“Winning is everything” says mercurial Mekki

Adam Mekki slotted into his wide left berth at Maidenhead last night and promptly provided the energy and drive – not to mention a pair of assists – that saw Fleet score three goals for the first time since October. And the Bromley loanee insisted sticking together is the only way his side are going…

Gameplan carried out “to the letter”

Kevin Watson had warm words for individuals but was keener to praise the team effort that earned a crucial three points at Maidenhead United on Tuesday evening. And he was pleased as punch that his side did everything he asked of them before the game, off the back of a potentially morale-sapping defeat at Chesterfield….

Maidenhead United 1-3 Fleet

Fleet got the win their precarious position absolutely demanded with a superb first-half response and a stalwart second-half stand that brought them to within five points of their opponents. Josh Umerah equalised a dubious early Maidenhead goal and Gozie Ugwu fired two efforts within a minute of each other on the half-hour for the points….

Fleet’s eyes on second Magpies prize

One for sorrow, two for joy goes the nursery rhyme – and Fleet need to repeat their win of 10 days ago over the Magpies of Chorley against the Magpies of Maidenhead if there’s to be any joy from this Tuesday night’s trip. With a succession of relegation rivals in their sights – first Chorley,…

Heads up for new Maidenhead date

Ebbsfleet United’s Vanarama National League fixture at Maidenhead United will now take place on Tuesday, February 25th with a 7.45pm kick-off. The York Road clash was postponed because of Fleet’s game against Royston Town in the Buildbase FA Trophy. The reverse fixture at the Kuflink Stadium saw the Magpies win 2-1 in Kevin Watson’s first…

Albie Morgan: “Fleet’s a good place to show what I can do”

It didn’t take Charlton loanee Albie Morgan very long to find favour with Fleet fans at the Kuflink Stadium on Saturday. Inside the first 20 minutes, he had released Josh Umerah down both the left and right flanks with incisive passes and was then instrumental in Fleet’s goal with a first-time pass out wide towards…

Watson “rightly disheartened” after Fleet loss

Kevin Watson enjoyed watching the passing football on show from his charges this afternoon but was naturally disappointed with the set piece that proved the Fleet’s undoing this afternoon. “They’ll need picking up but that’s my job,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Cole. “They’re rightly disheartened by losing but you switch off from set…

Fleet 1-2 Maidenhead United

Points were the order of the day at the Kuflink Stadium this week but Fleet were yet again left empty-handed as Maidenhead made off with a win on a rain-soaked afternoon. Kevin Watson’s first game in charge showed plenty of promise as Fleet played good football from the start and enjoyed the bulk of possession…

Maiden voyage for Kevin Watson

After just two games as assistant manager, Kevin Watson has been thrust into the National League limelight as he takes charge of the Fleet for Saturday’s crunch match against Maidenhead United. Following the announcement of the departure of Garry Hill on Thursday, Watson is tasked with a much-needed points gain in the short-term as pundits…

Strikers satisfy Hill’s home truths

Garry Hill told his front men some home truths ahead of Tuesday night’s win over Maidenhead United and he was delighted they responded with three goals to leave behind the recent run of blanks. “Over the last few games we haven’t created enough,” the Fleet boss told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “I got into…