The Stevenage FC ( officially Stevenage Football Club ) is an English football club based in Stevenage, after two climbs in a row from the 2011/12 season in the Football League One, the English third division, plays.
The club was founded in 1976 under the name " Stevenage Borough Football Club " and began to play mode in the lower class English amateur leagues. 1980, the club moved into his new home stadium, the Broad Hall Way, which holds about 7,100 seats, and then played in the " United Counties Football League". Four years later, the club was added to the second division of the Isthmian League and a year later was promoted to the first division. But only two years later they were relegated back to the second division. The club recovered from this setback and got 1992 in the Premier Division of the Isthmian League. 1994 Stevenage Borough was represented for the first time in the Football Conference, the one two years later even won the championship. But the club was denied promotion to the Football League Third Division, as the stadium did not meet the requirements of the professional league. In the later years the club made in the FA Cup attracted attention and lost in 1997/98 in the fourth round until the replay against the first division club Newcastle United. 2002 it was the first time in the final of the FA Trophy, but the game against Yeovil Town was lost 0:2.
2004/ 05 reached Stevenage Borough then the playoffs in the Football Conference and failed only in the final game just 0-1 against Carlisle United and missed the rise. In 2006 /07 the rise was missed, but the club won the FA Trophy for the first time with a victory in the final match against Kidderminster Harriers. In the 2008 /09 season, the club failed again in the playoffs and had to leave the precedence in the semifinals Cambridge United. A year later, Stevenage has long been the leader and managed as a master already several games before the end of the season the direct promotion to the Football League Two. The title defense of the FA Trophy, however, was missed, just barely lost to the finals against AFC Barrow. After promotion to the Football League Two, the club was renamed to its present name " Stevenage FC".
- Master of the Football Conference: 1996, 2010
- FA Trophy: 2007, 2009
- Master of the Isthmian League: 1994