No excuses for first 45 but a perfect second…

Two-nil down, a man down and with the public mood heading in much the same direction at half-time yesterday, Fleet boss Kevin Watson acknowledged the discontent ringing in his ears as he departed to somehow convince his troops to mount a rally in the second period. That they did exactly that defied even his expectations…

“We had to make changes” – Fleet boss on team selection

Six changes on the Fleet teamsheet yesterday raised a couple of eyebrows pre-kickoff but Kevin Watson had a few of those forced upon him late in the week. Jordan Holmes’ absence to international duty was, of course, known well in advance but both Andre Blackman and Alex Reid were casualties at the 11th hour. “Andre…