Tag: The Spitfires

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Spitfires meet Wings again

Ian Baird’s Spitfires will travel away to Park View Road on Tuesday as they try and get the own back on The Wings, just ten days after the two teams met in the league. Third placed Welling United hammered the Spitfires nine days ago 4-1,but that result will be long forgotten as a new look…

Eastleigh slip-up against Dover

Eastleigh went down by two goals to nil at the Silverlake Stadium for the second game running, following on from Saturday’s defeat to league leaders Braintree Town just two days before. Tonight’s loss at the hands of Dover Athletic saw the Spitfires fail to score in consecutive games for the first time this season. The…

Braintree halt Spitfires

Eastleigh had the difficult task of trying to tame league leaders Braintree Town as the two form sides in the division went head-to-head. It was great credit to a number of volunteers that the game even went ahead; because of all the rain we have had this week. From 9am, Tony Shiner, Steve Brookwell, Stuart…

Spitfires slay Dragons

Eastleigh claimed all three points yesterday in the Hampshire derby at the Camrose Stadium at Basingstoke. The game started slow with very few chances either way. Injuries were sustained by two Basingstoke players in the first half and another four more players went down to stop play – so the game had a physical edge…

Spitfires hope to tame Dragons

Ian Baird’s Spitfires play Basingstoke away today in the Blue Square Bet South. The Spitfires will be in high spirits after a very pleasing 2-2 draw away to fourth placed Ebbsfleet United on Tuesday. However tenth placed Basingstoke will not be in the best of moods after a 4-0 drumming on Monday away to Chelmsford.…

One point is good enough!

Ian Baird’s Spitfires salvaged a point away to fourth place Ebbsfleet United on Tuesday in the Blue Square Bet South. Eastleigh opened the scoring on 11 minutes through top goal scorer Jamie Slabber but on 14 minutes Calum Willock cancelled out Slabber’s goal with a goal for the home side. Former Spitfire Ashley Carew scored…