Gravesend Messenger’s nine pages of Fleet coverage!

The Gravesend Messenger (out Thursday, May 18th) is packed with Fleet coverage following our win over Chelmsford City in the promotion final last Saturday. With extensive coverage in the sports section courtesy of Steve Tervet, there are also some fan-related write-ups in the news pages plus a wraparound cover devoted to the final. All of which…

Pain and promotion go hand-in-hand for Drury

Andy Drury has been playing through the pain barrier for two months as he sought to get the club over the line and promoted to the National League. An injury which forced him off at St Albans in the second half of Fleet’s 3-0 win there back in March was, at the time, a cause…

“It’s going to be a busy few months” – Macca

Daryl McMahon expects a busy few months ahead after already being inundated with agents’ calls while also needing to tie down numerous members of his promotion-winning squad to new contracts. “Probably 10 agents phoned me today,” he told BBC Radio Kent Charles Webster at last night’s Sponsors’ Evening. “It’s going to happen now we’re at…

The ups and downs of promotion

Now approaching the climax of nine months of football, the Fleet are in a promotion race once more – much more pleasant than last season’s (or any season’s!) relegation struggle. A look back at previous promotion campaigns in our 68-year existence offers us some encouragement as we seem to succeed in our attempts more often than…

Congratulations to champions Eastleigh

Everyone at Ebbsfleet United would like to extend congratulations to Eastleigh FC after they clinched the Skrill South title yesterday with two games of the season to spare. The Spitfires’ 2-1 victory over Basingstoke Town saw club skipper Glen Southam lifting the championship trophy alongside 90-year-old club founder Derik Brooks (pictured). In head-to-head encounters this…