Dartford


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Dart·ford

 (därt′fərd)
A municipal borough of southeast England east-southeast of London. The Peasants' Revolt led by Wat Tyler began here in June 1381.

Dartford

(ˈdɑːtfəd)
n
(Placename) a town in SE England, in NW Kent. Pop: 56 818 (2001)
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I was last month at my friend Elliott's, near Dartford.
The whole business of the human race, between London and Dover, being spoliation, Mr Dorrit was waylaid at Dartford, pillaged at Gravesend, rifled at Rochester, fleeced at Sittingbourne, and sacked at Canterbury.
445,181 more drivers are benefitting from discounted journeys than before the introduction of Dart Charge, including at least 8,776 more local residents from Dartford or Thurrock.
Wilkin was right in his summing up of the Dartford loss - Wrexham dominated in possession and territory, and also enjoyed the majority of the chances, but failed to make them count, save for replacement Louis Moult's effort at 2-0 down.
Despite taking the lead through Craig Curran, Dartford snatched victory with two late goals and Daish said the team needs to improve as a defensive unit.
Impressively, Kidderminster have yet to concede a goal and a typically determined display in the final 20 minutes snuffed out a late push for a leveller by Dartford.
He said: "It was a long trip home from Dartford, it took five and a half hours to get back, so tiredness might be a problem, but it's a good game for us.
I was really pleased with the way we played against Dartford, and on another day we could have won by a much more convincing scoreline," he said.
Dartford produced a powerful recovery after Wrexham had dominated the first half.
Dartford won the 'Battle of Kent', beating Bromley 4-2 at home to reach the last eight, while two goals from Liam Needham and another from Jason St Juste served up the 3-0 victory for the Shaymen over Blue Square South Chelmsford City.
Mr Dartford said: "We will absolutely not compromise on community safety or fire-fighter safety and we will seek to protect as many livlehoods within the organisation as possible.
Conference South Dartford were leading until defender John McCombe spared League Two Port Vale the embarrassment of a first-round defeat.