Westy out to blunt Daggers and Darts

If there’s one player in the Fleet squad who understands the current links with Dagenham and the historic links with Dartford, it’s Michael West. The 29-year-old played against Daggers boss Daryl McMahon in the 2010/11 promotion final and under him as Fleet manager from 2015-17. And he appeared in the first North Kent derby for…

“Score yours and Tom Hadler will save one”

Attitude and determination contributed to Fleet’s ruthless despatch of penalties last night against Chippenham Town and that desire to go through, in spite of a last-gasp equaliser, was what most pleased Dennis Kutrieb after the final whistle. The manager revealed his players hadn’t honed their spot-kick technique in the days leading up to the match…

Fleet 1-1 Chippenham Town (4-2 on pens)

The third part of this season’s Ebbsfleet-Chippenham odyssey was simply a rehash of the second in reverse – but this time with the visitors equalising late and going on to lose the resulting penalty shootout. And once more the old cliché about waiting for buses and three coming along at once rang true as far…