Players

Last Updated: 06 October 2023

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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To us, some players are inextricably linked with specific clubs – like Kevin Lisbie and Charlton. So, what's he got to do with us?

Who The Hell Was… Kevin Lisbie?

In our mind’s eye, some players are inextricably linked with specific clubs. Tony Thorpe and Luton Town was one such connection we always used to make back in the day. Another that you may consider is Kevin Lisbie and Charlton Athletic. The question that comes out of this, however, is …

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Let's talk iconic Boro' goals for a second. Joel Byrom? Yep. Giuliano Grazioli? Very probably. John Mousinho? You'd think so...

Cult Classic: John Mousinho

Let’s talk iconic Boro’ goals for a second. Joel Byrom? Yep. Giuliano Grazioli? Very probably. John Mousinho? You’d have to think so. But this alone doesn’t instantly make a cult classic. Don’t get us wrong – landmark goals do a lot to keep someone fresh in the memory for the …

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There weren't many highlights during our 1997-8 campaign. But Giuliano Grazioli did his bit to give us one big moment from it...

Cult Classic: Giuliano Grazioli

There weren’t many highlights during our 1997-8 campaign. Boro’ had now entered a period of transition after a sustained run of success. The team that won the 1995-6 Conference title and gone close to retaining it in 1996-7 had now largely broken apart. Gone were the likes of Barry Hayles …

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He won titles and played for his (adopted) country – but who exactly was this Ray Houghton fella who signed for Boro' in 1999?

Who The Hell Was… Ray Houghton?

OK, so you’re Ray Houghton. That don’t impress us much. So, you got the looks. But have you got the touch (still)? Don’t get us wrong – we think you’re alright. But can you still do it on an away day at Stalybridge on a cold winter’s night? And herein …

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Not all players make an impact at Boro'. Some – like James Wallace – would no doubt like the chance to make an impact at all...

Who The Hell Was… James Wallace?

Not all players make an impact at Boro’. Some – like James Wallace – would no doubt like the chance to make an impact at all; the midfielder finding himself in an unusual situation at the Boro’. You’d even not realise he’d entered the building if you weren’t paying enough …

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Is Chris Day one of our 10 best Stevenage goalkeepers? Well, yes...

10 Of The Best: Stevenage Goalkeepers

From different teams and times, the best Stevenage goalkeepers all have one thing to unite them – being bloody good between the sticks. You see, all genuine hopes of stopping a ball going into our goal come down to having a decent number one. Try keeping the sheet clean just …

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Some signings make perfect sense, while others – erm – don't. The arrival of Andy Iro in 2012 is a good example of the latter...

Who The Hell Was… Andy Iro?

Some signings make perfect sense, while others – erm – don’t. It’s one of those aspects of being a football gaffer that draw the attention. If they work out, you’re a genius. Cloughie, GW, and Steve Evans all have form for making astute purchases. On the flip side, you have …

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One way or another, we'll be in the market for fresh blood this summer. Here are 5 players that could be on Steve Evans' list...

5 Players Stevenage Could Target In The Summer

He might divide opinion overall but there is no denying that Steve Evans has done a remarkable job at Stevenage. Of course, nothing has been accomplished yet, but the progression made has been impressive. League One football appears to be on the cards next season, although whatever division the club …

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In Boro's Football League years, Darius Charles – the original defensive centre-forward – is very much a cult classic candidate

Cult Classic: Darius Charles

In Boro’s Football League years, Darius Charles – the original defensive centre-forward – is very much a cult classic candidate. The only question we have is of ourselves; trying to work out how we hadn’t got to this celebration of Big D before. The modern game has an idea of …

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