Niate added to defensive options after trial

The Fleet have added central defender Jean-Yves Koue Niate to their defensive options following a trial period during which the French player turned out in a Kent Senior Cup tie and spent the week training alongside the first team. The 24-year-old Parisian played in his homeland for Cannes and AS Poissy before a spell in…

Fleet 1-0 Oxford City

Fleet did the job they were asked to do and they did it early but there were no miracles from Margate as Maidenhead United secured the three points they needed to clinch the National League South title. The win over Oxford City gave the club the second highest points total in its history with 96…

“Our job is reaching 96 points, nothing else”

Daryl McMahon’s side head into their final league game of the season knowing they’ve done just about everything to drag Maidenhead United back within reach. After the Magpies won at Stonebridge Road in November, they enjoyed an 11-point cushion through to the new year and anyone talking up Fleet’s chances of top spot spoke in…

Bubb’s in the club!

The club are pleased to announce that Daryl McMahon has today secured the services of Oxford City’s out-of-contract top scorer Bradley Bubb for the 2016/17 season. The 28-year-old goal ace spent much of last season riding high in the Vanarama National League South scoring charts for City, finishing the campaign with 18 league goals and 24 in…

Third time lucky for Oxford clash?

Fleet go into their third successive away game looking to avenge the FA Trophy defeat at the hands of Oxford City back in December. With City the only side to win against the Fleet on their own patch in any competition this season – and having held Daryl McMahon’s side to a draw at Stonebridge…

Coach No.4 now taking bookings

The Fleet Trust and club have now filled three coaches with a fourth booked for Saturday’s trip to Oxford City in the FA Trophy, with bookings encouraged sooner rather than later. This requires any fans thinking of travelling for free on the coach to confirm their seats as soon as possible to enable a fourth coach to be laid…

Fleet land league rivals in Trophy

Ebbsfleet United’s reward for getting past Molesey in the FA Trophy is a trip to Vanarama National League South rivals Oxford City in the First Round proper. Having faced City for the first time in 17 years only a few weeks ago, a 1-1 draw the outcome, the clubs are now set to go head…

Fleet 1-1 Oxford City

Matt Godden’s ninth goal of the season and a stirring second-half performance couldn’t quite propel Fleet to victory over their nearest challengers Oxford City, who had a man sent off late on for a foul on Fleet’s goalscorer. Daryl McMahon named an unchanged starting lineup, though Robbie Willmott – fit again after an ankle problem…

The top two face off

Ebbsfleet United couldn’t pick a better game to reverse their recent ill fortunes at home than against their closest rivals for top spot. A win against Oxford City would put the gap at the top back to eight points, a comfortable cushion that has been gradually worn away in recent weeks. But despite the defeat…