Fleet 3-0 Gloucester City

Two superb second-half goals capped another victory for the Fleet as this 3-0 win over Gloucester saw Steve Brown’s men extend their winning run to six successive games and so move into Round Two of the FA Trophy. Stacy Long’s midweek heroics earned him a starting place ahead of Alex Osborn while Michael Corcoran came…

Tiger-Fleet: the legend of Steve Portway

Twenty years on from the height of his powers, and 15 since he last wore a Fleet shirt, you cannot recall the 1990s without mentioning the name of Steve Portway in the same breath. On the eve of the first Fleet-Gloucester clash since 1997, FleetOnline looks back at the career of the record-breaking Fleet goalscorer…

Preview: beware the wounded Tiger

Gloucester City may have hit rock-bottom of Skrill North in midweek, but Fleet will underestimate the Tigers at their peril as the two sides go head-to-head for the 55th time – but the first in a cup tie. In-form Fleet, with manager Steve Brown surely top contender for manager of the month, have zoomed into…

Close encounters: Gloucester City

Photo: The Tigers  in April 1997, when they reached an FA Trophy semi-final and played the Fleet for the last time Gloucester City were once regular visitors to Stonebridge Road; in fact 54 games have been played between the teams – every one of them in the Southern League. But since our last meeting on 19…

Can Fleet tame the Tigers in Trophy?

Fleet’s reward for beating Bromley is another home cup tie – against Gloucester City in the FA Trophy First Round. The Skrill North side, managed by former Bristol Rovers player Dave Mehew, sit 21st in the league table. But they have been going well in the cups, having beaten Havant & Waterlooville on their way…