Ball in Moors’ court as midfielder departs

Midfielder James Ball has this afternoon signed for Solihull Moors for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old summer acquisition from Stevenage signed terms at the SportNation.bet Stadium on Friday afternoon. James featured in every Vanarama National League match for the Fleet this season, playing 14 games in total for the club. Garry Hill’s move for Josh…

We have to make teams earn goals, says Weston

Fleet goalscorer Myles Weston echoed his manager’s words after the final whistle at Solihull, saying once his side cut out the needless goals, they can get those elusive points on the board. The Antigua & Barbuda international, who re-signed for the Fleet in the summer, scored his seventh goal for the club as they enjoyed…

Fleet boss confident results will turn round

Garry Hill saw his side take the lead for the first time this season before succumbing late on to the league leaders but he remains upbeat that his players are capable of climbing the table. “The league table doesn’t tell lies but we’re not a bottom-of-the-table team,” he said. “And as soon as we get…

Solihull Moors 2-1 Fleet

Much like last season’s visit to Solihull, Fleet were undone by a late winner after a performance that deserved a lot more. For the first time this season, the visitors took the lead and performed solidly against the free-scoring league leaders whose good possession football and confidence ultimately proved the difference. Garry Hill resisted the…

Fleet looking to pack Moors punch

Life on the road will present another challenge for the Fleet this weekend as a trip to Vanarama National League leaders Solihull Moors follows hot on the heels of a 1-0 defeat at title favourites AFC Fylde. The top v bottom clash won’t find many pundits backing the Fleet to get anything out of the…

Red cards haven’t surprised me, says Garry Hill

Garry Hill was choosing his words very carefully after seeing his side succumb to a second-half Solihull goal and then two late red cards in a post-match interview where the referee’s actions dominated the conversation. “It was a strange ending to a game,” said a restrained Fleet manager. “A lot’s gone on. When I look…

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…

PREVIEW: Solihull Moors

Fleet have had two weeks to forget about the last-minute disappointment of losing their unbeaten run at Sutton United but Garry Hill insists positivity wins points – and it’s points he’s after. And he’s taking the positives from the reverse at Gander Green Lane. “It’s cost us a point whatever way you look at it,”…

Macca: “We didn’t merit a loss”

Fleet boss Daryl McMahon was left with a familiar feeling of deja vu, taking some small comfort in his side’s second-half performance but left disappointed by the result. “I think it was a good performance today, we shouldn’t have lost the game,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Ian Randall. “I think that performance didn’t merit…

Solihull Moors 2-1 Fleet

Ebbsfleet United fell to a late winner after fighting their way back into the game at Solihull Moors to leave them empty-handed on their travels for only the second time this season. A Solihull own goal in the second half had given the visitors, much improved in the second half, a deserved equaliser and there…