Ebbsfleet United manager Daryl McMahon retains 17 players

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

EBBSFLEET UNITED have announced their retained list for next season with 17 players featuring in Daryl McMahon’s plans.

Nathan Ashmore, Chris Bush, Kenny Clark, Luke Coulson, Andy Drury, Danny Kedwell, Darren McQueen, Sam Magri, Jonathan Miles, Jack Payne, Jack Powell, Dean Rance, Sean Shields, Myles Weston, Corey Whitely, Lawrie Wilson and Dave Winfield have been retained.

McMahon, meanwhile, has transfer listed Bagasan Graham and Danny Mills.

“This means in addition to the three players already announced as leaving, that Ollie Boulding, Febian Brandy and Karn Miller-Neave will also be released on the expiry of their contracts,” said a club statement, which was published on www.ebsbfleetunited.co.uk.

“Additionally, Aaron McLean will be hanging up his boots as a player after 41 appearances in a Fleet shirt and 11 goals, having made the transition to the club’s coaching team in 2017/18.

“Yado Mambo, who retired from Fleet duties due to injury, has signed for Wealdstone to resurrect his playing career in the National League South.

“Boulding and Miller-Neave graduated from the club’s Academy, the latter announcing his arrival with a free-kick goal on his debut in the FA Cup. Boulding made five appearances in total for the Fleet and Miller-Neave seven.

“Former Manchester United youth Brandy was signed after a spell in Thailand but was restricted by injury to two substitute appearances.

“All of us at Ebbsfleet United wish our departing players all the very best in their future careers.

“Bagasan Graham and Danny Mills are both still contracted to the club but have been made available for transfer.

“McMahon, having met with his squad and potential transfer targets prior to his holiday; the club will announce any new signings as we complete deals through the summer.”

Ebbsfleet United finished in sixth-place in the Vanarama National League table with 74 points from their 46 games.  They beat Aldershot Town 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Hampshire but suffered a 4-2 extra time defeat at Tranmere Rovers in the play-off Semi-Final.

League runners-up Tranmere Rovers were promoted along with champions Macclesfield Town after beating Boreham Wood 2-1 with ten men for 89 minutes in the Wembley Promotion Final on 12 May.

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