Eastleigh have confirmed that the club will be staying in familiar hands as Stewart Donald’s proposed buyout of Sunderland edges ever closer.
A brief EFC statement issued earlier today said that Donald, the Spitfires’ owner and majority shareholder, had “agreed to sell the club to existing board members, along with a number of senior management staff currently working for the club.”
Eastleigh have been in discussion with the National League regarding the change of ownership and are now awaiting confirmation of their approval before matters can be concluded. Including Donald, Eastleigh ended last season with seven directors – Mick Budny, Mick Geddes, Alan Harding, Mark Jewell, Alan Prebble and Pete Vickery completing the line-up.
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