Fleet chief wants answers on Salisbury City saga

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10:20am Monday 28th July 2014

Ebbsfleet manager Steve Brown is demanding answers from the Conference over the Salisbury City saga.

Brown keeps feet on ground after Pompey become latest scalp

News Shopper: Steve Brown

9:30am Monday 28th July 2014

Ebbsfleet United manager Steve Brown revealed he was not getting carried away with his side’s good pre-season form, even after Saturday’s 3-0 home victory over Portsmouth.

Wands enjoy shock Palace win

News Shopper: Connor McLaren (far right) blasts the ball past Alex Stavrinou to score the only goal of the game. PICTURES BY DAVE BUDDEN.

12:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Cray’s unbeaten start to pre-season continued with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace’s youngsters on Tuesday evening.

Young inspires Wings to victory

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6:39pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Preparations for the new season continued well for Welling United as they stretched their unbeaten stretch to five games with victory at Maidstone.

PICTURE COMPILATION: Welling 1-1 Gillingham

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11:38am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Welling's build up to the new season continued on Saturday with a creditable 1-1 draw against Football League outfit Gillingham - see the best shots from Keith Gillard.

Wings rue late missed penalty

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11:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

Joe Healy’s stunning equaliser earned Welling a 1-1 draw with League One Gillingham.

Kids to get free entry for Bromley v Swindon Town friendly

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2:12pm Friday 18th July 2014

Swindon Town will send a full strength side to take on Bromley at Hayes Lane on July 26 – with all U16s allowed in for free.

Former Bromley footballer guilty of match-fixing Down Under

News Shopper: David Obaze gives Bromley the lead. EDMUND BOYDEN.

11:05am Thursday 17th July 2014

A former Bromley FC footballer has been fined by an Australian court for match-fixing.

PICTURE COMPILATION: Bromley 0-2 Gillingham

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3:45pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Bromley were beaten 2-0 at home by Gillingham last night in a pres-season friendly and photographer Edmund Boyden snapping away on the touchline.

Wings take honours in local derby

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11:52pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

VCD Athletic started their pre-season campaign by hosting Welling United, who had already beaten Sittingbourne and Charlton.

Welling claim morale boosting pre-season victory

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12:06am Sunday 13th July 2014

Football returned to Park View Road with the annual pre-season friendly between Welling United and Charlton Athletic.

Ex-Millwall favourite says yes to Borough but former Spurs star declines offer

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10:19am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Former Millwall striker Gary Alexander has signed for Greenwich Borough - but Edgar Davids will not be joining after being linked with a shock move to the non-league minnows.

Former Spurs, Juventus and Ajax star in discussions with Borough on shock move

News Shopper: Ex-Eagle Edgar Davids in action for Crystal Palace

9:26am Tuesday 24th June 2014

Edgar Davids could be set for a shock move to Southern Counties East League outfit Greenwich Borough.

Dartford boss admits sense of relief after Salisbury relegation hands his club reprieve

News Shopper: Tony Burman. PICTURE BY KEITH GILLARD.

4:44pm Monday 16th June 2014

Manager Tony Burman admits he was relieved after Dartford were reinstated back into the Conference following Salisbury City’s demotion to the Conference South.

UPDATE: Dartford handed Conference reprieve as Salisbury demotion finally confirmed

News Shopper: David Skinner (above) says Dartford have yet to hear anything from the Conference

5:20pm Friday 13th June 2014

Dartford have finally discovered they will play in the Conference again next season after Salisbury City’s financial problems saw them officially relegated late this afternoon.

Midfielder has Welling contract cancelled by mutual consent

News Shopper: Ross Lafayette scores Welling's consolation goal. PICTURES BY DAVE BUDDEN.

1:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Welling’s summer recruitment problems continue after Matthew Harriott became the latest player to change his mind about playing for the club next season.

VIDEOS: Relive England's 7 opening World Cup fixtures from 1982 to 2010

News Shopper: Sven-Goran Eriksson led England to the quarter-finals in 2002 and 2006

3:40pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

The nation is now counting down the hours until Saturday’s fixture against Italy so we’ve taken a nostalgic look back with a video compilation of England’s previous seven opening games from 1982 onwards to help get you in the World Cup mood.

Wings v Addicks tickets go on sale

News Shopper: Joe Pigott fires the Addicks in front at Park View Road. PICTURE BY KEITH GILLARD.

10:16am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Tickets for the upcoming Welling v Charlton pre-season friendly went on sale from Park View Road this morning.

9 World Cup stars with links to SE London and north Kent

News Shopper: Roy Hodgson has previous with Crystal Palace and Gravesend & Northfleet (now known as Ebbsfleet United). Picture by David Purday.

11:57am Friday 6th June 2014

The World Cup is less than a week away so what better time to have a closer look at some of the figures involved with connections to the News Shopper area?

Day snaps up released Arsenal defender

News Shopper: Wings boss Jamie Day. Picture by Dave Budden.

5:01pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Welling have wasted no time in snapping up central defender Zach Fagan following his recent release by Arsenal.

VIDEO: Wings midfielder wins non-league goal of the season award for Grimsby stunner

News Shopper: Joe Healy controls the ball before opening the scoring

4:18pm Thursday 15th May 2014

If you Google Joe Healy and Welling United, the most outrageous of finishes will pop up on your screen of the midfielder scoring a spectacular goal against Grimsby Town.

Brown demands title challenge from Ebbsfleet after Dover play-off final loss

News Shopper: Steve Brown consoles Joe Howe at the final whistle

10:07am Monday 12th May 2014

Ebbsfleet United manager Steve Brown challenged his side to go one better next season after Saturday’s 1-0 Conference South play-off final defeat against Dover Athletic.

Dover enjoy victory over Ebbsfleet in play-off final

News Shopper: Alex Osborn applauds the home fans

5:11pm Saturday 10th May 2014

Former Fleet player Nathan Elder ruined Ebbsfleet United’s promotion dream by scoring the decisive winning goal for Dover Athletic in today’s Conference South play-off final.

Ebbsfleet owner plans more improvements

News Shopper: Doctor Abdulla Al-Humaidi

9:00am Thursday 8th May 2014

Dr Abdulla Al-Humaidi is promising more improvements at Ebbsfleet United next season, even if the club don’t win promotion to the Conference in Saturday’s play-off final against Dover.

Ebbsfleet boss wants packed Stonebridge Road for Dover play-off final

News Shopper: Steve Brown

5:14pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Steve Brown wants Stonebridge Road packed to the rafters for Saturday’s play-off final date with Dover Athletic.

Ebbsfleet ease through to play-off final despite Bromley defeat

News Shopper: Preston Edwards is beaten by Danny Waldren's (numver four) winner. Pictures by Edmund Boyden.

10:30am Tuesday 6th May 2014

Bromley’s promotion dream was ended on Saturday despite a 1-0 play-off semi-final second leg win over Ebbsfleet at Hayes Lane.

Fleet enjoy convincing Dover cup success

News Shopper: Paul Lorraine (above) skippered Fleet in what could have been his last ever game for the club. Picture by Keith Gillard.

2:30pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Ebbsfleet United began a crucial week in style by securing the Kent Senior Cup with a 4-0 victory at against Dover at Priestfield yesterday.

VIDEO: Cristiano Ronaldo joins Dartford footballers for kickabout

News Shopper: Kaka Dembele (left) and Charlie Bex in their Dartford academy kit.

2:11pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Imagine you are having a kickabout with your mates when Cristiano Ronaldo suddenly sprints into view and demands the ball.

Ebbsfleet in play-offs driving seat after Bromley win

News Shopper: Joe Howe goes close

11:10pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Ebbsfleet enjoyed a convincing 4-0 victory over Bromley in the first leg of the Conference South play-offs at Stonebridge Road this evening.

Vickers wrap up league crown as boss targets more success

News Shopper: The promotion party gets underway

1:08pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

VCD Athletic FC are celebrating back-to-back promotions after Saturday’s 6-0 demolition of Romford secured the Isthmian Division One North title.

Wands manager already looking ahead to next season after relegation

News Shopper: Keith Bird. Picture by Edmund Boyden.

12:21pm Monday 28th April 2014

Cray Wanderers are looking to make an instant return to the Isthmian Premier Division after finishing rock bottom this year.

Brown has lots to think about ahead of Bromley play-off games

News Shopper: Steve Brown

11:48am Monday 28th April 2014

Ebbsfleet manager Steve Brown praised his players for putting on an entertaining performance for the crowd following his side’s 4-0 end of season home victory against Dorchester.

McMahon at the double for Ebbsfleet in Dorchester triumph

News Shopper: Daryl McMahon fires Fleet 1-0 up

11:23am Monday 28th April 2014

Ebbsfleet United closed off the regular season in style with a 4-0 win over Dorchester Town at Stonebridge Road on Saturday.

Bromley warm up for play-offs with Gosport win

News Shopper: Pierre Joseph Dubois (above) gave Bromley an early lead. Picture by Edmund Boyden.

10:36am Monday 28th April 2014

Play-off semi-finalists Bromley ended the regular season with a fine 2-1 victory on their first ever visit to Gosport Borough on Saturday.

Enfield stay up by beating Cray Wanderers

12:43pm Monday 28th April 2014

Cray’s final game in the Isthmian Premier ended in a 2-1 defeat against an Enfield Town side who needed to win to secure safety.

Welling sign off with thrilling victory

News Shopper: Jake Gallagher celebrates making it 3-3. Pictures by Dave Budden.

1:44am Sunday 27th April 2014

After a first half which was as disappointing as most of April had been, Welling put in a second period display that finished their season in spectacular style.

Chief exec keen for Wings to continue making progress

News Shopper: Mawson is congratulated

12:26pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Welling United chief executive Barry Hobbins sees the Football League as more of a target than a dream for his beloved club.

Wings boss thinking ahead already

News Shopper: Player-manager Jamie Day

3:10pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

After comfortably avoiding relegation in Welling United’s first season in the top tier of non-league football, Jamie Day already has his sights set on doing it all again.

Stortford comeback gives Bromley boss play-offs lift

News Shopper: Manager Mark Goldberg saw his side lose pole position at Farnborough. Picture by Keith Gillard.

1:27pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Bromley manager Mark Goldberg hopes Monday’s 3-2 win over Bishop’s Stortford will stand his team in good stead ahead of the play-offs.

Brown stays upbeat on Ebbsfleet play-off prospects

News Shopper: Steve Brown. Picture by Keith Gillard.

10:29am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Ebbsfleet United manager Steve Brown remains confident his side will qualify for the Conference South play-offs despite Monday’s 1-0 loss at Maidenhead United allowing other teams to close the gap.

Maidenhead frustrate Ebbsfleet United

News Shopper: Anthony Cook

10:01am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Ebbsfleet United are still to book their place in the Conference South play-offs following a disappointing 1-0 away loss to Maidenhead on a rainy Bank Holiday Monday afternoon.

Bank Holiday seaside misery for Wands

11:12am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Cray’s final away game in the Isthmian Premier League ended in an emphatic 5-0 Bank Holiday Monday defeat after a clinical display of finishing from Margate.

Bromley bounce back to beat Bishop's Stortford

News Shopper: Danny Waldren heads to the crowd after firing Bromley 2-1 in front

4:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Bromley came from two goals down in their final home fixture of the regular season to win with three second-half goals against Bishop’s Stortford on Bank Holiday Monday afternoon.

Welling crash again

News Shopper: Jake Gallagher's header strikes the crossbar. Photo: Dave Budden

10:47pm Monday 21st April 2014

Neither team had much more than pride to play for as Welling United made their final away trip of the season to Salisbury.

Penalties, deadly diseases, Jose Mourinho and James Milner: 10 reasons why England WILL win the World Cup in Brazil

News Shopper: INJURED: Wayne Rooney

9:41am Sunday 20th April 2014

The wait is nearly over. Just over 50 days remain until the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Here, News Shopper brings you 10 reasons why England CAN and WILL win the World Cup.

Welling defeated by champions Luton Town

6:41pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Having won the Conference Premiership on Tuesday through Cambridge United’s defeat, Luton Town celebrated with victory at Welling United.

Football club agrees ground share

5:23pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Seven Acre & Sidcup FC have signed a three-year deal to ground share at the Sporting Club Thamesmead facility, the home of Thmaesmead Town FC.

Wands denied late point by woodwork

10:05am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Cray went down 1-0 to a late goal at Bury Town on Saturday in a lively end of season encounter.

Brown rues Ebbsfleet's inability to kill Sutton off

News Shopper: Jamie Taylor celebrates after equalising for Sutton. Picture by Paul Loughlin.

1:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

Ebbsfleet manager Steve Brown revealed he was disappointed with the fact his side did not sew the game up when in the ascendency before going on to lose 3-1 at Sutton.

Fleet suffer setback at play-off rivals Sutton United

News Shopper: Simon Downer is mobbed by Jamie Taylor, Lee Sawyer and Louis John after giving Sutton the lead

2:08pm Monday 14th April 2014

Ebbsfleet United suffered a disappointing 3-1 defeat away to play-off rivals Sutton United on a sunny Saturday afternoon at The Borough Sports Ground.

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