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City celebrates biggest running event on record

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April 23, 2017
City celebrates biggest running event on record

Tens of thousands of people lined the streets of Southampton today (April 23) as the city hosted the biggest running event in its history. The ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K saw just under 10,000 runners pound the pavements and up to a further 30,000 flock to the city to spectate. It is...
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Eastleigh lose last away game of the season

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April 22, 2017
Eastleigh lose last away game of the season

Richard Hill’s Spitfires went home with nothing away to Solihull Moors today as the relegation threatened side ensured another season of National League football with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Eastleigh. Regan Charles-Cook scored his second goal in as many games with a great effort from 25 yards in the 11th minute for the hosts....
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Oxfam Set to Celebrate Record Store Day

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April 20, 2017
Oxfam Set to Celebrate Record Store Day

Oxfam shops across Hampshire are celebrating Record Store Day with an entire weekend of events. Club Pyschedelia, the night that has brought the likes Royal Blood and Wytches to Southampton has put together a special line up of bands to play in the Oxfam Music Store on East Street in Southampton on Saturday afternoon....
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Eastleigh earn 2-1 victory at home to Bromley

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April 17, 2017
Eastleigh earn 2-1 victory at home to Bromley

Richard Hill’s Spitfires earned a 2-1 victory at home to Bromley today on Easter Monday at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,830 spectators including 83 Bromley fans. The new executive box was open for fans to watch from a more comfortable view, the structure has been in development for the past few months...
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Eastleigh duo depart

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April 10, 2017
Eastleigh duo depart

Eastleigh have today confirmed that goalkeeper Ryan Clarke and striker Darius Henderson have left by mutual consent. The club commented on the departures earlier today and said: We would like to thank both players for their efforts whilst at Eastleigh and wish them well for the future. Former Gillingham, Watford and Millwall striker Darius Henderson joined...
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Lincoln proved too good for Eastleigh

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April 9, 2017
Lincoln proved too good for Eastleigh

Lincoln remain top of the National League after Sean Raggett’s second-half header lifted them to a 1-0 victory at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 2,738 spectators. Scott Wilson created an early chance for Eastleigh as he struck wide when well placed but the Lincoln started to show why they were league leaders with...
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Spitfires set to release a book

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April 3, 2017
Spitfires set to release a book

  Eastleigh are set to release a new book titled ‘The Story So Far’ looking back at the history of the club. The book to be published on Sunday 28th May at the Clubs new Lounge Bar and restaurant covers all result from competitive fixture from those years back to the very first fixture...
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Daggers prove too good for Spitfires

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April 2, 2017
Daggers prove too good for Spitfires

Richard Hill’s Spitfires unbeaten run of four matches came to an end yesterday as Daggenham & Redbridge proved to be too good for Eastleigh. Corey Whitely’s hat-trick helped Dagenham consolidate their National League play-off place with a a 4-0 win. The forward lobbed Graham Stack to set the hosts on course for victory, and...
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Volunteers needed to spread cheer in city

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March 27, 2017
Volunteers needed to spread cheer in city

Organisers of Southampton’s biggest running event are on the hunt for community heroes to help make the day its cheeriest yet. Those behind the ABP Southampton Half Marathon are appealing for volunteers to act as ‘ABP Milemakers’ on April 23 when the event takes place for the third time. ABP Milemakers are tasked with...
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Eastleigh claim well earned point

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March 26, 2017
Eastleigh claim well earned point

Richard Hill’s Spitfires made it four games unbeaten yesterday at home to Gateshead as they earned a point and drew 1-1. With kids at a youth club only £1, it was a bumper crowd at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh got off to the brighter of starts with a corner after 6 minutes but it...
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Eastleigh make three straight wins away to Torquay

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March 21, 2017
Eastleigh make three straight wins away to Torquay

Eastleigh’s Sam Matthews, on loan from Bournemouth, netted twice this evening away to Torquay United as The Spitfires picked up their third straight win in the league with a 3-2 victory. It didn’t seem long ago since the Spitfires were without a win in 2017 however the magic of Richard Hill seems to be...
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Spitfires win Hampshire FA award

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March 21, 2017
Spitfires win Hampshire FA award

The Spitfires have won Inclusive Club Of The Year Award through the Hampshire FA Grassroots Football Awards 2017.  The award ceremony will take place on on 3rd June at Southampton FC’s Halo conference centre. This is key award for Eastleigh and it is something that owner Stewart Donald has tried to do with the...
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Favourite breezes to Eastleigh 10k win

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March 21, 2017

Pre-race favourite Joshua Grace breezed to a win in Sunday’s Hendy Eastleigh 10k race on his first attempt despite the windy conditions. Grace started the race as the runner with the quickest personal best over 10k and had taken the lead by the 6k feeding station which he had managed to stretch out by...
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Scot Wilson earns Eastleigh another win

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March 19, 2017
Scot Wilson earns Eastleigh another win

Scott Wilson’s last-gasp strike earned Eastleigh a vital win at Chester yesterday as The Spitfires fly up to 12th. Eastleigh were level on points with their hosts at kick-off, went close through Matt Tubbs after four minutes but Chester’s Alex Lynch got down well at his near post to save. Richard Hill’s men continued to...
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Eastleigh Beer Festival returns

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March 15, 2017
Eastleigh Beer Festival returns

After the great success of last years inaugural Eastleigh Beer Festival at Eastleigh Football Club, 2017 see’s it return. Taking place on the weekend of Saturday 29th July & Sunday 30th July, the festival showcases a vast array of Cask Ale, Craft Lager & Cider from across the country. Rumour has it the sought...
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