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: 4,250

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)