Applications are now open for trials at Ebbsfleet United’s Academy side for the 2020/21 season.

Applications are welcome from players aged 16–18 years of age and currently studying in Years 11/12.

If you feel that EUFC Academy is the place that you would like to continue developing both as a player and academically from September 2020, then to secure your place at one of our trial dates please complete the online registration form confirming which date you would like to attend.

The club actively seeks to offer players a pathway to first-team senior football together with a full-time education, all under the watchful eye of UEFA-qualified coaches.

Managed by former Fleet, Gillingham and AFC Wimbledon striker Danny Kedwell, our Academy side has opportunities to play in the FA Youth Cup, the U19 National League Alliance and the U19 Tactic League. Numerous members of our current Academy side have played in first-team games in the Kent Senior Cup this season and trained alongside our experienced first-team professionals. The most recent success stories are Zach Dainkeh and Mathew Achuba who have both been part of our first-team squad this season, being handed shirt numbers 17 and 18 respectively.

The trials for the Fleet’s 2020/21 intake will be held in Gravesend, Kent on the dates below.

 Monday 17th February 2020, 10am – 1pm (9.30am Registration)

 Monday 6th April 2020, 10m – 11pm (9.30am Registration)

 Tuesday 14th April 2020, 10am – 1pm (9.30am Registration)

 Saturday 9th May 2020, 10am – 1pm (9.30am Registration)

• Candidates MUST register online beforehand at and await a confirmation email from the organisers. These follow-up confirmation emails will be sent by our admin team in due course, nearer the trial date. Please await these emails before contacting the Academy team.

• The Gravesend trial takes place at Elite Venue, Dunkirk Close, Gravesend, Kent DA12 5ND.

• An overview of the Academy programme can be found at