Jamie Montigue

Eastleigh start with point

Eastleigh’s season is up and running with a highly positive and hard fought draw against promotion favourites Woking. After a run of three straight defeats from the Spitfires’ opening three games, Ian Baird’s side put in a really strong team performance to keep out Garry Hill’s side and ensure a valuable clean sheet. Eastleigh’s defensive…

Carew Shakes Eastleigh

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Eastleigh suffered a dismal 3-0 home defeat against promotion chasing Ebbsfleet United this afternoon. It was a second loss in a row and a fifth defeat out of eight previous league games for Ian Baird’s side. Former Spitfire Ashley Carew came back to the Silverlake Stadium and ran the show scoring twice and providing an…

Spitfires battered by Boro

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Eastleigh missed out on the opportunity to climb into a playoff position this evening following a defeat at home to Steve King’s high-flying Farnborough. Despite suffering a setback to playoff hopes, Eastleigh have another chance with one more game in hand still to play, which should they win, would bring the Spitfires level on points…

Eastleigh decks cards

Tony Taggart slips the ball past the keeper for a brace

Eastleigh secured an emphatic victory over promotion rivals Woking to enhance the Spitfires’ playoff credentials. It was a strong team performance from Eastleigh to beat a very in-form Woking team who had recorded eleven wins and a draw from their previous twelve league games. Ian Baird’s side remain in eighth place but have played fewer…

Spitfires suffer setback

Jamie Slabber scored a consolation against Welling

Eastleigh’s play-off hopes suffered a set-back against promotion-seeking rivals Welling United at the Silverlake Stadium this afternoon. Spitfires manager Ian Baird described the goals that his side conceded as “horrendous” and that the first half performance from Eastleigh was “as bad as it has been since Staines (4-1 home defeat) last November”. The hosts only…

Braintree halt Spitfires

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Eastleigh had the difficult task of trying to tame league leaders Braintree Town as the two form sides in the division went head-to-head. It was great credit to a number of volunteers that the game even went ahead; because of all the rain we have had this week. From 9am, Tony Shiner, Steve Brookwell, Stuart…

Eastleigh on a roll

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Eastleigh made it five successive league wins following today’s comfortable win over former player Ashley Vickers’s Dorchester Town side. The goals just keep flying in for the Spitfires (three more today), who have now scored 28 goals in 10 games with just 10 against. As well as registering three more points on the board, Eastleigh…

Eastleigh tame Hawks 4-2

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Eastleigh defeated rivals Havant & Waterlooville thanks to a spirited second-half fight back to make it three league wins on the trot – their fourth successive victory including the FA Trophy replay at Sutton United. The festive season and New Year has begun with a one hundred per cent record for Eastleigh with a maximum…

Tags Saves Day

The much talked-about return to the Silverlake Stadium for ex-manager Paul Doswell, goal-scoring Eastleigh legend Andy Forbes and fellow former Spitfires; brought added excitement in the build-up to this afternoon’s FA Trophy first round tie. Doswell’s Ryman Premier table-toppers came into the game as underdogs against Ian Baird’s Conference South side, but it was always…