APM Contrast boss Kris Browning: I would hope to gain a top eight finish this season, but at this present time we’re just happy to be in the Kent Invicta League and gaining experience
APM CONTRAST manager Kris Browning says the club is moving in the right direction.
The artist formerly known as Aylesford Paper Mills are in the top eight in their debut Kent Invicta League campaign on 22 points from 15 games, having won six, drawn four and lost five of their league outings.
The Paperboys welcome Kent Football United to Station Road tomorrow, playing a side managed by Metrogas’ successful former manager Roy Davies.
The Dartford based outfit are sitting in the bottom five, having won five, drawn four and lost six of their league games.
“We are looking forward to our home game tomorrow against Kent Football United,” said Bristol-born Browning.
“They beat us 1-0 a couple of months ago, but we felt we deserved a draw.
“They are managed by Roy Davies, who I’ve done battle with before when he was at Metrogas.
“Roy is a good football man and a decent fella as well.
“We are three unbeaten with three clean sheets so confidence is high.
“We have done ok so far to be fair in our first season in the Invicta League and haven’t been disappointed with our results.
“We got off to a good start at the beginning of the campaign but then this led to other clubs noticing this which in turn we lost four or five players to some clubs in higher leagues and clubs in our division with budgets.
“I’ve managed to replace these players with youngsters from our youth set-up and even though it was difficult for them to begin with, they are progressing well now.
“We are now also getting a lot of players contacting us in regards to joining us so we must be doing something right.
“I’m also in touch with Maidstone United and they have given us a couple of their academy players which has helped us out. Our average age in the first team at the moment is 22-years-old!”
Browning says he appreciates the more professional approach from the club, in what is their debut season in the Kent Invicta League.
“Joint-chairmen Paul Atkins and Phil Hudson have been a great help this season,” said Browning.
“We don’t have to pay subs or a signing on fee. They have put together a committee who again are a great help and for once the club is moving in the right direction.
“I would hope to gain a top eight finish this season, but at this present time we’re just happy to be in the Kent Invicta League and gaining experience.”
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APM Contrast v Kent Football United
Pain & Glory Sports Kent Invicta League
Saturday 28th November 2015
Kick Off 2:00pm
At Cobdown Sports & Social Club, Station Road, Ditton, Aylesford, Kent ME20 6AU