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Eastleigh Preview

6 August 2012

Full squad for Tuesday friendly

United will send a full strength squad to Eastleigh tomorrow night (Tuesday) for their penultimate pre-season friendly.
Alfie Potter's goal in Saturday's game at home to Cardiff continued a decent run of form for United's forwards: ten of the eleven goals scored in pre-season have come from strikers with Tony Capaldi's goal against Seacoast United Phantoms the odd one out.
Deane Smalley (3), Potter (2), James Constable, Sean Rigg, Tom Craddock, Jon-Paul Pittman and Tyrone Marsh have all netted in the warm up games and are all likely to feature as United take on Eastleigh of the Blue Square South.
Trialist Ryan Tafazoli is likely to play a part again although Alex Evans and Courtney Harris are unlikely to be involved and United may look at one or two different trialists tomorrow, and at Oxford City on Friday night when they complete their pre-season fixtures.
Simon Heslop may return to the squad after a sore back.
Eastleigh, sponsored by Bridle, have some familiar names in their squad with manager Ian Baird able to call on the likes of experienced forward Lee Peacock, midfielder Daryl McMahon, formerly of Stevenage, and former United striker Craig McAllister.
Kick-off is at 7.45pm

Directions
Silverlake Stadium
Ten Acres
Stoneham Lane
Eastleigh
Hampshire
SO50 9HT

From the M3:
Exit Jct 13
Turn right into Leigh Road
Continue to crossroads and turn right at lights into Passfield Avenue
Go past Fleming Park Sports Centre on right
Continue to the end of Passfield Avenue
At Roundabout take 2nd exit
At next Roundabout 1st exit
Past Concorde Club
Take the first turning right into Stoneham Lane
Ground 100 yards on left hand side.
From M27 Eastbound:
Exit Junction 5
At Roundabout take first exit into Stoneham Lane
You will pass the rear of ground on left hand side.
Continue to the end of the road and at the roundabout take 3rd exit and come back up Stoneham Lane.
Past Concorde Club
Next turning on right Stoneham Lane
Ground 100 yards on left hand side.
From M27 Westbound
Exit Junction 5
At roundabout take 3rd exit then follow directions as per M27 Eastbound. 
Nearest train stations are Eastleigh or Southampton Airport Parkway. Both about a 20 minute walk.
There are 500 parking spaces at the ground. In the event of these being exhausted, alternative arrangements have been made with local organisations. Please phone club for details.


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