Watson bemoans last 25 ‘capitulation’

Fleet boss Kevin Watson admitted he was shellshocked after Chesterfield’s last half-hour blitz that saw the scoreline accelerate from goalless to 4-0 in double quick time. And the manager didn’t tone down his words in the aftermath. “We don’t just lose when we lose,” he said. “We capitulate and in that last 20, 25 minutes…

Chesterfield 4-0 Fleet

Nathan Tyson became the first substitute in Chesterfield history to score a hat-trick as the Notts County loanee won the game for the home side. From off the bench, Tyson dealt the knockout blow to leave Fleet on the ropes as the last half hour became a difficult watch for the 126 travelling fans. Kevin…

Fleet to fight for their rights at Spireites

If last season’s visit to Chesterfield was one of the most exciting (and ultimately disappointing) climaxes to a match in recent Fleet history, then this weekend’s could prove to be one of the most nail-biting. Saturday’s protagonists go head to head for the right – ultimately – to remain in the National League and three…

Disappointed not to win, says pained Payne

Fleet midfielder Josh Payne admitted he and his teammates greeted the final whistle yesterday with frustration as they felt the opportunity was there to have taken more than a 2-2 draw. But the Crawley Town loanee will refocus his efforts on Notts County instead as he hopes a second home win will see Fleet into…

Chances there to win the game, says Lewis

Kevin Watson’s assistant Tristan Lewis was on media duty while the manager sealed the deal for a permanent position at the club and he reflected on the opportunities Fleet had to inflict defeat on a tough Chesterfield side. “We’ve just said in there, you see some of the lads coming off, and they look a…

Fleet 2-2 Chesterfield

Gozie Ugwu might not have scored goals in a blue shirt but he got two against them this afternoon to bring his total to five in the last three games. Fleet came from behind and then led in the second half as they secured a useful point, these two in-form sides slugging it out in…

Fleet aim their fire on inspired Spireites

There’s fire in the Fleet belly of late and Kevin Watson knows that if he can continue to harness that in the right direction then his side will only be going one way. The Kuflink Stadium kicks off a busy November with six ex-League sides awaiting the Fleet this month. We start versus in-form Chesterfield…

It’s a third go for Gozie!

Ugwu

Gozie Ugwu returns to the Kuflink Stadium for the third time in his career after he agreed a permanent deal with the club earlier today. The 26-year-old striker left Chesterfield in the summer, having spent the last part of the season on loan with the Fleet, during which time he played eight games and scored…

Garry’s a go for Gozie

Garry Hill’s persistence in the transfer market has paid off after he was this morning reunited with his former Woking striker Gozie Ugwu. Paperwork for the 25-year-old forward – who has scored almost 50 goals in the Football and National Leagues – was completed earlier today and he joins on loan from Chesterfield until the…