Fleet announce retained list

Ebbsfleet United have today released a playing-squad retained list of 10 following meetings with the players on Thursday night. The club has seven contracted players on the list as follows:Ebou AdamsNathan AshmoreMichael CheekJack KingSean ShieldsCorey WhitelyLawrie Wilson Furthermore, three players have a clause in their contracts that triggers an offer for the 2019/20 season and…

Pitch regeneration gets under way

Work on the Kuflink Stadium’s pitch has got under way within the first week of the close season. The club has started early on pitch regeneration well ahead of the 2019/20 season, with the initial work commencing today and continuing all week. Fleet’s managing director Dave Archer said, “We wanted to start work on the…

Final chance for earlybird offer

Today (Tuesday) is the last chance to take advantage of the earlybird season ticket, with savings of up to £108 to be had on normal matchday admission for 2019/20. There will also be late opening this evening to 7.30pm at the Kuflink Stadium reception. Earlybird season-ticket prices have been frozen at the 2018/19 level despite…

“I certainly want to stay,” says Fleet boss

Garry Hill didn’t read too much into his side’s 5-1 humbling at Hayes Lane this afternoon with far more pressing matters to be decided for the club in the summer ahead. And the manager said he’s more than up for the challenges to be faced as he seeks assurances in advance of a close-season of…

Bromley 5-1 Fleet

A second-half onslaught from Bromley closed out Fleet’s difficult season as the home side eased to what was a token three points in this ‘dead rubber’ of a fixture – but one that Neil Smith’s team more than deserved. Fleet ended the season with opportunities for some who had lacked first-team chances and Jonathan Miles…

PREVIEW: Bromley

As final games of the season go, Fleet supporters are in uncharted territory, this being only the second time in six years there hasn’t been the promise of extending the campaign beyond its limits. Eighth place is the maximum the squad can achieve now, with Gateshead (home to Barrow) and Sutton United (away at Dover)…

Advance tickets for Bromley game

Fleet fans can save on the admission price for Saturday’s game at Hayes Lane versus Bromley by purchasing tickets in advance. Online purchase is available here with adult tickets costing £15, over 65s £10 and U16s/students £5 (U16s FREE when accompanied by a paying adult). All prices are detailed at the link above. Supporters can…

“It was Dover’s day” says Hill as play-off hopes are dashed

Garry Hill picked over the bones of Fleet’s second successive 1-0 defeat at home and believed Dover were worthy winners on an afternoon where his own side never quite grasped the nettle. “We knew it was going to be a tough game and it proved that way,” he said. “A local derby, Dover have been…

Fleet 0-1 Dover Athletic

Fleet’s play-off ambitions finally fell by the wayside as Dover gatecrashed the last home game of the season to deservedly make off with all three points. Alfie Pavey’s second-half goal as the visitors finally converted one of their chances was enough and Fleet were unable to really test Lee Worgan to haul themselves back into…

Nathan Ashmore scoops second player of the year award

Congratulations to Nathan Ashmore who becomes the first Fleet player this century to win the Supporters’ Player of the Year award in successive seasons. And Nathan is the fourth player from our records* to win two player-of-the-year awards – fellow goalkeeper Paul Burnham won twice in 1985 and 1992; Jimmy Jackson did it in 1996…