Shields set for season-long loan

Ebbsfleet United have agreed a deal to loan Sean Shields to Notts County for the rest of the season. Shields, 27, was one of the players made available for transfer at the end of last season by Garry Hill. He has played six games this season, five of them from the bench, with his penultimate…

The Wood take Shields to end of season

Fleet winger Sean Shields is to join Boreham Wood on loan until the end of the season. The 26-year-old, recently returned from a month’s stay with Maidstone United, met Wood manager Luke Garrard to sign on at Meadow Park until the end of April. Shields, who joined the club in December 2014 initially on loan…

Shields moves in Stones loan

Ebbsfleet United winger Sean Shields has joined Maidstone United on loan. The 26-year-old, whose last game for the club was in the Emirates FA Cup replay defeat at Cheltenham Town, will move to the Gallagher Stadium on an initial month’s loan with a view to a permanent deal. Sean has played under both Daryl McMahon…

Laid-back Shields saving celebrations for later

Sean Shields may have scored three goals in two games but the popular winger isn’t one to over-indulge in celebrations. The 26-year-old, now entering his fifth season at the Fleet, can usually be seen saluting the crowd or, at his most euphoric, sliding on his knees for each of his 17 goals. But over-celebration isn’t…

Fleet 3-1 Aldershot Town

The Fleet triumphed in a league game at home against Aldershot for the first time since our promotion season of 2001/02 – and promptly moved into the play-off positions as a result. Having to come back from the disappointment of an early goal, Fleet found their shooting boots at home and scored three times in…

Barnet 0-3 Fleet

The Fleet only ever won twice at Underhill, but they started off life at The Hive with a comprehensive win over Barnet. Corey Whitely’s third goal of the season helped seal the win but he finally let some teammates in on the action with Danny Kedwell and Sean Shields finding the net either side of…

Fleet 2-0 Gillingham

Fleet reserved their best performance of pre-season for their toughest test yet as a Gillingham side with four new signings and seven who made League One appearances last season succumbed to a goal in either half. And the afternoon was made all the more memorable for Ebou Adams’ stunning overhead kick for the second goal,…

Fleet 2-1 Eastbourne Borough

Fleet made it three games unbeaten in pre-season as they eased to victory over Eastbourne Borough, though needed a late goal to decide the game despite enjoying the bulk of possession and chances. Daryl McMahon went with a back three and used Bagasan Graham and Myles Weston to good effect either side of a central…

Sponsor a player before the big kick-off

Ebbsfleet United have only a few remaining player sponsorships for season 2018/19. We have two options for player sponsorship – single-shirt sponsorship (home or away) for £275+VAT alongside full shirt sponsorship for both home and away kits at £450+VAT. Call the club now on 01474 533796 or email matthew.faithorn@eufc.co.uk if you would like to sponsor…

Fleet 2-1 Dover Athletic

Fleet fans have waited 40 years to record a league win over Dover Athletic on home soil and having seen an equaliser hit the back of the net in time added on, they might have been forgiven for feeling the weight of those decades. But with seconds left on the clock, Andy Drury popped up…