First-team registration for Academy quintet

Following hot on the heels of Arif Omar’s elevation to first-team status, five more Fleet academy youngsters have signed (non-contract) registration forms. Danny Kedwell was at the Kuflink Stadium this afternoon to oversee proceedings as (pictured from left, below) Zach Dainkeh, Zine-Eddine Gaoua, Daniel Rowe, James Magri and Mathew Achuba signed on the dotted line….

PREVIEW: Maidstone United

Kent derbies are very much like London buses for Garry Hill. He hasn’t experienced a single one in his managerial career but three come along in the next five weeks as Fleet go in search of their first win against local rivals in 2018/19. Two draws and a defeat have been Fleet’s lot in Kent…

Maidstone: away supporters info

Saturday’s game at Maidstone United is not all-ticket and away supporters can pay on the gate on the day. Admission prices for the 2018/19 season are: Adults: £15.00; Concessions (65+/students with valid ID): £12.00; Youth (11 to 16 year olds): £7.00; Junior (Under 11): £2.00. Segregation will be in force and away fans will be…

“I was due one” says Magri on first goal

Sam Magri may have saved his debut goal for his 78th appearance in a Fleet shirt but the defender was adamant one was coming. He has twice come close in recent weeks, notably at Harrogate and then at Barrow, but registered on the scoresheet finally in the first half v Boreham Wood. “It was my…

Seventh spot up for grabs, says Hendon

Assistant manager Ian Hendon’s refrain was a familiar one of “a game at a time” but he admitted that after six points from their last two games, Fleet are in the race for the final play-off spot. “I would look at [the play-offs] and say that the seventh place is up for grabs,” Hendon told…

RIP Michael Thalassitis

Everyone connected with Ebbsfleet United is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of our former striker Michael Thalassitis. Reports confirmed that the 26-year-old was found dead near his home in Essex. All at the club wish to express our deepest sympathies to all the family and friends of Michael, which include many of…

Fleet 3-2 Boreham Wood

The Fleet record books will be pored over tonight to discover the last time three defenders found the back of the net as Jack King, Sam Magri and Chris Bush delivered the platform for Fleet to take the points against Boreham Wood. Six goals and six points in two games is perfect tonic for Garry…

PREVIEW: Boreham Wood

With the suspension deadline for 10 yellow cards having passed – and a disciplined Ebou Adams having escaped it having played on the knife-edge of nine cautions for several weeks – Garry Hill can welcome back Dean Rance and Chris Bush as the Kuflink Stadium hosts Boreham Wood. It’s some rare breathing space for the…

U15s up next for cup final

Hot on the heels of our U13s lifting the silverware, our U15s are next up in a final – Sunday’s Kent County Cup Final to be precise. The Fleet lads take on Ashford United having seen off Westerham Wolves, Otford United Panthers, Sheppey United, Maidstone United and holders Bromley. As U14s last season, this Fleet…

U13s triumph on penalties!

Ebbsfleet United U13s are the 2019 winners of the Gates Railings South East League Cup! The lads beat Welling United on penalties on Thursday night to lift the cup after the game ended 1-1 after extra-time. Played at Maidstone’s Gallagher Stadium, the Fleet’s U13’s opened the scoring in the first-half only to be pegged back…