On this day: August 22nd

This day in Fleet history has seen some booming crowds down the years – with 3,600+ in the Fifties somewhat overshadowing the 372 that attended a Kent Senior Cup fixture the last time we played on this date! It’s not been an especially happy hunting ground of late with the last four games on August…

Poole Town 0-2 Fleet

Fleet earned maximum league points from a tough January schedule by being only the second side to beat Poole Town at the newly renamed BlackGold Stadium in 2016/17. Goals in either half separated the sides second v third in the table and Fleet deserved the win with a solid, disciplined performance against a tidy Poole side…

Fleet aim to make a splash in Poole

If Fleet can escape from Poole Town with three points, it will be a fine haul at the end of a very difficult month. January has seen trips to Wealdstone, not the easiest place to gain three points, as well as National League North high-flyers Kidderminster Harriers and now fourth-placed Poole Town. Added to home…

McMahon: “it’s one game but a positive start”

Ebbsfleet United boss Daryl McMahon was a happy man after his side recorded an opening day win larger than any other seen at Stonebridge Road in 70 years. It equalled the previous best first-day start, a 4-0 win at Andover some 42 years ago. “It was a really good start to score four goals and keep…

Fleet 4-0 Poole Town

Fleet equalled their highest ever opening-day victory (last achieved in 1974/75) with a comprehensive 4-0 win over newly promoted Poole Town this afternoon to blow away any cobwebs from last season’s disappointment. With four debutants in the side, and Danny Kedwell named as new club captain, Fleet swept a tricky pre-season behind them and put Poole…

Macca looking for home rule v Poole

Daryl McMahon has warned against any complacency ahead of the visit of newly promoted Poole Town as the season kicks off on Saturday. The Fleet boss travelled south to watch the Dolphins at home to a youthful Bournemouth side earlier this week and told FleetOnline: “They showed some decent football and they look to play it around; I…