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…

Enfield Town 0-2 Fleet

Quickfire Fleet landed in the Second Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy as Alex Reid’s goal after 53 seconds sent them on their way. Gozie Ugwu added a second and Jordan Holmes saved a penalty as the visitors recorded a welcome clean sheet. Fleet made two changes, with Lawrie Wilson and Tomi Adeloye starting, Myles…

Trophy opposition “a decent team” warns Fleet boss

A new venue and a new opposition provide a change of scenery and competition as the Buildbase FA Trophy kicks off for the Fleet at Enfield’s QEII Stadium. The BetVictor Isthmian Premier side will be targeting this one as an opportunity to make a name for themselves by claiming a higher-division scalp but Kevin Watson…

Fleet go to Enfield in Trophy

The Fleet have been drawn away to Enfield Town in the First Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy. The London club are currently in the promotion hunt in the BetVictor Isthmian Premier Division and have lost only two league games this season. They have also beaten higher opposition in the form of Braintree Town in…

“It just didn’t go our way” says boss

Garry Hill took the Trophy exit on the chin against his former club as he saw his side come close to a goal on numerous occasions but it was Peter Taylor’s Dagenham to go through. “I can’t come in after the game and knock the players in respect of effort or commitment or lack of…

Fleet 0-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

Fleet exited the Buildbase FA Trophy at the opening hurdle for the first time in six years as Dagenham made it through for their first appearance in Round Two since 2006/07. In freezing and wet conditions, the home side certainly had the chances to take the visitors to a replay at the very least but…