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Eastleigh lost 1-0 away to Sutton

Former Spitfire Jamie Collins fired the only goal of the game as Sutton secured their first success of the season with a 1-0 home win against Eastleigh on Tuesday night. Sutton midfielder Collins converted a 31st-minute penalty after Tom Bolarinwa had been brought down in the area, but both sides struggled to create clear first-half…

Eastleigh lose opening match of the season at home to Solihull Moors

Adi Yussuf and Dan Sweeney denied Eastleigh in final 10 minutes as Solihull Moors came from behind to open their National League campaign with a win at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,354 spectators. Eastleigh’s Paul McCallum’s 77th-minute penalty looked to be the decisive moment but Solihull hit back almost immediately and left their…

Eastleigh FC worker gets broadcast experience at BT Sport

An Eastleigh FC fan has landed a unique opportunity to gain broadcasting experience with BT Sport thanks to an innovative scheme by the sports broadcaster. James Worthington, 20, has been selected to collaborate with the sports broadcaster over the coming season to film, edit and produce Eastleigh FC action for BT Sport’s coverage of non-league…

Eastleigh lose to Gillingham in pre-season friendly

The Spitfires lost their first pre-season as League One side Gillingham won 4-0 at the Silverlake Stadium in front of 491 spectators. Eastleigh manager Andy Hessenthaler has enjoyed plenty of spells as a player and manager for Gillingham in the past so it seemed fitting for a pre-season friendly. The whole of mackoy Ltd community…

Eastleigh beat Gosport in pre-season frendly

A Paul McCallum brace earned The Spitfires victory away to Gosport Borough on Friday evening in a pre-season friendly. The sides headed into the second half level, but substitute McCallum broke the deadlock with a powerful header. The Spitfires and McCallum sealed the victory with only two minutes to go when Ollie Dennett set up…

Eastleigh beat Reading in pre-season friendly

Following the new signings of Joe Jones and Alex Wynter, The Spitfires beat Reading in a pre-season friendly on Saturday 2-1 at the Silverlake Stadium in front of 738 spectators. Ben Williamson’s late goal fired Eastleigh to the best possible start to pre-season with victory over the Championship side as Paul McCallum’s smart finish in the first…

Eastleigh Sign Josh Hare

Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires have signed defender Josh Hare. The 24-year-old signs a one year deal at The Silverlake becoming Eastleigh’s second signing of the summer. The youngster started his playing career at Gillingham before moving on to Eastbourne Borough, Leatherhead and most recently National League side Maidstone United. Josh told the official website: ‘I am…

Oscar Gobern signs for Eastleigh

The Spitfires have signed 27 year old, midfielder Oscar Gobern as their first summer signing. Oscar started his professional career at Southampton helping them secure promotion to the championship. From there he has gone on to play for MK Dons, Queens Park Rangers and most recently Yeovil. First Team Manager Andy Hessenthaler told the official…

Former Spitfires Chairman gets MBE

  The former Chairman of Eastleigh Football Club,  Paul Murray has received an MBE in today’s Queen’s Birthday Honours lists for “services to charity and the community in Winchester.” The local businessman who had business interests based in School Lane, Chandler’s Ford has also served as Chairman of Winchester City FC and is a trustee…

Eastleigh confirm 2018/2019 management team

Eastleigh has revealed that First Team Manager, Andy Hessenthaler and his assistant, Ben Strevens, have signed formal contracts which will see them in charge for the 2018/19 season. Meanwhile the club is planning to hold a fans’ forum with the new owners as well as Andy Hessenthaler after the players have returned to pre-season training…

Eastleigh reveal new ownership details

Eastleigh have confirmed former Spitfires owner Stewart Donald has agreed to sell the club to existing board members and senior management staff following his purchase of Sunderland. A club official statement said: Eastleigh Football Club can confirm that owner and majority shareholder Stewart Donald has agreed to sell the club to the existing board members,…

Donald puts Eastleigh up for sale

Eastleigh chairman Stewart Donald has put the club up for sale as he is involved in a buy-out of Sunderland. Donald has been owner/chairman of the National League club since 2011. He made a statement on the official website which you can view below: It is with great sadness and regret that I have to…

Sam Matthews Hat-Trick ensures Eastleigh end season in style

Sam Matthews hit a hat-trick as an impressive looking Eastleigh crushed Solihull Moors in the National League. The midfielder, on loan from Bournemouth, stole the show with the first three goals as The Spitfires ended a run of four straight defeats to finish the season in style. Matthews opened the scoring in the 34th minute,…

Eastleigh lose 2-0 to league champions Macclesfield Town

Macclesfield Town have been promoted to the English Football League after their win against Andy Hessenthaler’s Spitfires crowned them National League champions in front of the BT Sport cameras at the Silverlake Stadium. 2,372 fans watched on as victory for Macclesfield means they cannot be caught by second-placed Tranmere, with their six-year stay in non-league…