The Kent Senior Cup, sponsored by Kent Reliance celebrated its 125th anniversary last season by taking the final back to Priestfield Stadium, home of Gillingham FC, Ebbsfleet United lifted the iconic trophy, defeating Dover Athletic.
|Kent FA Senior Trophy sponsored by Darenth Print & Design
This year’s competition will see all first round ties will played on Saturday 18th October, with the second round played on Saturday 29th November.
Tunbridge Wells, 2012-13 winners, will look to go on another trophy run after being knocked out by eventual winners Ebbsfleet United in the Senior Cup last season when they open their campaign at home to Woodstock Sports. The winner of that tie will travel to the victors of Rusthall and Gravesham Borough for a place in the quarter finals.
Last seasons Challenge Shield winners Sheppey United also enjoyed promotion to the Kent Invicta League and will be looking to make an impression on this competition as well. They start their campagin at home to Sevenoaks Town, with the winners at home to either Greenwich Borough or West Wickham in the next round.
The final is scheduled for Sunday 12th April 2015
|Kent FA Intermediate Cup sponsored by Kent FootGolf
Holders Hollands & Blair open the defence of the trophy at home to Sutton Athletic, with the winners earning a home draw against either Lewisham Borough or West Wickham. Tonbridge Angels, Intermediate Cup winners 5 times in the last 10 years, have a rich heritage in this competition and will face Meridian VP at Longmead in the opening round, with an away tie with Corinthian awaiting the winners. The luck of the draw sees last year’s beaten finalists Lordswood have a bye into the second round, where they will host Ramsgate for a place in the Quarter Finals.
The final is scheduled for Wednesday 8th April 2015.
|Kent FA Intermediate Challenge Shield supported by Demelza Hospice
A goal worthy of winning any game let alone a Cup Final sealed Metrogas the Kent Intermediate Shield (sponsored by Demelza Hospice Care for Children) at the expense of a battling Bexley side in front of a sizeable Saturday night crowd at Sporting Club Thamesmead.
|Kent Women’s Cup sponsored by She Kicks
Gillingham Ladies lifted the Kent Women's Cup for a historic fourth season in a row. The FA WPL outfit were given a scare by London Corinthians who took a two goal lead in with was to prove a thrilling 5-3 final score line.
Kent Women’s Plate sponsored by She Kicks
Bromley Ladies avenged last season's final defeat to Herne Bay beating a determined and skilful Prince of Wales team 3-1 in the Women's Plate final at Chatham Town FC.
|Kent Saturday Junior Cups & Sunday Cups sponsored by Kent Reliance
This season will see changes to the Cup final events, and a rewards programme in partnership with sponsors Kent Reliance.
Saturday & Sunday Junior Cup Finals
All junior Cup finals will be played for the first time this season at Maidstone United’s Gallagher Stadium. The Saturday Junior Cup finals will be played on Saturday 18th April and the Sunday Junior Cup finals on Sunday 19th April, with all three finals games played back-to-back on each day.
The Gallagher Stadium is a FIFA 2-star rated all-weather surface, the highest standard of artificial surface and sanctioned for World Cup qualifying matches. The stands will be open for supporters on the finals day, as will the catering and bar areas. Entry fees will allow spectators to see all three games if they wish and the finals day will be more heavily promoted in the lead up to the event than in recent years. There will also be a series of additional football development events on the finals day to promote adult men’s 11-a-side football.
The revamped finals days are part of the county’s strategy to promote adult men’s 11-a-side football, where participation is in decline across the country.
This season will also see a rewards programme for teams entered in the grassroots football cups as part of the sponsorship package from Kent Reliance. Clubs can win a series of prizes of kit and equipment over the season, including the finalists in all 6 Cups.
| Boys Youth Cups sponsored by Europa Sports
Bromley lifted the Under 13s Cup courtesy of a win against Maidstone United. Read the full report here.
Meridian VP produced a professional display to beat Thamesmead Town in the Under 14s Cup final. Read the report here.
Welling United enjoyed double victory in the Under 15s and Under 16s Cup.
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Girls Youth Cups sponsored by Europa Sports
Gravesham Girls lifted the Under 14s Cup after overcoming a strong Real Gima side.
Phoenix Sports produced an outstanding performance to beat Swale Ladies in the Under 16s Cup Final.
|Veterans Cup sponsored by Kool Pak
The second season of the Veterans Cup will start on Saturday 11th October. Phoenix Sports will return to try and make it a hat trick of cup wins, but will face stiff competition from sides such as the last 2 finalists Chartham Sports Club and Tankerton as well as new entrants Hollands & Blair.
The Veterans Cup final will be held on Wednesday 1st April 2015.
For enquiries regarding County Cup fixtures or cup administration, contact Dwayne Ellis on email@example.com.