Tag: The Spitfires

Scholars give Spitfires FA lesson

Chasetown caused another FA Trophy upset as their incredible run in the competition continued at the expense of Eastleigh. The Scholars, who play a tier below their Blue Square Bet South opponents, dumped Ian Baird’s Spitfires out of the cup; much to the delight of their terrific away support. Over 250 Chasetown fans made the…

The Fleet sink Spitfires

Ian Baird’s Spitfires lost against Thurrock on Saturday at Ship Lane in what was the Spitfires first defeat since their 1-4 drubbing by Staines in November. The loss came as a shock for Spitfire fans as Eastleigh were in such fantastic form prior to the game and had won six league games on the trot.…

Eastleigh make it five in a row

The Spitfires made it five in a row in all competitions at the Dripping Pan (Lewes) on Saturday. Ian Baird continued with his 4-5-1 formation and it paid off with a 4 -1 away win. Eastleigh took the lead after a uneventful opening 30 minutes with both clubs only having a couple of chances on…

Eastleigh tame Hawks 4-2

Eastleigh defeated rivals Havant & Waterlooville thanks to a spirited second-half fight back to make it three league wins on the trot – their fourth successive victory including the FA Trophy replay at Sutton United. The festive season and New Year has begun with a one hundred per cent record for Eastleigh with a maximum…

Spitfires win again!

The Spitfires have secured another excellent away result against fellow promotion candidate’s Farnborough. Eastleigh was behind within six minutes of the game but never gave up and had the determination to claim all three points with goals from Tommy Jordan on the 15th minute and also ex Farnborough player Tony Taggart who scored the winning…

Gilly Crocked for Replay

Eastleigh will face Worcester City FC if they can beat Sutton United FC at the Borough Sports Ground 7.45pm tonight. The Spitfires received some very bad news though as fans favourite Richard Gillespie is ruled out injured for 6 weeks. Gilly (Richard Gillespie) has a broken fourth metatarsal. Eastleigh captain Tommy Jordan is expected to…

Tags Saves Day

The much talked-about return to the Silverlake Stadium for ex-manager Paul Doswell, goal-scoring Eastleigh legend Andy Forbes and fellow former Spitfires; brought added excitement in the build-up to this afternoon’s FA Trophy first round tie. Doswell’s Ryman Premier table-toppers came into the game as underdogs against Ian Baird’s Conference South side, but it was always…

Eastleigh up to Eighth

A draw was enough for Eastleigh to edge up to eighth in the table after being denied the full three points in dying minutes of their away game to Hampton and Richmond on Tuesday night. Eastleigh had dominated the home side from the start but the Beavers took the lead, against the run of play,…

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…

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…

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.…