THE Eastleigh FC players' exodus is gathering pace in the wake of Paul Doswell's shock departure from the Blue Square South club.

Adam Everitt, Kevin James, Fitzroy Simpson, Adam Roberts and Warren Goodhind have all left the Spitfires, following Paul Sales, Matt Hann, Chris Piper and Steve Watts through the exit' door.

Centre-back Chris Collins has reportedly been made an offer Eastleigh can't match by Doswell's new charges Sutton United.

And pedigree midfielder Karl Murray has been transfer-listed because he is on more money than the Spitfires can afford.

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