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Five Facts: Eastbourne Borough

7 November 2020

With Blackpool set for FA Cup first round action on Sunday, find out more about our opponents Eastbourne Borough.

 Here are five facts about Eastbourne Borough!

1. Eastbourne Borough were formed in 1964, originally found as Langney F.C.

2. The Club have won the Sussex Division Three League Cup three times.

3. Sergio Torres, Eastbourne’s player-assistant manager, made over 250 appearances in the EFL and captained Crawley Town in their FA Cup clash against Manchester United in 2011.

4. The Eastbourne Borough crest represents a Martello Tower; one of many coastline fortifications along the South Coast, dating from the Napoleonic Wars in the early 19th century.

5. The Club have reached the first round of the FA Cup four times, including a 1-1 draw against Oxford United at Priory Lane in 2005.

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