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Hill wants Eastleigh 'to get a bit of pride back'

Richard Hill looks ahead to Eastleigh's game against top of the table side Lincoln City. Hill said: “It’s a tough game for us, but the lads have trained well and we’ve spoken about needing to get a bit of pride back after a disappointing performance last week.

“We’ve got a few tired bodies and niggly injuries and Saturday might come too soon for one or two. But it’s April – you’re meant to have sore bodies.”


Read the full article from the Daily Echo:

Eastleigh boss Richard Hill salutes his Lincoln City counterpart ahead of big Silverlake showdown

ON paper, you wouldn't get many takers for an Eastleigh win over mighty National League leaders Lincoln City at the Silverlake Stadium on Saturday (3pm). But the Imps themselves have shown that anything is possible this season, becoming the first club to fly the non-League flag into the FA Cup quarter-finals in 103 years.

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Eastleigh: Stack, Hoyte, Togwell, Cresswell, Wood (Shaw 72), McCallum (Constable 79), Yeates (Williamson 72), Zebroski, Obileye, Miley, Matthews. Booked: McCallum, Hoyte.

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