Club statement: Kevin Watson

Ebbsfleet United FC can today confirm that manager Kevin Watson will depart the club on expiration of his contract at the end of May. Kevin joined the club as assistant to Garry Hill in October 2019, taking control as interim manager after two matches on Hill’s departure. Three wins and two draws from six matches…

Fleet boss in video message to supporters

Like most of us around the world at this current time, Fleet boss Kevin Watson is observing government advice to stay inside – nonetheless, he’s issued a video message to the club’s supporters as the cancellation of football (as with most other things) continues. “I just wanted to send out a message to you all,”…

“We’ve found a system,” says Watson of form-team Fleet

There may be bigger issues than football on the horizon but Kevin Watson can’t do anything about those and he kept his post-match comments to what he could control – events on the pitch. And those went Fleet’s way once more as a fifth win in eight games put Watson’s side third in the form…

Watson pleased with Fleet resilience

Kevin Watson will take his side north again next Saturday with just two points separating the Fleet from a season’s high of 21st place after they won their fourth game in seven. The reverse at Chesterfield, last week’s late defeat at Stockport and the FA Trophy exit to Royston Town have perhaps disguised the fact…

A difficult one to take

Kevin Watson may have suffered a second Saturday defeat but he felt his side deserved so much more this week than the late loss at the hands of Stockport County. “It’s a little bit of a difficult one to take. We tried to play in the right manner,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster….

Kevin on call for County clash

Kevin Watson will be on hand to talk through the team sheet as it arrives hot off the press, exclusively in the Hospitality Lounge prior to next Saturday’s game against Stockport County. The Fleet boss will speak to lounge members, restaurant guests and sponsors before the Vanarama National League game on 29th February, prior to…

Gameplan carried out “to the letter”

Kevin Watson had warm words for individuals but was keener to praise the team effort that earned a crucial three points at Maidenhead United on Tuesday evening. And he was pleased as punch that his side did everything he asked of them before the game, off the back of a potentially morale-sapping defeat at Chesterfield….

Watson bemoans last 25 ‘capitulation’

Fleet boss Kevin Watson admitted he was shellshocked after Chesterfield’s last half-hour blitz that saw the scoreline accelerate from goalless to 4-0 in double quick time. And the manager didn’t tone down his words in the aftermath. “We don’t just lose when we lose,” he said. “We capitulate and in that last 20, 25 minutes…

We rode our luck but we won ugly

Kevin Watson believed this afternoon’s crucial victory was more about the gritty nature of a positive result than the performance in a 90 minutes where the conditions dominated. “We have a good knack of bouncing back from bad results and indifferent performances,” he told BBC Radio Kent’s Charles Webster. “Today we won ugly. We rode…

Watson seeks that elusive second goal

Fleet boss Kevin Watson conceded that a draw was probably the right result after his side and Sutton United played out a stalemate at the Kuflink Stadium. That was Fleet’s 12th draw of the season and the line between one point and three has often proved a fine one. All of Fleet’s six league wins…