Ex-Dons midfielder on Fleet trial

Fleet handed a trial to 21-year-old midfielder Alfie Egan in the 1-1 draw at Princes Park this evening. The former AFC Wimbledon man, who was released by the League One club this summer, came through the Dons youth ranks and has also played for Sutton United and Kingstonian on loan. Garry Hill said of Egan,…

Dartford 1-1 Fleet

Youth player Tahjae Anderson netted his second goal in as many games as Fleet came from behind to draw with Dartford at Princes Park. In the second pre-season friendly of the summer, Fleet began with much the same side as at K Sports, with the exception of Alfie Egan (late of AFC Wimbledon) replacing the…

Darts next up in summer schedule

The Fleet travel the short distance to Princes Park this evening to take on Dartford in our second pre-season friendly. Fresh from the 4-3 win at K Sports which saw a strong side fielded in the first-half and an eleven made up largely of trialists and academy players in the second, Garry Hill will take…

Main Stand lounge open to all for friendlies

The Main Stand Hospitality Lounge at the Kuflink Stadium will be open to all supporters for our first home friendly this Saturday v Tottenham Hotspur, as well as for the subsequent Charlton Athletic and Brighton & Hove Albion games. For the Spurs game, the Lounge will open from 1pm and then at 6pm for the…

McDonald very much in manager’s plans

Garry Hill has stated that striker Cody McDonald will wear the Fleet shirt this coming season with an autumn return very much the ambition for the ex-Coventry City and Gillingham sharpshooter. McDonald, 33, was Hill’s first signing when he made the move in November, having left AFC Wimbledon. He scored three league goals from five…

K Sports 3-4 Fleet

Goals by Gozie Ugwu, Ayo Obileye (2) and Academy player Tahjae Anderson gave Fleet victory at Cobdown this afternoon against SCEFL Premier Division side K Sports. It was the opening pre-season friendly for both clubs and Fleet travelled with four trialists and seven Academy players in their squad. But it was the 10 current first-teamers…

Fleet boss happy to play a waiting game

Garry Hill doesn’t need anybody counting his squad numbers for him as he prepares for the first pre-season friendly of the summer. Plenty of observers have been keen to helpfully tot up the running totals but the man in control of the process is losing no sleep. “We’ve got 10 now and – obviously –…

OK, go..!

After 10 weeks or so of inactivity on the pitch, Garry Hill’s new-look squad set the wheels in motion on a new season with the first of six friendlies. Training-ground hosts K Sports are first up on their own turf, with their SCEFL Premier Division side up against a Fleet team that will feature a…

Who are K Sports?

Based at Cobdown, near Ditton, K Sports FC are this year celebrating the centenary of the foundation of the club that was established as Aylesford Paper Mills in 1919. That, of course, is where the nickname the Paperboys is derived and they were one of numerous works teams around the country who, before the Second…

Tudors test in new friendly

Fleet will face Hemel Hempstead Town at Vauxhall Road on Saturday, July 20th, as Garry Hill added another friendly to his side’s summer schedule. The game kicks off at 3.00pm and comes in between Fleet’s two home games against Charlton Athletic (16th July) and Brighton & Hove Albion (26th July). It will be our first…