Fleet 0-1 Solihull Moors

You don’t leave Fleet games before time added on this calendar year as yet another late story unfolded, this time seeing referee Peter Gibbons dish out four red cards and deny the home side a good shout for a penalty, all ini the final minutes. Mr Gibbons, the same man who caused controversy at Wrexham…

Rance on his spot-kick clincher: “I wasn’t letting anyone else have one”

Dean Rance wrote himself into Fleet folklore with his winning penalty on Tuesday night hardly thinking the list would reach as far as him as kicker number seven. But even that was up in the air as Fleet’s players weren’t entirely sure who would take what turned out to be the matchwinning penalty. “I didn’t…

Fleet through on penalties in epic drama

Aldershot Town 1-1 Fleet (Fleet win 5-4 on penalties) Ebbsfleet United are one game from Wembley after an incredible comeback to win on penalties at Aldershot Town. And it wasn’t one comeback, it was two, with Fleet equalising in the last minute of extra-time and then coming back from 3-1 down in the shootout to…

Barrow 0-1 Fleet

Fleet extended their unbeaten run to 10 games with a hard-fought victory at Barrow on an excellent day results-wise for Daryl McMahon’s side. It was only Fleet’s second ever win at Holker Street but it could be the most important given that all the teams within touching distance above us lost their matches this afternoon….

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…

Hartlepool United 0-1 Fleet

Three points and win number four in succession takes Fleet to 55 points this season, one more already than the 54 total of 2011/12. Were Daryl McMahon’s side to bag three points next weekend, Fleet would already have the largest points haul at this level for 10 years with two months of the season left….

Rance reassured that Fleet’s winning streak isn’t far off

Returning Fleet midfielder Dean Rance, who started his first game of the season on Saturday at Chester, believes his side are only one win away from going on an altogether different kind of run to the succession of draws of recent weeks. “Once we get a run going, I’m sure we’ll keep it going,” he…

Player sponsorships down to last few

Fleet’s commercial department are hoping to tick off another target before the National League kick-off, with just five slots remaining for player sponsorship. Players still available are Bradley Bubb, Bagasan Graham, Sam Magri, Dean Rance and Myles Weston. There are two options available, with full kit sponsorship (home and away) costing £400 + VAT and single-shirt…

“Fans deserve something to cheer about” says goalscorer Rance

Fleet goalscorer Dean Rance praised last night’s travelling support and says he is determined to give the Fleet fans something to sing about on Sunday in the return leg. “The supporters were excellent, they always have been,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Matt Cole. “They’ve just got to get behind us again. It felt like a…