Pilgrims' Fans on the Net
Now's your chance to let the world know you support the best team in
Lincolnshire! Many other team pages have a list of their supporters on the Net
so let's have a go at our own.
I have now introduced an anti-spam measure. Some nasty people out there
have created computer programs that automatically search web pages for e-mail
addresses. They use the addresses they find to spew out junk mail. So to
disguise your e-mail addresses I have replaced the @ symbol by a # and the .
by a +. Because you are all intelligent people, you should be able to get back
to the real address fairly easily so you can get in touch with your friends,
and it should help to cut down on the spam e-mails you receive.
- We are up to 686 fans on-line at present.
- How far away is our furthest supporter? (Currently Charlie Blakey in Dunedin, New Zealand - 11,779 miles away)
- Will you find that long lost friend?
- Will the Lincolnshire Standard write an article about us? (Yes! See page 7
of the 13th November 1997 edition)
If you want to add your name to the list then sign up
Recent Additions / Amendments
Jane Hoyes, Ian Hunt, Mark Isaac, David Lee Chi Kin, Elliott Lowe, David Mitchell,
Ella Moody, Bethany Rayner.
- Les Aaron (drlesaaron#yahoo+com)
How do. My name's Les and I live in the Antartic - does that make me the
furthest away Utd fan? (No, it's only 9872 miles to the South Pole from
York Street, just head south and keep going! - KF). I'm currently doing
research into the melting of the polar ice caps. I don't get to see many
matches as you might imagine, but I follow the team from the website. Best
of luck to the team and let's hope division 2 welcomes us next year -
- Rupert Abbott (winkle_no1#yahoo+com)
Greetings to all you Boston Utd fans out there. My name's Rupert, more
commonly known as 'Winkle'. I am a 25 year old resident of Boston and
spend most of my time (when not watching Boston Utd), pickling eggs and
updating my family tree, as well as working part time as a Shaolin monk.
My favourite players are Paul Ellender and Daryl Clare. Best of luck to
the team for the end of the season and let's hope we can fend off the
(Dirty!!) Daggers, to win the Conference league title. P.S. If you are
reading this and are the nice girl who works in the refreshment stall in
the Finnforest stand, please drop me a line.
- Albert Abcock (albert#jinglyjangly+co+uk)
Hiya all, Boston United is my life! I have just recently painted my
outside lavvy in the Pilrim's colours. My 6 month old daughter is call
Claire, my dog Evans and I have a wonderfull collection of hard boiled
eggs painted with the faces of the Boston players: Paul Bastock looks the
best but Charlery has been scrambled! I go to all the home games and you
can see me near the players tunnel each time because everywhere else is
too noisey because of all the shouting! COME ON BOSTON!
- Paul Adams (pjadams#onenet+au)
I live in Perth, Western Australia. In 1967 my parents came to Australia
from Boston. My Dad played in goal for United reserves in the 1950s, his
name is John Adams. I last saw United play in 1975 when we came for a
family holiday, the game was a two all draw against Great Harwood! I
still have family in Boston and keep in touch with them.
- Edward Addis (edwardinbed#hotmail+com)
I am 16 years of age and I like playing football as well as watching it.
- Dawn Addison (Paul#PMasterman+fsnet+co+uk)
I started watching Boston about 2 years ago, when my boyfriend Paul got
me into them. He's got me hooked and I'm nearly as big a fan as him. I
go to every home game and a few away games too. My fave player is Mark
- Rich Addison (steve.addison#btinternet+com)
I followed my sister Dawn into supporting The Pilgrims and now I think
they are the best. Grantham suck!!
- Liam Addlesee (addlesee#madhouse+com)
I am 12 years old, although I was born in Luton I have followed the
Pilgrims through rain or shine since I was born. My favorite player is
Bazza. I am a Townender and on Saturday afternoons my hobby is plastering
Boston stickers all over away grounds, and I hate Granfum as much as I
- Marc Addlesee (addlesee#madhouse+com)
I live in Dunstable, Beds. I am 10 years old. I follow BOSTON all over
the country. I play football for Luton Town centre of excellence but one
day I hope to play for Boston. When I was 4 years old I was Boston's
mascot when they played Macclesfield at home. My gran and grandad live
near Boston and my dad was born there and they are United supporters.
- Stig Aksnes (joergenvaag#hotmail+com)
I am the biggest Pilgrims` Fan up here where the polar bears live. I am
freezing my butt up here. I`ll say the Pilgrims will win the Champions
Leage in five years. Greetings from Norway. We love you. Keep up the good
- Jez Albert (flightdeck+fares#going-places+co+uk)
Always fond of Boston United since the FA Trophy final of 85 v
- Tim Allen (tim+a+allen#uk+pwcglobal+com)
I was extremely lucky in the fact that I was born in Boston 24 years ago.
Alas I now live in London but obviously frequently return to Boston to
sample the internationally renowned nightlife and to the Mecca of
football, York Street to watch the sensational pilgrims. Have seen a few
of the matches this season and surely if we continue like this then
league football beckons!
- Dale Allitt (dale#allitt+freeserve+co+uk)
I was born in Boston and although I moved to Nottingham I continued to
support the Pilgrims. Since moving back to the area I have tried to get
to as many games as possible. After a couple of season finishing second
this must be the one where we get promoted don't you all agree?
- Alan Anderson (shalan#uk+packardbell+org)
I am 32 years old, married with two children. I moved from Scotland to
Kirton two years ago after leaving the army. I work for Geest in
Spalding. I went to my first Boston match just after Steve took over,
and haven't missed a game since then.
- Jack Anderson (jon.anderson7869#freeserve+net)
I am not even two years old yet but I will soon be at York Street to
cheer on the boys. I will be standing with my dad and papa.
- Jon Anderson (jon.anderson7065#freeserve+net)
I have followed Boston for a few years now, even though I live down
south I get to as many home games as possible and stand in the famous
TOWNEND with me dad. COME ON UNITED. BOSTON UNITED. BOSTON UNITED.
- Scott Ansley (phatuuk#hotmail+com)
Hi! I'm a 16 yr old Pilgrims' fan from Rotherham. I have followed them
since I was 12 due to my grandad supporting them. I've only ever been to
one match though which was against Doncaster Rovers at Doncaster in which
boston won.... I hope Boston carry on their success and head into
- Steve Appleyard (srapple#tiscali+co+uk)
I am a 35yr old football fanatic. I am married with 2 children aged 7 &
3. I work in the garage trade in Boston and attend as many home games as
I can with my 8 yr old daughter. Hope to see Division 3 football at York
Street one day.
- Laura Appleyard (srapple#tiscali+co+uk)
I really like Daryl Clare and Bazza and wish them luck this season. Hope
to see our boss back soon. I am 8 years old and love Boston and Leeds and
I hope we stay at York Street and bring back more silverware. I also love
S Club and Looking in the Mirror.
- Alison Arbon (ali2001vg#hotmail+com)
I have been a fan of Boston Utd for about 6 years. Years ago my mum went
to see them at Wembley. My mate works in Boston and goes to the matches.
- Daniel Ashton (palada#ashlea44+freeserve+co+uk)
My dad goes to see the Pilgrims every home game, I'm only 3 so I'm a bit
too young to go to a full game, but mum takes me to York Street to see
the last 10 minutes of play while we wait for dad. I can understand the
game a little, the men in yellow are Boston 'cos dad has told me to
shout "come on you yellows" and I'm not sure why the supporters insist
on calling the man in black rude names, but mum said that it will all
become clearer as I get older, whatever that means! Good luck to Steve
and the boys for a memorable first season back in the Conference and
hopefully Division 3 in the near future!
- Daz Auty (dauty#pcpro-gb+de)
I've lived in Boston since I was 12 and have watched and supported Boston
Utd since then. I went to school at Kitwood boys and left at 16 to join
the army. After training I was posted to Germany and I have been in Menden
Dortmund and now Paderborn since 1987. Within that period I've been to Cyprus
twice and Northern Ireland once, all 6 month tours. In July I'm due to be
posted back to the UK to be a sergeant instructer in Bovington, Dorset.
I'm married with 3 kids - 2 girls and boy. My son Jay was born on 01/01/2000
and he will be an avid Boston supporter like myself. When I am on leave I
always watch them and take my 5 year old daughter Tara with me. I know Andrew
Stanhope very well - it's a Wigtoft thing. Up the Pilgrims.
- David Avison (mavison#lineone+net)
I'm a Lincoln City And Pilgrims fan From Woodhall Spa.
- Neil Avison (boston#ic24+net)
I have been a Pilgrims fan for 30 years now, and over the years have seen
some good players (and some awful). Steve Evans has got a good squad
together so Conference beware.
- Adrian Baily (Abaily#aol+com)
I was born and raised in Boston, where most of my family still live. I
was an avid Pilgrims fan until I left to go to college at Coventry in
1988. I then moved to Bristol (129 miles from York Street as the Martin
Hardy clearance flies) where I still live. While temporarily working on
a development project in Seattle, Washington USA, I found the site
invaluable in keeping up-to-date with United news. I also found an old
friend of mine living in Boston, Massachusetts via the site and was able
to meet up for lunch.
- Leah Bailey (Leah+Bailey#btinternet+com)
I have liked Boston properly since Joby joined. Although I have followed
the results for a while (along with Grantham and Billinghay Athletic!)
I'm 15. I live in Billinghay.
Lincoln City are good too.
- Matt Bailey (v2k#supanet+com)
I am fan of the Pilgrims, and always will be. Come on lads, keep up the
good work. We can get to the Football league and teach them how to play
proper football. Bring it home Boys! If we move stadium make sure the
Town End is rebuilt!
- Daz Bain (daz+kate#ic24+net)
I have been a Pilgrims supporter for 18 Years - I stood at the Townend
when there was only a dozen or so in the early eighties. Memorable games
- all leading up to the Wembley final especially Blyth at home, Sheffield
Utd and Bury in the Cup.
- Mike Bain (mikebain#excite+co+uk)
Born in Boston in '43 and educated at Park Rd Sch and the Grammar Sch. A
regular Pilgrims home supporter - (even went to White Hart Lane and the
Baseball ground for the cup games) before leaving the area in '58.
Currently married with grown-up family and in business in Runcorn,
Cheshire. Looking forward to seeing United at Chester City next season!
- Dave Baines (dwb#dcs+ed+ac+uk)
Born and raised in Boston, I was a regular at York Street from the 67/68
to 74/75 seasons. I left to go to University in London and then moved up
to Edinburgh (241 miles from York Street) about 14 years ago so I've not
seen many games in recent years.
- Judie Baines-Dinning (RABBD#aol+com)
I have been a Boston Utd fan since I was 11 years old (a long time). I
moved away from Boston when I was 17 yrs old but have now moved back to
Lincolnshire and live not far away, in Bourne. So I bring my 11 yr old
daughter Alys, to the matches whenever I can. Living in a house full of
Arsenal fans we put up with a lot of stick but still love The Pilgrims
- Jason Bains (jason+bains#virgin+net)
I have lived in the area all my life, first at Splisby now Old Leake.
Played local and Lincolnshire league football for Spilsby since I left
school and have always followed the Pilgrims. This season I have only
missed a couple of home games and made the trip to Dagenham the other
night. Next season I intend to buy a season ticket even if we are not
- Sue Baker (jackiesue22#netscapeonline+co+uk)
When I lived in Boston I used to go to as many matches as possible, now
that I am living in London it is obviously more difficult. However I
always listen to the results on Saturdays to see how they are doing and
I'm looking forward to going to see them when they play teams in our
area this season.
- Besmir Bala (besmir1#yahoo+com)
I'm a 17 year old student and I also support Arsenal.
- Simon Balsom (balsom#qualitynet+net)
Now living in Kuwait (you may have heard of it), I became a fan in the
late 70's in the days of Jim Kabia et al. Didn't we think they'd go up
every year!? Best match: when we came back from 0-2 to beat Wigan 4-2.
Best moment: when Gerry Stewart (gk) scored from a free kick in our
half! I have educated the guys out here, and there is some respect for
the Pilgrims around the poolside out in Kuwait! The only match I'll see
this season will be on Boxing Day vs. York City. It will be a first
football match for my 4 year old son, Oliver, and also for my 72 year old
Dad, Jim. What a day it will be! Will I get the Replica Shirts in time?
- Louise Barber (barber#newyork97+freeserve+co+uk)
I have followed Boston United for some time now, and hope they have
every success in the future, hopefully resulting in promotion from the
- Martyn Barber (GB805830#ntu+ac+uk)
I've supported the Pilgrims for about 5 years now. I now go to
University in Nottingham but I come back to watch as many matches as
possible. Good luck for next season lads!!!
- Linda Barclay (aka krazy keeper) (krazykeeper#goalkeepers-uk+com)
I am the proud sponsor of the Fans page on the impressive Pilgrims web
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- Jez Barham (jezbarham#btopenworld+com)
I'm 14 and I have just started to support Boston Utd. I really hope we
are going to clinch promotion to Division 3.
- Steven Barker (s+barker-96#student+lut+ac+uk)
My family are all from Boston, and I was born there, although I now live
in Woodhall Spa (14 miles from York Street) and go to university in
Loughborough. I have to admit that my first team is actually Man Utd,
though I've been watching Boston since the age of five.
- Andy Barlow (andy#boston7+freeserve+co+uk)
I first went to York Street when I was eleven and ever since have been a
firm supporter. Hopefully I will be part of the BUFC quiz team to be
entered in the Boston and District 1999/2000 quiz league so watch this
- Rob Barnard (brian+barnard#tesco+net)
Me and Stephen Wood have been to every home game in the 2001-2002 season.
We went to see 5 away games and we are proud to support Boston United as
we'd rather be a Pilgrim than an Imp.
- Tara Barnett (labarnett#btinternet+com)
I have supported Boston for 11 years now and I am the ball girl for them,
which I really love doing. I just thought I would say a great bid good
luck to Steve Evans and to all the players at Boston United. GOOD LUCK!
- Kevin Barney (kevinb#revolutionsoccer+net)
I am from Boston, Massachusetts, USA and I am also a Boston United Fan.
I work in the front office for a professional team here in New England.
Following United team mainly through the web, but am going to try and
make it over to a match this year!
- Nick Barsley (nick#pmfmez+com)
I am 19 and I have supported Boston United for eight years. I'm happy to
see Boston finally get into the Football League.
- Geoffrey Barta (jbarta#holly+colostate+edu)
Hello, my name is Geoff and I am from Fort Collins, Colorado USA were I
attend Colorado State University. I have been passionate about soccer
for as long as I can remember but it was not until World Cup '98 that I
discovered the greatness of the English game. I have been following
English football ever since and about midway through last season I
stumbled upon The Pilgrims over the internet, and was thrilled by their
championship season. Now I am hooked on the Pilgrims, and looking
forward to seeing them in the Football League!
- Cara Barwick (luke+gauntlett#virgin+net)
Been a keen fan for three seasons. Being a young lady I enjoy the
combination of sport and young men!
- Craig Barwick (luke+gauntlett#virgin+net)
Started to support the Pilgrims when I played against the U 11 juniors
before the 97/98 home game against Lancaster. I now go to as many games
- Paul Bastock (baz#thebastocks+freeserve+co+uk)
Yes it's me. Bazza - Boston's number one keeper & fan. Keep up the great
support, we all really appreciate you all behind us.
- Ian Bates (Ianbates#easicom+com)
Supporter of the other great team in gold & black. Moved to Boston in
1991, Townender ever since. Proud sponsor of Steve "GOD" Evans kit for
- Chris Battle (chris+18battle#talk21+com)
I live in Boston. I know Bazza because I was working with him at one
time at a nursing home. And I love Boston United.
- Andy Beal (ajbeal#supanet+com)
I currently live in Peterborough, but have followed United from around
the world. I run my own club now P & T Panthers in the Junior
alliance league here in Peterborough so I can't follow Boston as often as
I would like. Married with five kids of whom all, apart from the wife
support United. Attended Kitwood Boys School between 73 and 78 so anybody
who remembers please get in touch.
- Kevin Beard (kevbeard#4unet+co+uk)
I live in Wainfleet and work for Batemans Brewery.
Although I am originally from Liverpool and support Everton I have been
to most of Boston United's home games for the last ten years, which
nearly makes me a true supporter. Good luck to the Pilgrims in the
- Nathan Bee (jbee118#aol+co+uk)
I am 10 years old. My hobbies are banger racing, football and playing on
my playstation. I go to all the home games and we try to get to away
matches as often as we can.
- Craig Bell (cragzybell17#hotmail+com)
I love comin' to watch the lads - standing in the town end and singing my
heart out with my mates. It's great - especially when we are top of the
league! You better believe it! My favourite players for the Pilgrims are
Anthony 'eldinio' Elding and BIG BALD BAZZA!!!!!
- Isaac Bell (iky1966#hotmail+com)
I am a farmer from Boston area who watches Boston when ever I get the
- Kelvin Bell (dieselboy66#hotmail+com)
I moved from Boston 13 years ago to live in Newcastle upon Tyne but I've
never stopped following the Pilgrims.
- Ted Benton (swbenton#aol+com)
I'm eleven years old and I go to The Giles School. I've supported the
Pilgrims for five years now. I play for Boston Juniors and I play in
defence. My two favourite players are Simon Weatherstone and now Stuart
- Adam Berry (bezaberry#simpsons+com)
I am 13 and I live in Coningsby.
- Jonathan Berry (Berry#netscapeonline+co+uk)
I'm fifteen years old and live for United. I only missed two games last
season. Favourite players: Bastock, De Souza and Rennie. I, like many other
United supporters, think that Steve Evans is GOD! We will win the Conference
even if it takes us a couple of seasons.
- Jan-Willem Besuijen (w+j+besuijen#kub+nl)
Hello Pilgrims' fans! I like little (no offence!) English football clubs,
because they play the real football. That's why I visited this great site.
Something about myself: I am 21 years old and I support Willem II, the
best Dutch league side. I live in Tilburg and I am at Tilburg University
to study Arts. I hope it will be a fantastic season for Boston, ze
hebben een speciaal plekje in mijn hart (they have a special place in my
- Ray and Cheryl Bilbie (raybilbie#hotmail+com)
We are from Nottingham and our home side is Forest but we like to watch
grass roots football, so on Sat 6th Oct we came to watch the Pilgrims
v Scarborough. We were impressed by the facilities at York St, there are
worse grounds in the Football League. The fans were great and the team
look promising. We went in the supporters' bar and watched the England
game on the big screen. The people of Boston made us so welcome that we
will be regular visitors to the club in the future. GOOD LUCK BOSTON!
- Andy Birkett (stuart#birkettbur+freeserve+co+uk)
I'm now a hardy Yorkshire lad, but was born in Boston and lived there for
18 years. I've been following the boys in amber and black for about 5 years
now, and I'm convinced 99/2000 is THE season. It's good to get back to
Boston and see the Pilgrims play, as I get more than a little tired of
hearing about Leeds and Bradford City... it makes a change to see some real
- Katherine Birkett (stuart#birkettbur+freeserve+co+uk)
Sister of Andy and Philip on this page. I am a fairly new fan of the
Pilgrims. I hope one day (soon) to see Boston in the Conference and then
after that, who knows? Good luck Boston, this season and forever!
- Phil Birkett (stuart#birkettbur+freeserve+co+uk)
I've lived in Boston all my life and have been cheering the Pilgrims on
since the 96/97 season. Brother of Andy (also listed here), he took me
to my first game: the home defeat against Barrow. I've never looked
back. To the Conference and beyond!
- Martyn Bishop (Martyn.Bishop#btinternet+com)
I'm a Bostonian by birth and have supported Utd (on and off) since
watching them as a 9 year old with my dad in 1958. I now watch them with
my 2 sons (3rd generation supporters!) who are following on in the
- Nick Bishop (nickbishop#lycos+co+uk)
I've supported the Pilgrims since the age of about 9, when my dad took me
to York street for the first time. In the 2000/2001 season I attended
every home game and a handful of away games. However, this season I've
been unable to attend the majority of games due to me being away at uni.
Will always follow the Pilgrims and keep sporting the shirt where ever I
go. Sing your hearts for the lads!!!
- Nathan Black (nab92721#yahoo+com)
Hello out there! I was born in Boston and have lived there most of my
life. University finally dragged me away, but I have now returned to
Boston. I live a street away from the ground and now work for the Boston
Standard as a reporter.
Up the Pilgrims!
- Ady Blackamore (ablackamore#aol+com)
I was born in Boston went to Tower Road then Kittwood Boys. I used to go
and watch Boston in my teenage years, even sneaked in over the
Gliderdrome many times. Then shortly after Wembley stopped going. A few
months ago I started to watch THE PILGRIMS again with my 6 year old son
Macaulay and I must say I was impressed and carried on going. I was there
to see history in the making at Hayes (was you) and enjoyed every minute of
it even the rain. What a day out. JUST GOT TO SAY WELL DONE TO THE BOYS AND
THE MAIN MAN STEVIE EVANS YOU'VE DONE BOSTON PROUD. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK.
Me and my boy are proud to stand at the town end and sing our hearts out for
the lads. You can count on our support. One more thing, see you daggers,
you're not even in our league. Cheer up Gary Hill, what can it mean (YOU
KNOW THE REST LADS).
- Ian Blackamore (KAZZIAN#kbarnett+fsbusiness+co+uk)
Boston born and bred, first went with my Dad to York St in the fifties,
watched them again in West Midland League, NPL, Alliance etc. Lost faith
in the late eighties, with a series of poor managers the club seemed to
lack ambition. Returned when I thought, first Mel Sterland then Greg Fee
was the man, but now I know, Steve Evans, he's 'The Man'. Happy memory,
Portsmouth in the F.A. Cup, despite losing, getting evicted from the
ground and having to get back in, a great day, helped "T-Rex" roadies to
take gear into Gliderdrome and got free tickets. Now stand with my son
behind Skull and Crossbones flag.
- Justin Blackamore (KAZZIAN#kbarnett+fsbusiness+co+uk)
I am 14 years old and go to the Giles School. I have supported Boston Utd
for around 4 years now. I go to all the home games and have watched them
away several times. I like to stand in the Town End, usually with my Dad,
with my skull and crossbones flag. I hope one day to see the "Pilgrims"
in the Football League.
- Simon Blackburn (simonjblackburn#another+com)
I live in Nottingham and I support Boston United and Nottingham Forest!
My favourite player is "Bazza".
- Charlie Blakey (alfandcharlie#clear+net+nz)
Moved to New Zealand in 1996 and live in Dunedin in the South Island (11779
miles from York Street). Have followed the Pilgrims since I was 10 in the
days of Kevin Hector & Co. I might have to lay claim to the remotest
fan award. Best moment was Bob Lee's goal against Altrincham which took us
to the FA Trophy final in 1985.
- Colin Bland (colin#fastlane+screaming+net)
I was born in Boston in 1951. I attended Staniland School and Boston
Grammar School. I have been a lifelong supporter despite moving away
from the area. I fondly remember the FA Cup game against Derby when
United drew at the Baseball Ground - shame about the replay!
- Adrian Blow (damienblow#aol+com)
I have supported Boston through thick an thin since I was six years old.
I attend all home matches and think that Steve Evans has turned my club
around. I expect to consolidate this season, although League football
remains my dream. Come on you Pilgrims!
- Chris Bogg (boggyc#uboot+co+uk)
I'm 14 years old and I come and watch the home games every Saturday.
My favourite player is Ken Charlery.
- Mark Bogg (boggyc#uboot+co+uk)
I have been watching the Pilgrims for 2 years and I come to watch them
on Saturdays when they are playing at home. My favourite player is Jim
- Thomas Bogg (Thomas.Bogg#bostongrammar+lincs+sch+uk)
I am 11 years old. I have been coming for three years. My favourite
player is Daryl Clare.
- Scott Bolton (scott+bolton#bt+com)
I was born in Pilgrim Hospital 16th October 1977 and I have been
following the Pilgrims ever since, even though I now live in Warrington
Cheshire and have done since I was two.
- Chris Bond (smoothoperater#aol+co+uk)
Hi fellow Bostonians, CJ here and a proud Bostonian. Just wanna say that
I have nothing but love and admiration for Stevey Evans and Division 3
awaits us! C'mon u Pilgrims!
- Shaun Bond (shaun007#talk21+com)
I am 29, single and have been a fan of Boston United F.C. all my life.
I live in Winthorpe near Skegness and go to all the games at York street.
Up the pilgrims!
- Kev Booth (kev#skeg7+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Skegness, support Nottingham Forest as well as The Pilgrims....
- Tracy Boulton (10046341#ehche+ac+uk)
I have been a Boston supporter since I was four and I have been watching
the matches with my dad ever since. I was even the mascot when I was 10!
I am now at a university just outside Liverpool and I also support
- Lesley Bowen (LABowen#aol+com)
Born in Boston in 1961 (nee Carter). I was a regular visitor to York St
in the seventies before going to Trent Poly to do my degree. I now live
in Ware, Herts (82 miles from York Street) with husband Nigel and
daughter Julia and work in Harlow, Essex.
- Graham Boyall (graham#dboyall+freeserve+co+uk)
I am originally from Spilsby but until recently was living in Chippenham in
Wiltshire. I am now living near Newark and so I can get over to Boston much
more often. I try and see as amny games as I can and I really enjoy this
- Joe Bradbury (bradbury#hbradbury+freeserve+co+uk)
I've seen Boston on both good days and very bad days. I go with my
cousin Callum Bates and my grandad (still very young always walking the
whole mile to the ground and he sometimes beats me home). Callum plays
football sometimes with Andy Stanhope who is related distantly to me.
My favourite players are Rawle, Appleby (who I live near) and Joby.
- Tim Bradbury (tim_brad#yahoo+com)
Currently in Atlanta USA (4172 miles from York Street - Seattle was too
far from York Street). Followed last year's Championship run through this
page and clippings sent from the Lincolnshire Standard. Evans seems like
an ambitious manager who can back up that ambition. Let's hope a long
overdue visit to the Football League is around the corner. I drove Nigel
Harvey to the away leg of his favourite game in a Capri that was the same
colour as this web page. So come on NIG drop me a line. I tried your
email but got no response.
- Keith Bradshaw (kdb_016#yahoo+com)
I was born in Boston and moved away in 75 to join the air force but
before then I used to go to see the games with my old man Jack who is
still a season ticket holder going to all games. As for me, well claim
to fame was being a ball boy when Jim Smith was around and Howard
Wilkinson and even now I stun those boring conversations about premier
football by telling them of our 6-1 win aginst a 1st div team. I see how
they're getting on and in fact my son has been more times than me and
he's in Norwich.
- Neil Bradshaw (neilbradshaw#student+ccn+ac+uk)
I study animal care at the moment. When I visit Boston I always see my
grandad he always gives me a chance to go to York Street and my dad asks
me if I want to go to Old Trafford to watch UNITED! I really turned
them down, that's Man United of course. You know why? Because I'm mad
about BOSTON UNITED. Oh and Liverpool. Paul bastock keep those goals out
and dont retire, you are the best!
- Reg Brain (reginald.brain#virgin+net)
Long time follower, home and away, non barracker, I've made many good
friends, with the Pilgrims. I'm now 56 years old and I would like to see
us return to Wembley, win,... and going back up to the Conference would
be the icing on the cake. I live at a village called Wickersley in South
- Harriet Brewitt (andrew63#lineone+net)
I am ten years old. My favourite players are Jamie Cook and Ross
Weatherstone and I love coming to see The Pilgrims Home and Away!
- Lee Britchford (lbritchford#yahoo+com)
I'm a dedicated Boston supporter who only missed two home matches
in the 2000/1 season, and I have the full kit. I'm a Townend faithful. I
have brown hair, blue eyes and my favourite player is Simon Weatherstone.
- Pete Brooksbank (petebrooksbank#hotmail+com)
I saw my first Boston game on my 11th birthday. They lost. I also support
baseball's Cleveland Indians, meaning sporting heartbreak is certain for
the rest of my life.....
- Geoff Broomhall (xdjmaster#hotmail+com)
I have followed the Pilgrims from afar having lived in Gainsborough for
a couple of years. I come from Birmingham. I am a season ticket holder at
the Villa but always look out for your result. Congrats on saying in the
League. You fans deserve it. All the best for next season.
- Matthew Broughton (dawn#broughton+freeserve+co+uk)
I am 12 years old and I love the team Boston United. I have just only
recently been supporting the Pilgrims but I am trying to attend all the
matches I can but I am struggling a bit because I live in Grimsby. We're
going into the football league.
- Guy Brown (charlie_downunda#hotmail+com)
I'm from Melbourne, Australia (10465 miles from York Street) and have only recently begun following
Boston due to my good friend 'Cookie' from the Town End. I spent about
5 months living in Sth. Yorks and Lincs 2 years ago and am dying to get
back to go to some REAL games of FOOTBALL. Well Cookie, there ya go!!!!
I signed on!!!!
- Jamie Brown (brownmarvel#aol+com)
I have always been a Boston United supporter. I am a season ticket
holder and attend away days as much as I can. I live, love, and breath
BOSTON UNITED (ask my poor missus). Saturday is UNITED DAY!
- Stephen Bryson (stephen.bryson#virgin+net)
I moved to Boston in 76 from Newcastle and lived there for about 13
years. The best times I had at York Street were after discovering you
could climb over the Gliderdrome roof and get in for nothing !!!!!.
Haven't seen them play for quite some time now though, but still get the
Standard sent to me so that I can keep up to date on all the news.
- David Buck (y2jchrisjrch#netscapeonline+co+uk)
I have supported United for about six years. I go to every home game.
I have just been to my first away game this season (2000-2001), but I
plan to go to every game the Pilgrims play next season. I am 13 years
old and I live in Skegness. I think we have a bright future at York
Street. We should be playing League football in about two years.
- Paul Buffham (paul#buffham34+fsnet+co+uk)
Up the mighty PILGRIMS - there is no doubt that we will have six easy
points from Lincoln next year!
- Matthew Bunn (bunnsp#aol+com)
I go to Chesnut Street School in Ruskington. I am 9 years old. I play
football for the LFA in Boston. I thought the best match last year was
when Boston beat Morecambe in the FA Cup.
- Simon Bunting (simon#buno+freeserve+co+uk)
Some of you might know me. I'm the Simon that drives the Boston United
team coach. Just thought that I would sign on and give my support to
the team I've come to support.
- Michael Burgess (nicksyl#uk.packardbell.org)
I've been a supporter for 15 years and I'm looking forward to Conference
football next season. I'm 23 years old and a care worker. I go to all
home and some away games.
- Murray Burgess (rosiepam#aol+com)
My Grandpa's the Chairman and I have been to see United play plenty of
times. I have been a mascot as well. I love Boston.
- Lee Burman (lee#leedoc+netlineuk+net)
I have supported The Pilgrims since the late 1970's and am now the club
doctor. Let's all get behind the team and support them back into the
- David Burr (daburr#lineone+net)
I've been a United fan for three years (although I used to go to watch
them when I was 8 years old as well!) and think that Steve Evans is
doing a good job as manager. Can't wait to go to Dagenham on 4th March.
Who needs Ken Charlery!
- Gaz Burr (gaz#lincolnrule+freeserve+co+uk)
I'm a Lincoln fan but was born in Boston, isn't that amazing! I hope
Boston do well. Up the Imps. Up the Pilgrims.
- David Burt (DBurt76471#aol+com)
I'm a typical Boston born fan, I currently live in Boston and like to
follow the Pilgrims as much as I can. If anyone wants to get in contact
with me to talk "United" then you're more than welcome.
- Brian Burton (EFCSOUL#tinyworld+co+uk)
As well as following the Pilgrims, I am also a fanatical Evertonian.
I usually stand on the Spayne Road stand with drinking partners Big Jim
and Ronnie the Jock. Best days - away at Rushden this season and Moseley
away many years ago.
- Colin Burton (Colin.Burton#Culture+gov+uk)
Swineshead exile. A poor civil servant now working for my third Minister
for Sport. Oh well I achieved my main objective when I asked Kate Hoey
MP to visit York St and she accepted. I accompanied her to our game
against Rushden & Diamonds in March 2001. My first game was the 1982
Cup tie with Sheffield United. I then went home and away every week until
moving south in 1991. Went to every game on the road to Wembley in 1985
- and there weren't many of us in the fog at Alvechurch in December 1984!
Obviously the Unibond limited my appearances somewhat so it's refreshing
to be back in the big time and able to go to places like Dagenham after
work. I must make reference to Mr Fee at this point who had the team
playing marvellous stuff in 1996 but perhaps wasn't given the same
backing. Well, I'm the idiot who climbed up each floodlight pylon a few
years back to take loads of snaps - some of which appear elsewhere on this
site. Favourite players: wingers mainly like Dave Gilbert, Brian Thomson,
Stewart Hamill (as that's what I am) and players that interact with fans
like John McKenna & Martin Hardy. Good luck to PISA in getting
established - it still annoys me at the treatment the club gave the award
winning fanzine From Behind Your Fences. Thanks Mr Evans for getting my
team & town back making headlines.
- Richard Burton (richard@burtons0+freeserve+co+uk)
I have lived at Swineshead near Boston all my life. I attend home matches
and most away matches. I help with checking the Alphabet Tote on Monday
nights and help around the ground during the Summer. I am looking forward to
the season when the club fulfills its potential for playing performances but
still remains friendly, maybe the Football For Life youth development
programme will form the basis.
- Chris Burwell (cburwell#netcomuk+co+uk)
I live in Sutterton and try to get to as many games as possible. My
favourite player is Glen Maddison......Not!
- Andy Butler (andylisabutler#townendbarmyarmy+freeserve+co+uk)
I have been a Pilgrim for 23 years and long to witness again a team
parading a championship trophy around York Street. Hopefully this will
be achieved under Steve Evans astute leadership. All we need is for the
club to get it right off the pitch and all our dreams will be realised.
I attend all home games and away games when possible (most Saturdays).
- Daniel Butler (james#jwarsop+freeserve+co+uk)
I go and watch Boston every game home and away. Last season I travelled
from Poole to Gainsborough on 26th of December 1997. This was a round
trip of 564 miles. Is this the furthest anyone has travelled to any
game. UP THE PILGRIMS!
- Josh Butler (andylisabutler#townendbarmyarmy+freeserve+co+uk)
I have been a Boston fan since I was 6 years old (4 years ago) I go to
most away games on the BUSA bus. My favourite player is Daryl Clare.
- Lee Butler (lee#butler4526+fsnet+co+uk)
I have supported United for 25 years. Hopefully the good times are here
to stay. I try to get to as many matches as possible, but it can be
difficult living in Reading. I get back up home whenever possible.
- Lisa Butler (andylisabutler#townendbarmyarmy+freeserve+co+uk)
I Have supported Boston since 1983 when I went to my first match. Since
1998 I have been to most home matches and now I run the BUSA buses and
travel to all the away matches with my husband Andy.
- Estelle Calfe (née Howes) (calfe#calfe+worldonline+co+uk)
I was born and brought up in Boston and am now married to a Gooner and
live in Barnet, north London. We have a son who supports Boston, Arsenal
and Barnet! It was great to be in the away team end at Underhill when we
beat Barnet 1-0. We're doing brilliantly this season. Long may it
- Stefan Call (MNAFETSC#aol+com)
I've been supporting Boston for a season now. I'm one of the few
Americans who supports someone besides Manchester United, Arsenal,
and/or Liverpool. Don't know why I support United, I just love following
the small clubs.
- Becky Callaby (donna.callaby1#btinternet+com)
I'm ten years old and go to Swineshead St Mary's Primary school. I go to
most of the Boston home matches. I go to the matches with my Dad and my
thirteen year old brother Danny.
- Danny Callaby (donna.callaby1#btinternet+com)
I have ginger hair, I am older than twelve but younger than twenty. I am
training in three techniques of martial arts and I am a very skilled
boxer for my age. I have a human punch bag called Brian, my brother, he
is 23 years older than me. I go to Boston Grammar School and I'm in the
year above year 7 but below University. I attend almost every home match
and a few away matches. I am no good at speeeling.
- Simon Callaby (donna.callaby1#btinternet+com)
I live in Swineshead and go to as many matches as possible with my two
- Phil Callow (phil#ark+me+uk)
Unfortunately I don't get over as much as I'd like but check progress on
the website and try and see a few matches each season. Enjoyed the
Macclesfield though! Up the Pilgrims!
- Jonathan Calvert (jfcalvert#hotmail+com)
I am from Boston but am currently at Loughborough University. I will be
watching them next year in the Conference.
- Grace Cameron (i.cameron#talk21+com)
I was born in the Pilgrim Hospital 9 years ago. I live in Berkshire now,
but I have a soft spot for Boston and follow their results.
- Stuart Cammack (stuart#cammack4+fsnet+co+uk)
Amber and Black runs very deep in my family veins. My 4 year boy is close
to being initiated into our wonderful proud tradition of a LIFELONG
PILGRIM! Spilsby born and then a 20 year RAF spell I have now settled
in Ruskington. What a wonderful time it is as I gleefully clutch my
SEASON TICKET anticipating the next game. High points of the season ALL OF
IT! STEVE EVANS for MAYOR, PM, CHIEF OF POLICE, KNIGHTHOOD, FREEDOM OF
- Steve Canham (steve_canham2002#yahoo+co+uk)
Born in Boston in 1975, but moved to Fareham, near Portsmouth when just
6 months. Now living in Dudley, Birmingham also following Liverpool FC.
Followed the Pilgrims for the past six years and was ecstatic at both the
Dr Martens championship and the Conference championship. Having a few
friends from Dagenham made the success even sweeter. Good luck for the new
season. Well I'll be able to see them play against Kidderminster, any
Boston fans out there in the Birmingham area give us a shout, and a lift to
Boston games, much appreciated.
- Francisco Carlos (fcss#ufrgs.br)
I am a fan of English football, especially amateur football, and like
this team ..congratulacion..
- Hannah Carpenter (jcarpenter#rusko+freeserve+co+uk)
Sister and daughter of the rest of the clan but they left me out!
- Julie Carpenter (nee Wild) (Jcarpenter#rusko+freeserve+co+uk)
I am married to Richard and am mother to Sam, I go to home games with the
above. I am from Ingoldmells originally but now live in Ruskington.
- Richard Carpenter (rcarpenter#rusko+freeserve+co+uk)
Myself and my son live in Ruskington near Sleaford and try to get to as
many home games as possible. We are new converts (1998) to York Street
and always sit in the Main stand on the half way line with our friends
offering vocal constructive advice!!
- Darren (Dazjc666#hotmail+com) and Gavin Carrington (GCarri21281#hotmail+com)
We live in Boston and have supported the Pilgirms for the whole of our
- Stuart `Jock` Carter (stuart.carter#cableinet+co+uk)
I have supported the Pilgrims for 17 years. My first match was Crewe in
the FA Cup in 83, now living in Dundee watching the other dream team
Dundee United. I try to keep up to date with the Pilgrims, but haven't
seen them play for 3 years. Keep up the good work. CONFERENCE HERE WE
- Anthony Cartwright (hlop7121#northtyneside.org.uk)
I am 15 years of age and I am football crazy. I support the lower
division clubs but non as big as yours. I play football whenever I have
spare time - even on my computer. I created a team called Boston United -
it was all official even down to the players and I added myself to the
team. I would like to play for the Pilgrims someday.
- Ian "Lank" Chaplin (ichaplin#hotmail+com)
I am 14 years old and a keen Boston Utd fan. I was at the legendery game
against Grantham Town and I was amazed at what I saw! The best is Boston
and I am with you all the way.
- Lee Chase (LeeChase#iee.org)
Boston born and bred but now live in Coventry (73 miles from York Street).
A place where people talk funny and can't play football for toffee :-).
- Nicky Chester (nicky.chester#ntlworld+co+uk)
I am Chez and I support The Pilgrims. All I can say is UP THE PILGRIMS!!!
BOSTON ARE THE GREATEST!!!
- Stephen Church (stephen-church#beeb+net)
I am 28 yrs old, married to Claire and have a son called Thomas. I live
in Holbeach but have supported Boston United for the last 13 years.
- John B. Clark (jbclark#btinternet+com)
I have followed the club since I was taken to a Mather Cup match at
Shodfriars Lane, United v Aston Villa. It was in the 1946/7 season and
United won 4-2. Freddy Tunstall was the trainer and made a brief
appearance in the second half. I believe Jock Bayne was the keeper. I
stood with my father and several others on a farm wagon trailer placed
behind the goal for the occasion!! I left the area in 1957 but have
always looked for the results in the press and the last time I saw them
play was in the FA cup v Ilkeston Town when they came to this part of
the midlands. I have now retired and live in the Nottingham area. I have
spent many happy hours at the Ground in the late 40's and 50's. The most
memorable watch was the cup win over Derby County. The return journey on
the coach was a very lively affair!! Good luck for the rest of the
present season and and who knows I may hear from some contempory
- Christian Clarke (clarkes#cav31+freeserve+co+uk)
I'm 13 and I've been coming to see Boston for 11 years now. I sit in the
Finnforest stand every week with my dad and we also travel to some of the
- Ian Cliff (ian#prisontown+freeserve+co+uk)
I live at Folkingham near Sleaford (22 miles from York Street). I have
been an avid follower of the Pilgrims for more than 25 years now. I don't
get to so many away games as I did, but hardly miss any home games.
- Kerry Coggle (Kerry.Coggle#btinternet+com)
I was introduced to BUFC by my brother in September 1993 versus Canvey
Island. We lost (thanks to Mr Morris) but my son Tom (former mascot) and
I have been avid supporters, home and away ever since. Thanks to Mr
Malkinson over the years the club still exists and long may it continue!
- Russell Coggle (Kerry.Coggle#btinternet+com)
I am an armchair fan of Boston United having been to a lot of games over
the last seven years. I'm always looking for the result at 16.45 on a
Saturday afternoon. Long live Boston United.
- David Cole (davidcole0#talk21+com)
My first match was Oct 1966 a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Grantham Town
in the FA cup. I was hooked and was back within 2 weeks for the West
Midlands league fixture against Port Vale reserves! Great memories of
the rise from that league, into the Northern Premier and to the
Conference. Back again last season as a season ticket holder travelling
from Nottingham with my 3 year old son.
- Emma Cole (davidcole0#talk21+com)
I am 8 years old and a Boston United fan. My brother and my dad are
already on this page. I enjoy watching matches and I want to go again
- Matthew Cole (davidcole0#talk21+com)
I am 3 years old and went to my first match at Boston United when I was
2. I went to 10 matches last season with my Dad. I wear my United shirt
for nursery and know the names of 10 players.
- John Conrad (odocon2#aol+com)
I am an American and a follower of Boston United and hope they gain
promotion to the Football League someday within the next 5 years. I also
follow Fisher Athletic and Wealdstone along with Bournemouth and Hereford.
Anyone wishing to trade footie stuff from the USA for non-league footie
programmes from England please email me now with the team you support.
- David Aidan Coogan (davidcoogan#lineone+net)
I am a paramedic in Northumberland near Berwick on Tweed (the only
English club playing in Scotland). Brought up in Lincs during the 70's.
Had a long interest in the fortunes of the "Pilgrims" though lived in
Scunny so saw the "Iron" more than any other club. Would like to join a
Boston Utd supporters club.
- Chris Cook (cookie#ccps+freeserve+co+uk)
The legendary forward, assistant manager and
youth development officer himself!
- Gary Cook (jwarsop#hotmail+com)
Unfortunatly I will have to disagree with Tim Allen's comments about
Boston nightlife. The Wheatsheaf Hotel in Swineshead is much more relaxed
and a regular haunt for the Pilgrims' stars.
- Shara Cook (sharacook#lycos+co+uk)
I work at Dinky Donuts on the boston market. I love the Weatherstone
brothers and Bazza.
- Steffen Cook (Cookie.Itchybum#nationwideisp+net)
I've been a townender for about 6 years or so. I've missed a couple of
seasons due to being in exile (in Germany) for reasons far too boring to
go into. I try to attend all home matches and as many away games as
possible. I once even stayed sober at an away tie! (Burton 1-1 earlier
this season). I receive a lot of tongue-in-cheek abuse at my flat cap,
but it's all in good fun. Long live the town end. Up the punks!
- Tom Luke Cook (tomlukecook#yahoo+co+uk)
I am also a Stereophonics fan. My favourite cartoon is South Park.
- Lance Cooper (coops#jazzline+net.au)
Born in Boston 1938, went to St Botolph`s School then BGS. Left to join
R.A.F. in 1953 now reside in Perth, Western Australia (8991 miles from
York Street). Follow Boston United in the International Express.
- Paddy Cork (paddy#chalkisgoodforyou+co+uk)
I am 46 on Monday 6th May. I go to the games regulary with my best
friends, Big John, Martin and Tufts. I always take my chalk with me to
chew on. At half time we meet up with John Dawes and solve some
- Paddy Corke (corkey#talk21+co+uk)
I go to the Pilgrims matches with Martin Wright and John Neal. We are
the geezers at the Spain Lane. I look like Mr Bean and my favourite
pastime is sailing with my best friend Peter Dorr. Peter is known as
caveman by the Spain Laners because of his beard. With even more legs
here this season we should have a good chance.
- Derek Corton (corton#brinsley48+freeserve+co+uk)
I am a Lincolnshire lad who now lives in Nottinghamshire. I follow Forest
but my first team is the Pilgrims. My uncle took me to my first game
against Lancaster City in about 71-72. My earliest match which I remember
was against Portsmouth in the FA Cup - which Pompey won 1-0. I have
followed Forest to Munich and Madrid but my favorite match was when me and
a few others went to follow Boston at Derby in the FA Cup, how Alan
Tewley's goal bound effort just stuck in the mud on the line still p$%%£"
me off.... Seeing the Pilgrims at Wembley was great to see, pity about the
result. I still look for their results every week and hopefully a place in
the football league is just around the corner. Conde, Svarc, Smith, White,
Adamson, Kabia, Howells, Simpson, Bates the list of greats is endless.
- Matt Cottingham (matthew.cottingham#bbc+co+uk)
Journalist for the Beeb living and working in London. But I was born in
Boston 23 years ago and still look out for the results of the Pilgrims.
- Darren Cox (darrenmcox#btinternet+com)
Born in Kirton in 1968, now living in Manchester. I have always followed
the fortunes of Boston Utd and wish them the best of luck for the rest of
the season. It would be great to see them get promoted this year.
- Paul Cox (paul.cox#coflex+co+uk)
I was first introduced to the delights of football in Boston by Richard
Smith, inspired creator of the brilliant fanzine, `From Behind Your
Fences'. I used to work with Richard more than 12 years ago, when FBYF
seemed to have a greater circulation than Reader's Digest. After reading
a few issues, and having changed my pants more than once, it wasn't hard
to see why. Realising we shared at least the same sense of humour, not to
mention the same taste in underwear, Richard lost no time in asking me to
contribute to the next one by `fleshing out' his eponimous anti-hero,
Farmer Dan. Yes, I shall be going to `The Match' on the 10th and, along
with Richard and a few other committed individuals, will be selling the
long-awaited Issue 14 of FBYF. Now bigger, better and, at £1, half
the price and twice as funny as Viz. All female groupies gratefully
- Andy Creasey (Motley40#x-stream+co+uk)
I have supported the Pilgrims for several years, and attend every home
game and the odd away game. I feel that this season (1999/2000) has been
the best I have seen. Well done to the lads, and keep the success flowing.
- Chris Creek (chrisdcdxb#yahoo+co+uk)
I have been watching the Pilgrims since the early 70's with either my
Dad, Uncle or Grandad Charlie. The two games that stick out in my memory
are an away game at Kettering in the early 80's, with Kevin Hector
running rings around the opposition and the F.A Trophy game against Blyth
Spartans, winning 5-4 after being 1-3 down early in the second half. Both
games true classics! I now live and work in Dubai and get to games when
I'm home on holiday.
- Aaron Creighton (munch#hotmail+com)
I first started supporting Boston United in the season we got relegated
from the Conference. I then didn't miss a game for five years. Then I
decided to join the army therefore missing this year's championship (doh).
Still attend every so often when on leave but tend to go to more away games
- David Cropley (Stuart#SCropley+Prestel+co+uk)
I am 15 years old and have supported Bosotn since I was 8. I go to every
game and always will, as I am one of Boston's biggest fans. Some day I
also hope that I will be watching Boston in the Premier League where
- Keith Cross (crossy97#yahoo+com)
Hi, my name is Keith Cross. I am a Pilgrims' fan. I live at Wrangle (10
miles from York Street).
- Nick Cumberworth (ncumberworth#hotmail+com)
Boston United supporter since very early age when my Dad started taking
me to games. Now live near Melbourne in Victoria, Australia, and speak
to Dad on a weekly basis to get the latest update on Boston's progress.
Trying to understand Aussie rules football, but it's not the same as the
- Kevin Curtis (kjbc#kjbc+worldonline+co+uk)
Life-long Pilgrims' fan. Sold programmes from 76-79. Now eat prawn
sandwiches in the Stantons Stand thanks to winning 2 season tickets with
- Mike Cutchie (cutchiemw#clear+net+nz)
Now living in Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, I class myself as someone
with fond memories of Boston Utd, which originate from a dull November
Wednesday in 1954 at Croft Park, Blyth, (K.O. 2.00pm no lights! Att:
10,000, plus school truants such as myself) when in an F.A. Cup replay,
my team - The Spartans, losing 4-2 just after half time, clinched it
with three mist shrouded goals in the last ten minutes (the balding
G.Gair a hat-trick). One apparently well founded story, is that during
the first game at Boston, the Blyth centre forward Charlie
Weather(Dinner)spoon was injured running back onto the field after half
time, when he fell down a manhole. He took no further part in the game,
but the 10 Spartans earned that epic replay. I look to my newly found
Bostonian links for confirmation or contradiction.
- Benjamin Damm (bennydamm#gmx+de)
I am 21 years old and I am from Germany. I have supported The Pilgrims
since 1987. Nice greetings to all Boston United supporters! Now you know
that the Pilgrims have a fan in Germany.
- Adie Daubney (adie#the-daubneys+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Boston over 35 years ago and have supported the Pilgrims since
first going with my grandad over 30 years ago. Go to all home matches
and several away games each season with my two sons Joseph and James.
I've good memories of Boston United games like sneaking away from school
to watch them play Derby County at home in the FA Cup or the day trip to
Wembley for the Trophy final on the bus from the Ropers Arms Pub.
Boston's best ever player has still got to be Jim Kabia. I look forward
to many more years with my two boys watching good local football.
- James Daubney (James#the-daubneys+freeserve+co+uk)
I'm 5 years old and I like Boston United. I have been a mascot in the
past. My next day as mascot is on my 6th birthday V Leigh RMI. I go to
Tower Road school and I'm a season ticket holder for Boston. I play
tennis once a week and play football with my brother in our garden. My
favorite player is Paul Bastock.
- Joseph Daubney (joseph#the-daubneys+freeserve+co+uk)
I am 7 years old and go to Tower Road school. I am a season ticket holder
at Boston United. My favorite players are Jamie Cook and Daryl Clare. I
hope Boston United win the Conference. I like Liverpool as well as Boston.
I go to tennis twice a week and football training too. I play football in
my garden and would like to play for Boston one day.
- Mathew Daurge (Daurgey88#Hotmail+com)
I would rather be a Pilgrim than an Imp. I go to see all home games with
Stevie Wood and a dedicated fan Joseph Rossington.
- Laura Davenport (lauradavenport#hotmail+com)
I like Boston United and Newcastle United.
- Steven Davey (steven#sdavey3+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Boston in 1947 I attended Tower Rd and Boston Grammar Schools. I
have been living in Norfolk since 1972 but still get over as often as I
can to support the best non-league team in the country. Division 3
fixtures for 2001/02 please Mr Evans! We can do it.
- Colin Davy (colin+davy#virgin+net)
I now live in Merseyside. They are all very depressed at present but the
Doctor Martens League is unknown around here.
- Jack Davy (jack#jackdavy+freeserve+co+uk)
I am ten years old and have been supporting United since I was eight and
I have been the mascot.
- Jon Davy (dj2xtreme2002#aol+com)
I live just outside Alford and I'm a big supporter of Boston Utd. I don't
get to many games but wish I could. The Mighty Pilgrims are the Pride of
Lincolnshire and everyone should be a fan. The Pilgrims will get
promotion and will be champions of division 3 next season.
- Andrew Dawes (andrewdawes#hot-toast+com)
Lived in Boston from 82-88 where I went to B.G.S. I was known as Andrew
Waters and nicknamed Andre. Boston never lost whenever I sat in the top
left green seat in the main stand (I sat there about 30 times!). Thank
god we're back in the Conference and hopefully we'll never have to visit
those dreadful places like Alfreton and Frickley again!
- John Dawes (JD#brests+com)
Hi, I'm John and I go to Boston Grammar School. I watch the Pilgrims with
my maths teacher Steve Woodliffe and his crew (Martin, John, Patrick and
Peter). We love BUFC like I do Euler's equation - a beautiful
relationship between e, π, i and -1. My favourite pastimes are solving
BUFC's chances of promotion by doing them mathematically. COME ON YOU YELLAS!!!
- Andy Dawson (dawsy#genie+co+uk)
I'm 15 years old and live in Skegness. Me and my mates Karl and Tett
come to every home game and stand in Spayne Road or the Town End. My
favourite players are Mark Rawle and Andy Stanhope. The best Pilgrims
game I have been to is the last home game of last season, the Town End
was packed and the atmosphere was electric. Let's get to Division 3.
- Neil Dawson (neild#pavilion+net)
Living in Brighton, but born and bred in Boston, still following on the
radio and tv and will get to more games this season when the Pilgrims
hit the South.
- William Dawson (terence+dawson#ntlworld+com)
Born in Boston but living in Belfast. Still have relatives in Leverton.
Dad's name is Terry and mum's name Amelia. Used to live in Tooley Lane,
Wrangle with my twin brother Brian and elder brother Peter before moving
to N.Ireland. We all look for the Boston United result every weekend.
Wish Utd all the best for the future.
- Joe Deamer (tommydeam#talk21+com)
My Favourite players are Bazza and Rawle. Up the Pilgrims for the
Conference. Me, Paddy, John and Martin will be there next season!
- Tom Deamer (tommydeam#talk21+com)
We all know tufty is a die hard fan, but me and John Neal like to party
down Spain Lane, and Paddy Corke comes along with the beany man
styleeeee. Up the Boston and the K.T.C.
- Sam Deamer (tommyd#albanyhouse+com)
I love BUFC. I support Man Utd I play for Wyberton Colts. I was mascot
on New Years day.
- Ian Denby (ian+denby#btopenworld+com)
Born in Cleethorpes, lived in Grantham until one year old (luckily). Grew
up in Boston, watched the Pilgrims as a lad, remember Casey, Cook, Devan
White etc, infamously tried to climb over roof once due to lack of
admission fee but failed. Best memories, Trophy semi final v Altrincham,
cup tie v Blyth Spartans (5-4) & clinching promotion by beating
- Ger Devlin (craftycorky#hotmail+com)
Not an avid football fan but have heard a lot about you guys. So would
like to wish you all the best of success for the future. GOOD LUCK.
- John Dewars (robert+dewars#btinternet+com)
I have supported BUFC for the last three years hardly missing a home
game. Away games are a problem as I work Saturday mornings, but I do go
when I can. I have been a season ticket holder for the last two years. I
live in Kirton and work in Boston.
- Martin Dickman (martin+dickman#virgin+net)
I lived in Boston for the first twenty years of my life, I then moved
away some 10 years ago and I now live in Oxford. Although, my first
team is Notts County, I have supported Boston since I was about 5 years
old. I still try and get to see the Pilgrims when I come to see my
parents, who still live in Manor Gdns. Let's see Boston back in the
Conference and beyond! P.S. I miss Batemans Beer!
- Jim Dickson (jim#wyberton20+fsnet+co+uk)
I am 27 years old and have lived in Boston all my life. I have supported
United through good and bad times since 1985 and this year is going to be
the greatest. Promotion to the Conference a certainty.
- Chloe Dix (Scegg+Dix#btinternet+com)
I'm 14. I've supported Boston since I was very small. I swim for Boston
Swimming Club. I never miss a home match (unless I'm swimming) and try
to get to as many away games as possible.
- Ben Dolby (Ben+Dolby#gartree+sch+lincs+uk)
I've supported Boston most of my life as I was born in Boston. I go with
my mates Stephen Wood, Robert McCusker, Joe Rossington, Troy Golding,
Chris Wainwright and our most dedicated fan Adam Goy. Adam has also been
a mascot for the Pilgims 4 times.
- Brian Donkin (donkinbrian#hotmail+com)
I am a lifelong supporter of Boston United - the pride of Lincolnshire.
My favourite players are Bastock, Elding, Ellender and Daryl Clare.
Steve Evans is a great manager and Boston are definately going up this
- Chris Donkin (donkin+itex#btopenworld+com).
I moved to Boston from Edinburgh in October 1991 and although I am
first and foremost a Hearts supporters I have become hooked on the York
Street experience. I have seen most home games played in the last 12
seasons and my favourite player is the one and only "Baldy" Bastock.
- Peter Dorr (Beardy#talk21+com)
I've been a Pilgrim for 12 years now, usually in the Spayne Road stand
with Tufty, Big John and Paddy Corke (Mr. Bean). I love my sailing
weekends away with Paddy, They're such FUN! Next year we need more legs
on show to boost our challenge. Big up BUFC and Tommy Deamer.
- Craig Dowse (b+dowse#virgin+net)
I live 4 miles away from York Street and go to see almost all home games,
and a few away. I am 14 years old and go to Kirton Middlecott Secondary
School. Here's hoping for a good 1998/99 season!
- Colin Draper (colin#sheffield+telinco+co+uk)
Me (age 47) and my football mad son Sam (age 11) would just like
to say CONGRATULATIONS and hope to catch your games next year at Lincoln,
York, Scunthorpe, Hull and any other grounds within a 2 hour drive from
Sheffield. And of course the odd visit to Boston. Football as it should
be (i.e. a good day out, a laugh, frustration sometimes but no hard
feelings, good mates, people who understand the game) is now found in the
2nd and 3rd and the Conference... and even in the Welsh League!
- Keith Drewitt (drewitt31#london+com)
Hi, I am a great fan of your Team. I have supported Boston for the last
season and this season. I can't get to Boston as much as I like
because I am only 15.
- Thomas Duck (Ruddyduck#btinternet+com)
I will be going to as many of Boston's games as I can next season.
I hope that Boston United do well.
- Simon Duff (sidtysam#aol+com)
Hi. I'm a 12 year old Aries who enjoys football and hockey. I am a
lifetime fan of the Pilgrims.
- Nick Dunmore (knicki#ntlworld+com)
Bostonian born and bred. Been supporting the Pilgrims from a very early
age, even going to Wembley once. I'm now in the Army and don't get home
as often as I would like. Last match I saw was the Grantham clincher
last season, what a day !!!!
- Laurent Duval (rageagainsttheinternet#hotmail+com)
Even though I do not live in Boston anyone from Lincolnshire can see
they are the pride of Lincolnshire. So I choose to support the mighty
Pilgrims. I do not get to many games as I live outside the county. EVANS
- Neil Eardley (Neil#neardley+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Boston in 1953. Been supporting the Pilgrims since the Midland
League days. Worked in Saudi Arabia, Southport, California USA, and
currently Doncaster. I have always managed to find Boston United results!
LET'S ALL GET BEHIND THEM IN 2000.
- Paul Edenbrow (liy6ep1#lin3+smf+nottingham+ac+uk)
Hello. I have lived in Boston all my life and now am a student at
Nottingham. My first real memory of the Pilgrims was their superb 3-2
extra-time victory in the semi-final of the FA Trophy, and of course the
final itself. David 'Diddie' Gilbert was the best player I have seen in
the 'famous' Amber and Black, followed closely by Winston Campbell (joke).
You can hear me on URN, 97.5FM in the Nottingham area.
- Lee Edge (top_edge1#hotmail+com)
I don't actually support Boston but I live in London with two Boston
boys. All I hear from the Legendry Tim Allen and the 'Boy' Richard Knight
is stories of a day out at York Street followed by a night out in some of
the country's finest nightspots. What I wouldn't give to pay a visit to
the Town Pump. Good luck to the Pilgrims and I can't wait to make my
Boston 'debut' at York street and the Pump.
- Byron Edwards (byron1989#eddie83+freeserve+co+uk)
I am a 12 year old pupil of the Spalding Grammar School, and I've got
one big problem - everyone takes the mickey cus I'm a Pilgrims fan. But
as many people will agree these are the sad glory hunters who follow the
top divisions instead of the great local teams. My favourite player is
Daryl clare and you can always find me, my dad and my two uncles in
Spayne Road, cus we're Spayne Road til we die!
- June Egan (jgegan#talk21+com)
I am a receptionist at the Port of Boston. I attend all the home matches
I can along with a few away games. I often bring along my grandchildren
to games. I am keeping everything crossed that we go up to the
Conference as we deserve.
- Kate Eglinton (eggwhyte#yahoo+com)
Started supporting the Pilgrims at the start of last season and I now
never miss a home game. Although not entirely happy about Paul Raynor's
addition to the team to begin with, I am now entirely converted. I love
his committment and aggressive style of play.
- Brendan Epton (bepton2001#yahoo+co+uk)
I like playing football and I just love watching Boston home and away.
- Steve Evans (sjevans#sarah-jane+freeserve+co+uk)
Manager of Boston United F.C. Please see details as supplied on the squad page
but I thought it appropriate to join up as I am a "Pilgrims Supporter".
- David Everitt (david#everitt71+freeserve+co+uk)
I have just worked out that the 2000/01 season will be my twenty-first
season of watching BUFC. Watch out Football League here we come!
(passing Lincoln City on the way!)
- Jon Everitt (pasty362#hotmail+com)
When I started working in East Yorks, I thought that I'd be able to get
back to see more games - weekend working is a terrible thing!
- Pat Everitt (pateveritt#blueyonder+co+uk)
I was born, brought up, schooled etc in Boston. I currently live in
Shoeburyness. Unfortunately my Saturday afternoons are currently occupied
as I am still fit enough (my wife says daft enough) to be playing Rugby
Union. Match attendances have dropped since I moved from Nottingham, but
I try to get to as many as possible. Regards to anyone out there who
knows or remembers me.... drop me a E-Mail.
- Ian Evison (Ianev#aol+com)
I live in Spilsby, 16 miles down the A16. I was a very keen supporter
during the early 90's but getting a girlfriend (now wife) put an end to
that! Falling from the Conference didn't help matters, neither has the
commitment shown by the Football Club in returning to the promised land.
I still manage a few games a year and to cheer all you guys and gals up
I currently manage BUFC on Championship Manager taking them to 6th
position in the third division last season only to fail in the playoffs.
Half way through this season I am 14th but 12 points from the top 7.
Noel Whelan and Jason Lee are my front men with Mark Kinsella and Stan
Lazaridis in midfield, maybe at York Street proper one day !?
- Jeremy Eyeons (beveye#breathemail+net)
Last season was brilliant for me, it brought back sweet memories from my
youth when we won the NPL on several occasions. I recognise several
names in the supporters list from my days at Boston Grammar School. I
still live in Boston. UP THE PILGRIMS!
- Chris Fairbrother (chris#cfair+freeserve+co+uk)
Introduced to the delights of Northern Premier and the Doc Martens by my
son-in-law from Wyberton. Looking forward to attending as many games as
I can in the coming season.
- Shane Farllow (shanef2k#hotmail+com)
Hi all Pilgrim fans. I'm from Tazmania, the small island off Australia (10783 miles from York Street)
and I keep up-to-date with happenings in Boston from my sister Cath
Singleton who lives on Margret Drive. Keep up the good form Pilgrims!
- Adam Farnsworth (ex8013#qmw+ac+uk)
I'm a 19 year old Pilgrim who is at present a student at Queen Mary and
Westfield college in east London, who lives north west of London near
- Mervyn Farnsworth (ex8013#qmw+ac+uk)
Father of Adam, I was born and raised in Alford even though I live near
Watford I try and see as many matches as I can and look foward to the
days when we move back into League football.
- Andi Farrow (andi17#ic24+net)
I spent the first 12 years of my life living in Boston, Dad changed
jobs and I'm now living in Nottingham. Any one fancy keeping in touch and
letting me know how the Pilgrims are doing?
- Jason Feary (jason+feary#oracle+com)
I live in Bracknell at the moment but I travel to see my beloved
Pilgrims at every oppertunity. I used to enjoy going with my old pal
Noddy Fishwick, but unfortunatly we drifted apart. Now my favourite day
is relaxing a nice curry house with the fond memories of a Pilgrims home
win. I spend most of my time being the butt of colleagues jokes. I love
chutney on kormas hence my nickname "Chutney". We are planning a trip to
Kingstonian and hope to see you all there. Up the Pilgrims.
- Bruce Featherstone (bruce_featherstone#bc+sympatico+ca)
I supported United in the late sixties and early seventies when I went
to B.G.S. Afternoon at "the game" and evening at the Gliderdrome. Great
place and great times! Good luck in the future.
- Matthew Featherstone (mat#featherstone+aol+com)
I go to St Bedes school and I support Liverpool as well as Boston.
- John Fenton (John#fentstep+freeserve+co+uk)
I have supported the Pilgrims for about 30 years and normally get to
about a dozen games a season but the change of leagues has made a right
pigs ear of things this year! I come from Blackburn and I'm the one with
the enormous flag.
- Terry Finisterre (finisterrete#candw+lc)
I'm from St. Lucia, same as Ken Charlery, and I'm a journalist as well as
a footie fan. I'm hoping the Pilgrims will get out of the Conference this
year, and the way my boy Ken Charlery is going, they just might!
- Gavin Finnegan (gavinfinnegan#hotmail+com)
Now in my second year supporting the Pilgrims and have enjoyed every
second of it. Hopefully during the season I will be able to cross the
Irish sea and see the mighty Boston triumph again.
- Noddy Fishwick (noddyfishwick#yahoo+com)
I work as a fishmonger in Lincoln. I love standing on the Town End when
I have the time. In my spare time I enjoy watching wildlife and I am a
member of the WWF. I think that Mr Evans can only take the Pilgrims
forward although I was upset that Ken Monkou never joined the Boston
- Katy Fixter (katy#kfixter+freeserve+co+uk)
I am 23 and first went to a match at age 3 months (Dad brought me in a
pram to see Boston United Reserves so I don't think I ever had any
choice in the matter of being a Pilgrim). Until going away to Uni I went
to practically every home match (and am probably one of only a few fans
to have been to almost every away match when we were in the Unibond
League, missing only midweek matches). These days at York Street I can
mostly be found down Spayne Road or in the Announcers Box with my dad,
who is the one who has to play that terrible after - goal music!
- Sally Fixter (S+Fixter#uea+ac+uk)
I am currently a student at the University of East Anglia (no I don't
know you Mark Judd!). I have attended nearly every United match since
the age of three, when my Dad took me to a match. I feel I must mention
his name (Mick Fixter), as he is a veritable fountain of useless
information about the Pilgrims dating back to 1955. Sorry Dad!
- Jenny Flint (ntybe062#sonm+nottingham+ac+uk)
I am a student nurse in Boston. I have followed the Pilgrims for over 10
years now and my only wish is to see them back in the Conference. My
fondest memory of United is when they were in the FA Cup and we lost to
Chester City. Although the result did not go our way it was one of the
best team performances I have seen.
- Jackie Forman (jackiesue22#netscapeonline+co+uk)
I am from Boston originally, I used to play for Boston Ladies in the 70s,
and I used to sell programmes when Jim Smith was manager, I now live in
- Chris Foster (bfchrisfoster#bun+com)
Born in Boston, 1971, left 1973 to become a Yorkshireman in Barnsley. Watched BFC
as a fanatical supporter since the age of 7 but rekindled my interest in the
Pilgrims after chatting with Phil Birkett (top bloke) who keeps me
informed of their progress. I'm hoping to get in contact with anyone of
the same age and also re-establish links with Phil Birkett. Good to see
the Pilgrims doing well although I have to admit I am Barnsley through
and through - Football league next season - Oakwell 3 years after that?
- Richard Foster (richard+sexyman#btopenworld+com)
I am from Boston but have recently moved to Derbyshire but it doesn't
stop me coming on the site and finding out all the results. GO BOSTON!
- Dennis Fox (dfox#netrover+com)
I was born in Boston in 1947. I have been an avid Pilgrims supporter as a
result of my late father's unconditional support and regular attendance at
all home games for 40 years. I have relocated many times and currently
living in Ottawa, Canada (3290 miles from York Street). Until recently when I hooked up to the internet,
I had my mother send me all newspaper clippings from the Lincolnshire
Standard and The Target. What a pleasure to find the Pilgrim's home page. I
travel back to Boston once a year to visit my mother and of course to
attend Boston's games. The deciding factor of when I return is often the
fixture list. I have sponsored a match ball for two seasons in my
daughter's name in support of the club. Good Luck to the Pilgrims in
- Ken Fox (ken#kafox+freeserve+co+uk)
The producer of these pages. I was born in Boston but my family moved to
Maidstone in Kent when I was three. I got hooked on United after watching
them play in the early seventies when I was back in Boston visiting
relatives during the school holidays. I now live in Leeds but work as a
principal transport modeller for Transport for London in their
office in Endeavour Square in London. I try to get to all the games within easy
reach of Leeds as well as three or four games a season back in Boston.
- Marc Fox (students#stbedes+lincs+sch+uk)
I like pigs and mountain biking. I have supported Boston United and
Manchester United for 11 years.
- Derek Fuller (julia+derek#cwcom+net)
I went to BGS and started following United when I was in the sixth form.
I have now been in Manchester for 20 years and look forward to seeing
more games this season. The days in the NPL were great for me, but my
watching the lads play was restricted when they were in the DM league.
Let's hope they do well this coming season and destroy the likes of
- BJ Furnell (bj_furnell#yahoo+com)
I live five miles from Boston and have been a supporter for ten years.
- Gaz Furnell (gfurnell#yahoo+com)
I've been a loyal supporter of Boston United for 11 years. I live in
Langrick with my family who are all keen Boston supporters.
- Julian Furnell (chellefurnell#bun+com)
I have supported Boston United for about seven years and I would like to
thank my brother Gary for getting me to go to watch them all those years
ago. So I would just tell anyone never mind Liverpool or Arsenal, we have a
great club here in Boston.
- Karen Furnell (kazza_49#hotmail+com)
I've lived near Boston for the last 14 years having moved from Ipswich.
I'm not what you would call a mad football fan but I take a big interest
in BUFC mainly because my family are Boston United mad.
- Stefan Furnell (swfurnell#hotmail+com)
I am 9 years old and I love to watch Boston United. I like the Townend
and will till I die. I live in Langrick nr Boston and will be a lifetime
fan. Are there any unnattached 9 or 10 year old girls out there who'd
like to go out with me?
- Colly Gallagher (collyg22#hotmail+com)
I am messaging you from Maghera, Northern Ireland. I have always followed
the Pilgrims results ever since I had my Uncle George Dawson and Auntie
Kath living there before they both died. My brother has set up his home
there so I go back and forward. I first was in Boston 30 years ago and I
remember going to the swimming pool there passing the ground and just
getting a real thrill seeing it. So good luck again. George would be ever
so proud of Boston getting into the League as he was a referee. He lived
in Saint Peter's Lane beside what was formerly known as Faulkners Bakery.
- Jonathan Gander (pom_gander#hotmail+com)
Originally from Long Sutton in Lincs, now studying at Coventry
University. Don't get many chances to watch the Pilgrims in action, but I
follow them on the internet. Who knows, if we continue rising, and the Sky
Blues keep falling, they'll be in the same division soon!
- Kyle Gardner (kyle#mgardner48+fsnet+co+uk)
I like watching Boston play at home when I can. My favourite player is
Bazza and I will be supporting him and his team in the Vauxhall
Conference next season.
- Damien Garford (damegarf#hotmail+com)
Pilgrim follower and a Notts County fan, now exiled in Oxfordshire-home of
none-too-good footy clubs. I first started watching the Pilgrims during the
Eighties, yet since I moved away from Boston I haved watched more games. When
I go to York Street I am usually found in the Town End with Ben and Matthew
Grant whistling or singing the Laurel and Hardy theme.
- Jason Garford (jfgarford#zoom+co+uk)
Entering my last of four years at uni in Greenwich studying sports
science. I have been a Pilgrims' fan for as long as I can remeber. I saw
my first ever footy match at York Street when Boston were battling for a
place in the then fourth division. It has been a pleasure to follow them
over the years but has recently become brilliant with their current
position at the top of the Conference. A fantastic achievment in the
short space of time, re-kinderling memories of old. This time let's get
it right and a get a place in the third. (I'll be able to watch them
easily then if they play Oxford where I have been living for the last
- Dicky Garrard (dickiethegolfer#hotmail+com)
Lifetime Pilgrims' fan and always will be.
- Luke Gauntlett (luke+gauntlett#virgin+net)
I am a six year old boy from Butterwick. I was Boston's mascot against
Atherstone 99/00 and my favorite player is Mickey Nuttell.
- Paul Gauntlett (luke+gauntlett#virgin+net)
A recent convert who gets to all the home games, a few away games and
some reserve games.
- Natalie Gerrans (nataliejayne87#hotmail+com)
I am a big fan of Boston United and also am friends with Mickey Brown and
Mark Angel. I live in Spalding and I go on this website every day. I wish
them the very best in every game.
- Henry Gibbons (henrygibbns#aol+com)
I am 12 years old and love and support Boston as much as possible.
- Ben Gilbert (benjigilbert#yahoo+co+uk)
I support the Pilgrims (cos they're my local team!) and have done for six
years since I started going to all the home games with my uncle who got me
into them. I can't get to many home games anymore as I now live in London,
but can make it to some away games (Stevenage, Barnet!) but I still go to
home games when I visit my parents. Division 3 next season? Oh yes!! GO
- Anthony Gilby (ant#chezgilby+screaming+net)
I'm a 13 year old football fanatic living near Spalding. I also support
Leeds United and Peterborough. I played for Warboys Colts (Cambs) last
season, and am looking for a team near Whittlesey for this season.
- Mark Gilby (Mark#chezgilby+screaming+net)
I'm Anthony's dad and I'm a lot older than 13! I've suppored Leeds for
over 30 years now, but have followed the Pilgrims since moving to
Spalding 7 years ago.
- James Gleeson (james.gleeson#duflex+com)
I lived in Boston until 1996 and am now based in Derby. I am a lifelong
Derby County fan but like to see the Pilgrims doing well. Perhaps I'll
get a season ticket when I move back to Boston eventually.
- Tim Goodliff (npatchett#npatchett+screaming+net)
I live in Boston about 2 mins walk from the ground! I attend St Bedes
School and have been to every home game so far this season and a couple
of away games as well. Let's hope the Pilgrims can keep up the good form!!!
- Verity Goodliff (timothygoodliff#fsmailtv+com)
I live two minutes from the ground and attend whenever possible. I am in
favour of Boston moving ground even though I live so close. It would be
good to have a BRAND SPANKING new ground and I also believe Steve Evans
is one of the best managers the country and possibly better than Alex
Ferguson at motivating the team. Well done Steve and keep up the good
work. UP THE PILGRIMS.
- Ady Gosling (ady#goslng38+screaming+net)
I'm 28 and live in Boston. I'm a season ticket holder and it's great to
see the improvements of the last two years. It's amazing that we have
got games against Man Utd and Liverpool. Hope we can clinch promotion
- George Gosling (george+gosling1#btopenworld+com)
I am ten years old. My favourite players are: Jamie Cook, Mark Angel,
Ross Weatherstone, Simon Weatherstone and Jamie Gould.
- Daniel Gould (marcus_goon#hotmail+com)
I am Daniel Gould. My bother James plays for Boston and I live in
Rushden. My favourite player is Daryl Clare and not James.
- Shawn Graham (wheatlrc#yahoo+co+uk)
I have supported Boston for a year now and have just been to my first
away game (Scarborough 16th April 2001). They are cool.
- Ben Grant (sweetexorcist#aol+com)
I'm a 21 year old BUFC fan living in exile in Leeds. I've never seen a
Boston team win anything, but that will soon change. I can be spotted
wandering round Leeds proudly wearing an orange shirt. Am I the only one?
- Lee Graves (peberdy#aol+com)
Yet another GRANTHAM hater!
- Alan Gray (alangray_uk_1999#yahoo+co+uk)
Not a million miles from Boston but light years away in the football I
get to see locally, Aylesbury United. First Pilgrims game: Morecambe in
NPL 1973, supported ever since.
- Alessandra & Nicoletta Gray (alan+r+gray#btopenworld+com)
I, Alessandra am 4 years old and my sister Nicoletta is two years old. We
love United because our daddy does. When we are old enough (15 years)
will United have a ladies team we can play for and wear the illustrious
Black and Amber shirts? Our mummy Mariannina thinks that daddy is bonkers
for driving a 250 mile round trip to most home games. Mummy supports her
home town team of Napoli in the Italian Serie B, we think that the
Pilgrims would stuff them if they ever met. Thanks to daddy helping us to
- Kelvin Russell Gray (crockgray1#hotmail+com)
My first game at York Street was in 69/70 and
I have been hooked ever since.
- Samantha Gray (sam#grays+freeserve+co+uk)
I was born in Boston, but have lived majority of my life in Gainsborough,
but because Dad is a lifelong Pilgrim fan, I have always gone along to
the matches and became a supporter myself! Even though I currently live
in Gainsborough I manage to get to all home games and a few away.
Although this may prove a bit difficult later this season when I move
over to the US!
- Andy Green (green-kominato#pop06+odn+ne+jp)
I'm a Boston supporter living and working here in Japan. Although I come
from Warwickshire, my cousins and family live in Boston (Ian Reilly) if
anyone knows him. I hope and pray that we make it this year. Good luck to
you all and please give a cheer from me. If anyone wishes to contact me
- Billy Green (students#stbedes+lincs+sch+uk)
I am 13 years old and have supported Boston for the last 3 years.
- Garry Green (garry+green#capgemini+co+uk)
I live in Rushden (54 miles from York Street), Northants. Originally
from Spilsby, I watched Boston since I was 10 (1970 - Bobby Svarc was my
hero). I got to see 7 matches last season which is about the norm
although I always intend to get to more. Roll on Conference football.
- Kayleigh Green (paul+sasha#tinyworld+co+uk)
I live in Boston about 2 minutes walk from York Street. I play football
myself for Holbeach Girls. I've had trials for England u16's and have
been chosen for a 2 hour tranning session with Micheal Owen. I go to
watch all of the matches. My 5 best players are Tim Wooding,
Paul Fewings, Andy Stanhope, Lee Power and Mark Rawle. I have two
nicknames Kazza or Jaffa. Good look to Boston Utd in the Nationwide
- Kirk Green (june+green#virgin+net)
I have lived in Boston all my life and so has all of my family going
back to the 14th century. I go to Boston Grammar School and support the
"Pilgrims". They are the best!
- Paul Green (paulgreens+mail#btinternet+com)
I have followed the Pilgrims since the mid 60's but remember the 70's
with pride. During '73 season I think I saw the best squad we've ever
had. Over the years some great players come to mind - Malcolm White, John
Lakin, Jimmy Raynor, Jimmy Fell, Bobby Svarc, Bobby Brown, Gerry Stewart,
and GOD himself... John Moyes. Just want to send the present squad all the
best for the coming '02-'03 season.
- Russ Green (greeno69#email+com)
I started supporting the Pilgrims in 1978. I don't get to as many games
as I would like to as I am also a season ticket holder at QPR (and I
live in Watford!). I always look for the results on SKY SPORTS every
Saturday, whether I'm at work or not. Up the Pilgrims (hopefully into
the Nationwide League).
- Anthony Greenman (tonyiow#btinternet+com)
Born in Boston in 1963 and currently living in Ryde, Isle of Wight. I
would love to hear from any other Island people who support Boston. My
brother-in-law, Simon Callaby who lives at Swineshead watches them most
home games. Lucky sod! At least I got to watch them on Sky today. Good
Luck in your quest for promotion.
- Paula Griffin (paula.griffin#priory.lincs.sch.uk)
I enjoy watching football and I go to all of the home matches and I enjoy
supporting the Pilgrims. I am 16 years old and I will be starting at
Boston College soon.
- David Griffiths (davidgriffiths#utvinternet+com)
I had the privilege of watching the PILGRIMS from 1973 to 1991, when I
moved to Belfast from Skegness. I still follow the results each week and
ring the club call from time to time. Still love the Pilgrims and follow
the recent success with pride. Fantasic to see them top of the Conference
in early September, hope to still be there in May. Love to hear from any of
the fans I used to know. Now support Glentoran, had
a wonderful European trip to Denmark in August in UEFA cup.
- Kieran Griffiths (timshorts#hotmail+com)
I am ten years old. I once sponsored Steve Stoutt's shorts. My best
moment as a Boston fan was being taken onto the pitch by Paul Bastock
when I was a toddler at Telford. I like QPR, Willem II Tilburg and
Borussia Dortmund, but I like my Boston home shirt best.
- Tim Griffiths (timshorts#hotmail+com)
Stuck in Sussex. Hampered by children. Tortured by the memory of Peter
Morris. (Not so) Closet Merthyr Tydfil fan as well. Hates Forest Green
Rovers. Threatened during the inspired 4-2 victory with sending off by
the referee at Dagenham & Redbridge.
- Ivan Griggs (igriggs#iee+org+uk)
I was born in Boston, but live in Nottingham. I remember the FA Cup
matches against Derby County, Jim Smith and Howard Wilkinson. I try to
follow BU as much as possible (this does not include attending as many
matches as I want to) by relying on the TV or internet. Keep the Glory
Days rolling - FA cup success next!
- Steve Grist (seiflow#surflink+co+uk)
I don't know about being the furthest away from the York Street ground
but we think that we may be the nearest, living just round the corner in
Manor Gardens in clear view of the floodlights and within reach of a
Paul Bastock goal kick. I started supporting at the age of 9 just after
the 1966 World Cup, having the privilege of supporting The Pilgrims
through the glory years of Jim Smith and Howard Wilkinson and the
disappointment of non election to the league in the late 70s. Now 30
years later I can't decide whether it's just insanity that keeps me
going week after week or the fact that I can keep an eye on my bathroom
window from the Spayne Road terracing. In recent seasons my son Matthew
now aged 11 has become a keen United supporter acting as mascot on two
occasions and has helped to keep his father's language in check in these
most trying of times in the Unibond Premier League. Surely we will soon
return to our rightful place in the top flight of non-league football.
- Richard Grooby (richard+grooby#zoom+co+uk)
I try to see as many games as I can. I am hoping to get a season ticket
this year for next season. When we go up to division three!
- Sophie Grooby (chubbles44#hotmail+com)
Evans' Barmy army! Division 3 here we come!
- Stuart and Christine Grooby (Us2Groobs#altavista+com)
I live in San Jose, California (5289 miles from the mecca of non-league
football). I work for Marcus & Millichap,
one of the largest commercial real estate companies in the US. Until
recently I lived in Lincoln and regularly supported the
Pilgrims as that was my home town. The highlight being the FA Trophy
final appearance in 1985. Just like another fan on this page, I've also
got my American wife interested in the Pilgrims, she even has a BUFC
- Harry Gurton (harry.gurton#virgin+net)
I've been a supporter of the Pilgrims for about five years. COME ON U
- Simon Guy (simonguy1#lycos+co+uk)
Currently living in Buckinghamshire, my connection with Boston is on my
Mother's side, she was born in New Bolingbroke and my Grandfather still
lives in Mareham le Fen.
- James Hackett (ahackett#tinyworld+co+uk)
I was born in Boston and left in 1966, my family still live there. I live
in Melton Mowbray and still visit Boston at every month.
- John Hague (john#hopeowl+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Hoyland nr. Sheffield in 1964. I've been a Wednesdayite for 30
years this season, but this season has been the final straw as far as
being ripped off watching Premiership football is concerned. My first
match at York St. was 18/9/99 FA. cup match against Oldbury. I enjoyed
my day so much, it was just like football used to be, good freindly
atmosphere and lovely pie and peas. I'm born again into non-league
football, I only hope after seeing so many second half chances go
begging I've not swappped one frustration for another. Up the Pilgrims.
- John Hale (john.thebastard#virgin+net)
I was born and raised in Rotherham, and, for my sins, the "Millers" remain
closest to my heart. However, after much provocation and threats of
violence from Chris Donkin (also listed in these pages), I went to
see the "Pilgrims" a few seasons ago, and they have taken a prominent
place in my affections. I believe the Pilgrims belong in the Conference,
and look forward to celebrating their promotion with Chris Donkin, Kevin
Riches, Nick Harwood, Barry Peck, Jim Morrison, Kevin Oliver and Keith
Harrison very soon.
- Christopher Hall (cmhall#talk21+com)
I am 17 years old and I have gone to all Boston's home gomes but one
- Ian Hall (garibaldi#woden+com)
I was born in Boston in 1961 & lived in Holbeach until I was 18. I
currently live in Dudley in the West Midlands, but have always followed
the Pilgrims' results. It's great to see Mark Angel is still playing, as
I remember watching him have some great games for WBA. Boston gaining
promotion would be a dream come true :-)
- Lloyd Hall (lloydhall66#hotmail+com)
I'm 22 years old and live in Redditch near birmingham. I enjoy coming to
watch the Pilgrims when I can as my cousin plays for the team.
- Pete Hall (hallpeter#yahoo+co+uk)
I have been a supporter since the late '80s, and I come from Woodhall
Spa, though I am currently doing Maths at Warwick University. I am
probably too old now to ever be a match mascot, but I would like to play
live at the social club one day.
- Adam Hallgarth (DDAM+Hallgarth#currantbun+com)
I am 13 years old and I like to go and watch the Pilgrims as much
as I can. I recently went to see them in pre-season freindlies and I
think that they have a good chance of making the Conference next season.
- Caroline Hamerton-Stove (caroline.hamerton-stove#eraa.org)
I think Jim Rodwell is so delicious that I am now a recent convert but
hugely committed fan of the Pilgrims!
- Paul Hancock (paul#hancock.yahoo+co+uk)
I'm 12 and I support Coventry City as well as the Pilgrims.
- Paul Hardstaff (phardsta#uk+packardbell+org)
I have been a Pilgrims fan all my life. I work away and am unable to get
to matches. My dad and stepmum went to most of last season's home games.
I hold the United board and chairman in high regard because when I was
serving in the Gulf most of the lads wrote off to their teams and
received photocopied pictures and maybe a badge. Pat Malky and John
Blackwell sent me over lots of stuff, a home shirt plus programmes from
every game up until I returned home. That's what I call a team and
that's why we have great support.
- Martin Harries (malcolm#malcolmharries+freeserve+co+uk)
Born 1973 in Boston, left with parents 4 years later, when we moved to
Faringdon, Oxfordshire. We have always looked for Boston's results and
watch the team when they are playing near our area (Gloucester, Bath).
- Steve Harries (harries#perth+geco-prakla+slb+com)
I lived in Boston from '70-'78 attending Woad Farm and BGS before leaving
for Hull University. I regularly attended matches at York Street in the
days of Jim Smith, Howard Wilkinson, John Froggatt, Billy Howells et al.
Now living and working in Perth, Western Australia (8991 miles from York
Street) but still follow the Pilgrims on the net.
- Eric Hartley (eric+hartley#talk21+com)
I have lived in Boston since 1975 and supported the team as often as work
permits. The manager has assembled a very strong squad who can play some
good football when they put their minds to it. There will be some cracking
games at York Street and I intend to be there, all the best.
- Karl Hartley (Bambi) (bamblesuk#yahoo+co+uk)
I am 17 and I have been a big Boston fan for years, and have been coming
with me mate Andy almost every week. Let's get to Division 3. Come on
- Dave Harvey (daveh#emirates+net+ae)
Do I qualify as the furthest away supporter? I work in Dubai UAE (3412
miles from York Street), as a teacher. I was born and raised in Boston,
and watched them throughout my teen years before leaving to go to
university. I am the club's +1 internet supporter as I am rarely in the
UK never mind Boston, and when I am it is usually during the cricket
- Nigel Harvey (nharvey#portables2+ngfl+gov+uk)
I live in Wisbech and I am a 33 year old headteacher at a local primary
school. I see almost every Saturday home game and around ten away games
during the season. I am pleased to hear there are some new directors,
maybe they will be joined by new strikers (let's hope so !) Favourite
game: semi-final of the FA trophy v Altrincham home and away. Favourite
players over the last few years are Phil Brown, Steve Appleby (for his
huge effort) and going back quite a few years Dave Adamson and Steve
Thompson. Favourite players are currently Steve Charles, Steve Appleby
and Joby Gowshall and Baza! I would be interested in hearing from other
- Paul Harvey (paul#peninsulaevents+com+au)
Supported Boston all my life but I know live in Melbourne, Australia
where I have my own Sports & Entertainment Promotions Company. I used to
be a goalkeeper for Wyberton Colts, Melton Town, Grantham, Stamford in
my youth. My cousin is David Harvey in Dubai - I am the No.1 Internet
user of the site. Hopefully coming back for a holiday to the UK to see
this historic year in Division Three.
- Paul R Harvey (prrv25250#merseymail+com)
I am an old Bostonian living and working in Liverpool.
- Nick Harwood (ntybe062#sonm+nottingham+ac+uk)
I am a student in Boston originally from Skegness. I have watched Boston
for 5-6 years now and followed them all my life. I would like to say I
was disgusted with the chants to get rid of the directors and the rest
of the board at the game against Accrington, but I would love to see us
in the Conference again.
- James Hawkes (bhdmrjjr#currantbun+co+uk)
I live in Wyberton near Steve Appleby and I have played football with
play for Wyberton Colts and I go to the Grammar school. I go to see
Boston whenever I can.
- Sam Hazzard (sam#neogensoftware+co+uk)
Born in Grimsby, moved to Boston in 1984, joined the Army and moved away
to Germany but still like to keep up and go to home games whenever I'm
- John Hewitt (hewitepi#hotmail+com)
I now live in Cyprus, after 30 years living in the Boston/Spalding area.
During my time there I was the postmaster at Gosberton Risegate for 5
years and was the Landlord of the Wheatsheaf Hotel Swineshead and also
worked for Hargrave Int. I used to go to as many Pilgrims games as I could
and even after living in Cyprus for 11 years I still check the results
every week to see how they are doing.
- Adrian Hill (andy+hill#bushinternet+com)
I live in Frampton and have been a Pilgrims fan for ten years now. They
are the best.
- Simon Hill (editor#mcz+com)
Born near London, but lived in Old Leake as a teenager, I have been
living in California for the past 15# years, but thanks to the web I can
still follow the Pilgrim's :)
- Gary Hinson (daugey#hotmail+com)
I watch the Pilgrims every week. My fav player is Bazza.
- Neil Hinton (neilhinton#hotmail+com)
I'm a student currently on a six month exchange program teaching in
Auckland, New Zealand (11287 miles from York Street). I lived in Boston for 7 years until I was 15 when
my parents moved because of a job change. Haven't been to a match for
quite a while unfortunately but did used to stand on the legendary
Town End. Hopefully we'll be seeing Nationwide League football come
- Adam Hobart (adam#barmy-army+co+uk)
I'm 16 years old, I've been supporting United for nine seasons now, and
I'd just like to say that even though Stanhope is useless at badminton,
he is a great midfielder!
- Lee Holland (holland_lee#hotmail+com)
Me and my boys have been going to Boston every week for about two years,
with my main men Bob Harness, Tom Deamer, Ben Parker and Bill Murray.
We all stand in the Town End and chant abuse at away fans!
- Matt Holland (chunk+holland#talk21+com)
I have been a fan as long as I remember, and intend to stay one.
- Ray Holland (chunk+holland#talk21+com)
This is the best season since the great days of the Jim Smith era.
- Dominic Holliday (S-d+m+holliday#tees+ac+uk)
I've lived in Boston for five years now. I go to all the home games when
I'm back from University and some away ones whenever the chance arises.
- Jim Hollinsworth (jhollinsworth153#aol+com)
Over recent years I have visited my nephew Ross Frisby (until recently
lectuerer at Boston College) who has been living in that great town!
Enjoyed the company and the night life especially "Bentleys". Made plenty
of pals and made guest appearances for the college staff football team.
Visited York street of course and now there is a fan base in Glasgow. My
mates and myself watched with delight the promotion of Boston and are now
looking forward to a few trips to the north of England especially
Carlisle to follow the "Pilgrims". So look out at the northern matches
next season for your own Glasgow supporters branch. Good luck next season!
- Colum Holtam (me92ch#surrey+ac+uk)
I used to support Forest when they were in the Premier, but then they
were relegated, so I started supporting Lincoln. Then they were relegated
back to the Third, and I saw that Boston were winning, so daddy got me a
ticket for the last game. I love that Jonny Gowshall. Boston til I die!
Up the pilchards!
- Robin Hooton (r+r+a+hooton#ncl+ac+uk)
A United regular for the past 4 seasons. My first game was the Canvey Island
defeat. I'm currently in my second year at Newcastle University (152 miles
from York Street) studying Surveying and Mapping Science. I go to all the
home games when I'm back in my home town of Skegness and I also go to
important cup games whether home or away. I travel to Blyth - the nearest
club to Newcastle - whenever Boston play there.
- Paul Horner (pauldhorner#telco4u+net)
I am 33 years old and have been a Pilgrims supporter since 1987.
- Steve "Bozz" Horry (steve#horry+nildram+org)
Lifelong Pilgrims' fan. I hope we get promoted this year, so that next
season we can take six points off Lincoln City.
- Mark Horton (ESHorton#aol+com)
I am a huge Boston United fan. I go as often as I can to the home games.
I like watching and playing football. In fact I like most sport and enjoy
both playing and watching.
- Tom Hotchin (10046353#mail+ehche+ac+uk)
I am at Edge Hill College with the afore-mentioned Tracy Boulton, who is
my girlfriend unfortunately. I am from Scunthorpe but my Dad was from
Louth and he remembers going to Boston Gliderdrome. Good luck for the
season, as I know that with your ground that you should be at least in
the Conference. Just one more thing, I remember my Dad talking about a
Boston manager called Smith being very good a few years ago!
- Gary Houghton (gary+d+houghton#bankamerica+com)
A Pilgrims' fan ever since my dad carried me in at 2 years old - which
makes nearly 40 years an avid supporter. Don't get to enough home games
(7 or 8 per season) since I moved to Croydon 6 years ago. But do get to
most away matches in the south. Favourite all time players, Bobby Svarc,
Gary Jones, John McKenna. Any lost friends, esp from Newcastle Uni,
please contact me. Anyone in the London area want to arrange travel to
games? - please get in touch.
- Jamie Houghton (jazzomatic3#hotmail+com)
I am 14 at the moment. Been a Boston supporter all my life. Hope to get
a season ticket this year but they're selling up like wild fire. I went
to the Hayes match. It was great. Got loads of autographs. Also went to
the Championship celebration. I got on TV and in the Target. Let's hope
Boston get to the Second Division and maybe higher.
- Barra Houldershaw (barra777#erols+com)
In the military serving in the US for over two years.
- Jason "Woody" Housley (woody10#tinyworld+co+uk)
I'm originally from Boston, but now live in Watford. I used to sell
programmes at York Street as well as being a ball boy. I'm now 30 and
moved away from Boston when I joined the RAF 14 years ago. I see the
Pilgrims when I can. The last game I saw was at St Albans, very unlucky
but a good turn out from the Boston Boys.
- Paul Howard (funnyfella#tomgreen+com)
Well officially I am a Bolton fan, I live in Merseyside. I started off by
doing my GCSE Information Technology coursework on Boston United, and at
the time it was the beginning of the season and promotion wasn't expected.
As the season got on, I grew to get more and more interested, and now I
own a home and away shirt which I purchased when down in Lincolnshire and
next season I am looking forward to coming down to see matches when Bolton
are not playing. All the best for next season, maybe you want to loan David
Norris off us for the year?
- Delboy Howes (delhowes#yahoo+com)
Me? a 1970s Wyberton West Hospital job, me... , Grammar Puff,
University, etc etc... Been away, come back, been away, come back, etc
etc... Got my braces stuck in Boston's front door, try and escape, keep
twanging back. Currently about to leave flatlands for Birmingham... New
teaching type job... But will keep eye on Pilgrims' progress... Yeah.
- Daniel Howseman (diamond2#aol+co+uk)
I am 12 and I luv Boston. Bazza kicks ass!
- Jane Hoyes (ugottasmile#hotmail+com)
After beating Lincoln and getting three points from Scunthope we are the
Pride of BOSTONSHIRE.
- Andy Hubbert (jackash7#tiscali+com)
I've been a fan for most of my adult life. Two sons, one never missed
a home game since age of three. Sadly the other hates football.
- Paul Hubbert (paulhubbert#pcsj-groby+freeserve+co+uk)
I moved from Boston in 1986 after a short spell in Lincoln moved to just
outside Leicester where I remain. "The Sporting Capital of the East
Midlands". I too remember watching the infamous lump of mud at the
Baseball Ground stopping a momentous victory. I also remember the day
off school at BGS watching the replay (6-1). If Joe Kent reads this
email me, Steve Goodacre now lives just outside Newcastle, I have his
address. Since leaving Boston I must admit I am a Rugby convert having
Leicester Tigers on your doorstep is a bit of a must! I have seen United
a few times and I still get a regular blow by blow account from my Dad
who still goes regularly. Best of luck in the Conference, at the time of
writing this 10th Sepember 2000 you are the strongest team! Unfortunately
for the wrong reasons.
- Rick Hull (clairerick#manorgardens+freeserve+co+uk)
I have been a supporter of the best side in Lincolnshire for over 25
- Cas Hulsbosch (cas_hulsbosch#postmark+net)
I am a 19 year old dutch guy currently living in South Africa. Of course
I never heard anything about Boston Utd here in Joburg but now that they
are in the Conference I see them in the newspapers regularly. Go Boston!
- Andy Hunt (andyandvichunt#hotmail+com+au)
I have been a Pilgrims supporter for many years, but two years ago me and
my wife Vicki moved to Australia. Not knowing about the web page I
lost contact with the team, apart from the odd chat on the phone to my
brother who kept me informed, but now I can check up on the Pilgrims on
the net and watch video clips, it's just fantastic. Anyway, come on you
yellows and I hope to be back in the ground next season.
- Farne Hunt (farne#froggy+com+au)
Born and bred in Boston (Wheeler Close) I was supporter thru the 50s 60s
& 70s before moving to Auckland, New Zealand in 75 then on to Brisbane in
87 - A long way (10,192 miles) from the last game I saw at Shoddys - the
Derby replay - what a disappointment after the Baseball Ground game. I
still have the Standard reports on the Tottenham game! Football here
follows Rugby League, Union & Cricket, so it's nice when Boston gets a
run in the Cup and I see their name there in the Courier Mail (the Local
- Ian Hunt (ianmenzies#tiscalli+co+uk)
Fan of BUFC for the past 40yrs, often on the patter and chatter, season
ticket holder, hate imps, and DAGENHAM and REDBRIDGE.
- Jake Hunt (jcthuk#yahoo+co+uk)
I started watching the Pilgrims when I was 5 now I'm 13 and I go to every
home game and most away. My favourite player is Bazza.
- Jeremy Hunt (jeremyhunt2#virgin+net)
Born in Boston in 1970 and an avid follower home and often away until
I moved to London in 1988. I still watch United whenever possible but
this is mainly when they play in the South (some memorable games at
Welling and Fisher spring to mind). Determined to see far more games
this season (work & wife permitting) and with a bit of luck Division 3
football very soon! Likes: Lottery wins, days off and Trigger happy t.v.
Dislikes: Lincoln City, Kettering Town, Barnet etc.
- Neil Hutchinson (nhutchinson#bateman+co+uk)
I live in Skegness and I have been a Boston Utd fan since 1985. Working
at Batemans I find out a lot
about the team and club through work. I also support Spurs but being so
far away from London, Boston Utd became my local team. I began watching
Boston when George Kerr was in charge (those were the days). My claim to
fame is the design of the Batemans Adverts in Matchday Programmes. Good
luck for the rest of the season & seasons to come.
- Richard Hutson (g+j+hutson#btopenworld+com)
I am 13 years old, live in Boston and have been to see every home match
this season (I am not a season ticket holder).
- Mark Isaac (rooster#isaac200089+freeserve+co+uk)
Lapsed United fan from the early 70s when the NPL was dominated by the
Pilgrims. Born again in the rain at Hayes when the club achieved a
memorable and long overdue promotion to the Football League. What a
fantastic set of fans both home and away especially for a smallish market
town such as Boston. Would be good to top 5000 attendance on a regular
basis at York Street. Let's get more fans in with some clever and
innovative marketing please! Highlight to 02/03 season: several spring to
mind but last minute winner at home to Scunthorpe was very enjoyable as
was away win at Cambridge. Goosebump moment: hanging on to 3-3 draw to
Wrexham (without doubt the best side in the 3rd division); and Bazza
blatantly (?) handling the ball outside the area. Goal of the season: Neil
Redfearn's 25 yard free kick at Leyton Orient. Four points head start this
season. Let's get stuck in chaps!
- Daryl Jackson (rainbowclub#talk21+com)
Hi it's Daryl. I'm a true fan and like to stand in the main stand with
my mum. My dad comes along too but he's too busy working at Boston
Sausage. I haven't got a Boston shirt yet, but I do have a 1983 Matlock
- Grant Jackson (jacksonfamily#tesco+net)
Me, Ashley Goddard and sometimes my girlfriend Nikkita, stand in the
Spayne Lane. Me, Ashley, Paddy, John, Martin and Peter are known as the
six true heroes of Spayne Lane and we all go every match. Up the
- Lee Jackson (lee+jackson+89#deacons+cambs+sch+uk)
Born and bred in Boston (Carver Road). Father and sister still live in
Boston (Browns Road). I am now living in Peterborough (29 miles from
York Street) but still keeping an avid eye on the Pilgrims! I always
look forward to coming home and visiting York Street once again! You
never know, in a few years, Boston might be playing the Posh in a LEAGUE
- Ian James (ian#olga+org+uk)
I have supported B.U.F.C. since birth and I've been to every home game
for 12 seasons.
- Kelly Jarman (kelly_and_carly#hotmail+com)
I went to see Boston play Man U under 19's and since then I've come to
love Boston. Come on Pilgrims!
- Jaz (Johanino#yahoo+co+uk)
Okay...a certain young man not far from York St has a lot to answer for!
Went to my first match about a decade ago with Dad as a challenge! Hated
it (but lasted the match) and vowed not to go again. Now I'm courting a
young man... and he's into the Pilgrims like a mouse is into cheese, so
when I have the dosh I catch the train from Cambridge and come up! The
atmosphere is great and I went to a few of the games at the end of last
season. Currently I'm trying to crochet myself a scarf for next season...
but then I'm trying to lots of things so it maybe the year 3000 before
this scarf is actually finished! That's all folks! (PS. Don't come to
Cambridge in the Summer - it's chocca with tourists! Best bet is either
March or Sept! and the best SKIPS are in GYWDIR ST/ST BARNABAS RD for
those of you that like something for nothing!)
- Wayne Jennings (wjennings100#yahoo+co+uk)
I live in Cork City in the South of Ireland. This is only my second
season supporting Boston. Best of Luck and I hope you survive your first
season in the League.
- Paul Jones (pauljones#totalise+co+uk)
I have lived in Lincolnshire (Great Steeping) for years. Boston United
are my closest team and I am loyal to them!
- Mark Judd (M+A+Judd#uea+ac+uk)
Hello. Isn't it annoying when they don't put the Boston result on the
vidiprinter on Final Score. I am currently at the University of East
Anglia (60 miles from York Street), so it is the only way that I can
find the result without buying a paper (until I found this site). Hello
to anyone who knows me.
- Kazza (kazzaroo#tiny+com)
In my younger days (Before Children) I used to help out at York St on
match days. Unfortunatly I now follow the Pilgrims via the local radio
coverage. Nice one Steve and the boys. All the best for the Conference
- Guy Keeley (gskeeley#gis+net)
Although orginally from L'pool (and a Red through and through), I lived
at various RAF bases around Boston throughout the 70's and 80's. My
brother got me going to watch the Pilgrims and I took him to see the
Barracudas (in the summer). I always look out for the Pilgrims score
every weekend - thank you www. One day we hope to see them grace the
Football League. I now live and work in Boston, MA, USA (3240 miles from
York Street) - coincidence eh? We have a nice piece of the Stump over here
in a local church!
- Martin Kelly (mkkkkk78#hotmail+com)
I'm 22, male and Irish. I have been supporting Boston Utd for three
- Simon Kenneally (s+kenneally#uea+ac+uk)
Boston fan since my first game (home to Accrington Stanley in the
Northern Premier League. Now in Norwich.... ciao.
- Joe Kent (joe#kentfamily34+freeserve+com)
I grew up in Boston watching the Pilgrims in the 70's and early 80's
attending lots of away matches too. Moved away in the 80's and have
lived in Leeds since 1985 (my second team, come on you whites). Any
old friends from the Grammar School out there want to get in touch?
Steve Goodacre where are you now?
- Eddie Killick (ekillick#LineOne+net)
Although living in exile in the North-West for the past 30 years, I have
supported the Pilgrims for nearly 50 years. Since they joined the Dr.
Martens League, I don't see them so often now, unless I make a rare trip
to Boston. Saw them beat Derby 6-1 and lose to Spurs 4-0 in that
memorable season!!!! Let`s hope they get back into the Conference this
year. Good luck lads.
- Stephen Killick (s+killick#ntlworld+com)
I am a 35 year old Boston United supporter from Lincoln. Being in a
wheelchair, I sit in the main stand at games as it has the best view and
I'm impressed at how much wheelchair space there is. I enjoy watching
the games with my wife and my favourite matches that I've been to are
- Sheffield United in the FA Cup, Altrincham in the FA Trophy Semi-Final
and Grantham at home last season.
- Daniel King (Whyismark#hotmail+com)
COME ON YOU PILGRIMS! Hey y'all, respect to the Town End posse and all
the Pilgrim supporters wherever you are in the world. Originally from
Hertfordshire I fell in love with the Pilgrims in 1993 when I came to
Boston to do my nurse training. First game was a qualifying round of
the FA Cup, 2-1 up and Bazza got sent off, we went on to lose 3-2
against Canvey Island. I live in Suffolk now, soon in the States, but
I'll always think of you lads. STEVE EVANS' BARMY ARMY RULE!
- Simon Kirk (simon#phycomp+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Boston in '69, moved away early in life but came back in my
teens. I try to get to as many games as possible when I come back home.
It's great to see a site for the PILGRIMS !!!!
- Stephen Kirk-Smith (stevotheox#hotmail+com)
Have lived in Boston all my life and have supported the Pilgrims through
thick and thin. From the FA Trophy in 85 to the present day. I am
currently doing medicine in London with ambitions to help on that side
in the future at the club. Bring on the full-time team!!
- Ivar Klausen (ivar+klausen#rb+no)
I'm a Norwegian journalist. With two friends of mine I went on an English
football crusade three years ago. We also spent a night in Boston. A nice
town - and as such it deserves a good football team. From Norway we'll be
cheering Boston United into the pro-league this spring. Go!
- Geoff Knight (geoff#knighttwitcher+fsnet+co+uk)
I have been watching the Pilgrims since I was 7 years old therefore I am
in my 26th year of support. I go to some away matches and think when
things go right we do have the best FANS, but when we under perform it's
not so good and the fickle fans start staying away. My favourite players
are Peter Costello for his 100% commitment and Ross Weatherstone -
another who gives his all.
- Richard Knight (richardalanknight#hotmail+com)
Boston lad since moved to work in South London. Only get to home games
when I'm back to see the folks but get down to most of the Southern away
games, Woking, Farnboro, Stevenage etc. Favourite moment at a match,
Ward scoring against Barnet in the 3-3 FAT tie in the last minute in 87
and the 4-1 stuffing of Grantham to win the DML.
- Rob Knight (rknight#claremontandmay+com)
Ex-Bostonian, Giles old-school boy in Old Leake, Boston College. Last
seen as a regular at York Street in 83/4.
- Pete Kulczycki (DRY5PSK#Leeds+ac+uk)
I can but apologize as I am a converted Altrincham fan. Up the Pilgrims!
- Scott Kyle (smk2982#aol+com)
I've been going to United for 8 years now and I love it. I also support
Man United and being from Leicester I like to see them doing well.
- Matthew Ladds (peteladds#curridge+freeserve+co+uk)
Son of a life long Boston supporter which has been passed down to me.
- Pete Ladds (peteladds#curridge+freeserve+co+uk)
Left Boston in 1975 but remain a United fan.
- Alan Lambert (dj_foo#hotmail+com)
I am 21 years old, male and Irish. I have been supporting Boston for two
months (introduced to Boston Utd by Martin Kelly...).
- Ryan Lane (b4lane#lgscc+sch+leics+uk)
I am 15 and a devoted supporter of the greatest team.
- Richard Leachman (RichardLeachman#compuserve+com)
Born in Kirton, I attended Kirton Primary, Boston Grammar School and the
College. I can't remember when I first went to York Street, but I must
have been to most home games between the late 60's and early 80's, when
I first moved away. I now live down south, converting people to BUFC on
the way, but have managed to buy a place in Long Sutton now, and get
'home' when I can. However, it's not always easy to get weekends off
when you're a Baptist minister. I guess that makes me a real Pilgrim!
- Alan Lee (alan+v+lee#bt+com)
I have supported the Pilgrims for many years.
- David Lee Chi Kin (cklee16#yahoo+com+hk)
I am known as XXL16. The reason I have this nickname is because my shirt
size is XXL and 16 is my lucky number. I was born in Hong Kong and I
weigh 250lbs (17st 12lb), but I have played amateur football as a
defender, especially as a sweeper. I am one of the newest Boston United
fans and my favorite player, I also sponsor his kit, is Daryl Sutch. I
respect his 16 years loyalty to his former club Norwich City and also his
verstaility - he is one of the few players in the world who has played
from goalkeeper to striker (not in the reserve but first team matches)! I
will visit York Street on the coming October, see you guys soon!
- Daniel Leece (dml1ugs#mail+bolton+ac+uk)
I come from Horwich (113 miles from York Street), which is near Bolton
where the new Reebok stadium is being built. There are several of my
friends over here who are followers of the Pilgrims. I have only managed
to get to York Street once but I was very impressed, the pot noodles were
superb. I also think that the chippy called Eagles is the best on the
planet. I have also seen Boston play away at Victory Park (Chorley). The
away support was very impressive. Hopefully I will be able to make it over
- Dave Lenton (aquariusdiscotheques#hotmail+com)
I started supporting the Pilgrims from the 66/67 season whilst I was at
BGS (1962-68). I remember such famous names at Jimmy Rayner, Peter
Thompson & Jimmy Fell etc. Remember the FA Cup game at home to
Orient, and the famous Derby game at the Baseball ground, and also
Wembley in '85. Now only an occasional visitor to York St, as I work for
British Airways near Heathrow. I used to go visit regularly during my
school days with Graham Wright.
- Jon Lever (Jonathan+Lever#Virgin+net)
I am 17 at the start of March and live in a small town called Heywood in
Lancashire. I support Burnley FC and Sittingbourne (Don't ask me why). I
also follow the fortunes of the Pilgrims. Living so far away, I can't
see them a lot except Radcliffe away. So this site is the only way I can
get any info, CHEERS!
- Denis Limb (Denis+Limb#bt+com)
I have lived in Boston all my life and from an early age supported Boston
Utd. I am proud to say I was in the winning team of the first golfing
AM/AM and have played in every year since giving Boston Utd my full
- Howard Lincoln (Howard_Lincoln#ncet+org+uk)
I taught at Boston College from 92-95 and followed the Pilgrims avidly during
that time. A Saturday was not complete without the "York Street Experience" which
for me consisted of an early start in the social club to discuss the prospects
for the day and football in general. The Match, essential of course, and finally
a return to the social club for a post-mortem and Final Score. Wonderful.
I still follow the results and agonise over the league tables but
don't see as many matches as I would like though the cup-tie at Bedworth
did give me a "home match" this season - I now live in Coventry (73 miles from York Street).
My favourite player at York Street was Neil Grayson - a wholehearted
player who must have played in just about every position during his time
at York St including (tragically as it turned out) in goal. He
won player of the year in 94. My other team is Chesterfield FC
who have of course shared many players with the Pilgrims in the past
(Albert Phelan, Andy Kowalski, Ernie Moss, David Moss and Greg Fee who was at Saltergate
on loan for a while).
- Darren Littlechild (chiefdezbo#hotmail+com)
I am a student at Bournemouth University.
- Amanda Lord (amanda.lord#ntlworld+com)
I have been supporting the Pilgrims from afar for two years. Living in
Leicester and working part time I have had not yet had a chance to visit
the ground. Whenever Boston play our local teams like Nuneaton away, I
seem to be working. My husband bought me a replica shirt for Christmas so
all being well I'll be able to wear it to a third division match next
season. Good luck in the future.
- Freddy 'Lumpy' Loughner (croftdave#hotmail+com)
I played one game for Boston Utd reserves in 1976 and have been a
die-hard follower ever since. I'm currently touring the world on a
cruise ship performing magic tricks for the punters, but if I make it
back for next season will be following the Pilgrims all the way through
the Conference and to the Football League. C'mon lads!
- Alan Louth (Jake#jlouth+freeserve+com.uk)
I watch all of the Pilgrims' home games and when I can make it I go to
the away games. I think that we'll have a great chance of promotion next
season with Steve Evans in charge.
- Jake Louth (lilo#richmond1732+freeserve+co+uk)
I've supported Boston since the season they were relegated and I follow
them home and away. Steve Evans is GOD. I hate Grantham, Gainsborough and
all the other Lincolnshire teams.
- Sam Louth (Jake#jlouth+freeserve+com.uk)
I'm a ballboy at Boston United and have been for the last three or four
years, and now we have good manager, who is under contract I can see
this club getting back where we belong, in the Conference.
- Jenny Lovick (ray#lovick47+freeserve+co+uk)
I am the wife of Ray. Born at Amber Hill. Football widow. I work at
Pilgrim Hospital serving nice cups of tea and coffee to those of you
who have to come and stay for a while. (Ward 2A). Good luck hope you
make the top flight soon. I have promised Ray I will come to watch
Boston this season.
- Ray Lovick (ray#lovick47+freeserve+co+uk)
I moved to Boston 10 years ago to work at Pilgrim Hospital. I used to be
an avid Norwich City supporter, well they did need help and still do. My
other team was Club Bruges in Belgium, I used to go every other week.
I have only started supporting the Pilgrims this season, they are one of
the best sides I have seen that are not in one of the main football
leagues. Steve Evans has done a great job in such a short time, he and
the team deserve to get higher within the next few seasons. Division
three here we come. Keep up the good work all you Pilgrim fans the club
- Dai Lowe (dailowe#hotmail+com)
Born in Boston (Wyberton West Hospital, since razed to the ground in
keeping with some bye-law that everywhere I am connected with must be
- most recently the Societe Generale offices in London) 1952. Lived in
Nottingham 1955-1974, York, Warwick and London. This year, moved to Cádiz (1178 miles from York Street)
in Spain - see www.lucidity.ltd.uk
for details and a link to these pages. Visiting a small bar during Euro
2000, the barman - who has never been to England - recognised the replica
strip (yes, I'm so dedicated I don't only drink my coffee from a team mug, I
wear polyester (eeeuuuch!) in 40 degrees to watch soccer). I thought he was
pulling mi pollabut then he said (in Spanish) "they were promoted this year,
no?" Yes, we have football anoraks here too. To see a picture of him go to
I may be back in Blighty by April so let's see the Pilgrims at Wembley
for the Trophy again, please! Last time my train (Oh I just love your
inglés trains!) held me up and I missed the first half. Abrazos.
- Douglas Lowe (djj#lowegold+freeserve+co+uk)
I am a Bostonian exiled in North Devon. I used to go to matches in the
mid-sixties to mid-seventies. I was at the Grammar School 66-74. I have
written a book on United's F.A. Cup history which is due (hopefully!) to
be published this year by Richard Kay Publications of Boston.
- Elliott Lowe (Elliottlowe007#hotmail+com)
I am 15. I live in Sleaford. My favourite players are Mark Angel and
- Jack Luffman (lk253611#stmail+staffs+ac+uk)
I'm 19 years old and was a United fan the minute I was born. My first
kit was a Pilgrims one and at the age of 4 I went to the Trophy final in
'85. My Dad was the reserve team manager last year and loves the club as
much as I do. I am currently at uni in Stoke and spreading the Pilgrims
fanbase with my housemates.
- Andrew Lyon (lec7apl#leeds+ac+uk)
I have always had a keen interest in Boston United as my Grandad use
to referee there, a Mr Victor Stott. All my family have connections with
the club and my Uncle David still attends many games. Boston United will
always be a very special club to our family and I still look for the
results every week because we don't get commentary up here in Leeds!!
- Chris Maddison (maddison_christopher#hotmail+com)
I was born and lived in Boston for 19 years. I went away to college last
year and am now working in New York for a year. I can't wait to come
back and get back on the Townend and see the boys get into the football
- Chris Maddison (chrismaddison#genie+co+uk)
I live in Boston and am a fanatic of the team. My brother Glen used to
play for the club and my dad's stepson Chris Cook is the club's all time
top goal scorer. I never miss a match and look forward to Division 3
football at York st next season.
- Dave Maddocks (dmaddock#vaxxine+com)
I was born in Boston - my family moved away to Manchester (another "Red")
when I was young, however, I spent many a happy summer at my Grandmother's
house on Tollfield Road. At the time in the the 50's it was surrounded by
fields. I now live in Beamsville (3533 miles from York Street), Ontario,
Canada (28 years) and have only been to about two Boston games but have
always remained a Bostonian at heart. Now thanks to the internet, I can
follow the team if only from a distance.
- Kevin Malone (kevin.malone#cwcom+net)
I was born in Boston and I lived there until I was 20. Since then I have
travelled with my job and am currently living in St Andrews Scotland.
I still have a strong family connection with the town and always keep a
keen eye on the results.
- Michael Maltby (UncleB#hotmail+com)
I've been cheering the Boston boys to promotion this season and I truly
believe in my heart and soul that it is our destiny to play in the
League. The good Lord's book will see us reach the promised land.
- Chris Maplethorpe (cmaplethorpe#yahoo+com)
I love the club and always go to home matches.
- Tommy Märcher (cm2#post+tele+dk)
I have been managing Boston United in a Championship Manager game, and
have found it natural to support the club. Go for it Pilgrims.
- John Markham (a1a24198#bc+sympatico+ca)
I left Boston in 1968, arriving in Ontario, Canada then moving to British
Columbia in 1979. I've always followed the fortunes of United (good or
bad). The first years were a little difficult as I had to rely on any
newspapers I could get hold of, or by talking long distance with my dad.
But now with modern technology I can keep up to date with all the action.
All the best in the up coming season, which ever league the team is in.
Truly sorry to see the result at the Barrow game. I'll be coming to
Boston this September, so hoping to get to a game.
- Rodney Markham (rmarkhamn#aol+com)
I am from Gedney Drove End Lincs, but now I live in Upton, Wirral,
Merseyside. I always look for Boston Utd results. I am 40 years old,
married with 3 children - we also support Tranmere Rovers. The last match
I saw Utd play was against Chester City a couple of years ago.
- Leon Marsh (clingon104520398#aol+com)
I have supported Boston almost all my life. I also play for Boston young
Pilgrims under 13s. My favourite players are Bazza, Ross Weatherstone and
- Chris Marshall (wednesdayite82#hotmail+com)
I am Boston born and bred. I have supported the Pilgrims ever since I can
remember. I would love to see the day when Boston play Sheff Utd in the
Third Division. Up the Nortoft.
- Michael Marshall (marshallshouse3#netscapeonline+co+uk)
The Marshalls are back to York Street; father and son (2 years old).
Finally it seems United are starting to rise again after some poor years,
which saw my family leave the terrace in total bewilderment of not only
the team but also the directors, who in my opinion have led United to
such a slump. But what a breath of fresh air Evans has made. Someone who
wants the club to do well again which has resulted in fans like myself
returning to York Street. My only hope now is this may carry on and put
United back where they belong, hopefully persuading my dad to return to
York Street who is reluctant even now after some 30 years of support.
NOW OR NEVER Evans blow the cobwebs away from York Steet!!!.
- Phil Marshall (faboriginal#www+com)
Howdy from Down Under. Kept an eye on your progress last year in the
Conference and was on the edge of my seat waiting to find out if we would
be banned from the Nationwide League. Glad to hear we've made it too the
BIG TIME and I'm now jumping on the Band Wagon!!! The only (??) Tasmanian
supporter of the Pilgrims.
- Gavin Maskell (G.J.Maskell#herts+ac+uk)
I have been attending Boston United games since the age of 5. When I
first started watching I did so for sheer enjoyment. Now as I have got
older I have become gripped by the sheer support that the team receives
and will always give my full support to the lads through thick and thin.
One of my greatest wishes is to see Boston United as a League team and
with Steve Evans at the helm this may happen sooner rather than later.
Good luck lads!
- Richard Mason (masman_98#yahoo+com)
Thought I should sign up and help you conquer the Northwich total.
What about the first goal at Gainsboro what a strike!! (ha ha ha
they all count) Keep up the good work and the tremendous support
that you fans give us.
- Steve Massam (steve#smassam+freeserve+co+uk)
I am 35 years old, married with one child - Jordan, born and bred in
Boston and a lifelong supporter. My son has been attending home matches
since he was 13 months, he is now 4 years old and is a die hard
Townender. UP THE PILGRIMS.
- Paul Masterman (Paul#PMasterman+fsnet+co+uk)
I live ten minutes from the ground. I started watching Boston the season
they came down from the Conference. My first game was the 6-1 mauling of
Gainsboro', and I have been hooked ever since, missing only a few games
in this time. I really hope we go up this year as I have never seen
Boston the Conference!
- Ben May (ben_waz50#hotmail+com)
I am 14 years old. I have supported United since the Grantham home match
last season. I have missed 3 home games this season. I usually go with my
mates from bowling. For Christmas I got my 1st Boston shirt.
- Gail May (waynengail#ukonline+co+uk)
I have been supporting The Pilgrims for 12 years now. My Dad took me to
a game one day and I've never looked back. We go to all home games and
most away fixtures, leaving my poor boyfriend as a Football widower. Am
I the only female Pilgrims' fan whose partner can't understand what all
the fuss is about? I am trying to convert him though!
- Keith May (keif#may062+fsnet+co+uk)
I went to lots of the home matches during the mid-eighties and the FA
Trophy final. I got called back from the wilderness when my Dad and
sister persuaded me to go and see the friendly against Huddersfield last
season! Now I try to get to see the Pilgrims home and away whenever I
can. Division 3 soon???
- Vik Maycock (vickymaycock#hotmail+com)
I was born in Boston and I have been supporting Boston for most of my
life, they are a great team when they play together. I play for a local
team, Skegness Ladies! We're hoping to do as well as Boston next year.
- Kevin McDonald (kevmac77#hotmail+com)
I am a marine in Oman on exercise, but will soon to be home to watch the
Pilgrims over Christmas. I missed the start of the season and have just
seen the goal that put us out the cup. GUTTED, Unlucky Mark! But let's
make it up to the big time eh boys.
- John McGovern (john-sue#rcn+com)
I am from Boston, Massachusetts U.S.A and I wouldn't recognize Alan
Shearer if I tripped over him, but if it means beating those creeps from
Northwich Victoria then by all means sign me up as a Pilgrims fan.
- Mel McKenna (nataliejayne87#hotmail+com)
I am a big fan of Boston United. I am 16 years old and my favorite
players are Mark Angel and Mickey Brown. I always watch your games when
they are on Sky.
- Ross McLaughlan (wills+sandra#virginnet+co+uk)
I am 10 years old. Although I wasn't born in Boston, me and two of my
friends - Marc Adlesse and Liam Adlesse follow the Pilgrims to most
matches. They started taking me with them when they realised Boston
always win when I go - and now I'm a fan too! My favourite player is
Bazza because of his fearsome kicks and his diving ability.
- Mickey McMaltby (Woff#talk21+com)
I'm a good lad Boston through and through. I'm a regular with my good
friends Paddy Corke and Sandy Melrose the Womble Posse! Spayne Laners
might know me as Uncle Bulgaria or Big Mick.
- Nick Meeds (NICKMEEDS#nottsforest+fsnet+co+uk)
Find me at the snack bar!
- Mark Melbourn (m.melbourn#ntlworld+com)
Born in Boston, currently living in Nottingham. Life long supporter.
- Nathan Miles (paulndebmiles#onmail+co+uk)
I am only 4 years old and follow the Pilgrims at every home match where
I sit with my dad in the Stantons Stand.
- Paul Miles (paulndebmiles#onmail+co+uk)
I have been supporting the Pilgims for over 10 years. The Conference
away-days in the late-eighties and early-nineties were brilliant,
especially travelling to places like Sutton United and Slough Town in
Andy Robinson's old Vauxhall Chevette.T he mid-nineties apperared to be
a downfall and I therefore only remained visting York Street but still
went to every home game. Since Star-Steve Evans and Quow's arrival the
club is definetly on the up as well as attendances. Let's hope the team
goes full-time next season and gets into the Nationwide League Division
Three within the next five years. All the best to United and you loyal
- Duncan Millar (duncan+millar1#ntlworld+com)
A diehard, dyed in the wool, St Johnstone fan who for some obscure reason
has followed the fortunes of Boston United from when I was based in
Lincolnshire with the RAF in th 70s to the present day. Great to see you
doing so well and with an ex Saintee in charge as well!
- Lech-Gustav Milroy (L+G+Milroy#sms.ed+ac+uk)
I am 20 yrs old and have been a Boston supporter for the last six years.
Lived in Ramsgate 99/00, and missed all bar one of the matches during
their championship winning season (the defeat away to Margate), and now
I'm up in Edinburgh, missing out on the Pilgrims' long awaited return to
the Conference. My support will never fade. The league beckons! Stevie
Evans for England!
- Phil Minett (phillym2k2#hotmail+com)
I had a bet on boston winning the Conference last season and have
supported them since. I am 16 years old from Liverpool. Everton is my
first team, but I always look for the Boston results.
- Carl Miniature (Y2J#askjeeves+co+uk)
I really like football and all tyes of good sport like tennis, swimming,
running and other sports.
- David Mitchell (davemitchell_fulham#hotmail+com)
I am a Fulham fan, but when I went to see Grimsby vs Fulham, me and three
others went to see "The Pilgrims" vs Hereford. It ended up 5-3 and ever
since then we have always given a cheer whenever the mighty Boston score.
- Ella Moody (ellamoody#hotmail+com)
I am 14 and go to Haven High. My favourite players are Ben Chapman and
Mark Angel. Good luck to the team this season.
- Jake Moses (www.susanemoses#hotmail+com)
I am a big fan and I stand in the York Street end.
- John Mould (johnmouldj#madasafish+com)
I live in Leeds but I have supported Boston for about 7 years now.
- Alan Moulder (alanmoulder#earthlink+net)
Born in Boston, currently living between London and New Orleans. It's
great to have a site where you can keep up to date with results when you
are so far away!
- Joseph and Josephine Mount (josephsmount#rmplc+co+uk)
We are a couple of Pilgrims' followers in the north east of the country
eagerly waiting their return to the Conference, then who knows?
- Neal Mowbray (n+mowbray#scbanks+co+uk)
I have supported the Pilgrims for 23 years ( I am nearly 40! ) and am
exiled in Wisbech. I try to see as many home games as possible and about
six away games a season.
- Callum Moyes (daurgey88#hotmail+com)
I live in Auckland, New Zealand but lived in Boston for five years and
have seen home games.
- Nick Mueller (Nick+Mueller#olsy+co+uk)
I used to go to Boston College back in '92. I am a Leeds fan but got
into the Pilgrims when Mel 'mind the hair' Sterland went to play for the
club. Although I have never been to a match that will change!!
- Charlie Mumby (nmumby#msn+com)
I'm a devoted BUFC supporter. Though I do follow Newcastle FC! I go to
most home matches, and occasional away fixtures.
- Andrew Murphy (elle_re#yahoo+co+uk)
I am a 20 years old, male and Irish. I have been supporting Boston for
two months now (introduced to Boston Utd by Martin Kelly...).
- Pete Murphy (PtrMrphy3#aol+com)
I am from Salford. I started supporting Boston a couple of years ago
through my friends the Kilmores (Ian, Shane and Barry), James Crooks,
Joby Hicks and teetotal Binner. Good luck this season. Up the Pilgrims.
- Carly Murray (carlymurray#yahoo+co+uk)
Hi, my name is Carly Murray and I am 9 years old. I live down Woad Farm
Rd and I go to St. Nicks School. I've been a Boston fan all my life and
even though I'm a girl I'm footy-mad!!! ( I also support Tottenham). My
claim-to-fame is that I sponsored John McGinley's socks for a season
when I was just 15 months old and was told that they scored a number of
goals (back in 1991). GOOD LUCK PILGRIMS!!!
- Ashley Murrell (ashley.murrell#boltblue+com)
I'm aged 12 and I love going to watch Boston. I play for a youth side
on a Sunday along with my brother Bradley. I have watched Boston for
two years and I enjoy every game.
- Bradley Murrell (ashley.murrell#boltblue+com)
I am aged 11 and I have supported Boston for two years, the same as my
brother Ashley. Our favourite players are Paul Bastock and Peter
Costello. I also play for the same team as my brother.
- Knut B. Mydland (ikvarg#hotmail+no)
I would not go as far as to call myself a supporter, but I keep updated
on results and most news about Boston Utd through the internet. I
currently live in Kristiansand Norway, and my favourite teams except for
Boston Utd are IK Start Kristiansand and Man City. And of course my own
pub team IK Varg. http://www.stud.ifi.uio.no/~rolo/Varg/.
I hope to come and see Boston play in near future.
- John Neal (Jneal#tesco+net)
I go to the Mighty Pilgrims every home match with Paddy Corke and Martin
Wright. We are all Spayne Laners. Paddy is Mr. Bean, Martin is Tufty
and I am Big John. Surely Division 3 is calling for the Pilgrims...
- Carl Newell (carl#the-pilgrims+co+uk)
I have supported Boston United since March 2000 and my favourite player
is Mark Rawle.
- Chrissy Nicholls (chris#branta98+freeserve+co+uk)
I have been a Boston Fan for 3 years now and I think Steve Evans is
- Peter Niedermeier (diam0ndmagic#aol+com)
Self confessed BUFC freak. No other club even gets a mention. Totally
outspoken about anything that I consider to be wrong at the club. It
quite often gets me into trouble, but you get used to that after a
while. Former pro drummer with over 30 years in show biz. I now do
childrens magic shows. I am a director of Tulipland Potatoes.
- Mike Ninnes (mikey_magician#ekno+com)
I'm from Armidale, NSW, Australia. I've only been following Boston since
the start of this season but I'm looking forward to a great year of
football and hopefully next season the 3rd division will have to watch
- Linda Nix (linda.nix#cimaglobal+com)
I'm a supporter at a distance!! Like many others, I went to my first
match with my Dad as a young child when I lived near Spilsby. Even
though I support a Div 2 team these days I always look out for results
and keep in touch via the web site. Come on you Pilgrims!
- John Noble (grapple#xmas63+freeserve+co+uk)
I work as a greenkeeper at Boston Golf Club, Cowbridge, Boston. Previous
to that I served in the Royal Air Force and retired in 1998 after 37
years of world travel and interesting experiences. I first came to Lincs
in 1966 and have followed the ups and downs of Boston United since then.
- David Norris (david#norris.aol+com)
If you're a good fan you should know me. Let's hope you get up to Division
- Shaun Norton (nickynorton#hotmail+com)
Now living in Jersey for the last 14 years. Married with one son (3yrs)
and one on the way. I try to get to see them when ever I'm back there,
otherwise I follow them through the papers.
- Martyn Nundy (rnundy#telusplanet+com)
Born in Kirton, I now live in Alberta, Canada. I always follow the
results on the internet. I am married to Rosemary, whose nephew, Neil
Featherstone, played his first game for the Pilgrims last season and
is in this season's squad.
- Steve O'Dare (sjodare#lineone+net)
I hail from Skegness - really a Lincoln City fan - Watched Boston as a
young lad still remember "Be longsighted follow United". Best of luck -
hope you make it back to the Conference.
- Stuart Ogden (stuartogden#hotmail+com)
Big hello to Andy Robinson and all the dedicated TownEnders; missing them
windswept afternoons down at York Street but I'm now living and working in
Malta,t hough keeping a close eye on The Pilgrims results via the net.
I've now got to contend with supporting the local team - Birkirkara FC who
were unlucky pre-season by narrowly being beaten 6-1 by the Scum.
- Diane Orange (deejy9#hotmail+com)
My friend Paul introduced me to Boston and even though I'm from the North
East I am going along to Darlington to cheer on the Pilgrims.
- Mick Orange (mickorange#morange+freeserve+co+uk)
Born in Friskney in 1943. Attended St Nicholas, Carlton Road and Boston
GS. Scout with 5th Boston. Worked in town at Ministry of Labour, Inland
Revenue, Lloyds Bank, Dept of Social Security and Fogartys. Married in
Stump 1967. Presently living in Deeping St James and working in
Peterborough. First game watched v Frickley Colliery 1955. Also support
Norwich City in Div 1. Love the fens - on a clear day you can see the
towers of Wembley! Ambition - to see Pilgrims v Posh in the League - I
haven't forgotten how they crept in by the back door - they owe us one!
- Lee Overton (love479105#aol+com)
I am 32 years old and I enjoy watching the Pilgrims.
- Stephen Owens (stephenowens#boltblue+com)
I think I am Boston's number one fan, but I am sure that every other
Boston United fan thinks they are it. I am 13 and I live in Boston about
a 5 minute walk from the ground. I am now a season ticket holder and I
am going to stay a season ticket holder even if they do get relegated to
- Kevin Oxford (kevin.oxford#talk21+com)
I am the son of Ken Oxford, United's goalkeeper in the 1960's. I attended
Staniland and Kitwood schools and always look for the Pilgrims' results
and wish everyone at the club all the sucess you deserve. All Ken's family
live in Derby now but we remember our days in Boston with great affection.
- Dan Pape (danpape#angelfire+com)
I am 12 years old and I live in Lincoln. I support Boston because my
family is from there and they are the best non-league team in England.
- Stuart Park (stuart#tanyaknitwear+co+uk)
I'm an ex-player with Boston Town, Lincoln United and Heanor Town. I live
in Lincoln. Ex-team mate of Jim Rodwell.
- Ben Parker (bparker_bufc#hotmail+com)
I have supported the Pilgrims since I was about 10, going to only five
or six games a season though. I started to go a lot more regularly when
I was 14. I now have a season ticket and try to get to as many away
games as possible. My favourite players at the minute are Ken Charlery,
Colin Hoyle and Bazza.
- Dave Parnell (dparnell#hotmail+com)
I have been a BIG supporter since the first game I went too, that was
`79 against Altrincham, and as a young lad I wanted to see Alex Stepney,
but I found myself hooked, I didn't miss a home game for 5 years. Then I
had to take a job, and this affected the amount of games I could see due
to living away. Then 4 years ago I moved back to the area, and that was
it, my Saturdays have never been the same since. I also travel to over 60%
of away games. I think we are embarking on exciting period for the club,
and it is everyone's responsibilty as a supporter to talk the club up.
- Cyril Patchett (patchett#themutual+net)
I am a full-time Boston fan who lives 5 mins walk from the ground. My
favourite player is Mark Rawle. By 2005 Boston United will be top of the
- Martyn Patchett (yva94#uk.uumail+com)
What can I say?! UP THE PILGRIMS!
- Nick Patchett (npatchett#npatchett.screaming+net)
I live in Sheffield but most of my family live in Boston. My cousin, Tim
Goodliff is also a huge Boston United fan. My favourite player is Mark
Rawle. UP THE PILGRIMS!!!
- Tina Patchett (patchettman#yahoo+com)
I live in Sheffield and follow Boston whenever I am in Boston to see my
parents and the rest of the family.
- Viv Patchett (yva94#uk.uumail+com)
I am a part-time supporter who lives in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. I
follow Boston United through the web site and through my nephew who
lives 2 mins away from the Boston ground. Keep up the good form Boston!
- Andrew Pattrick (andypat#hotmail+com)
I have been a fan of Boston United Football Club for 15 years. I go to
every home game.
- Lee Payne (lee.payne#libertysurf+co+uk)
I'm 26 years old and like to go out a lot and play pool, snooker and
- Drew Peacock (wugga#hotmail+com)
I work on the land around Lincolnshire. I am a massive Boston fan, but
haven't been to many games at York Street. I prefer to watch the match
on teletext. I think we should take the advantage of the collapse at
Aston Villa and sign Southgate, Joachim, Hendrie and Ehiogu. Evans is a
much better manager than Gregory. Roy, that is.
- Jameson Pegg (jameson#superaje+com)
I was born in Perth, Ontario, Canada (3334 miles from York Street). I
have liked Boston for the past year or so. I am not sure really why I
started to be a fan of Boston, but I am! I was happy to find this
- Nigel Peters (nidge#newave+net+au)
Currently living in Adelaide, South Australia (10,071 miles from York Street). Will be coming to Boston
in November 1998. Looking forward to getting to see the Pilgrims play!
- Paul Phillips (p_n_phillips#hotmail+com)
I am a fun type of guy who loves football.
- Daniel Pick (danielpick#msn+com)
I am a Boston United supporter that lives about a 10 minute walk from
York Street. I am 12 but 13 on 21st June and am hoping to get a season
ticket for our second season in the Football League. My brother had one
for the first and should be getting I again so I don't see why I can't
get one. My favourite player is Mark Angel and there's only one Stevie
- Robert Pick (rob#pick41+fsnet+co+uk)
I'm Rob and I'm always up the Townend chanting. EVANS' BARMY ARMY!
- Greg Pickett (Greg_Pickett#hotmail+com)
I'm 18 and have to endure living in Grantham! I'm writing this the day
after the Pilgrims clinched the title and I can honestly say that I have
never witnessed scenes like that at York Street before. Big thanks to
Steve Evans and everyone else associated with Boston United Football
Club for making this season one to remember. On to the Conference!
- Sean Pierce (seansmall#aol+com)
From Orlando, Florida, USA. Starting playing Championship Manager and
Boston United intrigued me. Taken them to the Second Division so far in
the game and have now become a fan of the club in real life. I've never
seen them play, but am always checking for news and results. I support
- Richard Pikett (chriscowgill#cfpl+freeserve+co+uk)
I've been a Pilgrim all my life but since leaving Boston in 1992 I don't
get to as many games as I'd like. The WEB site is a top innovation. I
now run my own business in London and regularly make the Pilgrimage to
York Street and a few away games. Steve Evans is the man for the job and
I'm sure great things will follow from his leadership.
- Ian Pilbeam (Ian+Pilbeam#ed+ac+uk)
My first game was Boxing Day 1977: we slaughtered Worksop (I think) 4-0
in the good old days of Neil Callery and Jim Kabia. Best match... has
to be the semi-final against Altrincham: Bob Lee's looping header is
frozen in time. Worst memory... second leg of the semi against Mossley in
1980. My own personal highlight was being inaugrual
Chairman of the BGSBUFCSC (Boston Grammar School BUFC Supporters Club),
and presenting our Player of the Year Trophy to Bob Lee before a match.
We never got it back!! I now live in Edinburgh so it's difficult to get
to matches, although I was able to come back for the Grantham home game
to witness the culmination of the Evans Revival. It brought back happy
memories of 1985. Good luck in the Conference Pilgrims.
- Andrew Pilkington (pilky89#hotmail+com)
I've been supporting the Pilgrims for the best part of 10 years now and
am the co-founder of the Horwich & Westhoughton Supporters branch
with Chris Sherrington. Although not able to see them as much as I'd
like to I have seen some players come and go through York St over this
time, and without question, Steve Appleby's drive and determination
makes him the best of the bunch!
- Kim Marie Pilon (peacegirl20000#hotmail+com)
I'm from the USA, (Wisconsin in the Midwest) but had the very good fortune of seeing my first
English footy game in Boston, England last September! The Pilgrims won
3-0 against Weymouth. It was so exciting to see the Pilgrims play! I hope
to see them play again when I come back to Boston for another visit this
year! I just LOVE Boston!! A special hello to Derek, owner of The
Cowbridge House Inn - Cheers & Best Wishes!
- Nick Pocklington (susan#npocklington+freeserve+co+uk)
Boston born Pilgrims' fan who now lives in Newmarket and has to suffer
reading about Cambridge United and City.
- Pat Portas (barbara#sterling-consultancy+co+uk)
I have supported Boston United for 35# years married to ex Radio
Lincolnshire sports reporter Des. I have two children and four
grandchildren. I never miss a match home or away.
- Bill Porter (gapporter#hotmail+com)
I was hesitating, but then you beat Lincoln City 2-0, so I'm in.
Originally from Tattershall (1949 - 1970) and now Sydney Australia (1970
to present). Don't know how far. 22 hours on a Qantas 747. Go the
- Nick Porter (ncporter#hotmail+com)
I'm 22 and I live in Sydney - Australia (10,496 miles from York Street),
and I started following the Pilgrims in 1999, after a visit to my
grandparents farm in Tattershall. I didn't get to see a game but I heard
and read a lot about them. I keep up to date with results through UK
papers and the internet. Go the pilgrims.
- Chris Price (jlp#boston99+freeserve+co+uk)
I'm 16 years old and I have been supporting Boston United for nearly 10
years. Let's hope that we will soon get promotion into the football
league where we belong.
- Stuart Priestley (stuart+priestley#btinternet+com)
Now living in the soccer hotbed of NE England (sandwiched between
Sunderland and Middlesbrough and supporting the Black Cats but they are
second to the Pilgrims). Grew up in Boston and watched the lads play in
various leagues from 1950 - 1965 and only intermittently since then when
they play up here. BGS 62-65.
- John Proctor (johngATproctor25DOTfreeserveDOTcoDOTuk)
Grew up in Boston, and was a regular supporter through the 'glory days'
of the 70's, walking to York Street with Dad most Saturdays from
Wyberton. Best memory - mid-70's school's out and the town stopping for
the FA Cup replay against Derby (lost 1-6!). Worst memory - any wet walk
back home of a Saturday! All time hero - John Froggatt. Now living and
working in Lancashire, get to away matches whenever I can - Unibond had
a few local away matches, Doc Martens was rubbish, but now the
Conference gives me 5 to go at. Best time recently - Ken Charlery
scoring his debut goal after 4 mins at Northwich during our first (and
only so far) away win this season. Mum, Dad and brother Tom also keen
fans (check sponsor of Chris Cook in past years). Any other 'class of
'78' BGS out there?
- Simon Prue (simonprue#hotmail+com)
I am 17and was born in Boston. I live in Swineshead 10 miles away and go
to as many games as I can. Got a scarf that has been passed down from one
of my uncles who used to wear it when he went to games. Up the Pilgrims!
*ONE LOVE, ONE LIFE, ONE UNITED*
- Tony Pygott (tony+pygott#tesco+net)
I've lived and worked in Boston since 1986 and have watched the Pilgrims
regularly since then. I was born in Conisbrough, South Yorkshire and have
always supported my local team Doncaster Rovers (someone has to!) and am
looking forward to the games between the teams this season. I am a member
of the Boston United Social Club quiz team along with several other fans
on this page. I'll be the one in the main stand wearing a Donny shirt for
that game but every other match its "Come on you yellows".
- Bethany Rayner (townyz_babe#hotmail+com)
I am 16 years old. I have watched the Pilgrims home and away. My fave
players are; David Town, Alex Higgins, and Bazza, as well as all of the
lads. I hope they keep going up. Good luck lads.
- Emma Rayner (emmaray#fsmail+net)
I have been a Boston supporter for the last 9 years. My dad took me when
I was 10 years old (ish), and have followed the Pilgrims ever since. My
favourite players are James Gould, Jamie Cook, Simon Rusk and the
Weatherstone brothers. Come on you Yellows - Football League status has
arrived and we are more than able to rise to the challenge!
- Heather Rayner (heatherray#fsmail+net)
I first saw the Pilgrims in 1972 with my future husband John (who had
previously played for FC!), but moved to Northampton when we married. We
moved back to Boston in 1980 and John took the kids "out of the way" to
the football over the years. Feeling left out I asked if I could go as
well, and the bug bit. HARD. We are now all season ticket holders and go
on the BUSA buses to away matches. Favourite player is "COSSIE".
- Matthew Rayner (mattyray#fsmail+net)
I'm 17 years old and I've been a Pilgrims fan since the 95/96 season.
- Garry Read (waterhouse17#hotmail+com)
I lived in Boston from 1957 to 1974, then I went to Perth in Australia
(8991 miles from York Street). I played football for NORPRINT, and the
Eagles pub. I had a trial for Lincoln City but then my Mum and Dad came
to Australia. I now referee football over here. I have fond memories of
watching some good players at Boston, including John Lakin, Billy
Howells, Jimmy Fell, David Robinson, Bobby Svarc, John Froggatt, Jim
Smith and Howard Wilkinson. To see what I am getting up to nowadays, visit
my web site at: http://garryread.tripod.com/garrysworld/.
- Nathan Read (kellie_read#hotmail+com)
Hi my name is Nathan Read and I have lived in Boston all my life. I have
been a Boston United Supporter since they got promoted from the Doctor
Martens to the Conference. I very rarely go to the Boston United matches
but I am always waiting for goals on the Gillette soccer special to see
the score. And if the Pilgrims score I jump off my bed onto the ground
screaming with happiness even if we are losing.
- Andi Reeson (jarvos#bun+com)
I live in Alford and go to all Utds home games and a few away games. I
play for Bardney Boys U13. My favourite player is Mark Rawle.
- Shaun Reynolds (realpilgrims#aol+com)
I am 27 years old and have lived in Boston for 16 years. I have followed
the "real pilgrims" ever since. I'm in the Royal Navy and travel home
most weekends to see the lads play in "the original theatre of dreams!"
Unfortunately I was in the Middle East during the last few months of the
championship winning season, but I followed very closely giving the
Dagenham & Redbridge followers loads of banter on the way.
- Ivan Rich (ic_rich#hotmail+com)
As I am from Plymouth, I support the REAL Pilgrims in Green, the mighty
Argyle. However I extend my whole support to Boston for making it to the
League at last. Division Three teams are not much better than the top
half of the Conference outfits so I'm sure you'll do OK next year. I'm
just glad the two Pilgrims teams don't have to play each other. There
would be so much rubbish written about the history of the Pilgrim
Fathers etc.(yawn). Good luck for next season.
- Nigel Richards (nigel.richards#yellowpages+co+uk)
I work for Yellow Pages and I know Lenny Curtis! I am a Referee in the
League of Wales and since I got to know Len last year I have been
following your reults very closely. All the best in the Conference next
year. If you`re looking for some decent pre-season games then I`ve told
Len I could arrange something with our leading teams!!!
- Rory Richardson (roryrichardson#hotmail+com)
Pilgrims fan since 1982 when I moved to Sleaford from Grimsby. Although I
have a season ticket for Nottingham Forest I usually get to around 6-7
games a season. Soon moving to Australia so will be wanting to keep in
touch with all the news.
- Kevin Riches (kevblade#freenetname+co+uk)
Me and my son have been following Boston for the past 5 years after our
move to Skegness. I am a Sheffield United fan and my son supports
Chelsea but we both follow Boston as our second club because we are
unable to get to our other clubs matches. What Boston fans need to do is
get friends who support the big clubs but are unable to get to games to
get to York Street on match days and swell the crowds ready for
(hopefully) the new challenge that awaits next season. Local people get
behind your local team (even if your first love is Manchester United).
- Leon Richmond (leon#richmond1+freeserve+co+uk)
I have supported Boston from the time Greg Fee was appointed manager. I
go to every home match and as many away matches as possible.
- Liam Roberts (dj_ez_1#hotmail+com)
I live in London and am actually a Tottenham fan, but my girlfriend lives
right near Boston's ground and so when she gets on my nerves I go to the
football, that is why I haven't missed many games this season.
- Andy Robinson (arobinson#paragon.skynet+co+uk)
Hello to all the Sheff Utd fans who inspired this song, sung to the tune
of 'Annie's Theme'. KICK RACISM OUT OF FOOTBALL!
You fill up my senses,
like a gallon of Batemans,
like a packet of Seasalt*,
like a good pickled egg,
like a night out in Boston,
like an Eagle's chip butty,
like BOSTON UNITED come fill me again!
*The crisps you get in the Coach and Horses.
- Peter Robinson (parobin70#hotmail+com)
I lived at Frampton and went to Kirton Secondary modern. I worked at
Calders sawmill for a year until joining the navy in 1958. I supported
Boston throughout my teenage years and remember well the 6-1 win over
Derby. One of our teachers at Kirton was a Derby supporter - he got
quite a bit of stick on the Monday! On leaving the Navy I joined GCHQ
at Cheltenham where I worked for 27 years. I followed Boston through
all that time, whilst regularly going to watch Cheltenham town. I have
to admit to being a season ticket holder at Cheltenham. I have seen
Boston a few times during the 80's when we were both in the Gola or
whatever it was called. On one visit to York street my colleague (a
Cheltenham supporter) called the ground a "little old-trafford" and
couldn't get over the facilities at Boston. Best of luck in the
conference and hope you will be joining Cheltenham in the 3rd next year
(unless we've got to the 2nd of course!)
- Alan Rodgers (alsatoolman#aol+com)
I am a self-employed salesman from Boston and have been a supporter for
many years, both home and away.
- Paul Roe (roe#loveshischickens+com)
I think BUFC are the best club in the world.
- Doddy Rogers (doddy101#hotmail+com)
Champions at last, well done lads. Here's to Division Three. Cheerz!
- Shaun Rogers (julie#srogers1+fsnet+co+uk)
I am a 29 year old postie and have lived in the town for 25 years of it
and I am a keen follower trying to attend as many games as my wife will
let me, both home and away.
- Chris Rollings (footiekid#citv+co+uk)
I come to most home games with my Dad and my best mate Robert Pick who is
on the fans list as well.
- Dean Rose (moonhead#totalise+co+uk)
I originally come from Tattershall. I moved when I was 18 to study at the
University of Derby, were I stayed for two years.
Now living in Nottingham. A 60% of games home and away a season man. If
there are any other exiles in Nottingham, I am keen to start a mini BUSA
branch in Nottingham to perhaps share the load of driving. Anyone
interested drop me a line. I work for a car hire company so transport is
not a problem but petrol can be on those long away trips (to
Carlisle... fingers crossed).
- Fiona Alexis Rose (kenneth#atlas-iap+es)
I live in Mallorca, but still support Boston Utd. Sibsey is my home
village. People laugh about me supporting a little club. There should be
at least two up, two down between the League and the Conference to make
it more like the Premiership. My friends are avid supporters of various
Premiership sides, but I love to hear of Boston doing well. The local
Spanish pub even buys English papers for me so I can see what is
happening in the Conference.
- Darren Royal (darren_royal#hotmail+com)
I have supported Boston United for 3 to 4 years. I have been to every
home match since I started supporting them and I am only 15 years old
so i have my whole life to support them. I have been to a three away
matches - St Albans in the F.A. Trophy, Kettering on New Year's day and
I went to Tiverton a few weeks ago. I am going to go to more away
matches and I am a TOWNENDER!
- Craig Sadler (u_guys#talk21+com)
I am 17 and I have been a keen supporter now for four seasons. I go to
every home game and try to get to some away games. I live in Skegness but
I still travel to see them because they are my life. Favourite players:
Daryl Clare, Bazza, Mark Angel and Ellender. I stand in the Town End and
sing my heart out for the lads. We will bring flair to Division 3 next
season. See everyone there.
- Mark Sampson (SampySony#aol+com)
I am 19 years old and I have followed the Pilgrims since I was born. I
now life in Nottingham but I don't forget my roots. I try to get to
games whenever possible and we are clearly the best football team in the
- Harriet Sandys (harrietsandys#hotmmail+com)
I am 10 years old and I live in Metheringham. I support Boston United
(of course!). My fave player is MARK RAWLE!
- Damon Satchwell (DSATCH58#aol+com)
I now live in Seattle (4696 miles from York Street) but follow the
fortunes of Boston every chance I get. Born in Skegness, I played a lot
of football in and around the Boston Leagues.
- Matthew Savage (matthewajs#hotmail+com)
Born May 2000, first football experience will have to be the Euro 2000
Championships but I'm assured that watching the Pilgrims will be even
- Stuart Savage (stuartjsuk#hotmail+com)
A pilgrim now for well over 30 years and a season ticket holder in the
70s whilst at BGS. Best memory still the ball rolling along the
goal-line at the Baseball ground. Currently exiled in Maidenhead, with
young family. Now starting 18th year in the broadcasting industry having
started at BBC, then BSkyB, Cable & Wireless and now ntl!
- Diane Sawyer (isebeau#hotmail+com)
I live in Durham, North Carolina USA and have become a fan through my
friend Kelvin Gray in Boston, England. I got to know Kelvin and his wife
Sue, who I play bridge with on the internet, and where she and I met two
years ago. We have been visiting back and forth since then. Am I the
only person to have a Boston United sweatshirt and a fleece in the US?
- Scott Schaffarczyk (pip#richmondp+freeserve+co+uk)
All Pilgrims don't worry cos we're off up next season under the guidance
of the Messiah Stevie Evans. I've supported Boston since Greg Fee was in
charge. Hope to see you all at WEMBLEY. I hate Grantham - I'm only
human after all.
- Alex Scotney (alex_scotney#hotmail+com)
I have been a Pilgrims supporter for the last 10 years, but recently
have not been to too many games due to my commitments as a referee
(someone's got to do it!). I am desparate for us to go up and keep hold
of Sir Steve. Good luck for the Conference boys!
- Bryan Scotney (bw+scotney#ulst+ac+uk)
Born and grew up in Bicker. A regular at York Street during the mid-late 70's before
moving away to university. I work as a lecturer in Mathematics at the
University of Ulster - Coleraine (307 miles from York Street) and get to
see two or three home games each season when I'm back in Lincolnshire.
- Steve Scrimshaw (wookie#srjs+fsnet+co+uk)
I was born in Boston's Pilgrim hospital in 1974 and was brought up in
South Lincolnshire. I now live in the far North of Scotland (about 20
miles west of John O'Groats) and work at the Dounreay Nuclear Facility.
My family still live in Lincs and my dad works for a training company in
- Emma Searle (graham#bostonstump+fsbusiness+co+uk)
I am 21 and am a recently converted Boston fan. I went to the Southport
game in which we won. I have a daughter of 18 months old. I am looking
forward to coming to more games this season.
- Nicholas Seiflow (Nicholas+Seiflow#gte+net)
Vancouver Canada might seem like a long way from York Street (4633 miles)
but when the air is clear and you're high enough......... Go Pilgrims go!
- Bob Sharman (robert+sharman#onmail+co+uk)
I'm a lifelong supporter of the Pilgrims and a hater of Grantham and Lincoln
City - hey I'm nearly perfect! It shall not be long before we overtake
Lincoln City and claim our rightful place as THE team of Lincolnshire.
Then the Lincolnshire Echo might take some notice of us. Let's make some
noise for Stevie Evans' Barmy Army !!!!
- Tina Sharman (cowgirltina#hotmail+com)
Hi! Well done Pilgrims -I'm proud of you. I'm in Oklahoma, USA so my dad
has been keeping me up to date with how you've been doing. I'm a Boston
girl though (well, Swineshead born and bred!). I love it over here but I
do miss a few things: -Football- they don't have a clue about the game!
Also I miss Fish & Chips and Walkers crisps. Apart from that the USA
is great and so are the Cowboys! I have loved football since I was in
Primary school. It is so good to see a local footy team do really well. I
have been to quite a few of the games over the last several years. Good
luck for next season. P.S. Hello to anyone who knows me -this is where I
have disappeared to!
- Malcolm Sharp (malcsharp#bigpond+com)
Followed United since 1976. First used the website back in the mid
nineties when I lived in Cincinnati - it was the only way of keeping up
with The Pilgrims. Can't beat Charlie Blakey in Dunedin, however I'm not
that far from him, I live just outside Melbourne in OZ. Like Charlie how
can anyone forget Big bad battling Bob Lee's last minute winner against
- Chris Sherrington (CJS3BUS#BOLTON+ac+uk)
I am a Pilgrims fan from Horwich. Over here we have set up the Boston
United Supporters Club (Horwich and Westhoughton Branch), of which
Daniel Leece is also a member, and have around 10 proud members. I am a
student at Bolton Institute and I am also a season ticket holder at
Bolton Wanderers FC. This means I do not get to see the Pilgrims as
often as I would like though I have followed them to Chorley, Bamber
Bridge and Leigh/Horwich RMI as well as visiting the impressive York
Street on a couple of occasions. Up the Pilgrims!!!
- Tanya Shrivastava (tshrivastava#serco+com)
I am an ex-Bostonian who used to regularly attend home matches from
1983-1990, I now have to follow United's progress from London. Great to
see them having a fantastic season!
- Megan Simmons (family#simmonsihg+freeserve+co+uk)
I am 8 years old. I follow Boston Utd home and away with my Dad, Mum and
little sister. I go to Kirton primary school and I am in the school
choir. My favorite players are Simon Weatherstone and Bazza. I stand on the
Spayne Rd side and you can often hear me shouting "COME ON BOSTON". I will
be the mascot at the Chester game on the 23rd of March.
- Richard Simpson (LouiseChambers#btinternet+com)
I am a Tractor Boy at heart, living in Stowmarket (Suffolk) but all my
family live in Boston and surrounding villages. I do go to some games
when I can and I do follow Boston religiously, every week on teletext or
by phoning my Grandad (Frank). Third Division here we come!
- Mark Singer (themaster25#yahoo+com)
I play Soccer for a local club and my High School team. I plan in playing
until college and then go off to England. Maybe even play for you guys, but
my goal is to play for Bradford City. I was a fan of them back when Lee
Power was on their team and followed him all the way here.
- Craig Singleton (craigsingleton#fsmail+net)
I have been a Pilgrims' fan for about eight years now. I have been
mascots on six occasions, including the historic 9-3 win over Buxton. More
recently I have been reporting on United for the Boston Target. I have
been a regular supporter of the Academy over the last two seasons and
actually played towards the end of 2000/2001! My favourite players of all
time are Colin Hoyle, Paul Fewings and Lennie Curtis.
- Donna Skidmore (donnaskidmore#hotmail+com)
I live in Chesterfield and my boyfriend got me into watching Boston Utd.
I am a manageress of a betting shop and try and put up Boston's games in
- Brendon Skinner (brennybanta#hotmail+com)
I've been a follower of BUFC for some time now. My favourite player was
Noel Luke. What a legend. But I'm still outraged that the club ever let
go the new Chris "god" Cook in many peoples eyes Neil Featherstone.
- Tor Bernhard Slaathaug (t+b+slaathaug#studorg+uio+no)
I am from Norway, live in Norway, and work in Norway. I am 20 years old,
and I work with student politics. I want to be a Pilgrims' Fan! I really
do. I want to start up a supporter club in Norway for the Pilgrims here
in Norway. Please contact me.
- John Slade (john#jslade+freeserve+co+uk)
Supported United through thick and thin for years, although my support
waned when we were relegated from the Conference. I like to think I was
responsible for getting the NORPRINT advertising board at United
- Mark Sleaford (KIRCARR#AOL+com)
I'm a supporter of the Pilgrims and I also enjoy playing footy for
Nortoft Boys U13's, because I'm brilliant!
- Mickey Small (AndyLisaButler#townendbarmyarmy+freeserve+co+uk)
Supporter of 25 years standing and at last we have a decent manager who
thinks about the most important people - the fans. While Steve is in
charge I will continue to sponsor the team. Good luck for the new
- Cecilia Smart (cecilia_smart#exxonmobil+com)
It's good to see us up to the giddy heights of the Conference again. Have
to follow the results courtesy of "Gillette Super Soccer Saturday" in
London, when I would rather be standing in the rain in Boston with
a packet of "Seasalt" crisps in my hand!
- Adam Smith (smifaye#hotmail+com)
I go to Boston Grammar School. I am 13 years old. Everybody knows my
sister Claire "mif" Smith, I think she is a cow! I go to Boston most
weeks and stand in the Spain Road stand. I have supported Boston since I
was about seven years old when I went with my dad and sat in the
- Bernie Smith (smith_bernie#hotmail+com)
Pilgrims fan for many years from up in Scotland. Delighted to see the
boys in the Football League!
- Chris Smith (maia#netlineuk+net)
I emigrated to the flatlands in 1979, from Sheffield, and stayed,
working locally. It seems perverse not to support your local football
team (and nowhere near as contemptible as the millions of 'so-called'
Man Utd fans who never go and watch them or who don't actually know how to
find Old Trafford). I'm also a member of the Boston Utd Social Club quiz
team with Andy Stone et. al. (There should be seven of us on this site
somewhere - and always in the ground on match days!)
- Daniel Smith (Daniel.Smith#fishtoft.school.lincs.sch.uk)
I am 10 years old and I come to watch the home games every Saturday. My
favourite player is Daryl Clare.
- Darren Smith (darrensmith820#yahoo+com)
I think Boston United are great and the best game last season was
Boston against Grantham Town. I normally go to the games with Phillip
and Lewis Wright. I live in the great village of Friskney.
- Earline Smith (ladye41#bellsouth+net)
Hi ya'll. I live in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA and fully support ya'll.
Great going guys.
- Luke Smith (94smithl#qegs+lincs+sch+uk)
Boston are the best team in the world - Long live Steve Evans.
- James Smith (martin.smith#compaq+com)
Born in 1984, I've been supporting the Pilgrims since I was taken to York
Street in my pram! My favourite game was the FA Trophy game at home to
Altrincham this year. I also enjoyed the cup match at Chester a couple of
years ago. "Come on you pilgrims"
- Martin Smith (martin.smith#compaq+com)
I was born and lived in Boston until about 1980. I went to BGS and then
Salford University. I now live in Verwood in Dorset with my family (son
is James (see above) - named after guess who!!), and work for Compaq. I started
watching the Pilgrims in the old West Midland league days and have
watched them as often as I can since. I remember the glory days of the
NPL as if they were only yesterday. It's great that we're in the DM
league now, as I can get to plenty of away games. Come on you Pilgrims!!!
- Matthew Smith (thims2#aol+com)
I am 12 years old. I attend the Boston Grammar School. I support
Manchester United and Boston. My favourite Boston players are Joby
Gowshall and Andrew Stanhope.
- Mel Smith (MEL#skeggy21+freeserve+co+uk)
Aged 44, married with two grown up children. I am a full-time fire
officer at Skegness. I also support Spurs. I watch most of Boston's
Saturday home games. I play 1st division darts for the Rail-road club
and fish with Wainfleet and New Leake.
- Neil Smith (neil-carla#carla-neil+fsnet+co+uk)
I used to live 12 miles from Boston in a little place called New
Leake. While I lived there I never went to see a game at York Street.
But since I moved to Derby I have followed Boston as my home team (my
second team is Man. Utd) I like to go when I come home visiting. The
first game I went to see was against Ilkeston Town in the F.A. Cup.
It was interesting running through the streets with over enthusiastic
Ilkeston fans on your tail....!
- Roger Smith (dipsrs#ibm+net)
I was born in Boston 31 years ago and lived my childhood days in York St
- about 50 yards from the turnstiles. Does this make me the closest
(unless anyone lives in the Social Club)? I now live and work in Bewdley,
(104 miles from York Street) which is near Kidderminster but I have vowed
only to go there again when Utd return. Having found this site it should
prove a lot easier to follow results and events. Am I the only person here
to wish a return to the glory days of the 60s, 70s and 80s? Favourite
players of all time must be John Froggatt and Billy Howells. Does anyone
else know that Andy Malkinson is the worst dart player of all time - he
just can't play the game!
- David "Bill" Smithbone (david#smithbone+freeserve+co+uk)
I left Boston for Norwich as United were heading for relegation, I'm now
leaving for Ipswich as promotion beckons. Should I have left earlier?
Does anyone else remember seeing Stan Collymore play at York St. for
Stafford? Or did I dream it?
- Phil Sneath (phil#sneath+freeserve+co+uk)
I have followed the Pilgrims since I was 5 years old. I am now 22.
It's good to see some success at last. When at University in Leeds, I
used to make a 200 mile round trip to watch almost every home game.
- Jay Snell (jaysnell#compuserve+com)
My dad took myself and my brother along to a game as he is a big fan and
now my brother and I are hooked as well.
- Rodger Snell (the-pilgrim#prime+net+sa)
My wife Jean and I are big fans of the PILGRIMS. We try to get to as
many matches as we can, both Home and Away when we are back from Saudi
Arabia on holiday. We keep in touch with the club by telephoning the
press box for the half-time and full time scores. When we play away we
telephone the away club to see how the PILGRIM'S are getting on. Winning
- Chris Snow (chris_snow#bigfoot+com)
I started following the Pilgrims when I met my girlfriend Emma (now my
wife), in Sleaford. Originally from Wolverhampton, the Wolves are my
first love. I used to regard Boston as my third team behind
Kidderminster, but the Pilgrims have overtaken the Harriers in my
affections. Hopefully both sides will get promotion this season. I get to
York St as oftern as is practical, living as I now do in Oxfordshire and
working in Brussels every other week. If I ever come by enough money I'd
love to be involved with United in some way.
- Di Sobkowiak (jcarpenter#rusko+freeserve+co+uk)
I am a mother of two boys who go to home games, they both support Man
Utd as well as Boston. I must admit I enjoy football too!
- Gary Spate (publisher#ntlworld+com)
I am usually a Grimsby Town fan but I have been watching the progress of
the Pilgrims the past two seasons and I say that the future is looking
extremely bright for Boston. Well done, you've just earned yourself a new
- Chris Spence (rgsptt#aol+com)
Boston are unstopable and will be promoted in the next few years. Visit
my site at www.goesbetter.com and find out why I'm a true Pilgrims' fan.
- Mick Spillane (slow#trainer4547+fsnet+co+uk)
The first match I saw was way back in the sixties. It was the FA Cup
match against Orient. The score was 1-1, and since that day I have
been hooked. I feel lucky to have seen the best non-league team in the
country. We have been cheated out of going into the League on two
occasions. The first time was when we beat Wimbledon in the non-league
"Champions of Champions" to see who would be put forward for the League.
We both put forward the rest is history. The same happened with Wigan we
won the Northern Premier League they came second, we put forward so did
Wigan - that also is history. Let's hope this is third time lucky!
- Sarah Spillane (sarah#spillanes+fsnet+co+uk)
I go home and away with Boston Utd. My fav players are Mono and David
- Daniel Spittle (Daniel.Spittle#albertave+freeserve+co+uk)
As a supporter of Boston for 9 years it is great to see them back in the
Conference. I go to every home game and travel to as many away games as
I can. Let's hope we have have an even better season in the Conference
this season now we are full-time and let's hope we have a good FA Cup run
this season - hopefully get drawn against Lincoln City in the early rounds
and Man Utd in round three. Good luck Steve Evans in the coming season.
- Stuart Staines (slipknotrule00#aol+com)
I have been a Boston supporter for a few years now and live up in
Hartlepool. Thanks to this I can't go and see the home games (DAMN) but
I see all the away games and love the Pilgrims. COME ON BOSTON!!!
- Richard Staples (richardstaples#hotmail+com)
I am 28, I live in York but I am originally from Skegness. I have
followed Boston United since I was young going to many matches with my
grandad. The highlight of my time as a Boston Utd fan was the cup
semi-final win over Altrincham. I have travelled as far as Worcester to
watch Utd (last season) and my biggest heartbreak of course has to be
the Wembley final.
- Dunc Starbuck (cardun#starby+fsnet+co+uk)
I've supported "The Pilgrims" all my life, even after moving away from
Boston in '92 to the Lincoln area.
- Craig Stark (cstarkclan#aol+com)
I am a season ticket holder at Dunfermline Athletic. I have been watching
the Pilgrims progress for about 10 years. I seem to have got my sons
interested as well. Hope to come down to a game in the new season
hopefully in division 3.
- Keith Stathers (keithstathers#mb+imag+net)
I was raised in Boston and went to Kittwood. Finished school in Dec.
1958 and left Boston to work in Gainsborough. Was in the Merchant Navy
until 1963 when I emigrated to Canada and came to Winnipeg. I have been
here for over 30 years and consider myself an adopted Canadian.
I still have all my family in England and have been back to visit a
number of times. I will be visiting my sister Sylvia in Burgh-Le-Marsh.
Would like to hear from some of the guys from Kittwood.
- David Steadman (david.steadman#tesco+net)
Born in Boston in 1945, attended Carlton Road School and the Grammar
School. Left Boston to go to university in 1964. Sister and two brothers
still live in Boston; third brother lives in Pinchbeck. Regulaly
supported United whilst at school, still follow their results every week.
Currently living near Dunmow, Essex with my wife of 29 years! Two sons
both graduated from university last Summer; both have had the pleasure of
seeing the Pilgrims at York Street and the eldest went with me to support
them at Wembley.
- Sam Steer (sam#laugh-net+co+uk)
I am 14 years old and live about 2 miles from York Street. The ground's
got a great atmosphere every home game and it's always funny to see
Steve Evans throw his water bottle at the ref. Keep it up Steve, and the
team and maybe one day we'll be in the third division.
- Sigmar Stefánsson (sigmars#beer+com)
I'm a 22 year old university student from Iceland who got to know the
Pilgrims through the computer game 'Championship Manager' and now I
consider myself one of Iceland's biggest Pilgrims' fans. I definately
plan to visit York Street Stadium in near future. Keep up the good work!
- George Stephens (george#boston38+freeserve+co+uk)
Have supported Boston since the 50's (Derby County and Spurs in the famous
cup run, Midland League games against the likes of Nottingham Forest,
Notts County, Rotherham, Scunthorpe - reserves of course, local derbies
versus the Posh). I played for the United Team in the Boston League as a
kid before leaving Boston in the 60's - Tommy Lowder was the Manager,
Ken Oxford - former goalkeeper managed the Sunday League team. I now live
in London and saw the away match against Kingstonian this season. What
happened to the real stars - Dusty Miller, Eric Lister, Johnny Birbeck,
Andy Graver, Johnny Garvie, Ray Middleton, Geoff Snade, the Hazledine
brothers? Keep the faith and see you in the Conference next season!
- Bryan Eric Stephenson (tindajii10#sprintmail+com)
I am a Web Designer from the U.S.
- Carl Stephenson (hlop7082#northtyneside.org.uk)
I am 15 years old and I am football mad. I hang around with Anthony
Cartwright. (SOMETIMES) and I like to go to parties. I play football
every Tuesday and Sunday.
- Keith Stevens (keith.stevens#pgen+net)
I am from West London. Myself and my wife Val have been in Boston now
close on 30 years. Our son Chris was born here - he supports Leicester
City and Boston United and I support Celtic and Boston. We would like to
hear some more verbal support in chants and songs as it really lifts the
team, even when they are going through a rough patch - so let's give them
- Pete Steward (petestew#postmaster+co+uk)
Lived in Boston in the late 1970s, and supported United in the NPL glory
days. Have lived in London for ten years, and have rediscovered my love
of the Pilgrims through the internet. Loved last season's success, and
managed to see five games. I am currently planning my route to all
Conference grounds in the South.
- Robbie Stewart (robbie#stewart1971+fsnet+co+uk)
I'm 17 and live in Glasgow, Scotland. I am a youth team player with
Clydebank F.C. I first found out about the Pilgrims from my girlfriend's
cousin who is a lecterer of sports science at Boston College and
lectures some of the Academy boys at the College. He has been spreading
the gospel about Boston United to me and has been trying to convince me
to come and play for them. I now always check the scores on a Saturday
and I'm frequently on the website and hope to make it to a few games
this year. I am very impressed with the Academy system in place at the
club as it means players in a similar situation to me have something to
fall back on if they do not make it as a footballer.
- Tim Stoodley (5647382910#talk21+com)
I am more than a mad Boston fan, I am a crazy Boston fan because I was
- The Storer Family (xlo58#dial.pipex+com)
John, Jo, Mark and Matthew Storer live in Benington, Boston. Alice lives
there too but is not the world's greatest football fan. Favourite player:
- Mark Storer (MStorer50#Hotmail+com)
I support Boston Utd and I sit in the Stantons' stand. Hope to see Boston
in the football league in the next year or two.
- Trond Storvik (trond_storvik#hotmail+com)
I'm a Norwegian guy who has become a Pilgrims-fan during the past year.
I'm 22 years old and I hope Boston United will have a successful first
season in the 3rd division. Good luck everybody!
- Chris Stott (castott#ntlworld+com)
My name is Chris Stott, another one of the Stott Clan from Boston. I
now reside in Cardiff, after moving from Boston via Spalding, Stockwell,
South Norwood and Reading. I'm the baby of the family (although I'm 44)
and went along to see the Pilgrims with by brothers, Howard and David,
and for a period of time was even a ballboy under the management of Jim
Smith. One vivid memory was our 6-1 defeat by Derby in the FA CUP (we
was robbed in the first match due to a
sloping goal mouth!) and had the
distinction of running onto the pitch and placing the ball on the
penalty spot when were awarded a penalty (10 seconds of fame on the
telly). Although I'm an avid Baggies fan, I have seen the Pilgrims
occasionally whilst on my travels and still check the results every
week and was impressed with last year's performance. I was disappointed
that I was unable to see the Pilgrims on their visits to Wales. Best
of luck for the new season you never know!
- David Stott (DavidAStott#aol+com)
I was born in Boston (1952 - what a giveaway) and have been supporting
the Pilgrims since 1966 (West Midlands League Champions days - Don
Donovan, Billy Howells etc - followed them right through to the Jim
Smith and Howard Wilkinson era until work took me away). Watched them
home and away during my late teens (thrown out of many a ground - both
officially and unofficially). I now live in Scotland (Dollar which is
near Stirling). I currently work in Newcastle (so only get home at
weekends) but ALWAYS ensure any trips home (saw the boys 3 times at
home last season) are when the Pilgrims are at home - currently planning
a trip for the first home Conference game. Still know a few of the
regulars who drink in The Ship before the games (Tony and crew). Good
to see your web page - it is lifeline to someone like me.
- Gareth Stott (gds#psychology+nottingham+ac+uk)
I was born in Boston (1974) and have been a massive fan of the Pilgrims
since my father started me off when I was a child. My grandfather
(Victor Stott) has been a ref at the ground and my father (David Stott)
has been kicked out of the ground. I started coming back to Boston (as
I live in Nottingham) to watch the games with my dad on a whim and just
became addicted to them. I now intend for it to be a regular thing for
myself and my girlfriend as she also likes coming to the games even
though she was born in Bristol. A big round of applause for the web
site as it keeps me in touch of what's happening.
- Howard Victor Jackson Stott (H.V.J.S#btinternet+com)
Another Stott born and bred in Boston but now living in Pinchbeck. Always
followed Boston as a youth with little brother David and even littler
brother Christopher. Being the son of Vic Stott it was inevitable that
football was an interest and not only followed Boston but played locally
for teams like Railway, Kirton colts and One # Ten. It's great to see
Boston keeping up with the times with a great web page, I promise to
visit York Street again soon.
- Alf Swain (swainliverpool#aol+com)
As an Everton / Celtic fan from Liverpool, I came across the Pilgrims
whilst researching my family tree in Boston. My great grandfather came
from Fishtoft, where I met long suffering and much travelled Boston fan
Greg Swain, who will be known to many of your readers. If any of you do
indeed know him please pass on my regards. Working in Leicester, I have
managed to attend a few games, most recently the thrilling (!) Lincs Cup
semi-final win at Grantham. Keep up the good work, and I look forward to
my next visit to York St.
- Matthew Tavender (bigstan#globalnet+co+uk)
I am currently the Boston United Reserves captain.
I have played for the reserves for two seasons. I am from Louth. I was
brought to the club by Mark Shackleton last season. My main complaint is
that my name is always spelt wrong as it is TAVENDER and not TAVINDER.
I have enjoyed playing for the reserves and I would like to see more of
you fans come to see us when we are at home and you do not go to see the
- James Taylor (TaylorAGJM#aol+com)
I am 11 years old and I go to William Lovell School. I play football for
Boston Town Juniors and have done for 3 years. I support Manchester
United as well as Boston United. I come to Boston United's games when I
can. I haven't really got a favourite player, I just like them all.
- Mark Taylor (markie+taylor#virgin+net)
I was born in Boston, but moved away to go to college. My parents still
live in Boston. I used to go to matches with my Dad when I was small
(when last in Conference). I now live in Sheffield and hope to get to
half a dozen home games and the Doncaster, Scarborough away games.
- Mark Taylor (energizer451#hotmail+com)
I'm actually a Diamonds fan but my dad comes from Lincolnshire
(Mablethorpe) and I hope you come up this season coz I enjoyed the trip
last time around. Good Luck.
- Matthew "EGG!!!" Taylor (peter.taylor11#btinternet+com)
I have supported Boston since I was about 10 or 11 when I went to see
them play against dirty Leeds Utd. I go to Boston Grammer School and I am
known to most people as EGG!!!. I play in central defence for BGS and
Wyberton Colts (who are much better than Fishtoft) with my mate Joe+
Bradbury. Me and Braders went on the week training with Stevie and Trev
along with Joe Deamer, Jonnie Maltby, Joe Turner and all my other mates.
We thought it was great so cheers to everyone who set it up. UP THE
PILGRIMS! and SAVE CHIP DON'T LET SARAH WIN!
- William (known as David) Taylor (W+D+T#btinternet+com)
I was born in Skegness in 1948. My first love is Grimsby Town, but I follow
the Pilgrims' results every Saturday and I am pleased they are doing well. I would
love to see them back in Conference. I used to play for the Skegness Spartans in the
old Boston League in the 1960s.
- Trevor Tebbs (thetebbsfamily#ttebbs+freeserve+co+uk)
I was born in the Boston area and have supported the Pilgrims since the
age of 10. I moved away for a few years but am now back in area and go to
most home matches. This year Boston should make it into the third
- Mervyn Tham (vyntct#pd.jaring.my)
I'm from Sabah, Malaysia - Paul Bastock's former club. Paul was our first
foreign signing together with Rodwell and Chris Zoricich (New Zealand
team captain). Paul was only about 18 at that time and is someone like
"schmikes". I have a colleague who was a team mate of his here who says
he is a great bloke.
- David Thomas (david#boston19+fsnet+co+uk)
I have fond memories of being a United fan as far back as 1963. Some of
the best games I can remember were in the days of Jim Smith and players
like Billy Howells, John Lakin and Jimmy Fell. Like many other United
fans my most memorable game was Altrincham in 1985 and
subsequently Wembley. I have very fond memories of
a real gentleman of that time, the late Arthur Mann. He was a great player and
manager as well as being a very nice person. Let's hope our current super
manager and his terrific team can achieve something most United supporters can
only have dreamed about; Football League status.
- Alan Thompson (thompsa#hotmail+com)
Old Kitwood boy and proud of it. Went to Uni dispite my 11# results,
now in Hitchin. Most of my family still live in Boston and when I come
back, if there is a home game, I will go and see how the Pilgrims are
doing. See you at Stevenage next year!!!
- Becky Thompson (pilgrimsshop#hotmail+com)
I've been a 'Pilgrims' supporter since I was 3 years old. I am now the
Merchandise Manager and run the Pilgrims' Shop, both of which I do on a
- Gary Thompson (garyinsierra#hotmail+com)
Have been in the Army for 23 years. Currently serving with as a Military
Advisor in Sierra Leone. Being in the Army has cut down my visits to York
Street, but am due back in the UK towards the end of September. Am buying
a house in Boston on my return and so am looking forward to watching Boston
in the 3rd Division this season.
- Kian Thompson (kianthompson#hotmail+com)
I am 2 years old, my favourite player is Daryl Clare and my Mummy runs
the Pilgrims' Shop. Good Luck in division 3 !
- Nick Thompson (NICKGFT#aol+com)
I've been a supporter since 1966, match announcer since 1967 a job I now
share with Mick Fixter. Programme editor throughout the 70's and early
80's. And 'retired' last year after 10 years as Alphabet Forecast
Promoter. And now in my 34th year of putting up the flags before every
match at York Street. I enjoy all my voluntary jobs but am getting too
old for this lark !!
- Carl Thorn (carl#carlthorn+screaming+net)
I have watched United on and off since my dad started taking me to games
when I was about 6 years old. I was a "ball-boy" from about 1971 to 1974,
in the heady days of Northern Premier League glory and legends such as
Bobby Svarc, Billy Howells, Malcolm White and the like. Now in my late
thirties, I have the pleasure of taking my two sons, Joe and Jack, to York
- Jason Tierney (jason+tierney1#btinternet+com)
I currently live in SHrewsbury, Shropshire and as a rule support
Shrewsbury Town. I used to live in Algarkirk, just outside Sutterton,
between 1981-86, and attended Cowley's in Donnington. I always look out
for Boston's results since I left Lincs, and have seen great progress
over the years. Let's hope we will see the Pilgrims at the Meadow next
year. Good luck also with one of our ex-players (Mickey Brown), a hero in
Shrewsbury. Let's hope he helps the Pilgrims to be "Champions".
- Abigail Tilley (Tilleys#matthewflinders+fsnet+co+uk)
I am seven years old. I watch all Boston United home games with my Dad.
It was my birthday on 5th May, when they were playing Hereford United.
My favourite player is Jamie Cook. I go to Staniland School. I love
swimming and playing tennis. I would like to be a mascot next season.
- Sam Timmons (samtimmons#completetosser+co+uk)
I am 15 years old, have posted a message on the forum and am just getting
back into football after a three year holiday. I live in Sheffield, but
was born at Boston General. I will be trying to get down to as many games
as I can this season, but it isn't going to be easy. UP THE PIILGRIMS.
- Lewis Tompsett (tommo2k1#i-hate-spurs+co+uk)
I am 15 years old and dare I say it support Arsenal, but as a child, the
first football match I ever saw involved Boston Utd so they have always
been my favourite non-league side. I live in Eastbourne (East Sussex) so
it is difficult for me too watch them play.
- Jonny Topas (squeakathon#talk21+com)
I've supported Boston since I squeaked on the Spain Lane aged 5!! I
stand with my uncle Martin Wright and his friends. My favourite players
are Dick and Lodge. I am an avid member of the KTC and proud of it. Into
Division 3 with Peter Dorrs' beard behind us!
- Dave Trigg (croydontrigg#hotmail+com)
Living in Croydon, Surrey. I have supported United for more than 38
years. I have lived away from Boston for the last 25 years but manage to
see the away games in the south of England.
- Graham Trigg (G.TRIGG.2000#tinyworld+co+uk)
I am a self employed plumber who intends to see all Boston's home matches
and as many away matches as possible. Come rain or shine win or lose.
- Antony Turner (pantsturner#hotmail+com)
I, like my brother Chris Turner and parents Merv & Mille Turner,
moved in 1985 to Ely. I now live in Swavesey near Cambridge. I haven't
seen many names I recognise from Kitwood Boys, classes of 82 (Mr Perret),
83 (can't remember the form tutor) and 84 (Mr Grenfell) but glad to see
lots of names of old Bostonians. I'm 29 now and look forward to the time I
come back to visit, grandmothers, and go to York Street on a Saturday.
I can still remember Cook's Goal at Wembley, FA Trophy final, 1 on 1 with
the keeper, just chip the ball over into the net. The Boston end went
- Chris Turner (Chris+Turner#granadamedia+com)
I went to loads of games as a kid, then my parents moved to Cambridge
when I was 17 so I no longer go to games. I supported Boston United and
Leeds United since I was 8. I now live in Brixton. Pleased to see the
Altrincham semi final (13th April 1985) is up on the web page cos I was
in the corner of the ground that they scored from in the closing
minutes. It felt fantastic. Dunno why I didn't go to the final! I
remember the Town End Terrace going up and being amazed. Keep it up.
Glad to see you're top of the table, and have a wicked site that took
me back to my days in Boston.
- Joe Turner (dick#oldrids+com)
I've been a Pilgrims' Fan for two years. I stand in the Townend
and cheer on the Pilgrims. As I am a striker for B.G.S., Mark Rawle is
my favourite player. Big "Up the Pilgrims for the League".
- Martyn Turner (martyn+turner#ntlworld+com)
I have been an avid fan for many years and am pleased to see them back
in the Conference league - will be supporting them all the way. Keep up
the good work lads.
- Merv and Millie Turner (mervturner44#freenet+co+uk)
We now live near Ely in Cambridgeshire. I ( Merv) retired from
full-time employment five years ago, and now work part-time as a
courier. Millie is a part-time receptionist at a fitness club.
- Matthew Twiddy (mattanddeb#aol+com)
I live in the small village of Wembury on the Devon/Cornwall border. I am
26 years old and my family came from Boston originally and my grandparents
still live there. Brought up in Nottingham, I have been to many home
matches over the years when visiting (80s-90s) the family (who all go
weekly). Promotion would be fantastic for me as Plymouth, Exeter and
Torquay are near.
- Christine Tyldesley (tyldesley34#hotmail+com)
I live near another non-league side - Accrington Stanley, so all my
support to you non-leaguers. Good luck for the season.
- Emma Tyler (hamlethouse#onet+co+uk)
I'm only a new born baby, and daddy hasn't taken me to any games yet, but
I'm told that the Pilgrims are the greatest side in the DML, and my
daddy would never lie to me.
- Mark Tyler (hamlethouse#onet+co+uk)
G.P. near Peterborough having trained in Boston. Fairly well known to
regulars at York St as have been stand-in club doctor on a few occasions.
Good friend of current club doctor Lee Burman who I trained with.
Favourite team Ipswich Town, I was at Wembley in 1978 when we beat
Arsenal. Favourite Pilgrims player - Steve Appleby.
- Mary Tyler (hamlethouse#onet+co+uk)
Married to G.P. who trained in Boston, but has since moved areas.
Favourite team - Watford. Favourite player - Luther Blisset. Favourite
Boston Utd Player ever - Leroy Chambers.
- Charlie Ulyatt (charlie#chant4+co+uk)
I lived in Boston all of my life until the middle of 97 when I moved to
Nottingham, and sorry folks, but I'm really pleased I did! My only regret
is not watching "The Lads" play. I know it's laziness, but I haven't even
been this season at all. I got fed up with all the anticipation each season,
only for all hope to vanish in the latter stages ...... please tell me it
won't this year! Tell you what though ... you get better Bateman's in
Nottingham than you do in Boston!
- Adam Upsall (adam#pilgrimpages.f9+co+uk)
I live in Butterwick just outside Boston and have done all my life!
United fan (that's Boston and Sheffield!) with many good memories and
hoping to have a few more now we are in the 92. Oh trips to Scunthorpe
and Southend - what glamour this Third Division is, so let's get behind
Thommo and the lads. (www.pilgrimpages.f9.co.uk)
- Richard Vaughan (richard+vaughan#pronet+hu)
Boston born but now in Budapest, Hungary. I'm always keen to hear how
the Pilgrims are getting on. Pleased to see my nephew Joe in the reserves.
- Andrew Vaughton (andrew+vaughton#kcl+ac+uk)
I am from Wales and I support the Pilgrims!
- Peter Waddington (p+g+waddington#btinternet+com)
Started supporting the Pilgrims (before they were known as that) in the
mid 50s. Moved away from Boston in 1962 but still attended as many
matches as possible - was even a season ticket holder though living in
Wolverhampton. (Travelled over 16000 miles in one season.) Still get to
see most matches, as parents returned to Boston. Collect Boston United
programmes - have 2400 but always looking for more. Would be interested
to hear from other collectors to try and establish a data-base of what
programmes have been issued.
- Graham Wain (shottesford#aol+com)
Lived in Main Ridge early 50's regular visitor to York St. Now live East
Sussex and Australia. Good luck in the 3rd.
- Scott Walden (scottwalden#sega-europe+com)
I have been a Boston United fanatic for nearly all of my 15 years (as at
09/03/2002. I couldn't get to Wembley in '85 -- I wasn't born then.
Everybody say aahh, because I was one of those people that travelled to
Dagenham on that very bad Monday night. I am typing this after Daryl
Clare's magnificent 4-goal haul against Dover. WHAT A PLAYER!
- Colin Walker (colin-ols.walker#dfee.gov.uk)
I have followed the plight of Boston United for about 10 years now but
never been to see them apart from a copuple of away games at Frickley
and other places. But I am sure that now I have got travel arrangements
sorted I will be making my first of many trips in the early season.
- John Walker (jww#fsmail+net)
I have been a Boston United supporter for 30# years hopefully this will
be our year.
- George Wallis (Wallis+House#tesco+net)
I am the biggest fan of BUFC Boston has ever seen. Not the best of
seasons so far but still along way to go. Division 3 is surely in sight
and with David Norris back on loan we should be looking for a top six
finish this year. Shame to see Mark Rawle leave but he'll play for
England one day. Up the SAT1s, BUFC, Nosher and Stevie.
- Jonathan Ward (wardy#aol+co+uk)
I have lived in Boston all my life and it's good to see Boston doing
well in the Conference this year. TOWNENDERS 2001 & 4EVA!!!
- Geoff Warner (geoffwarner#netscape+net)
Born in Boston August 1951. Old Boy of Boston Grammar School. Left Boston
in 1979 for other parts of UK. Emigrated to Canada 1990. Currently living
in Vancouver, British Columbia.
- James and Matthew Warsop (cburwell#netcomuk+co+uk)
We live 5 miles away from Boston and go to every game. James' favourite
player is Richard Mason.
- Nick Watson (nick#a16watson481+fsnet+co+uk)
I am 29 years old and a life-long Pilgrims' fan. I'm usually at every
- Ross Weatherstone (rossweatherstone#hotmail+com)
I'm Ross. I play for Boston and absolutley love the club and fans. I'm
looking for a nice Boston lass so that I can settle in the area.
- Ian West (helenphilpott2#btinternet+com)
I promise I will come to as many games as possible but work commitments
won't let me. I am 30 living in Norfolk and travel down every week to see
my darling girlfriend (just in case she reads this).
- Graham Wheatley (graham#picturelibrary+flyer+co+uk)
Steffen Cook paid me five grand to add my name to this list. And I'm
still waiting for the ca$h. I guess he must be your biggest supporter
(at 26 stone, he definitely IS). I am in Pompey but like to support the
underdog occasionally. Up the Pilgrims!
- Neal Wheatley (Barca1985#aol+com)
I am 13 yrs old and attend Middlecott school, Kirton, near Boston.
I like football, cricket and basketball. I play in the Mid Lincs A
League for Nortoft Boys U-14 football team. We are brilliant. I go to
York Street when I can.
- Jim Wherritt (jrwherritt#hotmail+com)
I am first and foremost a Barnsley fan, but since coming to work in the
area I've been introduced to Boston United. My thanks to the many friends
who have made me welcome at the games. You may see me in the town driving
a bright green audi, please say hello! All the best to United for the rest
of the season. The Barnsley Pilgrim.
- Alan Whitaker (whitakeralan939#cs+com)
From Boston now living in Fakenham, Norfolk. Been living in Cornwall
for the last 10 years. Been on Mastermind (specialist subjects War of the
Roses and Sex Pistols and Punk Rock} and Brain of Britain, but I enjoy
one or two pints.
- Paul Whitaker (gwhitaker#eisa+net+au)
Great to find your site as my uncle played for you years ago (Peter
Whitaker) and I always look for your scores on the net. I come from
Bulwell in Nott'm and emigrated 8 years ago and keep in touch with all
that is going on in the U.K. I see there is another supporter in
Brisbane (I live there too) and will try and email him. Well will have
to go as it is my turn to throw another prawn on the barbie! All the
best to you and your supporters and feel free to email anytime as it is
great to hear from people back home.
- John White) (Gavrilla2#hotmail+com)
I was born in Skegness but now live in London, close to Brentford's
stadium. I have been a long time follower and supporter of Grimsby Town
(I lived there for a while) but I always follow the results of the other
"yellow belly" teams ( cunthorpe, Lincoln & Boston United) and it's
great to have another Lincolnshire club in the League. I have two
daughters; one following Grimsby and the other following Boston Utd. We
all like to say "Well done the Pilgrims".
- Paul Whiteway (antounim#mweb+co+za)
I left Boston 11 years ago. I'm presently in South Africa and have my
own import/export business.
- Richard Whiting (whitingr#planetc+com)
Alas, I can't lay claim to being a knowlegable fan of the Pilgrims, as I
have not yet crossed the Atlantic, to visit Boston, the birthplace of
John Whiting, your Mayor in 1600 & 1608, (a VERY distant relative!). I
played the game in my later school years, and continue to follow the
sport here in the USA. It continues to gain in popularity, and massive
participation thanks to the American Youth Soccer Association. Best
Wishes for continued success, from an American fan of the game, in
- David Whittle (david.whittle1#virgin+net)
I used to live in York Street itself (from the age of 9 months!).
- Alan Whyte (Tangerine_magpie#yahoo+com)
Lived in Boston for some years without being a Pilgrims supporter until
last season -- I realised what I've been missing. Dead keen now. To the
Conference and beyond !
- Stuart Wild (stulin#fsnet+com)
I am so sorry lads I had to register. I am Rocco! The secret is out....
- Paul "Windy" Wilde (pwilde1#ford+com)
Thanks for letting me re-join the Boston Barmy Army after many years
(5ish) in the wilderness. I moved to Boston at the age of 6, went to
Wyberton Primary and then became a "Grammar Puff". On the way I played
for Nortoft, Wyberton Colts, Boston FC Colts, Holland Schools,
Lincolnshire Schools and dabbled in a few trials games at Lincoln City
and Grimsby Town. It wasn't that I was good, just that I'd stick my head
in places more dangerous than Rumours (in the glory days). I've got the
X-rays to prove it (see my museum at Pilgrim). My football playing ended
in a friendly I played for "Cavaliers" about 3 years ago, when I badly
broke my ankle. I ran away from Boston in 1988 to complete a degree in
Manchester where we had a "Boston House". I then started work for ICI,
got another degree and left to join Ford Motor Company about 5 years ago.
I am now an ESSEX BOY and live in Upminster on the end of the District
Line. I still come "home" to Boston but not as often as I'd like. I got
married last year to Lisa whose family live in Lincolnshire.
- Ken Wilkinson (wilkiefc#hotmail+com)
I am 74 and was born and raised in Boston. I have been an avid supporter
of Boston Utd for many years. I really enjoy the non-league scene and
have seen some great games over the years. Good luck to the Pilgrims
- Andy Willerton (willertonandy#hotmail+com)
I have supported the Pilgrims sine the 97/98 season. I'm 14 and looking
forward to seeing Boston in the league next season! Come on you
yellows! Bazzzaaaaaaa 1.
- Chris Willerton (willerton#rwillerton+fsnet+co+uk)
I've supported Boston since the start of the 1999/2000 season. Mark
Rawle is the best striker in the Conference.
- Ian Williams (ian#iwilliams69+freeserve+co+uk)
Married son and daughter also support BUFC. Hope to persuade wife to
visit York Street this year. Looking forward to playing Doncaster Rovers
as they were the team I supported as a boy (Yes, I am a very sad
- Kevin Williams (kevwill6#aol+com)
I am a Fulham fan. Last May together with three others we visited Boston
United as we were playing Grimsby the following day. You beat Hereford
5-3. Since then we have followed your results. Our last ever game at
Craven Cottage is 27/4/02 against Leicester, so we won't be able to join
in with your celebrations when you beat Hayes, clinch the championship
and a well deserved place in the football league. "COME ON YOU PILGRIMS"
- Riley Williams (rhw#memalpha+cx)
I am an ex-Bostonian with a keen interest in the town. I also have
connections with the Haven High School in the town, where I have been
involved with the school's Department of Information Technology.
- Paul Wilson (pjw01#lineone+net)
I have lived in Boston for 12 years and the year I moved here I think
Boston finished 3rd in the Conference. Since then they went down hill.
But now, with Evans in charge, who knows where they may end up. I also
run Fishtoft Under twelves.
- Ian Wood (ianfromboston#aol+com)
I used to watch Boston Unted regularly growing up. Now living in Holden,
Mass, USA, and get to see the team once a year with my 8 year-old and
3-year-old boys when we visit.
- Steve Wood (daugey88#hotmail+com)
I watch United most weekends. I live in Tattershall and have been to four
away games this season including Dagenham.
- Colin Woodcock (cwoodcock#boston+f9+co+uk)
Proud to have supported the club for over thirty years... through the
good times and the bad... from the terraces to the Boardroom. Now we're
going forwards again. Thank 'Evans!
- Alan Woods (alanrwoods#hotmail+com)
Long distance supporter from Rochester in Kent. Was only able to see the
Pilgrims once last season and that was in the 2-1 defeat on the slope
at Margate. With Welling dropping down, I guess that a jaunt to Dover
will be my only opportunity this coming season.
- David Woods (david#thunder182+demon+co+uk)
I was born in Wainfleet (where my parents still live) and went to
Skegness Grammar School (left in 1976). I am now a solicitor living in
Norwich. I am a season ticket holder at Carrow Road but I get back to
York Street whenever my Canary commitments allow me. I usually go to
York Street with my Dad, Vic Woods, another Pilgrims fan who recently
retired after 40 years working for Batemans. Now that the Pilgrims are
in the Dr Martens League I shall have a chance to go to more away games
(Kings Lynn, Cambridge etc.).
- Vince Woods (bostonman#hot-toast+com)
I've followed the yellows ever since my dad took me for a birthday treat
in 1977 to endure a 0-0 draw with damn Runcorn. (Only notable event was
a Runcorn player being stretchered off after being hit on his 'little
fella' by a mishit pass by a Pilgrim). How things have changed! I now
live in Nottingham and I'm best friends with the A52.
- Steve Woodliffe) (listen2me#talk21+com)
I am the new edition of the Spayne Lane crew. I'm known to the boys as
'colonel slap'. My favourite players are Tim Wooding and Andrew Stanhope.
But I believe Peter Dorr should be scouted by Trevor Quow. I enjoy doing
the maths challenge at half time, but would like to see the boys win
sometimes. Up the KTC!
- Phil Wrigglesworth (phil#pwriggleswoth+freeserve+co+uk)
I am 29 and have followed the Pilgrims since we went to Wembley in 1985.
So I would like to thank Steve Evans for saving us from another year of
- Barbara Wright (barbara#sterlingrecruitment+fsnet+co+uk)
On meeting my husband Graham, I not only fell in love with him but also
the Fens of Boston, as I am a Cambridgeshire Fen girl. We often visit
Boston but look forward to early retirement (here's hoping) so that we
can return home!!
- Dave Wright (davewatboston#aol+com)
I have followed the Pilgrims for 30 years, and now go down to York Street
with my son as often as I can. I hope to be watching them in the football
league very soon!!
- Graham Wright (graham#bostonstump+fsbusiness+co+uk)
Born in Leverton in 1950, supported the Pilgrims all my life. Job
opportunities meant relocation but always looked for the scores. I now
live in Harlow, Essex, which has brought me closer to home. I went to
Rushden, marvellous atmosphere and good draw, and recently saw the
victory over Nuneaton. Looking forward to retirement in Boston - hope
the nerves survive!
- Lewis Wright (Lewis_Wright8#hotmail+com)
I am 14 years old and I go to the Giles school. I have supported the
Pilgrims for 4 years. My favourite players are Peter Costello, Ross
Weatherstone and Joby Gowshall.
- Martin Wright (tufty#talk21+com)
I watch the Pilgrims every home match. I go to the matches with John
Neal and Paddy Corke. We would like to see the boys lift the Conference
trophy this year. We hope to see more legs there next season, we love
Steve Evans. (Spayne Laners will know me as Tufty)
- Peter Wright (kyleview2002#aol+com)
Passionate follower of the Pilgrims for twenty years. Enjoy the crack of
travelling away. Speak as one of the few hardy souls, being drenched at
the unforgetable day at Southport. Consider myself one of the true fans
adopted or otherwise.
- Robert Wright (bobwright#bigfoot+com)
A resident of Old Leake and Boston 1952-1973. Currently living in
- Sam Wright (yorkstreetstar#aol+com)
I follow BUFC and I am a big forest fan. I don't go to many away matches
but either my dad or grandad take me to most home games.
- Steve Wright (steve151271#yahoo+co+uk)
I'm 30, from Sheffield and very interested on how you do in the League.
Good luck, hope you do a Wimbledon!
- Wes Wright (weswes#weswes+freeserve+co+uk)
Surely the 3rd Division beckons...
- Andrew Wroot (ra#wroot+screaming+net)
I was born in Wyberton Hospital in July 1963. I went to Frithville primary
school followed by Horncastle Grammar School. I played for U17 Coach & Horses
(Boston) and Wyberton Colts U17. Joined Royal Navy in 1979 to serve Queen &
country. Involved in Falklands conflict 1982. Married to Ruth for 9 years,
2 adorable daughters Amy(6), Annabel(4). Strong faith and belief in
Christianity - which keeps me sane in a mad world. Very pleased Boston are
now in Nationwide Conference because they can now visit Yeovil, which is
where I currently live. "Looking forward to Feb 2001". Still lots of
relatives in Boston, I get there about 4-5 times per year. Am I mad - I am
still proud to call it home. Finally - When Boston beat Grantham in May, "I
was there" - a great moment.
- John Wyldbore (Johnwyldbore#hotmail+com)
Hiya. I am 18 years of age and am a big supporter of Boston United. I
live in Peterborough, not far away. I've got family who live in Boston
and I also have a friend who plays for Boston's youth team. Look out for
Tommy Fielding. See everybody at pre-season. Come on Boston Utd.
- Richard Yarnell (richard_yarnell#hotmail+com)
Recently married & living in Boston. Don't get to as many games as
I'd like to.
- David Young (You1671r#boston+ac+uk)
I live and work in Boston. I go to Boston College and I attend most of
the home games when I can, but because of work I have not been to as many
games this season as I did last season.
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