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Eastbourne Borough

Borough ‘officially’ safe from drop with two games spare

It’s finally officially. Despite a home defeat last Saturday against league leaders Dartford, Jamie Howell’s Eastbourne Borough are now mathematically safe from the drop.

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Eastbourne Borough V Dartford- Sergio Torres was man of the match ( Photo by Jon Rigby)

Borough test the leaders but fail to find a finishing touch

By Ken McEwan

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Jamie Howell

Large crowd expected as title-chasing Dartford visit Priory Lane

By Kevin Anderson

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Eastbourne Borough and Bognor battle for possession during their local derby at Priory Lane on Easter Monday

Borough are safe but Bognor doomed for the drop

Eastbourne Borough banged a firm nail into Bognor’s relegation coffin and at the same time virtually assured themselves of National League South soccer next season as they convincingly defeated their struggling Sussex rivals at Priory Lane on Easter Monday.

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Safety first: Eastbourne Borough have opened up an 11 point gap between them and the relegation zone

Wealdstone victory eases relegation worries for Boro’

Six games to go for Jamie Howell’s Eastbourne Borough – and the manager insists that every one of them matters.

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Jamie Howell

Borough’s dreadful home record continues with Truro defeat

In the United States, Groundhog Day falls on February 2nd. At Priory Lane, it is any given Saturday. Yet again, Eastbourne Borough under-performed at home in front of their long-suffering fans, as Truro City rode away with three National South points and a 3-1 victory (writes Kevin Anderson).

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Jamie Howell

Home improvements are priority for Borough boss Howell

Home comforts, or happy awaydays? You could forgive Eastbourne Borough Jamie Howell for being in two minds as he prepares his side to take on visitors Truro City tomorrow (Saturday) at Priory Lane.

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Dean Lightwood

Lightwood’s passion for goalkeeping helps Boro’ and possibly England

An undecided Gareth Southgate called up four goalkeepers for the national squad, perhaps the England manager should have called Dean Lightwood (writes Kevin Anderson).

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Jamie Howell

Committed win at Bath pleases boss Howell

Eastbourne Borough manager Jamie Howell praised the commitment of his players following their excellent 1-0 triumph at Bath City on Tuesday night.

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Yemi Odubade

Yemi strikes as Boro’ take a giant step towards safety

A battling Eastbourne Borough performance, capped off by Yemi Odubade’s opportunist strike, claimed three priceless National South points with a 1-0 victory at Bath City on Tuesday night (writes Kevin Anderson).

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Sergio Torres fires an effort on goal during a disappointing 1-0 loss at Priory Lane

Frustration at Priory Lane after disappointing home loss

Frustration has been a word echoed around Priory Lane far too many times this season as Borough continue to look a side capable of beating the best one week and losing to the worst the next (writes Ken McEwan).

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Jamie Howell

Eastbourne Borough boss Howell sets a six point target for safety

Manager Jamie Howell believes Eastbourne Borough need another six points to ensure National League South safety (writes Kevin Anderson)

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Family overwhelmed with support after Boro’ legend’s death

The family of former Eastbourne headteacher and football stalwart Mike Spooner say they have been “overwhelmed by the amazing outpouring of love” following his sudden death on Sunday.

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Borough pay penalty as they fail to take chances against 10-man Weston

By Ken McEwan

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Mike Spooner

Eastbourne Borough CEO Mike Spooner has died, aged 71

Eastbourne Borough Football Club were sad to announce their former CEO Mike Spooner died on Sunday, aged 71.

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Mike Spooner

Eastbourne Borough: Poor health forces ‘instrumental’ CEO Mike Spooner to resign

Mike Spooner, a man instrumental in the rise of Eastbourne Borough FC, resigned as CEO today due to ill-health.

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Eastbourne Borough's Gavin McCallum celebrates his first goal against Hungerford Town (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-180502-092710008

Long wait for home victory ends as Borough tear through Hungerford

After a long and often tortuous wait, Eastbourne Borough finally rewarded their supporters with a home victory at Priory Lane on Saturday (writes Ken McEwan).

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Eastbourne Borough FC V St Albans City - Kane Wills scores for Borough (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-180121-150857008

Eastbourne Borough: We’re getting back on track, insists Howell

We’re turning it round. That is the confident message from Eastbourne Borough boss Jamie Howell as he takes his side to Essex tomorrow (Saturday) for a crucial away fixture at Concord Rangers (writes Kevin Anderson).

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