A BIG THANK YOU
Eastleigh Football Club can announce the resignation of Director of Football David Malone, who is standing down with immediate effect.
Dave has been an integral part of the Spitfires since becoming Director of Football in May 2006, but due to personal reasons he cannot continue his valued commitment to the club.
Posting on the EFC fans forum Dave says “I would like to thank everybody associated with Eastleigh Football Club for allowing me the privilege of sharing so many positive experiences over the past 6 years - and I truly wish the Club every future success”.
Dave who was previously a Director at Winchester City, Salisbury City & Bashley FC has been actively involved in every aspect of the Club and instrumental in Eastleigh’s on the pitch progress. Off field he was an influence in attracting Bridle Insurance to the Club. Simply put, without Dave’s hard work and efforts Eastleigh would not be at our present level within the higher echelons of Non League Football.
Manager Ian Baird says “Dave’s involvement and commitment cannot be over stated. Together we have been through some fantastic highs combined with some darker days and Dave will forever receive the red carpet treatment whenever he visits the Silverlake”.
The fans forum will continue as planned tonight at the clubhouse at 7pm and all are welcome. In attendance from the club will be Chairman Paul Murray, Manager Ian Baird and Bridle’s Stewart Donald who has recently become a Director.
Full statement from Dave Malone: