Tag: Silverlake Stadium

Spitfires beat Thurrock and sign Nelson

Ian Baird’s Spitfires moved up to twelfth in the Blue Square Bet South last Saturday after a 3-2 win to Thurrock at The Silverlake Stadium and Director of Football Dave Malone has announced the signing of Bournemouth defender Mitchell Nelson. Damien Scannell has returned to the Silverlake after departing from Eastleigh to Southend United for £5,000 nearly…

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…

Eastleigh V Saints preview

The Spitfires will take on youthful Southampton XI at the Silverlake Stadium tonight however it has been confirmed that Ian Baird’s opponents will not be an entirely a under 21 side. It is expected that a few Southampton senior players will be in the stands watching on as well,  but as always in this pre-season friendly , it is…

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 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…

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 Spitfires sink the Fleet?

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Just three days after a 0-5 win at Staines Town,The Spitfires lost 0-3 home to Farnborough on Tuesday which dropped them into 8th place in the Blue Square Bet South. However Eastleigh are still only three points from the play-offs with one game in hand on every team above. Ian Baird’s Spitfires now face 19th…

Spitfires in crucial six-pointer

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Ian Baird’s Spitfires play Braintree Town on Saturday at the Silverlake Stadium. The Iron sit in first place 11 points clear of Eastleigh – however Eastleigh have a game in hand on Braintree and if they win on Saturday and Monday against Dover Athletic they will be only five points from first place. The Spitfires…

Spitfires to host Pompey at Silverlake

Portsmouth FC has contacted the Spitfires to arrange a friendly for tonight 29th of November. The Spitfires director of football Dave Malone has confirmed the prospect of which leaves Eastleigh FC supporters excited. Ian Baird’s Spitfires got their game called off at St Albans City FC on Saturday which failed a 9:30 am pitch inspection.…

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…

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.…

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.…