Christmas

Last Updated: 21 September 2021

Crawley Town v Stevenage: Trawling for points in Crawley...

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So, is it more that Chesterfield were that bad than us turning a corner? Or that Lincoln City are chugging along nicely in League Two this term? Or maybe even a combination of both? Either way, one thing we won’t need to debate all night long is Boro’s run on the …

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Lincoln City v Stevenage: The real Boxing Day Test match...

The *Real* Boxing Day Test Match

On the second day of Christmas, Michael Love sent to me… It’s at Christmas time that we ought to think of those less fortunate. In particular, those poor, helpless chumps who take a three-nil deficit into their Boxing Day Test match away from home. Thankfully, Boro’ are not in such …

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Stevenage v Chesterfield: Are you dreaming of a Spireite Christmas too? No? Didn't think so...

Dreaming Of A Spireite Christmas…

It was Christmas Eve, er, eve babe. In the drunk tank, an old man said to me: ‘won’t see another one’. Now into month three without a league win, it’s all getting a bit uncomfortable for us. Thankfully, it’s Christmas and – if Hollywood has taught us anything (Paul or …

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Episode 59 (Part Two)

A Load Of Old Toffee – Episode 59: Back once again for the renegade master, and part two of our festive Old Toffee; complete with our very own three wise men – apparently. And, yeah, we do mean Steve, Dean and Mark. Oh, and don’t forget the shepherds who watch …

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Episode 59 (Part One)

A Load Of Old Toffee – Episode 59: At Christmas time, there’s no need to be afraid – unless the Old Toffee turn up at your front door promising to regale you with some carols. Steve, Mark and Dean are here; looking to spread their festive cheer. And, luckily for …

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Cambridge At Christmas

Christmas is often a time for welcoming people into our home – even if we can’t pretend to like them all that much. This festive period sees us throw open the doors to our humble abode after the fixture computer invited Cambridge United to spend some time with us. We assume we are using …

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10 Of The Best

10 Of The Best: Boxing Day Games

Here we are then. At Christmas time, where anything goes. Not even the idea of a bearded stranger letting himself into our homes while we sleep bothers us, even if he does choose the chimney of all things. It’s the time of year that we all rejoice – for it’s …

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Twas The Saturday Before Christmas…

“It’s Christmas, Theo. It’s the time of miracles. So be of good cheer. And call me when you hit the last lock.” Die Hard – quite possibly the greatest Christmas movie ever. Now, that is not up for debate but what could get us bickering over the turkey this festive …

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