Dave Archer to depart CEO role

Ebbsfleet United can confirm that club CEO Dave Archer will be stepping down from his role at the club on Tuesday, 4th February, after serving his three months’ notice at the Kuflink Stadium. It ends a six-year association with the Fleet for Dave, who arrived as general manager in December 2013. Since then, he has…

Ode to Adeloye

Fleet’s very own Major Tom had the ground in his control last night as Tomi Adeloye departed with home fans singing his name following his late double-strike to sink Woking. “It’s a lovely reception from the fans,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “I’ve got a lot of time for people that week in,…

Tristan’s Tomi triumph

Fleet boss Kevin Watson sent some credit assistant manager Tristan Lewis’s way after his right-hand man urged the substitution that changed the game just past the hour mark on Tuesday night. With Fleet trailing to a penalty, Woking might have hoped to coast home with the points, but then came the joy from Adeloye. “Tomi’s…

Fleet 2-1 Woking

Woking’s long wait for a win at the Fleet goes on as two-goal substitute Tomi Adeloye sparked a well-received revival to give the home side all three points. Alan Dowson’s side looked like they had their first win in 15 games and 42 years at Stonebridge Road when a second-half penalty was converted but Adeloye…

Watson praises outstanding centre-back pairing

Fleet boss Kevin Watson had warm words for his current centre-halves – Marvel Ekpiteta and Ayo Obileye – as he resisted the temptation to put skipper Jack King back in that role, preferring him to sit in front of the back line. “I thought my two centre halves were absolutely outstanding,” Watson said. “Even in…

Torquay United 0-0 Fleet

For two sides who had conceded 117 goals between them this season, this goalless draw might not have been the most obvious result before kick-off. But with defences on top and strikers on both sides largely isolated for the bulk of the 90 minutes, stubborn Fleet settled for a hard-fought point in Devon. Kevin Watson…

Fleet pray for Plain sailing on the Riviera

Fleet fans travel to Plainmoor for the first time since their side qualified for the National League play-offs there in 2018 with a very different set of priorities this time around. With the gap to safety eight points (regardless of whether fourth or fifth from bottom becomes the safety marker), the visitors know they have…

Cody closes career at Fleet

Ebbsfleet United and Cody McDonald have parted ways following the cancellation of the striker’s contract by mutual consent. The 33-year-old was Garry Hill’s first signing as manager in November 2018 and he went on to feature 14 times for the Fleet up to last February, scoring three goals. A serious injury sustained in a home…

Trophy tickets available in advance

Advance tickets for the Fleet’s Third Round Buildbase FA Trophy v Royston Town on Saturday, 8th February can be purchased from tomorrow at the game vs Harrogate Town from Main Reception and then weekdays, 9am – 5pm. Supporters can, of course, still pay on the gate on the day but for convenience, tickets will be…