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HAPPY NEW YEAR Published on: 31st December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic wish our fans a Happy New Year and thank all of you for your amazing support during what was an up-and-down 2006 and look forward to a good 2007.
DAFC DESKTOP WALLPAPER Published on: 31st December 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Display the Dover Athletic FC club badge by downloading our new wallpaper to your computer desktop. Get it here now from doverathletic.com for free.
WALID BID FAILS Published on: 29th December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic chairman Jim Parmenter has revealed that the club have held talks with former winger Walid Matata - but have been unsuccessful in prising him away from Ashford.
SIMON DAVIS TRIBUTE Published on: 29th December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN A special tribute is being planned for Simon Kersley Davis on Saturday, one of our ardent fans who was killed in a motoring accident on Boxing Day.
SIMON KERSLEY DAVIS Published on: 27th December 2006 by DAFC PRESS OFFICE Dover Athletic are saddened to learn that one of our supporters, Simon Kersley Davis, was killed following a motoring accident on Boxing Day evening near his home in Swingate.
THE KING IS COMING BACK! Published on: 25th December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Elvis tribute act "Craig Jefferson - My Way" will perform at the Centre Spot on Friday, July 20th Entertainment starts at 8.30pm. Tickets are £5.
TRUST WEBSITE LAUNCHED! Published on: 24th December 2006 by DAFC PRESS OFFICE Dover Athletic Supporters' Trust now have a brand new website to keep fans up-to-date with its latest developments. Check it out now by clicking the link down the left hand side of this page.
WHITES HAVE HILL TO CLIMB Published on: 22nd December 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS An outbreak of timidity in front of goal and two straight losses at Crabble has added a fierce chill to the wintry air in Dover and Burgess Hill are unlikely to be handing out gifts on Saturday.
CLIVE'S CLEAR-THE-AIR TALKS Published on: 22nd December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker has held a team meeting this week, which he described as very positive, ahead of the home game with Burgess Hill. Everyone is geared at taking three points.
POST-MATCH VERDICT Published on: 20th December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker gives his reaction to Tuesday night's bitterly disappointing 2-0 defeat against Walton Casuals, a result that leaves Whites falling away from the leading clubs.
JIM: BUCK UP OR LEAVE Published on: 18th December 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter has promised to move players out of Crabble if they do not buck up their ideas and in a frank interview pledges his full support to Clive Walker.
BIG MATCH PREVIEW Published on: 15th December 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Expectations will be high as ever when Dover travel to Sussex this weekend to face Horsham YMCA, Tommy Sampson et al, in the first of three important games for Dover.
Trust Statement Published on: 12th December 2006 by PAUL HARRISON IT IS vital that, as supporters of this great club of ours, whether a Trust member or not, we do not sit back and relax because of the more stable financial position Dover Athletic are now in.
A PRINCELY DERBY? Published on: 8th December 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover will be hoping for a happier affair against Dartford than they had 14 months ago when the two promotion-chasing sides clash at the new Princes Park stadium.
SUPPORT THE DOVER KIDS Published on: 6th December 2006 by DAFC PRESS OFFICE Come along and support the Dover and Deal Under-15s team in the last 16 of the All-England Cup at Crabble next Wednesday (December 13) against Enfield.
BATTLE OF IN-FORM SIDES Published on: 1st December 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites will be aiming to stretch their unbeaten run to 11 games and record their 5th clean-sheet in a row on Saturday at Crabble against an in-form Met Police.
SHOP FOR WHITE CHRISTMAS Published on: 30th November 2006 by JOE LOWNEY Why not visit the Dover Athletic Club Shop before Christmas and get some stocking fillers for the festive season. A big stock of cheap football items are available now, so pop in.
WALLIS LOAN EXTENDED Published on: 28th November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jon Wallis has extended his loan spell at Dover Athletic for another month from League Two club Hereford United to get more first-team football under his belt.
INJURY UPDATE Published on: 25th November 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Danny Chapman and Glen Knight are expected to be back in the Whites team very soon. Both players have been recovering from injuries but now there is light at the end of the tunnel.
CLOKE: SCARE OVER Published on: 25th November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Cloke revealed he has only sprained his ankle during the 0-0 draw away against Maidstone - but expects to be back in action next Saturday against Met Police at Crabble.
JIM: WE GOT THE JOB DONE Published on: 22nd November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter reflects on a hard-fought and scrappy 2-0 win at Croydon Athletic on Tuesday, which puts Whites into a strong position near the top of the table.
CLIVE: POINTS IN THE BAG Published on: 22nd November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker does not think many teams will be taking three points off Croydon Athletic away from home this season so was relieved to come away with a win.
JIM ANSWERS BACK Published on: 21st November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter answers your questions in a special official website Q and A. As usual Jim doesn't duck any of the questions put to him. Read here now.
EX-WHITES COME TO TOWN Published on: 15th November 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Ashford visit Crabble for Ryman League action on Saturday and the Nuts and Bolts' ex-Whites contingent will be confident of causing an upset in this local derby.
PICTURE EDITOR NEEDED Published on: 9th November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN doverathletic.com need a picture editor to upload contributed fans' photos to the website. The volunteer will greatly improve the efficiency and service we bring to our supporters.
WHITES GIRL IS EURO CHAMP Published on: 7th November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic stunner Sasha Buckingham is officially the most beautiful girl in Europe. She beat more than 40 other glamous girls to be crowned Miss Euroregion.
doverathletic.com IS A HIT Published on: 3rd November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN doverathletic.com hits went through the roof this week as fans kept up-to-date with our FA Cup exploits as the site continues to win plaudits throughout non-league football.
GODALMING AWAY PREVIEW Published on: 3rd November 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS The arrival of Jon Wallis on loan coincides with a return to Ryman League action for Whites, who are on the cusp of the ever-important winter period of the season.
CRABBLE'S B-GRADING Published on: 3rd November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Crabble has been graded by the FA in their new ground-grading structure and chairman Jim Parmenter is delighted with the B grading that has been achieved.
PUT JIM ON THE SPOT Published on: 1st November 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter has agreed to take part in an official website fans Q&A feature. Send your questions in by Monday, November 13 and he will answer them next week online.
WALLIS COMPLETES MOVE Published on: 29th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jon Wallis has completed a loan move to Crabble from League Two club Hereford - which will see him join initially for one month with a view of possibly making it longer.
£1,000 STRIKER RESULTS Published on: 28th October 2006 by SOPHIE WILLIAMS Join the Striker for a £1,000 top weekly prize and help save yourself money with super discounts as well as raise vital funds for the club. Latest results can be found here.
FA CUP DRAW - KING'S LYNN AWAY Published on: 28th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover - if they can overcome Bishops Stortford - have been drawn at home against King's Lynn in the first-round proper of the FA Cup.
THE CHAIRMAN'S REACTION Published on: 28th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter has paid tribute to Clive Walker's brave battlers who earned an FA Cup fourth qualifying round replay against Conference South club Bishop's Stortford after a 0-0 draw.
CLOKEY'S UP FOR A SCRAP Published on: 28th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Cloke says Dover will have to win an enormous scrap at Woodside Park on Tuesday night if they are to progress to the first-round proper of the FA Cup.
CLIVE'S BIG CUP PREVIEW Published on: 27th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN A full text transcript of the Clive Walker audio interview with Justin Allen is now available where he looks ahead to THE game everyone is talking about.
MAGIC OF THE CUP Published on: 27th October 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Saturday's match against Bishop's Stortford is the result of some inspired performances away from Crabble in the FA Cup and tomorrow is the chance to celebrate the magic of the cup.
JIM: MESSAGE TO FANS Published on: 26th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALEN Chairman Jim Parmenter is urging fans to bring their friends along and make Saturday a big occasion, as Whites bid to reach the FA Cup first round for only the second time.
BOURNE GOAL-SCORER Published on: 26th October 2006 by DAFC PRESS OFFICE Defender Matt Bourne cannot believe the goalscoring spree he has been on this season, which has seen him net SEVEN goals already this season in all competitions.
CLIVE CAN'T WAIT Published on: 25th October 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites boss Clive Walker says his team will need to be at their best to win on Saturday and that the fans' positive support can help them in the big FA Cup tie against Bishop's Stortford.
FANS' CHALLENGE Published on: 24th October 2006 by ANDREW STUCKEN Dover fans have introduced a fundraising initiative which they hope will make a few quid for the club - and help take Dover into the first-round proper of the FA Cup.
DANNY'S INJURY BLUES Published on: 24th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Danny Chapman talks about the frustration of missing out on all the big FA Cup action as he tries hard to shake off a complex injury problem caused in pre-season.
CELEBRATE WITH A BANG Published on: 19th October 2006 by COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Celebrate Fireworks Night with a huge bang. Dover Athletic are again staging the town's official display and this year we are planning the biggest and best fireworks event yet.
FANS ARE JUST GRAND! Published on: 13th October 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Dover's superb online supporters have donated over £1,000 via PayPal so far this season.
FA CUP CLASH AT HEYBRIDGE Published on: 13th October 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Join the White Army as they turn dark blue against the black and white stripes of Ryman Premier side Heybridge in the FA Cup, 18 months since Dover's last visit to Scraley Road.
NEW DESKTOP WALLPAPER Published on: 12th October 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Download our new wallpaper to your computer desktop. Select the appropriate screen size to load full-size image, right-click on the image and select 'set as wallpaper'.
CLUB STATEMENT Published on: 8th October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter has commented about the incident at Crabble which saw a spectator throw a bin on to the pitch after our 2-2 draw with Kingstonian.
K'S MATCH PREVIEW Published on: 6th October 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS After a successful week in the cups, Dover must again focus on the league. Kingstonian are the visitors to Crabble - but boss Clive Walker will not allow history to be a factor today.
KNIGHT'S A DOUBT Published on: 3rd October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Glen Knight has injured one of his fingers and is considered a doubt for this weekend's Ryman One match with Kingstonian at Crabble. Darren Smith is on standby to step in.
FA CUP DRAW: AWAY AGAIN Published on: 2nd October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites have been given another away tie in the FA Cup. We will play either Heybridge Swifts or Didcot Town in the third qualifying round on Saturday, October 14.
UNDERDOGS ARE TOP DOGS Published on: 2nd October 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker saluted his underdogs as top dogs after Whites shocked Conference South club Thurrock in the FA Cup, earning a third qualifying tie against either Didcot or Heybridge Swifts.
FA CUP PREVIEW Published on: 29th September 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Memories of 1998, a Darren Adams wonder goal and THAT FA Trophy run will come flooding back tomorrow when Whites travel to Thurrock (then Purfleet) in the 2nd Qualifying Round.
BYRON SIGNS A NEW DEAL Published on: 24th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Byron Walker signed a new contract on Saturday - which ties him to Dover Athletic until the end of the 2007-2008 season. Reaction from chairman Jim Parmenter and Byron.
BYE, BYE CASUALS Published on: 23rd September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Byron Walker, nicknamed Bye, Bye, scores the only in a 1-0 win against Corinthian-Casuals in a one-sided game. Whites remain top of the table. DAFCtv highlights and reaction is available.
BIG MATCH PREVIEW Published on: 22nd September 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover come up against a club brimming with history tomorrow but the only thing on Chris Chase's mind is getting his place back after suffering an ankle injury on opening day at Molesey.
CHRIS CHASE ON DEMAND Published on: 21st September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chris Chase tells WhitesLive On Demand that he is itching to get back into the starting line-up and how his injury put him back a month. Five minute audio interview for subscribers.
CLIVE'S REACTION TO DRAW Published on: 18th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker gives his reaction to WhitesLive On Demand following the news that Whites must travel to Thurrock. There is a short summary for non-subscribers in the article below.
THURROCK AWAY IN CUP Published on: 18th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN We have been draw away to face Conference South club Thurrock in the second qualifying round of the FA Cup. The tie will be played a week on Saturday (September 30 - 3pm)
WHITES BOURNE WINNERS Published on: 17th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Matt Bourne grabs two as Dover hammer hapless Wessex League Alton 6-1 at Crabble in the FA Cup. Craig Cloke, Jimmy Dryden, Nicky Humphrey and Tommy Tyne also netted. See DAFCtv here
JOHN HUSK Published on: 16th September 2006 by ROGER JEFFERIES John Husk was the first chairman of Dover Athletic and oversaw the club's climb to the top of the Conference from humble beginnings. Roger Jefferies caught up with John.
JOIN OUR WINNING TEAM Published on: 14th September 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM The club are looking to recruit a regular public announcer for matchdays. The club will not be able to stage matches without one. The role will command a generous match fee.
INTERVIEWS ON WHITES LIVE Published on: 12th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Byron Walker talks about life at Crabble, Dean Readings speaks about how he is coming to terms with his injury and Paul Harrison updates fans on Trust issues. WhitesLive On Demand.
DOVER HOPE FOR CUP RUN Published on: 12th September 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Alton will be the latest obstacle in the way of Dover's quest for a long cup run when they come to Crabble today. Clive Walker will be hoping his side can emulate the 2002 run.
DRYDEN PICKS UP INJURY Published on: 10th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites boss Clive Walker has told WhitesLive that striker Jimmy Dryden has suffered a fresh injury during the Westview Cup win at Chatham on Tuesday night.
DOVER CHARGE TO THE TOP Published on: 9th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Wilkins grabbed the winner as Whites charged to the top of Ryman One after an entertaining 1-0 win against Cray Wanderers at Crabble. See DAFCtv highlights and interviews.
CRABBLE SET FOR KENT DERBY Published on: 8th September 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Ryman One pace-setters Cray Wanderers come to town on Saturday in a 2nd vs 3rd clash. Whites will need to be on top form to take the points in this Kent derby and will be without the departed Anthony Hogg.
MATT GADSBY Published on: 8th September 2006 by PA SPORT Dover Athletic are saddened by the news that Hinckley defender Matt Gadsby, who captained their side at Crabble in pre-season, died after collapsing during a match.
LATEST DAFC WALLPAPERS Published on: 6th September 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Brighten up your desktop with a Whites wallpaper. Download the Molesey celebrations or Matt Bourne celebrating his goal against Bracknell. The squad photo is also available.
GROUNDSMAN OF THE YEAR Published on: 6th September 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM DAFC groundsman Dick Peters has been named Ryman League Groundsman of the Year by the FA for his outstanding work on the Crabble turf.
WHITESLIVE: SUBSCRIBE NOW Published on: 5th September 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Sign-up for a WhitesLive package. Full Season pass is £19 (or £2 a game). Interviews and playback only is just £10 for the season! Be sure to subscribe during office hours Mon to Fri.
PHOTO SHOOT OUT-TAKES Published on: 1st September 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Whites' squad and management recently posed for their individual and team photos. Profiles have been updated. Here are a few of the out-takes from that shoot...
ROAD TO WEMBLEY? Published on: 30th August 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover enter the FA Cup on Saturday against Bracknell Town at Crabble. Clive Walker's men will be looking to build on the win at Sittingbourne and start a long cup run.
SITTINGBOURNE 1 DOVER 2 Published on: 29th August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN A last-minute goal gave Dover's "Les Bleus" a 2-1 win, with Jimmy Dryden credited. Tommy Tyne scored earlier with a superb diving header. Highlights and interviews @ DAFCtv.
WHITES 0 FLEET 1 Published on: 26th August 2006 by WEB TEAM Dover went down 1-0 against a dull, but effective, Fleet side at Crabble. Tommy Tyne had a penalty appeal turned down, whilst several chances were missed.
CLOKEY'S ON A REIN Published on: 24th August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Cloke is being kept in a more defensive role this season by manager Clive Walker for the good of the team's shape - and speaks about the Whites' good start to the campaign.
PA ANNOUNCER NEEDED Published on: 24th August 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM The club are appealing for a supporter to help provide the PA announcements at Crabble on matchdays. If you are interested in helping in this way, please contact Steve Williams.
RYMAN SOUTH ROUND-UP Published on: 23rd August 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS A regular bulletin of news from the other 21 clubs in Ryman One South. This week features good news for Maidstone, a new opening date for Princes Park and more.
BETH'S DOUBLE CELEBRATION Published on: 21st August 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Whites fan Beth Care celebrated both her 18th birthday and a cracking win at Molesey, where she was surprised by a presentation and birthday wishes from the two clubs.
TRUST DONATE £3,000 Published on: 21st August 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM The Supporters Trust has donated £3,000 towards the paying off of the final piece of club debt and representative Paul Harrison urges fans to continue supporting them in their efforts.
DAFC COMMERCIAL NEWS Published on: 21st August 2006 by STEVE WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR Director Steve Williams is pleased to announce excellent season ticket sales. However, there are plenty of player sponsorship and match sponsorship packages available.
GET INTO THE GROOVERS Published on: 20th August 2006 by DAFC COMMERICAL TEAM Crabble Box Office™ is selling tickets for a Pure Groovers gig at the Centre Spot on Friday, August 25.
TYNE IS SPOT ON Published on: 19th August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Tommy Tyne converted two first-half penalties while Matt Bourne wrapped up a comfortable 3-0 victory for Whites at Molesey after putting on a superb attacking performance.
NOLAN'S NOTEBOOK Published on: 18th August 2006 by STEVE NOLAN Steve Nolan looks back at the preparation for the upcoming season and says there is currently a family bond at Dover Athletic, which he hopes will reap rewards.
DAFC BOOK PUBLISHED Published on: 17th August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Fan and local journalist Mark Winter has had a book published - about Dover Athletic. Missed Penalties and Peroxide is on sale now from all good books shops and the club shop.
GOING TO MOLESEY? Published on: 15th August 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Planning to travel to Molesey for our opening league game on Saturday? If so, our new Team Guide feature may be of help. Click 'Molesey' in the Next Match box (above right).
SPOT THE BALL! Published on: 14th August 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Where is the ball in this action picture of Byron Walker against Margate on Saturday? Answer and original photo now available in the article.
DAFCtv - HD READY! Published on: 13th August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN DAFCtv is back and it's bigger and better than ever before. Dave Shirley is shooting in super high definition quality widescreen this season. Check out what he has in store for you.
DAFCTV: SPURS' HIGHLIGHTS Published on: 11th August 2006 by DAFC WEB TEAM Watch the highlights of Whites' 2-0 victory against a strong Spurs XI on Tuesday. Simple to download and view on your media player, Dave Shirley's highlights and video service is back.
TOM DEPARTS CRABBLE Published on: 11th August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Tough-tackling midfielder Tom Hickman has left Crabble by mutual consent. He cannot commit to Whites' cause this season due to his development as a coach.
DRYDEN SPURS WHITES ON Published on: 10th August 2006 by DAFC PRESS OFFICE Jimmy Dryden and Anthony Hogg scored as Dover beat a very strong Spurs team, including five Premiership players, at Crabble on Wednesday night in front of a big crowd.
SPURS STARS ON SHOW Published on: 8th August 2006 by DAFC PRESS OFFICE Tottenham have announced their squad for the game at Crabble, which includes Paul Stalteri, Anthony Gardner, Wayne Routledge, Tom Huddlestone and Reto Ziegler.
DEANO FACES UP TO INJURY Published on: 3rd August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dean Readings is facing up to life away from playing football after suffering his third broken leg. He admits his career as a Whites player is almost certainly over.
CVA AGREEMENT REACHED Published on: 1st August 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic are delighted to announce that an agreement has been reached with creditors to pay off the CVA after chairman Jim Parmenter and his wife Sally made funds available.
CHASE OVER AS CHRIS SIGNS Published on: 30th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Exciting forward Chris Chase has put pen to paper on a one-year contract at Crabble, a timely boost for Whites boss Clive Walker after Dean Readings broke his leg.
CLIVE ENDS SIGNING SPREE Published on: 30th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker says his summer signing spree is now completed following the capture of popular former Yeading and Watford winger Chris Chase on a one-year contract.
OFFICIAL KIT SPONSORSHIP Published on: 27th July 2006 by STEVE WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR Dover Athletic are offering full kit sponsorship for the new season. Sponsors will have their name in every programme and will receive their player's shirt at the end of the season.
CLIVE'S BACK AND HAPPY Published on: 26th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Manager Clive Walker is back from the United States and delighted with the progress being shown in pre-season by his squad.
WHITES SIGN A CRACKER Published on: 25th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have signed an absolute cracker from over the hill in Folkestone . . . and is sure to set our male fans' pulses racing for this upcoming campaign.
BARRY LITTLE Published on: 21st July 2006 by ROGER JEFFERIES The late Barry Little was one of the best-loved players at Crabble and his tragic death 12 years ago still brings a tear to many fans' eyes. Roger Jefferies pays tribute to a true hero.
STEWARDS NEEDED Published on: 20th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic desperately need fans to volunteer themselves to help as matchday stewards - so the club can fulfil its health and safety standards at Crabble.
ASSASSIN'S A TOP GUN Published on: 20th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN John Keister, "The Assassin", earned a rave review from assistant-manager Steve Nolan after his superb performance on his debut against Gravesend on Tuesday.
PAUL BROWN'S ON BOARD Published on: 18th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Paul Brown's Estate Agent has stepped to the plate and agreed to be Dover Athletic's main club sponsor for the upcoming season. The new kit will be unveiled on Saturday.
NOLAN'S NOTEPAD Published on: 14th July 2006 by STEVE NOLAN Assistant boss Steve Nolan pens a column for doverathletic.com on the progress being made in pre-season training and he is hopeful that Chris Chase will sign a contract.
SKELTS ON THE MOVE Published on: 10th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dale Skelton has been allowed to leave Dover Athletic by mutual consent to get first-team football at Hythe. He leaves with the best wishes of everyone at Crabble.
TIMMY DIXON Published on: 7th July 2006 by ROGER JEFFERIES Timmy Dixon was a local home-grown Dover Athletic hero during the club's most successful period. Roger Jefferies caught up with him to reflect on his career.
CHASE IS STILL ON Published on: 6th July 2006 by DAFC PRESS TEAM Chris Chase is still very much in manager Clive Walker's thoughts for next season and the ex-Watford trainee is returning for pre-season training with a view to signing a contract.
SELLING DAFC IS HARD Published on: 5th July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Director Steve Williams has revealed that it is proving difficult to get businesses interested in Dover Athletic. He speaks exclusively to doverathletic.com about his thoughts on matters.
RESERVES BACK IN KENT Published on: 4th July 2006 by GARY WHITTLE Gary Whittle, the reserve-team boss, has submitted a report for this website, revealing the second string are back in the Kent League after resigning from the Surburban League.
TRUST'S WORKING WEEKEND Published on: 4th July 2006 by PAUL HARRISON Dover Athletic Supporters Trust are staging a working weekend at Crabble on Saturday and Sunday. Please pop along and help us get the ground ready for the new season.
PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY DATES Published on: 1st July 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites kick off their pre-season against Conference club Gravesend at Crabble on Tues 18th, followed by Conf. North side Hinckley at home on Sat 22nd. Full list:
MATCH SPONSORSHIP DEALS Published on: 29th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Check out our new corporate sponsorship packages - designed for everyday fans, as well as business people - for the new season. Enjoy a great day out at DAFC, entertaining friends.
IAIN O'CONNELL Published on: 22nd June 2006 by ROGER JEFFERIES Iain O'Connell was a popular player at Crabble and part of a defence which was arguably the best-ever seen at Dover. Roger Jefferies caught up with the former RiverEnd hero.
FANS PHOTOS - RETRO Published on: 21st June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Two newly discovered old photos of Whites fans of yesteryear have been added to the Fans Gallery. Who could ever forget Peter "Nobby The Shark" Bland?
SPICE RED HOT FOR WHITES Published on: 18th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have sealed the signing of highly-rated prolific Sittingbourne striker Bradley Spice - which completes manager Clive Walker's signings for this summer.
JIM ON TRANSFER POLICY Published on: 14th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter talks about the transfer policy that has been adopted this summer - which is mindful of the fact that the club is still trading with debts.
JIMMY NOT HAVING OP Published on: 12th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jimmy Dryden has opted not to have an operation on his right knee - instead deciding to take out the option of having intensive physio so he can play next season.
CLIVE'S STRIKER SEARCH Published on: 12th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker is remaining patient in his search for more firepower to beef up his options up front next season. He is prepared to wait until the last minute if necessary.
SUMMER SOCCER FUN WEEKS Published on: 11th June 2006 by DAFC Dover Athletic are again hosting two weeks of football coaching and fun for children between 7 and 15 in mid-to-late August. Whites boss Clive Walker will be leading the coaching.
SEASON TICKETS ON SALE Published on: 11th June 2006 by STEVE WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR At the start of June season ticket sales passed the 125 mark, a substantial increase on last year. For entry to all DAFC home league games and pre-season friendlies, order yours now!
RUSSELL MILTON Published on: 9th June 2006 by ROGER JEFFERIES Russell Milton was one of Dover Athletic's best midfielders. In a new series of features on club legends, Roger Jefferies catches up with Russ and looks back at his career.
PAUL ANSWERS BACK Published on: 7th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Paul Harrison, the Trust's representative on the club's board, answers fans' questions via this website after we received a number of emails from our supporters.
CLIVE'S DOUBLE RAID Published on: 7th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker has signed two young prospects from Whites' Ryman One South rivals Chatham to add some speed to the Dover squad, caputuring a centre half and a left winger.
DRYDEN: CLUB STATEMENT Published on: 5th June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have released a statement about striker Jimmy Dryden's knee injury after it was recommended that he have an operation that will rule him out for at least six months.
ANOTHER £3K OFF THE DEBT Published on: 3rd June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic's online community raised a staggering £3,100 during the past 12 months - and young fan Patrick Reidy won an away shirt as part of the fundraising scheme.
FANS PROFILES ONLINE Published on: 1st June 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN doverathletic.com has launched a new fans' profiles section of the site. Supporters are invited to answer questions and provide a photo of themselves to be included on the site.Click HERE.
DON'T MISS THE BOAT Published on: 31st May 2006 by STEVE WILLIAMS, DIRECTOR Season tickets are dirt cheap if you buy yours now. Generous discounts are offered on tickets bought before June 5 - and we are also offering seven games for the price of six.
CRABBLE HOSTS WORLD CUP Published on: 31st May 2006 by DAFC Capture the World Cup magic at the Centre Spot by watching all England's games on a big screen TV - and mix with your Dover Athletic friends as well as support the club.
ALL WHITE ON THE KNIGHT Published on: 26th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Keeper Glen Knight has dropped down a couple of divisons to join Dover Athletic on a two-year contract after being Thurrock's No1 in Conference South last season.
STAND BY YOUR SCAN Published on: 26th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Daniel Braithwaite will have a scan on his troublesome knee this weekend. He speaks to Justin Allen about the situation and comments on the club's new signings.
ASSASSIN'S FIRED UP Published on: 25th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Midfield hardman John Keister - known at "The Assassin" - talks exclusively to doverathletic.com after making a shock move down the coast from Kent rivals Margate.
DRYDEN: IT'S A GOOD SIGNING Published on: 24th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jimmy Dryden is delighted with the capture of John Keister from Margate and reckons the midfielder's partnership with Danny Chapman will prove productive.
WHITES SNAP UP KEISTER Published on: 23rd May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN and MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover have signed midfielder John Keister from Margate on a one-year contract. The former Sierra Leone international can also play in a number of different positions.
JIM'S SHOPPING FOR QUALITY Published on: 21st May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter insists the club are pulling out all the stops to add real quality to the squad and discussions with a number of transfer targets are still in progress.
SUPPORTERS TRUST UPDATE Published on: 19th May 2006 by PAUL HARRISON Trust board rep Paul Harrison hopes supporters will continue to back the Trust this coming season - and there is a meeting for all fans to attend this Saturday at 3pm (Centre Spot).
CLIVE'S ONLY LOOKING UP Published on: 15th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Manager Clive Walker has stated he is talking to Conference South players in his bid to strengthen the squad this summer with two or three quality additions to boost our promotion bid.
DEANO'S ON TARGET Published on: 15th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Defender Dean Readings is hoping to be fit for the start of the season after making excellent progress from a broken tibular bone. He is already building up his fitness.
JIM: INS AND OUTS EXPECTED Published on: 14th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter insists that there could yet be more players leaving Crabble this summer and the club are this week opening talks with potential new signings.
FA CONFIRM LINE-UPS Published on: 12th May 2006 by MATT CLEMENTS Dover Athletic will compete in the Ryman Division One South next season after the FA confirmed its 'Phase 2' restructuring of the non-league pyramid for the upcoming season.
WALKER'S RETAINED LIST Published on: 10th May 2006 by DAFC Whites boss Clive Walker has released four players and re-signed six as he aims to strengthen his squad during the summer in preparation for a title challenge next season.
CLIVE'S SIGNING A NEW DEAL Published on: 7th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker will be signing a new one-year contract and has vowed to finish the job that is only half-done at the moment. He will be issuing a retained list later in the week.
DANNY'S STAYING PUT Published on: 7th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites midfield lynchpin Danny Chapman will be a Dover player for at least another two seasons after putting pen to paper on a new contract.
TONBRIDGE 3 DOVER 2 Published on: 6th May 2006 by Matt Clements Whites missed out on promotion despite fighting back from 3-0 down. Goals from Nicky Humphrey and Anthony Hogg came too late, after Tommy Tyne missed a penalty. Congratulations to TAFC.
FROM THE BOARDROOM Published on: 6th May 2006 by ROGER KNIGHT Vice chairman Roger Knight has a message for our first class Dover fans after our bitterly disappointing and heartbreaking play-off final defeat that leaves us in Ryman One next season.
THE FINAL PUSH: COMMENT Published on: 4th May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN It's a one-game season now - and doverathletic.com website editor Justin Allen looks ahead to our Ryman Division One play-off final at rivals Tonbridge on Saturday.
DAFCtv: WE'RE IN THE FINAL Published on: 2nd May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Watch Whites defeat Met Police in the play-off semi-final, sparking wild celebrations at the end, and hear what Clive Walker, Craig Cloke and Lee Spiller thought. Click HERE for the coverage.
PLAY-OFF FINAL POSTER Published on: 2nd May 2006 by Matt Clements DAFC have a massive match this coming Saturday - away to Tonbridge Angels in the Ryman One play-off final. Download and display our special poster advert. Click HERE.
LAST CHANCE TO QUIZ PAUL TODAY! Published on: 2nd May 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Paul Harrison, the fans' representative on the club's board of directors, has agreed to answer open questions from supporters, which must be received by today (Friday), on doverathletic.com
MET POLICE 0 DOVER 1 Published on: 1st May 2006 by Matt Clements Whites have booked a place in the Ryman One final against Tonbridge after Craig Wilkins' goal clinched a 1-0 victory at Met Police, sparking wild celebrations from the 400-plus travelling Dover fans at the end.
WHITES MAKE THE PLAY-OFFS Published on: 29th April 2006 by Matt Clements Dover booked a place in the play-offs with a comfortable 4-1 victory against Whyteleafe in front of a four-figure crowd. Chris Chase (2), Jimmy Dryden and Craig Wilkins secured the crucial win.
DAFCtv: WHYTELEAFE Published on: 29th April 2006 by Matt Clements Watch the exclusive highlights of the 4-1 win that secured a play-off place - and hear the thoughts of boss Clive Walker, midfielder Tom Hickman and MOTM Chris Chase. Click HERE for the coverage.
CLIVE'S TRIBUTE TO BOARD Published on: 26th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker has paid tribute to the board of directors for their courage and financial backing in the transfer market, after they offered him a new one-year contract.
WALKER OFFERED NEW DEAL Published on: 25th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic are delighted to announce that manager Clive Walker has been offered a new deal for next season after showing he is the man to take the club forward.
BRAITHWAITE: EXCLUSIVE Published on: 23rd April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Popular Dover defender Daniel Braithwaite talks exclusively to WhitesLive about the injury he received during the Ramsgate game and his future at the club. Click HERE to listen.
WHITES HIGH AND DRY-DEN Published on: 22nd April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jimmy Dryden scored twice as Whites completed a remarkable comeback from a goal down to grab a 2-1 victory at Fleet. A win at home to Whyteleafe will ensure us a play-off spot.
DAFC AWARDS CEREMONY Published on: 21st April 2006 by PAUL HARRISON Whites will be staging the club's annual presentation for the player of the year awards on the pitch after our match with Whyteleafe on Saturday, April 29.
DOWNLOAD MATCH POSTER Published on: 21st April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Spread the word - DAFC have a massive match this coming Saturday. Download and display our special posters in your window at home. Click HERE for colour. Click HERE for black & white.
PLAY-OFF ANNOUNCEMENT Published on: 21st April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN The club can confirm Whites' opening play-off game IF we qualify will be on Monday. Rumours suggesting that if we are to face Met Police, the game will be put back a day, are not true.
L HARRISON WINS STRIKER Published on: 20th April 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Congratulations to L Harrison of Dover, who scooped the £1,000 jackpot in this weeks Striker draw. You can do the same if you join our weekly draw for £1 a ticket.
DRYDEN FEELS FAN-TASTIC Published on: 18th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN James Dryden was naturally disappointed with our 3-2 reverse at Ramsgate - but believes Dover fans can still help him and his team-mates win promotion via the play-offs.
DAFCtv: RAMSGATE Published on: 18th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Watch the exclusive highlights of our Bank Holiday derby at Ramsgate - and hear what boss Clive Walker and Ramsgate manager Jim Ward thought. Click HERE for the coverage.
RAMSGATE 3 DOVER 2 Published on: 17th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover's unbeaten run come to an end as Ramsgate came twice from behind (after Craig Cloke and Jimmy Dryden scored) to clinch promotion. Congratulations to our East Kent neighbours.
BID FOR PAIR OF VIP TICKETS Published on: 15th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Bid for a pair of VIP tickets for our last home game against Whyteleafe. Current top bid is £100. You have until Thursday. All funds go to the CVA fund.
DOVER 4 CORINTHIAN-CAS 0 Published on: 15th April 2006 by OUR REPORTING TEAM James Dryden scored as he started for the first time in four months. Craig Cloke, Craig Wilkins and Anthony Hogg also netted in an easy win against the bottom club.
RAMSGATE SEGREGATE FANS Published on: 14th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have just been informed by Ramsgate FC that they have decided to segregate supporters for our match at their Southwood Stadium on Bank Holiday Monday.
HAMSHARE: INJURY UPDATE Published on: 12th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic are pleased to have learned that following further tests, Shane Hamshare has in fact fractured a bone in an ankle - and not broken a leg as first feared.
DAFCtv: LEATHERHEAD Published on: 12th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Watch the exclusive highlights of our goalless draw at Leatherhead on DAFCtv - and hear what boss Clive Walker and defender Daniel Braithwaite thought of our display. Click HERE for the coverage.
WHITES BACK IN PLAY-OFFS Published on: 11th April 2006 by Matt Clements Danny Chapman was sent-off late on as Dover climbed back into the play-off spots after a solid 0-0 draw against Leatherhead - making it four games without conceding a goal and seven unbeaten.
J KNIGHT SCOOPS A GRAND Published on: 11th April 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Congratulations to J Knight, who won £1,000 on the Striker this week. All the other winners in our weekly draw are also revealed here. Read the article for details of how to join.
YOU DID US PROUD - AGAIN Published on: 10th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites fans were a credit to the club as they cheered us on to three vital points at the weekend. Simon Harris snapped a couple of photos of the RiverEnd choir in full voice. Click HERE
WHITES GO THE WHOLE HOGG Published on: 8th April 2006 by OUR REPORTING TEAM Anthony Hogg scored twice in the first half to set Whites up for their third win on the spin - then Craig Cloke and Jimmy Dryden added further goals late on to seal a 4-0 scoreline.
DANNY'S STAYING PUY Published on: 7th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Danny Chapman will be a Dover player for at least another two seasons after putting pen to paper on a new contract.
SING ALONG WITH VERA LYNN Published on: 6th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Fans are being invited to sing along to the most inspiring song ever written about the town, Vera Lynn's White Cliffs of Dover, prior to our big game with Tooting on Saturday.
BIG CROWD WILL LIFT US Published on: 5th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter reckons a packed Crabble could prove decisive during the vital run-in and pours cold water on rumours linking Chris Kinnear with a return to the club.
JUST £300 TO HIT TARGET Published on: 4th April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Online fans of Dover Athletic have raised a staggering £2,700 this season - and we are now just £300 away from our dream £3,000 target. Donations can be made via this site.
STRIKER & 200 CLUB NEWS Published on: 4th April 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT The latest winners in our weekly Striker and monthly 200 Club draws are revealed here. Read this article for details of how to join and win up to £1,000.
DOVER 5-A-SIDE TOURNAMENT Published on: 4th April 2006 by DAFC Dover Athletic will be hosting an all day adult 5-a-side tournament on Sunday 14th May. Details of how to enter your own team (by Monday, May 1) are in the article.
BARMY ARMY LIFT TEAM Published on: 2nd April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic would like to thanks our super fans for cheering us on to victory at Walton Casuals. Simon Harris captured a few snaps of them getting behind the lads. Click HERE
DAFCtv: CLIVE'S JOY Published on: 2nd April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Delighted Whites boss Clive Walker gives his post-match thoughts exclusively to DAFCtv after a superb 2-0 win at Walton Casuals. Click HERE for highlights and reaction.
DAFCtv: WE'RE IN THE FINAL Published on: 2nd April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Watch Craig Wilkins score our winning goal at Met Police in the play-off semi-final, sparking wild celebrations at the end, and hear what Clive Walker, Craig Cloke and Lee Spiller thought. Click HERE for the coverage.
WALTON CASUALS 0 DOVER 2 Published on: 1st April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Lee Spiller and Craig Cloke score first-half goals to hand Whites back-to-back league wins - and breath fresh life into our promotion challenge after Kingstonian were beaten by Bashley.
DAFCtv: LEATHERHEAD HIGHLIGHTS Published on: 1st April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Watch the exclusive highlights of our goalless draw at Leatherhead on DAFCtcv - and hear what boss Clive Walker and defender Daniel Braithwaite thought of our display. Click HERE for the coverage.
PLAY-OFF ANNOUNCEMENT Published on: 1st April 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites'opening play-off game IF we qualify will be on Monday. Untrue rumours have circulated suggesting that if we are to face Met Police, the game will be put back a day.
GARY ON YOUTH POLICY Published on: 31st March 2006 by GARY WHITTLE (Reserve team manager) Reserve-team boss Gary Whittle has responded to some of the comments made recently about the club's youth policy - and puts the record straight on points raised.
DRYDEN'S CAMEO ROLE Published on: 27th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jimmy Dryden hopes he can still play some part in helping Dover Athletic gatecrash the promotion party. But he admits it will only be a bit-part role as a substitute.
DOVER 1 LEATHERHEAD 0 Published on: 25th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Wilkins grabbed a crucial winning goal to kickstart Whites' bid to win promotion back to the Premier Division at the first time of asking. The visitors had what appeared a good goal ruled out.
DOVER EXPRESS - CLUB STATEMENT Published on: 23rd March 2006 by DOVER ATHLETIC FC Dover Athletic have released a statement regarding an article which was splashed across the back page of this week's edition of the Dover Express.
FRANK EDWARDS - A TRIBUTE Published on: 22nd March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Lifelong Dover Athletic fan Frank Edwards (left) has sadly passed away at the age of 80. He attended our Ryman One game at Newport Isle of Wight on Saturday.
FANS ON THEIR TRAVELS Published on: 21st March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Club photographer Simon Harris has been capturing our fans supporting the Whites on the road - including recent matches at Burgess Hill and Newport IoW.
CLIVE OPENS CASS TALKS Published on: 21st March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker has confirmed that Whites have opened talks with Dartford striker Brendan Cass about a possible move to Crabble after making a seven-day approach.
SMALLMAN WINS STRIKER Published on: 21st March 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Congratulations to P Smallman of Dover, who won the £1,000 top prize on the DAFC Striker lottery this week. A list of all this weeks winners appears in the article.
WHITES CHASE PROMOTION Published on: 17th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chris Chase has joined Dover until the end of the season from Conference South club Yeading. The ex-Watford striker goes straight into our squad for Newport.
WEEKLY STRIKER WINNERS Published on: 16th March 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Congratulations to B Cole of Dover, who won the £1,000 top prize on the DAFC Striker lottery this week. A list of all this weeks winners appears in the article.
DAFCtv: ACTION & REACTION Published on: 15th March 2006 by DAFC MEDIA TEAM Watch highlights of Whites' 1-1 home draw against Kingstonian and post-match interviews with manager Clive Walker and captain Lee Spiller. Click HERE for DAFCtv coverage.
DOVER 1 KINGSTONIAN 1 Published on: 14th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover and Kingstonian played out an entertaining draw, in which both teams missed good chances. Top scorer Craig Wilkins gave Whites the lead but 6th placed K's levelled with a volley in the 2nd half.
JP'S READY FOR BIG PUSH Published on: 13th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter insists the club are working hard on getting Jimmy Dryden match-fit - and has not ruled out on making another signing for our big promotion push.
BURGESS HILL 0 DOVER 1 Published on: 11th March 2006 by Matt Clements Lee Spiller scored a dramatic injury-time winner to give Whites a vital three points. Dover were also indebted to Tony Browne, who cleared the ball off the line minutes before.
DAFCtv: BURGESS HILL WIN Published on: 10th March 2006 by Matt Clements Lee Spiller capped his own dynamic display with an injury-time winner, sending his team-mates, Dover officials and supporters alike into delirium. Click HERE for DAFCtv coverage.
PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS Published on: 9th March 2006 by WEB COMMERICAL DEPARTMENT doverathletic.com - one of the best non-league club websites in Britain - is giving businesses the chance to advertise on this site and support the football club.
FANS FORUM CLOSED DOWN Published on: 8th March 2006 by DAFC Dover Athletic have closed down the official fans forum. A back-up of the forum exists and will be re-instated elsewhere very soon.
IS YOUR FACE IN THE CROWD? Published on: 6th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites fans really got behind us for Saturday's 1-0 win and we thank you all. Simon Harris took a couple of snaps of our supporters for our fans' gallery. Click HERE to see if your face is in the crowd.
WINTERBOTTOM STRIKES Published on: 6th March 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Congratulations to K Winterbottom of Dover, who won the £1,000 top prize on the DAFC Striker lottery this week. A list of all this weeks winners appears in the article.
DOVER BOARD BACK CLIVE Published on: 4th March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic's directors have today announced that they are backing manager Clive Walker and are delighted to welcome Trust representative Paul Harrison to the board.
DAFCtv: BRAZ THE HERO Published on: 4th March 2006 by OUR REPORTING TEAM Daniel Braithwaite was the hero as he headed home a dramatic 81st-minute winner at Crabble as we finally overcome Molesey 1-0. Click HERE for DAFCtv coverage.
COOPER DECIDES TO LEAVE Published on: 3rd March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Kevin Cooper, a recent signing from Met Police, has left the club by mutual consent. He found the travelling difficult and suffered a loss of form. We wish him well in the future.
STRIKER & 200 CLUB NEWS Published on: 2nd March 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT The latest winners in our weekly Striker and monthly 200 Club draws are revealed here. Read this article for details of how to join and win up to £1,000.
COME ON, WE CAN DO THIS Published on: 1st March 2006 by OUR REPORTING TEAM Dover fans are being urged to turn up in large numbers to the home game against Molesey, for the first of 13 vital league matches. Let's get behind the team and cheer them to promotion.
DOVER v LEATHERHEAD Published on: 1st March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Tom Crawley brings you live coverage, with Steve Parmenter, from today's Ryman One game with Leatherhead on WhitesLive. Text coverage is also running.
SYKO CHALLENGE: UPDATE Published on: 1st March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN The organisers of the Syko Challenge have released some more news on their website about the end-of-season fundraiser for Paul Sykes' family.
SYKO CHALLENGE: UPDATE Published on: 1st March 2006 by STEVE WELLS The organisers of the Syko Challenge have released some more news on their website about the end-of-season fundraiser for Paul Sykes' family.
HAMSHARE BREAKS HIS LEG Published on: 1st March 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have learned that Shane Hamshare has suffered a broken leg after receiving a horrendous tackle at Leatherhead.
RK: DON'T DESERT YOUR CLUB Published on: 27th February 2006 by ROGER KNIGHT Deputy Chairman Deputy chairman Roger Knight is urging fans not to desert the club during this tough time with on-the-field fortunes, insisting: "This is when we need you most."
WHITES RECEIVE BOOST Published on: 27th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic are delighted to announce that they will be receiving a £9,000 investment from the Supporters Trust. These funds bring the CVA figure down to below £25k.
JP: WE WON'T TOLERATE THIS Published on: 26th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter is ready to tear up contracts of any player who does not want to perform for Dover after our 3-0 defeat against Met Police. He understands fans' frustrations.
HOME RUN ENDED Published on: 25th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover lost their first Ryman One home game of the season against Met Police after producing one of the poorest performances seen at Crabble for years as they crashed 3-0.
200 CLUB AND STRIKER NEWS Published on: 23rd February 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Our 200 Club has now reached 155 members. Join now before it's too late. Also, find out if you are one of the lucky winners in our latest weekly Striker draw with a top £1,000 prize.
CLIVE WANTS NEW CREATION Published on: 21st February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker is keeping his fingers crossed that he will be able to bring in a quality creative midfielder next week but admits that there are some obstacles in his way.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIMON Published on: 21st February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN A very happy birthday to our photographer and Dover Athletic supporters' stalwart Simon Harris, who celebrated his, whisper it, 50th birthday on Tuesday! Many happy returns.
JORDAO WANTS TO STEP UP Published on: 17th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jordao loves doing the stepover and his skills have impressed fans. The Portuguese winger, who understands little English, speaks to Justin Allen, with a little help from his sister Lai.
OPEN EVENING REPLAYED Published on: 17th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN The club's Open Evening was a big success with around 150 fans attending the Centre Spot to quiz Jim Parmenter and Clive Walker. View article for links to audio.
JACKPOT FOR LUCKY WINNER Published on: 16th February 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT A Fillies, of Dover, scooped the £1,000 prizemoney in this week's Striker draw. Here we bring you the results and details how to join our successful lottery.
200 CLUB RESCUED Published on: 16th February 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Steve Williams has heaped praise on Whites fan Dave Brazier after his hard worked helped save the 200 Club prize draw and it has now been made into a profit-making project.
DRYDEN'S IN CONTENTION Published on: 15th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Prolific striker Jimmy Dryden may be fit enough to be in contention to make the subs' bench for this Saturday's Ryman One trip to Lymington and New Milton.
CLIVE: WE'RE NO WRITE-OFFS Published on: 15th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Clive Walker has hit back at the critics who are writing off his Dover team's promotion chances - with the club just one place off the play-off spots.
JIM STANDS BY CLIVE Published on: 14th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter insists he will continue to give manager Clive Walker his full support as the club bid to win promotion. He will not entertain any talk of making any changes.
WHITES SWOOP FOR COOPS Published on: 13th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have signed Ryman One's leading goalscorer from Met Police. Former AFC Wimbledon hotshot Kevin Cooper has signed until the end of the season.
WHITES 1 CROYDON ATH 1 Published on: 12th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Tommy Tyne's early penalty was cancelled out by a Croydon Athletic equaliser as Whites were forced to settle for a point. Match Report
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SPECIAL CLUB OPEN NIGHT Published on: 10th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN You can meet chairman Jim Parmenter, his board and manager Clive Walker and ask them questions at a club open night on Thursday, February 16 (7.30pm).
PETER TAYLOR EVENING Published on: 9th February 2006 by TRUST PR TEAM Dover Athletic Supporters Trust would like to thank Peter Taylor and all those who helped at last week's event for creating such an enjoyable evening in the Centre Spot.
TWO GRAND IN THE KITTY Published on: 7th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic are delighted to announce that our superb dedicated supporters have helped raise £2,100 so far to help pay off the CVA through our online PayPal collection.
WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT Published on: 7th February 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Our website team are working hard on several areas of the site at the moment, and have more plans in place for future improvements and additions to doverathletic.com.
KINGSTONIAN 2 DOVER 2 Published on: 5th February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites kept ahead of K's in the table with a spirited draw in an entertaining game. Craig Wilkins claimed the opener, while Shane Hamshare scored a sweetly struck equaliser to grab a point.
DAFCtv: K'S COVERAGE Published on: 4th February 2006 by Matt Clements Highlights of Whites entertaining 2-2 draw with in-form Kingstonian are available, along with post-match interviews with Clive Walker, Shane Hamshare and Daniel Braithwaite. Click HERE.
DRYDEN OUT FOR A MONTH Published on: 3rd February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jimmy Dryden is out for a month after the results of his scan confirmed he has injured his medial knee ligaments.
TALE OF TWO CLUBS Published on: 2nd February 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Matthew Clements takes an in-depth look at the fortunes (or should that be mis-fortunes) of Dover and Kingstonian - who are having a Conference old-boys' re-union on Saturday.
JIM: LAY OFF THE BOOS Published on: 1st February 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter responds after fans booed the first-team players and manager after a hard-fought 0-0 draw at Croydon. Also he explains why the website's fans' forum was suspended.
CROYDON ATH 0 DOVER 0 Published on: 31st January 2006 by Matt Clements Clive Walker's Dover side kept their third clean sheet in four matches to earn a point at the league's in-form team, Croydon, on Tuesday night. The point take us up to fifth in the table.
HELP DELIVER £3,000 TO DAFC Published on: 30th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Heritage have extended their partnership with doverathletic.com for another 12 months - and offer to double PayPal donations up to £250. £88 has been donated so far - £162 to go.
JIM HOPES FOR GOOD NEWS Published on: 30th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jimmy Dryden is keeping his fingers crossed for some good news on his injury this Wednesday when he gets a medical opinion about his injured knee.
SHOOT WHITES TO THE TOP Published on: 30th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Get Dover Athletic up the divisions on a popular desktop football game sweeping the nation. Click HERE. Your score gets added to our club's total.
BROWNE REMAINS CONFIDENT Published on: 29th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Tony Browne believes Whites can now turn the corner and string a winning run together. He spoke to Justin Allen prior to our 2-1 win against Bashley on Saturday. Listen to his thoughts HERE.
DAFCtv: HIGHLIGHTS Published on: 29th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Re-live Buster Smissen's spectacular winner against Bashley and watch post-match interviews with Clive Walker, the matchwinner himself and Craig Cloke. Watch HERE.
TRUST MOVE MEETING Published on: 29th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN The Trust has changed its next board meeting to February 13. Meanwhile, there are 10 tickets left for the Peter Taylor evening - if anybody wants one please contact Debbie on 01634 840882.
BUSTER HAS A BASH Published on: 28th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Buster Smissen grabbed Dover's winner in a 2-1 success after Tommy Tyne equalised Bashley's first-half opener. It puts us back on track in the race for automatic promotion.
BE IN IT TO WIN IT! Published on: 26th January 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Dover Athletic's weekly Striker draw has handed out another £1000 jackpot prize to one lucky winner, with smaller prizes for many others. Find out how to give yourself a chance...
DAFC YOUTH ANNOUNCEMENT Published on: 26th January 2006 by STEVE WILLIAMS Whites director Steve Williams announces changes to the club's youth section, including the appointment of a new chairman.
CLOKEY'S UP FOR A BASH Published on: 25th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Cloke was gutted that his comeback to Ryman One action was postponed after a wasted trip to Leatherhead - but he cannot wait to start against Bashley this Saturday. Listen HERE.
HIRE CENTRE SPOT Published on: 24th January 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT You can hire the Centre Spot for any occasion.
LEATHERHEAD MATCH OFF Published on: 21st January 2006 by Steve Parmenter Last night's Ryman One trip to Leatherhead was called off 45 minutes before kick-off due to a frozen pitch. It is the third game Whites have had called off this season.
WHITES RELEASE MARC Published on: 20th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Defender Marc Cumberbatch has been released by Dover Athletic after three months with the club and there is good news about striker James Dryden's injury.
CLOKE & BRAZ PROGRESS Published on: 20th January 2006 by Matt Clements Craig Cloke and Daniel Braithwaite came through 45 minutes for the reserves at Leighton Town on Saturday, helping Gary Whittle's side to a 3-2 cup victory despite James Farrier being sent off.
STRIKER DRAW WINNERS Published on: 19th January 2006 by DAFC COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT Mr M Brazier this week scooped £1000 on the Dover Striker draw, while a host of other supporters won smaller cash prizes. Full list of winners and details of how to enter:
ROOK FLIES OFF TO HORNETS Published on: 17th January 2006 by Matt Clements Carl Rook has joined Horsham. Rook, who joined Dover from Hastings in September, has struggled to establish himself at Crabble - scoring three goals in 15 appearances.
DOVER 0 MARGATE 0 Published on: 16th January 2006 by Matt Clements Clive Walker gave most of his squad a run out in this mid-season friendly, with the highlight being the 2nd half appearances of Craig Cloke and Daniel Braithwaite, back in action after three months out.
SMITH SECURES HOME DRAW Published on: 13th January 2006 by Matt Clements Whites goalkeeper Darren Smith made several excellent saves to prevent league leaders Horsham stealing the points. Dover move up one place in the table to fifth, as only Tonbridge win in the top six.
WHITES SWOOP FOR COOPS Published on: 13th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic are pleased to confirm that we have signed prolific striker Kevin Cooper.
WHITES ADD FIREPOWER Published on: 13th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have signed Ryman One's leading goalscorer from Met Police. Former AFC Wimbledon hotshot Kevin Cooper scored against Whites at Imber Court in October but will now pull on a white shirt.
DAFCtv: HORSHAM ACTION Published on: 12th January 2006 by Matt Clements Watch DAFCtv highlights from Whites' 0-0 draw at home to Horsham. Plus interviews with manager Clive Walker and man-of-the-match Darren Smith. Click HERE.
BIG MATCH: WHITES v CROYDON Published on: 11th January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover take on Croydon today, hoping to maintain their unbeaten league record and take three vital points. Tom Crawley will be covering the game for WhitesLive, plus there will be text coverage too. Click the relevant links.
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DOVER STRIKER & 200 CLUB Published on: 9th January 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover Athletic run two lottery-style draws - a weekly Striker and a monthly 200 Club. Here are the most recent results, as well as the details of prizes and how you can enter.
DULWICH 0 DOVER 0 Published on: 7th January 2006 by Matt Clements A much-changed Dover line-up took a point from Champion Hill after a dogged performance in a game with few chances. Skipper Lee Spiller was sent off late on for a 2nd booking. Match Report
DAFCtv: DULWICH ACTION Published on: 6th January 2006 by Matt Clements Watch DAFCtv highlights from Saturday's 0-0 draw away to Dulwich. Plus interviews with manager Clive Walker, Tony Browne and stand-in defender Craig Wilkins. Click HERE.
THE SYKO CHALLENGE Published on: 5th January 2006 by MIKE GREEN (BBC Radio Kent) BBC Radio Kent's Mike Green launches "The Syko Challenge" - a tribute game for the late Paul Sykes, scheduled for Sunday, April 30 at Margate's Hartsdown Park.
GARY'S RESERVES REPORT Published on: 5th January 2006 by GARY WHITTLE Reserve team manager Gary Whittle looks back on a successful year for his team, assessing the progress and changes made throughout 2005.
CHAIRMAN BACKS WALKER Published on: 4th January 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Jim Parmenter has told Whites official website that he is sure manager Clive Walker will make the necessary adjustments to get his team back to winning ways.
CLOKE AND BRAZ COMEBACK Published on: 4th January 2006 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Crabble will host a mid-season friendly between Whites and Margate on Monday at 7:45pm. This match will see the return to action of Craig Cloke and Daniel Braithwaite.
PAUL HARRISON'S 2006 WISH Published on: 3rd January 2006 by PAUL HARRISON Trust chairman Paul Harrison has released a statement with a message for all Dover fans for New Year. He looks ahead to helping the club pay off the CVA.
JIM'S NEW YEAR MESSAGE Published on: 2nd January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter celebrates a year in charge of the club - but warns that fans need to prepare themselves for one final push to get rid of the CVA debt once and for all.
CLOKEY'S UP FOR A BASH Published on: 1st January 2006 by JUSTIN ALLEN Craig Cloke was gutted that his comeback to Ryman One action was postponed after a wasted trip to Leatherhead - but he cannot wait to start against Bashley this Saturday. Listen HERE.