80th anniversary

Bromley Green FC 80th Anniversary Presentation Dinner

Friday 25 June 2010 at the Ashford International Hotel

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Old boys join in Green’s celebrations

Bromley Green Football Club celebrated its 80thanniversary with a presentation dinner and amongst the guests were Vandanel Kent County League chairman Cyril Windiate, Ashford & District Sunday League chairman Alan Speakman and Geoff Stanborough of the local Referees Association.

Patron Dave Homewood, who won the Bill Mickelborough Clubman of the Year award, said it was a splendid evening that illustrated the club’s ethos that everyone in football should work together for the betterment of the great game we love. The guests and stalwarts from previous eras shared the occasion and made some of the presentations. In particular, it was a special night for ‘old boys’ Reg Underdown and Jack Stafford who received engraved framed pictures of their 1950s playing days from club President Chris Dorsett.

Chairman Stan Donald chose Maxine Smith for his Endeavour Award while, for the second year running, Jamie Hurst lifted the coveted Tommy Stafford Memorial Cup for Youth Clubman of the Year.

Winner of the Peter Knott Trophy for the Most Improved Player in the whole club was Kenny Hallett who has made enormous strides since joining the Green last summer with the ‘Best Newcomer’ trophy going to left-sider Tom Head, who was also celebrating his birthday,

Defender Paul Allan has fitted in perfectly in his first season and was rewarded for some top class performances by receiving the Patron’s Award for Excellence from legendary former club captain Gary Holloway.

Perhaps the season past will best be remembered for the incredible support the club has had both home and away; none more so than at Faversham where a massive turn-out by the now well-known ‘Green Army’ witnessed a narrow defeat in the final of the Les Leckie Cup. Recognition was given to both Paul Carter, for his photographic expertise, and the club’s historian Derek West who toils for long hours in putting together the jigsaw of the past. Another follower, Karen Greenfield, was delighted to win the Ernie Wedge Memorial Cup for Supporter of the Year. The fans themselves voted young Ryan Fitzgerald as Supporters Player of the Year.

Lifetime Service Awards went to retiring manager Phil Wedge, who is the new Fixture Secretary, Stan Donald, Alvin Gigg, Ian Holloway, club skipper Glenn Mackett, loyal servants Danny Valler and Lee Milton and Welfare Officer Terry Perk.

There was a big celebration for the Sunday Reserves who are the Division Two champions while senior side managers Dave Smith and Steve Mailey will be looking to go one better than last term after coming so close on both the league and cup fronts. There were special framed awards for Ian Mace, Trent Thomas, Trevor Strand and Steve Mailey.

Of the players’ awards, Mickey Doyle came out top for the Saturday 1sts and Ryan Smith took the top Sunday accolade.

Full list of Internal Awards 2009-2010

Award Winner
Clubman of the Year Dave Homewood
Chairman’s Award for Endeavour Maxine Smith
Most Improved Player Kenny Hallett
Youth Clubman of the Year Jamie Hurst
Supporter of the Year Karen Greenfield
Manager of the Year Dave Smith
Sat 1st Player of the Year Mickey Doyle
Sat 2nd Player of the Year Kenny Hallett
Sun 1st Player of the Year Ryan Smith
Sun 2nd Player of the Year Lee Bloxham
Sat 1st Managers Player of the Year Ryan Smith
Sat 2nd Managers Player of the Year Ashley Webster
Sun 1st Managers Player of the Year Craig Smith
Sun 2nd Managers Player of the Year Shaun Curry
Appreciation award Paul Carter

Derek West

Youth Merit Award Sara Smith
Patrons Award for Excellence Paul Allan
100 Senior Appearances Matt Hadlum

Ryan Holloway

Craig Smith

Ryan Smith

Supporters Player of the Year Ryan Fitzgerald
Best newcomer Tom Head
Goal of the season Tom Poyner
80th anniversary

Thank you

Ian Mace

Steve Mailey

Trevor Strand

Trent Thomas

Lifetime Service Award Stan Donald

Alvin Gigg

Ian Holloway

Glenn Mackett

Lee Milton

Terry Perk

Danny Valler

Phil Wedge

Once a Green Boy, always a Green Boy! Jack Stafford

Reg Underdown

Bromley Green FC 80th Anniversary Presentation Dinner

Friday 25 June 2010

Framed memento from the KCL photo by Paul Carter

Seating Plan

Table number Guests No.
Table 1 Dave Homewood, Chris Dorsett, Jane Dorsett, Stan Donald, Cyril Windiate, Wendy Windiate, Geoff Stanborough, Jane Stanborough, Pat Speakman, Alan Speakman, Terry Perk, Paul Carter 12
Table 2 Ian Mace, Ingrid, Trent Thomas, Jacqui, Phil Wedge, Allison,  Una Knott, Deborah Knott, Simon Knott, Simon’s guest 10
Table 3 Lee Bloxham, Tej Tulachan, Joe Milton, James Barham, Louise, Ryan Norman, Kenny Hallett, Ryan Fitzgerald, Joe Mifsud, Jenny 10
Table 4 Des Bacon, Ryan Holloway, Chris Watson, Alvin Gigg, Peter Ewbank, Sharon, Richard Fitzgerald, Alan Miller, Chris Houps, Nicky Bacon 10
Table 5 Mickey Doyle, Ian Douglas, Nicola, Dave Smith, Maxine, Sara, Paul Plumridge, Tina, Sandra, Ian Holloway 10
Table 6 Matt Wedge, Anne, Paul Trice, Mrs Trice, Mark Waters, Karen, Gary Holloway, Nicola, Helen, Matt Stanley 10
Table 7 Lee Gilham, Helen, Steve Mailey, Ivor Groves, Vanessa, Mark Smith, Karen Greenfield, Robbie Greenfield, Becky, Chloe 10
Table 8 Pat Law, Charlie, Jason Thomas, Tony Gawler, Mrs Gawler, Derek Prior, Mrs Prior, Trevor Strand, Kevan Strand, Alison Strand 10
Table 9 Lee Williams, Fiona, Daryll Lindridge, Vicky, Jill Hinton, Shawn Dadd, Mark Bennett, Steve Wilson, Julie 9
Table 10 Paul Allan, Katie Lee, Tom Head, Sophie, Martyn Dalby, Jamie Hurst, Gary Skillett, Lynn, Sean, Cass 10
Table 11 Craig Smith, Christina, Tom Poyner, Sophie, Charlie Clark, Kerrie, Danny Valler, Mark Day, Jamie Allen, Dave Andrews 10
Table 12 Ricky Milton, Lee Milton, Kelly, Angie, Glenn Mackett, Kirstie, Glenn Snr, Josie, Grandad, Grandma 10
Table 14 Matt Hadlum, Shaun Curry, Kerry, Bill Sheppard, Tommy Lockett, Lauren, Alan Webster, Ashley, Tracey, Lloyd Bradbery 10
Table 15 Liam Smith, Adel, Ryan Smith, Becky, Stephanie, Adam Mercer, Jack Stafford, Mabs, Reg Underdown, Sid Beal 10
No Table 13!

4xCurry: Joe Milton, Shawn Dadd, Matt Wedge, Ryan Smith

3xBurger: Ricky Milton, Kenny Hallett, Robbie Greenfield

2xChicken: Sandra, Allison

2xVegetarian: Angie, Adel

Please scroll down to make sense of my eclectic snippets!

Ward  councillor David Smith officially kicked off our 2010 anniversary year at the Green-v-Rep game on 19 May 2010.

Veterans Game with Kennington Sunday 11 April 2010 (coordinator Trevor Strand)

Game with Kent County League rep side Wednesday 19 May 2010 (coordinatory Dave Smith)

Awards Night/Dinner at Ashford International Hotel Friday 25 June 2010 (coordinator Dave Homewood) this is a sell-out and strictly by invitation only

There are more special events lined up and full details will be published here shortly…

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  1. any vet of over 40 who has played for the green you are more than welcome to come and pull the famous shirt back on be it for 5mins or the 90 its a charity game roll on roll off , weather permiting a BBQ after ko is at 1.00 meet at the ground 12.00 not heared that in a long time , its against a webbo select 11 look forward to seeing as many as possible


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