Tag: Eastleigh FC

Eastleigh FC – target for developers?

The possibility has emerged that Eastleigh FC could find itself on the move after a plan of the Silverlake stadium site appeared on the Council website as one in a list of sites with “potential to be developed to meet the future development needs of the Borough” The council are in process of putting together…

Spitfires meet Staines today

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play Staines Town in the Blue Square Bet South at The Silverlake Stadium today. The Swans sit one place above Eastleigh in 18th place and like Eastleigh they have conceded two goals away in their last meeting with Dartford. Eastleigh lost 2-0 away to Sutton United on Tuesday and to really rub…

Can Eastleigh top Darts?

Ian Baird’s Spitfires travel to Dartford at Princes Park On Saturday in search of a bounce back from Saturday’s 0-2 defeat at The Silverlake stadium against Bromley. The Darts have got off to a flyer this season and already have twice of Eastleigh’s points who currently lie in 16th place with seven. However Dartford suffered…

Spitfires look for first win

. Eastleigh has not got off to the best of starts this season however they did keep a clean sheet against league favourites Woking on Tuesday, Dorchester on the other hand, had their league game away to Hampton and Richmond Borough postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The Magpies who are managed by former Spitfire Ashley…

Eastleigh start with point

Eastleigh’s season is up and running with a highly positive and hard fought draw against promotion favourites Woking. After a run of three straight defeats from the Spitfires’ opening three games, Ian Baird’s side put in a really strong team performance to keep out Garry Hill’s side and ensure a valuable clean sheet. Eastleigh’s defensive…

Spitfires win against Saints‏ XI

Ian Baird’s Spitfires last night eased past Championship Southampton with four fine goals. Former Spitfire Aaron Martin made a presentation to Eastleigh with a signed shirt to show that Eastleigh played a key part in his footballing career and to say ‘thank you’. Eastleigh started with new signings Mike Green in goal and Ryan O’Hara…

Spitfires win against Sholing

Ian Baird’s Spitfires won 2-1 against Sholing at Portsmouth Road on Tuesday night. Goals by Slabber who stepped up to take the first penalty of the night. Last seasons top goalscorer sent the goalkeeper the wrong way with a strike straight down the middle. The home side got one back when Barry Mason pounced from…

Eastleigh to meet Reading today

silverlake stadium

Ian Baird’s Spitfires will face Brian McDermott’s Reading XI at the Silverlake Stadium today  Saturday 9 July in their latest pre-season friendly. Ex Spitfire Brett Williams will be against his former team as a part of a contract agreement when the striker moved to Reading for a rough sum of £50,000. Sean Morrison and Marcus Williams are…

Kevin Braybrook to be Eastleigh’s new coach

Spitfires head of recruitment Kevin Braybrook has been announced as Eastleigh’s new first team coach after the departure of Paul Williams. The former Southampton academy coach was announced as first team coach by Eastleigh director of football Dave Malone on the fans forum. “As has been previously reported, Paul Williams has not joined the EFC and…

It’s sweet FA for Eastleigh

Eastleigh match secretary Ray Murphy announced that Eastleigh have become full member of the Football Association. The press release was as follows. “Eastleigh Football Club are proud to announce that following a meeting of the Football Association last month, Eastleigh FC are now Full Members of the Football Association, an honour that currently only is…

Spitfires seal an impressive Falklands win

The Spitfires managed to put six past the Falkland Islands on a successful day for Eastleigh.The team was mixture of hopeful trialists and reserves. Eastleigh reserve Ben Chambers opened the scoring after 21 minutes for the hosts after a cool finish,six minutes later reserve Sam Wilson netted for Eastleigh to make it two. After fifteen…

Falkland friendly fixture Friday

Falkland Islands Football League

Eastleigh confirmed today that they will face The Falkland Islands this Friday after a postponement of Wednesday’s International Friendly. A press release was published on the official website today. “The match between Eastleigh Football Club and the Falkland Islands will now take place on Friday 24th June at 3pm. The Falkland Island team has been…

Eastleigh hit by volcanic eruption

Eastleigh director Mike Andrews confirmed today on the fans forum that the eagerly anticipated Falkland Island game that was due to be played at the BTC Ground on Wednesday June 22 has been postponed to a possible later date. The volcano Puyehue-Cordon Caulle in Chile erupted on June 4 and has disrupted hundreds of flights…

More pre-season friendlies announced

Ian Baird’s Spitfires have announced four more friendlies ahead of their Blue Square Bet South season. After Eastleigh play The Falkland Islands at The BTC Ground on the 22 June,they will be playing Winchester City away on the July 5 at the The Denplan City Ground 7:45 pm Kick Off . The Spitfires will then play…

Andy Forbes returns to Eastleigh!‏

Eastleigh director of football Dave Malone confirmed today on the fans forum that Andy Forbes will be signing again for Eastleigh. “The club are pleased to announce that we have agreed terms with Andy Forbes, and anticipate that we will conclude the formalities in the next few days. Andy spent last season at Woking and…