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Eastleigh lose away to Wrexham

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December 10, 2018

Wrexham returned to winning ways after three games without a victory as they beat Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh despite The Spitfire being five games unbeaten away going into the game at the Racecourse. James Jennings’ cross-come-shot after less than two minutes found its way past Max Stryjek and into the back of the Eastleigh net....
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Paul McCallum’s late goal secures Eastleigh a point at home to Dover Athletic

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December 3, 2018

Paul McCallum’s late goal earned Eastleigh a point at home to former Spitfires manager Andy Hessenthaler’s Dover Atheltic despite opening the scoring early on at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,430 spectators. The Spitfires’ Ben Williamson opened the scoring in the second minute, following up after Mark Yeates’ free-kick which was saved by...
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Eastleigh win 3-1 away to Maidstone United

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November 28, 2018

Paul McCallum scored twice as Ben Strevens’ Spitfires continued their fine away form with victory at struggling Maidstone. McCallum added to Joseph Jones’ first-half opener with two headers in the second period as Eastleigh made it five straight away wins in the National League. The Spitfires looked like being frustrated in the opening period,...
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2019 Hampshire Cricket Fixtures Announced

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November 27, 2018

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have this morning announced the 2019 Specsavers County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup fixtures, with the full Vitality Blast fixtures to be released at 5pm this evening. Hampshire will contest back-to-back home fixtures to begin the season as James Vince’s side host Essex in the opening...
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Eastleigh earn point at home to Chesterfield

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November 26, 2018

Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh earned a point at home to Chesterfield on Saturday despite taking an early lead through Alex Wynter. The Spitfires took the lead when a Mark Yeates corner was flicked on and Wynter headed in at the back post. Minutes later Chesterfield goalkeeper Callum Burton pulled off a fine reflex save to...
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Paul McCallum scored twice as Eastleigh beat Barrow 3-0 away

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November 19, 2018

Ben Streven’s Spitfires National League strugglers Barrow on Saturday in comfortable style with a 3-0 victory at Holker Street. Eastleigh came into the match having lost just one of their past 10 league games, while Barrow were on a five-match losing streak in all competitions. The visitors needed just 14 minutes to take the...
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Barton Peveril’s Swimming Success

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November 19, 2018

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Swimming Team had a successful competition at the English Schools’ Swimming Association National Final last Saturday, 17th November 2018. The competition was held in London’s Olympic pool and saw the five Barton Peveril pupils finish 3rd nationally in the Freestyle Relay and 5th nationally in the Medley Relay. The...
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Eastleigh’s MP is new Sports Minister

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November 6, 2018
Eastleigh’s MP is new Sports Minister

Eastleigh’s MP Mims Davies has been appointed Sports Minister following the much-publicised resignation of Tracey Crouch who quit in protest of an ‘unjustifiable’ delay in the introduction of curbs designed to make bookies’ highly addictive gambling machines less attractive to vulnerable gamblers. Davies’s move from her current unpaid Junior Ministerial post in the Wales...
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Ben Strevens appointed Eastleigh manager

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November 5, 2018

Following being caretaker manager after the departure of Andy Hessenthaler, former player and assistant manager Ben Strevens has been appointed Eastleigh manager permanently. The 38-year-old,spoke to the official club website and said: ‘After hearing the news on Friday, I can’t wait to get started now, I’m really looking forward to the job, it’ll be...
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Eastleigh denied all three at home to Salford City

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November 4, 2018

  Eastleigh were denied all three points at home to Salford City on Saturday as they recorded back to back home draws in the Vanarama National League. Lois Maynard’s last-minute equaliser helped Salford salvage a late draw at Eastleigh and extend their unbeaten league run to 16. Josh Hare went close early on for...
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Eastleigh’s former kit man Kevin Dixon dies at aged 62

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November 1, 2018

Today Eastleigh Football Club announced the death of former kit man and player Kevin Dixon who died yesterday (31st October). A club statement read the following on the official website today. It is with great sadness that the club report the passing of popular former player and kit man, Kevin Dixon. Kevin stood down...
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Eastleigh earn point at home to league leaders Leyton Orient

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October 30, 2018

On a freezing cold night at The Silverlake Stadium, Eastleigh earned a point at home to league leaders Leyton Orient in a 1-1 draw in front of 1938 spectators with over 400 travelling fans. There was a minute silence for all who lost their lives during the Leicester City helicopter tragedy over the weekend...
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Hampton and Richmond Borough knock Eastleigh out of FA Cup

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October 22, 2018

Eastleigh were knocked out of the FA Cup in the fourth qualifying round on Saturday by Hampton and Richmond Borough at The Silverlake Stadium due to a late Chris Dickson goal. The goal from Dickson came in the 85th minute and ends the Spitfire’s FA Cup run this year that lasted for just one...
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Eastleigh lose in Hampshire derby at home to Aldershot

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October 15, 2018

Aldershot halted Eastleigh’s run of four wins in a row with a come-from-behind victory at the Silverlake Stadium. The Spitfires took a fifth-minute lead when Mark Yeates picked out Paul McCallum in the box and the striker scored past goalkeeper Jake Cole. But the Shots took charge through with two quickfire goals. First Matt...
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Eastleigh manager Andy Hessenthaler set to manage Dover Athletic

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October 8, 2018

Following four successive wins on Saturday away to Braintree, Eastleigh are set to lose their manager Andy Hessenthaler to league rivals Dover Athletic. According to kentonline.co.uk, the 53-year-old will replace Chris Kinnear, who was sacked by Dover on Friday Hessenthaler was previously in charge at Dover from 2007 to 2010, leading the club to back-to-back promotions...
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