Confident Cook thrives on atmosphere

Ebbsfleet United’s top scorer Anthony Cook, who netted his sixth goal of the season to take Saturday’s FA Cup tie into a replay at Dartford, has vowed to keep “making things happen” in the Fleet final third and go one better than his own personal FA Cup best: the second round with Chelmsford. “The atmosphere…

Fleet 1-1 Dartford

Anthony Cook’s second-half equaliser should keep Fleet fans occupied for the next few days, with cup draws and replays sure to be the order of the day. The winger’s 65th-minute strike cancelled out Lee Noble’s first-half opener as Fleet were also left to rue an early penalty miss from Ben May. Steve Brown made the…

Taking the Long view

Who better to talk to about a high-intensity cup tie than a man who has played alongside Wayne Rooney and against Cristiano Ronaldo? Who has been all the way to Wembley with the Fleet – and almost repeated the trick the following season? Who followed that up with a second Wembley appearance with Stevenage, then promotion…