Category: Sport

Craig David joined Premier League stars for club warm up ahead of hometown gig

Southampton born super-star, Craig David, joined Premier League players Ryan Bertrand, Che Adams and Angus Gunn, for a kick-about ahead of performing an intimate, free gig at St Mary’s Stadium on Thursday 10 October. The performance celebrated the launch of Gig1 – the UK’s fastest home broadband offering. A life-long Saints fan, Craig joined his local team in a series of drills and challenges including a penalty shootout,…

Eastleigh draw 0-0 at home to Chorley

Heavy rain interfered with the flowing football as Eastleigh and Chorley cancelled each other out in their National League draw at The Silverlake Stadium on Saturday. One could only thank all the ground staff to get the game on in the first place as they were there from 7am that morning. It was Non League…

Eastleigh beat Maidenhead United 2-1

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires made it three wins from four unbeaten matches with a victory at home to Maidenhead. Marcus Barnes had already gone close for Eastleigh when they opened the scoring in the 26th minute. Jack Payne’s free-kick was flicked on by Joe Partington and Danny Hollands secured the finish with a diving header with…

Eastleigh win away to Chesterfield

Eastleigh came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at struggling Chesterfield on Saturday. Tyrone Barnett and Marcus Barnes struck either side of half-time to overturn Tom Denton’s opener as the visitors picked up just a second win in their last six National League matches. The hosts were ahead after 15 minutes when Gevaro Nepomuceno’s…

Eastleigh win 3-2 away to Torquay United in stoppage time

Substitute Tom Bearwish struck a stoppage-time winner as Eastleigh came from behind to beat Torquay at Plainmoor in the National League. The 19-year-old had only just come onto the pitch when he tapped home after being found by Marcus Barnes to claim his first senior goal. Ben Whitfield had given Torquay the lead 10 minutes…

Eastleigh lose 3-1 away to AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde ended a run of seven National League games without a win as they cruised to a 3-1 victory at home to fellow strugglers Eastleigh. Fylde, who had not tasted victory since winning two of their first three matches, were ahead after 34 minutes as Dan Bradley latched on to Danny Rowe’s flick forward…

Eastleigh beat Fleet Spurs in Hampshire Senior Cup

A wonder goal from Eastleigh academy’s Liam Callaghan was the pick of the bunch as Eastleigh ran out deserved 3-0 winners against Fleet Spurs in the Hampshire Senior Cup second round. Goals from Scott Rendell and Sam Smart helped ensure the Spitfires, who featured a number of academy players, progress into the third round of…

Eastleigh earn point at home to Bromley

Second half substitute Cavanagh Miley scored a late equaliser as high-flying Bromley were held to a 1-1 draw by Ben Strevens’ Spitfires. Former Spitfire Luke Coulson’s first goal of the season had unbeaten Bromley on course for all three points but Miley struck with five minutes left. Eastleigh went close to an opener in the…

Eastleigh draw 1-1 away to Ebbsfleet United

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires picked up a point with an away draw against Ebbsfleet United on Saturday. The hosts started the National League campaign with five straight defeats but have since lost just one of five. They should have led early on but Alex Reid blasted over from six yards after being set up by Josh…

More Fans Enjoy Vitality Blast At The Ageas Bowl Than Ever Before

Hampshire Cricket are pleased to announce this summer’s Vitality Blast saw more fans, especially families and under 17s, attend fixtures at the Ageas Bowl than ever before. A 32% year-on-year increase in average attendance was seen at Hampshire’s T20 matches at the Ageas Bowl this season, whilst many of the fans in attendance were new…

Eastleigh win 2-0 at home to Boreham Wood

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires bounced back from their last-gasp loss to Barnet by beating 10-man Boreham Wood 2-0 last night in front of 1,641 spectators at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh, who conceded a goal four minutes into stoppage time on Saturday, put that to one side by taking a sixth-minute lead, Ben Williamson making no mistake…

Eastleigh sign Charlie Seaman on loan from Bournemouth

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires have signed 19 year old right-back Charlie Seaman on loan from AFC Bournemouth ahead of their home game to Boreham Wood on Tuesday. A member of Bournemouth’s Under 21s squad this season, Seaman joins Eastleigh until January from the Premier League outfit. Seaman has had previous experience out on loan at Weymouth…

Eastleigh lose 2-1 at home to Barnet

Ben Strevens’ Spitfires were defeated 2-1 at home to Barnet yesterday at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1,922 spectators. Substitute Shaquile Coulthirst scored a late winner for the visitors as Barnet extended their unbeaten run to four games thanks to a bit of late drama in a narrow 2-1 National League victory over 10-man…

The Ageas Bowl To Host Two Huge England Internationals In 2020

The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has today announced its Men’s Major Match Schedule for 2020, with the Ageas Bowl welcoming ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup winners England for two limited-overs international fixtures next summer. Following hot-on-the-heels of this year’s World Cup triumph and the so-far thrilling Ashes series, the home of Hampshire Cricket…