Ian Baird’s Spitfires won 2-1 against Sholing at Portsmouth Road on Tuesday night. Goals by Slabber who stepped up to take the first penalty of the night. Last seasons top goalscorer sent the goalkeeper the wrong way with a strike straight down the middle.
The home side got one back when Barry Mason pounced from a rebound after former Bristol Rovers goalkeeper Mike Green made a good stop. Portsmouth’s Billy Tsovolos was trialing with Eastleigh,the Australian had a very good game at right back.
Former N Power League 2 Stockport County and young player of the season defender Jordan Rose impressed Eastleigh with another fine performance however League 2 Crewe Alexandra are also looking at the defender.
Eastleigh’s new signing Andrew White had a another good performance and won a penalty and Jamie Slabber let Andrew White step up and take the penalty,the former Gillingham and Reading striker slotted away in the right bottom corner to seal the win for the Spitfires.
EASTLEIGH: Mike Green, Billy Tsovolos, Ross Bottomley (Liam Hibberd 70), Jamie Brown (Ben Wilson 53), Tom Jordan (c), Andy Forbes, Jack Boyle (Sam Wilson 66), Danny Smith, Jamie Slabber, Jordan Rose (Ryan O’Hara 59), Andrew White
Unused Subs: Gareth Barfoot, Jack Vallis, Gary Pride.