It’s time for Grimes

Jamie Grimes

Garry Hill has welcomed a new central defender to the Kuflink Stadium in the form of Jamie Grimes. The 28-year-old former Dover Athletic skipper signed today from League Two side Macclesfield Town. The 6ft 2in Nottingham-born defender has spent the last two seasons in the EFL and before that had plenty of experience at National…

“That was commitment to the cause,” says proud Fleet boss

Daryl McMahon used the word ‘proud’ twice in five days to describe his side’s performances against Dover and Macclesfield and cited their whole-hearted commitment. “When you’re 2-0 down and you draw 2-2 it feels like a win anyway I suppose,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “When you see your team work that hard…

Fleet 2-2 Macclesfield Town

There was a red vs blue match on another channel but the viewing figures probably won’t reflect where most of the action was and that was the Kuflink Stadium rather than Goodison Park. Daryl McMahon had promised his side wouldn’t make it easy for the league leaders and though Macclesfield might have considered themselves fortunate…

Macca won’t make it easy for Macc

Daryl McMahon believes the league champions are coming to town on Saturday but he’s determined the Fleet will have their say in the title race, with matches against first and second to come at the Kuflink Stadium. The visitors could go 12 points clear at the top before nearest rivals Sutton United even kick off…

Fleet take on Macclesfield for TV

Ebbsfleet United will once again host the BT Sport cameras for the visit of title contenders Macclesfield Town. The league leaders visit the Kuflink Stadium on Saturday, April 7th. The kick-off will now be at 12.15pm instead of 3.00pm as a result of television coverage. The Kuflink Stadium has already enjoyed TV coverage this season…

Macca maintains away record could have held

While Daryl McMahon has always claimed records don’t particularly interest him in terms of the bigger picture, the Fleet boss felt his side needn’t have surrendered their unbeaten away record at Moss Rose. “If you’re going to lose it, you’re going to lose it to a good side and they are,” McMahon told BBC Radio’s…

Macclesfield Town 1-0 Fleet

It was a milestone that probably deserved to be witnessed by someone of Sir Alex Ferguson’s stature and the former Manchester United manager was in attendance to see Fleet’s first away league defeat since Boxing Day last year. In turn, Macclesfield Town became the first National League side this season to win four straight matches,…

Fleet take the Silk Road to the summit

Top spot in this season’s National League hasn’t been somewhere any club has rested for long and the latest incumbents, Macclesfield Town, are Fleet’s next challenge on the road. The Silkmen took over from Dover in midweek following a late 2-1 win over Guiseley which came hot on the heels of victories over Aldershot and…