EASTLEIGH loan midfielder Simon Heslop is heading back to York City.

A statement released by the Spitfires this afternoon said: "Eastelgh Football Club can today confirm midfielder Simon Heslop has returned to his parent club, York City, due to his loan deal at the Silverlake expiring.

"Heslop played five times for the Spitfires during his time at the club, scoring once in the 3-3 draw away at Halifax.

"The club would like to thank Heslop for his efforts at Eastleigh and wish him well for the future."