Hawks drop in on Good Friday

Ebbsfleet United’s home match against Whitehawk has been brought forward 24 hours and will now be played on Friday, April 3rd, kick-off at 3pm. As has been the case in many previous seasons, the earlier date gives the squad another 24 hours recovery time ahead of their Bank Holiday Monday game, which this season sees…

Sess on season-long loan to Sutton

Fleet full-back Chris Sessegnon has joined Sutton United on loan until the end of the season. The 21-year-old defender joined from Dover in August 2013 and has made 16 appearances for the Fleet this season, scoring once at Maidenhead, and in all has made 35 starts and 21 substitute appearances for the club. He has…

Hooky New Year!

Santa may have departed for another year but the world’s favourite pirate makes a storming return on New Year’s Day against Chelmsford City as club mascot Hooky returns after a long lay-off through injury. After breaking his arm earlier this year, Hooky was facing the prospect of having a metal hook on the ends of…

Fleet land Marsh on Christmas Eve

Ebbsfleet United have signed striker Tyrone Marsh from Oxford United on a free transfer. The Bedford-born front man signs on his 21st birthday on an 18-month contract, less than 24 hours after almost knocking Fleet out of the FA Trophy by scoring for Welling United. Marsh grabbed the second goal in last night’s replay to give his…

Turner returns to Fleet

Goalkeeper Jamie Turner has returned to the club from Welling United, signing Conference forms for the club this morning. The 34-year-old was a hero of Fleet’s Ryman League-winning squad in 2001/02, proving to be an extremely capable and reliable goalkeeper as Andy Ford’s side conceded only 33 goals on their way to promotion. He played…

Fleet to ring changes for replay

Jamie Day will use the Trophy replay at Welling United on Tuesday evening (23rd) to size up more of his squad as he shuffles his pack ahead of the second in a four-game run over the Christmas period. He told FleetOnline this morning that Saturday’s defeat at home to Weston-super-Mare illustrated exactly where he needs…

Weston or Welling – Day gets there in the end

Jamie Day and his staff are as eager as the Fleet fans to finally get started tomorrow after the postponed game at Welling meant the new manager’s first game in charge reverted once more to Weston-super-Mare. In a three-page interview in tomorrow’s programme, Day admits to having had “a strange week” after the equally strange situation…

Hard Day’s Night

Jamie Day has already run the gamut of emotions in his first week at Ebbsfleet United as his on-off reunion with Welling United reverted to off once more – as did many of the lights in the ground as the night’s FA Trophy replay was postponed. The Park View Road floodlights were off in the…

Don’t be a mug this Christmas…

If one gift has gone down well this festive season, it’s the new Ebbsfleet United mug! Sold out on Saturday, disappointed Fleet shoppers are now advised by Lucy Humphreys in the club office that the shelves have been replenished with a further 100 mugs. Get yours quickly by visiting the club shop during office hours…

New coaching team takes shape

The club announced this afternoon that Barry Ashby (pictured) has been appointed as assistant manager and Dean Frost as first-team coach. They both join from Welling United where they previously worked under new manager Jamie Day. As part of the new structure, Steve Gritt becomes chief scout and former first-team coach David Jupp has left the club….