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FIVE FACTS: Folkestone Invicta

Here's Five Facts on Folkestone Invicta Football Club ahead of our Away fixture on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Did you know..?

Folkestone Invicta
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Worthing
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Sat 23 Mar, 2019 Isthmian Premier Division

1. The club’s first ever meeting was an FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round Tie on 24th September 1994. A game Worthing won 2-1 on their way to a First Round Match at Bournemouth.

2. Midfielder and Player-Coach, Michael Everitt holds The Invicta appearance record, after turning out more than six hundred times for them.

3. It’s a little more than ten years now since Welling United dished out a record-equalling 7-1 defeat to The Stripes; almost sixteen years to the day that Crockenhill did it first.

4. Former Prime Minister – of New Zealand – William Hall-Jones was born and raised in the Kent Seaside Town.

5. Finally, should anyone feel brave enough, the average sea temperature at Folkestone is 7.5 C / 45.5 F at this time of year (!)