Search

Shields all set for Ebbsfleet move

PUBLISHED: 15:52 16 January 2015 | UPDATED: 15:52 16 January 2015

Sean Shields in action for Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Sean Shields in action for Dagenham & Redbridge (pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO).

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football Leagu

Daggers midfielder still waiting for confirmation from Football League that his contract has been ended six months early

Conference South outfit Ebbsfleet United have announced the signing of Dagenham & Redbridge midfielder Sean Shields, but the 22-year-old’s contract with the Victoria Road club hasn’t officially ended yet.

The Northern Irish under-21 international has agreed to end his contract with Daggers six months early, but the League Two club are still waiting for confirmation from the Football League that Shields contract has been mutually ended.

Shields has been on loan at Stonbridge Road since December 9 and been a regular under new Fleet manager Jamie Day.

And Wayne Burnett revealed earlier this week discussion were set to take place with Ebbsfleet about the midfielder, and the Conference South side have now announced he has joined them on an 18-month contract.

Although Daggers are still awaiting confirmation from the Football League, Shields will depart Victoria Road having made just two starts since signing for the club in January 2013.

The youngster was John Still’s last transfer before departing to Luton Town, but has struggled for chances under Burnett and spent the majority of the start of the current campaign on loan at former club St Albans City.

When confirmed by the Football League, he will exit Daggers having made 13 appearances in all competitions for the club.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

31 minutes ago

London Lions 86 Cheshire Phoenix 87

Yesterday, 18:01

Daggers coach acknowledges National League game was not one for the purists, but delighted with all three points

Yesterday, 16:53

National League: Dagenham & Redbridge 1 (Raymond 83) York City 0

Yesterday, 08:00

Daggers could make as many as five alterations this weekend

Fri, 14:30

Daggers centre-back admits if recent displays continue, Essex club will miss out on top five finish

Fri, 12:45

British boxing team witnessed Westminster attack

Fri, 11:45

Hosts claim World Series of Boxing win at York Hall

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now