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Dover F.C. 1934-40
1937-38 Season













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Dover won the Kent Amateur League championship for the third year in succession, and reached the finals of the Kent Senior Cup and the Kent Amateur Cup. They also entered the Kent Amateur League Benevolent Cup, the F.A.Cup, and the F.A.Amateur Cup. The Reserve side played in the Dover and District League Division One.

Dover F.C. Statistics 1937-38
Date Opponents Competition Venue Result Gate Scorers
28/8/37 Eythorne Sports KAL PE A 8-1 500 Iddenden 2,Allen 4,Onions 2
4/9/37 Betteshanger Colliery FAC EP A 7-1 400 Iddenden,Scamp 2,Allen 3,Baldwin
18/9/37 Ashford FAC P A 0-3 1,600+ - KENT AMATEUR LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION (EASTERN SECTION)
25/9/37 R.N.Depot(Chatham) FAAC P A 0-1   -
2/10/37 Prince of Wales Volunteers KAL PE A 2-1 2,000 Knowles(pen),Allen SEASON 1937-38 Dover's Results
9/10/37 Wards Sports(Margate) KAL PE H 9-0 1,000- Harris 2,Knowles 5,Baker 2     P W D L F A Pts H A
16/10/37 Chartham Mental Hospital KAL PE H 3-1 1,000+ Hambrook,Harris,Knowles 1 Dover  22 18 1 3 109 28 37 XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
23/10/37 Royal Marines(Walmer) KAL PE A 3-5   Allen 2,Hambrook 2 Prince of Wales Volunteers 22 17 2 3 66 33 36 5-1 2-1
30/10/37 Betteshanger Colliery KAL PE H 8-0   Phillpott 3,Knowles 2,Allen 3 3 Royal Marines (Walmer) 22 12 4 6 55 46 28 7-0 3-5
6/11/37 Wards Sports(Margate) KAL PE A 3-3   Harper,Phillpott,Baker 4 Wards Sports(Margate) 22 11 5 6 56 48 27 9-0 3-3
13/11/37 Prince of Wales Volunteers KAL PE H 5-1   Baker 2,Phillpott 2,Hambrook 5 Chartham Mental Hospital 22 10 6 6 53 36 26 3-1 3-1
20/11/37 Betteshanger Colliery KBC 1 H 10-0   Baker 4,Hambrook,Baldwin 2,Phillpott 2,Lines 6 Deal Town 22 10 4 8 63 48 24 4-1 1-2
27/11/37 Eythorne Sports KAL PE H 10-2 800 Baker 2,Knowles 4(1 pen),Allen,Baldwin 3 7 Ramsgate Grenville 22 8 8 6 56 43 24 2-0 4-2
4/12/37 R.A.F.(Manston) KAL PE A 5-3 150 Knowles,Phillpott 3,Baker 8 R.A.F.(Manston) 22 9 2 11 55 44 20 4-1 5-3
18/12/37 Betteshanger Colliery KAL PE A 9-1   Phillpott 5,Hambrook 2,Knowles,Baldwin 9 Eythorne Sports 22 5 2 15 45 90 12 10-2 8-1
26/12/37 Dover Garrison Friendly(1) H 3-1   Phillpott,Farley,Hambrook 10 Chislet Colliery 22 4 3 15 35 82 11 11-0 1-0
31/12/37 Ramsgate Grenville KAL PE H 2-0   Knowles,Phillpott  11 St.Luke's (Ramsgate) 22 2 5 15 21 59 9 5-0 2-3
8/1/38 Deal Town KAL PE H 4-1   Phillpott,Knowles 2(1 pen),Hall(og) 12 Betteshanger Colliery 22 3 3 16 31 88 9 8-0 9-1
15/1/38 Chartham Mental Hospital KAL PE A 3-1   Baker 2,Phillpott 
22/1/38 Chislet Colliery KAL PE H 11-0   Knowles 4,Phillpott 3,Allen 2,Baker,Lyddon
29/1/38 Aylesford Paper Mills KSC 5Q H 5-3 2,000 Baker 2,Phillpott 2,Allen
5/2/38 R.N.Depot(Chatham) KAC 1 A 1-0   Knowles DOVER & DISTRICT LEAGUE DIVISION ONE
12/2/38 Dartford KSC 1 H 5-1 2,782 Allen 2,Knowles 2,Phillpott SEASON 1937-38 Dover's Results
19/2/38 Chislet Colliery KAL PE A 1-0   Corbet 1 St.Bartholomew's Old Boys 12 11 0 1 56 17 22 1-4 2-6
26/2/38 R.A.F.(Manston) KBC 2 H 5-0 1,500 Baldwin,Phillpott,Knowles 2,Allen 2 Prince of Wales Volunteers 'A' 12 10 0 2 57 18 20 2-12 3-6
5/3/38 Canterbury Waverley KSC 2 H 2-1 4,337 Phillpott,Allen 3 Dover Rovers 12 7 0 5 26 31 14 2-4 1-3
12/3/38 Bromley KAC 2 A 2-2 3,089 (AET, 1-1 at 90 min.)   Phillpott,Allen 4 Devonshire Regiment 'A' 12 6 0 6 30 31 12 2-4 2-3
19/3/38 Bexleyheath & Welling KSC SF H 1-0 4,111 Allen 5 Wootton & District 12 4 1 7 24 25 9 2-2 0-4
26/3/38 Bromley KAC 2 H 3-0 4,290 Phillpott,Knowles,Baker 6 Dover Corporation Employees 12 2 0 10 20 57 4 3-2 2-7
2/4/38 London Paper Mills(Dartford) KAC SF H 1-0 3,892 Baker 7 Dover Reserves 12 1 1 10 22 57 3 XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
9/4/38 Ramsgate Grenville KAL PE A 4-2   Allen,Baker,Hambrook,Thompson(og)
15/4/38 Norsemen Friendly H 0-7   -
16/4/38 Ramsgate St.Luke's KAL PE A 2-3   Jones,Hogg
18/4/38 Northfleet United KSC F (2) 1-2 9,168 Baker
20/4/38 R.A.F.(Manston) KAL PE H 4-1 500 Hambrook 2,Powell,Baldwin
23/4/38 Ramsgate St.Luke's KAL PE H 5-0   Southey,Baker 2,Hambrook 2
28/4/38 Deal Town KAL PE A 1-2 1,000 Baker
30/4/38 Royal Marines(Walmer) KAL PE H 7-0   Baker 4,Durrant,Powell,Raven(og)
5/5/38 Prince of Wales Volunteers KBC SF H 0-2 1,000+ -
14/5/38 Aylesford Paper Mills KAC F (3) 1-3 5,162 Phillpott
(1) Match proceeds donated to the Mayor's Hospital Fund
(2) at Maidstone.
(3) at Folkestone.