaten by Surrey in their final NatWest T20 Blast group game in front of a packed Oval crowd on Friday night.

Young Leaders in Cricket – Jack’s Story

Kent’s Young Leaders in Cricket met Sir John Major at Lord’s in recognition for their volunteering.

Spitfires crush Hampshire in One Day Cup

Daniel Bell-Drummond and Joe Denly smashed Kent to a five wicket win over Hampshire in the Royal London One Day Cup – to boost their quarter final hopes.

Rabada keen on Kent return

Kagiso Rabada spoke about his enjoyment of his time at Kent, saying a return to the club in the future was “definitely on the cards”.

DBD and Billings return for Hampshire game

Daniel Bell-Drummond and Sam Billings return to the Kent squad for the trip to Hampshire after excellent showings for the England Lions.

Bell-Drummond shines as Lions win

Ben Duckett and Kent’s Daniel Bell-Drummond equalled the second highest List A stand of all-time as England Lions sauntered to a 140-run victory over Sri Lanka A at Canterbury.

Kent beaten by Middlesex at Lord’s

Hundreds from Paul Stirling and Eoin Morgan saw Middlesex through to a comfortable win over Kent at Lord’s in the Royal London One Day Cup.

Billings stars as England Lions win

Sam Billings treated his home county crowd to the third spectacular century for England Lions in as many matches as they wrapped up the Tri-Series with a 56-run victory over Pakistan A in Canterbury.

Kent Cricket League Round Up

Catch up with all the latest from the Shepherd Neame Kent Cricket League from the weekend.

Kent make Gidman loan signing

Nottinghamshire all-rounder Will Gidman has joined Kent on a month’s loan and goes straight into the Spitfires squad to play Middlesex in the Royal London One-Day Cup at Lord’s on Sunday.

Spitfires downed by Eagles at Canterbury

Kent Spitfires saw their NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final hopes all but ended as they were comfortably beaten by Essex Eagles on Friday night.

Coles back in Kent squad for Battle of the Bridge

Matt Coles returns to the Kent Spitfires squad for their vital NatWest T20 Blast clash with Essex at Canterbury on Friday night.

Sussex bat out for a draw at Tunbridge Wells

A flat pitch and dogged resistance by the Sussex batsmen left Kent unable to force a victory on the final day of their Championship game at Tunbridge Wells.

Persistence pays off for Kent at Tunbridge Wells

Kent dismissed Sussex for 333 to give themselves an outside chance of victory going into the fourth and final day at Tunbridge Wells.

Billings keen to show abilities in Lions tri-series

Kent’s Sam Billings is keen to cement a regular international spot with good performances for the England Lions, as their tri-series begins today.

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Summer on track action thrills at Bayford Meadows.

Summer on track action thrills at Bayford Meadows.

Round six of the Bayford Meadows kart club was held on Sunday, with warm dry weather greeting the 106 competitors at the Sittingbourne circuit.

Free Fans Thursday returns at Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch is gearing up for its biggest event of the summer next weekend when the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship arrives in Kent for its annual ‘Big Brands Bash!

Jewiss heads to Genk

After a successful weekend in the British Championships at Shenington which saw him take P3 in a testing race, MB Partners’ Young Driver Kiern Jewiss is hoping for even greater success as he travels to Genk to take part in the final round of the CIK-FIA European Junior Championship.

Hill ready as BTCC resumes

Jake Hill returns to the track this weekend as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns at Snetterton following its summer break, and Hill will be looking to continue his fine form.

Caine makes BTCC return

Rochester based Team Hard racing have announced that experienced racing driver Michael Caine will join them for the remainder of the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.   

Motorbase ready as BTCC returns

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship returns this weekend and Wrotham based Motorbase Performance are ready to hit the Snetterton circuit running as the second half of the season roars back into action.

Hawkey continues towards title

Esmee Hawkey consolidated her lead in the GTA title battle with another podium finish as the GT Cup travelled to Oulton Park for rounds 13 & 14 of the championship.

Frustrating weekend for Conway

The latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship was ultimately a frustrating one for Mike Conway last weekend at the 6 hours of  Nürburgring. 

24 hour challenge awaits Motorbase in Spa

Wrotham based Oman Racing will be heading to Spa this weekend for the biggest challenge of the season, the 24 hours of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. 

A tale of two races for Byrne

It was definitely a tale of two races for Kent’s Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne in the latest round of the MCE British Superbike Championship at Thruxton this weekend.

Mainwaring-Smart parts with Smiths Racing

Aylesford’s Howie Mainwaring-Smart will part company with Smiths Racing it was announced today after this weekend’s MCE British Superbike Championship concludes. 

Conway on track for WEC

Mike Conway returns to the track this weekend for the latest round of the FIA World Endurance Championship as he and his Toyota team head to the Nürburgring for the 6 hours of Germany.  Conway and his team mates Stéphane Sarrazin and Kamui Kobayashi, in the #6 TS050 Hybrid, finished second at Le Mans to stay in […]

Ovenden leads British Championship

Canterbury based Tristan Ovenden is leading the British Rallycross Championship after an impressive trip abroad.

Rumsey Snatches Victory in Belgium

The British Rallycross Championship in association with Odyssey Batteries headed the short hop just over the English Channel to Duivelsberg Circuit in Maasmechelen, Belgium for the long awaited round 5 of the 2016 campaign.

Byrne seeks more success

Kent’s Shane Byrne is targeting more success in the latest round of the British Superbike Championship.

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Kings looking to complete a double hat-trick

Kings looking to complete a double hat-trick

Kent SLYDE Kings aim to complete a double hat-trick on Monday (1/8) when taking on the Isle of Wight Warriors in a Travel Plus National League encounter. Having moved up to second in the table with back to back wins in the TPNL on Monday & Tuesday but with the situation behind them looking very […]

Season’s best for Kings

Kent SLYDE Kings moved up into second place in Speedway’s Travel Plus National League with a win at the Isle of Wight on Tuesday.  

Gemili targeting Rio medal

Adam Gemili ran a season’s best before insisting he was capable of bringing home a medal from Rio this summer.

Kings host Potters

The Potteries are more associated with yellow as the colour of the famous porcelain manufactured there than they are with the fruit synonymous with slip ups, but the visit of Stoke to Central Park this evening does represent (as history has taught us) a potential banana skin for the play-off chasing Kent SLYDE Kings. And following […]

Kings slip to narrow defeat

Kent SLYDE Kings slipped to a 47-43 in the Travel Plus National League at Eastbourne on Saturday evening.  After a hot summer’s day the track was a bit patchy throughout and caught a few riders out. Especially Eagles reserves Luke Harris and Tom Brennan in Heats 2 and 4 respectively.

GB & Ireland retain St Andrews Trophy

Great Britain and Ireland retained the St Andrews Trophy after finishing level at 12 ½-12 ½ with the Continent of Europe at Prince’s in Kent.

Stars support Kent Sports Trust event

Sporting stars from around the county turned out in their numbers at Upchurch River FootGolf to support Kent Sports Trust’s first fundraising event.

Kent Roller Girls crowned champions

This weekend saw Kent Roller Girls’ final game of Division 3 South of the British Roller Derby Championships where they took on Cornwall.

Narrow loss for Kent Kings

Kent SLYDE Kings missed out on a chance to go move up into the top two in the Travel Plus National League on Monday at Central Park – going down to defeat by current league toppers Birmingham.

Busy time for Kent Kings

A busy July in the Travel Plus National League continues for the Kent SLYDE Kings with four matches in just nine days – starting today with the visit of reigning champions Birmingham Brummies.

Magnificent Seven back together again

The Magnificent Seven are back together again! Yes, that’s the news from the home camp as the Kent SLYDE Kings prepare for their biggest Travel Plus National League  of the season so far: the visit of reigning champions and current table-toppers, Birmingham Brummies.  The fixture at Central Park on Monday (18/7) comes just three weeks […]

Try sailing for free with Dover Sea Sports

Dover Sea Sports invites you to try sailing for free on 23 July, 27 August and 11 September.

Exiles looking to secure play-off spot

Kent Exiles American Football Team play their final regular season home game at Beaverwood Sports Club in Chislehurst, BR7 on Sunday afternoon hoping to secure a play off spot.

Tight win for Kent Kings

Rye House pushed Kent all the way in this hard fought curfew curtailed Travel Plus National League match at Central Park on Monday night.

Nine players set for Trophy at Princes

Nine players have been selected by Great Britain and Ireland to compete in the St Andrews Trophy match against the Continent of Europe at Prince’s Golf Club in Kent on Wednesday 20 and Thursday 21 July.

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