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Eastleigh lose 1-0 at home to Ebbsfleet United

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April 17, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires experienced their third defeat in a row as a second-half missed penalty by Paul McCallum proved costly in a 1-0 defeat at home to Ebbsfleet United in front of 1,614 spectators. The rain was pouring down from the start as The Silverlake Stadium was in for a wet and windy match....
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Eastleigh lose 2-0 away to Gateshead

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April 16, 2018

Goals from Gateshead’s Daniel Johnson and Jordan Burrow earned the hosts a comfortable victory against Eastleigh on Saturday in front of 612 spectators at the Gateshead International Stadium. Johnson opened the scoring for Gateshead on the stroke of half-time, latching on to a flick-on from Burrow to score his 16th goal of the season....
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Live Review: Rent at The Point

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April 16, 2018

Southampton Musical Society performed a perfect rendition of the musical Rent at The Point, Eastleigh last Wednesday. Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. These performers certainly knew exactly how to grip the Eastleigh audience with pitch-perfect vocals and...
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More free travel for marathon runners announced

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April 13, 2018

First buses has joined the swathe of city businesses offering freebies to runners in this year’s ABP Southampton Marathon. The company has pledged to give free bus transport to those taking part in the event on Sunday April 22. All runners need to do is show their official race bib to the driver and...
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Eastleigh lose 3-2 away to Barrow

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April 12, 2018

Eastleigh narrowly got beat away to relegation-threatened Barrow as the hosts gave themselves renewed hope of beating the drop with a 3-2 win. Barrow’s Asa Hall nodded in a corner from Lewis Walters to put them 1-0 up after 15 minutes. In the second half, Chris Zebroski equalised for the Eastleigh when he coolly...
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Football Centres from The FA offer girls the chance to play

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April 11, 2018

SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Centres from The FA will provide girls aged 5-11 with regular opportunities to play football. The initiative offers organised sessions in a fun and engaging environment created exclusively for girls. More than 200 clubs have been established throughout England in 2017 and a further 800 are set to launch in...
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Sucsess at Longtrack British speed Championships

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April 10, 2018

Go-Sport Long track ice speed skating club, was formed just a year ago, and already are producing Medallists. The year’s success started with their coach Clare Upton, from Botley, who set a 10k British record, track record and personal best time in Leeuwarden Holland at Christmas. Fresh back from The British UK Longtrack Championships,...
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Cresswell secures point in 1-1 draw at home to Wrexham

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April 7, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler Spitfires drew 1-1 at the n front of 1765 spectators as Ryan Cresswell scored a last minute goal to secure Eastleigh a share of the points. It took less than a minute before Eastleigh troubled Wrexham’s keeper Chris Dunn, as Ryan Broom tried his luck from distance that was deflected and pushed...
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Solent Seahawks set for charity game

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April 5, 2018
Solent Seahawks set for charity game

Back in August, the Solent Seahawks narrowly defeated the Hertfordshire Cheetahs to lift the Southern Trophy – on April 15, the two teams meet again in a pre-season game. There’s no silverware at stake in this game, but a more noble cause – raising money to help fight cancer. Nearly everyone has been affected...
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Eastleigh see off Hampshire rivals Aldershot in 2-0 win

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April 2, 2018

Eastleigh made it two wins in a row as they beat Hampshire rival Aldershot Town today away at The Electrical Services Stadium in front of 2,853 fans. Chris Zebroski headed the Spitfires in front on the stroke of half-time from a left-wing cross, the striker showing fine positional sense to latch on to the...
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Eastleigh fight back for 2-1 victory at home to Dover Athletic

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March 28, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires damaged Dover Athletic’s National League promotion hopes as they came from behind to win at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,450 spectators. Two goals in the final six minutes from Paul McCallum turned it around for Eastleighafter former Spitfire Ryan Bird had given the Dover a 22nd-minute lead. Dover went...
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Eastleigh lose 3-1 away to Tranmere Rovers

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March 25, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires were outclassed by Tranmere Rovers yesterday as Andy Cook scored twice for the hosts and boosted their National League promotion hopes in front of the live BT Sport cameras. Eastleigh almost took the lead early on but were denied by a fantastic double save from Rovers keeper Scott Davies. That was...
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Eastleigh draw 0-0 at home to Leyton Orient

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March 17, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires had another home goalless draw today against Leyton Orient in front of 2013 spectators at the Silverlake Stadium. It was bitter cold with the wind fairly strong that played the part of how the game went with long balls falling short. Eastleigh’s Mark Yeates had a shot after four minutes but it...
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Hendy Eastleigh 10k postponed due to snow

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March 17, 2018
Hendy Eastleigh 10k postponed due to snow

The unseasonal wintry weather has resulted in the postponement of tomorrow’s (March 18) annual Eastleigh Hendy 10k road race with just 24 hours to go to the start-gun – a decision that race director Steve Collins described to Eastleigh News as “the most difficult I’ve had to take during my time with the race.”...
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Barton Boxer Taylor Bevan is National Champ

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March 13, 2018
Barton Boxer Taylor Bevan is National Champ

  Barton Peveril sports student Taylor Bevan has won the 2018 English Amateur Boxing Championship (64 kilo). He defeated three top class opponents including a GB silver medallist and a former national champion at the event in Doncaster. The 17 year old started boxing five years ago and was inspired to start in the...
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