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Eastleigh Football Club is an association football club, based in Eastleigh, Hampshire. Founded 77 years ago in 1946, the team currently compete in the National League, the 5th tier of English football.

They play their home matches at Ten Acres, and are nicknamed "The Spitfires".

The team's playing kit is manufactured by Kappa.


Eastleigh FC was founded in 1946, and have been playing competitively ever since.

After a few campaigns in the Southampton Senior League, they were promoted to the Hampshire League in 1950.

The club moved to their current home at Ten Acres in 1957, and changed their name to Eastleigh in 1980.

Notable successes in the following decades include winning the Hampshire League, Hampshire Intermediate Cup and Wessex League, as well as promotion to the Isthmian League.

In the past decade, the club has twice flirted with promotion to the Conference Premier, and have had two impressive FA Cup runs, most recently against Championship side Brentford in the Third Round.

In the 2018/19 season, Eastleigh narrowly avoided a trip to Wembley after being knocked out on penalties in the Play Off semi-finals.