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…

Karn claims another debut goal

Karn Miller-Neave scored on his debut for Sheppey United following a swiftly-arranged loan move last Friday for the young Fleet defender. Miller-Neave, who scored his first senior goal direct from a free-kick on his Fleet debut, netted a header (below) on 67 minutes in Sheppey’s 2-0 home win over Tunbridge Wells in the Southern Counties…

Defensive duo sign deals

Fleet Academy graduates Ollie Boulding and Karn Miller-Neave have signed one-year deals with the club after featuring in pre-season and training alongside the first-team. The defensive pair accompanied the first-team players to Portugal in early July but have been in and around the senior squad for some time. Left back Miller-Neave, of course, burst on…

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…

Fleet 3-2 Crystal Palace

Ebbsfleet came from behind to take the points in a match that was very much a game of two halves. On a very wet day the pitch at Stonebridge Road was in an excellent state and despite the continuous rain throughout the match showed no signs of waterlogging. Palace started the game brightly and had…

Karn sends records tumbling

Karn Miller-Neave’s goal on Saturday has proved to be much more than just a stunning debut strike. The 16-year-old has written his name in the history books as the Fleet’s youngest-ever goalscorer and we can also reveal he is the fourth youngest scorer in FA Cup history. In 2009, Charlton’s Jonjo Shelvey set the record as the…

Fleet 7-1 Hythe Town

Fleet triumphed in perhaps the most one-sided game seen at home for many years and their exploits produced a number of talking points: there was Matt Godden’s hat-trick, there was a superb debut goal from Academy prospect Karn Miller-Neave and there was the Fleet’s biggest FA Cup victory since they beat Godalming & Guildford the year…