Phone Number: 07712 345087
Phone Number: 07772 108324
Kennington Saturday 1st Team
NRG GYM Kent County League Premier Division
Julie Rose Stadium, Willesborough Road, Kennington, Ashford, TN24 9QX
Shirt: Amber & Black
Dan Scorer – Manager
Dan took over as 1st Team manager of Kennington last season and led the team to promotion in his managerial debut season. Dan is a former youth team player, having played for the club for 8 years. Dan then went on to have spells at Ashford Town, Whitstable Town and Ashford United. Dan was unable to continue playing following a serious knee injury, which led to his career into management.
John Ovard – Assistant Manager
John’s playing career started at Folkestone Invicta, then signing for Dover Athletic, Sittingborne, Ramsgate, Deal and finished his playing career returning to Folkestone Invicta. He went into management taking Saga FC to winning the Kent County League Division 2 and then promotion to the premier, with the following season winning the les Leckie Cup. He had a brief spell at Bromley Green and the moved onto Ashford United helping them move from the Invicta League to the Kent League and having two runners up positions in successive seasons. After that, he then joined Kennington as assistant manager.
Tom Barnes – Goalkeeper
Tom is a very highly rated keeper, who has joined Kennington this season following a lengthy spell out through illness. Tom has previously had spells at Maidstone United, Whitstable Town and Chatham Town, following his success with the Soccer Elite academy.
Luke Hughes – Defender
Luke is a strong and very versatile defender, being able to play anywhere in a back four. Luke joined the club as a youth team player and has been with the club for many years. Luke returned to club after a spell at Lydd Town and was last seasons Player’s Player.
Brad Burton – Defender
Brad is a tall and physical centre half who can also perform very well in the full back position. Brad has joined Kennington this season from former Kent County side Tenterden Town.
Adam Mercer – Defender
Adam is a very intelligent and technically gifted winger who joined Kennington last season, playing most of the season at full back, offering great experience in a youthful side. Adam joined the club after some time out of the game, having previously played for former Kent County side Bromley Green in their title winning campaign.
Danny Shearing – Defender
Danny, known as Dodge is a very strong and versatile defender who can play anywhere in a back four. Dodge has joined Kennington this season after spells at Folkestone, Ashford United and Canterbury City.
Ross Lawrie – Defender
Ross is quick and very intelligent defender with strong technical ability. Ross joined Kennington last season and was a big part of the side that won promotion from the Kent County Division One. Ross is a former Ashford United youth team player and also made several appearances for the 1st team before moving onto former Kent County side Bromley Green.
Ollie Finch – Defender
Ollie is an extremely intelligent and tough tackling centre half who offers a great deal of experience to the side. Ollie has returned to the Kennington this season as club captain, having played for the club as a youth and senior team player before moving on to have spells at Ashford Town, Deal Town, Hythe Town and Ashford United.
Adam Phillips – Defender/Midfielder
Adam is an extremely intelligent and versatile player who can perform well anywhere across the midfield or defence. Adam is another player who has progressed through the clubs youth set up and re-joined the club last season, having left the previous season to join former Kent County side Bromley Green. Adam was Vice-Captain in last season’s promotion winning side and also won last season Manager’s Player award.
Jordan King – Midfielder
Jordan is an intelligent and technical midfielder who can often dictate the tempo of a game. Jordan is a former Ashford United youth team player who has joined Kennington this season from former Kent County side Tenterden Town.
Mark O’Gormley – Midfielder
Mark joined Kennington last season as an energetic and technically gifted midfielder. Unfortunately Mark sustained a serious injury to his foot, restricting him to only one appearance last season.
Dave Bass – Midfielder
Dave is very tough tackling midfielder with good technical ability. Dave joined Kennington last season from former Kent County side Tenterden Town. Dave was a very big influence in the midfield of last season’s promotion winning side.
Jordan Harris – Midfielder
Jordan, known as Rufio is a real powerhouse of a midfielder, being very strong, both physically and technically. Rufio joined Kennington towards the end of last season on loan from Ashford United and was excellent in our push for promotion. Rufio has now signed permanently for the club following his spell at Ashford United.
Liam Whiting – Midfielder
Liam is a hard hitting and versatile midfielder with an incredible engine. Liam is another former Kennington player who has returned to the club after spells at Hythe Town, Whitstable Town and Ashford United. Liam joins the club with great experience and reputation of being goal scoring midfielder.
Tom Scorer – Midfielder/Forward
Tom is an incredibly gifted player who has great technical ability and is very strong physically. Tom is also a former Kennington youth team player, who went on to play for Wimbledon and Charlton academy sides. Tom has re-joined the club after spells at Ashford Town, Ashford United and Hythe Town. Tom is also the brother of manager Dan.
Joe Fisher – Forward
Joe is a very technically gifted and intelligent forward who was one of the clubs biggest talents as a youth team player. Joe went on to have spells with several academy sides including Charlton and Gillingham. Joe re-joined Kennington this season following spells at Ramsgate, Ashford United and Hythe Town.
Matt Forster – Forward
Matt is a very powerful and energetic forward with an incredible engine. Matt joined Kennington last season and was runner up in the clubs Golden Boot award, helping us secure promotion from the Kent County Division One.
Jon stepped down as 1st Team manager following the appointment of current manager Dan Scorer, but continues to support the team, offering great knowledge of the game and the Kent County League. Jon has been with Kennington for many years, formerly as the 1st team goalkeeper. Jon is very highly respected amongst the players and is also the clubs Chairman.