Category: Eastleigh

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…

Eastleigh lose Paul McCallum to rivals Solihull Moors

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires today confirmed that Paul McCallum has turned down his offer of a new contract. The club added on Facebook: ‘We wish Paul well for the future and thank him for his efforts whilst at the club.’ McCallum has since joined National League rivals Solihull Moors and the club posted this on Twitter…

Eastleigh announce pre-season schedule

Eastleigh Football Club confirmed yesterday their opponents for pre-season ahead of the 2019/20 Motorama National League Season. Ben Strevens will initially take his side to Blackfield and Langley FC on Saturday 6th of July at the Gang Warily Ground. Last season Blackfield and Langley won the Southern League Division One title during the 2018/19 season…

Paddling pool opens today!

Fleming Park is ready for the summerThe outdoor paddling pool at Fleming Park is scheduled to open today (Saturday 25 May) in time for the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend and half term. The popular summertime attraction is provided by the Council in partnership with the nearby Leisure Centre and thousands of local families flock to…

Sculpture unveiled at new housing development

New affordable homes at Woodside Avenue feature latest energy saving measuresA striking new piece of public art has been unveiled on the site of the old Woodside Avenue recycling depot which has now itself been successfully recycled into a new development of affordable homes – some featuring state-of-the-art energy saving measures. Leah Gardens is the…

Archery GB’s Big Weekend hit for Eastleigh club

AC Delco Bowmen Archery Club welcomed a record number of first time archers yesterday (Saturday 18 May) as part of Archery GB’s Big Weekend. The local archery club was one of 100 participating clubs nationwide and saw over 70 people have a go. All manner of people came through the doors over the weekend, archery…

Council scraps free parking permits

All residents in parking permit zones to pay for first permits – cost to rise to £50 by 2022. Deputy Leader: ‘It’s very disappointing’ All residents in Eastleigh and Chandler’s Ford who live in parking permit zones and park on-street will have to pay for a parking permit from April next year. Currently, residents in…

Eastleigh announce retained players list

Eastleigh manager Ben Strevens has confirmed his retained list for the 2019-20 season. The following out-of-contract players have been offered new deals: – Josh Hare – Andrew Boyce – Oscar Gobern – Cavaghn Miley – Paul McCallum – Ben Williamson – Mark Yeates – Danny Hollands – Joey Jones The following players remain in contract,…