They play their home games at Broadhall Way in Stevenage. Stevenage Football Club is a team in the fourth division of England's League Two. Stevenage FC play in the fourth tier of the English football league, one league above the semi-professional British Conference National League. [123] In July 2017, the club asked fans to contribute towards a mini-bond investment scheme, through sports investment platform Tifosy, in an attempt to fund the remaining £500,000 needed to go towards developing the new North Stand. [91] The team made the play-off semi-finals in their first season back in League Two, losing to Southend United by a 4–2 aggregate scoreline after extra-time. [2], During the 2001–02 season, the club reached the FA Trophy final for the first time, losing 2–0 to Yeovil Town at Villa Park. [70] During the same season, Stevenage equalled their previous best performance in the FA Cup, reaching the Fourth Round of the competition before losing 2–1 to Reading. Founded 1976 Address Broadhall Way SG2 8RH Stevenage, Hertfordshire Country England Phone +44 (1438) 223 223 Fax +44 (1438) 743 666 E-mail mervyn.stokesgeddes@btinternet.com [126][127], Opposite the North Stand is the South Stand, which is a single tiered, all-seated covered stand. [123] Five weeks after the campaign started, the £500,000 target was met after investment from over 200 fans. was an English football club based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.The club existed from 1968 until being declared bankrupt in 1976, after which Stevenage Borough were established. Founded in 1976 following the demise of the town's former club, they joined the United Counties League in 1980 and enjoyed instant success; winning the United Counties League Division One and the United Counties League Cup in the club's first year in the competition. [118] The West Stand is all-seated and covered, and covers the length of the pitch, although it has open corners to either side of the stand. [115], A table of kit suppliers and shirt sponsors appear below:[115], The club plays at Broadhall Way, previously home to Stevenage Town and Stevenage Athletic. 1,993 talking about this. SFC Running Club. The picture above was taken of me mates after our team lost to Brazil. [132] The same season, the club recorded their best run in the FA Cup when they reached the fifth round of the competition. [102] The offer closed on 31 July 2019, at which time the club stated a total of £300,000 worth of shares had been purchased. [42] The victory meant that Stevenage were the first team to win a competitive final at the new Wembley Stadium. Stevenage Football Club CEO, Alex Tunbridge said The Club’s Academy has been utilising GoVox for the past few months to engage with its Academy players, in order to help assess their wellbeing. [114] The first club crest was created in 1980 when Stevenage took on senior status, adopting the town's civic emblem as the basis of the crest. Mansfield Town FC Mansfield Town 16:00 Stevenage FC Stevenage . They won the competition again in 2009. [88] Smith was subsequently sacked in March 2013 and replaced by Westley, returning for his third spell at the club. [130] Work began on the development in the summer of 2011,[130] and the staff began to use the complex towards the latter stages of the 2012–13 season. [115] This changed from 1980 to 1988 when the club adopted plain red shirts and white shorts,[115] although did wear an all red strip during the 1982–83 season. In order to use the live chat functionality you need to opt into live chat cookies. Welcome to Stevenage FC Foundation We are the official independent charity of Stevenage Football Club, that delivers a variety of sporting and educational based activities across Stevenage, North Hertfordshire, East Hertfordshire and Welwyn Hatfield. [115] A new crest was created in June 2019; the hart being "brought to the forefront of the new design". The terrace has a gable with a clock sitting on its roof above the half-way line,[3] as well as holding a television gantry on its roof. [62], Stevenage's first Football League fixture was against Macclesfield Town in August 2010, ending in a 2–2 draw at Broadhall Way. [57] The squad continued to perform well, winning eight consecutive games through February and March 2010,[58] and Stevenage were promoted to the Football League for the first time in the club's history with two games to spare. [45] Stimson was offered a new contract by Stevenage in October 2007,[46] but resigned the following day and subsequently joined Football League club Gillingham. [120] Opposite to the West Stand is the East Terrace, which is a covered terrace for home supporters. [65][66] Stevenage subsequently reached the League Two play-offs, finishing in sixth place. [8] Brian Williams was tasked with steadying the club following the relegation; appointed as manager in July 1988. We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. Stevenage FC, Team fromEngland. The Club Offices will be open on a limited basis, meaning the best way for supporters to get in-touch with the club is by emailing info@stevenagefc.com. In self-isolation at home in Essex, the chairman of League Two Stevenage FC, Phil Wallace, is running through the club’s finances and wondering from where the funds will come to … [115] The club reverted to stripes from 1988,[115] and the strip design has varied considerably over the years. [13] The following season, Stevenage won the Isthmian League Division One title, remaining unbeaten at home again, and were promoted to the Isthmian League Premier Division. [114][115] This crest was adjusted slightly in 2010 to remove the word 'Borough', in-line with the club's name change prior to playing in the Football League. The platform has been a vital tool in the management of our young players wellbeing, particularly during the current climate of COVID-19 [39] Despite finishing in eighth position in Stimson's first season as manager,[40] the 2006–07 campaign saw the club reach the FA Trophy final again,[41] where they came back from 2–0 down to beat Kidderminster Harriers 3–2 in front of a record FA Trophy crowd of 53,262. After School Clubs provide the perfect opportunity for young participants to develop their sporting skills with their friends from school. [51] On Westley's return, Stevenage started the season slowly before going on a 27–game unbeaten run from December to March and reached the play-offs,[52] where they lost in the semi-finals to Cambridge United, 4–3 on aggregate. [114] When the club were promoted to the Conference National in 1994, the crest was changed to the Stevenage Borough Council 'tick' in recognition of the help the club had received from the council in its rise through the leagues. £500,000 raised – opportunities to invest still available", "Saturday's FA Cup game is final chance to watch from the North Terrace", "North Stand work restarts as Stevenage FC chairman reveals hopes for investment", "North Stand Open to Season Ticket Holders this Saturday", "Bragbury End is Stevenage FC's state-of-the-art training complex", "Stevenage Borough 11–1 British Timken Athletic", "Braintree Town lose out to Ipswich Town under-23s in friendly", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Stevenage_F.C.&oldid=993253965, Association football clubs established in 1976, Articles with dead external links from February 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Pages using football kit with incorrect pattern parameters, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Directors: Stuart Dinsey, Marcus Taverner, Marc Wallace, Paul Wallace, Club Doctor: Dr Kevin Zammit, Adam Maguire, This page was last edited on 9 December 2020, at 16:52. ... renaming in Stevenage Football Club. Stevenage Athletic F.C. Proud to be a "Football for all" community club Welcome to Stevenage Borough Juniors Football Club - the largest children's football club in Stevenage! [117] The stand held a capacity of 700 people,[121] and offered facilities for disabled fans. They were renamed Stevenage Wanderers the following year, before merging with a club named Rovers, at which point the club reverted to their original name. [109] The EFL successfully appealed against the panel's sanctions on Macclesfield,[110][111][112] winning on 11 August;[113] the four suspended points were applied to the 2019–20 season, meaning Stevenage finished 23rd and so remained in League Two. 2010 - 01.06.2019. [98] With Stevenage in 16th place during the 2017–18 season, Sarll was sacked in March 2018; Wallace stating the club "had not seen the progress expected" since making a number of signings during the January transfer window. [95] First-team coach Darren Sarll took caretaker charge for the remainder of the season and was given the role on a permanent basis after helping the club secure League Two safety. [76][77][78] The club found themselves on the edge of the play-off places following a fourteen-game unbeaten run that lasted for three months. [36] The following year, however, Boro' failed to reach the play-offs after finishing sixth,[37] and Westley's contract was not renewed, ending his three-and-a-half-year reign as manager. [31] The 2003–04 season saw Boro' consolidate their position in the league, finishing in eighth position. Apprenticeships. Oi, welcome to me site m8! [26] After several weeks of uncertainty, Phil Wallace purchased the club and set about rebuilding the finances and the relationship with the local council. The collaboration aims to bring together fans of the club to play and compete with one another, continue building a fan community online, and offer prizes for participants. [2] Chairman Keith Berners,[2] and "a number of like-minded volunteers" were tasked with arranging a team to play Hitchin Town Youth at Broadhall Way in November 1976, as a "curtain-raiser" for the new club. Stevenage Town Football Club was a football club based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England.The club existed from 1894 until 1968, after which Stevenage Athletic were established.. History. [131], Stevenage's highest Football League finish was sixth place in League One during the 2011–12 season. The Foundation's work is built around two core principles - People & Potential. [29] Westley guided the club to 12th position,[30] winning eight games out of a possible 12 in the league. Main Club Switchboard: 01438 223223; Academy/Youth Department: 01438 368068 (option 2) Stevenage FC Foundation: 01438 222222; Supporter Liaison Officer: Matthew Gray (slo@stevenagefc.com) Disabled Supporter Liaison Officer: Steve Fanthorpe (dslo@stevenagefc.com) For the council, see, For a statistical breakdown by season, see, the first team to win a competitive final, winning the Isthmian League Premier Division, "Final 1995/1996 Football League Two Table", "Football: FA will rule today on Stevenage tie", "Football: Grazioli keeps Stevenage under the spotlight", "Stevenage relive the day they gave Alan Shearer and Newcastle United a shock in FA Cup", "Final 2002/2003 Football Conference Table", "Stevenage 2002/2003 results and fixtures", "Final 2003/2004 Football Conference Table", "Final 2004/2005 Football Conference Table", "Final 2005/2006 Football Conference Table", "Final 2006/2007 Football Conference Table", "Stevenage 2007/2008 results and fixtures", "Final 2008/2009 Football Conference Table", "Stevenage promoted to League One by beating Torquay", "Graham Westley named Preston boss after Stevenage compensation deal", "Stevenage appoint Gary Smith as manager", "Stevenage appoint Gary Smith as Graham Westley's successor", "Stevenage sack manager Gary Smith after 'worrying' run", "Graham Westley re-appointed as Stevenage manager", "Teddy Sheringham: Stevenage name ex-England striker as boss", "Teddy Sheringham: Stevenage sack former England striker", "Sarll and Roeder to remain in charge of management team", "Darren Sarll: Stevenage sack manager after two years in charge", "Dino Maamria: Stevenage appoint Nuneaton Town boss as manager", "Share in our future: Phil Wallace interview", "Offer closed: Over £300,000 worth of shares sold", "Dino Maamria: Stevenage sack Tunisian; Mark Sampson takes temporary charge", "Graham Westley: Stevenage reappoint former manager for fourth spell in charge", "Graham Westley: Stevenage manager resigns to end fourth spell as boss", "League One & League Two clubs vote to end seasons early", "League Two: Macclesfield deducted points but avoid relegation to National League", "Macclesfield Town: EFL to appeal against independent panel decision", "Stevenage will have chance to be heard at appeal against Macclesfield sanction", "Macclesfield Town: Stevenage blocked from contributing to League Two rivals' points appeal", "Macclesfield Town relegated after EFL wins points appeal, Stevenage reprieved", "Boro press forward with new North Stand", "Standing Shoulder to Shoulder for Stevenage", "We are getting a new North Stand! [118] A new set of floodlights were installed before the start of the club's 2007–08 campaign. Welcome to the Stevenage FC History Website, a site dedicated to the history of Stevenage FC since it’s formation in 1976. Stevenage would remain in the top tier of non-League for the following fourteen seasons, before the club eventually secured promotion to the Football League after winning the Conference Premier in the 2009–10 season. [128] Behind the stand is the supporters' club. Stevenage FC Foundation Soccer Camps are for boys and girls aged 5-12 years old of all abilities. [103], The club started the 2019–20 season without a win in the opening month of the campaign and Maamria was subsequently sacked in September 2019. [104] First-team coach Mark Sampson took caretaker charge,[104] but with the club in 23rd-place after several months under his management, Westley returned for a fourth spell in December 2019. Historical Logos. 892 talking about this. [71] In the previous round, Stevenage were drawn against Premier League club Newcastle United, whom they had previously met, and lost over two "bitter" games, during the 1997–98 season. [3] In the early 2000s, the ground was upgraded, with a new £600,000 stand opening,[3] including an executive suite underneath. The team compete in League Two, the fourth tier of the English football league system. [107][108] Stevenage were initially relegated from League Two after an independent disciplinary panel opted to deduct Macclesfield two points on 19 June, with a further four suspended, the maximum number they could deduct without relegating them, highlighting this as a key factor in the sanctions they had chosen to impose. [2][116][117] Following Stevenage's successful 1995–96 Football Conference campaign, the Hertfordshire club were denied promotion to the Football League because of insufficient ground capacity and facilities. [28] The club's fortunes changed following the appointment of Graham Westley as manager. To do this click on the cookie settings button below. [94] Sheringham was sacked in February 2016 with the club positioned in 19th. Following three promotions in four seasons in the early 1990s, the club were promoted to the Conference National in 1994. [84][85] Stevenage also reached the Fifth Round of the FA Cup for the first time in their history during the campaign, eventually losing 3–1 to Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur in a replay at White Hart Lane,[86] after the two teams drew 0–0 at Broadhall Way. [81][82] A run of four wins in their last five games meant that Stevenage finished in sixth, thus taking the final play-off place,[83] although they went on to lose by a 1–0 aggregate scoreline to Sheffield United in the semi-final. [106] The club were in last place of League Two when the season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020. Stevenage FC Foundation (Charity No: 1140006) is the official charity of Stevenage Football Club. The club has also produced a number of notable results in the FA Cup against high-profile opposition. The stand was built in 2001, costing £600,000. [2] With the council as their landlords and a refurbished stadium, Stevenage Borough took on senior status, under the management of Derek Montgomery, and joined the United Counties Football League in the same year. [100] During the 2018–19 season, Maamria's first full season in charge, the club finished 10th, one point from the play-off places. [67] The club overcame fifth-placed Accrington Stanley over two legs, winning by a 3–0 aggregate scoreline,[68][69] and faced Torquay United in the 2011 Football League Two play-off Final on 28 May 2011 at Old Trafford. [6] In their first season as a senior club, the team won the United Counties League Division One championship, scoring over a hundred goals. The club were established in 1894 as Stevenage Town. [4] Stevenage Borough Council granted consent for the club to incorporate the name "Borough" in their title and to adopt the town's civic emblem as the club badge. Alternatively, please email ifollow@efl.com - note that live chat is recommended for the quickest response on a matchday. The Foundation is working with Stevenage Borough Council and other local … General Contact Us Social Media; About Us; Jobs; Statistics; Sales; Support; Data Issues; Twitter; Facebook; In order to use the live chat functionality you need to opt into live chat cookies. [117] The South Stand is reserved for away supporters and can hold a capacity of 1,400. [7] The club also won the United Counties League Cup during the same season. I smash yer gob if you talk trash about me local soccer team, Manchester United. My name is Stevenage and I'm a local hooligan. NCS is a government backed programme, which encourages young people to gain new life skills to set them up for the next steps in their lives. Stevenage were positioned within the top six places midway through the 2012–13 season,[88] but a run of 14 losses from 18 matches from December 2012 meant the club were closer to the relegation places just three months later. [90] A further squad overhaul took place ahead of the 2013–14 season, although Stevenage were ultimately relegated back to League Two after finishing in last place in the League One standings that campaign. Alternatively, please email ifollow@efl.com - note that live chat is recommended for the quickest response on a matchday. They play their home games at Broadhall Way in Stevenage. [63] Following four defeats in six games in December 2010 and January 2011, the club found themselves in 18th position, just four points above the relegation zone. 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