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Quotes from Richard Hill after Eastleigh's 2-0 defeat away at Solihull Moors:

“The players have done brilliant in respect of keeping us in the league."

“Some of the performances have not been good enough, but I came back with one remit from the chairman and that was to keep this club in the Conference National."

“If my remit had been to play fast-flowing, brilliant football I’d have failed, but we’ve done enough to get the points we needed."

“The wins at Chester and Torquay were massive for us and you have to give the players credit for going to those places and winning."

“But there’s been no in between with us. When we lose, we lose abysmally.”

“We’ve got players whose contracts are up now and others who’ve got another two years and I’d like to stress that this is a situation I’ve inherited, not created."

“We managed our own survival last week but we’ve still got self-pride to play for – and today I didn’t see a lot of that personally."

“We’ve got la…
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Reaction | Richard Hill | Solihull Moors

Richard Hill's post-match reaction after Eastleigh's 2- 0 defeat away at Solihull Moors:



Solihull Moors 2-0 Eastleigh

Eastleigh lost 2-0 at Solihull Moors in their final away game of a turbulent season.

Richard Hill's side ensured that they would stay in the division with a win against Bromley on Monday. This afternoon it was the hosts' turn to stave off relegation as Solihull Moors netted two first off goals to see off the Spitfires.

As it happened:
Solihull Moors 2-0 @EastleighFChttps://t.co/VR7Wb30UFV#Spitfires — Jamie Montigue (@jamiemontigue) April 22, 2017
Eastleigh beaten 2-0 at Solihull Moors EASTLEIGH'S final away game of a rollercoaster National League season did not go to plan this afternoon. The Spitfires were well below par in a 2-0 defeat at relegation-battling Solihull Moors having guaranteed themselves top-flight survival last weekend.

Donald: "I'll be guided by Richard" over management set-up

Eastleigh chairman Stewart Donald has said that he will be guided by director of football Richard Hill with regard to next season's management set-up at the Silverlake Stadium.

“The vibe I’ve got from him is that he’d like a go at it, but we have got three candidates that Richard’s happy with, one especially who he thinks can do a very good job," said Donald.

“In reality I think Richard would like a year at it – and he probably deserves that.

“If he decides to do it, I’ve got confidence that, with the right structure around him, we could be successful.

“He has a history of spending my money very well.”

Eastleigh chairman will be "guided" by Hill over manager appointment EASTLEIGH chairman Stewart Donald says he will be guided by director of football Richard Hill about the management set-up for next season. With National League survival finally secured, the Spitfires hierarchy are in discussions about the best direction to take for 2017/18.

Video: Eastleigh v Bromley

Watch the goals from Eastleigh's 2-1 win over Bromley.

Footage from BT Sport
🎥 Watch the goals from @EastleighFC's 2-1 win over Bromley

Footage from BT Sport: https://t.co/L50cLIIjp3#Spitfirespic.twitter.com/0LpwIGyXtE — Jamie Montigue (@jamiemontigue) April 19, 2017

Solent Sport | Donald looks ahead to next season

Stewart Donald talks to BBC Radio Solent's Ian Wilding to look ahead to next season and a busy summer for Eastleigh.
----- #Spitfires@EastleighFC chairman @stewartdonald3 looks ahead to next season & a busy summer with @Ian_Wilding1https://t.co/10aT7AMByC — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) April 17, 2017

Eastleigh 2-1 Bromley

Goals from Scott Wilson and Sam Matthews sealed a 2-1 home win for the Spitfires against an in-form Bromley side.

Eastleigh: Graham Stack, Gavin Hoyte, Michael Green, Sam Togwell, Paul Reid, Adam Dugdale, Sam Matthews (Ayo Obileye, 90) Ben Strevens, Scott Wilson (James Constable, 64), Craig McAllister, Hakeem Odoffin. Subs (not used): Matt Tubbs, Ross Stearn, Nick Hall.

Referee: Samuel Allison.
Attendance: 1,830


As it happened:
.@EastleighFC 2-1 Bromley https://t.co/2WShwxxUAY#Spitfires — Jamie Montigue (@jamiemontigue) April 17, 2017
Relief all round as Eastleigh are safe at last! Eastleigh 2 Bromley 1. THE relief was palpable around the Silverlake Stadium this afternoon as Eastleigh assured themselves of mathematical survival in the National League. It was mission accomplished for director of football/caretaker manager Richard Hill as goals by Scott Wilson and Sam Matthews clinched a 2-1 win over in-form Bromley to haul the Spitfires over the line with two matches remaining.