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LEAGUE NEWS UPDATE Published on: 31st December 2010 by Latest news from Blue Square Bet South, including Liam Daish's promotion ambition at Ebbsfleet, financial concern at Bromley and an ex-Dover player joining Bishop's Stortford.
GOLD SHIRTS Published on: 20th December 2010 by DAFC Shop Limited Edition shirts that have been pre-ordered were delivered to the club on Saturday. Unfortunately, due to the weather, we were unable to open the shop.
A WINTER'S TALE: PART 2 Published on: 20th December 2010 by In part two of his latest column, MARK WINTER reflects on the final day of his recent three day trip to Poland. He also provides a guide to flights and Polish accommodation, plus some handy tips when visiting.
2011 ACADEMY INTAKE Published on: 19th December 2010 by Michael Sandmann, Academy manager Dover Athletic Football Academy is scouting for new talent for its 2011 intake. Players will have a opportunity to represent the club in the Conference Youth league and continue their education while training daily.
A WINTER'S TALE: PART 1 Published on: 18th December 2010 by As the snow wipes out football across the country, columnist MARK WINTER tells the story of his recent three-day trip to Poland. Mark gives his own guide to visiting a country steeped in history.
FLY DAFCAIR [Updated] Published on: 16th December 2010 by DAFCAIR Dover Athletic is offering a small group of Whites fans a very special travel experience when the team visit Huddersfield for the third round of the FA Cup on the 8th January.
JIM HITS OUT AT TV SNUB Published on: 10th December 2010 by Dover chairman Jim Parmenter has hit out at ITV and ESPN bigwigs for snubbing his non-league FA Cup giantkillers.
DON DEAL FOR WHITES Published on: 9th December 2010 by Ed Reynolds Martin Hayes has today completed the signing of striker Donovan Simmonds, who goes straight into the squad for Saturday's clash with Maidenhead.
FA CUP TICKET NEWS Published on: 6th December 2010 by DAFC Ticket Office Tickets for Dover's third round tie against Huddersfield will go on sale this coming Saturday 11th December, during our first team game against Maidenhead United.
GOING FOR GOLD Published on: 5th December 2010 by DAFC Shop Dover Athletic have announced that due to Huddersfield playing in White and Light blue stripes in the next round of the FA cup, we will need to manufacture a new alternative kit.
MART AND ADAM GONGS Published on: 3rd December 2010 by BLUE SQUARE BET CONFERENCE PRESS OFFICE Martin Hayes and Adam Birchall have scooped the November awards from the Blue Square Bet Conference. Martin is manager of the month while Adam won player of the month.
A WINTER WARMER Published on: 3rd December 2010 by Thinking of our cup tie at Huddersfield next month, MARK WINTER reflects on another memorable day in West Yorkshire and a mugging that was committed, almost certainly in February 1994.
YOU GOTTA ROLL WITH IT Published on: 29th November 2010 by Matt Gerrard looks back at Saturday's game and forward to the FA Cup Third Round proper.
DAME VERA WISHES US LUCK Published on: 27th November 2010 by Ed Reynolds Dame Vera Lynn wished Dover Athletic "the best of luck" after meeting chairman Jim Parmenter, manager Martin Hayes and striker Adam Birchall at her East Sussex home.
FA CUP MATCH PREVIEW Published on: 26th November 2010 by Saturday's FA Cup tie may be the biggest game in Dover Athletic's history, but it is no small fry for our opponents either. Aldershot's manager has billed the match as their biggest of the season and they are expected to bring 1,000 fans.
HELP US UNCOVER PITCH Published on: 25th November 2010 by Ed Reynolds Jim Parmenter is appealing for volunteers to help Dover Athletic remove the pitch covers early on Saturday morning to ensure Whites' massive FA Cup clash with Aldershot goes ahead.
CUP PARKING RESTRICTIONS Published on: 24th November 2010 by DAFC H&S Following a final meeting this morning, Kent Highway Services has confirmed details of temporary parking restrictions around Crabble Stadium on Saturday.
LIMITED EDITION T-SHIRTS Published on: 24th November 2010 by Commemorative T-Shirts of Whites' superb FA Cup run are on sale at the Club Shop and by ordering online. Made by kit supplier Chablais Sports, the back of the shirt details the FA Cup journey so far.
SPECIAL BUS SERVICE Published on: 24th November 2010 by There will be an additional bus service (67F) in Dover before and after Saturday's FA Cup second round tie. Fans are encouraged to use the Stagecoach buses to help reduce congestion around the stadium.
JIM ON TICKET PLANS Published on: 16th November 2010 by Chairman Jim Parmenter has explained the reasons behind the ticketing arrangements for the FA Cup second-round clash against Aldershot.
SECOND-ROUND TICKET NEWS Published on: 15th November 2010 by Dover Athletic have announced that the second-round FA Cup clash with either Brentford or Aldershot on November 27 will be all ticket. The capacity has been set at 5,000.
JASE THE ACE Published on: 13th November 2010 by Dover Athletic's FA Cup heroes came from behind TWICE to beat Boreham Wood 3-2 away today to get their promotion charge back on track. Jason Norville nabbed the winner after Harry Baker twice levelled for Whites.
HAYES UP FOR DARTS Published on: 9th November 2010 by Martin Hayes says his Dover team will be up for tonight's Blue Square South derby with Dartford - and said the win at Gillingham was one of the "greatest moments of my career".
WHAT THE PAPERS SAY Published on: 8th November 2010 by Ed Reynolds Dover Athletic have been hitting the headlines all weekend for their FA Cup "giantkilling" at Gillingham.
FA CUP: HOME DRAW Published on: 7th November 2010 by A home tie against Football League opposition is Whites' reward for beating Gillingham. Brentford or Aldershot will travel to Perrys Crabble on November 27 or 28. Reaction:
FLITNEY'S HEROICS Published on: 6th November 2010 by Goalkeeper Ross Flitney left hospital to put in a man of the match display for Dover this afternoon, pulling off a string of top class saves in Whites' 2-0 victory. He returns tonight for an operation.
JIM: CUP GAME IS MAGIC Published on: 5th November 2010 by Chairman Jim Parmenter is looking forward to the magic of the FA Cup at Priestfield - and says Martin Hayes deserves tremendous credit for getting the boys there.
PREVIEW: NOTHING TO LOSE Published on: 4th November 2010 by Whites will travel to Gillingham on Saturday hoping to pull off one of the shocks of the FA Cup first round. Martin Hayes' young squad have little to fear and everything to gain this weekend.
FA CUP MEDIA COVERAGE Published on: 3rd November 2010 by Dover Athletic is the hitting the headlines ahead of Saturday's FA Cup clash at Gillingham. BBC, ITV and Sky Sports News are covering Whites this week. Listen to Martin Hayes and Jim Parmenter speak about the game:
BIRCHALL STRIKES AGAIN Published on: 30th October 2010 by Martin Hayes warned his players at half time on Saturday that he'd bring in 11 loanees against Gillingham if they didn't up their game. In the 2nd half Adam Birchall inspired Whites to a 4-1 victory.
MARTIN ANSWERS FANS Published on: 30th October 2010 by Whites' boss Martin Hayes has answered supporters questions in our online Q&A, including issues such as squad changes, loanee Harry Crawford and tactical flexibility.
MEET THE MANAGER NIGHT Published on: 28th October 2010 by Martin Hayes will meet fans at a special Q&A session in the Centre Spot on Thursday, November 4. Fans can watch training from 7pm, our final session ahead of the big FA Cup clash, and the Q&A will start at about 8pm. Bar and food available.
GILLINGHAM TICKET NEWS Published on: 27th October 2010 by TICKET OFFICE Tickets for Dover Athletic's Kent derby at Gillingham in the FA Cup first round are on sale tomorrow after we were allocated 2,400.
MART HAILS 5-STAR SHOW Published on: 27th October 2010 by Martin Hayes admits he was stunned by his five-star Dover team that set up a dream Kent derby FA Cup clash with Gillingham.
IT WAS WRITTEN IN STARS Published on: 24th October 2010 by Jim Parmenter believes a first-round proper clash with Gillingham has been written in the stars since former Whites boss Andy Hessenthaler took charge at Preistfield.
ACADEMY SHINE IN 1-0 WIN Published on: 16th October 2010 by Prolific goalscorer Sean Ragett notched the winner this week in the Academy's 1-0 victory against Redbridge. Coach Michael Sandmann praises the youngsters' work ethic and overall performance. Report:
THIRD VERSUS FOURTH Published on: 15th October 2010 by Whites host third placed Chelmsford City at Perrys Crabble as both clubs try to keep in touch with the league leaders. The Clarets are missing two key players but will arrive in high spirits after a 3-0 FA Cup win at Bromley.
ASK MARTIN A QUESTION Published on: 11th October 2010 by Martin Hayes is inviting fans to ask him a question via the official website. Simply send your question, along with your name, to email@example.com by Monday October 18. The answers will appear shortly after.
WHEN WINTER COMES ... Published on: 8th October 2010 by SIXTEEN years on from an uninspiring 1-1 draw at home to Stalybridge Celtic, Whites fan Simon Harris attends his 1,000th consecutive first team game. Columnist and comparative part-timer Mark Winter pays tribute to Dover's No.1 fan.
ACADEMY GRIND OUT WIN Published on: 7th October 2010 by Whites' academy side overcame Tilbury this week, winning 2-0 away from home thanks to goals by Niall Jackson and Sean Raggett. Boss Michael Sandmann reports on a performance to build on in difficult conditions:
PIES ARE BACK Published on: 6th October 2010 by Dover Athletic chairman Jim Parmenter is delighted to announce that the old Crabble favourite will be back on the menu with IMMEDIATE effect.
SIMON'S GRAND MILESTONE Published on: 6th October 2010 by Fanatical supporter Simon Harris will set an unbelievable milestone on Saturday, when he attends his 1000th CONSECUTIVE Dover Athletic match. The Supporters Club will be marking his achievement on the pitch before the game.
WHITES JEKYLL AND HYDE Published on: 4th October 2010 by Dover paid for defensive mistakes at Hampton on Saturday, trailing 3-0 after 30 minutes. Olly Schulz made it 3-1 with a header but Whites couldn't convert their 2nd half domination into goals.
HAYES GOES TO NOR WAY Published on: 29th September 2010 by Jason Norville last night signed for Dover Athletic. The striker formerly played for Watford and Barnet - and has been on trial with Andy Hessenthaler's Gillingham.
ROGERS LEAVES Published on: 28th September 2010 by James Rogers is to join Margate after leaving Dover Athletic by mutual consent. James wanted to play regular first team football and joins former team-mates in Iain O'Connell's side.
IN FOCUS: FA CUP WIN Published on: 26th September 2010 by Dover overcame the potential banana skin of Saturday's FA Cup tie at Erith Town, easing to a 5-1 victory with goals by Elliott Charles (2), Sam Long and Adam Birchall (2). Summary:
THE ROAD TO WEMBLEY Published on: 23rd September 2010 by Martin Hayes has his sights set on a first round proper trip to a Football League club in the FA Cup but the banana skin of Erith Town is the first hurdle in his way this Saturday. Match preview:
YOUTH CUP RUN ENDS Published on: 22nd September 2010 by DAFC Youth Whites' run in the FA Youth Cup came to an end on Tuesday, losing 3-1 at Bromley. Dover were reduced to 10 men in the 2nd half. Academy boss Michael Sandmann reports:
BOARD ANNOUNCEMENT Published on: 21st September 2010 by The DAFC Board Following a full financial review, the Board have concluded that at its present operating level and during the current economic climate, the Centre Spot venue cannot support a full time management position.
BIRCHALL TREBLE IN 6-3 WIN Published on: 18th September 2010 by Whites came back from 2-1 down at half time on Saturday to record their biggest win of the season. Adam Birchall scored a hat-trick, while Elliott Charles, Jon Wallis and Harry Baker also got on the scoresheet. Summary:
DOVER'S SHIP COMES IN Published on: 17th September 2010 by HMS Kent has arrived at Dover's Western Docks and the crew will be special guests at our Blue Square Bet South match against Farnborough tomorrow.
COMEBACK AT CRABBLE Published on: 16th September 2010 by Michael Sandmann The academy played their first league game against Bromley on Wednesday, coming back from 2 nil down, thanks to goals from Loynes, Coyne (2) and Girt.
BLUE SQUARE TICKET OFFER Published on: 14th September 2010 by Blue Square Blue Square invite you to an afternoon of racing at Goodwood Racecourse in Sussex on Sunday 10th October. The ‘Blue Square Season Finale’ marks the end of the 2010 Racing Season.
FA CUP: AWAY DRAW Published on: 13th September 2010 by Dover Athletic have been drawn away to Kent League side Erith Town in the FA Cup. The 2nd qualifying round match will take place on Saturday, September 25 at 3.00pm.
IN FOCUS: BRAINTREE WIN Published on: 12th September 2010 by Whites made it four away wins out of four on Saturday at Braintree. Ben Hunt opened the scoring and Adam Birchall headed in the winner a minute after Braintree's equaliser. Summary:
WINTER'S HERE ... Published on: 10th September 2010 by MARK WINTER this week looks back at Junior Lewis' rise from Dover Athletic to a Premier League player with Leicester.
HAYES TAKES A LONG SHOT Published on: 8th September 2010 by Winger Sam Long has joined Dover Athletic from Croydon Athletic while Kane Rice has been released.
UNBEATEN RUN ENDS Published on: 5th September 2010 by Whites suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday, lacking ideas against a well organised Eastleigh side. Jamie Slabber rolled his marker to score the only goal and Dover didn't do enough to earn a point. Summary:
WINTER'S HERE Published on: 3rd September 2010 by Columnist MARK WINTER pays tribute this week to now departed fans hero Shaun Welford, who has more medals than Idi Amin.
DOVER RELY ON SPOT KICK Published on: 31st August 2010 by Whites put in a good performance against Thurrock on Monday, creating lots of chances but had to rely on a first half penalty scored by Adam Birchall to secure a narrow win. Summary:
NON-LEAGUE DAY Published on: 31st August 2010 by Dover Athletic FC The aim of Non-League Day is to encourage supporters of top flight clubs to take the opportunity to visit their local non-league club for their weekend football fix.
IN FOCUS: LEWES WIN Published on: 29th August 2010 by Dover maintained their 100% away record on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Lewes. Harry Baker set up an own goal and then one for Elliott Charles. Harry Crawford netted the third on debut. Summary:
IN FOCUS: EBBSFLEET WIN Published on: 26th August 2010 by Stunning goals by Adam Birchall and Nicky Nicolau capped an impressive display by Dover on Tuesday at Ebbsfleet. Birchall's solo effort gave Whites a half time lead and Nicolau's thunderbolt shot sealed the points. Summary:
HARRY'S A LOAN RANGER Published on: 26th August 2010 by Martin Hayes has acted swiftly in replacing Shaun Welford by signing highly-rated Southend striker Harry Crawford.
WEEKEND DOUBLE HEADER Published on: 26th August 2010 by Dover travel to East Sussex on Saturday for the first of two games in three days. After the visit to Lewes, Thurrock come to Perrys Crabble on Bank Holiday Monday.
WHEN WINTER COMES ... Published on: 24th August 2010 by “I don't care how you get here, get here if you can!” says soul diva Oleta Adams. Whites fan Mark Winter plans to take her advice this weekend, but finds himself spoilt for choice on how to get to Lewes and back in one piece.
WELFORD DEPARTS WHITES Published on: 24th August 2010 by Shaun Welford has today left Dover Athletic by mutual consent and is set to sign for Ryman League Margate.
IN FOCUS: STAINES DRAW Published on: 23rd August 2010 by Ben Hunt netted an injury time equaliser against Staines on Saturday. The substitute striker headed in a deep cross by Luke I'Anson to snatch a point. Summary:
QUIZ NIGHT Published on: 22nd August 2010 by DEBS HARRISON Football Club quiz night
CONFERENCE SIGNS TV DEAL Published on: 20th August 2010 by DAFC Webteam In a ground breaking deal, the Football Conference has signed up to a unique partnership with Premier Sports TV to show 30 matches per season, including their Premier Play Off's and the prestigious Premier Promotion Final.
BOBBY ON BOARD Published on: 19th August 2010 by Bobby Aisien has signed for Dover Athletic after being highly recommended to boss Martin Hayes by Rushden and Diamonds gaffer Justin Edinburgh.
WHEN WINTER COMES ... Published on: 19th August 2010 by Whites fan and columnist MARK WINTER is a self-confessed Grumpy who disapproves of just about everything. Last Saturday's 1-0 win at Woking put a little spring in his step, however, as he explains in this week's jottings.
HAYES ON WELLING DRAW Published on: 18th August 2010 by Martin Hayes was feeling at death's door this morning after a disappointing 2-2 draw at home to Welling - but he has not doubts that Dover will be alive and kicking ahead of the Staines clash on Saturday.
WELLING MATCH PREVIEW Published on: 16th August 2010 by Martin Hayes will hope his side can show the same qualities which helped them dominate Woking on Saturday to entertain the home crowd at Perrys Crabble.
HAYES CHUFFED Published on: 15th August 2010 by Boss Martin Hayes gives his post-match verdict to BBC Radio Kent's Soccer Saturday following our brilliant 1-0 opening-day win at Woking. Audio interview:
ELLIOTT MARKS CARDS Published on: 14th August 2010 by Elliott Charles grabbed a second-half winner to hand Dover an impressive 1-0 win over Woking. Keeper Ross Flitney made an outstanding save to ensure the points. Report:
MARTIN SIGNS TWO MORE Published on: 13th August 2010 by Dover Athletic have completed the signings of midfielder Nicky Nicolau and winger Kane Rice. Also joining the club as a coach is former Southend manager Steve Tilson.
BLUE SQUARE BET PREVIEW Published on: 13th August 2010 by Blue Square Bet Conference Here is a preview of the new season from the Conference sponsors Blue Square Bet. Dover are ranked as joint second favourites to win the Blue Square Bet South title.
WHEN WINTER COMES ... Published on: 12th August 2010 by Whites fan and columnist MARK WINTER takes “Dover 'til I die” as a given. But he is wondering what happens next and whether the club can make a few bob out of it.
THE DIGITAL SENSATION Published on: 11th August 2010 by sdfsdf BBC Radio Kent sports editor and award-winning journalist MATT DAVISON joins our team of columnists - and talks about the ever-changing methods of following your favourite team in the digital age.
NEXT GAME: WOKING Published on: 10th August 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites start their season against the team that ended their campaign last term, in a repeat of the play-off semi final. However, both sides are much changed three months on.
FOUR BLIMEY .... Published on: 6th August 2010 by Martin Hayes has signed four new players ahead of tonight's pre-season clash with Cray. The Whites boss is aiming to make one more signing.
WHEN WINTER COMES ... Published on: 2nd August 2010 by Have you heard the one about the three Dover Athletic fans at the San Siro? Our columnist MARK WINTER explains why he found himself in Milan on the day his home town club were playing their biggest game in years.
ORDER YOUR KIT NOW Published on: 31st July 2010 by Get kitted out for the season with our stunning brand new Chablais Sport shirt - which can be ordered NOW.
DAFC BACKS PARISIAN PYRAMID Published on: 30th July 2010 by FOOTBALL CONFERENCE Dover Athletic will be getting a huge bonus from Conference sponsors Blue Square Bet if Kevin Ryan's trained horse Parisian Pyramid wins Saturday's Bluesq.com Stewards Cup.
TICKET SALES CLIMB Published on: 30th July 2010 by DAFC Dover Athletic are delighted to announce an increase in season ticket sales this season, testament to the club's unwavering support and the excitement building ahead of the new season.
SUPPORTERS CLUB MEMBERSHIP Published on: 24th July 2010 by PAUL HARRISON Supporters Club membership will this year change to an annual renewel date of September 1.
Washing Machine purchased for the club Published on: 24th July 2010 by Paul Harrison During the close season the Supporters Club has purchased a new washing machine for the football club to help Robin Hastie with cleaning of the football and training kits.
SANDMANN'S VISION Published on: 22nd July 2010 by MICHAEL SANDMANN Dover Athletic's new academy manager Michael Sandmann addresses supporters on how he plans to tackle the job after taking over from Darren Hare.
WHEN WINTER COMES .... Published on: 22nd July 2010 by MARK WINTER Dover fan Mark Winter has written an article in the latest edition of When Saturday Comes ... here it is for those of you who may have missed it.
WHITES COMPLETE TREBLE Published on: 20th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have not even kicked off the new season - but we've already completed the TREBLE in signing Ben Hunt, Sam Cutler and Dean Hill.
HAYES SO IMPRESSED Published on: 19th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Martin Hayes and Paul Joynes were impressed with the performances and the fitness levels of their players during the 4-1 win at Faversham on Saturday.
SAMMY SAYS THANKS Published on: 16th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Sammy Moore has thanked the River End faithful for their "incredible support" as he tonight completes his free transfer to Blue Square Premier promotion contenders AFC Wimbledon.
NEXT GAME: FAVERSHAM Published on: 15th July 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites travel to Ryman South new boys Faversham on Saturday for the 2nd pre-season friendly. A host of former Dover players will face Martin Hayes' squad.
PREMIER LEAGUE SUPPORT Published on: 15th July 2010 by DAFC Press Office The Premier League has announced that it will commit £6m of financial support to the Football Conference for the next three seasons.
BOSS IS NO SOFT TOUCH Published on: 14th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Adam Birchall has warned that Martin Hayes may be a laid-back geezer –but he is a manager who demands the highest standards.
LEAGUE NEWS UPDATE Published on: 12th July 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Latest news from Blue Square Bet South, including Braintree's capture of a former Colchester striker, two new signings for Bromley and community ownership at Lewes.
MART'S SUB SNAG Published on: 11th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Martin Hayes had to drag someone out of the stands to play 20 minutes against Colchester to save Matt Fish from melting in the heat at Crabble.
NEXT GAME: COLCHESTER Published on: 8th July 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites kick-off their pre-season at Perrys Crabble on Saturday against Football League opposition. Martin Hayes' new-look side welcome one of the oldest clubs in the country.
WHITES LAND GILLMAN Published on: 6th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Highly-rated Rob Gillman has signed for Dover Athletic - ending the club's one-year chase for the Bromley skipper and central defender.
GLOVELY JUBBLY PAUL Published on: 6th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN New assistant manager Paul Joynes tells Justin Allen he and Whites boss Martin Hayes fit like a glove. He believes the pair can do a good job at Dover Athletic.
ROB COOKING UP TREAT Published on: 6th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN New-signing Rob Gillman thinks Dover Athletic manager Martin Hayes has all the correct ingredients to launch another promotion bid and cannot wait to get cooking.
IT'S A SHIRTY BUSINESS Published on: 5th July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have signed an exciting new kit deal for the new season with Chablais Sport. They new strip will be unveiled during the pre-season at a date to be confirmed.
SEASON TICKETS POSTED Published on: 5th July 2010 by DAFC TICKET OFFICE Dover Athletic are pleased to announce that all pre-ordered season tickets have now been despatched - and should be arriving on fans' doormats within the next few days.
WE HAVE CARDS MARKED Published on: 1st July 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have an early chance to get revenge on Woking for beating us in the play-offs as we open up away to the Cards on August 14, followed by Welling at home. Full fixtures now available.
PRE-SEASON PREPARATIONS Published on: 29th June 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Martin Hayes' new squad will start their pre-season fixtures at home to League One side Colchester on Saturday, July 10. Whites will also face local derbies against Margate, Maidstone and Faversham.
DOOR STILL OPEN Published on: 25th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Martin Hayes admits he has told Sammy Moore and Dean Hill he wants to see them in action first before offering them new deals. He also says everyone at the club is on trial.
WALLO SIGNS NEW DEAL Published on: 24th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jon Wallis has signed a new one-year contract with Dover Athletic. The midfielder agreed a deal before he went on holiday - and has returned with the contract fully signed.
MARTIN HAYES MEETS PRESS Published on: 24th June 2010 by TV Martin Hayes meets the press for the first time as the new Dover Athletic manager. Full EXCLUSIVE video highlights of the press conference.
GILLS FRIENDLY CANCELLED Published on: 20th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic's pre-season friendly with Andy Hessenthaler's Gillingham on July 24 has been cancelled by the Medway club. Whites will travel to Dulwich Hamlet instead.
HAYES: I'M THE RIGHT MAN Published on: 18th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Martin Hayes tells Justin Allen that Dover Athletic have finally got the right man for the job after he agreed to take the reigns at Crabble.
HAYES IS NEW WHITES BOSS Published on: 16th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Martin Hayes - the former Arsenal, Celtic and Swansea star - has been appointed Dover Athletic's new manager and last night signed a one-year contract.
HENDON QUITS Published on: 15th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Ian Hendon has sensationally quit as Dover Athletic manager after just 18 DAYS to go up the M2 and join Gillingham as No2 to our former boss Andy Hessenthaler.
THE WORLD HASN'T HEND-ED Published on: 15th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites fan and new club blogger TOM RHODES, although shocked by Ian Hendon's departure, says everything happens for a reason in his debut article for doverathletic.com
FISH SIGNS NEW DEAL Published on: 14th June 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Matt Fish is staying at Dover after signing a new contract this lunchtime. Chairman Jim Parmenter said: "Matt's been a key player for us and we're delighted he's staying."
SEASON TICKET NEWS Published on: 7th June 2010 by Season Tickets Dover Athletic have today announced dates on which supporters can purchase a Season Ticket using a credit card at Perrys Crabble.
KIT QUESTION AT CRABBLE Published on: 4th June 2010 by Andy Stevens DOVER ATHLETIC chairman Jim Parmenter admits he is playing a waiting game in the light of the collapse of Whites' kit manufacturer Vandanel.
TABIRI COMES TO CRABBLE Published on: 4th June 2010 by Andy Stevens DOVER ATHLETIC are delighted to announce an exciting addition to their 2010-11 promotion push with the signing of popular Barnet midfielder Joe Tabiri.
WYNTER COMES IN AUGUST Published on: 2nd June 2010 by Andy Stevens NEW Whites boss Ian Hendon has moved fast to secure the services of Gillingham defender Tom Wynter, who will be joining Dover Athletic for the 2010-11 season.
IAN HENDON INTERVIEW Published on: 1st June 2010 by TV On the day of his appointment, new Dover boss Ian Hendon spoke to doverathletic.com's Tom Rhodes. The video is now available online.
HENDON IS NEW BOSS Published on: 28th May 2010 by Andy Stevens DOVER ATHLETIC have today appointed Ian Hendon as their new manager.
The former Barnet boss joins the club on an initial one-year contract with a view to extending the deal.
PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEO Published on: 28th May 2010 by TV Watch video highlights from the press conference on Friday 28th May 2010, introducing Ian Hendon as Dover's new Manager.
PLENTY OF INTEREST IN JOB Published on: 21st May 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter has been inundated with applications in the last 24 hours regarding the managerial vacancy at Dover Athletic.
HESS MOVES ON Published on: 20th May 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Andy Hessenthaler has today left his post as Dover Athletic manager by mutual consent after three highly-successful seasons.
HESS HINDERED BY GILLS LINK Published on: 13th May 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Andy Hessenthaler says the speculation linking him with Gillingham has been an "unwelcome distraction" as he builds for next season.
JIM PARMENTER: AUDIO Published on: 8th May 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter talks to Justin Allen about the next season's ticket prices and looks back at a season of progress for the club. He also discusses plans for the new season.
2010 /2011 TICKET PRICES Published on: 7th May 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have released their admission and season ticket prices for next season.
HESS'S TOUGH DECISIONS Published on: 5th May 2010 by BlueSquare South Official Website Andy Hessenthaler is meeting his players to plan for next season, as he goes about reshaping his squad. The Dover boss is intent on going for the title and will stay at Perrys Crabble to see the club return to the Conference Premier.
WOKING TRAVEL & STADIUM Published on: 27th April 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS If you are travelling to Woking today here are travel and stadium details for your visit to Kingfield. Even if you are travelling on one of the three coaches, please read the information regarding segregation, admission and facilities.
PLAY-OFF DETAILS Published on: 21st April 2010 by Football Conference Press Release The Football Conference have confirmed details for the 2009 - 2010 Blue Square South play-offs. The home and away semi-final legs will take place on Tuesday 27 April and Saturday 1 May.
WATCH OLLY'S HAT-TRICK Published on: 13th April 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Highlights of Whites' 4-1 win at Hampton last month have now been released by Hampton & Richmond on YouTube. See Dover's four goals, including three from Olly Schulz, in a very good performance. Watch the action here:
YOUR DAFC DAY OUT! Published on: 11th April 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover Athletic are hosting a day of entertainment at Crabble on Saturday, April 24. Man Utd vs Tottenham at 12.45pm on the Centre Spot big screens, then enjoy Whites vs Staines at 3pm. Finally, the end of season presentations evening with free buffet for all.
LEACH RETURNS TO BARNET Published on: 9th April 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Barnet have recalled defender Daniel Leach from his loan spell, just 24 hours after agreeing that the 24-year-old Australian could stay for another month. Team-mate Joe Tabiri will remain at Perrys Crabble.
LIVE @ CENTRE SPOT Published on: 6th April 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Don't miss the big Premier League match between Man Utd and Spurs before our home game against Staines next week. Watch on our big screens in the Centre Spot - all pints costing £2 during our 12.30pm-1.30pm Happy Hour.
BLUE SQUARE EXTEND DEAL Published on: 1st April 2010 by Football Conference Press Release The Football Conference are pleased to announce that Blue Square, part of the Rank Group, has signed a new three year - seven figure deal, to continue as Title Sponsor for all three divisions.
MANAGER Q&A Published on: 24th March 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Andy Hessenthaler is inviting fans to Crabble tonight for a special question and answer evening. Chairman Jim Parmenter and Andy's No2 Darren Hare will also be available to answer questions at the Centre Spot, starting 7.15pm.
STORTFORD PHOTOS & VIDEO Published on: 18th March 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Match highlights and photos of Dover's 2-0 win at Bishop's Stortford on Tuesday. Relive the joy of Whites' travelling fans and the celebrations of Olly Schulz's brace.
DOOR NOT SHUT ON LEE Published on: 12th March 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Andy Hessenthaler says he may live to regret letting Lee Browning leave Crabble and is going to invite the skilful forward, who will soon undergo an operation, back to pre-season training in July.
HESS: NO ORDINARY JOE Published on: 12th March 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS and JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic have today signed midfielder Joe Tabiri on a month's loan from Barnet. The 20 year-old has BlueSquare South experience and Andy Hessenthaler believes he will make a difference as the side look to bounce back.
JIM: DON'T STAYAWAY Published on: 10th March 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Jim Parmenter has urged stayaway Dover fans to return to Crabble and get behind Andy Hessenthaler's men - and warned he will have to cut the wage bill if gates stay at their current low level.
SATURDAY'S BIG GAME Published on: 4th March 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover face two BIG home games in the space of four days, starting on Saturday when play-off rivals Braintree come to Perrys Crabble. Whites boss Andy Hessenthaler is calling for his side to be positive.
JIM: FOOTBALL'S IN A MESS Published on: 2nd March 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter says football is in a huge financial mess and it is time for the authorities to act. Plus, he explains why Dover are not looking to consolidate in BlueSquare South.
GORE LEAVES CRABBLE Published on: 27th February 2010 by Courtesy of yourdover.co.uk Sam Gore has left Dover Athletic after a frustrating season of injury problems. The left back is soon to undergo a double hernia operation. We wish Sam well with his recovery.
BACK TO CRABBLE Published on: 17th February 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites will play on home turf for the first time in five weeks this Saturday against Maidenhead. The persistent injury problems are easing at the right time, except for two long term casualties.
WHITES SIGN A LUIS CANNON Published on: 9th February 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Luis Cumbers today signed on-loan from Gillingham to bolster Whites' firepower for the 14-match run-in.
VETERANS MAKE LAST FOUR Published on: 8th February 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover Athletic Veterans saw off Bromley 4-1 at Hayes Lane in the Isthmian Veterans Cup quarter final. The goals were scored by Steve Cuggy and Paul Chambers, as Dover fans got the chance to watch some of their heroes again.
DAN'S THE MAN FOR HESS Published on: 5th February 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic today completed the signing of Australian-born central defender Daniel Leach on a one-month loan deal from League Two club Barnet.
2010 ACADEMY TRIALS Published on: 2nd February 2010 by Darren Hare, DAFC Academy Trials for next season's intake for the Dover Athletic FC Academy are taking place during half term at the Abbey school in Faversham, on Friday 19th February.
CHRIS GRAVES - RIP Published on: 2nd February 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Avid long-time Dover supporter Chris Graves passed away peacefully at the weekend. Chris worked tirelessly for the various supporters' clubs at Crabble for many years. Everyone at DAFC passes on our condolences to Chris's family at this difficult time.
WHITEHOUSE ON THE LIST Published on: 30th January 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN John Whitehouse has been placed on the transfer list while Craig Cloke is available for a loan move to give him vital match time under his belt.
HESS RELISHES BIG GAME Published on: 29th January 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Andy Hessenthaler is looking forward to one of his biggest games as Dover boss on Saturday, when his side travel to BlueSquare Premier leaders Stevenage for their last 16 FA Trophy tie.
DAVIS LEAVES Published on: 26th January 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Summer-signing Tom Davis has left Dover Athletic by mutual consent today, it has been announced.
MEDIA: HESS INTERVIEWS Published on: 22nd January 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Andy Hessenthaler is featured in the NonLeague24 magazine, profiling the club's adjustment to Blue Square South football. The Dover boss has also previewed the match at Woking.
ROSS SIGNS UP Published on: 18th January 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Dover Athletic can confirm that the reported transfer of Ross Flitney from Croydon Athletic has been completed. The goalkeeper has signed a contract until the end of next season.
GOOD FORTUNE FOR WHITES Published on: 16th January 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Whites fans might be able to look into the future thanks to tarot reader Katie-Ellen Hazeledine.
FLEETWOOD 0 DOVER 1 Published on: 12th January 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Whites produced their best result of the season so far, heroically defending Adam Birchall's 43rd minute goal. Hess's men progress to a last 16 FA Trophy tie against Stevenage or Vauxhall.
FLEETWOOD: "PITCH READY" Published on: 11th January 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Dover Athletic has been given the green light by Fleetwood chairman Andy Pilley to travel for the rearranged FA Trophy tie. The Lancashire club say the warm air dome has thawed the pitch.
DEFENDERS ON HESS RADAR Published on: 8th January 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Andy Hessenthaler is searching for defensive reinforcements, as the club's injury and suspension problems continue to bite into his squad. Hess is in talks with Football League clubs regarding a loan move.
JIM ON TROPHY REPLAY Published on: 8th January 2010 by JUSTIN ALLEN Chairman Jim Parmenter has responded to questions from fans asking why the FA Trophy clash with Fleetwood has been re-arranged for Tuesday - and not a Saturday.
FLEETWOOD PITCH UPDATE Published on: 7th January 2010 by MATTHEW CLEMENTS Fleetwood Town and Dover Athletic have clubbed together to pay the running costs of a frost protection system in an effort to help Saturday's FA Trophy tie beat the weather. The Lancashire club are confident it will go ahead.