Nicked on the river! Fleet players get involved on the Thames

The club would like to say a big thank you to our friends at MVS who helped put on a fantastic ‘Fleet on the River’ event yesterday which resulted in more than 75 trips on the River Thames for disabled young people and their carers. Kenny Clark, Nathan Ashmore, Aaron McLean, Jack Powell and Hooky,…

Join Fleet players at our community river day

Fleet players will be getting shipshape in April for our community “Fleet on the River Day” which is aimed to give local disabled children a fun day out during the Easter holidays. Nathan Ashmore, Danny Kedwell, Jack Powell and Aaron McLean will join Kenny Clark and nautical club mascot Hooky for the day which will take place…

MiddletonMurray back in fresh link-up

Fleet’s former sponsors and partners MiddletonMurray have unveiled a new connection to Stonebridge Road as their pre-Apprenticeship trainees are due to be based at the club from the end of the month. The joint initiative is designed to enable local young people aged 16-24 to unlock their potential and to prepare them for their future careers…

Over 50s fixture arranged + local projects in March

In a week tinged with sad loss and happy memories of both Paul McCarthy and Tony Pilcher, we all look to future memories as the Fleet hopefully sails on to another victory today against East Thurrock United. Helping to create new memories and as promised, Kenny Clark has organised the first competitive EUFC Over 50s…

Community Partners get glimpse at Hub build

As the new main stand really takes shape and the internal fit-out becomes the focus for our principal contractor, TSP, Kenny and I took the chance this week to show our Community Partners around the space that will become the club’s Community Hub by the end of the season. Hard hats were donned by all…

Northfleet Big Local are recruiting

Ebbsfleet United’s Community partners Northfleet Big Local are currently recruiting for a part-time project support worker. Northfleet Big Local is helping local people, groups and organisations invest £1 million of Lottery Funding in projects that will make their community a better place to live. The position for a Project Support Worker will assist the Community…

River Day and Community Day announced by EUFC

New Year 2017 seems an age and three games ago, but the Chinese New Year begins on 28th January and celebrations run for two weeks! Gravesham Council are running a series of events to support these celebrations on Tuesday, 31st January, including a “Waking of the Lion” parade starting from Gravesend Borough Market to Community…

Crossbar Challenge, Part Two…

In September, the first four Fleet squad players recorded their Crossbar Challenge at the club’s training ground and shortly before Christmas, another four likely contenders tried their luck in front of the new stand at Stonebridge Road. So, without further ado, can any of Dave Winfield, Mark Phillips, Stuart Lewis and Sean Shields better the achievements of…

Walk this way…

After the success of the first EUFC Walking Football tournament held back in October, we are delighted to be able to confirm that Steve Gritt and Kenny Clark will be holding trials for what will be the formal EUFC Over 50s Walking Football Squad to compete in the Kent Walking Football League in the 2017/18 season….

Big thanks to Fleet fans from Gravesend MVS

At the Maidenhead game on Saturday 19th November the club welcomed the Gravesend Maritime Volunteer Service to Stonebridge Road to help raise money for the unit. Michael Hegarty (Head of Unit) has written to Fleet club director Stuart Butler-Gallie thanking Fleet fans for their generous support in raising £420 (after Gift Aid) on the day….