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Bognor Regis Town Football Club is an association football club, based in Bognor Regis, Sussex. Founded 140 years ago in 1883, the team currently compete in the Isthmian League Premier Division, the 7th tier of English football.

They play their home matches at Nyewood Lane, and are nicknamed "The Rocks".


Bognor F.C.

were founded in 1883 and joined the West Sussex Football League in 1896, winning the championship for five successive years in the early 1920s.

They joined the Sussex County League in 1927 and won the Division One championship in 1948-49, becoming Bognor Regis Town F.C.

at the same time.

They were promoted to Division One South of the Southern League in 1972-73, reaching the first round of the FA Cup for the first time.

In 1981 they transferred to Division One of the Isthmian League, and were promoted at the end of the 1981-82 season after finishing second.

They reached the first round of the FA Cup again in 1984-85 and 1985-86, beating Football League opposition on both occasions.

They were relegated back to Division One of the Isthmian League in 1992, but returned to the Premier Division in 2003.

They were relegated again in 2009 but won promotion back to the Premier Division in 2012 after a second-place finish and victory in the play-offs.

They reached the semi-finals of the FA Trophy in 2016 and won promotion to the National League South in 2017, although they were relegated back to the Isthmian League at the end of that season.