Eastleigh travel to North Wales where they face Wrexham for the opening day of the 2022/23 Vanarama National League campaign on Saturday, 6th August with a 3:00pm kick-off. Preview in association with Unibet.




The Spitfires will be looking to bounce back straight away after an opening day defeat to title-favourites Wrexham.

Lee Bradbury’s side took an early lead at The Racecourse thanks to a George Langston goal, and held of their Welsh opponents until the closing stages when EFL signing Elliot Lee was introduced.

Despite the result, there were positive signs for the Hampshire side, who will hope to put their first points on the board on home soil.

Six new signings made their first appearances for the club in North Wales, as well as second debuts for Aaron Martin and Brennan Camp as they marked their permanent returns to the club.

EDS player, Oscar Rutherford, made his professional debut as a late substitute as well.


Wealdstone got off to the perfect start to the season with a 3-2 victory over Bromley, a side who finished 10th in the National League last season compared to the Stones’ 16th-place finish.

New summer signing, Olufela Olomola, opened the scoring, with their other goals coming from Rhys Browne and Jack Cook at Grosvenor Vale.

Their opening day victory backed up a solid pre-season for Stuart Maynard’s side, who won four games, lost three, and drew once in their eight off-season games.

Previous Meetings:

Eastleigh did the double over Wealdstone in the 2021/22 campaign – in the away fixture, a late Ben House goal won the game 2-1 after Tyrone Barnett’s first half opener was pegged back by the hosts.

Then, at the Silverlake Stadium, the Spitfires were rampant 4-1 winners in the first game of Lee Bradbury’s tenure.

Goals from Danny Whitehall, Ryan Hill, Tom Broadbent, and Danny Hollands secured an impressive victory for the new man at the helm.

Last 5 games:

05/03/22 | Eastleigh 4-1 Wealdstone | VNL

09/10/21 | Wealdstone 1-2 Eastleigh | VNL

23/02/21 | Wrexham 0-0 Eastleigh | VNL

19/12/20 | Wealdstone 4-3 Eastleigh | FAT

17/11/20 | Eastleigh 2-0 Wealdstone | VNL

Preview by Tom Mulholland