We’re all on board, says Watson

Kevin Watson has enjoyed a further week with the Fleet players, having previously had just two days to get his new ideas across before last Saturday’s game against Maidenhead United. And ahead of the Emirates FA Cup clash with Woking, Fleet’s interim boss is determined to stamp his brand of football on the team –…

This is no free hit

The first time Woking assistant manager Martin Tyler came across Fleet’s caretaker boss Kevin Watson was when he commentated for Sky Sports on the former Tottenham midfielder’s debut at Hillsborough in a Premier League clash in 1992. Now the two will come face to face across the Kuflink Stadium’s dugouts as their respective sides go…

Main Stand bar open for Woking Cup match

Ebbsfleet United take on Woking in the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round this Saturday at the Kuflink Stadium. Supporters are reminded this is an all-pay match and season tickets are not valid for cup games. Standard matchday admission applies, with prices listed here. Seat exclusions (those with stickers reserved for season-ticket holders) also do…

Injuries update

Kevin Watson is only expecting one of his injured foursome back in the very near future, with Alex Lawless having trained this week. Aswad Thomas and John Goddard are both sidelined by troublesome ankle injuries, with Goddard awaiting news about a possible operation, while Cody McDonald is still hard at work recovering from February’s ACL…

Dave Archer gets CEO role

Dave Archer will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer at Ebbsfleet United effective from today (Thursday). Having been managing director at the club for almost a year to oversee EUFC’s financial restructuring, Dave will now step into the CEO role and continue his ongoing management of the club’s operations. “This changes very little for…

Albie Morgan: “Fleet’s a good place to show what I can do”

It didn’t take Charlton loanee Albie Morgan very long to find favour with Fleet fans at the Kuflink Stadium on Saturday. Inside the first 20 minutes, he had released Josh Umerah down both the left and right flanks with incisive passes and was then instrumental in Fleet’s goal with a first-time pass out wide towards…

Watson “rightly disheartened” after Fleet loss

Kevin Watson enjoyed watching the passing football on show from his charges this afternoon but was naturally disappointed with the set piece that proved the Fleet’s undoing this afternoon. “They’ll need picking up but that’s my job,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Cole. “They’re rightly disheartened by losing but you switch off from set…

Fleet 1-2 Maidenhead United

Points were the order of the day at the Kuflink Stadium this week but Fleet were yet again left empty-handed as Maidenhead made off with a win on a rain-soaked afternoon. Kevin Watson’s first game in charge showed plenty of promise as Fleet played good football from the start and enjoyed the bulk of possession…

Captain Marvel makes Fleet move

Forrmer Hungerford Town skipper and player of the year Marvel Ekpiteta is the latest signing in the door for the Fleet, joining the club on a three-month loan from League Two title contenders Newport County. The club has had to await international clearance before an announcement on his signing. The 24-year-old central defender, who can…

Maiden voyage for Kevin Watson

After just two games as assistant manager, Kevin Watson has been thrust into the National League limelight as he takes charge of the Fleet for Saturday’s crunch match against Maidenhead United. Following the announcement of the departure of Garry Hill on Thursday, Watson is tasked with a much-needed points gain in the short-term as pundits…