Preview: Barrow v Eastleigh

All you need to know as we host Eastleigh in the Vanarama National League.

Barrow v Eastleigh

Tuesday 10th April


Furness Building Society Stadium


Team News:

Bluebirds Duo Calum Macdonald and Jordan White are out of contention following injuries picked up in Saturday’s game at Leyton Orient.

Winger David Fitzpatrick is available after making his return from the bench at Brisbane Road.

Dan Jones is suspended for tonight’s game, but will be back on Saturday following his red card at Leyton Orient.

Eastleigh are without three defenders for their trip up to the FBSS. Gavin Hoyte and Ayo Obileye are out with injury, whilst Andrew Boyce is suspended following a red card against Wrexham on Saturday.


Barrow’s Recent Form:

The Bluebirds are looking to go bounce back from defeat at Leyton Orient on Saturday. They took the lead through Luke James before the hosts equalised with an own goal from Dan Jones. After Jones was then sent off in the second half, a stretched Bluebirds conceded three goals as Orient ran out 4-1 winners.

Last 3 league games:

Boreham Wood 0-0 Barrow

Barrow 1-3 AFC Fylde

Leyton Orient 4-1 Barrow


Eastleigh’s Recent Form:

Eastleigh rescued a point in the last minute against Wrexham on Saturday with a 1-1 draw at the Silverlake. They have picked up points in the last few games to take them away from the relegation places including wins against Aldershot and Dover.

Last 3 league games:

Eastleigh 2-1 Dover

Aldershot Town 0-2 Eastleigh

Eastleigh 1-1 Wrexham


Last Time Out:

The Bluebirds recorded an impressive 2-0 at the Silverlake Stadium. Goals from Byron Harrison and Jimmy Dunne sending the travelling faithful home happy.

You can watch highlights of that one here:



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