Pitch incursions harming club

Following two incursions on to the pitch in recent games, Ebbsfleet United FC will be required to answer to the Football Association which understandably takes a very dim view of such incidents. What may seem like a bit of fun to some people can unfortunately have severe repercussions for the club and in turn the…

FA closes investigation into throwing incidents

The Football Association will not be taking formal action against the club following their investigation into objects being thrown on to the pitch in matches last season against Sutton United and Chelmsford City. The FA reacted positively to the club’s response to the incidents and noted: “We acknowledge the club’s thorough investigation into the matter. The Football…

Fleet issue warning about thrown objects

Spectators will notice warning signs up around the ground over the next few home games. The club faces serious action from the Football Association as a result of objects thrown on to the pitch at the previous home match versus Chelmsford City and the last away match at Sutton United. Anyone throwing any object on…

Appeal for witnesses

The club has been contacted by the Football Association after the match referee at Sutton United last Saturday reported that a number of objects were thrown on to the pitch after Sutton scored their second goal from the penalty spot. Vice chairman Peter Varney said, “This is a very serious incident and we will not allow…

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 chief awaits complaint response

Fleet vice chairman Peter Varney has expressed disappointment that his formal protestation regarding last Saturday’s pre-match incident has so far fallen on deaf ears, with the club yet to receive acknowledgement of its complaint. It follows the confusion before Saturday’s game about the nature of teamsheet changes following an injury to a named player, with the…

Concord-Fleet to replay game on Thursday

Following the appeal hearing today at the Football Association, the Concord Rangers v Ebbsfleet United fixture will be replayed at the Aspect Arena on Thursday night (April 24), kick-off at 7.45pm. Further comment from the club will follow in due course.