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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

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Pledge “fleetplayers”

"I will give at least 20 pounds to the Ebbsfleet United playing budget for 2008-09 but only if 1,000 other people will do the same."

— Thomas David Baker, Joint-owner of Ebbsfleet United

Deadline to sign up by: 21st June 2008
1,015 people signed up (15 over target)

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  • I hope that we can flex our financial muscle here and help Liam bring us our dream of league football.
  • Lets rock this like a hurricane.
    Leyton Rozanski, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • When the Fleet go sailing in? Let's stick an outboard motor on this baby and roar into the League!
    Dave Parton (StaffordRangers4Life), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Eggs and Gammon, poor Rhiannian, Ken had wind. EUFC can have my score.
    Callum Rimmer, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • This is an opportunity to show what our unique membership can achieve. One member has an idea, the speed of the internet lets us take immediate action. It gives us an edge over our other non-league competitors. Go for it!
    David Davis - Gadgetman, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Rock & Roll!! The Ebbsfleet ship is powering ahead!! League 2 her we come!!
    Mike Monair (Mikemon), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Keep in mind that if this money is spent on players it will need to be found again next year to keep them....
    PeteH, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Great idea Mr.T.D.Baker

    I put you on my friends list


    Jürgen Hammer (bjhammer), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Well Done'
    a great idea
  • Ive pledged via facebook - hope we get there. Mark
    Mark Harrison aka markhere, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Ive done the pledge, but i think i put it as anonymous for some reason
    Jack Howes, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Who am I? What time is it? Where are we? What am I doing here? Oh - right, it's you lot. I feel at home again. Up The Fleet!
    V, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Well done bakert, great idea...I'm more than happy to sign up.
    Rich Bowden (sremmah), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • i just payed for the book then this come out but will be worth every penny if we can support Liam with this money going directly to the players budget
    Spencer dolman, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • A great idea. Although money is no guarantee for success this will surely help to bring the type of players that we need to aid our push into the Football League. I would like my money to go to the playing budget regardless of how many get involved in this initiative. In fact at the end of all this why not give an option for people to donate whatever they choose (providing over £20).
    Roly Edwards, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • My thank-you to Liam.
    Ironknee40, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Great idea, up the Fleet!
    Andy H (LUFCMadferret), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • £20 is nothing if we get another good day out at wembley
    Alan Elford, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • At time of pledge we had 1/4 of a lets start on the 2nd arm/leg.
    John Walker (johnneyw), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Another great idea. Had thought about this before with a few differences though.
    HOWEVER.... If all 31,000 members paid this we would have over £620,000 to be a massive boost for transfers and wages, and would surely be a force to reckon with!!! Any votes?
  • Good Thinking Batman
    Lets hope we get enough to put money were their mouths are.
  • Great idea. We should be backing the club to the hilt. It is not enough just to pay £35.00 per year.
    Richar E. Hart
  • Travis, that's a brilliant idea. Come on MyFC, think of what Ebbsfleet could do with 1/2 million £'s? (and a bit more) Absolutely loads...
    £20 isn't a lot on its own but multiply it by 31,000 It's a no brainer really.
    Andy Barton, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • we may not get the 1000, what happens then? Does it mean the idea falls through? If the figure it just short make the amount £25/£30!
    mick fricker, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • come on we are approaching the half way mark keep the pledges coming
    Andew Higham, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Just signed up to be No 500! We're halfway there!
    Joggl, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Better still, if the 31,000 joint owners joined up for three years membership and then put in another £50 for new players maybe we could have two ex-league players. WELL WORTH THE MONEY, FRANKLY!
    RAYMOND GIBSON, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Only four days to go! Get your friends to sign up via text message -- text the words PLEDGE FLEETPLAYERS to 60022 to sign up. The text costs the same as a normal message.
    Reginald Slapknackers, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I agree with several other posters, in that we should maximize our funding advantage. We can afford to be aggressive in getting the top players available. Bringing in the top players would also help at the gate and with the jersey sales. Even if we lose some members, we'd easily make up for it with each remaining member kicking in an extra £50/yr for players. If we want to take this club to the next level, these are the types of actions we must take. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, have huge funding advantages every year, and they maximize those. We should do the same.
    aaron lerner, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Almost 70% sign-up! Magic!!
    Players who have not signed on the dotted line elsewhere, must be wondering now...
    Woolyhat, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • 292 to go !!!
    Slader, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • 235 to go.

    It's going to be close!!
    Gary Smith (Agentsmith), 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • 800 plus! Double pledging will have us thundering home, soon, now!
    caswat3a, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Great to be part of 'The Team'
    Come on da Fleet
    George Alexander, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Seriously everyone, print out a poster for your notice board at work, or hand out flyers in the canteen!

    You can find posters and flyers here:

    Then it's just ctrl-P to print them. Get to it!
    Reginald Slapknackers, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • This is a marvelous idea. It is also a great way to help the fleet for those who can. My wife stated "If I am giving $50 to my favorite politician, you can give $50 to the fleet."
    I won because I will get more for my money.
    GO FLEET!!
    Thomas Trojian, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Raymond Gibson paid £40 in settlement of the pledges of Anthony Heseltine and himself, as we promised.
    RAYMOND GIBSON, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • MYFC members can donate at
  • I don't get the point of this. You send me an email saying I can check that my name is on the pledge list, so I go in and search - find I am not there, and then find the list is incomplete anyway.

    So what is the point?
  • Tony: the list of names is truncated simply because there are so many of them, but there's a link at the bottom of the list of names that you can click if you want to see them all. Here it is, in fact:

    I can confirm that your name appears in the full list.

    Best regards,

    Tim admin team volunteer
    Tim Morley, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • 8 weeks ago, I posted here,

    "I hope that we can flex our financial muscle here and help Liam bring us our dream of league football."

    Today, Ebbsfleet United paid £20,000 to buy striker Michael Gash from Cambridge City. Thanks to all who contributed and I hope everytime you here that Michael Gash has scored for the Fleet, you will smile :-)
    Keith Handley, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
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