Stevenage
2018–19 season
ChairmanPhil Wallace
ManagerDino Maamria
League Two10th
FA CupFirst Round
EFL CupFirst Round
EFL TrophyGroup Stage
Top goalscorerLeague: Kurtis Guthrie (11)
All: Kurtis Guthrie (14)

The 2018–19 season was Stevenage's fifth consecutive season in League Two and their 43rd year in existence.[1] Along with competing in League Two, the club participated in the FA Cup, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy.

The season covers the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

Competitions

Friendlies

Stevenage announced pre-season fixtures with St Albans City, Portsmouth and St Neots Town on 15 May 2018.[2]

League Two

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
8 Colchester United 46 20 10 16 65 53 +12 70
9 Exeter City 46 19 13 14 60 49 +11 70
10 Stevenage 46 20 10 16 59 55 +4 70
11 Carlisle United 46 20 8 18 67 62 +5 68
12 Crewe Alexandra 46 19 8 19 60 59 +1 65
Source: EFL Official Website
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head results [3]

Results summary

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 20 10 16 59 55  +4 70 12 3 8 28 23  +5 8 7 8 31 32  −1

Last updated: 4 May 2019.
Source: BBC Sport

Results by matchday

Matchday12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031323334353637383940414243444546
GroundHAHAAHHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHHAAHAHHAAHAHAHAH
ResultDWWDLLWDWWLWLLDWWLWLLDLWLWLWWLWLDLDLWDDLWWWDWW
Position11634913111394757101087989101112101211111099910910111110101112121110101110
Updated to match(es) played on 4 May 2019. Source: Statto.com
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches

On 21 June 2018, the League Two fixtures for the forthcoming season were announced.[4][5]

FA Cup

The first round draw was made live on BBC by Dennis Wise and Dion Dublin on 22 October.[6]

EFL Cup

On 15 June 2018, the draw for the first round was made in Vietnam.[7]

EFL Trophy

On 13 July 2018, the initial group stage draw bar the U21 invited clubs was announced.[8]

Pos Lge Team Pld W PW PL L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 ACA Swansea City U21s (Q) 3 2 0 0 1 2 5 −3 6 Round 2
2 L1 AFC Wimbledon (Q) 3 1 1 0 1 6 3 +3 5
3 L1 Charlton Athletic (E) 3 1 0 1 1 10 3 +7 4
4 L2 Stevenage (E) 3 1 0 0 2 5 12 −7 3
Updated to match(es) played on 9 October 2018. Source: EFL.com
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.

Transfers

Transfers in

Date from Position Nationality Name From Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 CF England James Ball Stockport County Undisclosed [9]
1 July 2018 CM England Joel Byrom Mansfield Town Free transfer [10]
1 July 2018 RW Jamaica Jamal Campbell-Ryce Carlisle United Free transfer [11]
1 July 2018 CB Scotland Scott Cuthbert Luton Town Free transfer [12]
1 July 2018 GK England Paul Farman Lincoln City Undisclosed [13]
1 July 2018 LB England Johnny Hunt Mansfield Town Free transfer [14]
1 July 2018 RW England Emmanuel Sonupe Kidderminster Harriers Undisclosed [15]
1 July 2018 CM Republic of Ireland Michael Timlin Southend United Free transfer [16]
1 July 2018 DM Antigua and Barbuda Luther Wildin Nuneaton Town Undisclosed [17]
18 July 2018 CB England Ben Nugent Gillingham Free transfer [18]
19 July 2018 CF England Alex Reid Fleetwood Town Undisclosed [19]
24 July 2018 GK England Will Appleyard Crewe Alexandra Free transfer [20]
26 July 2018 CF England Kurtis Guthrie Colchester United Free transfer [21]
27 July 2018 DM France Donovan Makoma Barrow Undisclosed [22]
31 January 2019 GK England Oliver Byrne Blackburn Rovers Undisclosed [23]

Transfers out

Date from Position Nationality Name To Fee Ref.
1 July 2018 LM England Tom Conlon Port Vale Released [24][25]
1 July 2018 CB England Fraser Franks Wales Newport County Released [24][26]
1 July 2018 CF England Matt Godden Peterborough United Undisclosed [27]
1 July 2018 CM Northern Ireland Dale Gorman Leyton Orient Released [24][28]
1 July 2018 CF Republic of Ireland Jamie Gray Free agent Released [24]
1 July 2018 DM England Jack King Ebbsfleet United Released [24][29]
1 July 2018 CB England Kevin Lokko Dover Athletic Undisclosed [30]
1 July 2018 CF Wales Alex Samuel Wycombe Wanderers Released [24][31]
1 July 2018 RM England Chris Whelpdale Chelmsford City Released [24][32]
1 July 2018 CB England Ben Wilmot Watford Undisclosed [33]
2 July 2018 GK England Chris Day Free agent Mutual consent [34]
3 July 2018 RW England Claudio Ofosu St Neots Town Free transfer [35]
6 August 2018 CB England Ali Omar Queens Park Rangers Free transfer [36]
10 August 2018 FB England Macsen Fraser Hitchin Town Undisclosed [37]
8 November 2018 CM England Jonathan Smith Chesterfield Mutual consent [38]
1 January 2019 RB Republic of Ireland Luke Wade-Slater Republic of Ireland Bohemian Undisclosed [39]
4 January 2019 LB Northern Ireland Ryan Johnson Kidderminster Harriers Undisclosed [40]
18 January 2019 RW England John Goddard Aldershot Town Undisclosed [41]
28 March 2019 CM England James Ferry Woking Free transfer [42]

Loans in

Start date Position Nationality Name From End date Ref.
3 August 2018 GK Senegal Seny Dieng Queens Park Rangers 1 January 2019 [43]
30 August 2018 LB England Steve Seddon Birmingham City 15 January 2019 [44]
11 January 2019 CM England Moses Makasi West Ham United 31 May 2019 [45]
14 January 2019 GK England Oliver Byrne Blackburn Rovers 30 January 2019 [23][46]
31 January 2019 CF England Elijah Adebayo Fulham 31 May 2019 [47]
31 January 2019 DM Morocco Ilias Chair Queens Park Rangers 31 May 2019 [48]
31 January 2019 CF England Calum Dyson Plymouth Argyle 31 May 2019 [49]
31 January 2019 LW England Jordan Gibson Bradford City 31 May 2019 [50]

Loans out

Start date Position Nationality Name To End date Ref.
1 July 2018 LB Northern Ireland Ryan Johnson Kidderminster Harriers 1 January 2019 [51]
24 July 2018 CF England Joe White Wealdstone 22 August 2018 [52]
7 August 2018 GK England Will Appleyard Royston Town 4 September 2018 [53]
17 August 2018 RW England John Goddard Bromley 2 January 2019 [54][55]
29 August 2018 LB England Joe Martin Bristol Rovers 1 January 2019 [56]
18 September 2018 CM England Jonathan Smith Chesterfield 7 November 2018 [38][57]
19 September 2018 CF England Joe White Biggleswade Town 31 May 2019 [58][59]
12 October 2018 RB France Donovan Makoma Woking 11 November 2018 [60]
6 November 2018 RB Republic of Ireland Luke Wade-Slater Kings Langley 31 December 2018 [39][61]
15 December 2018 CM England James Ferry FC Halifax Town 17 March 2019 [62]
21 December 2018 RB France Donovan Makoma Biggleswade Town January 2019 [59]
23 December 2018 CF England Harry Draper Great Yarmouth Town Work experience [63]
23 December 2018 MF England Dylan Switters Great Yarmouth Town Work experience [63]
18 January 2019 CF Cyprus Andronicos Georgiou Kings Langley 31 May 2019 [64]
19 January 2019 CF England Harry Draper Hitchin Town 26 March 2019 [65][66]
31 January 2019 CF Northern Ireland Ben Kennedy Wales Newport County 31 May 2019 [67]
8 February 2019 CF England Alex Reid AFC Fylde 31 May 2019 [68]
22 February 2019 RB France Donovan Makoma Wingate & Finchley 31 May 2019 [69]
27 March 2019 CF England Harry Draper Biggleswade Town 31 May 2019 [66]
29 March 2019 GK England Will Appleyard Bedford Town 31 May 2019 [70]

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