Category: Sport

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…

168 days later: turnstiles, cobwebs… and fans!

The fans return to Silverlake for crunch match with Boreham Wood.  Last Saturday, the turnstiles at the Silverlake Stadium turned for the first time in 168 days as Eastleigh FC welcomed back 1,500 fans for the visit of Boreham Wood FC. Fans of Eastleigh FC, like so many others around the country, have been starved…

Eastleigh beat Aldershot Town 3-1 away

Eastleigh kept their National League play-off hopes alive with a 3-1 victory at Aldershot. Alex Wynter steered Eastleigh into a 28th-minute lead after Shots goalkeeper Mitchell Walker had struggled to deal with Jack Payne’s free-kick. Aldershot levelled seven minutes into the second half when Harry Panayiotou expertly finished a delicious pass from Craig Tanner. But…

Eastleigh beat Barnet 3-0 at home as play-off boosted

Eastleigh boosted their play-off hopes and pushed Barnet closer to relegation with a 3-0 National League victory at The Silverlake Stadium. Tyrone Barnett scored against Barnet for the second time this season in the ninth minute, heading in Pierce Bird’s pass. With 72 minutes gone, Eastleigh were awarded a penalty after Bees keeper Adam Parkes…

Local archers let fly in Big Reopening

Arrows were once again flying at local archery club AC Delco Bowmen last weekend as part of Archery GB’s Big Reopening – an initiative aimed to encourage clubs to reconnect with members and help them once again embrace the social, mental and physical benefits of archery – as well as prepare for the upcoming summer…

Hendy renews Hampshire Cricket sponsorship

Hendy shirts at Ageas Bowl

Hampshire Cricket have announced  an extension to the Club’s partnership with Eastleigh-based vehicle dealership group, Hendy. The extended agreement will see Hendy’s brand feature prominently on Hampshire Hawks’ playing kit for this summer’s Vitality Blast and Hampshire Cricket’s Royal London Cup 2021 playing wear, as well as continued branding and advertising in a number of…