Tag: Eastleigh FC

Elvis leaves Eastleigh ‘All Shook Up’

Eastleigh fans felt like ‘Crying in the Chapel’ as Woking new boy Elvis Hammond settled this FA Cup fourth qualifying round with a ‘Heartbreaker’ 67th minute shot that left the Spitfire’s defence ‘Paralysed’ and put Woking through to the next round 3-2. Eastleigh came to the match off the back of 3 – 0 win…

Eastleigh Demolish Dartford 3-0

Eastleigh put in a solid, all-round display this afternoon to get back to winning ways in the Blue Square Bet South and climb to seventh in the table. Victory sees Ian Baird’s side keep in close contact with the teams in the play-off positions. The Spitfires had the luxury of naming an unchanged starting eleven…

Spitfires in Five Goal FA Romp

Eastleigh’s 2010 FA cup run continues to march on as they repeated the same 5-0 scoreline against Clevedon Town they achieved when the two sides last met three years ago. The goal landslide started after 20 minutes of pressure on the Clevedon goal Richard Graham connected with a cross to slot it past the advancing…

Dragons scorch Eastleigh

Eastleigh came off second best in this Hampshire derby against Basingstoke Town as Frank Gray’s visitors left the Silverlake Stadium with all three points, courtesy of a tenth minute goal from their captain Ross Adams. Ian Baird was dealt with a few selection problems ahead of the game with Luke Byles missing through illness and…

FA Cup: Eastleigh rocks Bognor

Eastleigh ensured their name will be in the draw for the FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round following a 2-0 success at home to Bognor Regis Town. The Spitfires’ Ryman Division One South opponents fell behind to an opportunist goal by Richard Graham in the 23rd minute, a lead which was doubled nine minutes from full…

Eastleigh flattened by Iron

In a defensive and physical match between the two top ten Blue Square In a defensive and physical match between the two top ten Blue Square sides, Braintree Town managed to pip Eastleigh with a 1 – 0 victory at Cressing Road. Spitfire’s goalie Gareth Barfoot had some early work to do and Braintree had a…

Spitfires clip Rooks wings

Ian Baird’s Eastleigh made it five successive games without defeat, notching up their second consecutive victory thanks to goals from Jamie Slabber and a bullet header to win the game from Chris Holland, six minutes from time. Following on from the impressive triumph away to Dover Athletic last weekend, Baird stuck with the same starting…

Bishops Bash Eastleigh in Opener

On the opening day of their sixth consecutive season in the Conference South, Eastleigh opened the new 2010/11 campaign with defeat. Ian Baird’s Spitfires were made to rue missed opportunities at the Silverlake Stadium as visitors Bishops Stortford claimed all three points. The game was settled by three goals in the space of five frantic…

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…

Saints Steal Annual Stoneham Showdown

In Eastleigh’s penultimate pre-season game ahead of the new league campaign, the Spitfires welcomed a youthful Southampton side to the Silverlake Stadium for this annual friendly. There was a welcome return to Eastleigh for centre back Aaron Martin who signed for Saints from Ian Baird’s side last November. The commanding centre-back was named as captain…

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…

Eastleigh dominate Dorchester

Eastleigh recorded an overdue win at the Silverlake Stadium to end a run of six games without a victory at home. Tonight’s success also meant it was back to back wins for the Spitfires for the first time since the end of February/beginning of March, to build on Saturday’s 2-1 away success at Welling United.…

Spitfires put boot in at Welling

The Spitfires finally returned to winning ways yesterday. Two first-half goals from Richard Gillespie and Ross Bottomley sealed a 2-1 win over Welling United which leaves Eastleigh just outside the league top 10. Richard Gillespie scored after 13 minutes following a free kick and 20 minutes later another free kick fro Tony Taggart came off…

Nine man Eastleigh whipped by Woking

On this Easter Monday, play-off chasing Woking secured their fourth win in five games to condemn Eastleigh to their sixth match without victory. With Saturday’s defeat at Dover, Eastleigh really needed to end their disappointing run this afternoon after a dismal return of just one point from a possible eighteen in their last six fixtures.…