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Jack Midson signs for Eastleigh

Eastleigh can today reveal that we have completed the signing of Jack Midson. The attacker comes to the Silverlake Stadium on a two-year deal, having played his football with AFC Wimbledon since 2011.

In his first campaign at Kingsmeadow, Midson’s 18 league goals were sufficient for him to finish tied at the top of League Two’s 2011/2012 scoring charts. Twelve months later, the striker completed another season as his club’s leading marksman. The last of Midson’s 13 strikes in 2012/2013, a penalty against Fleetwood Town, was decisive in the Dons’ retaining their Football League status.
Midson’s new boss, Richard Hill, has now secured the Spitfires’ second marquee acquisition in the space of three days, with the former Histon man’s arrival coming hot on the heels of the club’s swoop for James Constable. Hill says that the pursuit of Midson began as soon as he learned that the 30 year-old was set to become a free agent.
‘I have been speaking to Jack for a few weeks now, desperately …

Constable signs for Eastleigh

Eastleigh FC are thrilled to announce the signing, on a two-year contract, of former Walsall, Kidderminster Harriers and Shrewsbury Town striker James Constable.
29 year-old James has spent the last six years with Oxford United, for whom he scored in the 2010 Conference Premier play-off final when the U’s were promoted back into the Football League with a victory over York City.
Spitfires’ boss, Richard Hill, is understandably delighted to capture the services of a player whose 106 strikes for his most recent employers is just one short of Oxford’s forty year-old club goal-scoring record.
Speaking today Hill said: ‘I’ve spent the past two-and-a-half weeks speaking to James and telling him all about what we are striving to achieve here. On the three occasions we’ve met, and during numerous telephone conversations, the subject of money has never been raised.
‘In truth, James was keen to stay at Oxford and overhaul the club’s scoring record; a feat that after six years of committed serv…