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1953/54 | 1954/55 | 1955/56
List Grid

Date Opponents Competition Result Attendance Programme
Sat 21st Aug Canterbury City(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 2-1
3,000 thumb-1
Sat 28th Aug Faversham Town(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 5-1
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Wed 01st Sep Tunbridge Wells(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 0-2
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Sat 04th Sep Margate(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 0-1
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Sat 11th Sep Deal Town(A) FA Cup (Preliminary Round) W0n 2-0
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Sat 18th Sep Snowdown(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-1
2,404 -
Sat 25th Sep Snowdown(H) FA Cup (1st Qualifying Round) W0n 1-1
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Wed 29th Sep Snowdown(A) FA Cup (1st Qualifying Round Replay) W0n 0-5
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Sat 02nd Oct Sheppey United(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-0
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Sat 09th Oct Chatham Town(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 3-4
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Sat 23rd Oct Folkestone(H) Kent League Cup (1st Round) W0n 1-2
3,766 thumb-1
Sat 30th Oct Betteshanger(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 2-1
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Sat 06th Nov Ramsgate Athletic(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-0
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Sat 20th Nov Dover(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 0-0
2,756 -
Sat 04th Dec Deal Town(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 4-1
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Sat 11th Dec Sittingbourne(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 2-1
2,214 thumb-1
Sat 18th Dec Deal Town(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 2-2
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Sat 25th Dec Folkestone(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-2
4,000 thumb-1
Mon 27th Dec Folkestone(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-1
4,500 thumb-1
Sat 01st Jan Whitstable Town(A) Kent Senior Cup (1st Round) W0n 1-1
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Sat 08th Jan Gillingham Reserves(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-2
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Wed 12th Jan Whitstable Town(H) Kent Senior Cup (1st Round Replay) W0n 1-1
600 -
Wed 19th Jan Whitstable Town(H) Kent Senior Cup (1st Round 2nd Replay) W0n 5-0
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Sat 22nd Jan Canterbury City(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-3
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Sat 29th Jan Tonbridge(A) Kent Senior Cup (2nd Round) W0n 0-2
3,316 thumb-1
Sat 05th Feb Bexleyheath and Welling(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-4
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Sat 12th Feb Margate(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-0
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Sat 19th Feb Chatham Town(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-2
1,003 thumb-1
Sat 05th Mar Gillingham Reserves(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-2
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Sat 12th Mar Sittingbourne(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-2
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Sat 19th Mar Sheppey United(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 5-0
917 thumb-1
Sat 26th Mar Betteshanger(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 2-1
754 thumb-1
Sat 02nd Apr Faversham Town(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-2
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Fri 08th Apr Whitstable Town(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-1
1,500 thumb-1
Mon 11th Apr Whitstable Town(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 2-2
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Sat 16th Apr Ramsgate Athletic(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-3
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Sat 23rd Apr Tunbridge Wells(H) Kent League Division 1 W0n 3-1
1,200 -
Wed 27th Apr Snowdown(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-3
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Sat 30th Apr Dover(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 0-4
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Tue 03rd May Bexleyheath and Welling(A) Kent League Division 1 W0n 1-1
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Kent League Division One

League Table 1954/55
Pld W D L F A +/- Pts
1 Snowdown CW 32 18 9 5 60 36 +24 45
2 Dover 32 16 11 5 64 38 +26 43
3 Folkestone 32 16 11 5 74 55 +19 43
4 Sittingbourne 32 18 5 9 77 50 +27 41
5 Margate 32 17 6 9 82 48 +34 40
6 Ramsgate Athletic 32 15 8 9 65 49 +16 38
7 Tunbridge Wells United 32 15 8 9 60 53 +7 38
8 Gillingham Reserves 32 12 9 11 53 51 +2 33
9 Canterbury City 32 12 8 12 57 53 +4 32
10 Bexleyheath and Welling 32 13 6 13 76 71 +5 32
11 Deal 32 10 12 10 66 62 +4 32
12 Ashford Town 32 11 7 14 49 52 -3 29
13 Whitstable Town 32 9 8 15 51 64 -13 26
14 Faversham Town 32 9 5 18 47 72 -25 23
15 Betteshanger CW 32 6 8 18 46 68 -22 20
16 Chatham 32 6 4 22 63 121 -58 16
17 Sheppey United 32 3 7 22 42 89 -47 13



Season Summary 1954/55
Competition Summary
Kent League Division 1 12th (17)
FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round
Kent League Cup 1st Round
Kent Senior Cup 2nd Round

Player Stats 1954/55
Missing matches: 1
Player League Apps League Goals Cup Apps Cup Goals Total Apps Yellow Card - Red Card Total Goals
Harry Freeman 30 (0) 3 8 (0) 2 38 (0) 0 - 0 5
Reg Chapman 28 (0) 0 8 (0) 0 36 (0) 0 - 0 0
Cyril Bacon 22 (0) 9 8 (0) 3 30 (0) 0 - 0 12
Bill Beckett 21 (0) 6 6 (0) 0 27 (0) 0 - 0 6
Cyril Borthwick 20 (0) 3 5 (0) 0 25 (0) 0 - 0 3
Ted Hanckey 18 (0) 0 7 (0) 0 25 (0) 0 - 0 0
Geoff Steiner 16 (0) 0 8 (0) 0 24 (0) 0 - 0 0
Tony Hapgood 18 (0) 4 4 (0) 0 22 (0) 0 - 0 4
Jim Housley 13 (0) 1 7 (0) 1 20 (0) 0 - 0 2
David Nelson 16 (0) 0 4 (0) 0 20 (0) 0 - 0 0
Jimmy Day 13 (0) 3 6 (0) 5 19 (0) 0 - 0 8
John Baynham 13 (0) 2 5 (0) 0 18 (0) 0 - 0 2
Chris Bertchin 15 (0) 10 1 (0) 0 16 (0) 0 - 0 10
Harry Gray 12 (0) 0 3 (0) 0 15 (0) 0 - 0 0
Murphy 14 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 15 (0) 0 - 0 0
Albert Smith 10 (0) 0 5 (0) 0 15 (0) 0 - 0 0
Joe Crozier 10 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 10 (0) 0 - 0 0
Walter Brockie 9 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 9 (0) 0 - 0 0
David Bumpstead 8 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 8 (0) 0 - 0 1
Malcolm Collins 7 (0) 2 0 (0) 0 7 (0) 0 - 0 2
Bill Theobald 6 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 6 (0) 0 - 0 1
John Friel 4 (0) 1 0 (0) 0 4 (0) 0 - 0 1
Frank Rowden 3 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 4 (0) 0 - 0 0
Albert Day 2 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 3 (0) 0 - 0 0
Brian Mynheer 3 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 3 (0) 0 - 0 0
Alec Smith 3 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 3 (0) 0 - 0 0
Dave Stevens 3 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 3 (0) 0 - 0 0
John Oldham 2 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 2 (0) 0 - 0 0
George Sergeant 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 - 0 0
Len Woodcock 1 (0) 0 0 (0) 0 1 (0) 0 - 0 0