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Eastleigh

(ēst`lē, ēstlē`), city (1991 pop. 58,585) and district, Hampshire, S central England. Eastleigh is mainly a residential city. Its industries include British Railway workshops, two large cable factories, and recreational facilities (centered around the town of Hamble, located within the district).

Eastleigh

a town in S England, in S Hampshire: railway engineering industry. Pop.: 52 894 (2001)
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The Blues put in their best team display for well over 12 months as a brace from Ross Hannah and an injury-time strike from substitute James Akintunde earned them maximum points against an Eastleigh side who had recently been on a fivegame winning streak.
In Eastleigh area, the owners of the New Ramadan Restaurant were arrested after they were found to have illegally dumped garbage from their premises.
It took Hylton just four minutes to open the scoring, lifting his shot over Ross Flitney in the Eastleigh goal.
The fifth and final minute of injury time had been entered when Eastleigh substitutes Mark Yeates and Ben Strevens combined for the latter to stab home.
But, ahead of today's clash with Eastleigh at the Racecourse, Keates knows it is matters at the end of the pitch that need addressing.
And the luckless keeper was helpless as Craig McAllister's powerful header struck the crossbar and rebounded into the net off his back as Eastleigh doubled their lead.
There has been a sizeable investment from Eastleigh chairman Stewart Donald over the last few years but he has made a few mistakes with his choice of managers.
And Eastleigh survived again two minutes before the break, another excellent run by McDonagh stretching the visitors once more.
I thought we started better against Dover than against Eastleigh but goals change a game.
Eastleigh capitalised on slack defending when Andy Drury found Joe Partington on the right and he cut inside to score on 11 minutes.
He said: "For teams like Leeds and Bolton to be mentioned in the same breath as Eastleigh, that's massive.
National League side Eastleigh - the only remaining non-league side in this year's competition - so nearly achieved a giant-killing when they led, thanks to a Dorian Dervite own-goal.