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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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...and there goes February 2024 – we must remember to thank it. Well, maybe not so much given our bumpy run of form last month...

At This Stage: February 2024

…and there goes February 2024 – we must remember to thank it. Well, maybe not so much given our bumpy run of form during the bulk of last month. But we came out on the other side and picked up back-to-back home wins to sweeten the deal. Oh, and we’re …

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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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December 2023 didn't end in quite the manner we'd hoped or expected – but Boro' are still in a good position at this stage...

At This Stage: December 2023

December 2023 didn’t end in quite the manner we’d hoped or expected – but Boro’ are still in a good position at this stage. As far as this League One campaign is concerned, we’re now up and over halfway and the points continue to accumulate. The challenge, obviously, is to …

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Stuart Beevor in action in the 2021 Martin Gittings Benefit Match

Good Game: Stevenage Borough 3-0 Hayes

Good Game: The series looking at the amazing, utterly memorable, unbelievably dramatic and downright ludicrous games that involved Stevenage Borough over the years. But we’ll insist that we accept no blame for memories warped by time, age or alcohol consumption at the time. We’ll never refer to any games involving …

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If you saw this coming, fair play; Colchester United 1-6 Stevenage one of our stand-out results in a sensational 2011-2 campaign

Good Game: Colchester United 1-6 Stevenage

Good Game: The series looking at the amazing, utterly memorable, unbelievably dramatic and downright ludicrous games that involved Stevenage Borough over the years. But we’ll insist that we accept no blame for memories warped by time, age or alcohol consumption at the time. We’ll never refer to any games involving …

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November 2023 is done; the season's halfway point all but on us. So, let's see how we compare at this point in previous years...

At This Stage: November 2023

November 2023 is done; the season’s halfway point all but on us. So, let’s take a look at how we compare at this point in previous years. Because why not, eh? Since our last deep dive at the end of October 2023, Boro’ have got through four more League One …

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It's hard to help lay foundations for the future or follow in the footsteps of a club legend. But that's what Chris Taylor did

Unsung Heroes: Chris Taylor

It’s hard to help lay foundations for the future or follow in the footsteps of a club legend. But that’s what Chris Taylor did; arriving at Boro’ at a time when we’d come through a challenging transition campaign. The task at hand for the Midlands-born stopper was to provide a …

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As the great Boro' side of the mid-1990s broke apart, we needed new talismen for a new era – and Michael Love was one of them

Cult Classic: Michael Love

As the great Boro’ side of the mid-1990s broke apart, we needed new talismen for a new era – and Michael Love was one of them. The left-sided lad from Stockport took up a heavy baton; cementing his place in the club’s folklore at the same time. And that’s no …

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September 2023 ended with a bump. But, with 10 league games now under our belt, how does our start stack up against other years? | BoroGuide

At This Stage: September 2023

September 2023 ended with a bit of a bump for Boro’. But, with 10 league games now under our belt, how does our progress stack up against other seasons? We’re actually not far from being a quarter of the way through our 2023-4 Sky Bet League One obligations. Can we …

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