Stevenage Football Club STEVENAGE
Stevenage Borough
Ground: Broadhall Way,
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Tel: 01438 223223
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Getting there
By Car: (approx 47 miles from HW)
M40 east from Wycombe. Exit at junction 1A to join M25 towards Watford. Exit M25 at junction 21A to join A405 (signposted St Albans). Continue on A405 to Park Street roundabout, then take 3rd exit onto A414 (signposted Hatfield). After approx 5 miles take 2nd exit from roundabout to join A1(M) motorway (signposted The North). Exit A1(M) at junction 7, then at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A602 (signposted Stevenage). Stay on A602, then at the Broadhall Way roundabout take the 3rd exit towards the football ground. Check for specific or more detailed directions.
Train: Nearest station is Stevenage - approx one mile from the ground. There is a bus service from the railway station to the ground.Check for specific times and connections of trains.
Chairboy/Stevenage Connections
A selection of players who have played for both Clubs.
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Bruno Andrade - Portuguese midfielder who made 26 appearances for Wycombe as a 19 year old during the 2012/13 season while on loan from QPR. Made 19 loan appearances for Stevenage the following season while still at Loftus Road and rejoined Stevenage again on loan in February 2015. Also made a couple of loan appearances at Aldershot during the 2011/12 season.

Paul Barrowcliff - Midfielder who made six First Team appearances for the Wanderers during the 1992/93 season Conference/Trophy double season after signing from Kingstonian. Later played for Sutton United and Aylesbury United before joining newly promoted Conference side Stevenage for the start of the 1995/96 season. Went on to have two hugely successful seasons at Broadhall Way before leaving for Brentford in August 1997 for 60,000. Spent time back on loan at Stevenage from The Bees before ending his career back in non-League football with Chesham United, Slough Town and Metropolitan Police.

Drewe Broughton - Nomadic striker who spent a short spell on loan at Wycombe during the 2004/5 season from Southend United. Was at Stevenage during 2000/1 season - making six loan appearances while on the books of Peterborough United. Later clubs included Rushden and Rotherham United before signing a permanent deal for Lincoln City at the start of the 2010/11 campaign.

Dannie Bulman - Made close to 250 First Team for the Wanderers following a 10,000 move from Ashford Town in July 1998 - making his debut as 19 year old at Adams Park and scoring with his first touch. Moved to Stevenage Borough in the summer of 2004, making 80 League apps before further moves to Crawley Town and then on to Oxford United in the summer of 2009. Moved back to Crawley in September 2010, going on to add 171 more senior appearances before switching to Wimbledon in the summer of 2014.

Stuart Cash - Defender who was in Wycombe's FA Trophy winning side of 1991 whilst on loan from Nottingham Forest. Later went on to have a two year spell with Chesterfield before a brief return to Wycombe in August 1994 but failed to make a First Team app and joined Stevenage. Made five appearances for Boro before departing in November 1994. In 1997 joined then Isthmian League side Aldershot Town and went on to become assistant to Manager George Borg. Also played League football for Rotherham and Brentford during loan spells from Nottingham Forest.

Darius Charles - Defender who made close to 170 appearances for Stevenage during a five year spell commencing at the start of the 2010/11 season. Had an unproductive spell at Burton Albion before a loan spell with Wimbledon led to a permanent move in May 2016. Signed for Wanderers on a free in May 2018 and although missing much of his first season at Adams Park due to injury, battled back to earn a First Team place become a fans favourite. Released by Wycombe in May 2021 and subsequently returned to Wimbledon.

Anthony Grant - Defender who spent the 2006/7 season on loan at Wycombe from Chelsea - making 49 First Team appearances under Paul Lambert. Made five appearances for Luton Town, also on loan from Chelsea, the following season before switching to Southend United on loan for the second-half of the 2007/8 season and then making the deal permanent in August 2008. Totalled more than 150 apps for Southend before spending the 2012/13 at Stevenage - making 45 apps in all competitions. Left Boro after one season, going on to spend two seasons at Crewe Alexandra and then a move to Port Vale in June 2015. Also played made two appearances for Oldham on loan while at Chelsea prior to joining Wycombe.

Gavin Grant - Forward who made 14 Conference appearances for Stevenage during the 2007/8 season while on loan from Millwall. Signed by Peter Taylor at Wycombe on a free transfer from The Lions in the summer of 2008 having made just one Football League start following a move from Gillingham at the end of the 2004/5 season. Made ten League appearances for The Wanderers at the start of the 2008/9 campaign before being forced to leave the game due to 'personal problems'. Had a brief spell at Bradford City, also under Peter Taylor, during the 2009/10 season before a criminal conviction for murder ended his football career.

Charlie Griffin - Spent an injury hit 18 months at Wycombe after joining from Forest Green Rovers in May 2005. Loaned back to Forest Green at the start of the 2006/7 campaign before being released in January 2007 and going on to join Newport County. Bagged 26 goals in 49 apps for County and then more than 20 for Salisbury City during the 2008/9 season before signing for Stevenage on a free transfer in May 2009. Scored 16 times for Borough in the season they gained promotion to the Football League.

Steve Guppy - A Wanderers legend having spent five successful years with the Wycombe between 1989 and 1994. Left Wycombe for Newscastle United at the start of the 1994/5 season before lenghty spells with Port Vale, Leicester City and Celtic. Returned to Wycombe under John Gorman during the 2004/5 season before opting to continue his career in the USA. Returned to the UK to play for Stevenage during the 2006/7 season before heading back to the States to take up a coaching role.

David Stockdale - Goalkeeper who made five appearances on loan at Stevenage from Wycombe during February 2021 and earning plaudits for impressive performances, including a last minute penalty save v Crawley to ensure a 1-0 victory. The former Birmingham City originally had two short loan spells with Wycombe during 2018/19 and 2019/20 before a permanent move prior to the start of the 2020/21 campaign in the Championship.

Stuart Lewis - Midfielder who played 30 Conference games for Borough in 2007 having previously had a brief spell at Barnet and following time in the youth system at Tottenham Hotspur. Signed by Gillingham in January 2008 by former Boro boss Mark Stimson. Gained promotion to 'League One' with The Gills in May 2009 before a move to Dagenham & Redbridge a year later. Initially joined Wanderers on loan in November 2010 after falling out of favour with then Daggers boss John Still. Went on to sign a permanent deal with Wycombe in the January 2011 transfer window and by the end of the 2013/14 season had totalled 160 apps for Wanderers. Found First Team opportunuties under Gareth Ainsworth diminishing the following season and eventually left on a free in January 2015 for Conference South side Ebbsfleet United.

John Mousinho - Switched to Stevenage in the summer of 2010 despite being offered a new contract with the Wanderers. Originally joined Wycombe in June 2008 on a free from Brentford.

John Nutter - Former Blackburn Rovers trainee who joined Wycombe during the 2000/01 season and was given his Football League debut on his only Wycombe apperance in February 2001 as Lawrie Sanchez rested players ahead of the FA Cup Quarter-Final tie with Leicester City. Switched to Aldershot Town in the summer of 2001, where he went on to spend three seasons. Signed for Grays Athletic in the summer of 2004 - making 40 Conference appearances before moving to Stevenage in July 2006. Joined Gillingham in January 2008 following a loan spell from Stevenage.

Luke Oliver A former Youth teamer with the Wanderers who made his League debut as a substitute in April 2003 under Lawrie Sanchez. Made a further three sub appearances before moving to the Conference with Woking in February 2004. A fairly successful spell at Woking brought him to the attention of Football League scouts and he moved to Yeovil Town in the summer of 2005 but he struggled to make First Team football (just three sub apps) and was loaned back to Woking before signing for Stevenage in January 2006. Peter Taylor brought him back to Wycombe in January 2009 where he went on to break into the First Team. Followed Taylor to Bradford City in March 2010 on loan and later as a permanent deal.

David Perpetuini - Defender who made 2 appearances for Wycombe after transfering from Gillingham in January 2005. A former trainee at Watford - making 19 League apps for The Hornets before a three and a half year spell with The Gills. Joined Walsall on a free from Wycombe in March 2005 and made 7 apps before leaving at the start of the following campaign to join Stevenage. Spent a season with Boro before a spell with Rushden & Diamonds and then various non-League sides, including Kettering Town, Barton Rovers and Aylesbury.

Darren Rogers - Former West Brom defender who made two loan appearances at Wycombe during the 1993/94 season while on the books of Birmingham City. Moved to Walsallin the summer of 1994 and made 54 League apps before joining Stevenage Borough in October 1997. However his time at Boro was cut short by a injury after just 12 Conference appearances.

Mark Rogers - Popular defender at Wycombe Wanderers under Lawrie Sanchez at Wycombe between 1999 and 2004. Made 179 First Team apps during his time at Adams Park and also gain international honours for his home country, Canada.

Alex Samuel - Striker who joined Wycombe from Stevenage on a free transfer in August 2018 at the age of 22-years-old. The Welsh born player had previously played for Swansea City at U23 level before time with Newport County where he played in The Exiles side that dramatically avoid relegation from the Football League on the final day of the season. Signed a two-year deal with Stevenage in May 2017 but was unable to gain regular First Team football before his move to Adams Park.

Jason Soloman - Former England Youth International who Martin O'Neill paid 10,000 to Watford for in March 1995. Scored one goal in his 13 Second Division games for Wycombe before being released at the end of following season. Joined Wrexham at the start of the 1996/1997 season, playing two games before joining Fulham on a non-contract basis where he went on to make 4 League appearances. Joined Stevenage in 1997, going on to make 53 First Team apps before taking a break from the playing side in 1998. Returned to playing with Barnet in 2002 before a permament retirement in 2004 aged 34. Also played on loan for Peterborough United during the 1994/95 season while at Watford.

Simon Stapleton - Popular midfielder at Wycombe from the Martin O'Neill years - making 260 appearances between 1989 and 1996 where he was part of the Wycombe squad that won promotion to the Football League and reached two FA Trophy finals. Joined Stevenage midway through the 1997/98 season, spending nearly three years with the then Conference side. Originally played professional football at Bristol Rovers.

Mark Westhead - Goalkeeper with the Wanderers between 1998 and 2001. Signed as back-up for Martin Taylor during the close season of 1998 having previously been on the professional books at Oldham Athletic and also played for Telford United in the Conference. Was called upon to make a surprise Wycombe debut in the league game at Burnley in September 1998 and also in the League Cup tie at Middlesbrough. Both performances earned him rave reviews but the form of first choice 'keeper Martin Taylor meant that further chances were rare and he was released by Lawrie Sanchez in May 2001. After a spell with Leigh RMI, spent three years with Stevenage, making 53 First Team apps until departing in 2005.

Gary Wraight - A former Wycombe Youth Team player who was signed on a professional contract in the summer of 1997. The midfielder was called upon to make his First Team debut during the 2-1 home defeat to Wigan Athletic in January 1998. Made nine further First Team appearances during the 1998/99 season. Moved to then Conference Stevenage Borough in September 1999 on a free after failing to make an impression on new Wycombe Manager Lawrie Sanchez. Spent two seasons with Boro - making 35 Conference appearances and scoring three times.

Other player connections include:
Steve Arnold, Dean Bowditch, Jon Brady, Kevin Dillon, Adam El-Abd, James Ferry, Anthony Jeffrey, Rowan Liburd, Michael Love, Craig Mackail-Smith and Alex Revell.

Also some management and coaching connections:
Richard Hill - Assistant Manager to John Gregory at Wycombe between October 1996 and February 1998. Managed Stevenage between 1998 and 2000.
Gary Smith - Appointed Stevenage Manager in January 2012 following the departure of Graham Westley. Had a two year playing spell with the Wanderers in the early 1990's, making 87 First Team appearances and scoring four times before leaving at the end of the 1991/92 following an injury hit season.
Peter Taylor - Short spell as Manager at Stevenage prior to joining the Wanderers in May 2008. Sacked by Wycombe in October 2009, five months after taking the Club to promotion from 'League Two'.
Wayne Turner - Brief spell as Assistant Manager to Neill Smillie at Wycombe between March 1998 and August 1998. The former Luton Town, Coventry City and Brentford midfielder went on to join the coaching staff at Peterborough United before managing Stevenage between February 2002 and February 2003.
Graham Westley - Made 20 Conference appearances for the Wanderers during the 1987/88 season aged 20. Played for numerous other non-League clubs before injury cut his playing career short. After moving into Management, switched to Stevenage in January 2003 where he went on to spend close to four years before moving to Rushden. Moved back to Stevenage in May 2008. Left Stevenage in January 2012 to join Preston North End but returned again in 2013 after his dismissal at Deepdale. Left Boro at the end of 2014/15 season after seeing his side lose in the Play-Off semi-finals to Southend. Appointed as Peterborough United Manager in September 2015.
Chairboys all-time record against Stevenage
Sat, Oct 2, 2010 FL3 A W 2-0 3,384
Sat, Mar 12, 2011 FL3 H L 0-1 4,453
Sat, Dec 31, 2011 FL2 H L 0-1 4,942
Sat, Mar 31, 2012 FL2 A D 1-1 3,593
Sat, Aug 23, 2014 FL3 A W 3-1 2,832
Sat, Feb 28, 2015 FL3 H D 2-2 3,664
Sat, Oct 17, 2015 FL3 A L 1-2 3,292
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 FL3 H W 1-0 3,715
Sat, Sep 17, 2016 FL3 H W 1-0 3,181
Sat, Feb 11, 2017 FL3 A L 0-3 2,602
Sat, Dec 9, 2017 FL3 A D 0-0 2,430
Sat, May 5, 2018 FL3 H W 1-0 8,802
Tue, Oct 8, 2019 FLT1 H L 0-1 766
Tue, Aug 24, 2021 FLC2 A D 2-2* 3,292
Tue, Sep 20, 2022 FLT1 A L 0-3 717
Tue, Oct 10, 2023 FLT1 A W 1-0 906
Sat, Nov 11, 2023 FL2 H L 0-1 4,936
Sat, Feb 24, 2024 FL2 A L 0-1 4,660

FL3 = Football League Division Three/'League Two'
FL2 = Football League Division Two/'League One'
FLT = Football League Trophy
FLC = Football League Cup
* = won 5-3 on spot-kicks
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