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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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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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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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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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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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Eastleigh beat Guiseley in six goal thriller

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January 7, 2018

Cav Miley’s first-minute header set Eastleigh on their way to a win over struggling Guiseley in the National League. Although Rowan Liburd levelled for the visitors after 19 minutes, further strikes from Chris Zebroski and Mark Yeates earned the points for Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitifres in front of 2,001 spectators at The Silverlake Stadium. Miley nodded...
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New date for postponed Torquay United game

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January 3, 2018

Eastleigh today announced that Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires’ postponed new year’s day fixture with Torquay United has been rescheduled for Saturday, 13th of January – subject to confirmation from the National League, with kick off at 15:00. In a statement on the official website, it said: ‘The club would like to place on record their...
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Eastleigh salvage a point at home to Woking

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December 30, 2017

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires salvaged a point at home to ten men Woking today in front of 2067 with a 186 from Woking in what was Eastleigh’s last game of 2017. Woking kicked off the match and their travelling fans were in full voice. Eastleigh started off brightly with Chris Zebroski and Mark Yeates looking...
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Eastleigh earn point at home to ten men Torquay

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December 26, 2017

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires earned a 1-1 draw at The Silverlake Stadium against ten men Torquay United in front of 2.092 with 252 travelling down from Torquay. It didn’t take long before the visitors took the lead as defender Michee Efete just shot wide after one minute. The rain was tipping it down and it...
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