|Full name||Christopher Paul Basham|
|Date of birth||20 July 1988|
|Place of birth||Hebburn, England|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2006–2007||→ Stafford Rangers (loan)||3||(0)|
|2007–2008||→ Rochdale (loan)||13||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (Goals).
In November 2006 he joined Conference National side Stafford Rangers on loan for one month, making his debut on 25 November in a 2–2 home draw with St Albans City. He made a total of four appearances for Rangers.
In February 2008 he joined League Two side Rochdale on loan until the end of the 2007–08 season. He made his debut on 12 February in a 4–2 home defeat to Hereford United, and went on to make a total of 13 appearances, helping Rochdale to finish 5th and qualify for the League Two play-offs.
The following season Basham made his senior debut for Bolton Wanderers as an 89th minute substitute in the 4–1 win over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light on 29 November 2008. He scored his first goal on 11 April 2009, in a 4–3 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, eight minutes after coming on as a 66th minute substitute for Johan Elmander. He made a total of eleven appearances that season.
On 6 November 2009, and after 17 appearances for the club, Basham signed a contract extension with Bolton until the summer of 2012. He made a total of eight league and two cup appearances in the 2009–10 season.
The following day he made his debut as a 60th-minute substitute for Marlon Harewood as Blackpool marked their Premier League debut on the opening day of the 2010–11 season with a 4–0 win over Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium. At the end of the season, the club were relegated to the Championship.
- As of 24 August 2010
|Club performance||League||Cup||League Cup||Total|
|England||League||FA Cup||League Cup||Total|
|2006–07||Stafford Rangers (loan)||Conference National||3||0||1||0||-||4||0|
|2008–09||Bolton Wanderers||Premier League||11||1||-||11||1|
- "Statistics" (PDF). Premier League. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
- "Chris Basham Profile Summary". blackpoolfc.co.uk. Blackpool F.C. 16 July 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- "Basham pens Bolton extension". sportbox.tv. 6 November 2009. Retrieved 16 August 2010.
- "Blackpool FC closing in on Bolton Wanderers defender Chris Basham" – ClickLancashire.com, 13 August 2010
- "Blackpool swoop for Bolton midfielder" – Daily Mirror
- Sanghera, Mandeep (14 August 2010). "Wigan 0-4 Blackpool". BBC Sport. Retrieved 20 May 2014.
- "Southampton 2-2 Blackpool". BBC Sport. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 20 May 2014.
- "Sheffield United: Butler and Basham become Blades". Sheffield Star. 5 June 2014. Retrieved 30 June 2014.
- "Sunderland fan can't wait for crack at Newcastle". Blackpool Gazzette. 2013-07-28. Retrieved 2013-08-16.