Fleet 2-0 Whitstable Town

Bill and Ben ensured that Ebbsfleet United made it to the final of the historic 125th Kent Senior Cup Final at Priestfield Stadium on May 5 after goals from May and Bricknell overcame Whitstable Town. The Ryman League side didn’t quite repeat their near heroics of the FA Trophy tie between the teams earlier this…

Car parking info for KSC game

Ebbsfleet International Car Park C will be open as usual for Tuesday night’s Kent Senior Cup semi-final versus Whitstable Town, which has been switched to Stonebridge Road due to the Oysters’ fixture backlog and pitch problems. Fleet club car park season ticket holders please note that as this game is technically a Whitstable Town home…

Whitstable and Havant games confirmed

Ebbsfleet United have confirmed two dates for outstanding fixtures in the Kent Senior Cup and Skrill South. The KSC semi-final at Whitstable Town will be played on Tuesday, February 18 with the winners progressing to a final at Priestfield Stadium against Dartford, Dover or Bromley. And the league match at Havant & Waterlooville, originally postponed…

Heard turns down Fleet move

Midfielder Scott Heard of Whitstable Town has turned down the chance to join Ebbsfleet United following a formal seven-day approach. Manager Steve Brown said, “Scott has impressed me on the three occasions I have seen him play. We made a formal approach for him last week but League rules meant we couldn’t speak to him until today. “He…

Give us credit for fightback, says Brown

Ebbsfleet United manager Steve Brown preferred to take the positives of FA Trophy progress and his side’s never-say-die attitude in the aftermath of the hard-fought victory over Whitstable Town. “We fell behind again and no-one will give us credit for coming back whether they’re two leagues below us or not,” Brown told BBC Radio Kent’s…

Varney hails ‘fantastic’ fans

Ebbsfleet United vice chairman Peter Varney hailed Operation Oyster as a total success after 500 Ebbsfleet United fans swelled the attendance to 742 in the FA Trophy second round win at Whitstable Town. Varney said, “The fans were magnificent and to turn out in such large numbers was a boost to everyone at the club….

Can Fleet burst the Whitsta-bubble?

Fleet travel to the Kent coast knowing the final stages of the FA Trophy are well within reach as they take on an in-form Whitstable side who have already broken their own personal best by reaching Round 2 of the competition. With Shane Huke an absentee thanks to his long-term injury, and Tom Phipp –…

Fleet boss plays down Whitstable comments

Ebbsfleet United manager Steve Brown refuted recent press suggestions that the club was unhappy with the Ryman League allowing postponement of a midweek game to give Whitstable Town more preparation time for Saturday’s FA Tropy clash. “I must address the recent publications in the press that we as a club are upset that Whitstable were…

Fleet double up for semi-final

Ebbsfleet United will travel to the Belmont Ground for a second time after they were paired with Whitstable Town in the semi-final of the Kent Senior Cup. The game is scheduled for February 18. The KSC tie duplicates the forthcoming FA Trophy Round 2 game this Saturday against the Ryman League Division One South side. The…

Operation Oyster: wear white to Whitstable!

The Club and the Fleet Trust have joined forces to take as many Ebbsfleet United supporters as possible to the FA Trophy match against Whitstable on Saturday 14 December under the banner of ‘Operation Oyster’. The aim is to try and take a minimum of 300 supporters to the match all decked out in something…