Eastbourne Town Football Club
 Established 1881

Sussex County League update can be found HERE

RESERVES RESULT: Mile Oak 3 Eastbourne Town 3

YOUTH RESULT: SCFA Youth Cup Eastbourne Town 5 Hastings United 1. Town scorers: Vidler 3, Scrafton, Poole. Next Round will be Eastbourne Town v Lewes on 16th November kick off 11:00am at the Saffrons.

LADIES RESULT: Eastbourne Town 0 Old Actonians 3

SCFL Division 1
Eastbourne Town 5 Selsey 0

Saturday 18 October at the Saffrons

Eastbourne Town scrorers: Baitup 2, Smith 2, Clarke.
Attendance: 159.

Eastbourne Town made it seven wins on the trot after beating Selsey 5-0 at the Saffrons. Bottom of the league Selsey strived to contain Town's potent strike force of Clarke, Baitup and Smith but to no avail. Liam Baitup opened the scoring on 17 minutes with a glancing header from a free kick out wide right. Dan Smith added two within three mintues timed at 27 and 30 on the clock, the best being a beautifully placed, powerful low shot across the keeper from the edge of the area. Baitup got his second just a minute before half time to make it 4-0 at the break.

With Town having more or less won by half time it was credit to Selsey that they didn't fold and indeed strived to find a way back into the match. Town dominated the second half but Selsey never gave up trying to counter attack. Town got a final goal through Dom Clarke on 52 minutes but was quickly followed by the only negative in the game for Town when Dan Smith pulled up with what looked like a hamstring injury.

Another good performance from Town and next Saturday they are at home Dorking Wanderers who they lost to in the first league game of the season - so lets hope they make it eight wins in a row!

Manager John Lambert and the team leave the field
after their well earned victory over Selsey

Eastbourne Town team: Nessling, Hollobone, Henson, Dryer, Elliott, Kelly, Ellis, Darby, Clarke, Smith, Baitup. Subs: McLean, Sutton, Summerbell.

Selsey team: Broughton, Kilitams, Gilbert, Thompson, J Gunstone, C Gunstone, Parsons, Lempigre, Missick, Harrington. Subs: Drgy, Hurruuna, Courtman.

RUR CUP UPDATE: Haywards Heath Town v Eastbourne Town will take place at Haywards Heath on Tuesday 4th November 2014.

Peter Bentley Challenge Cup - 3rd Round
Broadbridge Heath 1 Eastbourne Town 5

Tuesday 14 October

Eastbourne Town demolished fellow SCFL Division 1 team Broadbrodge Heath 5-1 to go through to the semi-final of the Peter Bentley Cup. Town will play the winner of the tie between East Preston and Arundel - which should have been played the same evening but was postponed as East Preston were unable to field a team.

Town goalscorers: Dan Smith 39, Liam Baitup 44, Ross Sutton 60, Matt Darby 83, Dominic Clarke 88. Broadbridge Heath goalscorer: Jake Legrange 29.

Eastbourne Town team: Nessling, Turner, Sutton, McLean, Elliott, Hollobone, Ellis, Darby, Baitup, Smith, Dryer. Subs: Clarke, Summerbell, Henson, Kelly.

Broadbridge Heath team: Howard, Dultan, Robinson, Carruthers, Flack, Waddingham, More, Legrange, Holmes, Bidgood, McDermott. Subs: Clarke, McNab, Wanstan, Mobsby.

FA Women's Cup
Eastbourne Town 3 Parkwood Rangers 1
Sunday 12 October 2014 at the Saffrons

Congratulations for a great result for Eastbourne Town Ladies team who won through in the FA Women's Cup against Parkwood Rangers. They have been drawn at home against Gosport Borough in the next round date to be confirmed.

Reserves result:
Eastbourne Town 4 Eastbourne United Association 2
Saturday 11 October 2014 at the Saffrons

Parafix Sussex Senior Challenge Cup Draw
Eastbourne Town have been drawn away at Horsham YMCA in the Second Round of the Parafix Sussex Senior Challenge Cup. Date of fixture to be confirmed.

Eastbourne Town had a great fund raising day out at Brighton Races in October. Some pictures HERE.

Eastbourne Town FC
Top Team of the Month
Macron SCFL Division 1
Well done to John, Jamie and the players on being the Macron SCFL Division One team of the month for September

FA VASE DRAW: Eastbourne Town v Erith & Belvedere
Saturday 1st November 2014 kick off 3:00pm at the Saffrons



SCFL Division 1
Eastbourne Town
v Dorking Wanderers
Saturday 25 October
Kick off 3.00pm


SCFL Division 1
Eastbourne Town 5
Selsey 0
Saturday 18 October


The Saffrons
Compton Place Road
East Sussex
BN21 1EA


Adult £6
OAP £3
Under 16s get in free for league games but are charged £2 for cup games. ID required.

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