Read our match preview ahead of Tuesday’s pre-season friendly between Basingstoke Town and Eastleigh.
It is likely that Richard Hill will include a mixture of experienced and youth players in the Matchday squad. These could include new signings Mark Yeates, Danny Hollands, Ross Flitney, Sam Wood, Paul McCallum and Chris Zebroski, and could also include a selection of trialists. Trialists that have been reported to have been training with Eastleigh in the last week are Dexter Peter, Frankie Sutherland, Tom Beere and Tom Gilbey.
As for Basingstoke Town, they are likely to name a full strength side in their Matchday squad, as they look to prepare their upcoming Southern Premier League campaign.
- This is the first meeting between the two sides since 2014, where they faced eachother in the Conference South.
- Basingstoke Town are unbeaten in their last nine games (in all competitions).
- Eastleigh have only won once in their last eight games (in all competitions).
Last 5 Matches:
(some matches stated below are from the end of last season)
Basingstoke Town: D, W, W, D, D
Eastleigh: D, L, W, L, L
Last Time Out:
Eastleigh 2-1 Basingstoke Town
18th April 2014
Eastleigh: Flitney (GK), Spence, Green, Strevens, Evans, Todd, Reason, Southam (C), Odubade, Wright, Wishart
Scorers: Yemi Odubade (66′), Ben Wright (79′)
Basingstoke Town: Wells (GK), Smart, Jenkinson, Partridge, Gasson (C), Matthews, Soares, McAuley, Williams, Bignall, Dunn
Scorers: Enver-Marum (90′)
Under 16’s: Free
Please Note: An extra £1 is charged for transfer to the main stand.
The game will NOT be segregated.