Hill makes Holmes permanent

Goalkeeper Jordan Holmes has signed a permanent contract with the Fleet to keep him at the club for the 2019/20 season. The Australian goalkeeper, who signed on a short-term basis last month after leaving Bournemouth in the summer, has put in a number of strong performances since making his debut against Notts County. Following loan…

Fleet boss makes McDonald first new signing

Former Gillingham striker Cody McDonald has become Garry Hill’s first new signing as Fleet manager after completing a deal earlier today. The scorer of almost 100 goals at Football League level, McDonald played non-league football for Witham Town, Maldon and Dartford, scoring 65+ goals before interest from clubs higher up the pyramid. Norwich City signed…

Proven, physical, technical… and a goalscorer!

It’s been a long summer of “Have you signed a striker yet?”-type questions for Daryl McMahon who has patiently batted them away as he and the club worked hard behind the scenes to attempt to get their targets over the line. A couple of players have come and gone, mainly to EFL clubs, with the…

Cheek makes Macca’s week

Daryl McMahon has found the missing piece to his summer jigsaw as Dagenham & Redbridge striker Michael Cheek has signed for an undisclosed fee. The 26-year-old has been a major force in the National League over the past four years, firing both Braintree Town and Dagenham & Redbridge to top-five finishes and play-off qualification. Cheek…

Fleet clinch Corey to fulfil signing quest

Ebbsfleet United are pleased to announce today the signing of Corey Whitely from Dagenham & Redbridge for an undisclosed fee. The player signed terms at the Kuflink Stadium following a meeting with Dean Pooley and Daryl McMahon and has travelled with the squad ahead of Saturday’s trip to FC Halifax Town. The players will be…

Lawrie lands from the Vale

Ebbsfleet United are pleased to confirm the signing of Lawrie Wilson from Port Vale. The experienced right-back has played more than 200 times in the Football League, many of those at Championship level with Charlton Athletic, and he recently won promotion from League One with Bolton Wanderers. The 30-year-old, a long-time target of Daryl McMahon’s,…

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 secure permanent deal for McQueen’s services

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to announce the permanent signing of striker Darren McQueen for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old striker, who has scored 12 goals this season, joined the club in the close season on a loan arrangement having played for Maldon & Tiptree in the Ryman League Division One North last year. Having impressed in…

Fleet enlist Holmes help

Ebbsfleet United have made another signing with an eye to the future by concluding a deal for young prospect Billy Holmes from Derby County. The teenager joins the Fleet on a permanent basis. Essex-born midfielder Holmes has been playing in the U18 Premier League for the Rams this season against the likes of Manchester City, Liverpool…

Belgian Bryan boosts back line

Former Antwerp left-back Bryan van den Bogaert signs for the club today as Daryl McMahon reinforces a defence that has been increasingly light on bodies in recent weeks. Van den Bogaert has been recruited with the injured Joe Howe a couple of weeks away from a return, Aiden Palmer also on the injury list and Craig…