Tag: Eastleigh FC

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…

Spitfires face Fleet

Three days after a 3-1 victory against Thurrock on Saturday Ian Baird’s Eastleigh failed to get a point at York Road against 20th placed Maidenhead United. Ex Spitfire Will Hendry scored the only goal from a header to leave The Spitfires in 7th place and two points away from a play-off spot. Eastleigh now play…

Can Eastleigh achieve Maidenhead breakthrough?

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play relegation threatened 20th placed Maidenhead United on Tuesday at York Road. The 4500 capacity stadium is 230 years old and is acknowledged by The FA and Fifa as being the oldest continuously-used senior association football ground in the world. The Spitfires last game saw them triumph to a 3-1 win to…

Victory over the Fleet bouys Eastleigh

Eastleigh picked up a valuable three points with a home victory over Thurrock on Saturday afternoon. The Spitfires scored twice in the space of two minutes courtesy of centre backs Chris Holland and Tom Jordan to hand Ian Baird’s side a two-goal advantage at the break. Experienced striker Lee Boylan pulled a goal back for…

Five star Eastleigh

Just four days after a 4-2 loss to Welling United The Spitfires demolished Staines Town 0-5 on Saturday with Eastleigh’s top goalscorer Jamie Slabber scoring four and Midfielder Shaun McAuley scoring a 35 yard power shot. Three days later, Ian Baird’s Spitfires now face a much tougher task against Hampshire rivals Farnborough at The Silverlake…

Can wing clipped Spits soar against Swans?

Ian Herring

Eastleigh missed a chance to go into a play-spot on Tuesday as they let in another four goals against Welling United. The Spitfires took the lead with a Tony Taggart penalty in the 21st minute but that lead only lasted five minutes when Lee Clarke scored his first of four goals. Warren Goodhind got a…

Spitfires look to clip Wings

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play Welling United at the Silverlake Stadium on Saturday looking to add to their four match unbeaten run. After a 0-0 draw at Princes Park against Dartford on Tuesday, Eastleigh dropped to seventh place in the league but they will want to get back to winning ways and claim all three points…

Spitfires v Bishops Stortford preview

Ian Baird’s Spitfires travel to Bishops Stortford on Saturday at Woodside Park in the Blue Square Bet South. The Blues were formed in 1874 situated in Hertfordshire and sit in 16th place in the league with 31 points,22 points behind Eastleigh. The last game between these two teams was at the Silverlake Stadium where the…

Can Eastleigh put Ravens in a flap?

silverlake stadium

Eastleigh play Bromley at The Silverlake Stadium tonight in the Blue Square Bet South. The Spitfires come into this game having won their last game 2-1 against fellow promotion candidates Chelmsford with Tommy Jordan and Jamie Slabber sealing all three points for Eastleigh. The Ravens last game was away 2-0 win to Eastleigh rivals Havant…

Flypast inspires spitfires to a win

Eastleigh secured a potentially vital three points to get the Spitfires’ play-off push back on track, following a home victory over promotion-chasing rivals Chelmsford City. The Spitfires had lost a bit of ground in recent weeks due to successive defeats to both Braintree and Dover, before losing two more games to the weather (postponed fixtures…