National Leagues

Time up for Kedwell at Ebbsfleet

Ebbsfleet United have announced the departure of striker Danny Kedwell.

Kedwell scored 65 goals in 206 appearances during his four-and-a-half-year stay at Stonebridge Road and is the club’s 12th highest goalscorer in their history.

“It’s time to say goodbye to Ebbsfleet United,” Kedwell told the Clubs website.

“Getting into three play-offs and getting promoted in one as captain of the club, which I’ll never forget.

“I would like to thank my ex-teammates, they have all been a credit to work with day-in-day-out.

“I made some great friends and I wish them all the best for the future and I’d like to thank all the fans for your great support, you’ve been brilliant.”

A statement from the Vanarama National League side said: “Fleet fans will surely remember Kedwell’s 100% efforts and non-stop work-rate as much as his goals and the sheer commitment of a player, who said at the beginning of last season that he’d happily play until he was 40 – and with tales of glued Achilles and pinned bones to play through the pain down the years, no-one would argue against that.

“Despite not returning to the club after turning down the reduced contract offer this summer, Kedwell won’t be a total stranger to Fleet fans this coming season, however, as he continues his role as Academy manager.

“Wherever he ends up in the next stage of a fine playing career, the club and supporters wish Danny all the very best and with the warmest thanks and fondest memories for all his many achievements in a red shirt.

“The greatest Fleet goalscorer of the 21st century won’t be forgotten in a hurry.”

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