Chapman’s jump gives Fleet new bounce

Ben Chapman’s versatility was well known on signing for the Fleet in the summer, the former Dulwich midfielder equally at home in the middle or at full-back. And his goals in pre-season and on the opening day suggested something of a goalscoring knack to his game as well. Since the turn of the year, Chapman…

More belief = more wins, says boss

Dennis Kutrieb was more than satisfied with his side’s application as they put the disappointment of an early goal conceded well and truly behind them to see off Concord Rangers on Tuesday night. And the Fleet boss could feel the relief and belief surge through his players as they scored two – and could have…

Fleet 2-1 Concord Rangers

Fleet came from behind to record a hugely welcome win on their first home display of 2021, an attacking performance – particularly in the second half – that was rewarded by stand-in skipper Adam Mekki’s first goal for the club. Rakish Bingham netted his seventh of the season to quickly claw back Concord’s first-minute opener…

Hard work is the cornerstone, says Fleet boss

Daryl McMahon said there was no special ingredient to Fleet’s five-match winning streak other than good, honest hard work – something his side have been showing ever more of in recent weeks. “We’ve got a good spirit here, the players want to achieve, they’re ambitious and they want to win,” McMahon told BBC Radio Kent’s Matt…

Boss urges Fleet focus on February

Daryl McMahon is fully aware that his side’s perfect four of league results in January will count for nothing if the Fleet don’t press on into February in the same frame of mind. After four potentially tricky league fixtures, observers might be forgiven for taking one look at the table ahead of Concord Rangers’ visit and…

Miles to go to Concord on loan

Fleet goalkeeper Jonathan Miles has signed for Concord Rangers on a three-month loan deal. The 23-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper, who has been backup to both Brandon Hall and Nathan Ashmore, has played six games for the Fleet since signing in the summer of 2015 but the club is eager to get a run of games…

Concord Rangers 0-1 Fleet

After two seasons of drawing a blank at the Aspect Arena, Fleet were able to turn the tables on Concord Rangers to record their second win of the season. The victory was courtesy of a first club goal for Dave Winfield and a dogged second-half performance against a typically resilient Concord side. Daryl McMahon made…

Fleet focus on feelgood factor for Concord visit

Mark Phillips is available to Daryl McMahon this evening as he returns from a suspension held over from his time at Braintree Town but the Fleet boss will have to decide on whether to alter a starting line-up that provided one of Fleet’s best opening-day victories. Given, however, that the manager changed things defensively at…

Concord make loan move for Alex Osborn

Fleet front man Alex Osborn has today joined Concord Rangers on loan for a month. It is the third loan deal this season for Osborn, 22, following spells at Hayes & Yeading United and Maidstone United. The former Dagenham & Redbridge player has featured five times for the Fleet this season, scoring twice in the…