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Baker Honored by Borough

Published on April 21, 2011 By Editor

April 9, 2011  is a day Darren Baker will never forget.  He was honored for his 900th appearance at Eastbourne Borough FC.  This is a feat surpassed only by King’s Lynn’s Mick Wright, who made 1,152 appearances between 1961 and 1981.  Former manager Pete Cherry, who gave Baker his debut in 1992, was on hand for the presentation [...]

A Non-League Conversation: ISN Speaks with Les Baker

Published on April 9, 2011 By Editor

ISN had the pleasure of speaking with Les Baker, chairman of Eastbourne Borough FC’s Supporters’ Club.  Les is also the father of Darren Baker, who just made his 900th (no this is not a typo) appearance with Eastbourne.  Talk about dedication and loyalty!

900 Games and Counting for Baker

Published on March 31, 2011 By Editor

Long-serving Eastbourne Borough defender Darren Baker is set to make his 900th appearance for the club on Saturday (April 2nd). The 36-year-old has been with the club for 19 years and has remained a regular fixture in the first team during the club’s meteoric rise from the Sussex County League to the Blue Square Bet Premier. [...]

Rushden Set for Priory Lane Vist

Published on September 26, 2010 By Editorial

Rushden & Diamonds are the latest former Football League side to visit Priory Lane as they take on Eastbourne Borough in the Blue Square Bet Premier on Wednesday night (September 29). In spite of a respectable performance, Borough suffered a 4-0 reverse at Mansfield on Saturday – but they are developing a reputation for taking the [...]

Preview of Forest Green Rovers v. Eastbourne Borough

Published on September 19, 2010 By Editor

Fresh from their 5-0 demolition of Altrincham on Saturday, Eastbourne Borough make the journey to Gloucestershire on Tuesday night (September 21) to take on Forest Green Rovers in their latest Blue Square Bet Premier clash. Borough have not lost to Forest Green in their four previous meetings (three wins and one draw) and will be [...]

Borough Chase Weekend Points

Published on August 25, 2010 By Editorial

An Eastbourne Borough side unbeaten in three matches chase more points over the Bank Holiday weekend with two attractive fixtures, at home to second-placed AFC Wimbledon on Saturday and at former Football League club Cambridge United on Monday (3 pm kickoffs). Garry Wilson’s side won both those matches last season and will be looking to [...]

Coach Greenwood Earns UEFA ‘A’ License

Published on August 15, 2010 By Editor

Eastbourne Borough Head Coach Nick Greenwood has been awarded a UEFA ‘A’ Licence coaching certificate. In doing so, Greenwood, who has been at Priory Lane for 13 years, joins a prestigious group of around only 1,000 such qualified coaches in England. He completed the final assessments in the two-year course last week. His colleagues on [...]

Preview: Eastbourne Borough v. Hayes and Yeading United

Published on August 14, 2010 By Editorial

Eastbourne Borough have the chance to make amends for Saturday’s 4-2 defeat at Tamworth when they host Hayes and Yeading United on Tuesday night (August 17). Kick-off is at 7:45pm. It will be the first competitive match at Priory Lane since Borough’s dramatic win over Oxford United on April 24, which preserved their Blue Square Bet [...]

News from England

Published on February 5, 2010 By Editorial

Eastbourne Borough have released goalkeeper Michael Jordan by mutual consent and cancelled his contract and registration. The 6′ 2″, 22 year-old signed for Borough in January 2009 and made only two appearances last season.   This campaign he came into the side after his “rival” for the No.1 jersey Danny Knowles who arrived  from Woking in [...]