Coaching trio depart club

Ebbsfleet United can announce today the departure of coaching staff Michael Jordan, Stacy Long and Aaron McLean. Michael has served as goalkeeping coach since the summer of 2016 and was also registered as a backup goalkeeper to Nathan Ashmore and Jonathan Miles. Stacy had two spells as a Fleet player, winning the FA Trophy in…

Sevenoaks Town 1-1 Fleet (1-3 pens)

The Fleet are through to the last eight of the Kent Senior Cup after a penalty shootout win over Sevenoaks Town, who were just five minutes from progressing themselves before a late equaliser courtesy of Aaron McLean. Jon Miles saved two Town penalties and the home side hit another over the bar to end the…

Fleet announce retained list

The club this morning announced its retained list for the 2018/19 season with 17 players featuring in manager Daryl McMahon’s plans. This means in addition to the three players already announced as leaving, that Ollie Boulding, Febian Brandy and Karn Miller-Neave will also be released on the expiry of their contracts. Additionally, Aaron McLean will be…

Fleet 3-2 Barrow

Fleet moved up to 10th in the National League with three more points this afternoon to record their 300th win at National League/Conference level, though it wasn’t an easy ride as four goals in the last 20 minutes made the result far from from a foregone conclusion. Daryl McMahon opted for Aaron McLean to partner…

Fleet 3-0 East Thurrock United

Daryl McMahon may have missed out on a meeting with Sir Alex Ferguson 10 days ago at Macclesfield but he’ll be shaking hands with Fergie Jr who will bring his Doncaster Rovers side to the Kuflink Stadium in just under three weeks’ time. It will be the first time Fleet have played a First Round…

Aaron rewarded for his Mac attack masterclasses

The club announced today that Aaron McLean has joined the coaching staff as ‘striker coach’. This will not affect his playing duties and he will continue to be a key member of the first-team playing squad. McLean joined from Barnet in January 2016 and despite suffering a long-term ACL injury in 2016/17, bounced back to…

McLean up for another season as strike force takes shape

Three days after Danny Kedwell agreed terms for the forthcoming season at Stonebridge Road, Daryl McMahon has confirmed another striker for 2017/18 as Aaron McLean signed a new contract. The 34-year-old, who has graced the likes of Hull City, Bradford City and Peterborough United, will embark on his third season in the red shirt after…

McLean offers an old head for younger shoulders

Aaron McLean’s “Mystic Mac” predictions, when he foresaw Darren McQueen scoring the promotion-clinching goal, have already been well-documented but what is perhaps less well known is the role the veteran striker has played behind the scenes. As one of the club’s senior players, McLean has been only too happy to play the father figure during his…

Mystic Mac predicts McQueen’s dazzler

McLean and McQueen may be the perfect rhyming couplet for a strike force but it seems there’s more to their partnership than mere poetry. Aaron McLean told Darren McQueen before the game that he was going to be the player to send Ebbsfleet United into the National League and he was as good as his word….

Hampton & RB 1-2 Fleet

The Fleet maintained their 100% first-leg record with their fourth win at this stage of the play-offs, a hard-fought advantage to go into Sunday’s decider. Two first-half goals kept the home side at bay, despite the Fleet gifting Hampton a way back into the game on the stroke of half-time – but any advantage from…