Captain King calls time on career

Fleet skipper Jack King has announced his retirement from the game following the conclusion of the 2019/20 season. After 16 years in senior football and another six on the books of Oxford United and Swansea City as a youngster, the 34-year-old has called time on a career that has taken him from the Hellenic Premier…

King of the road

Skipper Jack King is the Fleet man raising money for charity in the latest football-related fundraiser for the NHS. Hartlepool United defender Myles Anderson has begun a campaign called ‘Myles for the NHS’ and already chalked up £3,000. He and fellow National League footballers are seeking to raise a substantial amount of money for NHS…

Full circle for King in TV game

Ebbsfleet United skipper Jack King was named the BT Sport man of the match in our televised win at FC Halifax Town and earned £200 for a charity of his choice. And King’s award – along with a winning vote in the EUFC online poll and a nomination in the KentOnline team of the weekend…

Let’s see where the next few weeks takes us

Fleet skipper Jack King returned to his old club last night and was at the heart of a sterling defensive performance that returned a clean sheet and passage through to the next round of the Emirates FA Cup. But the 34-year-old former Woking man insisted the game with Notts County must wait, with his side…

Fleet 1-4 FC Halifax Town

It’s been 14 years since the Shaymen won their only game at the Fleet and they did so on that occasion by three goals as well. This time, they took full advantage of Fleet’s self-inflicted nightmare opening spell and with 10 men for the best part of 80 minutes, the home side were always up…

Captains of industry

Garry Hill has officially named three of his players to positions of responsibility ahead of the kick-off on Saturday v FC Halifax Town. The Fleet boss has selected a team captain, a vice captain and a club captain as he seeks to knit together an industrious side that has been unbeaten in pre-season. Jack King…

We’ll always give it our best, says King

Fleet defender Jack King says the one thing that can never be doubted about his teammates is their commitment and desire to succeed. The stand-in skipper and his defence withstood plenty of Wrexham pressure, particularly late on in the second half, but he believes this squad isn’t one to waver. The victory might have been…

Fleet 3-2 Boreham Wood

The Fleet record books will be pored over tonight to discover the last time three defenders found the back of the net as Jack King, Sam Magri and Chris Bush delivered the platform for Fleet to take the points against Boreham Wood. Six goals and six points in two games is perfect tonic for Garry…

“We can beat anyone in the league… and we showed it!”

Fleet goalscorer Jack King was celebrating at both ends of the pitch this afternoon as his goal kick-started a win over the league leaders and then his shift at the back contributed to a clean sheet, too. “We like to think as a team if we’re at it we can beat anyone in the league…

Fleet 2-0 Leyton Orient

The headlines will be about how Ebbsfleet United put a dent in Leyton Orient’s title charge but, for home fans, the talk is of their own team’s fortunes with today’s deserved win over the league leaders seeing the Fleet climb a place to sit just two points outside the play-offs. It was, as usual, a…