5 Of The Best

Last Updated: 17 March 2024

A chairde! Now, there's a lot to thank the Irish for. And these are five of the premier Irish players for Boro' over the years...

5 Of The Best: Boro’s Irish Players

A chairde! Now, you can’t argue – there’s much to thank the Irish for. Guinness, The Pogues, Roy Keane, Brendan Gleeson, and (for the most part) our editor. Not Bono, however. We are happy to draw a line there. English football can count many iconic contributors from across the water …

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The end of another season; a memorable campaign. And here are our five of the best Boro' matches from 2022-3 to look back on...

5 Of The Best: First-Time Fixtures

There’s a first time for everything. For every player who makes hundreds of appearances in a Boro’ shirt, there will be a debut at some point. No-one becomes top scorer without bagging that initial goal. And another club won’t ever evolve into a fierce rival without an origin story. As …

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The 2007 FA Trophy Final – one of the biggest Stevenage FC matches in history (to date)

10 Of The Best: Biggest Stevenage FC Matches In History

It’s a bit of an understatement – but there have been some huge moments in the history of Stevenage (Borough) Football Club since coming to life in 1976. It’s tough to boil them down into a list of just 10 iconic moments; trying to capture the significance of those games, …

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Well, Salford and the start of the 2019-20 campaign was a bit of a non-event. Do we expect too much from our opening day fixtures?

Boro’ Opening Day Fixtures

OK – so it’s almost time to go again; the 2022-3 League Two season opening up with a trip to sigh Tranmere Rovers. It’s a chance, however, to get among our most memorable opening day fixtures. And it’s irritatingly fair to say that we’ve not had many amazing curtain-raisers since …

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Delays and disquiet with the 2021-2 edition put a thought into our head – what are the best all-time Stevenage kits we've seen?

5 Of The Best: Stevenage Kits

Delays and disquiet with the 2021-2 edition put a thought into our head – what are the best all-time Stevenage kits we’ve seen? Like all teams, Boro’ are blessed to have worn some real gems over the years. On the flip side, we’ve also stepped out in proper clangers. Looking …

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Boro' Family Ties: Like father, like son or brothers-in-arms – several families have contributed to the Boro' story over the years...

Boro’ Family Ties

As a tight-knit club, it’s good to keep things in the family? And we’ve certainly seen some close family ties over the years. After all, it’s easy for clubs to go out and bring in a player or two from the same club. Or even from the same country. But …

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Normally, we're happy enough to go it alone when picking '5 of the Best' things. But we think we need your help with the best Boro' skippers...

Boro’ Skippers: The Search

Normally, we’re happy enough to go it alone when picking ‘5 of the Best’ things. But we think we need your help with the best Boro’ skippers. It’s quite a mammoth task, all told. There are some clear candidates that have to make it in. But there are others who …

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In modern football, right backs are expected to do it all – in attack or at the back. But it's nothing new at Boro', as you'll find out now...

Right Backs

A great philosopher* once said “nobody grows up wanting to be a Gary Neville“. But we’re not sure about that one. At Boro’, we’ve seen lads wearing the number two shirt and doing quite brilliant things while doing so. In modern football, right backs are expected to do it all …

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The 2007 FA Trophy Final: One of Boro's greatest-ever cup matches?

Boro’ Cup Matches

Give us a break from league action and we come to life. Well, sometimes. Here are five of the best cup matches that Boro’ have been involved in. Now, don’t go all funny on us if the five we’ve gone for don’t match up with your thinking. This is Boro’ …

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Boro' played Ebbsfleet United on Good Friday 2008

Good Friday Games

Good Friday is one of those ‘special’ days in the footballing calendar. Y’know, like Boxing Day. Or the August Bank Holiday. And even St Woking Day. But it’s right to say that some of ’em have been much ‘gooder’ than others for Boro’ down the years. It can have quite …

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