Fleetwood heads to Eastleigh

Stuart Fleetwood has joined EastleighStuart Fleetwood has joined Eastleigh
Stuart Fleetwood has joined Eastleigh
Former Town striker Stuart Fleetwood has joined Conference South outfit Eastleigh.

The forward, who netted 27 times in 88 games for Luton, was released by manager John Still at the end of last campaign and played a pre-season friendly for Alfreton Town on Tuesday night.

Fleetwood he has penned a one-year deal with the Spitfires, to join up with former Hatters Craig McAllister and Dean Beckwith as Eastleigh boss Richard Hill said: “The one position I felt we needed was a left sided player. We knew Fleetwood was speaking to clubs in the Conference albeit a little bit further north than he would have wished so I turned my interest towards another couple of left sided players.

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“Then it became evident that Fleets didn’t want to move up north and he made known to me through Chris Todd that he would be delighted to come and play for Eastleigh FC.

“We are now seeing a shift now in the esteem that the club we now are as the players of this calibre want to come and play for Eastleigh.”

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