Captain King calls time on career

Fleet skipper Jack King has announced his retirement from the game following the conclusion of the 2019/20 season. After 16 years in senior football and another six on the books of Oxford United and Swansea City as a youngster, the 34-year-old has called time on a career that has taken him from the Hellenic Premier…

Fleet boss on skipper retirement

Manager Kevin Watson has praised Jack King’s contribution to the Fleet dressing room after the captain announced his retirement following the conclusion of the 2019/20 campaign. Watson inherited the skipper’s leadership qualities on his appointment as caretaker and then permanent boss in October and he was full of plaudits for the former Preston and Stevenage…

The merry month of May

Following on from the first blank April of the club’s existence, we are now officially in the close season with the month of May these days reserved only for play-off participants. That wasn’t always the case, however, with league fixture schedules which routinely overlapped into early May for most of our 20th century seasons, with…