Published: 00:00, 05 September 2014 |
Updated: 08:27, 05 September 2014
Call off the search for a new striker. Alex Flisher is riding to Maidstone United’s rescue.
The 22-year-old played up front as a teenager and he needed no second invitation to partner Frannie Collin against Canvey Island last Saturday.
Two games later, Flisher has two goals and looks the part.
Flisher said: “Jay May was struggling with his calf and Jay (Saunders) said ‘how do you feel about playing up front?’ I was happy with that. I enjoy playing up front, it’s something a bit different.
“Jay just said I had to try to help Frannie out a bit more. The attacking side of it is all right and I don’t mind the pressing work either. That’s what we did on Saturday and part of the reason we did so well."
Flisher scored the goal of the game, hooking a spectacular volley over his head to leave the Canvey goalkeeper and defence bamboozled. He repeated the trick in midweek, scoring in Maidstone’s 2-0 win at AFC Hornchurch.
That result, combined with Margate’s 2-1 defeat to Dulwich, sent the Stones top of the Ryman League Premier Division.
Flisher said: “It was good in the changing room after. It just gave everyone an even bigger lift. There are a few good teams but hopefully the two of us can push on.”
Read the full interview in the Kent Messenger.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.