Hitchin Town

Club Profile

First Played: 1981-2

Win Rate: 46% (from 13 games)

Last Updated: 06 July 2021

Before we had Barnet and Woking, there was Hitchin Town; the original grudge match for Boro’ fans and, for some, still the best. Forget the Johnny-come-latelys from Surrey and Edgware, the Canaries are the big prize. But it’s now a fair few years since Boro’ took on our near neighbours in a ‘proper’ match. And that’s hard for them to take, as we can get. After all, they had a free run at local bragging rights for so long.

As members of the Isthmian League, the 1968-9 campaign brought their best-ever finish; second behind Enfield at the final reckoning. But the next step eluded them. Eventually, a new neighbour from Stevenage would catch them up. Sure – the first few encounters saw the Canaries come out on top. We’d happily forget our 7-1 defeat in the 1982-3 Woolwich Trophy. But the tables started to turn and we started to gradually make ourselves known.

At last count, we had 13 ‘proper’ matches to our name – six in our favour and six in theirs. Three of theirs came from our first-ever three meetings. So, at the very least, that’s a sign of improvement on our part. Whenever the next match comes, the stakes will be high.


Hitchin Town: The Facts

Top Field
Fishponds Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1NU

01462 459028



Hitchin Town: Record vs Boro'

Pl W D L F A GD Pts* WR%
13 6 1 6 21 20 1 7 46%

* league points only

Hitchin Town: Result-by-Result (Boro' Scoring First)

Tuesday 15 August 1995

Monday 04 April 1994

Monday 27 December 1993

Monday 13 April 1992

Saturday 07 December 1991

Monday 07 October 1991

Thursday 08 November 1990

Tuesday 09 October 1990

Saturday 08 August 1987

Monday 02 February 1987

Tuesday 14 February 1984

Friday 22 April 1983

Thursday 13 August 1981

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Hitchin Town Ground Information

Away Fans’ Stand

Ticket Info

Facilities for Disabled Fans

Pre-Match Pints

Hitchin Town Travel Information – Distance: 8 miles

By Road

One of our closest neighbours isn’t too much trouble to get to by car. Using Junction 8 of the A1(M) as our starting point, take the A602 to Hitchin. As you come to a roundabout, take the third exit to stay on the A602; bypassing the town centre. Continue onto the next roundabout and take the second exit for the A505 towards Henlow.

A further half-a-mile down the road is a mini-roundabout. Take the third exit for Fishponds Rd/A505. The ground is on the left.

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We don’t think you can use the car park at the ground if you’re a fan. So, you may wish to try a side street where no restrictions apply. It might also be that you can park up on Butts Close opposite the ground.

By Rail

Station: HITCHIN
Services to: STEVENAGE

Leave the station and turn right. You’ll come to a roundabout, where you need to turn left; taking the A505 (Nightingale Road). Continue on for about 0.8 miles. This involves going over three roundabouts. The ground is then on the right.

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