Manager’s Notes 27.09.14

Last Saturday saw us take on a very strong Sutton side who are one of the favourites to push for promotion this season. The first 20 minutes were frenetic and a little scrappy with both sides not allowing the other to have any time or freedom in possession. We did create one fantastic opportunity in…

Karn sends records tumbling

Karn Miller-Neave’s goal on Saturday has proved to be much more than just a stunning debut strike. The 16-year-old has written his name in the history books as the Fleet’s youngest-ever goalscorer and we can also reveal he is the fourth youngest scorer in FA Cup history. In 2009, Charlton’s Jonjo Shelvey set the record as the…

Fleet 7-1 Hythe Town

Fleet triumphed in perhaps the most one-sided game seen at home for many years and their exploits produced a number of talking points: there was Matt Godden’s hat-trick, there was a superb debut goal from Academy prospect Karn Miller-Neave and there was the Fleet’s biggest FA Cup victory since they beat Godalming & Guildford the year…

Hythe and mighty: underdogs target upset

Fleet begin this season’s FA Cup campaign this weekend with a tie that – on paper – would appear to be the ‘easiest’ since 2011/12’s clash against Redbridge. But we all know what happened there. Redbridge took the paper, tore it up with two late goals and sent Fleet tumbling out of the competition. Hythe, underdogs…

Season-ticket holders free for cup tie

Admission prices for Saturday’s FA Cup match v Hythe Town are as normal league matchdays – £10 adults, £8 concessions, £5 Under 16s and free for Under 12s. Season-ticket holders, of course, are entitled to free admission as part of our season-ticket perks announced in the close season – which apply to every home FA Cup and…

FA Cup trail begins at home

Ebbsfleet United have been drawn at home against fellow Kent side Hythe Town of the Ryman League Division One South, with the tie to be played on Saturday, September 27. As a perk of our season ticket deal, this means all season-ticket holders will gain free entry to the cup tie. Hythe, managed by ex-Dover…