Keeping the Holmes fires burning

Jordan Holmes was the last Ebbsfleet player to take a touch in 2019/20, his tip over the bar of a Halifax corner deep into injury time the very last action of the entire National League campaign before lockdown drew a veil over the regular season. That helped secure a second win and clean sheet that…

Fleet bring it on Holmes

Jordan Holmes is back for another season at the Kuflink Stadium as he becomes the first signing of the Dennis Kutrieb era at Ebbsfleet United to be revealed. The popular Australian U23 international agreed terms on a new deal with the Fleet earlier this week, citing ‘unfinished business’ and ‘exciting times ahead’ for the club…

Keeper copy Sam secures success

Jordan Holmes has selected Sam Needham from a very high-quality field of Fleet youngsters following this weekend’s competition to win a signed shirt. The Fleet goalkeeper invited youngsters to give it their best shot in impersonating him (complete with all his matchday additions including man-bun and hair band!) and he would face the tricky task…

‘Bittersweet’ moment for Holmes’ Asian Cup call-up

Jordan Holmes swaps playing against Barrow for Bahrain as he targets qualification for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – but the Fleet goalkeeper jets out frustrated at the nature of the deflected goal that beat him on New Year’s Day. “It was a bit unfortunate and really frustrating,” Holmes told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “I’ve…

Holmes heads home with international momentum

Fleet goalkeeper Jordan Holmes helped Australia’s U23s to the Dazu Cup in China this week as the Olyroos won all three of their tour matches ahead of qualification rounds for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Olyroos blasted goals past China in the opener, winning 5-1, and proceeded to beat North Korea 4-0 and Lithuania 1-0….

“A hell of a hit!” Holmes gives a keeper’s verdict on Payne opener

Jordan Holmes saved Fleet once in time added on but couldn’t quite do it twice… though at least he wasn’t in the way of the thunderbolt strike by teammate Josh Payne. Holmes had a view from behind as Payne smashed his seventh-minute opener past the goalkeeper’s opposite number, who was left flat on his back….

Hill makes Holmes permanent

Goalkeeper Jordan Holmes has signed a permanent contract with the Fleet to keep him at the club for the 2019/20 season. The Australian goalkeeper, who signed on a short-term basis last month after leaving Bournemouth in the summer, has put in a number of strong performances since making his debut against Notts County. Following loan…

Holmes stays home to concentrate on Fleet

New goalkeeper Jordan Holmes has skipped the forthcoming international break with Australia to stay in England with Ebbsfleet United. The 22-year-old, who has played in the last two games for the Fleet, is the U23 goalkeeper for his native country with his sights set on competing for the Olyroos in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. But…

A new home for Holmes

Fleet have added their second signing of the week with the capture of Australian U23 goalkeeper Jordan Holmes, following international clearance coming through. The 6ft 3in Sydney-born stopper played for Rockdale City and Sydney United at youth level in his homeland before moving to England to sign for Bournemouth in 2013. He progressed through the…

Fleet announce released list

With the club finalising new deals for existing squad members, we can announce that nine players whose contracts expire at the end of this month will not be returning. Stuart Lewis, who is set to sign permanently for Maidstone United, along with Charlie Sheringham and John-Paul Kissock who were both loaned out to Hemel Hempstead Town…