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Kieran James

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

It’s sweet FA for Eastleigh

Eastleigh match secretary Ray Murphy announced that Eastleigh have become full member of the Football Association. The press release was as follows. “Eastleigh Football Club are proud to announce that following a meeting of the Football Association last month, Eastleigh FC are now Full Members of the Football Association, an honour that currently only is…

Falkland friendly fixture Friday

Falkland Islands Football League

Eastleigh confirmed today that they will face The Falkland Islands this Friday after a postponement of Wednesday’s International Friendly. A press release was published on the official website today. “The match between Eastleigh Football Club and the Falkland Islands will now take place on Friday 24th June at 3pm. The Falkland Island team has been…

Eastleigh to play host to Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Football League

Eastleigh FC will be facing up to some ‘International’ competition when they play the Falkland Islands in a friendly at the Silverlake later this month. Meanwhile Eastleigh’s director of football Dave Malone has confirmed the new contracts of five Eastleigh players,one of whom is Eastleigh’s last season’s top goal scorer Jamie Slabber with 25 goals and Richard Gillespie who is still…

Eastleigh departures continue

Eastleigh first team coach and assistant manager Matt Gray has resigned. The press release is as follows: “The Club can confirm that Matt Gray has resigned his position as 1st Team Coach. We have been unable to agree a suitable and appropriate agreement, which would satisfy the requirements of both parties – thus Matt has…

Luke Byles next to go

Luke Byles

Eastleigh director of football Dave Malone confirmed Luke Byles has left the club after a mutual agreement. Dave Malone confirmed this on the fans forum.:     "The Club can confirm that we have agreed the terms of the cancellation of the Contract of Luke Byles – who is now likely to return to Australia. This…

Eastleigh release nine players

Released Players 20111

Ian Baird’s Spitfires have released eight players following a statement from Eastleigh Director of Football Dave Malone on the Eastleigh fans forum. “I therefore list under the players that we (to date) have released. Jason Matthews, Brett Poate, Jamie Brown, Shaun McAauley, Richard Graham, Peter Adeniyi, Anthony Riviere, Ian Herring, Warren Goodhind, We are currently…

Spitfires take a bow

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play Bromley at Hayes Lane on Saturday in the Blue Square Bet South. With other results not going Eastleigh’s way on Monday, Spitfire fans finally found out that the play-off dream was no longer possible even though the result at The Silverlake Stadium went Eastleigh’s way. The Spitfires took the lead 40…