Category: Sport

Eastleigh lost 3-2 away to league leaders Leyton Orient

  Leyton Orient twice came from behind to secure all three points in a thrilling win over Ben Streven’s Eastleigh to move top of the National League table. Eastleigh took the lead in the sixth minute through Paul McCallum, moments after the striker had seen a header cleared off the line. Soon after Josh Koroma…

Eastleigh lose 4-2 away to AFC Fylde

AFC Fylde turned around an early two-goal deficit to beat Eastleigh 4-2 at Mill Farm in front of 1525 spectators. A firm header past Jay Lynch by Alex Wynter – the defender’s second goal in three games – gave the visitors an early lead. Paul McCallum then rose to nod in Eastleigh’s second. The Coasters…

Barton Peveril’s Footballing Champions

Barton Peveril Sixth Form College’s 2nd and 3rd Football Teams have won the Peter Munro Cup and Steve Perkins Cup, respectively. Both finals took place at Sparsholt College, on Wednesday 4th April. The 2nd Team played a closely fought match against Farnborough College of Technology, winning 4-3 on penalties, and are the first ever 2nd…

Ten-man Eastleigh lost 3-0 at home to Barnet

Ten-man Spitfires missed the chance to go give five points clear off of a play-off spot after a hot-tempered 3-0 defeat at home to Barnet in front of 1579 fans at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh manager Ben Strevens, who use to play for Barnet, was left empty handed as side could have climbed to fifth…

U17s Go Free For Hampshire’s 50-Over Curtain-Raiser This Easter

Hampshire Cricket are pleased to confirm that U17s will go free at Hampshire’s Royal London One-Day Cup fixture against Glamorgan on Friday 19th April. All youngsters aged 16 or under will be permitted free admission to the first home match of the 50-over competition on Easter Bank Holiday weekend as James Vince’s side get their title…

Eastleigh beat Hartlepool 3-2 to extend play-off chances

Ben Strevens’ Spifires maintained their National League play-off push with an entertaining home win over Hartlepool at The Silverlake Stadium in front of 1863 spectators. Ben Williamson put Eastleigh in front in just the second minute following a well-worked corner routine as Mark Yeates played it short to the striker as Williamson placed a well…

Search is on for Eastleigh FC’s next female star

Eastleigh FC is committed to promoting the female game and has successful teams at every age. An FA Charter Standard Club it’s Ladies team currently play in the FA Southern Region Women’s Football League while their girls play in the Hampshire Girls Youth Football League (HGYFL). The girls and ladies are an integral part of…

Barton Peveril are FA People’s Cup South East Winners

The team representing Barton Peveril Sixth Form College in the FA People’s Cup are regional champions and will now compete in the final at England’s training ground, St George’s Park, in April. The team won the South East Regional, held at Royal Holloway University on Monday 25th March, beating teams from throughout the region. The…

Hendy Eastleigh 10k races into top 10

  Sunday’s Hendy Eastleigh 10k has been named as one of the best 10k races in the country by the leading running magazine, Runner’s World. The annual race – which will start from Fleming Park at 10am on Sunday morning (March 24) –  features in the Runner’s World top ten 10k races and recognises that…

Sam Matthews returns to Eastleigh on loan

Former Spitfire Sam Matthews has signed on loan to Eastleigh in the hope of extending The Spitfires chances of reaching the National League play-offs this season. The 22-year-old former Bournemouth player returns for his third stint at the club, after agreeing a deal until the end of the season. Manager Ben Strevens told the official…

Town set for the big Eastleigh 10k

A sell out entry of  2900 runners are set to take part in the 35th Hendy Eastleigh 10K road race on Sunday 24 March at 9am. Sponsored by Hendy, runners will pour into the borough from throughout the UK and abroad and compete for over £3000 worth of prizes in the event that will be…

Eastleigh lose 1-0 to Barrow at home

Jack Hindle scored the only goal of the game as Ben Strevens’ Spitfires slipped to a narrow 1-0 defeat at home to in-form Barrow at The Silverlake Stadium. In front of 1738 spectators, Barrow had the better of the early exchanges on a windy afternoon with John Rooney and Dan Jones both spurning decent opportunities.…

Free Family-Friendly Activities at England v Pakistan One-Day International

The Ageas Bowl is pleased to confirm a host of free, family-friendly activities will be available on-site for England’s Royal London ODI against Pakistan on Saturday 11th May. These off-field activities, all of which can be enjoyed for free, include a climbing wall, giant inflatables, laser quest, power-hitting net, catching challenge and kids coaching, as well…

Eastleigh get back to winning ways away to Chesterfield

Despite last Saturday’s blip, Ben Streven’s Spitfires have now won six out of their last seven games as they beat Chesterfield away in a 3-2 victory yesterday. Joey Jones provided a stunning late winner as Eastleigh boosted their National League play-off hopes. Jones let fly from distance with seven minutes remaining to move the Spitfires…