1893–94 New Brompton F.C. season

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New Brompton
1893–94 season
Chairman H.G. Croneen
Manager none
FA Cup First Qualifying Round
FA Amateur Cup tbc
Highest home attendance no home attendances recorded
Home colours

The 1893–94 season was the first season in which football club New Brompton F.C. (later renamed Gillingham F.C.) competed. The club did not play in a league, but played a large number of friendlies and matches in local cup competitions as well as taking part in the qualifying rounds of the FA Cup and FA Amateur Cup.

Friendlies[edit]

New Brompton's first ever match was at home to the reserves of Woolwich Arsenal on 2 September 1893, a match which the away team won 5–1.[1]

FA Cup[edit]

New Brompton entered at the first qualifying round stage, but lost 6–3 away to Ilford. A.Jenner scored two goals and D.Hutcheson the third.[1]

FA Amateur Cup[edit]

New Brompton beat Maidstone United and Royal Scots Fusiliers before losing 1–2 to Royal Ordnance.[1]

Kent Senior Cup[edit]

New Brompton were eliminated by Dartford.[1]

Chatham Charity Cup[edit]

New Brompton won this minor local competition, beating Sheppey United 3–1 in the final on 14 April.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Brown, Tony (2003). The Definitive Gillingham F.C.: A Complete Record. Soccerdata. p. 12. ISBN 1-899468-20-X.