Dagenham & Redbridge 5-2 Fleet

The Fleet-Dagenham old boys’ reunion this afternoon went the way of those in the Essex half as the Daggers progressed in the Buildbase FA Trophy, an unassailable 3-0 lead in the first-half doing all the damage. Lee Martin’s second-half goal sparked hopes of a revival but it was all too brief before former Fleet favourite…

PREVIEW: Friends reunited over the river

James Dobson, Reece Grant, Will Wood, Daryl McMahon, Steve Gritt, David Jupp, Kenny Clark, Sam Deering, Darren McQueen, Dean Rance, Myles Weston. Just 11 of those potentially involved tomorrow who will have worn both badges gives an added edge to what the outside world might otherwise take as a run-of-the-mill Buildbase FA Trophy clash. With…

Fleet 1-1 Chippenham Town (4-2 on pens)

The third part of this season’s Ebbsfleet-Chippenham odyssey was simply a rehash of the second in reverse – but this time with the visitors equalising late and going on to lose the resulting penalty shootout. And once more the old cliché about waiting for buses and three coming along at once rang true as far…

Chips on Tuesday again!

Ebbsfleet United and Chippenham Town will renew knockout-competition rivalry after we were paired with our fellow Vanarama National League South side in Round 2 of the Buildbase FA Trophy. It’s a home draw, so the clubs will meet once more at the Kuflink Stadium, as we did for the Emirates FA Cup tie that Chippenham…

Screentime for Shots semis

Ebbsfleet United FCtv have added semi-final footage from the 2008 FA Trophy Road to Wembley to the club YouTube Channel. This morning the first leg at Stonebridge Road is available, including post-match interview with two-penalty hero Chris McPhee, who sent the home side into a swift 2-0 lead with Paul McCarthy’s instant response to champions…

From the video archive: Fleet’s open-top triumph

Now added to our YouTube channel is the video of the Fleet squad’s parade through Northfleet and Gravesend with the FA Trophy on this day, 12 years ago. It includes interviews with manager Liam Daish, assistant Alan Kimble, defender Sacha Opinel and club secretary Roly Edwards recalling the squad’s invitation to the Civic Centre and…

Watch it ‘LIVE’! Our FA Trophy Final v Torquay United

It is 12 years to the day since some 40,000 fans descended on the then new national stadium at Wembley to watch Ebbsfleet United take on Torquay United. To celebrate the anniversary of our one and only appearance – and victory – at the famous venue, we’ll be streaming the entire match live from 2.45pm…

Fleet host Linnets in Trophy tie

Ebbsfleet United have been handed a home tie against National League North leaders and conquerors of Dover Athletic, King’s Lynn Town, in Round 2 of the Buildbase FA Trophy. The Linnets beat Dover on penalties last Saturday and are currently three points clear at the top of their division, ahead of York City. The Norfolk…

“The confidence is apparent”

Kevin Watson’s Fleet have lost just twice in 12 games following their latest outing, a Buildbase FA Trophy win at Enfield Town. And the boss is seeing real evidence that his side, having tightened up at the back, are playing the game with poise and confidence. “I’m not sure what that is, two defeats in…