Category: Sport

Eastleigh beat Notts County 2-0

Notts County’s five-game unbeaten run in the National League came to an end as they were beaten 2-0 by Eastleigh at the Silverlake Stadium this past Saturday. Callum Roberts almost put the visitors in front when he flashed an effort inches wide as County looked to bounce back from their FA Cup loss to Rochdale.…

Nominations open for Eastleigh Sports Awards 2021

The Eastleigh Sport & Physical Activity Alliance (SPAA) has opened nominations for the eleventh Eastleigh Sports Awards, after a year gap due to the pandemic. The ceremony will take place at The Hilton at Ageas Bowl on Monday 9 May 2022, and you are invited to nominate your local sporting heroes for their talent, devotion…

Eastleigh beat Maidenhead 1-0

Tyrone Barnett helped Eastleigh return to winning ways with a narrow victory over Maidenhead at Silverlake Stadium. The 36-year-old striker opened the scoring seven minutes before the break, following up after Tom Whelan’s effort had rebounded off a post. Cavanagh Miley was denied a second by Maidenhead goalkeeper Rhys Lovett, who also foiled Whelan. Vincent…

Eastleigh make it back to back league wins

Eastleigh recovered from losing an early goal to overcome Altrincham 2-1 at the Silverlake Stadium. The visitors hit the front inside five minutes when a corner was deflected towards the back post, where Jake Moult was on hand to fire home. Altrincham almost had a second soon after as Matty Kosylo was inches away from…

Eastleigh Walking Football are national champions

For the second time in 4 years, Eastleigh Walking Football are over 65 national champions. They travelled to Barnsley at the weekend to take part in the Walking Football Association finals day, participating in a league format of 6 teams playing each other, with the top 4 qualifying for the semi finals. The finals day…

Eastleigh fight back to earn 3-2 win

Tom Whelan’s double from the penalty spot helped Eastleigh fight back from two goals down to beat Woking at the Silverlake Stadium. The away side raced into a two-goal lead through Tahvon Campbell who scored a brace within the first 15 minutes. Campbell drove into the box and put the ball through the keeper’s legs…

The Ageas Bowl To Host Two Huge England Internationals In 2022

The Ageas Bowl To Host Two Huge England Internationals In 2022 – Ballot Open For Ticket Applications The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced its Men’s Major Match Schedule for 2022, with confirmation that The Ageas Bowl will host two Vitality IT20s. England Men will visit the home of Hampshire Cricket for…

Eastleigh held to 3-3 draw at home to King’s Lynn Town

Substitute Brett McGavin struck a late leveller as King’s Lynn Town twice fought back to earn a 3-3 draw at Eastleigh in the National League. The Spitfires, who had lost both their opening games without scoring, made a flying start to lead 2-0 inside nine minutes. Linnets defender Pierce Bird turned the ball into his…

Park Sport helped children and young people reconnect this summer

The Park Sport 2021 programme helped children and young people reconnect with sports – and with each other – this summer. It was back to business for the Council SportWorks team’s summer holiday activity programme, with the annual Park Sport programme able to go ahead in a more familiar format (due to Covid restrictions easing) across…

Tom Whelan joins Spitfires

Eastleigh have signed midfielder Tom Whelan, on a permanent basis. The 25-year-old midfielder joins the Spitfires following his departure from National League rivals, Chesterfield. Whelan enjoyed a successful 2020/21 campaign with the Spireites, after joining them in January from Weymouth. He scored eight goals in 34 games across both clubs, with five of those strikes…

Eastleigh’s 2021/2022 fixtures announced

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have announced that the 2021/22 Vanarama National League campaign will commence on Matchday two, following a bye week for the Spitfires on the opening day of the season.  With an odd number of teams in the league again this year, our season will kick off with a home fixture against Wrexham on…

Park Sport provides summer of sport for young people

As we emerge from long periods of lockdown with few structured fitness activities, Park Sport programme is helping children and young people reconnect with sports – and with each other – this summer. Park Sport is funded by Eastleigh Borough Council’s SportWorks, as well as the Local Area Committees, Parish and Town Councils, and supported…