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Eastleigh lose 3-0 away to Ebbsfleet United

Ebbsfleet United did all the damage in the first half of their 3-0 win over Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh at Stonebridge Road yesterday. Michael Cheek got the hosts off to a dramatic start, sliding a goal in from a Danny Kedwell flick-on after just three minutes. Kedwell was on the score sheet himself before quarter of…

Eastleigh drop two points in Hampshire derby

Havant & Waterlooville’s Dan Strugnell scored a last-minute equaliser to earhis club a 2-2 National League draw with Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh. Paul McCallum had netted a first-half brace before the hosts mounted a second-half rally. McCallum opened the scoring with his 13th goal of the season six minutes before the break when he got on…

Eastleigh beat Harrogate Town 2-1

Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh beat Harrogate Town today 2-1 at The Silverlake Stadium as goals from Ben Williamson and second half substitute Cavaghn Miley proved to be enough for The Spitfires to earn all three points. Eastleigh were without Ryan Cresswell who recently left the club and Callum Howe returned the Silverlake Stadium as he started…

Eastleigh lose away to Wrexham

Wrexham returned to winning ways after three games without a victory as they beat Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh despite The Spitfire being five games unbeaten away going into the game at the Racecourse. James Jennings’ cross-come-shot after less than two minutes found its way past Max Stryjek and into the back of the Eastleigh net. Bobby…

Eastleigh win 3-1 away to Maidstone United

Paul McCallum scored twice as Ben Strevens’ Spitfires continued their fine away form with victory at struggling Maidstone. McCallum added to Joseph Jones’ first-half opener with two headers in the second period as Eastleigh made it five straight away wins in the National League. The Spitfires looked like being frustrated in the opening period, with…

Eastleigh earn point at home to Chesterfield

Ben Strevens’ Eastleigh earned a point at home to Chesterfield on Saturday despite taking an early lead through Alex Wynter. The Spitfires took the lead when a Mark Yeates corner was flicked on and Wynter headed in at the back post. Minutes later Chesterfield goalkeeper Callum Burton pulled off a fine reflex save to keep…

Paul McCallum scored twice as Eastleigh beat Barrow 3-0 away

Ben Streven’s Spitfires National League strugglers Barrow on Saturday in comfortable style with a 3-0 victory at Holker Street. Eastleigh came into the match having lost just one of their past 10 league games, while Barrow were on a five-match losing streak in all competitions. The visitors needed just 14 minutes to take the lead…

Ben Strevens appointed Eastleigh manager

Following being caretaker manager after the departure of Andy Hessenthaler, former player and assistant manager Ben Strevens has been appointed Eastleigh manager permanently. The 38-year-old,spoke to the official club website and said: ‘After hearing the news on Friday, I can’t wait to get started now, I’m really looking forward to the job, it’ll be a…

Eastleigh denied all three at home to Salford City

  Eastleigh were denied all three points at home to Salford City on Saturday as they recorded back to back home draws in the Vanarama National League. Lois Maynard’s last-minute equaliser helped Salford salvage a late draw at Eastleigh and extend their unbeaten league run to 16. Josh Hare went close early on for the…

Eastleigh’s former kit man Kevin Dixon dies at aged 62

Today Eastleigh Football Club announced the death of former kit man and player Kevin Dixon who died yesterday (31st October). A club statement read the following on the official website today. It is with great sadness that the club report the passing of popular former player and kit man, Kevin Dixon. Kevin stood down from…

Eastleigh earn point at home to league leaders Leyton Orient

On a freezing cold night at The Silverlake Stadium, Eastleigh earned a point at home to league leaders Leyton Orient in a 1-1 draw in front of 1938 spectators with over 400 travelling fans. There was a minute silence for all who lost their lives during the Leicester City helicopter tragedy over the weekend respectively.…

Hampton and Richmond Borough knock Eastleigh out of FA Cup

Eastleigh were knocked out of the FA Cup in the fourth qualifying round on Saturday by Hampton and Richmond Borough at The Silverlake Stadium due to a late Chris Dickson goal. The goal from Dickson came in the 85th minute and ends the Spitfire’s FA Cup run this year that lasted for just one game.…

Eastleigh lose in Hampshire derby at home to Aldershot

Aldershot halted Eastleigh’s run of four wins in a row with a come-from-behind victory at the Silverlake Stadium. The Spitfires took a fifth-minute lead when Mark Yeates picked out Paul McCallum in the box and the striker scored past goalkeeper Jake Cole. But the Shots took charge through with two quickfire goals. First Matt McClure’s…

Eastleigh manager Andy Hessenthaler set to manage Dover Athletic

Following four successive wins on Saturday away to Braintree, Eastleigh are set to lose their manager Andy Hessenthaler to league rivals Dover Athletic. According to kentonline.co.uk, the 53-year-old will replace Chris Kinnear, who was sacked by Dover on Friday Hessenthaler was previously in charge at Dover from 2007 to 2010, leading the club to back-to-back promotions as…