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…

Academy on cloud nine

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side won one of their most important games of the season this afternoon, defeating Eastbourne Borough 3-1 in a crunch top-of-the-table clash. Goals from Shilow Tracey, Leo Mazzone and Jeff Nguede were enough to see off the Sussex side and put a dent in their league title hopes. Fleet took full advantage…

Leo stars with first senior strike

Fleet youth academy midfielder Leo Mazzone, who graduated to the first-team squad in the summer, has celebrated scoring his first goal in senior football. The 17-year-old, currently on loan at Redhill, scored in a Ryman Divison One South game at Horsham, netting the final goal in a 4-0 rout for the Lobsters. Having come on…

Mazzone magic

The season has not yet begun and already the Fleet Academy is paying dividends as the club announces this morning that 17-year-old Leo Mazzone has signed a two-year contract. Fleet boss Steve Brown said, “I have been hugely impressed with the progress Leo has made in the past year and of course I gave him…