Match Preview: Badshot Lea FC – Away

Following on from our 2-0 FA Cup win over Wokingham & Emmbrook FC, we have the second of our cup games for a visit to Badshot Lea FC for a Velocity Trophy game.

Matchday: Tuesday August 22nd, 2023
Kickoff: 7.45 pm

About Badshot Lea FC

Established in 1904, Badshot Lea Football Club played in local leagues before joining the Surrey Intermediate League, where they won Division One in 1936-37, 1937-38, and 1985-86. After winning the Challenge Cup in 1987-88 and the Invitation Cup in 1989-90, they were relegated to Division Two but won the division in 1992-93. They then moved to Division One East of the Hellenic League in 2003, winning the Supplementary Cup in 2005-06 and being promoted to the Premier Division in 2006-07. They made their debut in the FA Cup in 2014 and were relegated to Division One in 2016-17 but promoted back to the Premier Division the following season. The club was placed in the Premier Division South in 2021 and was runners-up in the division in 2022-23, earning promotion.

This Season

Last season, Badshot Lea finished second in the Combined Counties League Premier Division South and earned promotion to the Isthmian League South Central Division. So far this season, they beat Saltdean United 4-2 in the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round before losing 3-2 to Lancing in the Preliminary Round. In the league, they lost 4-0 in the opening league game to South Park FC.

The Moles lost their opening league game 6-0 to Ashford Town (Middx) FC before beating Wokingham & Emmbrook FC 2-0 in the FA Cup Preliminary Round.


Prices are;

  • Adults: £10
  • Concessions: £5
  • 13-17: £1
  • Under 12’s: FREE

About Operatix Community Ground

Address: Operatix Community Ground, Westfield Lane (Entrance off Riverdale), Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4PF