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VCD Athletic

Currently Playing In:

Isthmian League Premier Division

 

The Vickers Crayford Dartford Athletic football club, not surprisingly known as VCD Athletic, was formed during the First World War and obviously associated with the famous Vickers company, the club played originally as Vickers (Erith) and Vickers (Crayford).

After developing in the Dartford and District League, the club moved up to The Kent County competition and then with ground and squad developing, the club was accepted by the Kent Senior League as County League champions

In the sixteen seasons of membership, VCD Athletic never finished lower than 8th in The Kent League. At the end of the 2012-2013 season, the club was rewarded for their superb record, finishing two points behind Erith & Belvedere with both clubs gaining promotion to The Isthmian Division One North.

 

Club Factfile

Previous Name(s):
Vickers (Erith). Vickers (Crayford)
Ground:
VCD Athletic Club, Old Road, Crayford DA1 4DN
Telephone:
01322 524 262
Website Address:
www.vcdathletic.co.uk/
Directions:
Follow A2 until you reach the exit for A220/A223 towards Bexleyheath and Crayford. At the roundabout, take the second exit on to Bourne Road/A223. After just over half a mile, turn right onto the A207 London Road. Keep left at the fork, then turn left onto Crayford High Street/A2000. Where the A2000 bends right, go straight on to pick up Old Road, and the ground is on your right.
Covered:
Yes
Clubhouse:
Yes
Shop:
No
Record Attendance:
13,500 Away v Maidstone, 1919.
Most Recent Senior Honour:
Isthmian League Division One North 2013-2014
 

Club History

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 YearLeaguePositionManager
1990-1991Kent County League10th
1991-1992Kent County League5th
1992-1993Kent County League13th
1993-1994Kent County League3rd
1994-1995Kent County League3rd
1995-1996Kent County League5th
 1996-1997Kent County League1st
1997-1998Kent League Premier Division9th
1998-1999Kent League Premier Division7th
1999-2000Kent League Premier Division4thMartin Ford
2000-2001Kent League Premier Division3rdMartin Ford
2001-2002Kent League Premier Division2ndMartin Ford
2002-2003Kent League Premier Division7thMartin Ford
2003-2004Kent League Premier Division3rdMartin Ford
2004-2005Kent League Premier Division5thMartin Ford
2005-2006Kent League Premier Division6thMartin Ford
2006-2007Kent League Premier Division2ndMartin Ford
2007-2008Kent League Premier Division2ndPaul Foley
 2008-2009Kent League Premier Division1stPaul Foley
2009-2010Kent League Premier Division8thPaul Foley
2010-2011Kent League Premier Division3rdRicky Bennett
2011-2012Kent League Premier Division3rdRicky Bennett
2012-2013Kent League Premier Division2ndRicky Bennett
 2013-2014Kent League Premier Division1stTony Russell
2014-2015Isthmian League DIvision One NorthTony Russell
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