Tag: Eastleigh FC

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…

Eastleigh to play host to Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands Football League

Eastleigh FC will be facing up to some ‘International’ competition when they play the Falkland Islands in a friendly at the Silverlake later this month. Meanwhile Eastleigh’s director of football Dave Malone has confirmed the new contracts of five Eastleigh players,one of whom is Eastleigh’s last season’s top goal scorer Jamie Slabber with 25 goals and Richard Gillespie who is still…

Paul Williams is new Assistant Manager

Paul Williams has been appointed the new Assistant manager role for The Spitfires,he will work alongside Ian Baird as well as being the first team coach. Eastleigh director of football Dave Malone wrote on the fans forum. “We are delighted to confirm that we have today appointed Paul Williams as our 1st team Coach/Assistant Manager…

Eastleigh departures continue

Eastleigh first team coach and assistant manager Matt Gray has resigned. The press release is as follows: “The Club can confirm that Matt Gray has resigned his position as 1st Team Coach. We have been unable to agree a suitable and appropriate agreement, which would satisfy the requirements of both parties – thus Matt has…

Eastleigh release nine players

Ian Baird’s Spitfires have released eight players following a statement from Eastleigh Director of Football Dave Malone on the Eastleigh fans forum. “I therefore list under the players that we (to date) have released. Jason Matthews, Brett Poate, Jamie Brown, Shaun McAauley, Richard Graham, Peter Adeniyi, Anthony Riviere, Ian Herring, Warren Goodhind, We are currently…

Spitfires end season on a high

Ian Baird’s Spitfires ended the season with some class against Bromley in the Blue Square Bet South at Hayes Lane. Peter Adeniyi scored a 35 yard screamer on 40 minutes followed by a 40 yard lob from Anthony Riviere in 43rd minute much to the travelling Eastleigh fans delight. Ian Baird then let Liam Hibberd…

Spitfires take a bow

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play Bromley at Hayes Lane on Saturday in the Blue Square Bet South. With other results not going Eastleigh’s way on Monday, Spitfire fans finally found out that the play-off dream was no longer possible even though the result at The Silverlake Stadium went Eastleigh’s way. The Spitfires took the lead 40…

Eastleigh not out of the wood

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play 16th placed Boreham Wood on good Friday at Meadow Park in the Blue Square Bet South. After a 0-3 loss to Ebbsfleet United which saw ex Spitfire Ashley Carew scoring two of the goals for The Fleet, this game is a must win for The Spitfires with three games to go…

Carew Shakes Eastleigh

Aggggghh!!

Eastleigh suffered a dismal 3-0 home defeat against promotion chasing Ebbsfleet United this afternoon. It was a second loss in a row and a fifth defeat out of eight previous league games for Ian Baird’s side. Former Spitfire Ashley Carew came back to the Silverlake Stadium and ran the show scoring twice and providing an…