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Dack leaves Gills for Blackburn

Dack leaves Gills for Blackburn

Gillingham midfielder Bradley Dack has joined Blackburn Rovers on a three-year-deal for an initial fee of £750,000.

Addicks to have a look at Stewart

Pre-season is a time when many clubs take the opportunity to have a look at players on a trial ‎basis.

Lincoln tie up deal for Knott

Billy Knott has signed for Lincoln City on a one-year deal after mutually agreeing to terminate his contract with the Gills.

Holmes set to stay with Addicks

The new season edged a step closer with news that tickets for Charlton’s two home pre-season friendlies will go on sale on Tuesday morning.

Dack linked with Blackburn move

Gillingham midfielder Bradley Dack is being linked with a move to Blackburn Rovers.

Flying start needed for Addicks

Charlton’s players report back to Sparrows Lane today, to begin preparations for the new season, which kicks-off in less than ‎six weeks time.

Addicks keen to seal Holmes deal

Top of Karl Robinson’s agenda when the players report back for pre-season training this week, will be tying Ricky Holmes down to a new deal.

Robinson wants four more

Departures aside, Karl Robinson‎ believes he needs another four players to complete his squad.

McDonald makes Gills departure

Striker Cody McDonald has said he is “absolutely buzzing” to be an AFC Wimbledon player after completing his switch from Gillingham.

Kedwell commits future to Fleet

Ebbsfleet United’s promotion-winning skipper Danny Kedwell is back on board for a fourth season at Stonebridge Road as he agreed a new contract with the club.

Fleet bring in former Gills midfielder

Ebbsfleet United have shown a real statement of intent by bringing in former Gills midfielder Jack Payne.

Gills make double striker signing

Gillingham have signed striker Tom Eaves on a two-year contract following his release by Yeovil Town.

Addicks set for crucial run in

When the fixtures are released, fans naturally focus on the opening games, but those in the game concentrate their attention on the closing games of the season.

McDonald linked with Gills departure

Striker Cody McDonald seems set to leave Gillingham despite being offered a new deal with the club.

Robinson runs the rule over Addicks

Karl Robinson brought the players back‎ for fitness checks last week. He wanted to ensure that the squad do not have fitness issues when they report back for pre-season training next week.

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Kent facing defeat at Trent Bridge

Kent facing defeat at Trent Bridge

Kent go into day three facing the prospect of an innings’ defeat to league leaders Nottinghamshire trailing them by 86 runs.

Notts on top in pink ball clash

Daniel Bell-Drummond carried his bat for Kent on day one at Trent Bridge for this unique round of the County Championship under lights, but it is the hosts and Division Two leaders Nottinghamshire who find themselves in pole position.

Neesham joins Spitfires for T20

Explosive New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham has signed for Kent Spitfires for the NatWest T20 Blast which starts on Sunday 9 July.

Kent Cricket League Round Up

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

Milne ready to go for Spitfires

A little like the pure-bred sprinters on show at Royal Ascot this week, fast bowlers occasionally need to be wrapped in cotton wool and only released off the rein for full gallop on the big occasions – Kent’s new overseas firebrand, Adam Milne, is one such thoroughbred.

Kent slip to Worcestershire defeat

Daryl Mitchell and Joe Clarke powered Worcestershire to the victory that lifts them into the Specsavers County Championship Division Two promotion places as they overcame Kent by four wickets at New Road.

Denly double puts Kent in control

Joe Denly demonstrated immense powers of concentration in the sweltering heat to steer Kent into a position of strength on day three of the Specsavers County Championship clash with Worcestershire at New Road.

Worcestershire in charge at New Road

Joe Clarke made a return to form with his first century of the season for Worcestershire and then another highly rated youngster in Josh Tongue pressed home their advantage against Kent in the Specsavers County Championship encounter at New Road.

Kent struggle at New Road

Worcestershire’s bowlers bounced back in impressive style from their weekend semi-final mauling in dismissing Kent for 260 on day one of the Specsavers County Championship promotion battle at New Road.

Kent Cricket League Round Up

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

Kent ready for spell on the road

Kent’s county championship title challenge could be defined on the road over the next fortnight as they prepare to take on Worcestershire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire away from their Canterbury headquarters.

Walker relieved as Kent draw

Head Coach Matt Walker was understandably relieved as Kent pulled off an unlikely draw with Durham.

Kent pull off unlikely draw

Kent’s 10th wicket partners Yasir Shah and Mitch Claydon saw out the final 46 balls of the match to secure a thrilling Specsavers County Championship draw with Durham in Canterbury.

Kent Cricket League Round Up

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

Kent battling to save Durham game

Title-chasing Kent will require a backs-to-the-wall batting effort on Sunday if they are to protect their unbeaten Division 2 status after the final day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Durham in Canterbury.

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Scott finds Pembrey tricky

Scott finds Pembrey tricky

Kent based Super 1600 hopeful Darren Scott found the new British Rallycross Championship course at Pembrey Circuit in Pembrokeshire, Wales tricky on Sunday.

First season podium for Ovenden

Canterbury based Rallycross driver Tristan Ovenden secured a podium at the British Rallycross Championship which was held at Pembrey Circuit in Carmarthenshire, Wales on Sunday.

Heathcote enjoys podium success

Kent based rallycross driver Nathan Heathcote enjoyed success at Round 3 of the British Rallycross Championship which was held at Pembrey Circuit in Pembrokeshire, Wales on Sunday.

Brands Hatch poised for Superprix return

Brands Hatch will reel back the years with the Legends of Brands Hatch Supeprix Prix (LOBHS) in just over a week’s time (1-2 July) when the iconic Grand Prix circuit will reverberate with the sounds of motor racing’s past.

Free fan event at Brands Hatch

The MCE British Superbike Championship returns to Brands Hatch this July (21-23) to headline its biggest event of the summer – the ‘Big Brands Bash’!

Six from six for Paffett

Bromley’s Gary Paffett continued his run of points-scoring finishes after two top-ten finishes at the Hungaroring guided him to tied fifth in the championship.

Le Mans agony for Conway

Kent’s Mike Conway and the Toyota Gazoo Racing team experienced a cruel end to their Le Mans 24 Hours race for the second successive year.

Dixon storms to double Superbike wins

Kent’s Jake Dixon propelled himself into the premier league of the MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship at Knockhill on Sunday as the RAF Reserves Kawasaki rider followed up his debut win in the opening race to make it a double after an epic second contest in Scotland.

Double podium weekend for Byrne

Shane ‘Shakey’ Byrne and the Be Wiser Ducati team maintained their challenge for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship with the five times champion taking a pair of third place finishes in round four held at Knockhill this weekend.

Tunerfest South brings high octane fun to Brands Hatch

The UK’s hottest performance cars head to Brands Hatch next weekend (Sunday 25 June) when Tunerfest South brings high speed competition, spectacular demonstrations and off-track entertainment to the Kent venue – and visitors can be part of the action.

Point to prove for Paffett in Budapest

Kent’s Gary Paffett will be looking to continue his great start to the 2017 DTM season this weekend when he takes to the Hungaroring, Budapest, for the third race weekend of the year.

Conway ready for Le Mans

Kent’s Mike Conway and the Toyota Gazoo Racing team will revisit the scene of its most dramatic moment later this week for the 85th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Tough weekend but points for Hill

On a difficult and emotional weekend for the whole British Touring Car Championship paddock, Jake Hill again showed strong pace and great race craft in his TAG Racing VW Passat CC, maintaining his record of scoring points at every BTCC race weekend in 2017.

Triple podium weekend for Jewiss

They often say that good things come in three’s and that was certainly the case for Kiern Jewiss this weekend, after he delivered a faultless performance to record three podium finishes and three rookie wins.

Victory for Team Shredded Wheat Racing

Team Shredded Wheat Racing with DUO ended a difficult and emotional weekend on a high, securing its maiden win of the season during rounds 13, 14 and 15 of the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Croft circuit.

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Young powerboaters heading to final

Young powerboaters heading to final

Young powerboaters from across the London and South East will hit the water for the area final of the Honda RYA Youth RIB Championship at Medway Yacht Club, Lower Upnor, on 8 July.

USA take spoils in Transatlantic fours

An eventful night of racing at Central Park on Monday evening saw the transatlantic visitors from the USA World Cup squad take the spoils – but there was plenty for the home fans to cheer with outstanding performances in particular from Kings’ favourites Ben Hopwood and Jack Thomas.

Swanley all set for Park Relays

It’s time to get your teams together for the annual Swanley Park Relays hosted by Swanley and District Athletics club on Wednesday 5th July 2017.

Condren back with the Dynamos

It will be a third consecutive term at the Invicta Dynamos for 21 year old forward Joshua Condren.

Success for Kent racers

It was a weekend of success for Kent’s Tom Bosworth and Jack Green on the athletics track.

Thomas to get GB chance

Kent SLYDE Kings’ talented teenager Jack Thomas gets another opportunity to pitch up against the best in his age range in the country on Thursday July 6th. after being selected for a second year running to compete in the GB Under 19s Championship being held at the St. Boniface Arena home of Plymouth Speedway.

Stanciuca joins Crusaders coaching staff

The Kent Crusaders have announced the latest addition to their coaching staff, England U15 Girls Head Coach Cristina Stanciuca.

Ellis wins The 122nd Amatuer Championship

Harry Ellis battled back from four holes down with five to play to win the 36-hole final of The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s.

Rafferty’s Amateur Championship run ends

Alejandro Tosti ended leading stroke play qualifier Caolan Rafferty’s run in The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s today after an epic encounter which reached the 25th hole.

Rafferty routs into Third Round

Caolan Rafftery eased his way into the third round of The 122nd Amateur Championship with a comfortable 5&3 victory over David Ravetto at Royal St George’s.

Rafferty leads the way at Amateur Open

Caolan Rafferty led the way after the second stroke play qualifying round in The 122nd Amateur Championship at Royal St George’s and Prince’s.

Green in fine Diamond League form

Kent’s Jack Green showed he is in fine form as he finished fourth in Sweden, as Stockholm hosted the sixth leg of the 2017 Diamond League.

Disaster strikes for Kent Kings

The whole Kent Kings club were left in shock and dismay at the latest serious injury to befall the hugely popular racer Luke Clifton, who was hospitalised after a horror heat two crash in Monday’s away match against Cradley Heathens.

Crouch keen to see more women in sport

Sports Minister Tracey Crouch wants a new generation of female participation in sport to be inspired by Women’s Sport Week.

Corker brings experience to Canterbury

Former Wasps, London Welsh and Richmond lock Matt Corker will be part of a new look coaching team when Canterbury Rugby Club players report for pre-season training on Tuesday July 4th.

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