Season Review Part 1: The summer

A summer of immense change at the club lay ahead once 2018/19 had been put to bed, Fleet having made a titanic effort to gatecrash the play-offs for a second season running but coming up just short following an indifferent final month to the season. The squad retention, as expected given the announcements about financial…

Club statement as 2019/20 season concludes

Firstly, our staff and players would like to send our best wishes to all of our supporters and sponsors during the current lockdown situation. Particularly the club would like to acknowledge the number of our players, supporters and staff who have volunteered their time to contribute to community causes and charitable fundraising efforts for the…

National League Statement: remaining League matches to be cancelled

National League clubs were asked to support an ordinary resolution on 9 April to end the Playing Season for all fixtures scheduled up to and including 25 April 2020.  With almost 90% of responses returned it is evident a clear majority of clubs are in favour, including a majority of clubs in each of the…

King of the road

Skipper Jack King is the Fleet man raising money for charity in the latest football-related fundraiser for the NHS. Hartlepool United defender Myles Anderson has begun a campaign called ‘Myles for the NHS’ and already chalked up £3,000. He and fellow National League footballers are seeking to raise a substantial amount of money for NHS…

On This Day: April 18th

Solihull Moors would have been the final visitors of this season to the Kuflink Stadium today and who knows what would have been riding on the occasion by this stage, a day that was also to have seen the Fleet squad join their shirt sponsors in the Main Stand bar for presentations. As it is,…

Paul Saunders

Ebbsfleet United are hugely saddened to learn of the death of supporter Paul Saunders. As a club staff and wider supporters’ family, the Fleet echo the words of Supporters Trust chairman John Burgess who said, “It is with great sadness that I have to inform members of the Fleet Supporters’ Trust and all supporters of…

Vanarama launches Covid-19 small business support team

National League title sponsors Vanarama has launched the Covid-19 Small Business Support Team. The initiative will provide information and guidance for clubs, sole traders, the self-employed and small limited companies on how to access the funding available from the UK Government during the Covid-19 pandemic. The free to use service provided by Vanarama can be…

National League thanks Premier for advance payment

The National League wishes to place on record its gratitude to the Premier League for an advance in its annual solidarity payments. The Premier League unanimously voted to send funds to The National League three months earlier than originally scheduled. Reflecting on their decision, National League Chairman, Brian Barwick, said: “I am delighted that the…

On This Day: April 13th

This Easter Monday we were due to play Notts County at Meadow Lane – but it’s a ground we’re seemingly destined never to walk out at! Back in 2000, Fleet were denied a replay there in the FA Cup despite a late rally and went out 2-1. Three years later, we were seconds away from…

Fleet Trust help urgent charity minibus replacement

Unfortunately the Covid-19 situation didn’t only put paid to the Good Friday clash against Boreham Wood, it also meant our friends at Alzheimers & Dementia Support Services were unable to present their session at the Kuflink Stadium or make use of a bucket collection at the ground. What’s more, we have learned this week that…