Emotional Aaron hails squad unity

Fleet comeback king Aaron McLean hailed the club, players and fans as his emotional return from a lengthy injury almost proved too much for the striker in his post-match interview with BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. McLean netted a penalty in time added on after initial conversations over who would take the kick between Anthony…

Fleet 4-1 Eastbourne Borough

Eastbourne have now failed to beat the Fleet in 17 attempts but for an hour of this match, they looked like they might just spoil the Community Day party at Stonebridge Road before the home side upped the tempo in the second half. As with last year’s Community Day, Fleet had to come from behind…

“We can only try to win them all” – Macca

“What will be, will be,” is the message from Fleet boss Daryl McMahon as his side look to gain six points from a crucial Easter weekend ahead of the big clash at Maidenhead next Saturday. The manager is refusing to let the extra points gap created by Fleet’s draw in Truro diminish his side’s resolve…

Minute’s applause to remember Pilks

There will be a minute’s applause at 2:59pm on Saturday, before kick-off, to remember Chris Pilkinton who died on April 7th. The matchday programme cover has also been dedicated to the club’s well-loved maintenance manager, with a tribute to him inside from club directors, members of his family and others at the Fleet. Saturday’s game v…

Eastbourne Borough 0-0 Fleet

A goalless draw on the South Coast delivered Fleet’s fourth draw in as many games with Nathan Ashmore’s pair of incredible second-half saves proving to be the vital moments as far as the visitors were concerned. Fleet made four changes, with Aaron McLean starting his first game of the season in place of Danny Kedwell, whose ankle wasn’t trusted…

Fleet target a coastal battery on 3G

It’s riverside versus seaside this weekend as Fleet travel to Eastbourne before facing Margate at Stonebridge Road less than 48 hours later in a Bank Holiday weekend double-header. And after three consecutive draws, two of those in front of a home crowd, Fleet boss Daryl McMahon is awaiting the response from his team that he…

Fleet 4-2 Eastbourne Borough

Fleet warmed up for the play-offs with an entertaining win over Eastbourne Borough, Matt Godden grabbing another hat-trick but finishing just short of the Golden Boot as Elliott Buchanan of Bishop’s Stortford extended his own tally today. Daryl McMahon’s main changes came in defence where Dean Pooley and Joe Howe replaced Matt Fish and Bryan…

Macca mulls changes for campaign’s conclusion

Fleet fans will likely be taking as much interest in the clash at Vauxhall Road between Hemel Hempstead Town and Whitehawk as their own side’s end-of-season affair with Eastbourne Borough. Fleet’s destination on Wednesday night rests on the outcome of that game (a win for Hemel takes them through, a draw for Whitehawk is enough for…

Academy game venue switched

This week’s home Academy match against Dover Athletic has been switched to the 3G training pitch at Kings Hill Football Club. The game, kicking off at 1pm on Wednesday, January 27th, will now take place at Kings Hill Sports Park, ME19 4QP. Directions to the venue can be found here. In recent Academy games, Fleet drew…

Academy game postponed

Wednesday’s Academy fixture at home to Eastbourne Borough has been postponed. The Football Conference Youth Alliance game has fallen victim to the wet weather and with recent usage (and future games to take into consideration), the fixture will now be played at a later date to be advised. Fleet’s youth side are next up against Bromley, here…