Posts Tagged "Stevenage"

Stevenage Do Us All A Favour

By on Nov 17, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 13 comments

While last night’s FA Cup match between Woking and Brighton & Hove Albion had its fair share of drama, the real excitement of the evening came in Buckinghamshire at something called Stadium:MK, where Stevenage FC snatched a dramatic late equaliser and then won a penalty shoout-out to book a place in the Second Round of the competition and spared the rest...

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Match Of The Week: Stevenage 1-2 Portsmouth

Match Of The Week: Stevenage 1-2 Portsmouth

By on Aug 9, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 3 comments

How times change. This time last year, Portsmouth were preparing for the start of the Premier League season. The hints were already out there, that something was desperately, horribly wrong at Fratton Park, but few would have managed to guess just how bad things would get. Being the first Premier League club to enter into administration brought them a nine point...

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Match Of The Week: Stevenage Borough 1-0 Oxford United

Match Of The Week: Stevenage Borough 1-0 Oxford United

By on Mar 30, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 4 comments

It seems unlikely that any team in Britain has as important a week as Stevenage Borough have this week. Five points clear at the top of the Blue Square Premier, they face second placed Oxford United and third placed Luton Town on Saturday, before finishing off a run of three matches in six days with an away match against Wimbledon. If they win all three, they will...

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Match Of The Week: Stevenage Borough 4-1 Cambridge United

Match Of The Week: Stevenage Borough 4-1 Cambridge United

By on Jan 3, 2010 in Latest, Non-League | 1 comment

These aren’t particularly happy times just to the north of London. The battle for the control of Watford still threatens to rip the club in half, while Luton Town’s start to life in the Blue Square Premier hasn’t exactly gone according to plan either. Stevenage Borough, however, are on the rise. There was a time that Borough were very much...

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A Few Things About Local Derbies

By on Aug 15, 2008 in Latest, Opinion | 3 comments

What constitutes a local derby seems, on the face of it, to be a question with a pretty obvious answer. However, if we take a couple of minutes to actually examine it, it becomes more nuanced that you might at first think. Derby matches are usually local, but they don’t necessarily have to be. The rivalry between Brighton and Crystal Palace is thirty-odd years...

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