Eastleigh Football Club

Eastleigh within a point of promotion after late winner

Daily Echo: A late Lee Peacock goal puts Eastleigh within a point of the title. Picture by Ken Dear

10:14pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEE Peacock headed a dramatic late winner, two minutes after coming on, as Eastleigh beat Dover to go within a point of promotion to the Skrill Premier.

Hill hopes rivals have a tough time

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BY the time Sutton United and Bromley kick a ball again, Eastleigh could be home and hosed as Skrill Conference South champions. But in the event the Spitfires do not get the four points they need at home to Dover Athletic tonight and Basingstoke Town on Good Friday (3pm), manager Richard Hill has made it clear he expects those clubs who have raised their game against Eastleigh this season to do the same against their promotion rivals, writes Wendy Gee.

Hill fears cost of referee's decision

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

5:00am Monday 14th April 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill is hoping a failed penalty appeal does not come back to haunt his Eastleigh side in their quest for the Skrill Conference South title.

Eastleigh move step closer to Skrill Premier

Daily Echo: Jai Reason celebrates scoring the opening goal

6:28pm Saturday 12th April 2014

Eastleigh moved a point closer to promotion to the Skrill Premier with a 0-0 draw at Chelmsford City but Sutton’s 3-1 home win against Ebbsfleet means the Spitfires still need a maximum of four more points to clinch the title.

Injury worries for title chasers

Daily Echo: Eastleigh’s Craig McAllister (blue shirt).

8:30am Friday 11th April 2014

RICHARD Hill will be calling for one big push from Eastleigh’s “walking wounded” to get them over the Skrill Conference South finish line.

Eastleigh star hits top form after Fulham heartache

Daily Echo: Ben Wright celebrates his hat-trick clincher

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A player whose Premier League dream was once ended by England boss Roy Hodgson has put Eastleigh in sight of promotion to the elite level of non-league football.

Hill not celebrating yet

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

5:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

Eastleigh boss Richard Hill admits “the job still isn’t over” as his side moves to within touching distance of the Skrill Conference South title.

Eastleigh just five points away from Skrill South championship

Daily Echo: Ben Wright celebrates his hat-trick

9:48pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

Eastleigh need just five points from five games to be crowned champions of the Skrill Conference South.

Hill's men just ten points from the title

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

AS a life-long Leicester City fan, Richard Hill allowed himself a smile when news came through that the Foxes were on their way back to the Premier League for the first time in a decade.

Perfect day for Eastleigh in Skrill Conference South title race

Daily Echo: Syuart Fleetwood

6:12pm Saturday 5th April 2014

Eastleigh twice came from behind before beating Whitehawk 3-2 at a soaking wet Silverlake Stadium – a result which coincided with defeats for Skrill Conference South title rivals Bromley and Sutton United.

Eastleigh boss Hill: Why we deserve 'unbelievable credit'

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

9:18am Friday 4th April 2014

RICHARD Hill says his Eastleigh players deserve “unbelievable credit” for their efforts of the last five games.

Spitfires' target in sight

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

9:15pm Monday 31st March 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill says people shouldn’t be too quick to wish the season away.

Strevens rescues point for Eastleigh at Bishop's Stortford

Daily Echo: Ben Strevens

10:57pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

SKRILL Conference South leaders Eastleigh drew on their reserves of energy to fight back from 2-0 down for a 2-2 draw at Bishop’s Stortford tonight.

Spitfires are flying high

Daily Echo: Eastleigh’s Craig McAllister (blue shirt).

8:36pm Sunday 30th March 2014

EASTLEIGH have ended March right where they wanted to be in the Skrill Conference South.

Spitfires signing takes on old team

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

NEW loan capture Daniel Wishart will be up against familiar foe on Sunday as Skrill Conference South leaders Eastleigh take on Hayes & Yeading at Woking FC (1pm).

Pompey, we're coming for you!

Daily Echo: Jai Reason celebrates scoring the opening goal

6:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

‘Pompey FC We’re Coming For You’ was the chant as Eastleigh stormed back to the top of Skrill South.

Reason to believe as six-goal Eastleigh go top

Daily Echo: Jai Reason celebrates scoring the opening goal

9:53pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

‘Pompey FC We’re Coming For You’ was the chant as Eastleigh stormed back to the top of Skrill South.

Could Eastleigh be facing Pompey in a league derby next year?

Daily Echo: Eastleigh v Pompey in a friendly in 2007

10:49am Tuesday 25th March 2014

EASTLEIGH and Portsmouth football clubs could tonight take another massive step towards the fixture once considered unimaginable – playing each other in a league derby next season!

Eastleigh boss happy to have Peacock on board

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

6:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill had nothing but admiration for Lee Peacock after he agreed to sign playing forms for the Skrill Conference South title hunters last week.

Eastleigh knocked off the top

Daily Echo: CRAIG MCALLISTER

6:32pm Saturday 22nd March 2014

EASTLEIGH maintained their unbeaten record at Staines’ Wheatsheaf Park ground, but they surrendered their position at the top of the table as Bromley won 6-1 at home to Maidenhead.

Eastleigh better in front of goal

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

EASTLEIGH’S hard work to “pick a better option in front of goal” is reaping dividends.

Spitfires' rivals sign star defender

Daily Echo: Will Spetch

6:00am Friday 21st March 2014

POOLE Town’s star centre-back Will Spetch is joining Eastleigh’s Skrill Conference South title rivals Sutton United for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £5,000- £7,000.

Eastleigh tighten grip on top spot

Daily Echo: CRAIG MCALLISTER

11:13pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

Eastleigh’s lethal finishing proved too much for strugglers Whitehawk as the table toppers kept their Skrill Conference South title hopes on track with a 4-1 win in East Sussex.

Title is all that matters to Hill

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

7:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

“BEING top of the league now means nothing if we’re not top at the end of the season.”

Eastleigh Wright at the top

Daily Echo: Ben Wright celebrates his hat-trick

8:08pm Sunday 16th March 2014

WRIGHT man. Right place. Right time.

Spitfires soar to top of table

Daily Echo: Ben Wright celebrates his hat-trick clincher

6:22pm Saturday 15th March 2014

Elated Eastleigh are enjoying the view from the top of the Skrill Conference South after finally reeling in long-term leaders Bromley.

Fleetwood targets promotion hat-trick

Daily Echo: Stuart Fleetwood

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

STUART Fleetwood is aiming for his third promotion in the next few weeks – but his first as a champion.

Fans yet to see real Will Evans

Daily Echo: Will Evans

6:00am Friday 14th March 2014

BY manager Richard Hill’s own admission, Eastleigh fans have yet to see the very best of their 22-year-old midfielder/defender Will Evans.

Eastleigh close in on league summit

Daily Echo: REECE CONNOLLY

10:48pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

EASTLEIGH’s promotion destiny is in their own hands after what could prove a defining night in the Skrill South title race.

Bromley slip-up is no comfort to Eastleigh boss Richard Hill

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

6:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill took no comfort from Bromley’s result in the wake of Saturday’s slip-up at Concord Rovers.

Hill: I'll take my share of blame for Eastleigh defeat

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

8:35pm Sunday 9th March 2014

MANAGER Richard Hill took partial blame as Eastleigh let a dream opportunity slip through their fingers with a dismal 3-2 defeat at Concord Rangers.

Ten-man Eastleigh are beaten

Daily Echo: Ben Wright has joined Basingstoke Town's Conference South rivals Eastleigh on loan.

6:15pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Skrill Conference South Concord Rangers 3 Eastleigh 2 Eastleigh suffered a disappointing defeat in Essex as Concord came from 2-1 behind to beat them 3-2. Having trailed 1-0 at the interval Eastleigh equalised through Ben Wright three minutes into the second half, writes Malcolm Clarke.

Title back in Eastleigh's hands

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

6:00am Friday 7th March 2014

THE destiny of the Skrill Conference South title is in Eastleigh’s hands after Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Eastbourne Borough.

Flitney saves the day as Eastleigh claim precious point

Daily Echo: Ross Flitney can’t stop Luke Berry’s match-winning spot kick.

5:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

EASTLEIGH edged closer to Skrill Conference South leaders Bromley last night.

Hill: Players will make right call

Daily Echo: Jai Reason slots home his penalty.

5:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

RICHARD Hill says he will leave it entirely up to his players what to do the next time Eastleigh are awarded a penalty.

Eastleigh back in the title hunt

Daily Echo: Eastleigh’s Ben Strevens picked up a booking for this challenge on Weston’s Kane Ingram.

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill resisted the temptation to get carried away after guiding his side to within six points of the Skrill Conference South summit on Saturday.

Eastleigh close gap on leaders

Daily Echo: Ben Wright in action against Weston-super-Mare today.

6:54pm Saturday 1st March 2014

EASTLEIGH narrowed the gap on Skrill Conference South leaders Bromley with a vastly improved second-half display at the Silverlake Stadium this afternoon.

Marathon March for Spitfires

Daily Echo: Ben Strevens

6:00am Friday 28th February 2014

EASTLEIGH kick off a demanding March programme of nine games in 29 days at home to Weston-super-Mare tomorrow.

Strevens fires late winner to keep Eastleigh title challenge on track

Daily Echo: Ben Strevens

10:23pm Tuesday 25th February 2014

Eastleigh left it very late to continue their promotion push in the Skrill Conference South after beating a busy Maidenhead side 3-2 through Ben Strevens’s last gasp winner at the Silverlake Stadium tonight.

Eastleigh into the great unknown

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

9:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

RICHARD Hill admits he doesn’t know what to expect from Eastleigh’s visitors Maidenhead United tonight (7.45pm).

Hill slams pitch as "a disgrace"

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

10:36am Monday 24th February 2014

RICHARD Hill branded Farnborough’s pitch “an absolute disgrace” after watching his Eastleigh side grind out a crucial 1-0 win at the Rushmoor Stadium on Saturday.

Eastleigh get back on track with victory over Hampshire rivals

Daily Echo: Ben Wright

6:14pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

Eastleigh returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory at Farnborough to complete a second win against their Hampshire rivals this season.

Spitfires seek solution to scoring dilemma

Daily Echo: Syuart Fleetwood

12:25pm Saturday 22nd February 2014

EASTLEIGH possess some of the finest strike talent in the Skrill Conference South but are not scoring enough goals.

Hill: Eastleigh must make sure of play-offs

Daily Echo: Richard Hill

6:00am Friday 21st February 2014

RICHARD Hill insists the Skrill Conference South title is Bromley’s to lose.

Eastleigh beaten at Tonbridge

Daily Echo: Syuart Fleetwood

11:07pm Monday 17th February 2014

TONBRIDGE Angels again proved a devil of an obstacle for Eastleigh in the Skrill Conference South.

Ex-Saint boosts Eastleigh's title hopes

Daily Echo: Jamie Gleeson (left)

5:00am Monday 17th February 2014

AN ex-Saint brought a huge ray of sunshine to another washout weekend for title hopefuls Eastleigh.

Eastleigh game rearranged for Monday

12:57pm Saturday 15th February 2014

EASTLEIGH'S Skrill Conference South fixture at Tonbridge Angels this afternoon has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

Hill battles the boredom factor

Daily Echo: RICHARD HILL

9:00am Friday 14th February 2014

EASTLEIGH boss Richard Hill says he has “18 bored players” on his hands wondering just when this freakishly wet winter will take a turn for the better.

Dovey heads Down Under

Daily Echo: JACK DOVEY

10:18pm Monday 10th February 2014

EX-SAINT Jack Dovey has been released from his Eastleigh contract ready to explore new opportunities in Australia.

Eastleigh make Wright move

Daily Echo: Ben Wright

7:00am Friday 7th February 2014

EASTLEIGH have moved to take the weight off targetman Craig McAllister by signing Ben Wright on an initial month’s loan from Conference Premier outfit Salisbury City.



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