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Eastleigh beat Bromley 1-0 at home

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August 14, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires made it back to back wins as they beat Bromley 1-0 tonight at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh had a number of chances in the opening few minutes and Chris Zebroski squared the ball to Mark Yeates and the winger headed past Bromley keeper David Gregory with ease. Bromley won a free...
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Eastleigh earn first win of the season away to Barnet

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August 13, 2018
Eastleigh earn first win of the season away to Barnet

Eastleigh picked up their first points of the season after claiming victory away to Barnet on Saturday at The Hive. The Spitfires were beaten by Solihull and Sutton in their opening two matches, but Michael Green’s stunning first-half strike set them on their way to a morale-boosting win. Defender Green found the top corner...
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Eastleigh lost 1-0 away to Sutton

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August 9, 2018

Former Spitfire Jamie Collins fired the only goal of the game as Sutton secured their first success of the season with a 1-0 home win against Eastleigh on Tuesday night. Sutton midfielder Collins converted a 31st-minute penalty after Tom Bolarinwa had been brought down in the area, but both sides struggled to create clear...
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Eastleigh lose opening match of the season at home to Solihull Moors

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August 6, 2018

Adi Yussuf and Dan Sweeney denied Eastleigh in final 10 minutes as Solihull Moors came from behind to open their National League campaign with a win at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,354 spectators. Eastleigh’s Paul McCallum’s 77th-minute penalty looked to be the decisive moment but Solihull hit back almost immediately and left...
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Park Sport launches with popular SkateJam

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August 2, 2018

The Council’s popular Park Sport programme returned with the annual Skate Jam event at Freespace Skate Park run by Team Extreme. Around 100 local youngsters and families attended and took part in a number of scooter, BMX and Skateboard competitions, with some fantastic prizes awarded to the winners. There were also some brilliant demonstrations...
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Eastleigh FC worker gets broadcast experience at BT Sport

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July 30, 2018

An Eastleigh FC fan has landed a unique opportunity to gain broadcasting experience with BT Sport thanks to an innovative scheme by the sports broadcaster. James Worthington, 20, has been selected to collaborate with the sports broadcaster over the coming season to film, edit and produce Eastleigh FC action for BT Sport’s coverage of...
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Eastleigh lose to Gillingham in pre-season friendly

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July 24, 2018

The Spitfires lost their first pre-season as League One side Gillingham won 4-0 at the Silverlake Stadium in front of 491 spectators. Eastleigh manager Andy Hessenthaler has enjoyed plenty of spells as a player and manager for Gillingham in the past so it seemed fitting for a pre-season friendly. The whole of mackoy Ltd...
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Charity football match raises £54,000 for local causes

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July 20, 2018

A charity football match between two Taylor Wimpey business units has raised more than £50,000 for local causes. The homebuilder’s Southern Counties and West London regions battled it out at Southampton FC’s ground, St Marys. The final score was 6-2 for Taylor Wimpey Southern Counties, with the proceeds being split evenly between Naomi House...
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Eastleigh beat Gosport in pre-season frendly

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July 8, 2018

A Paul McCallum brace earned The Spitfires victory away to Gosport Borough on Friday evening in a pre-season friendly. The sides headed into the second half level, but substitute McCallum broke the deadlock with a powerful header. The Spitfires and McCallum sealed the victory with only two minutes to go when Ollie Dennett set...
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Eastleigh beat Reading in pre-season friendly

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July 1, 2018

Following the new signings of Joe Jones and Alex Wynter, The Spitfires beat Reading in a pre-season friendly on Saturday 2-1 at the Silverlake Stadium in front of 738 spectators. Ben Williamson’s late goal fired Eastleigh to the best possible start to pre-season with victory over the Championship side as Paul McCallum’s smart finish in the...
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Barton hosts football tournament

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June 27, 2018

Barton Peveril hosted their third annual six-aside football tournament for local schools’ Year 9 pupils, last Wednesday (20th June). 12 teams competed in the event, playing five 14 minute games each before a semi-final and then final decided the winners. A range of local schools were represented in the tournament; Year 9 players from...
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Eastleigh Sign Josh Hare

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June 19, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires have signed defender Josh Hare. The 24-year-old signs a one year deal at The Silverlake becoming Eastleigh’s second signing of the summer. The youngster started his playing career at Gillingham before moving on to Eastbourne Borough, Leatherhead and most recently National League side Maidstone United. Josh told the official website: ‘I...
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Eastleigh Unwrapped returns this weekend

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June 18, 2018

This Saturday 23rd June Eastleigh Unwrapped, produced by The Point, returns for a free day of festival fun. Featuring circus, theatre for families and interactive workshops, the festival – now in its sixth year – takes place across Leigh Road Recreation Ground and Eastleigh town centre. This year the event welcomes back firm favourites...
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Oscar Gobern signs for Eastleigh

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June 15, 2018

The Spitfires have signed 27 year old, midfielder Oscar Gobern as their first summer signing. Oscar started his professional career at Southampton helping them secure promotion to the championship. From there he has gone on to play for MK Dons, Queens Park Rangers and most recently Yeovil. First Team Manager Andy Hessenthaler told the...
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Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

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June 9, 2018
Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

  The former Chairman of Eastleigh Football Club,  Paul Murray has received an MBE in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours lists for “services to charity and the community in Winchester.” The local businessman who had business interests based in School Lane, Chandler’s Ford has also served as Chairman of Winchester City FC and is a...
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