Tag: Spitfires

Spitfires on FA Trophy trail

Ian Baird’s Spitfires travel away to Chippenham Town at Hardenhuish Park in the FA Trophy tomorrow (3PM Kick Off) in the third Qualifying Round. Not only will the winners be in the first round draw for FA Trophy they will also win £4000 for progressing to the next round. The Spitfires have been in good…

Spitfires continue on FA Cup trail

Ian Baird’s Spitfires will try to get in to the hat on Monday for the FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round and bag themselves £7,500 as they play second placed Evo-Stick Southern Premier League side Oxford City at The Silverlake Stadium  on Saturday(3 pm kick off). The City have got of to a flyer this season…

Spitfires take on Sports

Ian Baird’s Spitfires will be in search for a third straight win in all competitions when they travel to Eastbourne Borough on Saturday at Priory Lane. However they face a difficult challenge as Eastbourne Borough is currently nine places above The Spitfires in the league and five points clear. Eastleigh come in to this game with a…

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 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 start with derby

The Spitfires will face Hampshire rivals Basingstoke Town in their first game of the Blue Square Bet South campaign on Saturday at The Silverlake Stadium. Eastleigh Football Club have announced this season’s squad (which can be seen at the bottom of the page) however Ian Baird is also closing in on Gary Pryde and ex…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…