‘Consistently inconsistent’ Fleet are trying Watson’s patience

Kevin Watson said his side are fast running out of games and time to prove their desire to stay in the Vanarama National League. While defeat to Harrogate Town might not have been unexpected given the disparity between the two sides, Watson felt on the balance of the early exchanges that his team should have…

Fleet 0-2 Harrogate Town

Ebbsfleet had a mountain to climb as they were reduced to 10 men for the third match in succession against a side who extended their clean-sheet record to five matches and more than seven hours of football. Josh Payne’s second-half dismissal after picking up two yellow cards within almost as many minutes made it easy…

Can King’s slayers be Gate-crashers?

From Barrow to Harrogate, one form team to another, the quest for Vanarama National League points gets no easier for the Fleet. But levels of difficulty are pretty much irrelevant for Kevin Watson’s side who just need the points, no matter from where they come. Harrogate are in the form of their season lately, having…

Fleet must get something from home clashes

Garry Hill is under no illusions that his side need to add points in their two upcoming home games, following a pair of defeats on the road. “We’ve got two games at home and we know we’ve got to get something,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Mark German. “The results today only help if you…

Harrogate Town 2-0 Fleet

Ebbsfleet slumped to defeat in front of the TV cameras as they were picked off by a fluid Harrogate Town, former Fleet winger Brendan Kiernan the architect of the downfall. He scored both goals as Harrogate picked the Fleet on both of the occasions the visitors had looked to raise their game. Fleet made three…

Fleet face candid examination in front of cameras

Fleet’s first TV appearance of the season rolls around this Saturday with a second trip of 2019 to Harrogate Town’s CNG Stadium. Garry Hill’s side nicked the three points on their one and only visit before, Andy Drury’s late goal winning that one back in February against a side that eventually made the play-offs. Buoyed…

Harrogate clash on live TV

BTSport

Fleet’s away trip to Harrogate Town on Saturday, October 5th, has been selected as one of BT Sport’s opening televised games. This means the kick-off will now move from 3.00pm to 5.20pm. Fleet’s first ever visit to the CNG Stadium last February resulted in a 2-1 victory for Garry Hill’s men, to avenge Harrogate’s 2-0…

Hill issues call for more goals from midfield

Three points and vindication of his team selection were just two reasons Garry Hill had to smile in sunny Yorkshire on Saturday but the Fleet boss was also delighted to see Andy Drury chalk one up for the midfield. “The front two were a handful today and it’s nice to see a midfield player score,”…

Harrogate Town 1-2 Fleet

After the disappointment of Sutton United’s late winner on their last away trip, Fleet were ecstatic to turn the tables as Andy Drury’s last-gasp contribution gave his side all three points on this first visit to the CNG Stadium. Michael Cheek had given the Fleet an early lead only to be pegged back by a…