Kent Senior Trophy

Kent Senior Trophy

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# Kent Reliance Senior Trophy 2017-2018

The Final

Sheppey United v Whitstable Town

8th April 2018, Gallagher Stadium, Maidstone, 2pm K.O


5 mins - A good ball into the box from Sheppey is cleared by the defence and on the break Josh Glover is forced to dash out from his box to clear. 0-0

9 mins - Sheppey break into the box but Remel Davis cannot get the shot off 0-0

11 mins - Shot from distance by Ricky Freeman is well saved 0-0

13 mins - Whitstable Keeper Dan Eason has to track back quickly to prevent getting lobbed and make the save 0-0

15 mins - Overhead kick from Timmy Babbington goes wide. 0-0

18 mins - Penalty shout for Whitstable Town as Ricky Freeman goes down. Referee says no 0-0

20 mins - Whitstable have the ball in the net from a header after a corner, but the ref spotted a foul in the build-up, no goal 0-0


23 mins - Yellow card for Luke Girt for a foul that sparked a bit of pushing and shoving between the sides 0-0

30 mins - Yellow card for John Walker for a foul just outside the box, Free-Kick wasted by Sheppey. 0-0

33 mins - Closest to a goal so far! Shot from distance by Hibbert is saved but Remell Davis reacts quickest to the rebound and shoots against the post! 0-0

35 mins - Shot from distance by Remell Davis lands in the Medway 0-0

42 mins - Penalty to Sheppey! Richardson is fouled following a corner and the ref points to the spot!

43 mins - GOAL! Omari Hibbert from the spot for Sheppey United 1-0


44 mins - Luke Girt with an overhead kick following a corner, but it is cleared from the line 1-0

45 mins - Half Time Sheppey with the majority of the play and chances have a deserved lead 1-0



46 mins - Shot into side netting by John Walker 1-0

49 mins - Yellow Card for Stuart West. Free-Kick wasted 1-0

52 mins - Sub- Dan Williams for Shaun Welford for Whitstable Town 1-0

53 mins - Omari Hibbert fires across the goal and wide for Sheppey 1-0

56 mins - Cracking run from Timmy Babbington ends in a corner for Sheppey, which was wasted. 1-0

61 mins - A Whitstable free-kick is headed just wide by Stuart West 1-0

66 mins - GOAL! A ball into the box comes as far as Josh Burchall who rifles the ball past Glover with his left foot, Game On! 1-1


69 mins - Sub - Josh Burchall off Lewis Sprosen on for Whitstable 1-1

73 mins - Chris Saunders fires into the side netting for Whitstable Town 1-1

74 mins - Jono Richardson forces the Whitstable keeper into a save 1-1

76 mins - Hicham Akhazzan fires it across the box but nobody can get on the end of it 1-1

77 mins - Chris Saunders probably should have done better than shoot wide 1-1

78 mins - Stunning tackle from Rob Saunders prevents Dan Williams from breaking clear 1-1

83 mins - Freeman and Williams race clear but Rob Saunders manages to block their efforts 1-1

84 mins - Corner for Whitstable Town is headed over by Tom Bryant 1-1

86 mins - Sub - Dan Bradshaw replaces Remell Davis for Sheppey 1-1

90 mins - Tom Brunt and Timmy Babbington combine well to create a chance that the keeper saves. 1-1

FULL TIME - We will now play Extra-Time 1-1

92 mins - GOAL! A Tom Bryant header from a corner gives Whitstable Town the lead. Ref had to check with the linesman to see if it crossed the line and he said yes! 1-2


93 mins - Sub - Stefan Cox on for Rob Saunders for Sheppey 1-1

99 mins - Two chances in a minute are deflected wide for Sheppey 1-2

Half Time of Extra Time 1-2

110 mins - Sub Charlie Smith on for James Moorish for Whitstable Town and George Batten on for Ian Batten for Sheppey 1-2

111 mins - Good save by Josh Glover from Ricky Freeman 1-2

112 mins - Header from Bradshaw goes close for Sheppey 1-2

119 mins - Omari Hibbert sees his shot well saved 1-2

120 mins - Great save from Josh Glover 1-2


Whitstable Town have won the Kent Reliance Senior Trophy 2-1


Photos: Whitstable come from behind to win the Kent Reliance Trophy Final - Credit: Alan Coomes - Gallery

The Journey to the Final

Sheppey United

1st Round - West Wickham - 3-1 - Babbington, I Batten, G Batten

2nd Round - Lordswood - 3-0 - Babbington, Williams, Bradshaw

Quarter Final - Tunbridge Wells - 3-0 - Bradshaw x2, Shefton

Semi-Final - Canterbury City - 3-1 - Bradshaw x3

Whitstable Town

Preliminary Round - Corinthian - 5-0 - Danny Williams x3, James Morrish, Ricky Freeman

1st Round - FC Elmstead - 3-2 - Danny Williams, Ricky Freeman x2

2nd Round - Stansfeld - 2-0 - Ricky Freeman, Charlie Smith

Quarter Final - Erith Town - 2-0 - Ricky Freeman, Rob Gillman

Semi Final - Cray Valley PM - 1-0 - Own Goal

Kent Reliance Senior Trophy 2017 - 2018

Preliminary Round

Croydon 4-1 Rusthall
Whitstable Town 5-0 Corinthian
Deal Town 1-3 Sevenoaks Town
Punjab United 1-2 Canterbury City

First Round Saturday 14th October

AFC Croydon Athletic 1-6 Erith & Belvedere
Bearsted 1-4 SC Thamesmead
Cray Valley PM 3-0 Fisher
Crockenhill 0-4 Croydon
Glebe 1-2 Holmesdale
Gravesham Borough 0-4 Lordswood
Hollands & Blair 2-3 K Sports
Kent Football United 3-4 Erith Town
Lewisham Borough 1-3 Chatham Town
Lydd Town 0-3 Canterbury City
Rochester United 0-2 Sevenoaks Town
Sheppey United 3-1 West Wickham
Stansfeld 4-1 Meridian VP
Sutton Athletic 0-4 Beckenham Town
Tunbridge Wells 3-2 Snodland Town
Whitstable Town 3-2 FC Elmstead

Second Round

Chatham Town 3-2 Croydon
Cray Valley PM 5-1 Beckenham Town
Erith & Belvedere 0-2 Erith Town
K Sports 0-6 Canterbury City
Lordswood 0-3 Sheppey United
SC Thamesmead 4-2 Holmesdale
Tunbridge Wells 1-0 Sevenoaks Town
Whitstable Town 2-0 Stansfeld

Quarter Finals

Canterbury City 7-3 SC Thamesmead aet. (3-3 @ 90)
Cray Valley PM 1-1 Chatham Town aet. (1-1 @ 90. Cray win 3-1 on penalties)
Erith Town 0-2 Whitstable Town
Sheppey United 3-0 Tunbridge Wells

Semi Finals

Canterbury City 1-3 Sheppey United

Whitstable Town 1-0 Cray Valley PM


Sheppey United 1-2 Whitstable Town aet

Sunday 8th April, Maidstone United, 2pm K.O