Match Preview: Eastleigh (H)

The preview of our clash with Eastleigh at the FBSS.

Barrow v Eastleigh

Saturday 16th November 2018


Team News:

The Bluebirds received a fitness boost this week with the news that no fewer than 5 players are back fighting fit. Josh Granite, Dan Jones, Rhys Turner, Matty Elsdon and Jacob Blyth are all fit again. Nathan Waterston continues to recover from a shoulder injury, whilst Kyle Jameson picked up a knock in training this week and is out.


Ticket News:

Ticket are available at the turnstiles, prices are as follows:

You can purchase advance tickets online until 10pm on Friday – get yours HERE.


Barrow’s Recent Form:

The Bluebirds go into today’s game looking to get back to winning ways after a couple of defeats. It is our  first home game since the 27th October, with away trips to Harrogate Town and Ebbsfleet since then. We sit in 17th place with 21 points from 19 games.

Last 4 league games:

Bromley 2-1

Barrow 0-2 Barnet

Harrogate Town 4-2 Barrow

Ebbsfleet United 1-0 Barrow


Eastleigh’s Recent Form:

Eastleigh are unbeaten in their last three league games. Home draws against Salford City and Leyton Orient followed an win away at Halifax. They sit in 10th place with 28 points from 19 games.

Last 4 league games:

Eastleigh 1-2 Aldershot

FC Halifax Town 0-1 Eastleigh

Eastleigh 1-1 Leyton Orient

Eastleigh 1-1 Salford City


Last Time Out:

The Bluebirds came out on top of a five goal thriller last time out, to secure three huge points in our successful survival battle in the National League. You can watch the goals and key moments from that one here:



Live match coverage will be available on BBC Radio Cumbria.

You can listen to Radio Cumbria online here:

You can also listen to BBC Radio Cumbria online on 837AM


Live Updates:

We will have build up to the game and full live match updates on twitter:

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Crossbar & Club Shop:

The Crossbar will be open from 12pm with a wide range of soft, alcoholic and hot drinks.

The club shop will also be open from 12pm.

Our brand new pie & bottle bar will be open as well, with a range of pies, bottles and cans!