New season, new community ventures

Like waiting for Christmas Day, the excitement and anticipation of the start of the new football season is at last over and we all have great hope that Daryl’s squad will get us the promotion that we all crave. The start of the season also brings some frustrations outlined in Peter Varney’s article that we…

MiddletonMurray on the big screen

Any Fleet fans visiting the Showcase Cinema at Bluewater from Friday, July 3rd, might spot a familiar face as the club’s back-of-shirt and community sponsors MiddletonMurray launch their big-screen ‘Become An Apprentice’ advertisement. The advert will be shown at every screen before every film for 12 months. The award-winning recruitment solutions agency earlier this month renewed their…

Back to back for MiddletonMurray

MiddletonMurray – the award-winning recruitment and training company – have renewed both their back-of-shirt and community sponsorships with Ebbsfleet United for the forthcoming 2015/16 season. Having already concluded agreements with Mitsubishi Electric and FFT, this latest deal ensures that all kit sponsorship has now been concluded prior to the players’ return to pre-season training on…

Green light for stadium build

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to have been granted full planning permission for the redevelopment of the Stonebridge Road stand and outline planning approval for the other three sides of the ground following tonight’s meeting at Gravesham Borough Council. The council committee were unanimous in their decision to grant approval with no abstentions and no votes…

Minute’s applause for Stacey

There will be a minute’s applause before Saturday’s kick-off at home to Maidenhead United to commemorate the life of nine-year-old Gravesend girl Stacey Mowle who lost her brave five-year battle against neuroblastoma cancer on Friday morning. Relatives of Stacey, of Trafalgar Road, set up The Stacey Mowle Appeal in the hope of raising £500,000 and the chance…

Roll up for Community Day

The Fleet are finalising preparations for the club’s Community Day on Saturday with first-time visitors from schools and clubs expected to swell the numbers at Stonebridge Road. The football club has been working behind the scenes for several months with local organisations to take the Fleet into the heart of the community as well as…

Fleet reiterate support for Football v Homophobia campaign

Ebbsfleet United Football Club and the Fleet Trust will be making clear their opposition to homophobia in football at the home game with Bromley this Tuesday night. The match is a designated ‘Football v Homophobia’ fixture – a move welcomed by the club directors in support of the 2015 FvH campaign. The Fleet also supported the campaign by holding a designated…

Community Day to play host to bumper crowd

Fleet are expecting a large crowd at home to Hemel Hempstead Town on Saturday February 28  for the club’s Community Day. More than 1,000 tickets have been snapped up by a significant number of local organisations in our bid to foster greater links with the local community and also provide a platform for those organisations to showcase their…

Council leader backs Fleet proposals

The Labour leader of Gravesham Borough Council, John Burden, has added his initial support to Fleet’s stadium ambitions – though cautioned that everything is still subject to planning permission being granted. The Fleet are set to submit their planning proposals this week and Mr Burden told BBC Radio Kent that the club has worked with…

Fleet deliver stadium lowdown

Ebbsfleet United have made public their plans (see images below) for a rebuilt stadium at their existing site at the PHB Stadium, Stonebridge Road. In a series of presentations for supporters and the public tonight at the club, all the visuals relating to the project were on show. The club’s new home is envisaged as a…