Ebbsfleet United chairman Jessica McQueen pleads for infighting to cease as club fight to improve finances
Ebbsfleet chairman Jessica McQueen has called for an end to the
infighting which is damaging the club’s battle for financial
The Fleet appealed for donations to help save the club after
income streams were hit hard by the postponement of recent home
fixtures and more than £20,000 has since been raised by
MyFootballClub members, Fleet Trust members and supporters
affiliated to neither organisation.
But bickering between the various groups has continued
and Mrs McQueen, pictured, appealed for the arguments to
She said: "It’s now about people putting their grievances behind
them. There’s been loads on the forums recently, which saddens all
of us, where they’re tearing each other to pieces.
"It’s time to stop the blame, it’s time to look yourself in the
mirror and say ‘do I want the club to still be there? If I do, it’s
time I did something about it.’ We are owned by MyFC and regardless
of the shortfall of that, we have to make sure we work with
Mrs McQueen confirmed Ebbsfleet were not in danger of entering
administration but admitted the club had never been in a more acute
financial position since she replaced Phil Sonsara as chairman in
She said: "We can’t continue planning by the week. Most business
plans are 18 months but we’re lucky to plan 18 days. We’ve got to
be able to have financial stability at the club, which hasn’t been
here for a long while. Otherwise, I don’t know what the future
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