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Easteigh ease past Tranmere Rovers

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August 20, 2017

  Eastleigh beat Tranmere Rovers on Saturday 2-0 in The Vanarama National League to spring leap into the top half of the table. Goalkeeper Ross Flitney returned to The Silverlake Stadium for his first league fixture since departing the club two seasons ago.  Despite the early pressure from Tranmere, Eastleigh’s Mark Yeates came close...
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Eastleigh defeated away to Woking

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August 16, 2017

  Richard Hill’s Spitfires went down to a 2-1 defeated away to Woking last night in the Vanarama National League Eastleigh handed new signing Callum Howe, on loan from Lincoln City until January, a start at centre back in the aim of tightening the back four. Woking had suffered back-to-back away defeats since opening...
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Eastleigh earn point at home to Daggers

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August 13, 2017

Eastleigh’s Ben Williamson and Dagenham & Redbridge’s Corey Whitely both scored braces as Richard Hill’s men remain unbeaten this season with a point in the Vanarama National League. 1,614 watched on at the Silverlake Stadium Whitely scored his third goal in only his third game of the season, slotting past Graham Stack from a...
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Eastleigh earn all three points at home to Sutton United

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August 8, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires held on to a narrow 1-0 victory at home to Sutton United this evening in the Vanarama National League with 1744 watching at The Silverlake Stadium. Former Spitfires Dean Beckwith, Dan Spence, Ross Lafayette, Moses Emmanuel and Jamie Collins all lined up for Sutton as Richard Hill’s Spitfires named Sam Matthews...
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Eastleigh earn point away in season opener

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August 7, 2017

Richard Hill’s Eastleigh fought out a goalless opening day draw away to Bromley on Saturday in the Vanarama National League at Hayes Lane. The Spitfires edged a tight and disciplined first half with the best chance coming midway through the period when Eastleigh centre-back Reda Johnson came forward for a corner and headed against...
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Bright future for AFC Stoneham after Mims Davies MP unveils new floodlights

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August 3, 2017
Bright future for AFC Stoneham after Mims Davies MP unveils new floodlights

Mims Davies, MP for Eastleigh, officially unveiled AFC Stoneham’s brand new floodlights on Tuesday ahead of the friendly match against Eastleigh. The upgrade was made thanks to a grant of £28,323 from the Premier League, through the Football Stadia Improvement Fund, the largest funders of non-league football in the country. The funding has helped...
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Eastleigh sign Williamson

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August 2, 2017

Richard Hill’s Spitfires have announced the signing of experienced centre forward Ben Williamson. The 28-year old arrives at the club after being released from league two side Cambridge United. Williamson started his career at Worthing before linking up with Glenn Hoddle at his academy in Spain. In 2011 Ben joined Bournemouth where he featured...
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The Spitfires Supporters Club Column: Why join?

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August 2, 2017

This is the first of a series of Eastleigh FC fan columns on EastleighNews.co.uk, a spokesman on behalf of The Spitfires Supports Club talks you through the benefits of joining TSSC. The Spitfires Supporters Club is THE Supporters club of Eastleigh FC – we are here to help TSSC members and Eastleigh fans in...
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Eastleigh finish on victory before season opener

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August 1, 2017
Eastleigh finish on victory before season opener

Richard Hill’s Spitfires finished with a narrow 2-1 victory away to local club AFC Stoneham this evening. The evening started with the official opening of AFC Stoneham’s brand new floodlights by local MP Mims Davies. Goalkeeper Ross Flitney started in goal for Eastleigh whereas new signing Cavanagh Miley from Jersey also started. The home side...
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AFC Stoneham set for Eastleigh friendly

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July 31, 2017

AFC Stoneham are looking forward to their big pre-season friendly against Eastleigh on Tuesday (Aug 1st) and the official opening of their brand new floodlights by local MP Mims Davies. Manager Tim Cole has recruited ex-Totton & Eling and Romsey Town manager, James Phillips, as his new right hand man for the forthcoming season...
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Eastleigh defeated despite brave performance at home to Sheffield United

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July 28, 2017

Championship side Sheffield United edged Eastleigh to a 3-2 victory this evening at The Silverlake Stadium as Richard Hill’s men put in a brave performance.  Eastleigh nearly opened the scoring after 4 minutes as Mark Yeates fired a powerful shot just wide.  However Sheffield responded quickly and Enda Stevens opened the scoring just after 8...
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Southampton to host Quidditch Premier League Fixture

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July 27, 2017

This Saturday (29th July) at Millbrook RFC, Southampton will be hosting one of six Quidditch Premier League fixtures, to determine the strongest teams in the UK and set their ranks in the Quidditch Premier League Championship. This event will be attended by the Eastern MErmaids, the London Monarchs, and the Southwest Broadside. The Quidditch...
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Read Signs for Spitfires

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July 26, 2017

Following a stand out performance at home to AFC Bournemouth XI last night, Eastleigh is delighted to announce the signing of Harvey Read from Stoke City. The centre-back started his footballing career at Southampton before joining Stoke City’s scholarship programme. Harvey has been on trial with club over the course of pre-season and has appeared...
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Eastleigh prove too good for youthful Bournemouth side

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July 25, 2017

Eastleigh finally kick started their home pre season campaign at The Silverlake Stadium as they beat a youthful AFC Bournemouth XI 3-0. Despite the match kicking off 15 minutes late, Sam Matthews played for Bournemouth after being on loan at Eastleigh last season.  Trialist Tom Leggit and Dave Ijaha started for Eastleigh as two trialists started...
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Eastleigh announce Big Away Day

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July 24, 2017
Eastleigh announce Big Away Day

Richard Hill’s Spitfires are delighted to announce that theirfirst ‘Big Away Day’ of the season will take place away to Leyton Orient on Saturday 26th August in the Vanarama National League. With the recent announcement of our away fixture against Wrexham now being televised, the club have taken the decision to use the unexpected...
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