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Bring A Friend For Free - Eastleigh v Guiseley

Don't forget all Eastleigh Football Club season ticket holders are entitled to bring a guest to the Vanarama National League home fixture against Guiseley, on Saturday 6th August 2016 on the opening day of the new season.
To take full advantage of this fantastic offer, simply exchange ‘Special Voucher A’ from the back of your season ticket booklet in return for free entry to the game. Present your voucher at the turnstile to gain entry.
For more information, please contact the club directly on 023 80613361.

Todd and Essam react to Northampton win

Manager Chris Todd shared his post-match reaction to the 4-1 win over Northampton.
“It was a very positive performance. Regardless of the result, I was happy with the way we played, how we approached the game, the winning mentality,” said Todd. “All pre-season we’ve been scoring. We’ve got goals throughout the team now. Everyone’s chipping in, whether they’re starting or coming on, it looks very lively. “Mikael Mandron is a player, without a doubt, and I’m sure he’ll hit the ground running and be a handful for any Conference defender. Wilson’s looking ever so lively. He knows where the net is and keeps scoring goals. “It’s weird, but it really does feel as if the new players have been here two or three seasons. They get on really well and you could see that in the performance today. That was my half-time talk, I told them you’re looking like a proper team.”

Connor Essam's post-match thoughts: 
"It was a very good afternoon. I don't think anybody expected it to go that well to…

Pre-season round up

5th July 2016

AFC Stoneham 0-2 Eastleigh:
Goals: Eastleigh - Scott Wilson (22), Yemi Odubade (69).
Attendance: 267
7th July 2016
Banbury United 1-3 Eastleigh
Goals:  Banbury - Declan Benjamin og (20) Eastleigh - Yemi Odubade (22), Luke Coulson (57).
Attendance: 160
13th July 2016
Hamilton Academicals 2-1 Eastleigh
Goals: 
Hamilton - Lewis Langridge (43, 82).  Eastleigh - Scott Wilson (64).
Attendance: 60
16th July 2016
East Kilbridge 0-3 Eastleigh
Goals: 
Eastleigh - Jake Howells (13), Andy Drury (55), Mikael Mandron (65).
Attendance: 83
19th July 2016
Weymouth 1-5 Eastleigh
Goals: 
Weymouth - Chris Shepherd (9). Eastleigh - Luka Prelevic (3), Mikael Mandron (40), Yemi Odubade (45), Jack Smith (82), James Constable (86).
Attendance: 280
22nd July 2016
Eastleigh 4-2 Poole Town
Goals: 
Eastleigh - Scott Wilson (33), Mikael Mandron (35), James Constable (51, 53).  Poole Town - Abdulai Baggie (40, 61).
Attendance: 468
26th July 2016
Eastleigh 3-2 Barnet
Goals: 
Eastleigh - Ayo Obileye (27), Scott Wilso…

Bringing back the blog!

Personal message from Jamie Montigue:
After a two-season absence, I have decided to revive and bring back the blog!
So it hasn't really gone anywhere, in fact, those of you who know me personally are aware that I was the one to disappear - all the way to Asia to be in China with Johannah, who is now my wife.
As I have embarked on this life-changing move to another continent,  obviously it goes without saying that I couldn't be so close to Eastleigh Football Club anymore.
That said, my passion for football, writing, blogging, journalism and love for the Spitfires is still strong and I want to continue the work that I started back in 2006 and get back in to it again.
I want to start writing articles again as and when I can. My plan for the site is to keep it as up to date as possible and for it to be a companion and an extra to the official website - http://www.eastleighfc.com
I would really like the Eastleigh supporters to get on board with this. You can be a great help to me …