Fleet 1-1 Dulwich Hamlet

The first Fleet-Dulwich clash for almost 20 years ended all square as the 10-man home side battled and fought for almost an hour following Jake Goodman’s red card – and had the better chances to win the game. Rakish Bingham put the Fleet ahead while it was 11 v 11 but former Fleet striker Danny…

Chapman the next man in Fleet’s plan

Fleet haven’t had to look far for the eighth signing this summer as Kent-born midfielder Ben Chapman becomes the latest to put pen to paper at the Kuflink Stadium. The Aylesford 21-year-old has played much of his football in Kent after leaving Crystal Palace as a youngster, going on to play for Bearsted and Gillingham…

Fleet trio to depart

Alex Osborn, Preston Edwards and Danny Haynes have all been confirmed as leaving the club this summer as their contracts with Ebbsfleet United are due to conclude at the end of June. Osborn and Edwards have signed pre-contract agreements with Margate and Dulwich Hamlet respectively, while Haynes’ departure can be confirmed by mutual consent. Since…

Edwards heads for Hamlet

Ebbsfleet United can confirm that goalkeeper Preston Edwards has joined Ryman League Premier challengers Dulwich Hamlet on loan until the end of the season. Fleet recalled Edwards from his long-term loan at Boreham Wood on Friday, where the player has had fewer opportunities than expected since joining the National League club in the summer. Dulwich…

Two more warm-up wins for Academy

Fleet’s Academy side are preparing well for the new season after two more victories in their warm-up programme. Having beaten Sussex Academy, they won 6-1 last week in a friendly v Barking & Dagenham with goals from Harry Salter (2), Jeff Nguede, Bradley Rudd, Muachi Atumon Yogo and George Della Valle. That was followed up…

All-action Academy side wins again

The Fleet Academy side made it through to the next round of the Youth Cup with a convincing 3-1 win over Dulwich Hamlet . Watched by Peter Varney and several Fleet staff and senior players, it was a particularly impressive display against a big, powerful Dulwich side given that the Fleet side contained nine 16-year-olds…

Dulwich Hamlet 0-1 Fleet

Their pre-season delayed by three days, Ebbsfleet United lost no time in getting off the mark with a 1-0 win at Ryman League Premier promotion hopefuls Dulwich Hamlet. A single strike by Ben May in a typical early July fixture separated the sides, with Fleet giving game time to 19 players including three trialists and youth…

Fleet add Dulwich friendly

Steve Brown has moved quickly to keep his players’ pre-season preparations uninterrupted by arranging a friendly at Dulwich Hamlet on Tuesday night. After the cancellation of the VCD game, Brown will give his players their first taste of match action against the Ryman League Premier Division side managed by former Fleet midfielder Gavin Rose. The match…