Transfer News: Capon is back!

His name is Aaron Capon and he’s as fast as lightening….. It’s frightening!!

That well known chant until the last summer will soon hit the Saffrons again as Aaron Capon has returned back to Town from a few months at Hastings United.

Welcome back Aaron!

Fixture News: Sussex Senior Cup

Tuesday night the Town are playing against Shoreham in the second round of the Sussex Senior Challenge Cup. Which could be the last game before the Lockdown which starts on Tuesday to at least December 2nd.

Kick off at The Saffrons is at 7:30pm and entry will be through the car park entrance in Compton Place Road.

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Under 16’s: Free

Pay on the gate either by card or exact cash.

Transfer News: The Hitman returns

The club are excited and delighted to confirm that Dan ‘The Hitman’ Perry has returned back to Eastbourne Town.

Dan completed his transfer last night and the club would like to thank AFC Uckfield for their help getting his transfer pushed through.

Welcome back Dan!

FA Vase: Online tickets

Online ticket sales for the FA Vase game have now closed.
However, there is a small amount of tickets that will be available on the gate. Please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets are priced at:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Under 16: Free

Fixture News: Town’s Cup Weekend!

Next weekend both the first team and the women’s team are both at home and playing in a cup.

First off on Saturday 31st October, the first team are playing in the FA Vase 1st Round against Southall F.C., who play in the Combined Counties League. Kick Off will be at 3pm.

Sunday 1st November, the women are playing in the 3rd Qualifying Round of the Vitality Womens’ FA Cup, against Leyton Orient. Kick Off will be at 2pm.

Both team’s need your support on what will be Town’s Big Weekend!

Fixture News: Home to Alfold

The Town are at the Saffrons for the second of three Saturday home games in a row. This time is the league fixture against Alfold in their longest journey this season. Kick off is at 3pm.

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Under 16’s: Free

Fixture News: Lancing at home

This Saturday the Town are back at the Saffrons for the first of three home games in a row. This Saturday the Town are playing last years league title rivals Lancing, who last year were battling for the league title along with Town.

Kick off is at 3PM

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Under 16’s: Free

Fixture News: FA Vase draw

Today at 1pm, the FA announced the FA Vase 1st round draw, And were have been drawn at home with Combined Counties League side, Southall FC.

The match will be played on Saturday 31st October and Kick Off is at 3pm at The Saffrons.

Fixture News: Home to Horley Town

Tomorrow the Town are back at the Saffrons in the Southern Combination Premier with 3rd place Horley Town.

Kick Off tomorrow is at 3pm. Entrance will be via the Car Park / Clubhouse in Compton Place Road.

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Under 16: Free

Squad News: 2 in and 1 out for Town

Today the club are pleased to announce the signings of two players from Saltdean United. Dan Hull and Matt Rodrigues-Barbosa have both signed to join Eastbourne Town. Welcome to Town Dan and Matt

Leaving the Town after a short stay is Trevor McCreadie who has transferred to Saltdean United. The club wish Trevor the very best at Saltdean.

Fixture News: Rest of the season fixture list released

This afternoon the Southern Combination Football League have released the rest of the season’s fixture list and the website has now been updated to reflect this.

This years Boxing Day derby will again be at the Princes Park Oval with the return fixture at Easter.

The remaining fixtures are:

September 26, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Hassocks
September 29, 2020 Lingfield v Eastbourne Town
October 3, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Horley Town
October 10, 2020 Loxwood v Eastbourne Town
October 17, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Lancing
October 20, 2020 Langney Wanderers v Eastbourne Town
October 24, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Alfold
November 7, 2020 Pagham v Eastbourne Town
November 14, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Crawley Down Gatwick
November 28, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Broadbridge Heath
December 5, 2020 Eastbourne Town v East Preston
December 12, 2020 Saltdean United v Eastbourne Town
December 19, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Horsham YMCA
December 26, 2020 Eastbourne United v Eastbourne Town
December 28, 2020 Eastbourne Town v Uckfield Town
January 2, 2021 Peacehaven & Telscombe v Eastbourne Town
January 9, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Little Common
January 16, 2021 Steyning Town v Eastbourne Town
January 23, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Pagham
January 30, 2021 Crawley Down Gatwick v Eastbourne Town
February 13, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Loxwood
February 20, 2021 Broadbridge Heath v Eastbourne Town
February 27, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Langney Wanderers
March 6, 2021 Horley Town v Eastbourne Town
March 13, 2021 Lancing v Eastbourne Town
March 20, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Lingfield
March 27, 2021 Hassocks v Eastbourne Town
April 3, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Newhaven
April 5, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Eastbourne United
April 10, 2021 East Preston v Eastbourne Town
April 17, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Saltdean United
April 24, 2021 Alfold v Eastbourne Town
May 1, 2021 Little Common v Eastbourne Town
May 8, 2021 Eastbourne Town v Steyning Town

Squad News: Zak Attwood update

The club are pleased to report that following a CT scan Last night Zac Attwood was released from Hospital and is recovering at home.

Zac was taken to Hospital by ambulance from
the pitch having taken an accidental heavy blow to the head in the 11th minute of yesterday’s league game at AFC Uckfield.

The Club would like to put on record there massive thanks to AFC Uckfield, the NHS first responder / Ambulance crew and our own physio Vicki McFarlane for there outstanding and professional work in a difficult situation.

Get Well Soon Zac 

Fixture News: FA Cup v Faversham Town

This Saturday the Town make the 56 mile journey to Faversham Town. Town are no stranger to the Isthmian South East League as they were in the same division between 2010 and 2014.

Kick off is at 3pm at Salters Lane, ME13 8YD

Admission is:
Adults £10
Seniors and students: £6
12 to 17’s: £2
Under 12’s are free.

Payment will need cashless, you will need to pay by card and if you have a smartphone, please download the EVEPASS app, which can be found on this website.

Fixture News: FA Cup v Saltdean United

Tuesday September 1st the Town will play their first competitive game of the 2020-21 season with the FA Cup Extra Preliminary round against Saltdean United at their Hill Park Ground.

Saltdean have made this game advance booking only via Eventbrite due to limited capacity in the ground with tickets at £5 for adults and £3 for OAP’s. Under 16’s go free.

You can order your tickets below

Squad News: McCreadie signs

This morning Eastbourne Town are very pleased to announce the signing of striker Trevor McCreadie. 26 year old McCreadie was at Isthmian side Haywards Heath Town the past four seasons and has scored over 70 goals.

Welcome to the club Trevor!

Club News: Downloadable App for attending games at the Saffrons

To assist with Track and Trace, we are asking both Eastbourne Town and visiting supporters to download the evePASS app.

We’ve signed up to evePASS to ease long queues at the turnstile at The Saffrons to comply with the governments Track and Trace system and allow supporters to safely attend games.

You can download onto your smartphone via the Google Play or App Store

Or click on the purple evePASS logo to go directly to their website.

All you need to do when you arrive at The Saffrons is:

  • Scan the QR code or type in the six digit code, this will be at the turnstile.
  • Enter how many people are in your party.
  • Check in

No pen and paper is required.

After the game, just press check out on the App.

Fixture News: September league fixtures released

The Southern Combination Football League this morning released the fixtures for September this morning. Town will kick off the 2020-21 campaign with an away trip to Horsham YMCA on 5th September, followed by Peacehaven and Telscombe on Tuesday 8th at the Saffrons.

The rest of the year will be released soon after the National League South fixtures have been released due to Langney Wanderers groundshare agreement with Eastbourne Borough.

Septembers fixtures are as follows:
5 September (Sat) – Away v Horsham YMCA
9 September (Tues) – Home v Peacehaven & Telscombe
15 September (Tues) – Away v Newhaven
19 September (Sat) – Away v AFC Uckfield Town
26 September (Sat) – Home v Hassocks
29 September (Tues) – Away v Lingfield

Saturday kick off times are at 15:00 and Tuesday kick off times are at 19:45

Please follow the Covid-19 restrictions for each club if you’re attending a game.

#ForzaTown

Fixture News: FA Cup and FA Youth Cup draws announced

At 4pm today the FA announced that Eastbourne Town will play away to Saltdean United in the Extra Preliminary Round of the FA Cup on Tuesday 1st September.

The winner will play away to Faversham Town in the Preliminary round which will be played on Saturday 12th September.

The Under 18’s have been drawn against Broadbridge Heath in the 1st Qualifying Round of the FA Youth Cup at The Saffrons which is to be played on Monday 7th September.