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Eastbourne Borough Football Club is an association football club, based in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Founded 69 years ago in 1954, the team currently compete in the National League South, the 6th tier of English football.

They play their home matches at Priory Lane, and are nicknamed "The Sports".

The team's playing kit is manufactured by Macron and is made of dri-fit polyester.


Langney Football Club was founded in 1965 and initially joined the Eastbourne & District Football League.

They eventually moved up to the Sussex County League, where they won the title in 1999/00 and were promoted to the Dr Martens League.

In 2002 they changed their name to Eastbourne Borough FC and continued to rise through the divisions, eventually reaching the Conference South in 2006/07.

The club won the Play-Off Final in 2007/08 and reached the 1st Round proper of the FA Cup in 2009/10.

After three seasons in the Conference Premier they were relegated back to the Conference South, but achieved stability under Tommy Widdrington's five year tenure.

Lee Bradbury was appointed manager in 2019 and Danny Bloor took over in 2020, leading them to a third place finish in a season that was eventually declared null and void.