Kieran James

NCTJ trained. Previously Assistant Community Reporter for The News, Portsmouth. Sport and gig reviews are my passion.

Brown back Sharp off


The Spitfires play on-form Woking on Saturday at the Silverlake Stadium in the Blue Square Bet South. Coming in to this game Eastleigh have announced the signing of former Spitfire Jamie Brown The powerful attacking midfielder returned from Winchester City after being at the club only three months. However Neil Sharp has been released by…

Spitfires bash Bishops

Mark Nwokeji

Ian Baird’s Spitfires made it three wins in a row courtesy of another Mark Nwokeji goal. The on loan striker from AFC Wimbledon headed a goal from a Tony Taggart cross to put Eastleigh right in the mix for a play-off spot with one point behind Saturday’s opponents Welling United who sit in fifth place.…

Clarets next up for Eastleigh

Ian Baird Paul Murray

The Spitfires face Chelmsford City at home on Saturday in the Blue Square Bet South at the Silverlake Stadium. The Clarets were originally called Chelmsford FC before when they were formed in 1878 before folding in 1938, but was re founded later the same year as Chelmsford City Football Club. Chelmsford got promoted with AFC…

Eastleigh in local derby


LATEST: Tonight’s match was called off 5 minutes before kick off by the referee due to a waterlogged pitch Eastleigh plays Farnborough Town on Monday night in a Hampshire derby, home at the Silverlake Stadium. The last time these two teams met was the first game of 2011. Eastleigh were behind within six minutes of the game…

Spitfires away to Magpies


Latest: Today’s game postponed due to waterlogged pitch. Eastleigh will be looking today to bounce back after two consecutive league losses at home. After a disappointing 0-2 loss to Braintree Town and a 0-2 loss to Dover Athletic the Spitfires will be going for a win against 20th placed Maidenhead United as they play them…

Spitfires slay Dragons

Riviere goal

Eastleigh claimed all three points yesterday in the Hampshire derby at the Camrose Stadium at Basingstoke. The game started slow with very few chances either way. Injuries were sustained by two Basingstoke players in the first half and another four more players went down to stop play – so the game had a physical edge…

One point is good enough!

ebbsfleet 08 02 2011

Ian Baird’s Spitfires salvaged a point away to fourth place Ebbsfleet United on Tuesday in the Blue Square Bet South. Eastleigh opened the scoring on 11 minutes through top goal scorer Jamie Slabber but on 14 minutes Calum Willock cancelled out Slabber’s goal with a goal for the home side. Former Spitfire Ashley Carew scored…

Spitfires look to bounce back

Ian baird

The Spitfires travel to fellow promotion candidates Ebbsfleet United tonight in the Blue Square Bet South league following two straight defeats in league and cup. The Fleet sit comfortably in fourth place in the league, five points more than Eastleigh; however The Spitfires have two games in hand. The Fleet’s last home game was against…