Could you be the next Shilow?

Ebbsfleet United will be announcing forthcoming Academy trial dates next week as the club prepares to cast its eye over the intake for the 2016/17 season. With the news that Shilow Tracey has just signed for Tottenham Hotspur having been brought through the club’s youth training system, overseen by first-team manager Daryl McMahon, Fleet’s Academy setup…

Tracey takes the high road to Tottenham

Ebbsfleet United Academy midfielder Shilow Tracey has completed his move to Tottenham Hotspur for an undisclosed fee. The highly rated 17-year-old has been creating plenty of ripples lately with clubs including Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace, Ipswich Town, Reading and West Ham monitoring his progress. But having trialled with the North London club and been taken on…

Shilow shines in the States

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy prospect Shilow Tracey would likely have played against Phoenix Sports according to Daryl McMahon… but he was otherwise occupied across the Atlantic. The striker, currently interesting plenty of teams at the top level of the English game, is with the Tottenham Academy side in the United States and has played two games…

Charlie charges into contention

Charlie Sheringham “could be like a new signing,” Daryl McMahon has told FleetOnline. The 27-year-old striker returned from a month on loan at Bishop’s Stortford earlier this week and is set to see his first game time in an Ebbsfleet shirt since a substitute appearance in McMahon’s second game as caretaker manager. That was 11 months…

Tottenham take Tracey on trial

The club confirmed today that it has given Tottenham Hotspur formal permission to allow 17-year-old youth team player Shilow Tracey to train with them for a week. He will continue to play for the Fleet Academy U18s. Fleet boss Daryl McMahon told FleetOnline, “Shilow has made a very impressive start to the season, as have a number of…

Stylish Fleet progress in Youth Cup

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side brushed aside the setback of going a goal behind in their Third Qualifying Round tie at home to Maidstone United on Monday night. Having despatched Lingfield, Faversham and Eastbourne Town in previous rounds, Fleet briefly saw their FA Youth Cup ambitions on the rack after the Stones took a 21st-minute lead. A…

Academy on cloud nine

Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side won one of their most important games of the season this afternoon, defeating Eastbourne Borough 3-1 in a crunch top-of-the-table clash. Goals from Shilow Tracey, Leo Mazzone and Jeff Nguede were enough to see off the Sussex side and put a dent in their league title hopes. Fleet took full advantage…

Fleet 3-2 Crystal Palace

Ebbsfleet came from behind to take the points in a match that was very much a game of two halves. On a very wet day the pitch at Stonebridge Road was in an excellent state and despite the continuous rain throughout the match showed no signs of waterlogging. Palace started the game brightly and had…

Academy add more cheer

After last week’s FA Youth Cup victory and the national headlines garnered from 16-year-old Karn Miller-Neave’s goal for the first team in the FA Cup, the Ebbsfleet United Academy team chalked up another fine victory. Their third win from three games in the Football Conference Youth Alliance, Fleet made the short trip to Dartford Whites and…