Category: Eastleigh

Youthful Eastleigh side lose to AFC Stoneham 2-1

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires lost 2-1 away to fellow Eastleigh based side AFC Stoneham on Friday evening in a pre-season friendly as the hosts proved too strong for a young Eastleigh side. It was a really friendly atmosphere at the club, something I’m sure AFC Stoneham is looking to achieve. The hosts found the net after…

Eastleigh beat Oxford United 3-0 at home in pre-season friendly

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires got their home pre-season campaign underway in style with a 3-0 victory to a youthful Oxford United. The League One visitors named a youthful side against The Spitfires as Ben Williamson claimed a brace and Andrew Boyce got Eastleigh’s third. Williamson opened the scoring for the hosts in the 13th minute after…

Eastleigh’s 2019/20 season kit revealed

Eastleigh have revealed it’s brand new kits for the 2019/20 Vanarama National League season produced by LAB sports. All three kits touch on the history of the club with special references on the bottom left of the shirt. The home kit has the numbers ‘1946’ representing the year the club was formed. The away kit…

Eastleigh to host Notts County on opening day of the season

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires will host Vanarama National League newcomers Notts County on August 3at the Silverlake Stadium to kick-off their 2019/20 season. Eastleigh side will travel to Huish Park three days later, as they face the other team relegated from League Two, Yeovil Town. The festive period remains a local one, as the Spitfires head…

Super summer of sports and activities for 8-16 year-olds

A summer programme giving Eastleigh Borough’s eight to 16 year–olds a chance to try out a range of sports and activities runs from 29 July to 23 August. Park Sport 2019, organised by the Council’s SportWorks team, takes place at 15 venues across the Borough.  The programme offers a heavily subsidised programme, at just £1 booking fee per child per session, and includes sailing,…

Max Stryjek returns to Eastleigh

Max Stryjek has today re-joined Eastleigh Football Club on a free transfer following the expiry of his contract at Sunderland. Stryjek came through the youth ranks at Polonia Warsaw before his move to Sunderland in 2013. In 2015 Stryjek moved to Boston United on loan from Sunderland and made 12 appearances for The Pilgrims. The…

Barton Peveril Director Writes Children’s Book

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Director of Maths and Computer Science, Kyle Evans, has written and published his first Children’s book. The book, titled Here Come the Numbers, is a fun rhyming book for children and adults about square numbers, negative numbers, prime numbers and other number-related topics. Author Kyle Evans, who worked with Illustrator…

Eastleigh partner with Southampton Womens

The Spitfires and Southampton Women’s FC are delighted to announce a brand new partnership between the two clubs.   This collaboration between the two clubs is aimed at enhancing the women’s game in the Southampton area and work towards the development of the game.   Next season the partnership will see Southampton play a selection…

Eastleigh sign Jack Payne

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have signed Ebbsfleet United’s Jack Payne on a one-year deal. The 27-year-old midfielder re-joins Eastleigh, having signed on a one-month loan last season. Whilst on loan at The Silverlake Stadium, Payne made five appearances and did not experience defeat in the blue of Eastleigh. Last season, in addition to his five appearances…

Eastleigh appoint new women’s manager

Eastleigh Football Club are thought to be delighted to announce Steve Davies as the new manager for their women’s team. Leaving AFC Bournemouth Women, Steve will bring with him a wealth of experience after spending the last 3 season with the Cherries. His successes included gaining 2 promotions, 3 Cup Finals and reaching the First…

Map reveals most searched for local celebrities

A DJ, a soap actor and a 17th Century witchfinder are all associated with places in Eastleigh A Judge who took part in the Salem Witch Trials, an Australian soap star and a radio and TV presenter are former Eastleigh residents who are the most searched for people from the Borough on Wikipedia. Data journalists…

Man charged over Pirelli Estate attack bailed till June 28

An 18-year-old from Eastleigh charged with attacking a man on the Pirelli Estate just before Christmas has been bailed to appear at Southampton Crown Court on June 28. Brandon Engert 18, of Heinz Burt Close appeared at Southampton Magistrates court yesterday. The teenager has been charged with causing Grievous Bodily Harm with intent following an…