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Big Match Preview: Stevenage v Cheltenham

31 December 2017

Match Previews

Big Match Preview: Stevenage v Cheltenham

31 December 2017

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Everything you need to know..

  • Key Matchday Info...

Tickets are available at advance prices until midnight on Sunday at

Matchday tickets are also available from the turnstiles or Ticket Office for both Stevenage and Cheltenham supporters.

Check out our First Time Guide, aimed at providing all the vital information for first time home AND away supporters.

Robins - take a look at our Away Fans section of the website ahead of tomorrow's game.

Look out for our new Astute Family Challenge at half-time… All the details here.

Continue your player sticker collection this weekend with two stickers supplied with every matchday programme. Make sure you buy a copy of our Sticker Poster too, which has the sticker poster included.

The Broadhall Suite will only be open to both home and away fans from midday.

The Club Shop & Ticket Office are open from midday through until kick-off.

Free parking is available across the A602 in Fairlands Valley car park. Please note not to park in the nearby retail parks.

Get to the game with our Arriva Shuttle Bus service which runs from the Bus and Railway Station to The Lamex Stadium for just £1.50 return.

The bus leaves the stations at 12:54, 13:19, 13:44, 14:09 & 14:34 before the game and then at 16:40, 17:00, 17:20 & 17:45 from the stadium.

Any questions or queries? Please let us know and don't hesitate to ask.

  • Onto the game…

With 2017 now in the books, Boro fans, staff and players alike will be hoping that the New Year will bring new fortune as a run of one win in twelve league games has seen Stevenage slide down the Sky Bet League Two table.

Most of the teams problems have come on the road, as home form has been solid, if not spectacular. It has been seven games since Boro have tasted defeat at the Lamex Stadium, a run stretching back to the middle of October.

Just past the mid point of the season, Darren Sarll's side sit ten points from the play-offs and ten points from the relegation zone.

Sat firmly in midtable but with nothing certain and anything still possible - last season's late push up the table is still very much fresh in the memory.

Cheltenham are just one point ahead of Stevenage having turned around their desperate early season form in impressive fashion. 

The Robins come into the game on the back of a disapointing two game home stand, just one point picked up at the LCI Rail Stadium against Yeovil and Cheltenham.

They did however pick up a win on their last outing away, a 2-0 triumph at Barnet just before Christmas.

  • Team news…

With just 48 hours inbetween games, there is bound to be some knocks and bruises carried over from the defeat at Crawley.

Both Terence Vancooten and Danny Newton could make their returns to the squad though after picking up knocks in the Boxing Day game at Sincil Bank. 

  • Previous meetings...

Through 14 games between Stevenage and Cheltenham, it is all square between the two sides with 4 wins, 5 draws and 4 defeats apiece.

In recent years though, Boro have had their way with the Robins with 5 wins and 1 draw in the last 6 meetings.

  • Last time we met...

  • Can’t make it to The Lamex?

Live match commentary will be available for this game so make sure you subscribe to the new Stevenage iFollow service. If you are based outside of the UK & Ireland, you can stream the game LIVE! 

iFollow subscribers will also be able to access full match highlights along with all the post-match reaction.

Always stay locked into our Twitter feed on a matchday - it is the #1 place for all the latest from the Lamex.


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