Basingstoke town FC News

Season Tickets

As many of you will know, the FA announced on Wednesday evening that the 2021/22 season has been curtailed and therefore our season, which started so promisingly with five wins from seven matches, has come to an end. Of course, we are aware of how many people supported us in the purchase of season tickets at the beginning of the season – we hugely appreciate your support with not only getting behind the club, but… Read More »Season Tickets

#HistoryIsWatching: Council Meetings

‘We are listening’ were the words from Council leader Ken Rhatigan as the community club’s campaign to return to the Camrose builds with growing support. Other councillors welcomed and enthusiastically supported the club’s community focus.   In two separate meetings held across two days – Basingstoke Town board members and the Save the Camrose committee spoke to Basingstoke & Deane Councillors about the club’s ambition to return to the Camrose and utilise the ground as… Read More »#HistoryIsWatching: Council Meetings

Getting To Know… Ken Batt

Did you know that your Basingstoke Town FC has a Club Chaplain? We thought now was a great opportunity to introduce or reintroduce you to Ken Batt our ‘Soccer Chaplain’ who has helped supporters and players for over 20 years.  We thought this moment in time represented a good opportunity to showcase what Ken does for our club and for you – our community. So, we thought we would ask him some questions….. How long have you been… Read More »Getting To Know… Ken Batt

#HistoryIsWatching Council Meeting

Earlier this week we confirmed that we would be inviting Basingstoke & Deane councillors to a meeting regarding our position on the Camrose and our vision of how our club can make a true impact on its community. We can confirm that at the time of writing we have had responses from six of the 59 councillors that we sent our invitation to. Attending the meeting will be: Ken Rhatigan, Rebecca Bean, Gary Watts,  Andrew McCormick,… Read More »#HistoryIsWatching Council Meeting

Council Letters: #HistoryIsWatching

As part of our ongoing campaign to ‘Save The Camrose’ and secure Basingstoke Town Community Football Club’s future within the town – we have penned letters to each of the Basingstoke & Deane councillors to seek clarification of their individual positions and stance on the future of our club. In the letter we address the urgent need for action to ensure the sustainable future of our 125 year old club and the part that they… Read More »Council Letters: #HistoryIsWatching

Club President Peter Raynbird Passes Away

It is with great sadness that we have been informed that Peter Raynbird has died at the age of 95. Peter was widely and rightly regarded as a true local legend and a great servant to football, and of course, our club. He was registration secretary for Basingstoke and District Football league for over 60 years and was later made president of Basingstoke Town Football Club under then Chairman, Terry Brown. A thoroughly popular man… Read More »Club President Peter Raynbird Passes Away