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Hereford knock Eastleigh out of the FA Cup

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October 14, 2017
Hereford knock Eastleigh out of the FA Cup

Disaster struck as Eastleigh, who finished with nine men, were knocked out of the Emirates FA Cup today after a 2-1 defeat.  In front of 1,345 spectators, Richard Hill’s played Hereford in the FA Cup 4th Round Qualifying, a team two leagues below them. After the kick-off had to be retaken, the game underway with hundreds...
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Eastleigh reveal pitch statement ahead of FA Cup tie

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October 10, 2017

Eastleigh Football Club has today made a statement regarding this weekend’s FA Cup Fourth qualifying round tie against Hereford Football Club. The official website said: ‘The club has sought the help of both the National League and the FA with regards to the pitch. As a result, the National League’s approved contractors were appointed last...
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Eastleigh defeated away to Wrexham

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October 8, 2017

In front of the BT Sport cameras, Richard Hill’s Spitfires were defeated away to Wrexham on Saturday despite taking the lead in the first half. Chris Holroyd capped a fine comeback win for Wrexham against Eastleigh to stretch their unbeaten run to 10 games in the Vanarama National League Ben Williamson, returning after a...
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Eastleigh lose away to Boreham Wood

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October 4, 2017

Bruno Andrade’s second-half goal ensured Eastleigh came away without a point away to Boreham Wood last night at Meadow Park. The Portuguese broke the deadlock in the 77th minute to lift the hosts to 10th in the National League table while Richard Hill’s Spitfires slip to 17th. The match started at a fast pace...
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Eastleigh draw Hereford at home in FA Cup

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October 2, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires have been drawn at home to Hereford FC in the fourth qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup. The tie will be played over the weekend of Saturday 14th October. Last season Eastleigh reached the third round of the competition for the second year running as they got beat 5-1 away...
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Eastleigh reveal statement following postponement

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October 1, 2017

Following yesterday’s home match between Eastleigh and Chester getting called off, The Spitfires have released a statement on their official website: ‘Following a pitch inspection from today’s match officials, our game against Chester has been postponed. It is with regret this decision has been made so close to kick off however, every care had...
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Eastleigh Vs Chester postponed

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September 30, 2017

Today’s match has been called off at The Silverlake Stadium between Eastleigh and Chester in the Vanarama National League. With the match set to be a bumper crowd with the offer of season ticket holders allowing to bring two guests with them for free, the club announced on Twitter this afternoon that the match...
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Eastleigh earn all three points away to Hartlepool

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September 24, 2017
Eastleigh earn all three points away to Hartlepool

Two goals in four second-half minutes earned Richard Hill’s Spitfires victory in the Vanarame National League away to Hartlepool and ended their opponents five-game unbeaten run. A quiet first half produced just one noteworthy chance, with the hosts’ forward Ryan Donaldson firing inches over the crossbar at the end of a fine team move. Eastleigh...
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Eastleigh beat Hampshire rivals in cup

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September 20, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires came from behind to progress to the next round of the Hampshire Senior Cup after beating Aldershot Town 2-1 on Tuesday. Aldershot took an early lead thanks to an audacious lobbed effort from Fabien Robert. Robert’s effort was cancelled out by an own goal late in the half by Lyons-Foster and...
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Eastleigh announce ticket promotion for Chester game

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September 19, 2017

Eastleigh have announced that every Season Ticket Holder is entitled to bring up to two guests to their Vanarama National League home fixture against Chester on the 30th September, free of charge. In order to take advantage of this fantastic offer, simply use ‘Special Voucher A and/or B’ from the back of your Season Ticket...
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Eastleigh share spoils with AFC Fylde

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September 16, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires are now without a win in six after a 2-2 home draw with AFC Fylde today. A total of 3,312 watched on at The Silverlake Stadium. Reda Johnson came close to opening the scoring after five minutes as his header was just wide. Eastleigh we’re starting to press and Michael Green...
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Teams wanted for local five-a-side leagues

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September 12, 2017

Southampton Fives is a locally run five-a-side company, run by two local individuals who are dedicated to a well managed, organised friendly league and strive to ensure all teams who turn up always have a game. Now they are looking for more teams to join their leagues allowing more games to be played in...
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Eastleigh defeated at home to Maidstone

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September 12, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires were defeated tonight by Maidstone United 1-0 at home. After four straight draws in the Vanarama National League, Eastleigh tried to break that at a wet and windy Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,820. Jai Reason lined up against The Spitfires as he returned to the club he won the Conference...
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Gary McSheffrey signs for Eastleigh

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September 7, 2017

Gary McSheffrey has agreed to join the Spitfires, signing on until January. Gary goes straight into the squad for Saturday’s trip to Guiseley and has been given squad number 28. McSheffrey began his professional career with Coventry City, and has previously played for Stockport County, Luton Town, Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest and Leeds United...
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Sholing Reds FC seals new sponsorship deal

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September 5, 2017

A newly formed junior team is entering its first season on a high after sealing a new sponsorship deal with national housebuilder Bloor Homes. Sholing Reds FC Under 7s will be sporting a brand-new kit to compete in the Eastleigh and District Mini Soccer League in Southampton, courtesy of the developer. Bloor Homes is...
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