Fleet bid a fond farewell to Ron

Fleet will set sail on 2016/17 minus the assured presence of one of our most trusted crewmen as Ron Hillyard has stepped down ahead of the new campaign. Vice chairman Peter Varney told FleetOnline: “Ron is wanting to spend more time with his family from this point and I know what a huge service he has…

Ron’s return puts Fleet in safe hands

Ebbsfleet United are pleased to confirm the re-appointment of Ron Hillyard as club goalkeeping coach to work alongside the management team of Steve Brown, Steve Gritt and David Jupp. The former Gillingham stalwart – who still holds the Priestfield club’s appearances record – first arrived at Stonebridge Road in 2002 alongside his former teammate Andy…