Parklife for walking footballers

Football might still be on hold for the majority of non-league clubs and grassroots outfits but the Fleet’s Over 50s walking footballers are oiling the gears for a return to friendly action as soon as the authorities give the green-light. Our boys have returned to training at Gravesend’s Woodlands Park on Thursday nights (6.30pm-7.30pm) with…

Walking football open evening for interested players

Ebbsfleet United’s Walking Football squad is inviting anyone with an interest in playing football with a view to joining our Over 50s to come along to the Fleet Trust Office at the Kuflink Stadium on the evening of Tuesday 11th February. The Fleet squad that play in our two teams of Over 50s and Over…

Debut win for Over 60s

Ebbsfleet United can now proudly boast an over 60s football team and they started as they mean to go on by winning their first ever game, writes Chris Judge. Due to the popularity of the Over 50s walking football initiative that has swept the country, the Ebbsfleet squad has now developed a further age group…

Walking football squad add first silverware

Ahead of the first-team’s must-win clash at Havant & Waterlooville, the Over 50s Walking Football squad secured some welcome silverware as they competed for the Kent League Plate last Sunday, writes Steve East.   Due to their respective league positions and a number of other teams declining to take on the mighty Fleet, the Plate final…

Walking Football team gets busy

The Fleet’s Walking Football team will present a cheque before kick-off v FC Halifax Town to hand over funds they collected by playing in a charity tournament recently to raise money for an ill youngster with neuroblastoma. The Over 50s have been busy of late, having also taken part in a tournament against West Ham in…

Walking footballers in charity game

Ebbsfleet United’s Walking Football team will be taking part in a charity tournament this weekend in aid of a fantastic cause raising funds for a four-year-old boy suffering from neuroblastoma. The Over 50s squad will be playing this Sunday (October 28th) at Goals in Dartford, kicking-off at 11am – and your support in person will be…

Walking Football team looking for managers

The Ebbsfleet United Walking Football squad is looking for managers this coming season. The Over 50s squad have entered two teams into the Kent League this season – the Reds and the Whites.  They are now seeking two managers to work for the benefit of the squad overall, but for each of them to take…

Walking footballers round off season with a fine win

The Fleet’s first-team squad may well be laying back on a beach or watching the World Cup at a poolside bar, but our Over 50s players enjoyed no such luxury with the walking football hotshots pulling on their boots last night for a Kent derby. The squad earned a fantastic 4-1 win over Margate in…

Fleet coaches run Fit-Bit participants through their paces

Following the Fleet Over 50s Walking Football squad’s first win in the Kent Walking Football League against Dover (a comprehensive 4-2 victory), the players were put through their paces at an event hosted by EUFC as part of Ebbsfleet Development Corporation’s and NHS England’s Healthy New Town Initiative. First-team coach David Jupp and EUFC Sports…

Walking the walk

It was time for the pre-match bravado to stop and for Fleet’s veterans to step up to the mark in their first proper Over 50s Walking Football fixture (albeit a friendly). The team had limbered up via a couple of training sessions and finally got to play for real on the Stonebridge Road pitch on Wednesday…