Wembley here Fleet come
PUBLISHED: 16:51 19 March 2008 | UPDATED: 09:35 23 August 2010
FANS have branded Ebbsfleet United s success in reaching Wembley to play in the final of the FA Trophy as one of the greatest achievements in their history. Ebbsfleet United beat Aldershot over two legs last Saturday in the semi final to send them to the
FANS have branded Ebbsfleet United's success in reaching Wembley to play in the final of the FA Trophy as one of the greatest achievements in their history.
Ebbsfleet United beat Aldershot over two legs last Saturday in the semi final to send them to the final at Wembley against Torquay on May 10.
The club, based at Stonebridge Road, were recently taken over by MyFootball Club.co.uk - a football fans' website which allows members to pick the team and decide on transfers.
Jessica McQueen, chair of the Ebbsfleet United Supporters Trust, said: "We are absolutely delighted. It is brilliant news for everyone involved in the football club.
"It is one of the biggest things to have happened to the club ever since I have been involved, our trip to Aston Villa in the FA cup a few years ago is up there and so is our promotion to the Conference from the Ryman League, but going to Wembley is a great achievement. It's a place everybody wants to go regardless of what level of team you support.
"We have to put our success down to the hard work of the team and to the manger Liam Daish. Something like this has put us in the spotlight and could bring huge benefits to the club, and I would hope that more and more people sign up to MyFootballClub. co.uk at the news.
"We have members all over the world, I know of one fan from Australia who is coming over especially for the game."
My Football Club member Spencer Dolman, of Mariners Way, Northfleet, a Chelsea fan who now goes to all of the Fleets' home games said: "I was at the match against Aldershot and when that final goal went in it was fantastic.
"It was then that we knew we were going
"It is a fantastic achievement. I am so pleased for everyone involved.
"The weekend of the final is my stag do weekend in York but I'm going to come down to Wembley for the day to watch the game. I wouldn't miss it for the world."
Paul Harrison, of Hillside Avenue, Gravesend said: "I have been a supporter for more than 50 years and it has got to be the biggest game in the club's history."
The Supporters Trust has urged fans to be patient in waiting for tickets and say they will let supporters know when they are on sale.