PREVIEW: Havant & Waterlooville

If there’s one place to make a stand near the end of a testing campaign, it’s a place with ‘Waterloo’ in the title – but Fleet must hope it’s not a final stand and they need three points this Good Friday to avoid the season effectively finishing at Westleigh Park. Garry Hill had plenty to…

Mixed emotions for Cheek after first goal

Ebbsfleet goalscorer Michael Cheek admitted to conflicting emotions after opening his Fleet account. He showed great technique to get on the end of Corey Whitely’s delivery in the 27th minute and send a half volley on target to record his first goal in his third start in a Fleet shirt. “It’s certainly mixed emotions at…

“We can build on that for Tuesday…”

Daryl McMahon thought his Ebbsfleet side produced better this afternoon than they’d given in the previous two outings but he was frustrated that things didn’t quite fall Fleet’s way. “It was a better performance than we’ve had in the last two for sure,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “Some good performances but not…

Fleet 1-1 Havant & W.

Fleet stopped the rot at the Kuflink Stadium with a point but it’s five games without a win and with Kenny Clark sent off for a second yellow card, it was a frustrating afternoon for the home faithful. Another early goal conceded meant the Fleet had to come from behind and that they did, Michael…

PREVIEW: Havant & Waterlooville

Talk of meetings held and air cleared has been around the media this week in the wake of Fleet’s 4-1 defeat at the Racecourse. For Daryl McMahon, it was back to the matter in hand after that on Tuesday, namely the two games coming up at the Kuflink Stadium over the next few days and…

“I think we can get better” says Macca after magnificent seven

Fleet boss Daryl McMahon saw his side equal a club record victory in the FA Cup – which occurred in the 1995/96 season when we reached Round Three – and believes his side can get even better as the campaign progresses. “I think over the last five or six performances we’ve got better every game,”…

Fleet 7-0 Havant & Waterlooville

The goals – and the goalscorers – continue to pour in for home fans as Fleet hit seven with six different goalscorers and equalled the club’s best ever FA Cup win from 21 years ago. Without injured trio Sean Shields, Kenny Clark and Dean Rance, there was an opportunity for Jack Connors, while Dave Winfield…

Fleet urge support for Jack Howard’s campaign

Ebbsfleet United will be holding a bucket collection at Saturday’s Emirates FA Cup match v Havant & Waterlooville in aid of 12-year-old Jack Howard. Collectors from Jack’s campaign will be around the ground on Saturday and gladly accept donations small and large. The Gravesend Grammar School pupil desperately needs funds for life-saving treatment in the USA as he is suffering from…

Macca impressed with Cup opponents

Fleet boss Daryl McMahon is expecting an in-form Havant & Waterlooville to provide a tough obstacle to his side’s ambitions of reaching the Fourth Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup for the first time since 2013. McMahon, who as a player skippered the Fleet in that last outing to the final qualifying round, feels…

Fleet land Hawks in next round

It’s a familiar opponent in the Third Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup after Fleet were paired with Havant & Waterlooville, the tie to take place at Stonebridge Road on October 1st. Although the two sides have never met in the FA Cup, we were regular foes at league level until the Hawks’ relegation last season….