On This Day: March 21

21st March 1959Fleet 2-1 Trowbridge TownDefending our Southern League title of the previous season (the league having become the short-lived Southern League SE Zone), Jackie Bridge and Jimmy Fletcher scored in front of a 2,222 crowd as we kept the pressure on for a second successive title. But it wasn’t to be as we were…

It’s time for Timlin

Ebbsfleet United are pleased to announce the signing until the end of the season of central midfielder Michael Timlin. The experienced former Southend United and Republic of Ireland youth international goes straight into the squad for the game at Torquay United this weekend. He has spent the past season and a half with Stevenage, leaving…

Alex Reid returns to Stevenage

Ebbsfleet United can confirm that striker Alex Reid’s loan period has not been extended and, with the expiry of the original deal passed this weekend, he has returned to parent club Stevenage. Alex – who played in AFC Fylde’s play-offs and FA Trophy campaign last season – arrived in late August, making his debut as…

Two new signings for the Fleet

Garry Hill has added two attacking players to his squad ahead of the 3.00pm kick-off v Aldershot Town. The first is Botti Biabi, a 23-year-old former Scotland U19 striker who played in the Scottish Championship with Falkirk after coming through Clydebank’s ranks. He was signed for a six-figure fee by Swansea City in 2015 and…

Fleet get the Ball rolling on the week

Ebbsfleet United are delighted to announce our next new signing – midfielder James Ball – as the latest to join Garry Hill’s squad. The 23-year-old Bolton-born box-to-box player signs from Stevenage after spending last season in League Two. James began his career in Bolton’s academy, playing on loan for Hyde United, before he went on…

Stevenage seal deal for star striker Godden

Ebbsfleet United top scorer Matt Godden will not be plying his trade at Stonebridge Road in 2016/17 after the 24-year-old agreed terms with League Two side Stevenage to seal a move to the Lamex Stadium. Having scored 30 goals in all competitions last season, Godden was hot property at the end of the season and returns…