Firth goes forth with Fleet

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to welcome Academy goalkeeper Harrison Firth to the squad, with the 17-year-old rewarded for his progress this season by being registered for first-team duties. Firth played in the Kent Senior Cup for the club last season and in 2020/21 has grasped his training opportunities alongside Dennis Kutrieb’s first-team squad with both…

First-team friendly is first step in Kutrieb’s youth philosophy

Fleet youngsters Warren Beattie and Emilio Regini-Moran were given an excellent opportunity last week to develop in the club’s first-team environment as they rounded off a memorable few days by appearing at Sutton United in a practice match. As part of Dennis Kutrieb’s desire for closer ties and a clear developmental path for promising players…

Academy striker in NHS charity bid

Fleet academy frontman Jack Hardy has teamed up with rival Maidstone United player Alfie Whitnell with the pair aiming to run more than 200km in two weeks and raise funds alongside the effort. Hardy, 17, led the line for the Fleet in our Kent Senior Cup tie at Ramsgate earlier in the year and together…

Ramsgate 4-0 Fleet

The final scoreline in this Kent Senior Cup Round Two tie was tough on the Fleet’s academy side who matched their opponents for a good 70 minutes and it was no surprise that all four goals came from the Rams’ subs’ bench, those changes turning the game in their favour. With Danny Kedwell on Havant…

Applications open for 2020 Academy trials

Applications are now open for trials at Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side for the 2020/21 season. Applications are welcome from players aged 16–18 years of age and currently studying in Years 11/12. If you feel that EUFC Academy is the place that you would like to continue developing both as a player and academically, then to…

Achuba makes it two for the Academy

A second Academy player has made the step up to the first-team squad with defender Mathew Achuba signing and being handed the No.16 shirt ahead of the weekend kick-off. Achuba made his senior league debut at Bromley at the end of last season, playing 23 minutes when he replaced Arif Omar at Hayes Lane. He…

Last few Academy places to be filled

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy is celebrating the elevation of its latest prospect to the first-team squad and is now offering a handful of players the chance to fill the final few places for our forthcoming 2019/20 season. Managed by former Ebbsfleet, AFC Wimbledon and Gillingham legend Danny Kedwell, the Fleet Academy side will this season play…

K Sports 3-4 Fleet

Goals by Gozie Ugwu, Ayo Obileye (2) and Academy player Tahjae Anderson gave Fleet victory at Cobdown this afternoon against SCEFL Premier Division side K Sports. It was the opening pre-season friendly for both clubs and Fleet travelled with four trialists and seven Academy players in their squad. But it was the 10 current first-teamers…

Further U8s trial added this month

Ebbsfleet United’s academy and youth setup has added another trial for our U8s age group this month. That will take place at Elite Venue, Dunkirk Close, Gravesend from 10.00–11.30am on 22nd June (directions here). Parents/guardians of potential players who wish to book for this trial should contact Nathan Bullas on Nathan.bullas@eufcelite.com, providing their son’s name,…

U13s take runners-up spot in Dutch tournament

Ebbsfleet United’s U13s chalked up a huge achievement in making the final of the Dutch Soccer Youth Cup following a weekend tournament in the Netherlands. The Fleet lads were edged out by just a solitary goal in the final by fellow English club PSA but with a small squad and having had to play five…