News 2018

Fleet welcome biggest league gate for 17 years

Yesterday’s attendance of 3,020 was the largest crowd for a regular league fixture at home since 2002’s Ryman Premier League showdown against Canvey Island that brought in an ‘official capacity’ of 4.098 (even though it was likely much larger). And you have to go back almost another 60 years to August 1960 to find a similar attendance when the visit…

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Fleet boss praises big hearts of his squad

Garry Hill had nothing but praise for his players and believes he’s seen another side of them after they blunted the league leaders at the Kuflink Stadium this afternoon. “I’ve seen another side today of the playing squad at this football club,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “Our players are not only turning round and being committed, they’ve…

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Fleet 2-0 Leyton Orient

The headlines will be about how Ebbsfleet United put a dent in Leyton Orient’s title charge but, for home fans, the talk is of their own team’s fortunes with today’s deserved win over the league leaders seeing the Fleet climb a place to sit just two points outside the play-offs. It was, as usual, a superb team effort but the…

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View today’s matchday programme online…

For reasons beyond the control of the club, an old matchday programme was reissued at our printers’ end instead of the correct version for the Leyton Orient game as supplied. We apologise to supporters who attempted to purchase one and have made it available for free online by this link or via the embedded viewer below. If you’d prefer to…

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PREVIEW: Leyton Orient

Having come up against one former assistant manager when Fleet played Dagenham & Redbridge, Garry Hill meets another former lieutenant as Justin Edinburgh brings his league leaders to town. Edinburgh was Hill’s assistant at Rushden & Diamonds before succeeding the current Fleet boss and subsequently leading Diamonds into the play-offs. There are plenty of links on show this Saturday with…

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Shrimpers Tales books ready for collection

Copies of Shrimpers’ Tales have now arrived in stock and are available for purchase from the club shop. For supporters who pre-ordered and requested collection from the club shop, they will be ready for pick-up at the shop before Saturday’s game v Leyton Orient. Books will also be mailed Friday to those who opted for postage. The book celebrates the…

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Cheek lands player of the month

Ebbsfleet United are delighted that Michael Cheek has been awarded the Vanarama National League player of the month for December 2018. Cheek, who scored his ninth goal of the season at Chesterfield in the Fleet’s last game, scored eight of those in the club’s last 10 games. All of us at the Kuflink Stadium would like to congratulate Michael for…

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Final reduction on replica kit

The club have slashed prices once more on replica kit with our final season reduction seeing our Macron-manufactured adult shirts now priced at £25 and juniors at £20. The sale is available on both home and away shirts. But hurry – stock and sizes will inevitably be limited as this sale begins. You can purchase from our club shop at…

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Book restaurant now for February football

We have now opened bookings in the Supporters Restaurant for home games v Hartlepool United (February 2nd) and Solihull Moors (February 9th). All hospitality for Leyton Orient on January 19th is sold out. The package costs £33.50 per person (plus the price of a match ticket for non-season-ticket holders*) with use of the cash bar in the Lounge. Allocated padded…

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Ticket sales brisk for Leyton Orient

Sales to home supporters of advance tickets for the Vanarama National League game against leaders Leyton Orient on 19thJanuary have been brisk and the club urges Fleet fans to purchase theirs in advance of the match. Tickets are available from the main reception at the Kuflink Stadium on weekdays, from 9am–5pm. Admission will also be available at the turnstiles on…

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Chesterfield 3-3 Fleet

An utterly unbelievable finish to this match saw defender Will Evans cap a Chesterfield comeback with an equalising goal and then save an injury time penalty after he had to go in goal following the home keeper’s late red card. In truly dramatic scenes, draw specialists Chesterfield turned around a 3-0 half-time deficit and then denied Fleet a 97th minute…

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The Wood take Shields to end of season

Fleet winger Sean Shields is to join Boreham Wood on loan until the end of the season. The 26-year-old, recently returned from a month’s stay with Maidstone United, met Wood manager Luke Garrard to sign on at Meadow Park until the end of April. Shields, who joined the club in December 2014 initially on loan from Dagenham & Redbridge, has…

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PREVIEW: Chesterfield

New year, new destination. The Fleet make their first ever trip to the Proact Stadium looking to avenge the opening-day defeat at the hands of Chesterfield and so propel themselves further towards the top seven. But, as is a familiar position for the Fleet, they head into the game hoping that a previously down-on-their-luck home side don’t react to a…

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Vanarama National League Promotion Final: Early Bird Offer

The Vanarama National League has released details of the opportunity for ALL football fans to purchase Early Bird tickets for their Promotion Final on Saturday 11th May 2019 at Wembley Stadium connected by EE. Tickets are now on sale and will remain available as outlined below direct from Wembley Stadium Ticketing Portal. This offer is only available on-line. There is…

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Encouraging, but let’s not get spoiled says Fleet boss

Garry Hill is determined to keep his feet on the ground despite the Fleet finding themselves just three points off the play-offs and becoming the fifth highest scorers in the league. “All I can say is hopefully we don’t get spoiled too quick,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “There’s been a big turnaround in a short space of…

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Cheek welcomes competition up top

Between them this festive season, Fleet’s three strikers have scored eight of the side’s 11 goals and none of them show any signs of letting up. It’s a welcome selection problem for Garry Hill each week but Michael Cheek, whose brace lifted him to eight goals this season so far, thinks the strikers can feed off each other’s successes. “I’m…

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Braintree Town 0-4 Fleet

Fleet put four past Braintree Town for the second time in a week but on this occasion with no reply to make it three wins from three over Christmas and move within three points of the play-off spots. And they did it with the now-familiar quickfire start, opening the scoring inside three minutes as a change of strike partnership once…

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Happy New Year!

Ebbsfleet United Football Club would like to wish all our supporters a very happy new year! The year 2018 was a memorable one in many ways for the Fleet and we head into 2019 with much still to play for in the season ahead. Thank you all for sticking with us and coming through the turnstiles in what was an…

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PREVIEW: Braintree Town NYD

Garry Hill is expecting no easy ride at Braintree Town this New Year’s Day, despite the Fleet picking up maximum points in their two games since Christmas Day. The Vanarama National League’s bottom club responded to their 4-2 defeat at the Kuflink Stadium on Boxing Day with a 1-0 win at relegation rivals Maidenhead United and will be looking for…

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