PREVIEW: Billericay Town

If there’s one thing players are keen to get hold of during the first phases of pre-season it’s a football. The first days after reporting back are packed full of bleep tests, runs, exercise routines and weight watching – so the Fleet squad will be keen to kick their first footballs in (friendly) anger in…

Fleet release three with Macca’s thanks

Daryl McMahon is meeting players throughout the coming days with the expectation that he will have a complete retained list by the end of this week. The Fleet boss made the first decisions on his side’s make-up for next season by releasing three of his 2017/18 squad: Jack Connors, Anthony Cook and Marvin McCoy will…

Torquay United 1-1 Fleet

The Fleet have made the National League play-offs and finished as the highest-placed promoted side following Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Torquay United. They didn’t quite manage the three points that would have ensured a home tie and will have to stay undefeated on the road to earn promotion but given the recent run, who would…

Macca always keen on McQueen

Daryl McMahon has praised his young guns after wrapping up a deal to seal the long-term future of Darren McQueen in midweek. But was the timing, on Deadline Day, a coincidence as Fleet fought off interested parties from higher up the pyramid? “It wasn’t anything to do with that at all,” McMahon said. “It’s just it…

Boss pins hopes on his new Fleet blend

Daryl McMahon has spoken of his summer recruitment ahead of Saturday’s opener and how he hopes a blend of winners, wise heads and hungry, talented youngsters can step up to the mark. The Fleet manager has rebuilt from the back this season and injected what he hopes will be more steel into a side that was guilty one…

Macca serves up Connors to fill left-back berth

Daryl McMahon has made a second addition to his defence for next season with Republic of Ireland U21 international Jack Connors signing on the dotted line. The 21-year-old London-born full-back has played for Dagenham & Redbridge for the past four years having graduated through their youth ranks and counts an FA Cup tie at Goodison…