Stand redevelopment given green light

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to announce that planning was granted this evening by Gravesham Borough Council for the redevelopment of the Northfleet/Plough End stand. At a hearing at the Civic Centre on Wednesday night, local councillors gave unanimous approval to the club’s application for redevelopment, removing the final stumbling block to the reconstruction of that section…

Fleet’s final farewell to Chris

More than 100 family, friends and club supporters gave Chris Pilkinton a proper Fleet send-off yesterday at Gravesend crematorium. Tributes were read by Ebbsfleet United director Stuart Butler-Gallie and associate director Jessica McQueen and a service full of Chris’s favourite songs and music included the moving tribute put together by Ed Miller, with help and contributions from many…

Gravesend Messenger’s nine pages of Fleet coverage!

The Gravesend Messenger (out Thursday, May 18th) is packed with Fleet coverage following our win over Chelmsford City in the promotion final last Saturday. With extensive coverage in the sports section courtesy of Steve Tervet, there are also some fan-related write-ups in the news pages plus a wraparound cover devoted to the final. All of which…

Pain and promotion go hand-in-hand for Drury

Andy Drury has been playing through the pain barrier for two months as he sought to get the club over the line and promoted to the National League. An injury which forced him off at St Albans in the second half of Fleet’s 3-0 win there back in March was, at the time, a cause…