Eastleigh set for live TV coverage

BT Sport will cover Eastleigh Vs Aldershot at the Silverlake Stadium

BT Sport will cover Eastleigh Vs Aldershot at the Silverlake Stadium

Eastleigh’s first home fixture of the season against fellow Hampshire club Aldershot Town has been chosen for live coverage on BT Sport.

The channel released a list of August live games and Richard Hill’s side were among the three games chosen.

This will be the Spitfire’s first ever home game in the conference national and has been moved to Thursday, 14 August, and is set to create a lot of publicity for the club.

Meanwhile Hill’s men got off to winning start in pre-season on Monday away to Didcot Town as new signing James Constable grabbed a brace and Yemi Odubade got his name on the score sheet.

Eastleigh now travel away again to Buckinghamshire tomorrow (3pm kick off) as they take on Southern League outfit Marlow.

Sky Bet Championship side AFC Bournemouth will also travel to the Silverlake Stadium on Tuesday (7.45pm kick off) as the Spitfires will look to prove tough opposition for Eddie Howe’s Cherries.