Ashmore joins Wood for the season

Fleet goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore has agreed a season-long loan deal with fellow National League side Boreham Wood. The 29-year-old began the campaign as Fleet’s first-choice goalkeeper but has seen Jordan Holmes establish himself as the favoured No.1, following Nathan’s 171 appearances and three-and-a-half years at the Kuflink Stadium.  Boreham Wood lost one of their two goalkeepers –…

Nathan Ashmore scoops second player of the year award

Congratulations to Nathan Ashmore who becomes the first Fleet player this century to win the Supporters’ Player of the Year award in successive seasons. And Nathan is the fourth player from our records* to win two player-of-the-year awards – fellow goalkeeper Paul Burnham won twice in 1985 and 1992; Jimmy Jackson did it in 1996…

Final chance for player-of-the-year vote

Who will succeed Nathan Ashmore (pictured) as Fleet player of the year? Or will the goalkeeper join the likes of Jimmy Jackson and Joe Howe as one of the few players to scoop the award twice? The third and final day of voting takes place this Saturday at the home match v Dagenham & Redbridge….

Ashmore the difference between one point and nothing

Fleet goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore came in for praise from his manager after a late save meant Fleet were the first side in 17 games to stop Hartlepool United scoring. “Nathan Ashmore’s made a very important save again,” Garry Hill told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “Nathan Ashmore at the moment is playing very, very well….

Ashmore: a shame we couldn’t do it for the fans

Nathan Ashmore took centre stage at Prenton Park in a pulsating play-off semi-final but two goals in extra-time from James Norwood and Larnell Cole proved the difference between the Tranmere strikers and the Fleet goalkeeper. And the club’s player of the year was gutted for his teammates and the fans. “They’ve been awesome all season…

Deserved awards for Fleet duo

Nathan Ashmore picked up the Supporters’ Player of the Year trophy yesterday to follow in the steps of Lee Smelt, Paul Burnham, Lee Turner and Preston Edwards as goalkeeping recipients of the end-of-year award. “I’m absolutely overwhelmed to have won fans player of the year,” Ashmore said as he succeeded last season’s winner, Kenny Clark….

Ashmore ruling nothing out in Game 100

The last three players to reach 100 games for the Fleet all scored on their milestone appearances – Kenny Clark against Chelmsford, Danny Kedwell against Weston-super-Mare and Sean Shields against Warrington. It might be something of a tall order for the next Fleet centurion being that it’s Nathan Ashmore… but the goalkeeper isn’t ruling anything…

Busy Ashmore “just doing his job” again

“A bit hectic” was how Nathan Ashmore described another evening at work as he saved a penalty, tipped a free-kick around the upright and made another phenomenal stop just prior to Fleet’s equaliser. “Yeah. it was a bit frantic,” Ashmore told BBC Radio Kent’s Ollie Turner. “But I just see it as doing my job….

The memories will never leave, says Fleet keeper

The only Fleet player to feature in every minute of every league game this season has said the post-match celebrations will never leave him as he reflected on clinching promotion last Saturday. Goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore made his 63rd appearance for the club in the victory over Chelmsford City and he told Charles Webster how incredible it…

Vote for Nathan! Plus two England C call-ups!

There was triple recognition for Fleet players  this week as two young guns earned an England C call-up while Nathan Ashmore is in line for Goalkeeper of the Year. Ashmore, who has played in every minute of Fleet’s league season during 2016/17, is up for the gong courtesy of the Non-League Paper‘s annual awards. Voting is carried…