Captains of industry

Garry Hill has officially named three of his players to positions of responsibility ahead of the kick-off on Saturday v FC Halifax Town. The Fleet boss has selected a team captain, a vice captain and a club captain as he seeks to knit together an industrious side that has been unbeaten in pre-season. Jack King…

Achuba makes it two for the Academy

A second Academy player has made the step up to the first-team squad with defender Mathew Achuba signing and being handed the No.16 shirt ahead of the weekend kick-off. Achuba made his senior league debut at Bromley at the end of last season, playing 23 minutes when he replaced Arif Omar at Hayes Lane. He…

Hill happy with squad balance ahead of season

Garry Hill isn’t quite done, perhaps, with his squad building but he goes into the big kick-off on Saturday satisfied with his work to date. The manager will be adding another Academy graduate to his squad later this morning and is keeping tabs on another couple of players that he has, for reasons beyond his…

Last few Academy places to be filled

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy is celebrating the elevation of its latest prospect to the first-team squad and is now offering a handful of players the chance to fill the final few places for our forthcoming 2019/20 season. Managed by former Ebbsfleet, AFC Wimbledon and Gillingham legend Danny Kedwell, the Fleet Academy side will this season play…

Prediction Leagues up and running

The Fleet’s “just for fun” prediction leagues are up and running once more. The club prediction league, run by Ian Dickety, whereby fans score points for Fleet results, scorelines, scorers and attendances is live and accept re-registration at this link: https://predictionleague.club/ebbsfleet/player And the Premier League’s fantasy football competition also has a league solely made up…

Squad numbers issued

As the Kuflink Stadium gears up for the new Vanarama National League season, the last-minute preparations are in hand before the kick-off v FC Halifax Town on Saturday. One other piece of form-filling has been completed with the players’ squad numbers allotted as on the graphic below. Nathan Ashmore, Jack King and Myles Weston keep…

From A to Z… Zach signs up

Following the signing of Alfie Egan yesterday, the Fleet have agreed a contract with academy midfielder Zach Dainkeh. The youngster, formerly on the books of Charlton Athletic as a youth player, is a central midfielder with attacking instincts who featured in Kent Senior Cup games for the club last season. This summer he has been…

Vanarama National League Fleet fan preview

League sponsors Vanarama have been getting the fans’ perspective ahead of the new season – which kicks off this Saturday – Fleet follower Steve Boem offers his take on next season… The new season is nearly upon us – what have Ebbsfleet fans got to look forward to? With virtually a new squad, Garry has bought in…

Egan fits the Fleet plan

Trialist midfielder Alfie Egan has today made his stay at the Kuflink Stadium permanent. The 21-year-old Londoner left AFC Wimbledon this summer after coming through the club’s youth ranks and he has featured in five pre-season friendlies for the Fleet. Egan, who has appeared 28 times for the Dons and also represented Sutton United, East…

We’ve got all season to have a go at this

Fleet’s assistant manager Ian Hendon is raring to go as he and boss Garry Hill put pre-season to bed last night. Hendon insists the management staff are optimistic about the season ahead especially now that he and Hill have more than six months to mould the squad their way. “I’m confident in the squad of…