Eastleigh Football Club are delighted to announce the signing of striker, Paul McCallum, following his departure from Dagenham & Redbridge.

McCallum is joining the Spitfires for the second time, having previously made 67 appearances for the club, scoring 35 goals between 2017 and 2019.

The striker spent plenty of time on loan from West Ham United between 2012 and 2015 at Rochdale, AFC Wimbledon, Aldershot Town, Torquay United, Hearts, and Portsmouth.

This spell of loans was followed by a permanent transfer to Leyton Orient where he made 39 appearances.

Paul McCallum spent time previously with the Spitfires.

In 2017, McCallum joined Eastleigh for two successful years in Hampshire, scoring 35 goals in 67 appearances.

Solihull Moors would be his next destination when he departed the Silverlake Stadium in 2019. McCallum went on to make 21 appearances, scoring eight goals in that time.

A short stint at Barnet saw him score four goals in five appearances before he completed a permanent move to Dagenham & Redbridge.

It was at the East London club where the striker found the most game time having made 95 appearances and scoring 39 goals during his time there.

Paul McCallum scored 39 goals at Dagenham & Redbridge.

In February 2023, McCallum went on loan to Chesterfield where he helped the Spireites reach the National League play-off final.

When asked about joining the Spitfires, McCallum said: “This offer stood out the most to me because I feel like I have unfinished business having lost in the play-off semi-final… It’s good to be back.”

The Spitfires manager, Lee Bradbury, commented: “I’m really pleased to get the deal done, to have someone of his experience and stature is great and it’ll be exciting times moving forward.”

If you are interested in sponsoring Paul McCallum for next season, please email alexpike@eastleighfc.com.