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Martin Gittings - our all-time leading goalscorer

Martin Gittings Remembered

Few, if any, people leave quite such an impression on a football club. But you can certainly say that Martin Gittings is one of those people. At Boro’, there are a good few names who spring to mind when thinking about their contributions; the roles they played in getting us …

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Our home game with Vauxhall Motors (Luton) in November 1985 seemed like an ordinary league clash – but it ended in tragedy...

Tragedy At Broadhall Way

Our home game with Vauxhall Motors (Luton) in November 1985 seemed like an ordinary league clash. Well, why wouldn’t it? But it was a fixture that didn’t make it past the half-time interval as tragedy struck in a way that you’d never expect to see at a football game. For …

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As we look back across Stevenage history, we know that a lot of the tales we tell are fairly recent. But what about older ones?

Stevenage History: Where Are The Older Stories?

As we look back across Stevenage history, we know that a lot of the tales we tell are fairly recent. But what about older stories? Is there nothing worth sharing from the 1980s or the early 1990s? Of course there is! And we get why you might be asking why …

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We've had some magic moments on the telly. In 2002, however, You're The Manager planned to take that to a whole new level...

You’re The Manager: Boro’ and Channel 4

We’ve had some magic moments on the telly – most of which probably came in the FA Cup. In 2002, however, You’re The Manager planned to take our small screen stardom to a whole new level. Now more than ever, the battle for ratings means some mad, bad stuff out …

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Just picture the scene. It's 2000 and the internet is still a new thing for most of us. But could it be football's future?

Will The Webmasters Be Football’s Future?

Just picture the scene. It’s 2000 and we’d just partied like it was 1999. Because it was. The internet is still a bright, shiny new thing for most of us. But could turn it out to be football’s future? At the time, you’d be waiting days for Bridgerton to download. …

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It was the year of Abba, Apocalypse Now and even a fishing war. But it was also a year that a new football club was born...

1976: The Year It All Started For Boro’…

This piece was written for the Stevenage v Newcastle United programme in 1998, before their controversial tie at Broadhall Way that was broadcast around the world on TV. Stevenage Borough FC was founded in 1976; the year of Kevin Keegan curly perms and the kind of fashions you tend to …

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Old Stevenage Borough Programmes: Why We’re Asking…

Now and then, you might see us put a call out for old Stevenage Borough programmes and anyone who has some lying around somewhere. Up in the loft, out in the shed, down in the cellar or lined up nice and neatly on your shelf – they’ve stood the test …

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Got Any Old Stevenage Programmes?

Do you have any old Stevenage programmes? We’re so close to having data in place for every single Boro’ game. But there are some gaps that we’d really like to fill. You may be the person we’re looking for to help. We totally don’t mind where you’re keeping your old …

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The 2010s are over – and here is Boro's decade in numbers...

2010s: A Boro’ Decade In Numbers

Mmm, 10 years is quite a long time – and there’s a lot to remember. To make it much easier, however, we explore Boro’s last decade in numbers. Some of these may amaze you. Others, meanwhile, may disgust or even enrage you. We don’t know. We’re just guessing. But we …

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It's been a while, but we've gone back to the archives to see what was going down back in the day – a time we were building for a new future

Boro’ Build New Future: Blast From The Past

It’s been a while, but we’ve gone back to the archives to see what was going down back in the day – a time we were building for a new future. So, shakedown 1979. For Boro’ kids, it was our time. Not quite a senior team at this point; still, …

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