Familiar faces in new youth setup

Ebbsfleet United’s youth setup is to undergo a complete transformation as it brings the U9–U16 section – previously run independently of the club – under the expanded umbrella of its flourishing academy. Having completed a deal with Wrotham School for the use of their 3G pitch for training, the new setup has also resulted in a number of…

Lorro, Long and Sankofa depart

Ebbsfleet United can announce this afternoon that three players from the 2013-14 squad have not had their contracts renewed. Club skipper Paul Lorraine, as well-documented in the local media, has departed as his work commitments have meant he is unable to fit in with the Fleet’s new training regime from next season. Also leaving Stonebridge…

Dover Athletic 0-4 Fleet

Steve Brown won it as a player, now it will be remembered as his first piece of silverware as a manager. The Fleet won the Kent Senior Cup in its historic 125th year to see their name engraved on the trophy for the eighth time, ending a six-year wait for success in the county cup….

Osei enters the establishment

Fleet manager Steve Brown has declared Osei Sankofa as “established” in defence following a run of appearances in place of the injured Shane Huke. The former Charlton player breezed through another test against free-scoring Bromley on Saturday alongside skipper Paul Lorraine and has barely put a foot wrong since replacing the unfortunate Huke. “Some people…