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13/6/2018: AGM at The Sticky Wicket

We will be holding our yearly AGM on Wednesday 13th June. Starting 7 to 7.30pm at: The Sticky Wicket Sports Bar,  East Kent Sports School,  The Royal Harbour Academy,  Stirling Way,  Ramsgate CT12 6NB.   There will be a buffet (cost approx £7-8 per person).

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3/5/2018: Review of Kent League season 2017/18

BayCity Strollers’ members had previously voted to withdraw from the Kent League, mainly as a result of concerns over the spirit in which league games had been played.  However, at the beginning of the 2017/18 season, it was agreed that if enough members wished to rejoin the league this season, we would be prepared to…

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12/10/2017: Strollers rejoin Kent League!

As many of you will know, we had pulled out of the Kent League last season, as it was felt the games were not being played in the right spirit and had become too aggressive and competitive. A proposal was made by several teams in Kent for the league to be reinstated this year, and…

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19/8/2017: Winners of Kent FA Community Day Tournament

BCS took part in the inaugural Kent FA Community Day at the FA headquarters in Ditton, Maidstone.  This involved tournaments for teams of youngsters, disabled teams, girls’ teams and walking football.  A number of activities were held and donations taken towards the Demelza House charity. This was an excellent day – well-organised by Kent FA…

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27/7/2017: Strollers take on the cricket challenge!

To celebrate our 3rd anniversary, Strollers took on Canterbury WFC …… at cricket!  The match was organised by Bill Hammond at The Sticky Wicket venue and turned out – unsurprisingly – to be pretty competitive.  Set a target of 40 to beat from 12 overs, Strollers eventually managed to win with a dramatic late boundary…

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14/5/2017: Dave Bambridge Memorial Cup in aid of Cancer Research UK

This was the inaugural tournament for the Dave Bambridge Memorial Cup.  BayCity Strollers donated the cup, which was in memory of Dave, a firefighter and local goalkeeper who played for Ramsgate FC and Margate FC and who sadly passed away in 2009 after a four-year battle with leukaemia. Originally envisaging a handful of local teams,…

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4/11/2016: BCS resign from Kent league

BayCity Strollers’ players have voted overwhelmingly to leave the Kent Walking Football League with immediate effect.  We had hoped that some of the problems encountered in the league last year would have been resolved by now, but this is clearly not the case.  Too many league games have been played with a win-at-all-costs approach which…

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20/4/2016: Strollers move forward!

At the BayCity Strollers AGM held at BayPoint, the Club decided to enter only one team into the existing league for next season.  BCS will only enter a second team if an additional ‘Friendly League’ is set up (as currently under discussion by the league).  Thanks to outgoing Secretary John Marshall and welcome to our…

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24/1/2016: Strollers reach FA People’s Cup Semi-Finals!

After a long and tiring day in Dartford, BayCity Strollers A team finished as runners-up in the first round of the FA People’s Cup.  (See “Report” under A team Results.)  This means that the Strollers qualify to play in the semi-finals to be held at The Powerleague London City (Docklands) on Sunday 28th February at 2pm!

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19/11/2015: Coach McKellar a winner!

    All of BayCity Strollers were delighted to see our coach, John McKellar, recognised at the Thanet Sports Awards evening held at the Winter Gardens with a “Highly Commended” award in the Coach of the Year category.  No more than John deserved – in fact, not as much as he deserved!  Despite constant ribbing…

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