Daryl McMahon has put the finishing touches to his pre-season programme that will see Fleet play five friendly matches away from home due to construction work at Stonebridge Road.
The squad reports back for duty on July 1st, two days before a week’s pre-season training camp in Portugal. A match against a local side in Portugal, to be announced, will take place on July 8th.
Once back on home soil, the Fleet will kick-off pre-season in earnest with a trip to VCD Athletic and further games will take place at Welling, Tonbridge and Billericay Town. A home match, against Braintree Town, newly managed by former Concord boss Danny Cowley, will be played on August 1st.
The full programme is as follows:
Weds July 8th / in Portugal (opposition to be confirmed)
Tues July 14th / VCD Athletic (Away)
Sat July 18th / Welling United (Away)
Tues July 21st / Tonbridge Angels (Away)
Sat July 25th / Billericay Town (Away)
Tue July 28th / Boreham Wood (Away)
Sat August 1st / Braintree Town (Home)
The FA also announced its fixture list for the 2015/16 season yesterday – and dates for the Fleet to note include the Second Qualifying Round of the FA Cup on September 26th and the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy on November 28th. The Trophy Final will be played at Wembley on Sunday, May 22nd – which for the first time will be a double-header with the FA Vase Final, with both games occurring on the same day.