FA Vase: 3rd Round fixture

On Monday 4th November (yesterday) at 1pm, the FA drew Eastbourne Town away to Leighton Town. Leighton Town are located in Leighton Buzzard and the furthest Town will have travelled this season.

Leighton Town are currently 16th in the Spartan South Midlands League, Premier Division.

More details will follow soon.

Fixture News: FA Vase v Windsor

Saturday Town travel to Windsor in Berkshire for the FA Vase 2nd Round at Stag Meadow.
Kick off is 3:00pm

Admission to be confirmed.

Getting there – there is no supporters coach

By Road – M25
Clockwise carriageway – exit at Junction 13 – follow signs to Windsor (A308) – eventually reaching large roundabout – take first exit (signposted Ascot/Bracknell) – take first road on the right (Bolton Road) – at the end of Bolton Road reaching T-Junction with mini-roundabout – turn left into St. Leonards Road – Ground approx 500 yards on left (opposite Stag & Hounds Public House).

Sat Nav Post Code: SL4 3DR

By Rail – Stations: Windsor & Eton Riverside/Windsor & Eton Central
1. Windsor Riverside – Trains run directly from Clapham Junction and Waterloo.
2. Windsor Central – From Paddington to West Country – change at Slough for Branch-Line to Windsor. – The Ground is a good 1/2 hour walk from the Town Centre.

By Bus
There is a frequent Bus Service from the Town Centre which stops just outside the ground.

Fixture News: RUR Cup v Little Common

Tuesday night see’s the Town cross the Town to The Oval for the Sussex Royal Ulster Rifles Charity Cup (RUR Cup) 3rd Round with Little Common.

This historical competition dates back to 1897 when the 1st Battalion of the (then) Royal Irish Rifles won the Sussex Senior Cup, Brighton Shield, Charity Cup and Vernon Wentworth Cup in the 1895–96 season and were recognised as ‘Sussex Champions’. The trophy was presented as a permanent memento of their achievement and to raise money for charity.

A third of the gate receipts go to the Sussex County F.A. Benevolent Fund for injured players.

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Children: Free

FA Vase: 2nd round fixture

At 1pm today the Football Association announced that Town are drawn against Windsor at the Stag Meadow. We last encountered Windsor in January 2018 in the Fourth Round, losing 1-3.

Game is to be played on 2nd November at 3:00pm. Our home tie with Alford originally on this date will be re-arranged soon.

Fixture News: Away to Loxwood

This Saturday see’s the Town embark on on of the longest journeys, 50 Miles, in the Southern Combination League to bottom table Loxwood.

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £5
Under 18’s: Free

Fixture News: Sussex Senior Cup, home to Uckfield

This Tuesday see’s the 1st round of the Sussex Senior Cup at the Saffrons with AFC Uckfield Town. Eastbourne made it to the quarter finals last season losing to Brighton and Hove Albion U23’s.
Brighton lost to Bognor Regis Town in the semi finals who won at the American Express Community Stadium against Burgess Hill Town.

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Children: Free.

Fixture News: Home to Horsham YMCA

This Saturday see’s our next league fixture against 12th placed Horsham YMCA. Last season was a challenge against Horsham losing both games home and away.

Team Stats

Admission:
Adults: £6
Concessions: £3
Children: Free

Squad News: Dylan Gifford on Loan

Following on from the signing of Jack Mclean this morning, Manager John Lambert has further bolstered his squad with the signing of Dylan Gifford on loan from Lewes. Dylan goes straight into the squad for tomorrow’s game at home to Pagham. Welcome to the Saffrons Dylan.

 

Squad News: Jack McLean signs

 The club is delighted to announce the signing of forward Jack Mclean from Bexhill United. Jack will go straight into the squad for tomorrow’s game at home to Pagham. Welcome to the Saffrons Jack

Womens Team: Injury update

Statement from Eastbourne Town FC regarding Rebecca Relf:

Following a nasty collision in today’s game vs Ashford Town an ETFC womens player was taken to St Peters Hospital, Chertsey with a head injury. We are able to say that she has received the results of her CT scan and blood tests and both are all clear. Rebecca has been discharged and will be supported in her recovery going forwards. All at Eastbourne Town FC would like to thank the staff from South East Coast Ambulance Service, The Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance and Ashford Town FC for their quick response and care provided to our player during this incident.

Club Shop: Now Online

Eastbourne Town fans and supporters are now able to buy replica kit, jackets and other tops from the new online store, courtesy of Macron Store Hastings.

Link is on the menu at the top of the website.

Please note that orders can take up to 10 days to process.

Pier Pressure: Crowdfunder completed

A few weeks ago the vocal fans of Eastbourne Town started a crowdfunding page to raise money for a new stand to be build at the Meads Road End of the ground.

Over £950 was raised and today, with the help of local scaffolding company Koly, the new stand was erected in place ready for Tuesday nights game again Lingfield.

Fixture News: Bexhill at home

This Friday see’s our first cup game of the season. Home to Bexhill United in the Extra Preliminary Round of the FA Cup. Kick off is at 7:45pm. The winners of this game will face the winners of Sutton Common Rovers and Molesey.

Adults: £7
Concessions: £3
Under 16’s: Free

Fixture News: Steyning Town away

Saturday kick starts the Southern Combination League campaign for Eastbourne Town as we travel to the Shooting Field and playing against the newly promoted Steyning Town.

Travel to the ground served by Brighton and Hove buses service 2 from Brighton, or travel by rail to Shoreham by Sea and pick up the bus from there.

Tickets are:
Adults £6
Concessions £3
Under 16’s Free