A World Tour of Kent- Part Six- Folkestone Invicta

It was nice to be back at the BuildKent Stadium. Perhaps this is the year we get to return for a promotion party?

The next stop on our Kentish Road Trip (which was nothing like the film, by the way) was Cheriton Road, the home of that wonderful stripy side Folkestone Invicta.

Invicta were well placed for promotion when last season came to an end, and have been very strong in pre-season, defeating Chatham Town, Deal Town, Cray Valley PM, Faversham Town, Hastings United, Herne Bay, Whitstable Town and Ashford United. They did lose the first one in the sequence, to Ramsgate, but their pre-season stats show nine matches played, eight victories, twenty four goals scored and nine conceded. If that can continue into the new Pitching In Isthmian Premier season they will at the very least be rather exciting to watch.

They have one more friendly, hosting Dover Athletic tomorrow, before the real stuff starts with the visit of Worthing on September 19th.

Welcome to Invicta

Welcome to Invicta

A glossy welcome sign

In Memoriam- a wonderful idea remembering those who have made a difference

A socially distanced area for refreshments

Main stand

The covered terrace

A terrace where you can watch football and cricket at the same time

End to end

Space for wheelchair users

Away...

,,,Home

The positioning of this stand is no good for our OCD

Players and Officials only

Club Shop

The teams v Ashford United (6-1)

The covered terrace from under the cover!

A corner flag shot- minus corner flag

The other end to end!

Where next?

A trio of Wasps Three more impressive signings for East Grinstead Town- including one from Dorking Wanderers and another from Kingstonian
Four return for Town Witham announce a quartet

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