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Eastleigh lose away to Chester

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February 18, 2018

Ross Hannah struck twice for Chester as Mark Yeates’ 20th minute strike was not enough for Eastleigh at the Deva Stadium. Relegation-threatened Chester had picked up just two points from their previous five games but took the lead against The Spitfires when Hannah broke clear to score past Graham Stack. That lead lasted only a...
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Solent Seahawks Academy awarded grant

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February 11, 2018

Preparation for the upcoming season couldn’t be going much better for the Solent Seahawks American football Academy. As well as the usual influx of new players that are beginning to gel into 2018’s Seahawks teams, the club was recently awarded a National Lottery grant by Sport England for £10,000. Without a corporate sponsorship deal...
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Eastleigh’s fine form comes to an end at Home to Boreham Wood

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February 10, 2018

Eastleigh’s run of good form came to an end today as Andy Hessenthaler’s men lost 2-0 at home to Boreham Wood in front of 1,751 spectators. Former Spitfire Jamie Turley returned to The Silverlake Stadium as he looked to keep his former team quiet in defense. It was a slow opening five minutes with...
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Gold-medal swimmer Rebecca Adlington launches leisure centre celebration

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February 8, 2018

A day to celebrate the arrival of one of the biggest and best leisure centres in the South takes place on Saturday 17 February – with one of the UK’s greatest ever swimmers taking part. Olympic double-gold medallist, Rebecca Adlington, will join the team at Places Leisure Eastleigh for the Community Celebration Day. The...
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Eastleigh draw 2-2 away to AFC Flyde

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February 4, 2018

Henry Jones came off the bench to net a late equaliser for AFC Fylde as Eastleigh were denied all three points despite being in front twice. The Spitfires forged in front midway through the first half when Bristol Rover’s loanee Ryan Broom judged and controlled a long ball from Andrew Boyce to perfection and...
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Young Spitfires knocked out of Hampshire Senior Cup

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January 31, 2018

A spirited young Eastleigh side bowed out of the Hampshire Senior Cup with a 0-2 defeat at home to Bournemouth Under 21s. After reaching the quarter-finals the Spitfires faced tricky opposition in Bournemouth and had few chances all game Headers from James Constable and Oliver Dennett saw Eastleigh attempt an upset against the Premier...
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Eastleigh beat Hartlepool in seven-goal thriller

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January 27, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires made it four straight wins against cash-strapped Hartlepool United in a seven-goal thriller at The Silverlake Stadium today in front of 2,153 spectators.  The club remembered the late Derik Brooks, who founded the club as Swaythling Athletic in 1946, who sadly passed away with a minute of silence and was described...
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Eastleigh FC founder Derik Brooks passes away

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January 24, 2018

It’s a sad day for Eastleigh Football Club as founder Derik Brooks has passed away at age 94. ‘Mr Eastleigh’ founded the club as Swaythling Athletic in 1946 and was at the heart of the club for an amazing 72 years. Derik was also made a Citizen of Honour by the Borough of Eastleigh...
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Spitfires comeback to win 3-2 away to Maidstone

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January 21, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Eastleigh recorded their third successive victory – a 3-2 comeback win at Maidstone. Johan ter Horst got the hosts off to a perfect start when he rounded Ross Flitney and tapped into an empty net in the first minute. Defender Ayo Obileye levelled for Eastleigh with a powerful strike from the edge...
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One in and one out at Eastleigh

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January 20, 2018

The Spitfires have confirmed that Bradley Hudson-Odoi has returned to parent club Sutton United upon the expiry of his loan agreement. Hudson-Odoi featured six times for the Spitfires over the course of his loan spell, signing in late November. Manager Andy Hessenthaler commented on the official website: ‘It’s been decided that Bradley will go...
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Local wrestling stars put on epic show

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January 17, 2018

The superstars of the world of wrestling put on a fantastic show at  The Thornden Hall on Saturday January 13th when local promoters The Solent Wrestling Federation brought a family friendly show to the local area. The stunning Chandlers Ford venue played host to what was the first wrestling event in the area for...
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Eastleigh earn victory away to Torquay

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January 14, 2018

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires made it back-to-back wins for the first time this season with a brave display away to Torquay United. Goals from Sam Matthews and Gavin Hoyte backed up by a Ross Flitney penalty save earned the Spitfires a 2-1 away win over Torquay United. Eastleigh took an early lead through Matthews, who...
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Stadium throws open its gates for Southampton Marathon

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January 12, 2018

People taking part in Southampton’s biggest running event are set to tread in the footsteps of sporting legends this April. Organisers of the ABP Southampton Marathon have confirmed that this year’s event (April 22), will pass through the home of Southampton FC, St Mary’s Stadium. The iconic venue has become a popular fixture on...
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Craig McAllister leaves Eastleigh

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January 11, 2018

Eastleigh has announced announce that Craig McAllister has parted company with the club by mutual consent. Director of Football Richard Hill told the official website: ‘I would like to place on record my thanks to Craig for his hard work and commitment over my two spells with the club, and wish him the best...
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Sam Matthews extends loan at Eastleigh

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January 9, 2018

Eastleigh can today confirm that Sam Matthews’ loan from Bournemouth has been renewed until the end of the season. This marks Matthews’ third stint at the club in two seasons. He initially joined Eastleigh in January 2016 – shining during a difficult period for the Spitfires, scoring three goals in 12 appearances. Since returning...
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