Bonner appeal dismissed

The Football Association has dismissed Ebbsfleet United’s appeal for wrongful dismissal against Tom Bonner, who was sent off in the match against Hayes & Yeading United. Having viewed video footage of the incident, club representatives felt they had a case to appeal, citing Bonner’s involvement as little more than attempting to placate the situation while…

Fleet take Bonner appeal to FA

Ebbsfleet United are set to appeal to the Football Association over the red card issued to skipper Tom Bonner in last weekend’s match against Hayes & Yeading United. Having viewed video footage of the incident, Fleet boss Daryl McMahon and club officials are certain they have a case. Referee Anthony da Costa dismissed Bonner first of…

Fleet 0-0 Hayes & Yeading United

A goalless draw at the end of a fairly subdued match is hardly the sort of thing that will be talked about for years to come – but referee Anthony da Costa’s sending-off of four players in one incident means this game will live long in the memory. The two skippers – Tom Bonner and Adam Everitt…

AA substitution ‘just a precaution’

With Daryl McMahon facing the prospect of losing Tom Bonner to suspension for three games over the Christmas period, the Fleet boss confirmed to FleetOnline that the midweek substitution of Anthony Acheampong against Phoenix Sports was “just a precaution”. “AA took a nasty knock and his eye was swollen. McMahon said. “In that situation, I couldn’t really…

Fleet 4-2 Bishop’s Stortford

Matt Godden reached 30 career goals for Ebbsfleet United this afternoon and added another hat-trick to his record as Fleet’s first-half blitz put the game beyond Bishop’s Stortford’s reach. Fleet made the most of a first-half in which they were forced to deploy three central defenders after the late withdrawal of Joe Howe. His replacement, Aiden Palmer,…

Bid for skipper’s armband

Fleet fans can bid for the special commemorative captain’s armband worn by Tom Bonner in the last two league matches. The special auction, part of a Vanarama National League initiative alongside the Royal British Legion, will close on midnight, 28th November. All proceeds will go to the Royal British Legion. To make a bid, please email peter.danzey@eufc.co.uk or…

Fleet 2-1 Weston-super-Mare

Fleet maintained their wonderful winning streak and extended their lead at the top to nine points after seeing off a decent challenge from Weston-super-Mare – and this time the floodlights couldn’t stop them. As consistent as the results this season has been the starting line-up and Daryl McMahon once again named an unchanged eleven. It didn’t…

Fleet bag Bonner

Cambridge United defender Tom Bonner has put pen to paper on an 18-month contract to continue Jamie Day’s overhaul of the squad at the PHB Stadium. The 26-year-old centre back is a product of the QPR youth academy from where he moved to Northampton Town while gaining experience on loan at Bedford Town, Nuneaton and Heybridge Swifts. He…