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Fleet boss praises big hearts of his squad

Fleet boss praises big hearts of his squad

Garry Hill had nothing but praise for his players and believes he’s seen another side of them after they blunted the league leaders at the Kuflink Stadium this afternoon. “I’ve seen another side today of the playing squad at this football club,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “Our players are not only turning round and being committed, they’ve…

Encouraging, but let’s not get spoiled says Fleet boss

Encouraging, but let’s not get spoiled says Fleet boss

Garry Hill is determined to keep his feet on the ground despite the Fleet finding themselves just three points off the play-offs and becoming the fifth highest scorers in the league. “All I can say is hopefully we don’t get spoiled too quick,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “There’s been a big turnaround in a short space of…

Fleet boss lauds a “freshness about the place”

Fleet boss lauds a “freshness about the place”

Garry Hill believes a fresh wind blowing through the Kuflink Stadium has helped the Fleet end the calendar year on a real high as his side put Eastleigh to the sword in the final game of 2018. “You can see a lot of freshness about the football club at the present time,” the manager told BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Cole.…

Hill excited by his forward combo

Hill excited by his forward combo

Garry Hill was delighted that Cody McDonald registered on the scoresheet after several near misses in recent games and admitted he was relishing the opportunity to start the former Gillingham striker alongside his former Priestfield partner Danny Kedwell. “I’ve probably been as excited as everyone else,” Hill told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “When you fetch a player with the…

“It just didn’t go our way” says boss

“It just didn’t go our way” says boss

Garry Hill took the Trophy exit on the chin against his former club as he saw his side come close to a goal on numerous occasions but it was Peter Taylor’s Dagenham to go through. “I can’t come in after the game and knock the players in respect of effort or commitment or lack of creating chances,” he told BBC…

Tight-knit Fleet show resilience

Tight-knit Fleet show resilience

Resilience and togetherness is helping push the Fleet nearer the play-off positions said Garry Hill following another three points and yet another clean sheet at the Kuflink Stadium this afternoon. “We got stronger in the last 20,” Hill told BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Cole. “We were definitely the stronger team. We’re showing a resilience and a togetherness. A lot’s gone on…

Garry Hill: “We can surprise the people above us”

Garry Hill: “We can surprise the people above us”

Garry Hill praised a “superb performance” at the EBB Stadium this afternoon and challenged his players to take on the teams above them as Fleet made it seven games unbeaten in the league. “It was a superb performance throughout,” Hill told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “A game we totally dominated, very professional, we looked very very strong and created…

Fleet boss opens up on player movements

Fleet boss opens up on player movements

With player comings and goings having been headline news at the Kuflink Stadium over the past few days, Garry Hill paid tribute to former player of the year Kenny Clark and explained why the defender took the chance to cross the river. “Kenny Clark is a top professional player on and off the pitch,” Hill said. “Great attitude in every…

Manager’s mixed emotions following draw

Manager’s mixed emotions following draw

Garry Hill said his feelings were “very mixed” after Fleet’s first-half lead was pulled back by a quite excellent free-kick 20 minutes from time on Tuesday night. “I thought we started quite bright,” Hill told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “From 1-0 up, I was hoping that we’d push on and have that drive after a very good win on…

Hill: “Everyone’s gone home happy…”

Hill: “Everyone’s gone home happy…”

He got his first win and first goals under his belt as Fleet manager but Garry Hill was happier for the players and supporters as his side saw off FC Halifax Town. “I’m pleased for the players,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “It’s them who have gone out on the park and the supporters who’ve paid their money…

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