Concentration key for Fleet success, says Bush

Fleet defender Chris Bush has seen just two goals get through his side’s back line in the past seven games and, despite another clean sheet last night, he said it was a game when concentration mattered. “They’re the evenings you’ve got to be most careful of,” Bush told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “Especially when…

The Donny game is for the fans, says Fleet boss

Daryl McMahon tonight dedicated the forthcoming Emirates FA Cup First Round tie against Doncaster Rovers to the Fleet fans as his side turned on the style to see off dogged opposition from East Thurrock United. “It’s a game for the fans,” McMahon told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “You’re playing against a League One team…

Fleet 3-0 East Thurrock United

Daryl McMahon may have missed out on a meeting with Sir Alex Ferguson 10 days ago at Macclesfield but he’ll be shaking hands with Fergie Jr who will bring his Doncaster Rovers side to the Kuflink Stadium in just under three weeks’ time. It will be the first time Fleet have played a First Round…

East Thurrock United 0-0 Fleet

The Fleet have never won an FA Cup tie in Essex and that statistic continued this afternoon at the Future Fuel Stadium – though Daryl McMahon’s side will be in the draw for the First Round after a goalless stalemate against their National South hosts. There were three changes for the Fleet with Danny Kedwell…

Negotiate banana skin for a big day out, Macca tells his troops

Daryl McMahon laid down the gauntlet to his side ahead of embarking on this season’s Emirates FA Cup as the Fleet look to make Round One for the first time since 2012. The Fleet boss, who has suffered Fourth Qualifying Round defeat both as a player and manager at Stonebridge Road, is determined his side…

Essex visit for the Fleet in the FA Cup

The Fleet will visit East Thurrock United in the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Qualifying Round following our No.7 ball being the last out of the bag. The game will be played on Saturday, 14th October. East Thurrock defeated Harlow Town 2-1 away from home in midweek in a replay after a 2-2 at the Rocks’…

Two-goal Cook philosophical over hat-trick

Anthony Cook was desperate to take home the match ball this afternoon but preferred the fact his side scored six goals. The Fleet winger, who engaged in a little banter with home fans in the second half and explained he’d never had the pleasure of claiming a match ball, was unfortunate to see his chance go begging –…

Macca: “We’ve got a goal threat right across the team”

Daryl McMahon hailed his six-goal side’s performance this afternoon and pinpointed the Fleet squad’s ability to produce the goods from any position. Despite scoring six, it was only when Darren McQueen came on late in the game that a striker registered on the scoresheet as Fleet’s midfield stepped up to the plate in this one. “It…