Tag: Blue Square South

The Fleet sink Spitfires

Ian Baird’s Spitfires lost against Thurrock on Saturday at Ship Lane in what was the Spitfires first defeat since their 1-4 drubbing by Staines in November. The loss came as a shock for Spitfire fans as Eastleigh were in such fantastic form prior to the game and had won six league games on the trot.…

Spitfires light up Dorchester

After a fantastic FA Trophy win away to Worcester last Monday, Ian Baird’s Spitfires secured all three points today home to Dorchester Town. Chris Holland and Luke Byles returned to the starting line up with Jamie White released from the club. With both Jamie White and Brett Williams parting ways in a week, Ian Baird…

Eastleigh on a roll

Eastleigh made it five successive league wins following today’s comfortable win over former player Ashley Vickers’s Dorchester Town side. The goals just keep flying in for the Spitfires (three more today), who have now scored 28 goals in 10 games with just 10 against. As well as registering three more points on the board, Eastleigh…

Eastleigh make it five in a row

The Spitfires made it five in a row in all competitions at the Dripping Pan (Lewes) on Saturday. Ian Baird continued with his 4-5-1 formation and it paid off with a 4 -1 away win. Eastleigh took the lead after a uneventful opening 30 minutes with both clubs only having a couple of chances on…

Eastleigh away to Lewes

The Spitfires meet Lewes tomorrow (Saturday) in the Blue Square Bet South at the Dripping Pan. The Rooks sit in 20th place -worryingly in the relegation zone with only 12 points from the last 20 games. In contrast Eastleigh is sitting comfortably in eighth and are in very good form. Ian Baird’s Spitfires have won…

Eastleigh make it three in a row

Ian Baird’s Spitfires have won again in the Blue Square Bet South league to make it three in a row. This win was even sweeter as manager Ian Baird, assistant manager Matt Gray and four of the current Spitfires are all ex Havant and Waterlooville – and all contributed to Eastleigh’s win. Ian Baird named…

Eastleigh tame Hawks 4-2

Eastleigh defeated rivals Havant & Waterlooville thanks to a spirited second-half fight back to make it three league wins on the trot – their fourth successive victory including the FA Trophy replay at Sutton United. The festive season and New Year has begun with a one hundred per cent record for Eastleigh with a maximum…

Eastleigh sucumb to a premier second half display

This afternoon Eastleigh took on Eastbourne Borough of the Blue Square Bet Premier in their final pre-season fixture. Today’s game was the last friendly for the Spitfires ahead of the new league campaign when the competitive action gets under way next Saturday (14th), where Eastleigh will host Bishops Stortford on the opening day. Eastbourne opened…

Eastleigh bottle it at Worcester

The Spitfires have ended their season 11th in the Blue Square premier league following a 4-1 away defeat by relegation candidates Worcester City. Eastleigh got off to a flying start after Richard Gillespie was brought down in the box and duly converted the subsequent penalty. However the home side soon levelled after they too were…

Eastleigh in Bishop’s Stalemate

Eastleigh’s final home game of the season saw the Spitfires take on Bishops Stortford in their penultimate fixture of the campaign. Eastleigh were looking for their third successive win after victories over Welling and Dorchester in the past week. Manager Ian Baird looked to give some of the clubs youngsters a taste of Blue Square…

Whites all but end Eastleigh playoff hopes

Eastleigh’s third straight defeat and fourth loss in five games sees the Spitfires on a dismal run of form with Ian Baird’s side without a win in six games. Andy Hessenthaler’s Dover took a lead through Adam Birchall in the first half but Eastleigh fought back to level through an own goal with 66 minutes…

Eastleigh dammed by Beavers

Lowly Hampton & Richmond have dented Eastleigh’s play-off hopes with a 4-1 win yesterday. Despite plenty of possession and chances Eastleigh ended their recent good away run by conceeding two penalties to the Beavers. Craig Dundas was first to find the target after eight minutes with Ashley Quashie doubling their lead from the penalty spot…

Welling win easily at Eastleigh

Eastleigh’s third consecutive game at home saw the Spitfires up against Welling United this evening; where the hosts missed out on a good opportunity to return to a playoff position as their poor home form continued. After tonight’s result, Eastleigh still haven’t won at home since their 4-0 thrashing of lowly Weymouth back in early…

Play-offs nearer for Eastleigh

Eastleigh’s play-off dream has been kept alive with back to back wins this week when they won vital away games to Basingstoke then Staines. Following the 8-2 trashing by Thurrock Eastleigh were able to beat Basingstoke 1-0 thanks to an Anthony Rivieire second half strike. Meanwhile at Staines yesterday Sam Butler gave Eastleigh an early…

2-2 as Seagulls hold Spitfires

Second from bottom Weston-super-Mare earned themselves a draw in stoppage time against Eastleigh, after Andy Forbes had put the Spitfires ahead twice on 50 and 70 minutes, only to be pegged back each time by Ben Cleverley and finally the Seagull’s player boss Andy Gurney. The draw leaves Eastleigh 9th in the Blue Square South…