1980 was the year where the FA changed the rules to award 3 points for a win, as opposed to the previous 2 points.

United Counties League Division 1 Champions


Stevenage team photo 1980

Doing the double win over…..

British Timken Athletic Away (23rd Aug) 1-2 Metcalfe, Morgan
Home (6th Dec) 11-1 Jolly, Metcalfe (3), Gittings (2), Dance,
Roberts, Daintree, Morgan
Burton Park Wanderers Home (30th Aug) 6-0 Daintree (2), McGregor, P Gittings, Peterson, Metcalfe
Away (29th Nov) 2-5 Metcalfe (2), Dance, Roberts (2)
Geddington Montrose Away (27th Sep) 2-7 Metcalfe (3), Palmer (2), P Gittings (2)
Home (31st Jan) 4-1 Jolly (2), Morgan, Metcalfe
Higham Town Away (4th Oct) 1-3 Dance, P Gittings, Hughes
Home (28th Mar) 5-1 Metcalfe (2), Allinson, Jolly (2)
Olney Town Home (11th Oct) 3-1 Dance (2), Daintree
Away (7th Feb) 0-6 Dance (3), Jolly, Montgomery, Metcalfe
Raunds Town Home (25th Oct) 3-1 Metcalfe, Jolly (2)
Away (21st Mar) 1-4 Daintree, Dance (2), Metcalfe
Cottingham Home (27th Dec) 3-2 Metcalfe, Dance, Morgan
Away (11th Apr) 2-1 Dance, Beech

On the receiving end

We weren’t!

The Kit


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