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By tim (36southlanenewmalden)6/8/2019 13:50Tue Aug 6 13:50:29 2019

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Anyone brave enough to say what game and season,

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By Iang8/8/2019 10:48Thu Aug 8 10:48:50 2019In response to first matchTop of thread

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1985 , too hungover to travel to Villa away and Mark Murphy hoodwinked me to Richmond rd (RIP). Think it was Bromley. Centenary season, Jill and John Trevor running the supporters hut etc.
Never looked back .

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By tim (36southlanenewmalden)7/8/2019 21:12Wed Aug 7 21:12:45 2019In response to first matchTop of thread

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OLD SCHOOL WHAT WAS YOURS

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By Olde School Ks (OldSchoolKs)7/8/2019 23:42Wed Aug 7 23:42:43 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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Memories cerainly of Ks/Hendon and the hope and then dissapointment of that Wembley day
Richmond Rd more hazy in my young days with Father but more familiar as time went onward toward the building of the new club house.
Certainly remember vividly the rivalry with Wimbledon.
Great days and always a decent cup of tea

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By tim (36southlanenewmalden)7/8/2019 11:30Wed Aug 7 11:30:49 2019In response to first matchTop of thread

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Hey Old School,you go back a while lets have yours

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By tim (36southlanenewmalden)7/8/2019 11:30Wed Aug 7 11:30:02 2019In response to first matchTop of thread

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FOR SUPERHOOP That game was on 2nd Nov 1968 ,lost replay 3 5

COACH any clues to game,teams in league and i ll see if i can find match

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By Coach10/8/2019 13:56Sat Aug 10 13:56:47 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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Unfortunately not Tim, but that was deffo the beginning. With the old clubhouse and Surbiton Byron played on the back pitch I think.

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By tim (36southlanenewmalden)10/8/2019 19:03Sat Aug 10 19:03:45 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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FOR ATTN COACH,i remember them ,so i recon 68 69 ish

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By bob6/8/2019 19:36Tue Aug 6 19:36:02 2019In response to first matchTop of thread

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Wembley 1960. I assume I went to others before that but it’s the first of which I have even the slightest recollection.

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By a krinkly6/8/2019 14:13Tue Aug 6 14:13:15 2019In response to first matchTop of thread

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65/66 season, London Challenge Cup v Fulham at Richmond Road, we won.

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By David Crawt6/8/2019 14:36Tue Aug 6 14:36:47 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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Can't remember as I would have been too young .
I was born in December 1957 and am absolutely certain my Dad would have taken me to games as soon as he could....but I wouldn't remember them.
My earliest real recollections are from when I was around 10 but can't remember any specific games.

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By Peter Borrett6/8/2019 14:41Tue Aug 6 14:41:27 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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March 1963 London Senior Cup 3rd Round v Walthamstow Avenue 6-1

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By Coach6/8/2019 20:03Tue Aug 6 20:03:28 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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6 ys old at Richmond Rd, can't remember who against, but remember Johnny Doyle patting me on the head as he walked off.

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By supahoops77/8/2019 07:22Wed Aug 7 07:22:33 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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Vs Chelmsford city, fa cup, 4th qual. 1967? Richmond rd,
3-3. Born Kingston 1958, so would have been about 9.
Seems old at 9 these days to be attending yer 1st senior club game. You see babes in arms at premier league games now.
My Dad could never have afforded that!

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By K's19607/8/2019 08:32Wed Aug 7 08:32:11 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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v Bishop Auckland 1955 at Richmond Road we lost.

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By K's19607/8/2019 12:07Wed Aug 7 12:07:39 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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Must add not my first match that would be about 1952, in those days got in free at half time or if you used the boys gate sixpence 6d to see the full 90 minutes or a tanner or in todays money two & a half P.

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By RichardNW7/8/2019 22:06Wed Aug 7 22:06:19 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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@ K's 1960's

How good are your memories of players in the mid 1950's? I have a few team photos where I can't identify the names of all the players.

If you or any others reading this think they can help then I could post a few up photos on my history site for you to look at. Mostly they are going to be players who probably only played a handful of games or at most a season or two.

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By K's19608/8/2019 08:38Thu Aug 8 08:38:22 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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I was in my formative years in the fifties. Worked at Hawkers (1955) as an office junior ( or tea boy) but I met K's half back Danny Mills and of course I remember Johnny Whing and Jimmy Coats 1956 Olympian and always remember Gordon Foss.

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By RichardNW8/8/2019 09:27Thu Aug 8 09:27:37 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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Well if you or others can identify any of the missing names in these 1950's photos then let me know:

http://www.kingstonianhistory.co.uk/TeamPhotos.htm

The final pic I haven't got around to adding the names I do know (obviously Whing) but I don't know very many so have left it blank for now.

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By Paddy (Paddy1)7/8/2019 11:35Wed Aug 7 11:35:00 2019In response to Re: first matchTop of thread

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I've not been around as long as some people have been attending K's... Pre Season 1998, K's 0-5 MK Dons in their old blue branding from when they used to play in South-West London.

Simon Stewart (I think, maybe Mark Harris) scored an own goal in the second half & at that moment, as a natural pessimist, I knew I was a K's fan for life.

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