Palmer’s a hand-in-glove fit for the Fleet

Ebbsfleet United have added another goalkeeper to the squad having completed the signing of Harry Palmer. The 24-year-old, who played part of the friendly against Tottenham Hotspur last Saturday, joins the Garry Hill rebuilding project at the Fleet from Canvey Island. Palmer has also played for Braintree Town, Lewes, Haringey Borough, Dorking Wanderers, Brightlingsea Regent…

“Match officials need to have proper coaching”

Vice chairman Peter Varney confirmed today that the club will be lodging a formal complaint regarding the match referee and match assessor in yesterday’s match at home to Bishop’s Stortford. Varney told FleetOnline, “At 2.30pm our left back Joe Howe was injured in the warm-up. We replaced him with Aiden Palmer who was not in…

Palmer plays on at Chelmsford

Fleet full back Aiden Palmer will extend his loan at Chelmsford City by two months following the conclusion of his initial four-week spell. Aiden’s first month at the Melbourne Stadium has gone well, with the defender providing several assists in the games he has played. With Fleet’s squad currently injury-free and in-form, manager Daryl McMahon has chosen the…

Palmer to get playing time with Clarets loan

Fleet full back Aiden Palmer has rejoined Chelmsford City on a month’s loan. The 28-year-old has sat out pre-season with a knee injury and, having just resumed training in the past week, the club are keen for him to continue his rehabilitation alongside playing time. With Chelmsford requiring cover in the full-back position, the loan…

Fleet keep quartet for new campaign

Ebbsfleet United have handed one-year contract extensions to four players ahead of the final game of the 2014/15 season. Lloyd Harrington, Joe Howe, Aiden Palmer and Michael West have agreed new deals to stay at Stonebridge Road and will be hoping to make big impacts in 2015/16 after missing chunks of this campaign. Long-serving pair…

Three more agree terms

Fleet boss Steve Brown has concluded agreements with three more of last season’s squad as he continues preparations for 2014-15. Defenders Aiden Palmer and Chris Sessegnon have signed on for the new season, while Alex Osborn returns to the club after his release from Dagenham & Redbridge. Palmer, 27, joined from Chelmsford City last summer…

Fleet 2-1 Bishop’s Stortford

Aiden Palmer set the seal on an extraordinary Fleet fightback as Steve Brown’s side came from behind to beat play-off rivals Bishop’s Stortford – and all in the final 15 minutes of the match. Cliff Akurang’s first-half header – his third goal against the Fleet this season – had set Stortford on their way and…

Tunbridge Wells 1-3 Fleet

Ebbsfleet United moved into the semi-finals of the 125th Kent Senior Cup with a victory over Southeast Counties League side Tunbridge Wells, which saw full-back Aiden Palmer score his third goal in as many games. Steve Brown named a strong Fleet line-up though shook things up enough to give his squad a good runout, opting…

Fleet 4-1 Bromley

An above-average FA Trophy attendance witnessed another four-star display from a clinical Fleet side who were clearly keen to show high-flying Bromley that the 10 league points that separate them might not be a long-term situation. Fleet made just one change from the defeat of Concord Rangers two weeks ago, Alex Osborn replacing the injured…

Palmer ‘should be playing at a higher level’

Fleet boss Steve Brown singled out Aiden Palmer for special praise following the left-back’s first ever goal for the club, a sweet free-kick eight minutes from time to complete a 4-0 win over Concord Rangers. The former Chelmsford defender, 26, has played in the Football League for Leyton Orient and Dagenham & Redbridge – and…