Kent Senior Trophy

The DFDS Kent Senior Trophy

About the DFDS Kent Senior Trophy

The Kent Senior Trophy features Teams competing at Steps 5 & 6 of the football pyramid, from the Southern Counties East & Southern Amateur Leagues. The current holders are Punjab United who defeated Deal Town last season in front of nearly 2000 spectators at Maidstone United's Gallagher Stadium. This season will see Faversham Town and Corinthian in the Competition following their relegation from the Isthmian League whilst Red Velvet will also feature as current holders of the Kent Intermediate Challenge Shield.

Competition rules

Download the Rules of the DFDS Kent FA Senior Trophy 2023/24 here.

Second Round Draw

Teams entering in season 2023-24

Bearsted Hollands & Blair
 Snodland Town
 Canterbury City  Holmesdale  Sporting Club Thamesmead
 Corinthian  K Sports  Stansfeld
 Croydon  Kennington  Staplehurst Monarchs
 Deal Town  Larkfield & New Hythe  Sutton Athletic
 Erith Town  Lewisham Borough  Tunbridge Wells
 Faversham Strikeforce  Lordswood  VCD Athletic
 Faversham Town  Lydd Town  Welling Town
 FC Elmstead  Meridian VP  West Wickham
 Fisher  Red Velvet  Whitstable Town
 Glebe  Rochester United  
 Greenways   Rusthall  


For competition queries

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Round Dates

Round Date
Preliminary Round 16/09/23 Results
1st Round 14/10/23 to 18/10/23 Results
2nd Round 25/11/23 to 09/01/24 Results
Quarter-Final 13/01/24 to 23/01/24 Results
Semi-Final 17/02/24 to 20/02/24 Results
Final 14/04/24 Fixture


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