Maidstone United 2-6 Fleet

Those who steer clear of the Kent Reliance Senior Cup missed a treat as eight goals warmed up the atmosphere at the Gallagher Stadium, with Fleet progressing to the quarter-finals. As expected, Daryl McMahon’s line-up was considerably changed yet still incredibly strong, with only Danny Haynes a regular first-team starter at present. McMahon even named…

Fleet begin county cup trail

Ebbsfleet United cross swords with Maidstone United once more this evening with a Kent Reliance Senior Cup quarter-final berth up for grabs. The Second Round tie at the Gallagher Stadium will be the third meeting between the clubs this season, with honours even at one win apiece. Fleet last won the competition in 2014, while the…

Kent and Youth cup games confirmed

Dates have been arranged for Fleet’s two forthcoming cup ties, with Kent Reliance Senior Cup and FA Youth Cup games due to take place in the same week. The long-awaited second round tie in the county cup sees Fleet travel to Maidstone United on Tuesday, 24th November, kick-off 7.45pm. Two days later, on Thursday, 26th…

Fleet chiefs in ‘Power List’

Ebbsfleet United chairman Dr Abdulla Al-Humaidi and director Fenlon Dunphy have been named among the 40 most influential business leaders in the county by the Kent Messenger Group. The KM placed Dr Abdulla sixth in its list, saying: “Having bought a football club on the brink of financial ruin, the Kuwaiti investment mogul has put…

Andre’s assists inspire Kent

Academy central midfielder Andre Trenton has clearly been learning from his manager as the player inspired Kent to a win on Wednesday afternoon. He played the full 90 minutes in the middle of the park for the Kent FA U18 representative side against their Hertfordshire counterparts and notched a hat-trick of assists as he helped his team to…

Fleet 0-2 Charlton Athletic

Fleet’s hold on the Kent Reliance Senior Cup slipped at the first hurdle as Charlton’s England U17 striker Karlan Ahearne-Grant proved the difference with a swift two-goal burst early in the second half. Despite mulling over fielding a largely youth-academy lineup, Fleet boss Steve Brown opted instead for a stronger team, though rested several first-choice players…

Charlton clash date agreed

A date has been agreed for Fleet’s first defence of their Kent Reliance Senior Cup title. The Round 2 tie against Charlton Athletic will take place on Wednesday, September 17, kick-off 7.45pm. Admission details will be confirmed in due course. The clubs met in pre-season with Fleet running out 1-0 winners, courtesy of Matt Godden’s…

Academy players chosen for Kent

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy continues to enjoy plenty of success in its early stages with news that two of its players have been chosen to represent Kent U18s. Caleb Dyce and Andre Trenton were informed of their selection by the Kent Schools FA who boast the likes of Tony Cascarino, Andy Townsend, Neil Ruddock, John Salako,…

Fleet begin county title defence against Charlton

Ebbsfleet United’s pre-season clash against Charlton Athletic will be repeated this autumn as the two clubs were paired in Round 2 of the Kent Reliance Senior Cup. The newly-sponsored event – courtesy of the Kent Reliance Building Society – sees Charlton and Gillingham once again enter and they, like current holders the Fleet, were granted…

Young guns in Priestfield baptism of fire

One of the main talking points to emerge from Bank Holiday Monday’s Kent Senior Cup Final victory over Dover Athletic was the emergence of two young talents who were hurriedly drafted into the first-team squad – and then got a taste of the action on the Priestfield turf in front of 1,524 fans. Jack Barnes…