Kent stars come out in force to honour Syko

Thursday 06th April 2006

Over forty Kent football stars will be turning out in force for the SYKO CHALLENGE at Hartsdown Park, Margate on Sunday, 30th April.

“We have had a wonderful response from the Kent Football Family and have a very impressive list of Paul’s team mates and opponents,” said a statement on

“We do anticipate one or two other signings over the next couple of weeks.”

List of players:

Mo Takaloo (Maidstone United)
James Simpson (unattached - formerly Dartford)
Tony Kessell (Folkestone Invicta)
Bill Edwards (Margate)
Steve Norman (Folkestone Invicta)
Adam Flanagan (Folkestone Invicta)
Kevin Watson (Folkestone Invicta)
Mark Saunders (Folkestone Invicta)
Steve Best (Chatham Town)
Karl Emmerick (unattached - formerly Margate)
Dean Yorath (Hythe Town)
Aaron Perry (Whitstable Town)
Wesley Hammond (Deal Town)
Anthony Henry (Dartford)
Steve Hafner (Dartford)
Paul Sawyer (Dartford)
Charlie Mitten (Margate)
John Guest (Welling United)
Ryan Briggs (Dartford)
Steve Robinson (Dartford)
Tommy Osborne (Dartford)
Darren Penfold (Dartford)
Richard Avery (Dartford)
Phil Collins (unattached - formerly Margate and Cray Wanderers)
Phil Miles (Chatham Town)
Graham Porter (unattached - formerly Margate and Gravesend & Northfleet)
Paul Lamb (Folkestone Invicta)
Scott Lindsay (Maidstone United)
Jay Saunders (Gravesend & Northfleet)
Martin Buglione (Great Wakering Rovers)
Karl May (Chatham Town)
Lee Turner (Southend United goalkeeping coach)
Steve Marriner (Hinckley United - ex Dartford)
Iain O'Connell (Great Wakering Rovers’ player boss)
Lee Shearer (Folkestone Invicta)
Mark Munday (Ramsgate)
Mark Harrop (unattached - formerly Margate)
Lee Williams (unattached - formerly Margate)
Paul O'Brien (unattached - formerly Margate)
Andy Morris (Ashford Town reserve team assistant manager - formerly Folkestone Invicta)
Pat Sykes
Peter Sykes

There will also be a surprise half time event including “on the pitch” performances by:
Tony Burman (Dartford boss)
Neil Cugley (Folkestone Invicta boss)
Tommy Sampson (Horsham YMCA assistant boss)

Meanwhile, gate prices have been announced the event, which will be payable on the gate.

£5 (adults)
£1 (under 16s)

Programmes will also be available at £2 each

Gates open at 12:30.