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Whitstable Town

Currently Playing In:

Isthmian League Division One South

 

For a club that has competed in The Kent League for forty consecutive seasons ‘The Oystermen‘, who were formed in 1886, have built their club on the experiences gained from the local leagues.

1897-1909 East Kent
1909-1959 The Kent League
1959-1960 Aetolian League
1960-1962 Kent Amateur League
1962-1963 South East Anglian
1963-1964 Kent Amateur League
1964-1967 Greater London
1967-2007 The Kent league

Initially, Whitstable Town settled down as a mid table club in the Kent League, but having achieved third place in 1988 the club‘s fortunes improved and in the next nineteen seasons they only finished outside the top ten three times.

Then the 2006-2007 season brought them The Kent Championship and promotion to the highest level in the club’s history - The Isthmian League Division One, where life is tough but the club is settling down although they have yet to achieve a top ten finish.

 

Club Factfile

 
Ground:
The D& J Tyres Belmont Ground, Beamont Road, Belmont, Whitstable CT5 1QP
Telephone:
01227 266 012
Directions:
From Thanet Way (A299) turn left at telco roundabout and Millstrood Road. Ground at bottom of road. 400 yards from Whitstable station.
Capacity:
2000
Seats:
500
Covered:
Yes
1000
Clubhouse:
Yes
Shop:
Yes
Record Attendance:
2500 v Gravesend & Northfleet FA Cup 1987
Most Recent Senior Honour:
Kent League and Cup double 2006-2007
 

Club History

Click on a year to see photos, articles and more details about the season.

 YearLeaguePositionManager
1979-1980Kent League7th
1980-1981Kent League14th
1981-1982Kent League7thW.Craig
1982-1983Kent League15thW.Craig
1983-1984Kent League15thD.Bosson
1984-1985Kent League10thD.Bosson
1985-1986Kent League16thJ.Newman
1986-1987Kent League8thJ.Newman
1987-1988Kent League3rdTrevor Gowan
1988-1989Kent League8thTrevor Gowan
1989-1990Kent League8thPeter Merritt
1990-1991Kent League7thPeter Merritt
1991-1992Kent League7thPeter Merritt
1992-1993Kent League10thPeter Merritt
1993-1994Kent League15thWayne Godden
1994-1995Kent League9thWayne Godden
1995-1996Kent League8thWayne Godden
1996-1997Kent League7thWayne Godden
1997-1998Kent League8thWayne Godden
1998-1999Kent League8thSimon Kay & Doug Bosson
1999-2000Kent League16thSimon Kay & Doug Bosson
2000-2001Kent League8thSimon Kay & Doug Bosson
2001-2002Kent League21stSimon Kay & Doug Bosson
2002-2003Kent League6thMatt Toms
2003-2004Kent League5thMatt Toms
2004-2005Kent League3rdMatt Toms
2005-2006Kent League5thMatt Toms
 2006-2007Kent League1stMatt Toms
2007-2008Isthmian League Division One South14thMark Seager
2008-2009Isthmian League Division One South16thMark Seager
2009-2010Isthmian League Division One South18thMark Munday
2010-2011Isthmian League Division One South15thMark Lane
2011-2012Isthmian League Division One South18thPete Nott
2012-2013Isthmian League Division One South17thJustin Luchford
2013-2014Isthmian League Division One South20thNicky Southall,
2014-2015Isthmian League Division One SouthJim + Danny Ward
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