Match Rewind v Notts County, 2003

When the Notts County ball emerged from the FA Cup velvet bag immediately after ourselves in November 2003, Fleet fans could have been forgiven for feeling a little bit blasé about it. After all, with promotion to the Conference in the intervening time and having played the Magpies only three short years before, it didn’t…

Match rewind: Farnborough

It was the culminaton of ‘bounceback season’. Relegated in, shall we say, not altogether favourable circumstances the season before following Chester’s collapse, threadbare Fleet regrouped in the summer of 2010 with an influx of new players. This squad took a little time to gel but having finished third behind Braintree Town and Farnborough, Liam Daish’s…

Bed down for an afternoon’s nostalgia

The Fleet YouTube channel will be showing extended video highlights of our 2001/02 Ryman League Premier title clincher at Bedford Town’s Eyrie ground from 3pm today (June 6th). You can watch via the link below or click on the logo to be taken to YouTube: Fleet went into the game on 96 points, one clear…

Resurfacing some 40-year-old footage

Somewhat grainy and perhaps not too easy on the eye in this video-on-demand generation, but these match highlights from four decades ago are one of the earliest surviving film records of Stonebridge Road. Not quite as old as this brief footage from a 1957 match between the Fleet and Kettering Town (3-2 to the Fleet…

Trophy quarter-final footage added

Continuing to work our way through restoring the video archives on the club’s YouTube account, today we have added the tight encounter against Burton Albion on our road to Wembley in 2008. The quarter-final replay was played in February 2008 and the tie proved to be one where defences were very much on top. Fleet…