About Us

Bashley Football Club

Bashley F.C. play in the Sydenham’ s League (Wessex) Premier division. The Bashley Road ground lies in the New Forest village of Bashley in south Hampshire and is 2 miles (3 km) inland from the Solent. Directions to the ground. Club contact details.

Ground Information

Total Ground Capacity: 2,500

Under Cover: 1,200

Seating: 250

Floodlights: Yes

Clubhouse: Open before, during and after the match. Hot and cold food and drinks are available with a fully licensed bar. It is also possible to hire the clubhouse for functions. Click clubhouse hire to see more details.


The club was founded in 1947.

Leagues: Bournemouth 1950-83, Hampshire 1983-86, Wessex 1986-89, Southern 1989-2004, Isthmian 2004-06, Southern 2006-2016, Wessex 2016 to date

Honours: Southern League Southern Division champions 1989-90, Southern League South and West Division champions 2006/07, Wessex League champions 1986/87, 1987/88 & 1988/89, Hampshire League Division Three champions 1984/85, Hampshire League combination champions 1988/89, Russell Cotes Cup winners: 1985/86, 1990/91 and 1992/93

Best FA Cup run: 2nd round proper 1994/95 (lost 0-1 to Swansea City)

Best FA Trophy run: 3rd round proper 1997/98 (lost 0-2 at Hayes)

Best FA Vase run: Semi-finals 1987/88, Quarter finals 1988/89


Record Attendance: 3,500 vs Emley FA Vase Semi-Final 1st leg 1987/88

Record Win: 21-1 vs Co-operative (a) Bournemouth League 1964

Record Defeat: 2-20 vs Air Speed (a) Bournemouth League 1957

Record Career goalscorer: Richard Gillespie 180

Record Career appearances: John Bone 829

Record Transfer fee paid: £7,500 for Danny Gibbons (Newport IoW, 2002) and David Elm (Dorchester Town, 2002)

Record Transfer fee received: £15,000 (including instalments) for Wade Elliott (to AFC Bournemouth 2000), Paul Sales (to Eastleigh 2003) and Craig Davis (to Salisbury City 2003)

Club Honours 
League Honours
Southern League Division One South & West
  Champions (1): 2006–07
Southern League Southern Division
  Champions (1): 1989–90
Wessex League
  Champions (3): 1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89
Hampshire League Division Three
  Champions (1): 1984–85
Cup Honours
Russell Cotes Cup
  Winners (3): 1985–86, 1990–91, 1992–93
Record Home Attendance:
  3,500 Bashley v Emley Semi Final FA Vase Sat 18 March 1988
Bournemouth Saturday Senior Cup
  Winners (5): 2017, 1994
Club Records
Best league performance:
  4th in Southern League Premier Division, 1991–92
Best FA Cup performance:
  2nd round, 1994–95
Best FA Trophy performance:
  4th round, 2001–02
Best FA Vase performance:
  Semi-finals, 1987–88