Fleet 2-3 Notts County

Sixteen years apart, it took another last-minute Notts County goal at the Swanscombe End to steal a replay at Meadow Lane from Fleet’s grasp. This time, however, the home fans were convinced they were at least in the draw for Round 2 after Gozie Ugwu’s penalty a minute from time had levelled the scores. It…

Can Fleet unravel Notts at third time of asking?

Kevin Watson will be hoping to overturn history by guiding the Fleet past Notts County in a cup tie – and making the Second Round for the first time as ‘Ebbsfleet United’. It was County who Fleet faced as Gravesend & Northfleet in our previous Second Round tie in 2003, the then Second Division (League…

FA Cup tickets available in advance

Ebbsfleet United are this week selling advance tickets for the Emirates FA Cup First Round clash v Notts County on Saturday 9th November. The match, which will be segregated, is pay on the day/at the turnstiles for both clubs but home fans can also purchase tickets in advance. Prices are as per our standard league…

Let’s see where the next few weeks takes us

Fleet skipper Jack King returned to his old club last night and was at the heart of a sterling defensive performance that returned a clean sheet and passage through to the next round of the Emirates FA Cup. But the 34-year-old former Woking man insisted the game with Notts County must wait, with his side…

Woking 0-1 Fleet

Another cup replay against Woking and another win for the Fleet – but more pertinent it was the first, deserved victory under Kevin Watson. And now Fleet go into a First Round tie for a third crack at Notts County in the Emirates FA Cup. It came about via another Alex Reid goal against Woking…

Woking hard for the money

Fleet do battle against Woking for the third time this season with £18,000 and a home tie versus Notts County up for grabs. Kevin Watson’s side maintained one record on Saturday, having never lost at home to Woking, and now they must protect another – having never lost a cup tie to the Cards either….

Fleet could repeat Notts ties if replay is won

Ebbsfleet United or Woking were paired at home to fellow National Leaguers Notts County in the draw for the First Round of the Emirates FA Cup. It’s a potential feeling of deja vu for Fleet fans who have been drawn at home to County twice previously this century. The game would take place on the…

Reid praises squad’s new lease of life

Despite the disappointment of Woking’s late penalty goal that takes Fleet to Surrey in midweek, home goalscorer Alex Reid had nothing but praise for the coaching staff who, he says, have added vigour and freedom as the players chase another win. “The new gaffer’s come in and the lads are all loving life under him,”…