Match Preview: Didcot Town v Eastleigh

Read our match preview ahead of Saturday’s pre-season friendly between Didcot Town and Eastleigh.

Team News:

Didcot Town manager Andy Ballard is likely to name a full strength side in his Matchday squad on Saturday, as the Diddy’s look to fine tune their preparations for the upcoming Evo Stik Southern League season.

Eastleigh boss Richard Hill is likely to name the same Matchday squad as Tuesday’s victory over Basingstoke Town, but instead including a selection of the players that came off the bench in the starting eleven.

Match Facts:

  • This is the first meeting between the two sides since 2014, where they faced eachother in a Pre-Season friendly.
  • Didcot Town have only lost once in their last 6 games.
  • Eastleigh have won twice in their last 4 games.

Last 5 Matches:
(some matches stated below are from the end of last season)

Didcot Town: W, D, W, L, W
Eastleigh: W, D, L, W, L

Last Time Out:

Didcot Town 0-3 Eastleigh
7th July 2014
Pre-Season Friendly

Didcot Town: Foster (GK), Elkins, Parish, Baines, Carnell, Heapy, Dutton-Black, Clarke, Brooks, Abrahart, Whitehead

Eastleigh: Flitney (GK), Evans, Green, Strevens, Beckwith, Reid, Odubade, Reason, McAllister, Wright, McAvoy

Scorers: Odubade (32′), Constable (60′, 72′)

Ticket Prices:

Adult: £9
Concessions: £5
Children U16 (with paying adult): £1
Children U16 (unaccompanied): £2

The game will NOT be segregated.



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