Category: Community News

Eastleigh draw 0-0 at home to Chorley

Heavy rain interfered with the flowing football as Eastleigh and Chorley cancelled each other out in their National League draw at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. One could only thank all the ground staff to get the game on in the first place as they were there from 7am that morning. It was Non League…

Barton Peveril Support World Mental Health Day

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College continue to support the mental health of students and staff, during World Mental Health Day on Thursday 10th October 2019. For World Mental Health Day, the College’s Wellbeing Mentors are distributing self-help resources throughout the College’s social areas and are offering students help and advice around how they can maintain…

Eastleigh beat Maidenhead United 2-1

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires made it three wins from four unbeaten matches with a victory at home to Maidenhead. Marcus Barnes had already gone close for Eastleigh when they opened the scoring in the 26th minute. Jack Payne’s free-kick was flicked on by Joe Partington and Danny Hollands secured the finish with a diving header with…

Barton Peveril Student Vows to End Period Poverty

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Amber McWilliams is championing Plan International UK’s ‘Let’s Talk. Period’ campaign in College, to raise awareness and bring an end to period poverty in the local community.  The former Oasis Academy: Sholing pupil has organised a series of events to raise money for the campaign and has established a…

Eastleigh win away to Chesterfield

Eastleigh came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at struggling Chesterfield on Saturday. Tyrone Barnett and Marcus Barnes struck either side of half-time to overturn Tom Denton’s opener as the visitors picked up just a second win in their last six National League matches. The hosts were ahead after 15 minutes when Gevaro Nepomuceno’s…

Craig David to perform in Southampton

Virgin Media has today announced that Craig David, will be performing an intimate, free gig at St Mary’s Stadium on Thursday 10 October to celebrate the launch of Gig1 – the UK’s fastest home broadband offering. The Southampton born super-star, who wrote his debut album ‘Born To Do It’, including chart toppers 7Days, Fill Me In and Walking Away in the city, will…

Eastleigh win 3-2 away to Torquay United in stoppage time

Substitute Tom Bearwish struck a stoppage-time winner as Eastleigh came from behind to beat Torquay at Plainmoor in the National League. The 19-year-old had only just come onto the pitch when he tapped home after being found by Marcus Barnes to claim his first senior goal. Ben Whitfield had given Torquay the lead 10 minutes…

Eastleigh lose 3-1 away to AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde ended a run of seven National League games without a win as they cruised to a 3-1 victory at home to fellow strugglers Eastleigh. Fylde, who had not tasted victory since winning two of their first three matches, were ahead after 34 minutes as Dan Bradley latched on to Danny Rowe’s flick forward…

A quartet suitable for a Queen at Vue Eastleigh

Vue Eastleigh was host to a string quartet that Queen Mary and King George V themselves would have been impressed with to celebrate the release of Downton Abbey on the big screen. The film’s opening night was a classy affair with the Kaleidoscope String Quartet playing a series of melodies inspired by the British drama.…

Eastleigh beat Fleet Spurs in Hampshire Senior Cup

A wonder goal from Eastleigh academy’s Liam Callaghan was the pick of the bunch as Eastleigh ran out deserved 3-0 winners against Fleet Spurs in the Hampshire Senior Cup second round. Goals from Scott Rendell and Sam Smart helped ensure the Spitfires, who featured a number of academy players, progress into the third round of…

Eastleigh earn point at home to Bromley

Second half substitute Cavanagh Miley scored a late equaliser as high-flying Bromley were held to a 1-1 draw by Ben Strevens’ Spitfires. Former Spitfire Luke Coulson’s first goal of the season had unbeaten Bromley on course for all three points but Miley struck with five minutes left. Eastleigh went close to an opener in the…

Eastleigh draw 1-1 away to Ebbsfleet United

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires picked up a point with an away draw against Ebbsfleet United on Saturday. The hosts started the National League campaign with five straight defeats but have since lost just one of five. They should have led early on but Alex Reid blasted over from six yards after being set up by Josh…

Eastleigh win 2-0 at home to Boreham Wood

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires bounced back from their last-gasp loss to Barnet by beating 10-man Boreham Wood 2-0 last night in front of 1,641 spectators at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh, who conceded a goal four minutes into stoppage time on Saturday, put that to one side by taking a sixth-minute lead, Ben Williamson making no mistake…

Eastleigh sign Charlie Seaman on loan from Bournemouth

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have signed 19 year old right-back Charlie Seaman on loan from AFC Bournemouth ahead of their home game to Boreham Wood on Tuesday. A member of Bournemouth’s Under 21s squad this season, Seaman joins Eastleigh until January from the Premier League outfit. Seaman has had previous experience out on loan at Weymouth…