Firsts:

First match as Devonshire Park:
v Clifton House School (h), Won 5-1, Friendly, 26 October 1881
First match as Eastbourne:
v Brighton College (h), won 3-1, Sussex Senior Cup 1st Round, 9 November 1889
First match as Eastbourne Town:
v Crawley Town (h), lost 1-4, Friendly, 3 August 1971
First league match:
v Queens Park Rangers Reserves (a), lost 3-2, South Eastern League, 23 December 1905
First FA Cup match:
v Sittingbourne (h), drew 0-0, 1st Qualifying Round., 5 October 1898
First FA Amateur Cup match:
v Old Brightonians (h), lost 2-5, 1st Round, 1 February 1895
First FA Vase match:
v Sidley United (h), won 5-0, 1st Round, 26 October 1974
First FA Trophy match:
v Hitchin Town (a), lost 3-0, 1st Qualifying Round, 20 October 2007
First home European competition match:
v Marcians, drew 2-2, Challenge International du Nord, 3 April 1909
First away European competition match:
v Le Harve SC (France), won 0-2, at Tourcoing, Challenge International du Nord, 25 April 1909
First match at The Saffrons:
Devonshire Park v Eastbourne College, lost 2-3, 20 October 1886

Wins and defeats:

Record Wins:

League:
South Eastern League: 6-1 v Tunbridge Wells (h), 1 December 1906
Southern Amateur League: 11-0 v Alleyn Old Boys (h), 27 March 1920
Corinthian League: 7-0 v Leatherhead (h), 21 January 1961
Athenian League: 8-2 v Dorking (a), 18 September 1965
Sussex County League: 9-0 v Shoreham (h), 6 March 2004
Isthmian League: 6-0 v Crawley Down Gatwick (h), 19 February 2014
Southern Combination: 10-2 v East Preston (h), 16 February 2016
Cup:
FA Cup – 9-2 v Wick (h), 1st Qualifying Round, 15 September 1984
FA Trophy – 4-3 v Chatham Town (h), Preliminary Round, 18 October 2011
FA Vase – 9-0 v Tooting & Mitcham Wanderers (h), 1st Round, 22 October 2016
FA Amateur – 14-1 v Moulsecombe Rovers (h), Preliminary Round, 30 September 1961

Record Defeats:

League:
South Eastern League: 0-11 v Luton Town Reserves (a), 24 February 1906
Southern Amateur League: 0-10 v Ipswich Town (a), 30 April 1932
Corinthian League: 11-2 v Windsor & Eton (h), 4 January 1947
Athenian League: 10-1 v Edgware Town (a), 21 March 1964
Sussex County League: 9-0 v Stamco (a), 7 October 1995
Isthmian League: 9-0 v Horsham YMCA (a), 26 December 2009
Southern Combination: 2-6 v Newhaven (h), 29 August 2016
Cup:
FA Cup – 0-9 v Margate (h), 4th Qualifying Round, 28 October 1967
FA Trophy – 2-6 v East Thurrock United (a), 1st Qualifying replay, 29 October 2013
FA Vase – 1-5 v Hungerford Town, 3rd Round, 17 December 1988
FA Amateur – 13-1 v Ilford (a), 1st Round, 14 December 1929

Consectutive Results:

Record consecutive league matches without defeat:
25, from 6 April 2002 to 22 February 2003
Record consecutive matches without a win:
20, from 10 April to 23 October 1993
Record consecutive league matches without a win:
17, 30 October 1971 to 25 March 1972
Record consecutive wins:
14, from 21 January to 17 April 1922
Record consecutive league wins:
12, from 19 October to 26 December 2002
Record consecutive league draws:
6, from 17 August 2004 to 29 September 2004
Record consecutive league defeats:
10, from 5 January 1991 to 30 March 1991

Appearances:

Overall Top 10 Appearances:
602 – Syd Myall (1962-1979)
492 – Colin Hopgood (1976-1997)
476 – Adam Davidson (2003-Present)
403 – Steve Redfern (1976-1988)
386 – Don Ranger (1950-1969)
385 – Luke Denton (1999-2018)
384 – Ian Hughes (1971-1989)
369 – Keith Giles (1967-1981)
365 – Dave Cosham (1965-1978)
361 – Gary Brockwell (1996-2010)

Overall Top 10 League Appearances:
436 – Syd Myall (1962-1979)
386 – Adam Davidson (2003-Present)
348 – Colin Hopgood (1976-1997)
303 – Luke Denton (1999-2018)
289 – Steve Redfern (1976-1988)
280 – Ian Hughes (1971-1989)
276 – Gary Brockwell (1996-2010)
258 – Dave Cosham (1965-1978)
254 – Keith Giles (1967-1981)
249 – Don Ranger (1950-1969)

Overall Top 10 Cup Appearances:
166 – Syd Myall (1962-1979)
144 – Colin Hopgood (1976-1997)
137 – Don Ranger (1950-1969)
115 – Keith Giles (1967-1981)
114 – Steve Redfern (1976-1988)
107 – Dave Cosham (1695-1978)
104 – Ian Hughes (1971-1989)
99 – Sid Weakford (1911-1927)
94 – Derrick Smith (1984-1997)
92 – Guy Hollobone (1919-1928)

Goals:

Club:
Most league goals scored in a season:
107 in 38 matches, Southern Combination Premier, 2015–16
Fewest league goals scored in a season:
24 in 26 matches, Athenian League Division 2, 1972–73
Most league goals conceded in a season:
125 in 24 matches, South Eastern League Division One, 1905–06
Fewest league goals conceded in a season:
12 in 12 matches, Southern Amateur League Section A, 1919–20

Player:
Most goals in a league match:
7, Paddy Tracey, v Ealing Association (h), won 9-6, 5 January 1946
Southern Amateur League Division One
Most goals in a cup match:
7, Eric Farnfield, v East Grinstead Town (h), won 12-1, 27 December 1919
East Sussex Challenge Cup 2nd Round
Most goals in a season:
44, Yemi Odubade, 2002-03
Most league goals in a season:
36, Yemi Odubade, 2002-03

Overall Top 10 Goalscorers:
207 – Guy Hollobone (1919-1928)
166 – Gary Brockwell (1997-2010)
165 – Vic Francis (1927-1950)
151 – Tommy Francis (1926-1939)
129 – Derrick Smith (1984-1995)
117 – Liam Baitup (2006-2018)
114 – George Padgham (1925-1934)
114 – Barry Taylor (1966-1972)
92 – William Stovell (1949-1954)
90 – Wallace Gardner (1905-1919)

Overall Top 10 League Goalscorers:
125 – Gary Brockwell (1997-2010)
116 – Guy Hollobone (1919-1928)
105 – Tommy Francis (1926-1939)
95 – Liam Baitup (2006-2018)
93 – Vic Francis (1927-1950)
93 – Derrick Smith (1984-1995)
79 – George Padgham (1925-1934)
72 – Barry Taylor (1966-1972)
70 – Yemi Odubade (2001-2004)
63 – Wallace Gardner (1905-1919)

Overall Top 10 Cup Goalscorers:
91 – Guy Hollobone (1919-1928)
72 – Vic Francis (1927-1950)
46 – Tommy Francis (1926-1939)
46 – William Stovell (1949-1954)
42 – Barry Taylor (1966-1972)
41 – Gary Brockwell (1997-2010)
36 – Derrick Smith (1984-1995)
35 – George Padgham (1925-1934)
35 – Paddy Tracey (1945-1948)
34 – John Kemp (1984-1995)

Attendances:

Highest home attendance:
7,378. v Hastings United, lost 2-7, FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round, 10 October 1952

Highest away attendance:
11,000 v Horsham, Goldstone Ground, won 5-3, RUR Cup Final 8 May 1948