Casey Johnson returns to Fleet duty

Former Ebbsfleet United Academy graduate Casey Johnson has returned to Stonebridge Road and signed first-team forms. The young striker caught the eye in the club’s first Academy intake under KEH Sports and was part of the side that progressed in the FA Youth Cup and he went on to impress at Redhill and Worthing on loan. He…

Matt makes Margate move permanent

Ebbsfleet United midfielder Matt Johnson has made his loan stay at Margate permanent. The 25-year-old joined the Fleet in the summer of 2014 from Bishop’s Stortford where he had won several player-of-the-year awards. He featured in more games than any other player during last season’s campaign, making 37 appearances, but this season turned out in just one…

Margate draft in Fleet duo on loan

Fleet midfielders Matt Johnson and Sean Shields have joined Margate on a month’s loan. The pair have previously been loaned out north of the river, with Johnson having just returned after several months at former club Bishop’s Stortford and Shields having spent a month with Chelmsford City. They both played in the 6-2 defeat of Maidstone…

Stylish Fleet progress in Youth Cup

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side brushed aside the setback of going a goal behind in their Third Qualifying Round tie at home to Maidstone United on Monday night. Having despatched Lingfield, Faversham and Eastbourne Town in previous rounds, Fleet briefly saw their FA Youth Cup ambitions on the rack after the Stones took a 21st-minute lead. A…

Matt Johnson returns to Stortford on loan

Ebbsfleet United midfielder Matt Johnson has rejoined former club Bishop’s Stortford on a month’s loan. The 25-year-old – who played more games than any other squad player last season – has yet to feature for the Fleet this season, other than as an unused substitute against Basingstoke Town. In common with the loans of Aiden…

Fleet 4-0 Bishop’s Stortford

Daryl McMahon will soon be rivalling former chairman Lionel Ball for the record as caretaker manager as he remained undefeated to record his third win in four matches as interim boss. And he did it in some style as Fleet turned in a performance as good as any this season to equal their best league result…

The kids are alright!

Two of Ebbsfleet United Academy’s rising stars have been praised after their first taste of regular senior, first-team action. Leo Mazzone and recent addition to the first-team squad Casey Johnson have both been on loan at Ryman Division One South club Redhill and have earned a glowing reference from the club’s manager Mike Maher. Mazzone scored his first…

Johnson signing pleases Fleet boss

Jamie Day is hoping to see more of the club’s young Academy players make the breakthrough after striker Casey Johnson signed on the dotted line at last week’s Staines Town game to seal a one-year contract with the Fleet. The Ebbsfleet manager has not had the time to run the rule over the Academy players one…

Fleet 1-5 Basingstoke Town

Fleet will be quite happy to end their association with Basingstoke Town this season here and now after a drubbing that ended 2014 on a low point. After beating Chelmsford by the same 5-1 scoreline on Boxing Day, hopes were high for at least a measure of that performance, but Basingstoke recorded their third win over…

Players Q&A tonight: Fleet four face the fans

The club have confirmed the first Q&A evening of the new season, which will feature four first-team players, namely Matt Godden, Charlie Sheringham, Matt Johnson and Kenny Clark. The venue is the Fleet Social Club on Thursday, October 9 and the session will be from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, with the bar opening at 6.30pm. The Q&A…