Daggers front pair too sharp for Fleet

Dennis Kutrieb admitted that his defenders struggled to contain Dagenham’s front pairing of Paul McCallum and Darren McQueen as they bagged three goals between them. But the Fleet boss was equally aggrieved that some of the goals presented to the home side were handed to them on a platter, with the National League side clinical…

Dagenham & Redbridge 5-2 Fleet

The Fleet-Dagenham old boys’ reunion this afternoon went the way of those in the Essex half as the Daggers progressed in the Buildbase FA Trophy, an unassailable 3-0 lead in the first-half doing all the damage. Lee Martin’s second-half goal sparked hopes of a revival but it was all too brief before former Fleet favourite…

PREVIEW: Friends reunited over the river

James Dobson, Reece Grant, Will Wood, Daryl McMahon, Steve Gritt, David Jupp, Kenny Clark, Sam Deering, Darren McQueen, Dean Rance, Myles Weston. Just 11 of those potentially involved tomorrow who will have worn both badges gives an added edge to what the outside world might otherwise take as a run-of-the-mill Buildbase FA Trophy clash. With…

Wood logs in for defensive duties

Ebbsfleet United are pleased to announce the signing of  23-year-old defender Will Wood from Dagenham & Redbridge. The former Southampton Academy product joins having gained National League experience with both the Daggers and Havant & Waterlooville over the past two seasons and following a spell in League One with Accrington Stanley. Brought up in Burgess…

Fleet take first dibs on Daggers’ Dobson

Left-sided midfielder James Dobson is the Fleet’s first signing of this week as he arrives from Dagenham & Redbridge on a season-long loan. The 28-year-old former Sutton United player moved up to the National League with the U’s in 2019 after a series of eye-catching performances for Slough Town where he twice won promotion, bagged…

On This Day: August 15th

While the beginning of the season in more recent years has been getting earlier and earlier into the month of August, traditionally teams had to wait until the middle or end of the month to kick-off the league campaign That’s while you’ll find only six games in total down the 74 years of Fleet’s existence…

As frustrated as I’ve been…

Kevin Watson echoed the home supporters’ exasperation at seeing a lead slip on New Year’s Day, underlining Fleet’s current inability to put chances away and poor decision-making as the main reasons for the team’s undoing. “It’s as frustrated as I’ve been,” the manager told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “We might as well have took…

Fleet 1-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

With the Boxing Day order of service barely consigned to history, Fleet opened the new decade reading from much the same script, conceding late on to Dagenham as three points were again whittled down to one. Alex Reid’s opener and a promising first-half spell gave home fans hope that the revival might begin as the…

Is there more swish to Daggers after Taylor cut?

Fleet will be looking to build on the point they earned from Peter Taylor’s Dagenham & Redbridge by seeing off the challenge of Terry Harris’s Dagenham & Redbridge this New Year’s Day. That those two distinctions come less than seven days apart proves the old adage about a week being a long time in football….