Stalwart Joe rewarded for outstanding service
Joe Clement, of Park Farm Rangers, has won the Mitre Prostar East Kent Youth League’s Brian Jameson Memorial Cup for outstanding service to youth football. The award was presented at the club’s annual meeting at Chartham Village Hall. Joe, 57, who lives in Ashford, has coached club teams for 13 years and served as fixture secretary and now secretary and treasurer. He has been a member of the League council for four years and is also senior registration secretary (under-14s-18s), dealing with more than 2,400 players. Away from football, Joe is a qualified disabled sports instructor.
Park Farm Rangers are holding an open morning at Kingsnorth Parish Field on Saturday from 10am-11.30am. Any players aged between six and 14 are welcome to meet the managers and join in training. Refreshments will be available. For more details go to www. parkfarmrangers.co.uk The club host their annual presentation evening at Homelands on Saturday, July 27 (start 7.30pm). Dan Noden and Chris Clements won Market Hotel’s player-of-the-season awards at the Sunday League club’s presentation day.
Noden won the manager’s trophy, while Clements picked up the players’ prize.
Freddie Thompson won the Everton Wynter Award for most improved player, while Dan Cornell was the club’s top goalscorer.
Mark Cornell was clubman of the year and the Richard Bates Achievement Award went to Paul Kerr.
Hotel’s present team beat the vets 5-3 in a match played before the awards were handed out.