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…

Haynes steps up with the Wood

Fleet winger Danny Haynes has joined National League side Boreham Wood on loan for a month. The former Ipswich and Charlton player, 28, joined Fleet in August – his first game ironically a pre-season friendly at Boreham Wood. He has made 31 appearances this season, 20 of those coming from off the substitutes’ bench, and scored three…

Fleet 2-3 Wealdstone

Fleet were undone at home for the second league game in succession as a resilient Wealdstone gave them too much work to do, having gone ahead on three occasions, the final time proving too much for the home side. There was one change for the Fleet, with Jordan Parkes making way for Dean Rance, while…

Havant & Waterlooville 1-4 Fleet

An excellent second-half performance after a solid opening 45 minutes brought Fleet their sixth straight away win and extended the lead at the top of the Vanarama National League South to six points. At a ground that has seen Fleet struggle to score let alone win in recent seasons, and against one of the pre-season favourites…

Fleet 2-2 Whitehawk

Whatever alchemy Daryl McMahon is performing in the Fleet dressing room at half-time should be bottled. Two goals down after the first 45 minutes, McMahon – as he did at Wealdstone last week – made two brave substitutions, both of which scored the goals that earned their side a point in a breathtaking second half. Fleet lined…

Boss believes Fleet can make Haynes shine

Daryl McMahon is hoping new signing Danny Haynes can rediscover the form that made him such a hot property in the Football League, where he played for the likes of Ipswich Town, Bristol City and Charlton Athletic. Haynes, 27, signed up to the Fleet cause just before the Braintree Town friendly and McMahon says he…

Fleet gain Haynes on eve of season

Ebbsfleet United have signed former Ipswich and Charlton player Danny Haynes, following his appearance in two friendlies this week. The 27-year-old, known for his speedy pace, can operate either on the right wing or as a striker and has more than 280 Football League appearances to his name. An England U19 international, he spent four years…