Category: Sport

Barton Peveril Netball Team Place Third in Regional Competition

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s Netball First Team placed third in the National Schools Regional Netball Competition on Saturday 25th January 2020. The Barton Peveril Team faced an elite set of opponents, placing third out of 14 high-level teams from across the South. Barton Peveril was one of the only Sixth Form Colleges participating in…

Eastleigh lose 2-0 at home to Chesterfield

Managerless Chesterfield moved to within a point of escaping the National League relegation zone by beating Eastleigh 2-0 at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. The Spitfires dominated an action-packed first half, with visiting goalkeeper Shwan Jalal kept especially busy as Michael Green, Danny Hollands and debutant James Alabi all came knocking. But just before the…

Rob Atkinson leaves Eastleigh

Eastleigh confirmed last night that defender Rob Atkinson has left the club after agreeing a deal with Oxford United up until 2023.  Following discussions with several football league teams, the overall package offered by the Sky Bet League One club was accepted. The club told the official website: ‘We would like to place on record…

Francis Benali receives MBE

Local footballing legend receives New Year Honour after raising over a million pounds for cancer research.  Local footballing legend Francis Benali has been awarded an MBE in the 2020 New Year Honours list. Benali, who spent most of his footballing career with the Saints, also made 22 appearances for Eastleigh FC between 2006 – 2007.…

Eastleigh win 3-2 away to Bromley

Third-placed Bromley dropped points at home and missed the chance to close the gap on National League leaders Barrow as they were beaten 3-2 by Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh. Barrow’s game against Solihull Moors was postponed, meaning Bromley could have moved level on points, but this defeat and second-placed Yeovil’s draw at AFC Fylde left them…

Barton Peveril’s National College Footballer

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College student Gus Banhire has been selected for the England Colleges Football Association (ECFA) National Team. The Barton Peveril student was selected as part of the 26-man squad following two trials in Bristol and Gloucester, on 1st and 10th November respectively. Banhire, who formerly attended The King’s School in Fair Oak,…