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Last Updated: 23 March 2012

The Walsall Pact

In a part of the division we needn’t concern ourselves, there is a battle raging where the team with the longest fingernails will cling on to League One status. And that means an inevitable struggle for those lofty teams – like Stevenage, of course – against those scrapping for points. …

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Next Goal Wins…

This is a struggle. It really is. With each passing sentence, we’re thinking of a song title that could form the basis of a semi-humorous Slew pun. His loan spell had been meant by Gary Smith to give Boro’ a little extra punch in front of goal. No doubt the …

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Colchester Patter

“No regrets, Kit. That’s what they’d say” – We’ve decided to steal borrow a line from Neil Jordan’s Michael Collins for a reason, even if it’s not immediately obvious. It has no real significance except in its literal form. Taking on Colchester United tonight, who are just five behind us, …

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“Untitled”

The Monday Rant was launched last week with the intention of being a weekly feature that serves to channel BoroGuide’s footballing frustrations at the start of the working week. It’s something we very much intend to pursue over the coming weeks and are sure there’ll always something football-related to complain …

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The Land Of The Giants

Hartlepool first-team coach Neale Cooper gives us an interesting metaphor to ponder on this liberating Friday evening. “They’re like land of the giants,” Cooper told the BBC. Our first thought is how a group of players can be like such an entity. And our second thought is that we probably …

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Carl Alford – a man so far up our list of best-ever Boro' players that he commands a tremendous view over the Sussex coast

Carl Alford

Carl Alford. He’s a man so far up the list of BoroGuide’s bestest-ever Boro’ players that he commands a tremendous view overlooking the Sussex coast. And, on a clear day, you can even make out the outline Guernsey. Probably. After Barry Hayles left for the greener pastures of the Football …

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The Monday Rant: Perspective

The start of a new working week is about as unwelcome as some geezer turning up at your front door, wearing a Woking shirt and asking if he can be your mate. As soon as the alarm clock goes off on Monday morning, BoroGuide is primed to rant. And we …

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The Revolving Door Swingeth

Gary Smith is a man determined not to rest on the laurels of Wednesday night it seems. It has been just two days and we’ve still not recovered from the sheer exhilaration. However, Smiffy seems to have other ideas and has been pre-occupied with the loan market. Maybe it was …

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Glory Glory Night At The Lane

Well then. For 20-odd minutes at White Hart Lane, it looked as if Boro’ fans would be consigning their history books to, uh, history ahead of the latest reprint taking account of another glorious FA Cup triumph. But as Robbo’s tormented expression showed at the final whistle, this time it …

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If You Know Your History…

… it’s enough to make your heart go wooooo-ah. Wooooo-ah. Lala-lala-la-la-lala-la. We have entered the football blogosphere by desecrating an Everton fans’ favourite with a Stevenage twist and it feels bloody good. What is it that we like to profess down our way? Making history. Not living in it. Too …

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