Eastleigh have confirmed former Spitfires owner Stewart Donald has agreed to sell the club to existing board members and senior management staff following his purchase of Sunderland. A club official statement said:
Eastleigh Football Club can confirm that owner and majority shareholder Stewart Donald has agreed to sell the club to the existing board members, along with a number of senior management staff currently working for the club.
The club has been in discussion with the National League regarding the change of ownership, and we are now awaiting confirmation of their approval before matters can be concluded.
It is thought that Mark Jewell, Kenny Amor, Tom Coffey and Joanne Sprigg are set to be among the major shareholders.