In his time at Dean Court, Purches made:
- 215 League appearances (+23 from the bench) scoring 10 times,
- 16 FA Cup appearances (+1 from the bench),
- 6 League Cup appearances,
- 11 appearances in other competitions scoring twice.
Purches will be best remembered for scoring a memorable goal in the Third Division play-off final at the Millennium Stadium back in 2003 in our 5-2 win over Lincoln City.