Double-century Drury rates latest Fleet squad

Andy Drury celebrated his double-century in Fleet colours with an assist for the first goal at Barnet but revealed he had to put discipline ahead of personal glory on the day he made the 200, some 15 years on from his debut. “I was trying [to score],” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “But’s…

Wide man Willmott adds wing flair

Daryl McMahon has made his third midfield signing of the close season by landing pacy winger Robbie Willmott, recently released by Newport County. At 25 years of age, like the two signings before him, Willmott has a wealth of Conference Premier and League Two experience, having played almost 300 games and scored 50 goals for the…

Fleet management staff announced

Ebbsfleet United’s coaching staff will have a familiar face or two with the confirmation of Steve Gritt’s return as assistant manager and David Jupp taking up the reins as first-team coach once more. Vastly experienced former Charlton manager Gritt had been the club’s chief scout since November 2014, having previously served as assistant to Steve Brown since…

Fleet management staff announced

Ebbsfleet United’s coaching staff will have a familiar face or two with the confirmation of Steve Gritt’s return as assistant manager and David Jupp taking up the reins as first-team coach once more. Vastly experienced former Charlton manager Gritt had been the club’s chief scout since November 2014, having previously served as assistant to Steve Brown…

Fleet Trust arrange away friendlies travel

The Fleet Trust will be arranging away travel to the club’s pre-season friendlies (a list of which you can VIEW HERE). Please be aware that Tuesday night coaches will only run if there is sufficient demand. With that in mind, it is advisable to book early, which can be done by calling John Burgess on…

Fleet seek to end the Blues

Much like the club he is back to take temporary charge of this Saturday, Daryl McMahon has had something of a topsy-turvy season. Beginning 2014/15 as Fleet captain, he has also been academy manager, first-team caretaker manager and back to skipper before then departing the club for league-title challengers Boreham Wood, to once again return for the final…

Conference to be rebranded as National League

The Football Conference is proud to announce that “The Vanarama National League” is coming to a ground near you! In a rebranding initiative, which will underline the competition’s status at the pinnacle of the semi-professional game, and linked to a community programme the length and breadth of the country, the Vanarama National League will engage…

Fleet see two depart

Ebbsfleet United have allowed midfielder Brendan Kiernan to join Hampton & Richmond Borough on loan until the  end of the season. The 22-year-old former Bromley winger was a November signing having played for Lingfield, Staines and Hampton this season. He has appeared 14 times for the Fleet, scoring one goal. Meanwhile, on-loan left back Ben…

Academy aim for hold on top spot

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side are in action on Wednesday afternoon against Eastbourne Borough as Daryl McMahon’s table toppers aim to consolidate their hold on the league. Both Fleet and Eastbourne are one of four sides in with a realistic shout of winning the Football Conference Youth Alliance East Sussex/Kent Division. Fleet are top with 34…

Staines game rescheduled

The Vanarama Conference South match at home to Staines Town, originally scheduled for last Saturday, will now take place on Tuesday, February 10, kick-off 7.45pm. Postponed because of our involvement in the Trophy, the rearrangement will be a welcome home game for Jamie Day’s squad in an otherwise unbroken run of five away games. It…