Posts Tagged "Stevenage"

Time Is Running Out For Portsmouth To Avoid Another Relegation

By on Apr 7, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 1 comment

It all starts, as the best laid plans of mice and men so often do, on a whim. The original choice was to head for the coast of West Sussex for a match in the Ryman League Premier Division between Bognor Regis Town and Hastings United, but as the train headed out through the West Sussex countryside an idea struck us that resulted in a sudden and unexpected change of...

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The New Town Effect: Brutalism & Abrasive Personalities At Crawley And Stevenage

By on Jan 31, 2012 in English League Football, History, Latest | 10 comments

If the draw for the Fifth Round of this year’s FA Cup was notable for anything in particular, what really stood out was the presence of two clubs for whom an appearance at this stage of the competition would been inconceivable just a couple of decades ago. Last weekend, both Crawley Town and Stevenage chalked up notable wins in the Fourth Round of the...

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Match Of The Week 2: Stourbridge 0-3 Stevenage

By on Dec 4, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

Southern League Premier Division side Stourbridge finally ended their greatest ever FA Cup run at the hands of League One Stevenage at the War Memorial Athletic Ground earlier today, thanks to two goals from Chris Beardsley and a late third from Robin Shroot. Stourbridge started with the same eleven that defeated Plymouth Argyle in the First Round, with the...

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The Twohundredpercent Play-Off Jamboree: Stevenage 1-0 Torquay United

By on May 28, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

Somebody hasn’t been smiling on the football authorities at the end of this season. The one year that the play-offs have to be moved from London to Manchester – and this, for the record is not a comment on whether the current volume of matches that are being played at Wembley is anything like a good thing – ends up being the year in which the...

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FA Cup Third Round Weekend 2: Stevenage 3-1 Newcastle United

By on Jan 9, 2011 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

It was in 1969, before man had walked upon the moon and before the introduction of colour television on BBC1 or ITV, that Newcastle United last won a major trophy. They beat Újpesti Dózsa of Hungary over two legs in the final of the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, a tournament that metamorphosised into the UEFA Cup two years later. In the second leg, Newcastle supporters...

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