Macca devises his spring into summer

The dust had barely settled on Prenton Park before Daryl McMahon was being grilled about 2018/19. With a police helicopter buzzing noisily overhead, the Fleet manager must have struggled to collect his thoughts on what 2017/18 had been all about, far less been able to present a coherent picture of its successor. Yet McMahon has…

We’ve built a club to be proud of, says Fleet boss

Daryl McMahon took solace in his side’s feats this season as he took in the cheers and well wishes of the Fleet fans following defeat at Prenton Park. “We’ve got a huge bond between the fans, the players and the staff and we’ve had to create that really, I suppose,” McMahon told BBC Radio Kent’s…

Ashmore: a shame we couldn’t do it for the fans

Nathan Ashmore took centre stage at Prenton Park in a pulsating play-off semi-final but two goals in extra-time from James Norwood and Larnell Cole proved the difference between the Tranmere strikers and the Fleet goalkeeper. And the club’s player of the year was gutted for his teammates and the fans. “They’ve been awesome all season…

Tranmere Rovers 4-2 (aet) Fleet

Ebbsfleet’s amazing journey towards Wembley is over as Tranmere proved too strong in extra-time. The Fleet put up an almighty fight, their grit and determination shining through once more, to push this strong, capable, attack-minded Rovers side to a further 30 minutes. Once again, this well-travelled, hard-working squad was unchanged, desire and adrenaline triumphing over…

Fleet fend off the obituary writers to book a date with destiny

The media is poised, pen in hand, to write Fleet’s obituary for this season. But every time the ink dries, this Ebbsfleet side pulls something out of the bag to send all those pre-scripted words hurtling straight into the wastepaper basket. Nobody in North Kent dares whisper the ‘W’ word too loudly, far less the…

Tranmere Rovers 3-0 Fleet

Fleet’s first trip to Prenton Park ended in disappointment as a powerful Tranmere Rovers wrapped up all three points and never looked like relinquishing them once they’d got their noses in front. It puts Tranmere well and truly into the title race but Fleet must take stock as February began where January left off and…

Fleet look to tame wild Rovers

The Fleet make their first ever appearance at Prenton Park this weekend hoping to return with more than the last trip to the north-west, the Trophy exit at Warrington Town. It’s arguably the toughest away trip of the season against a Tranmere side gathering steam and with a formidable home record. Ebbsfleet boss Daryl McMahon…

Second coach plus advance tickets available for Tranmere

The Fleet Supporters Trust is running a second coach to Tranmere on Saturday and is now taking bookings. If you would like to travel to Prenton Park with the Trust, please book as soon as possible by ringing Steve Boem on 07955 247007 or John Burgess on 07951 610878. Advance match tickets from Tranmere are…

Manager’s Notes 16.09.2017

It’s game number two of the week here at Stonebridge Road and with the visit of Tranmere Rovers, it’s certainly one that whets the appetite and is the kind of fixture we have all looked forward to while battling to win promotion from the South. I was as disappointed as I’m sure you were to…