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Video: Dagenham & Redbridge v Eastleigh

Dagenham & Redbridge 4-0 Eastleigh. An afternoon to forget for the Spitfires who will be looking to move on from this game quickly.

Here is some footage of the game from BT Sport:

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Oscar Gobern signs for Eastleigh

Eastleigh has announced the signing of 27-year-old midfielder Oscar Gobern on a one-year deal.

Gobern, the Spitfires' first signing of the summer, came through the ranks at Southampton and played a role in helping the club win promotion from League One to the Championship.

His previous clubs also include MK Dons, Queens Park Rangers and Yeovil.

First Team manager Andy Hessenthaler commented: “I am absolutely thrilled to get this over the line.

"He has a decent pedigree and has played at a good level. He is young and hungry and will be a big addition to the playing squad.

“I would also like to thank the club in their efforts to get the deal completed. I know there has been a lot of hard work gone on behind the scenes and I can’t thank them enough.”

Upon signing for Eastleigh, Gobern said: “After speaking to the gaffer and Strevs (Ben Strevens), it was clear what their intentions are and it was a no-brainer for me to come down.

"The potential this club has is tremendous a…

AFC Fylde 2-2 Eastleigh

Ryan Broom scored twice to help maintain Eastleigh's unbeaten run, which now stretches to nine games in the National League.

Spitfires boss Andy Hessenthaler reflecting on the point said: “I think it was a fair result.

“The way we started the game was tremendous. We pinned them back and we got the goal.

“But Fylde are a good side. They’re young, they have very good movement and they take risks. It’s hard to stop their flow of play, but we dug in and defended really well.

“They equalised, but we responded straight afterwards with an absolutely fantastic goal. It was a sublime finish by Ryan who had an exceptional afternoon on his first start.

“It (Fylde's late equaliser) was a little bit frustrating when we were so close to getting all three points, but this was a good point and a valuable one against a decent side.

“My target when I took over was two points a game. I’ve had eight games and we’re actually two points ahead of that target with 18.

“We’ve now got to build on that …

Paul Reid and Matt Tubbs return to Eastleigh

Defender Paul Reid and striker Matt Tubbs have made a return to the Silverlake Stadium on contracts until the end of the season.

Both players will be available for selection for the game against Barrow at the Silverlake Stadium on Saturday.

Richard Hill explained how the deals came about: "Reidy contacted me just talking about the current state at the club and said if there was anything he could do to help he would be more than pleased to do so.

"Having been looking in the market for players I had no hesitation in offering him a contract until the end of the season as I know he cares about this football club and will do whatever he can to change our current run of form." 

Reid has signed from Whitehawk where he has also had a spell in the managerial role this season as well as his normal central defensive duties.
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Eastleigh 1-1 Wrexham

Ten-man Eastleigh fought back from a goal down to earn a point with a dramatic late equaliser at the Silverlake.

EASTLEIGH: Graham Stack, Sam Togwell (Ben Williamson, 65), Sam Wood (Michael Green, 82), Cav Miley, Ryan Cresswell, Andrew Boyce, Mark Yeates, Ryan Broom, Paul McCallum, Sam Matthews, Chris Zebroski (Reda Johnson, 72). Subs (not used): Ross Flitney, Danny Hollands.

Referee: Adam Bromley.

Attendance: 1,765 (205 from Wrexham)

Reaction from Andy Hessenthaler, Graham Stack and Ryan Cresswell:
REACTION: Thoughts from the #Spitfires boss Andy Hessenthaler, Graham Stack (@GrahamStack1) & Ryan Cresswell after their clash with Wrexham...

Listen: https://t.co/kou2dIGPY1 — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) April 7, 2018

Tranmere 3-1 Eastleigh

Eastleigh fell to a third successive away defeat in the National League with a 3-1 loss at Tranmere.

Reaction from Andy Hessenthaler:
Eastleigh boss Andy Hessentalher says the 3-1 scoreline against @TranmereRovers wasn't a fair reflection of the #Spitfires performance

More @EastleighFC reaction 👉 https://t.co/0NKvKYT56Wpic.twitter.com/bVs0f63Fos — BBC Solent Sport (@solentsport) March 24, 2018