Behind The Numbers

Category Archive

For the first time in a quarter of a century, Boro' entered the 2014-5 season in a division one lower than the previous campaign

2014-5: Behind The Numbers

For the first time in a quarter of a century, Boro’ entered the 2014-5 season in a division one lower than the previous campaign. We’d spent three years punching hard above our weight; League One giving us the chance to rub shoulders with some truly big names as equals. Alas, …

Keep reading

The 1996-7 FA Trophy semi-final against Woking was looking like our last shot at silverware...

1996-7: Behind The Numbers

In an alternate universe, Boro’s 1996-7 campaign was a historic double-winning one. In our universe, however, we fell agonisingly short. After out-dated ground rules stopped us going up to the Football League, we had to go again in the GM Vauxhall Conference as its reigning kings. Well, we’d won it …

Keep reading

For us as a young club, the 1980-1 campaign was a milestone moment. But you wouldn't know it was our first as a senior side...

1980-1: Behind The Numbers

For us as a young team, the 1980-1 campaign was a milestone moment; the very first time that Stevenage Borough Football Club took the step up into senior football. After starting out in the open surrounds of the King George V Playing Fields, Boro’ came ‘back home’ to Broadhall Way. …

Keep reading

All teams have seasons that live long in the memory. For us, our amazing 2009-10 Blue Square Premier campaign is one of them...

2009-10: Behind The Numbers

All teams have seasons that live long in the memory. Mind you, that can sometimes be for better or for worse. Y’know, if you’re Derby County fans looking back at a diabolical 2007-8 Premier League campaign. For Boro’, however, seasons that live longest in our memories are laced with good …

Keep reading

The 1987-8 season will forever be the first one in which a Boro' side ended up being relegated. But do stats tell the full tale?

1987-8

All too often, football little more than numbers on a page. But what about the stories that sit behind them? The 1987-8 Vauxhall Opel League Division One season will forever be the first one in which a Boro’ side ended up being relegated. But do stats paint the full picture? …

Keep reading