Chances there to win the game, says Lewis

Kevin Watson’s assistant Tristan Lewis was on media duty while the manager sealed the deal for a permanent position at the club and he reflected on the opportunities Fleet had to inflict defeat on a tough Chesterfield side. “We’ve just said in there, you see some of the lads coming off, and they look a…

Fleet announce released list

With the club finalising new deals for existing squad members, we can announce that nine players whose contracts expire at the end of this month will not be returning. Stuart Lewis, who is set to sign permanently for Maidstone United, along with Charlie Sheringham and John-Paul Kissock who were both loaned out to Hemel Hempstead Town…

Lewis loaned out to end of season

Midfielder Stuart Lewis has this morning signed on loan for Maidstone United until the end of the season. The 29-year-old former Gillingham and Wycombe Wanderers player missed the beginning of the season with an injury that has restricted his appearances this term and he has started only six league games this campaign. His last appearance…

Crossbar Challenge, Part Two…

In September, the first four Fleet squad players recorded their Crossbar Challenge at the club’s training ground and shortly before Christmas, another four likely contenders tried their luck in front of the new stand at Stonebridge Road. So, without further ado, can any of Dave Winfield, Mark Phillips, Stuart Lewis and Sean Shields better the achievements of…

East Thurrock United 1-1 Fleet

Fleet made it five games unbeaten in the league although saw an early strike cancelled out and had to settle for just a point in a hard-fought encounter in Essex. Coming off the back of a 5-1 home win last weekend, a useful East Thurrock United side made it difficult for the Fleet to move…

Stu’s strikes no real surprise, says Macca

Much of Stonebridge Road may have watched somewhat bemused as Stuart Lewis came off the bench to bag a rare brace of goals inside two minutes but his manager wasn’t quite as surprised as the rest of us. “Stu’s just told me in there he scored two in 2011 on a Tuesday night against Burton Albion,” McMahon told…

Fleet 5-0 AFC Sudbury

Fleet fans witnessed their 13th goal in three home games this afternoon as their side ran riot in the second half to blast their way into the Third Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup. After a first half in the ascendancy but one in which AFC Sudbury frustrated their hosts, Fleet pushed on in the…

Player of the year Lewis thanks fans

Fleet midfielder and supporters’ player of the season Stuart Lewis spoke to FleetOnline to thank fans for voting for him in the end-of-season poll. “It’s such an honour to receive the player of the year award,” he said. “I’d like to thank the gaffer for sticking with me when he was appointed manager. I hope my…

Lewis hails intensity and togetherness

Fleet goalscorer and player of the year Stuart Lewis was delighted to set his side on the road to victory in the first-leg semi-final at Whitehawk last night, his 28th minute strike breaking the deadlock at The Enclosed Ground. “It was great to get an important goal in a big game,” he told BBC Radio…

Whitehawk 1-2 Fleet

Fleet got their noses in front in the tie and maintained their 100% first-leg record in play-offs as they edged Whitehawk in a game that was a great advert for the National League South. The home side came on strong in the first half but Fleet dug in and produced a fine second-half display to extend their…