Former Fleet player Ken Jones passes away

Ebbsfleet United is saddened to learn of the death of our former player Ken Jones, aged 87. Wing-half Ken played for the Fleet in the early 1950s, making 55 appearances and scoring once. Signed from Southend United in July 1952, he went on to become Sports Editor and Chief Sports Writer at the Daily Mirror…

Charity walk calls in at Kuflink Stadium

A charity walk in support of Prostate Cancer UK taking in various Kent football grounds called into Fleet’s Kuflink Stadium on Wednesday. Kevin Webber is an ambassador for Prostate Cancer UK and he has embarked on an incredible series of walking challenges, the latest being part of the launch of the #MANarama campaign. Kevin, who…

MANARAMA League backs Prostate Cancer UK

For a second successive season, The National League has once again changed its competition name on a temporary basis in support of official charity partners Prostate Cancer UK. The League’s sponsors and long-time supporters of Prostate Cancer UK, Vanarama, have again agreed to use their sponsorship in support of the leading men’s health charity until…

Ball hopes Fleet are off their chain

Ebbsfleet midfielder James Ball is hopeful that first home win and clean sheet can lead to bigger things as his side shrugged off the low of Barrow to deliver the high of Barnet. “It felt great,” Ball told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “It’s been a long time coming. Obviously you want to pay the…

All about character, says Hendon

Fleet assistant manager Ian Hendon saw his old side Barnet put to the sword after a troubling weekend for his current club and he said the response was all about character. The former Barnet defender was given the media-reaction responsibilities by Garry Hill following Fleet’s 3-0 win on Tuesday night. “Garry’s delighted with the result…

Fleet 3-0 Barnet

A lot, lot better was what Garry Hill asked for and a lot, lot better was what Garry Hill got. Ebbsfleet achieved their first win at home, their first clean sheet and their first three-goal tally to lift themselves three places off the bottom of the league with a fine win over play-off-chasing Barnet. Supporters…

Can Fleet be stung into action on home soil?

The Bees are in town but Fleet have a huge challenge on their hands to get the Kuflink Stadium buzzing after Saturday’s defeat to Barrow. It was no understatement when Garry Hill said his side would “have to do a lot, lot better” than the “very sorry” team that trooped off after 90 minutes but how…

It’s up to us to perform, says Grimes

Back in the starting lineup for the home defeat to Barrow, defender Jamie Grimes shared the frustrations of Fleet fans and his fellow players as his side crashed to a seventh defeat of the season. The 28-year-old summer signing from Macclesfield Town says his teammates are desperate to carve out three points on home soil…

“The league table doesn’t lie, we’re in a battle”

Garry Hill has given his side time to respond to a poor August and get points on the board but Fleet’s first defeat of September had the manager admitting that the league table’s home truths are pretty much where his side are right now. “I feel for the supporters and I feel for the owner…

Fleet 0-3 Barrow

“You can’t paint over cracks and make excuses,” said Garry Hill following Fleet’s capitulation at home to a Barrow side whose goals at the beginning of each half set them on the way to a convincing victory. Ebbsfleet’s away performances have been improving but, as against Aldershot, this return to home soil saw all confidence…