Ebbsfleet the “perfect fit” as Lee carries on learning

It’s been a while but Lee Martin is no stranger to scoring goals at the Fleet. As a finalist in a local youth competition – in the days before he pulled on the red of Manchester United – the then-teenaged attacker fired one home at the Swanscombe End as his career loomed large before him….

Hotshot Hawkins

On this day 71 years ago, Fleet stepped out to play a final in front of what would be the biggest crowd the club had ever experienced – a record that lasted another 14 years until eclipsed by the almost 30,000 who watched us face Sunderland at Roker Park in 1963. That record was, of…

Lovell joins the Fleet as director of football

Ebbsfleet United is today pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Lovell as the club’s first director of football. Steve arrives at the Kuflink Stadium with a wealth of experience, having most recently spent two years at the helm of Gillingham in League One. Steve’s appointment does not affect the role of first-team manager Kevin…

Fleet replace Gills friendly with Spurs XI

One of Fleet’s summer friendlies is off but the club have moved swiftly to fill the gap with a Tottenham Hotspur XI coming to the Kuflink Stadium. Gillingham have withdrawn from the originally scheduled friendly on Tuesday, 23rd July, with new manager Steve Evans wishing to reduce his side’s number of summer games, the fixture…

Summer visitors booked in for Kuflink friendlies

Ebbsfleet United can confirm three pre-season friendlies already ahead of the 2019/20 season. The first three games will all be evening kick-offs, with a start time of 7.30pm. Charlton Athletic, currently eyeing promotion to the Championship via the play-offs, will be coming to the Fleet on Tuesday, 16th July. A week later, Steve Lovell brings…

Fleet boss makes McDonald first new signing

Former Gillingham striker Cody McDonald has become Garry Hill’s first new signing as Fleet manager after completing a deal earlier today. The scorer of almost 100 goals at Football League level, McDonald played non-league football for Witham Town, Maldon and Dartford, scoring 65+ goals before interest from clubs higher up the pyramid. Norwich City signed…

Ebou Adams goal footage

With thanks to Gillingham FC who were filming Saturday’s game at the Kuflink Stadium, they sent us the footage of Ebou Adams’ fantastic second-half goal for your viewing pleasure below:  

Adams: “I feel this is the right club for me”

Wonder-goal hero Ebou Adams is loving life at the Kuflink Stadium so far as he lit up his new home with a super strike in the 2-0 defeat of Gillingham. The 22-year-old midfielder was modest to a fault after scoring his second – and what a second! – goal of pre-season. “It was good build-up…

Fleet 2-0 Gillingham

Fleet reserved their best performance of pre-season for their toughest test yet as a Gillingham side with four new signings and seven who made League One appearances last season succumbed to a goal in either half. And the afternoon was made all the more memorable for Ebou Adams’ stunning overhead kick for the second goal,…

PREVIEW: Fleet v Gillingham

Former Fleet player-manager Steve Lovell returns to the dugout at his old ground as he brings a strong Gillingham side to the Kuflink Stadium on Saturday. The Gills have opted for ‘double-header’ friendlies this summer whereby they send two sides to different games, a mix of first-teamers and development players, but with Lovell opting to…