We can confirm that Basingstoke Town’s FA Cup tie has been rearranged for Monday 14th September at 7.45pm and will be held at Winchester City’s Stadium. The previous round that saw us win on penalties against Bournemouth FC was held at Reading City FC’s Rivermoor Stadium due to on-going pitch renovations at Winchester City FC. Now that those works have been completed – due to FA ruling we have to play at the ground in… Read More »Monday Night Football!
Basingstoke Town kicked off their 125th anniversary season with a nerve shredding FA Cup Penalty Shootout win over Wessex League side Bournemouth FC at Reading City’s Rivermoor Stadium. For the second season in a row, Basingstoke were drawn to enter the FA Cup earlier than the rest of their Southern League Division One South rivals and from the start they looked determined to right any injustice they felt. Captain Simon Dunn pulled all the… Read More »A Win In The Cup
We can confirm that full-back Aiden Lewis has signed for the 2020/21 season. Aiden returns to Basingstoke having had a previous spell with the club during the 08/09 season under manager Frank Gray. Aiden has played at Thatcham Town and also been part of very successful Totton and Didcot sides. Dan Brownlie said on the signing: “Aiden is a great addition to our squad – he’s got bags of experience in and around this level.… Read More »Aiden Lewis Returns!
It is with great pleasure that we can reveal that the newly appointed Basingstoke Town Captain will returning Midfielder – Simon Dunn. Dan Brownlie spoke about the appointment; “I’m really pleased to be able to reward Simon with the Captaincy. He’s the right man for the job – he is level headed, he sees the game with great clarity and his performances speak for themselves. He’s someone the younger lads can look up to and… Read More »Captain Dunn
We can confirm that Danny Vickers will become a Basingstoke Town player for the 2020/21 season. The highly rated midfielder joins from Alresford Town FC where he follows new signings Daryl Wollers and Shaun Dallimore. “I’m really pleased to be able to bring Danny in. In truth, he should have been playing this level years ago but for various reasons it’s never happened. Danny has been on my radar for quite some time but the… Read More »Danny Vickers Signs!
We can confirm that both Bradley Wilson, Adam Everiss and new signing James Smith have signed forms for the 2020/21 season. “Adam has come back in decent form and has got to grips with a position that is relatively new to him comparatively to the rest of his non-league career. I’ve worked with Evo for a number of years now and he’s probably played some of his best football during pre-season. I’ve no doubt he… Read More »Trio Of Signings
Whilst we await official confirmation from the league secretary we can confirm that following talks with Slimbridge FC we have opted to switch the home and away fixtures. The council run works at the Winklebury Sports Complex are due for completion in mid-september – so this measure will give us the best possible chance of having our first home fixture back in Basingstoke without the need for the use of Winchester City’s stadium, ensuring our… Read More »Switch Of Fixtures
The fixtures for the 2020/21 campaign have been released which starts with a home game against Slimbridge FC and then a few days later a journey to Larkhall Athletic. Here is the list in full. Sat Sep 19 Slimbridge H Wed Sep 23 Emirates FA Cup 1Q Sat Sep 26 Buildbase FA Trophy 1Q Wed Sep 30 Larkhall Athletic A Sat Oct 3 Barnstaple Town A Tue Oct 6 Sholing H Sat Oct 10… Read More »League Fixtures 2020/21
Extra Preliminary Round FA Cup – Tuesday 1st September 2020 – Kick-off 7.45pm Basingstoke Town vs Bournemouth FC Venue the Rivermoor Stadium home of Reading City FC (Sat Nav RG30 6AY) With this being our first competitive game of the season and with the potential of other local football fans possibly wishing to attend the game, we have taken the decision to allow our Season Ticket holders and Community Club Members the first option to… Read More »Tickets For FA Cup
We can confirm that after positive talks with the Berkshire based club, we have arranged for Basingstoke’s FA Cup tie versus Bournemouth FC to take place at the home of Reading City – The Rivermoor Stadium. The Reading City pitch is looking in great condition and it also boasts plenty of space for our supporters in the enclosed arena as well as newly refurbished sizeable bar. With our inclusion in the earliest round of the… Read More »New Venue For FA Cup Fixture