Hill bemused by Drury red card

Garry Hill was on the pitch to appreciate his players’ efforts at the end of the game and was mystified as to why Durham referee Andrew Miller red-carded Andy Drury. “I was three yards from Andy Drury,” Hill told BBC Radio Kent’s Ben Watts, “and basically the referee has turned round and said he’s sent…

Fleet 0-1 Salford City

There have been a few narrow 1-0 defeats at the Kuflink Stadium this season and this was another one – though Ebbsfleet rarely threatened the visitors who shut up shop after getting their noses in front and looked largely comfortable throughout. Barebones Fleet posed few surprises in team selection, the returning Bagasan Graham replacing the…

PREVIEW: Salford City

Garry Hill may be down to bare bones but his message ahead of the visit of pre-season title favourites Salford City is clear: “Don’t panic!” Suspensions will leave the Fleet boss with roughly the same number of bodies as he had at Barrow last week, with Bagasan Graham back but Chris Bush out, and it’s…

“We’ve got to start our season now”

Daryl McMahon expressed huge admiration for his squad as they put a troubling week to one side to push Salford City all the way – and he urged Fleet to use it as a platform to haul themselves back up the league. “We’ve got to start our season now,” he said. “It’s a fantastic performance…

Salford City 1-1 Fleet

Fleet pulled a performance out of the bag under the most trying of circumstances to become only the third team to take points off leaders Salford at home. A gutsy, committed 90 minutes from front to back denied Salford a win on the day they equalled a club record 14th game unbeaten and it sets…

PREVIEW: Salford City

It’s the second new ground this season for the Fleet as Salford City’s Peninsula Stadium awaits – and perhaps offers the toughest test yet for Daryl McMahon’s squad. After a tricky start, the Manchester favourites for the title have risen to the challenge of their billing and currently top the table, having not lost since…