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Coup for K Sports as Ebbsfleet United return to Cobdown

Monday 18th June 2018

K SPORTS at Cobdown has secured a coup by securing a deal that will see National League side Ebbsfleet United return to the facility for their training.

Fleet previously trained at the site in 2013, but since then the facility has undergone a huge revamp and now hosts floodlit stadia-style 4G pitches, improved grass pitches, a renovated clubhouse and facilities with first-class gym and changing blocks.

Ebbsfleet, divisional rivals of Maidstone United, reached the play-offs in their first season back in the top-flight of non-league football, and they are now looking to kick on for the 2018/19 campaign.

Alan Dennington, CEO of K Sports said, “We are delighted to welcome Ebbsfleet back to Cobdown, now better known as K Sports. The site has transformed into an award-winning, multi-sport facility over the past two years and we are proud to offer the management and squad a training base to call home.

“It’s a testament to the investment and hard work that has taken place that we can attract clubs from the National League and support ambitious, elite teams like Ebbsfleet United. We wish them all the best this season and look forward to a new chapter working together.”

Fleet’s general manager Dave Archer told the club’s website: “The facilities  and the investment in them has been nothing short of phenomenal. The 4G synthetic surface is of the highest standard and the new gym facilities are fantastic.

“One or two of the senior players will remember the facility from before when the club used it as a base; however, the whole facility is now almost unrecognisable and I am sure it will provide the squad with the ideal venue to prepare for the season ahead.”