One stays, one goes, as Fleet edge closer to final squad

Striker Charlie Sheringham has re-signed for the Fleet this morning but the club will be parting company with defender Anthony Acheampong who has been released. Sheringham, 28, will embark on his third season with the Fleet having battled back from injury and hopes to continue the form of the early part of his Stonebridge Road career…

Truro City 1-1 Fleet

Ten-man Fleet salvaged a point from their longest away trip of the season as Anthony Acheampong’s second-half equaliser kept his side’s unbeaten away record intact. And although Daryl McMahon’s team saw their lead at the top cut by Maidstone United, the rescue of a point following the sending-off of Matt Fish, together with Sutton letting…

AA substitution ‘just a precaution’

With Daryl McMahon facing the prospect of losing Tom Bonner to suspension for three games over the Christmas period, the Fleet boss confirmed to FleetOnline that the midweek substitution of Anthony Acheampong against Phoenix Sports was “just a precaution”. “AA took a nasty knock and his eye was swollen. McMahon said. “In that situation, I couldn’t really…

“Match officials need to have proper coaching”

Vice chairman Peter Varney confirmed today that the club will be lodging a formal complaint regarding the match referee and match assessor in yesterday’s match at home to Bishop’s Stortford. Varney told FleetOnline, “At 2.30pm our left back Joe Howe was injured in the warm-up. We replaced him with Aiden Palmer who was not in…

Fleet get AA assurance

Ebbsfleet United central defender Anthony Acheampong has signed a contract extension to keep him at Stonebridge Road until June 2016. The 25-year-old, who won the Conference South title with Welling United, signed from Barnet in February 2014; he slotted straight into the Fleet side and has been a regular and reliable team member ever since….

Welling United 2-3 Fleet (aet)

Fleet turned in an extraordinary performance to reverse a 2-0 deficit at half-time, survive the sending off in extra time of Anthony Acheampong and then win this FA Trophy replay at the death with a late Matt Godden strike. As if the recent Fleet-Welling dramas weren’t enough for the headline writers, this had thrills and spills…

Fleet 1-1 Welling United

Try as both clubs might to avoid Jamie Day managing his first game against his old side, football has other ideas. A draw between the Fleet and Welling this afternoon means they must do it all over again at Park View Road on Tuesday as the 10-man visitors held on. Caretaker manager Daryl McMahon installed Shane…

Fleet 0-0 Bath City

Fleet could only close the gap on leaders Basingstoke Town by a point after a goalless draw, coupled with Anthony Acheampong’s late red card, summed up a disappointing afternoon. Steve Brown named an unchanged side, with new signing Brendan Kiernan having to be content with a place on the bench. Bath started with top scorer David…

Fleet 1-0 Hayes & Yeading Utd

Anthony Acheampong’s second goal in a Fleet shirt was enough to keep his side firmly embedded in fourth place in a strangely disjointed encounter against a Hayes & Yeading side who suffered their seventh defeat in a row. The home side made only one change, Michael West coming in for the injured Ben May while…

Fleet 3-0 Staines Town

Ebbsfleet United removed Staines’ threat with a first-half goal blitz that was more than enough to consolidate their position in the play-off zone and with it move to within a point of second-placed Eastleigh. With the weather once again eating up a large chunk of the Skrill South fixture list, Stonebridge Road withstood a downpour…