Wood logs in for defensive duties

Ebbsfleet United are pleased to announce the signing of  23-year-old defender Will Wood from Dagenham & Redbridge. The former Southampton Academy product joins having gained National League experience with both the Daggers and Havant & Waterlooville over the past two seasons and following a spell in League One with Accrington Stanley. Brought up in Burgess…

Fleet take first dibs on Daggers’ Dobson

Left-sided midfielder James Dobson is the Fleet’s first signing of this week as he arrives from Dagenham & Redbridge on a season-long loan. The 28-year-old former Sutton United player moved up to the National League with the U’s in 2019 after a series of eye-catching performances for Slough Town where he twice won promotion, bagged…

On This Day: August 15th

While the beginning of the season in more recent years has been getting earlier and earlier into the month of August, traditionally teams had to wait until the middle or end of the month to kick-off the league campaign That’s while you’ll find only six games in total down the 74 years of Fleet’s existence…

As frustrated as I’ve been…

Kevin Watson echoed the home supporters’ exasperation at seeing a lead slip on New Year’s Day, underlining Fleet’s current inability to put chances away and poor decision-making as the main reasons for the team’s undoing. “It’s as frustrated as I’ve been,” the manager told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “We might as well have took…

Fleet 1-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

With the Boxing Day order of service barely consigned to history, Fleet opened the new decade reading from much the same script, conceding late on to Dagenham as three points were again whittled down to one. Alex Reid’s opener and a promising first-half spell gave home fans hope that the revival might begin as the…

Is there more swish to Daggers after Taylor cut?

Fleet will be looking to build on the point they earned from Peter Taylor’s Dagenham & Redbridge by seeing off the challenge of Terry Harris’s Dagenham & Redbridge this New Year’s Day. That those two distinctions come less than seven days apart proves the old adage about a week being a long time in football….

God’s back in the squad

John Goddard returned to action after more than three frustrating months on the sidelines and he’s more than ready to contribute to the cause over the final 20 games of the season. “I’ve probably got 20-odd games now until the end of the season to try and contribute to get us out of this,” the…

We threw those points away, says Fleet boss

Kevin Watson admitted that while he’ll always take away points if Fleet follow up with wins at home, the manner of the draw at Dagenham this afternoon was unacceptable. “I’d have taken a point to win your two home games,” Watson told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “It’s just the manner we’ve thrown it away…

Dagenham & Redbridge 1-1 Fleet

The Fleet saw three points vanish from their grasp on the road as Alex Reid’s second-half goal wasn’t enough against a Dagenham side reduced to 10 men by the sending-off of Mitch Brundle with 20 minutes left. After the win at Enfield, Fleet predictably recalled Myles Weston in place of Tomi Adeloye while John Goddard…