YOUR QUICK GUIDE TO THE PILGRIMS FROM BOSTON....
Boston United Football Club BOSTON UNITED
Ground: York Street,
Boston,
Lincolnshire, PE21 6JN
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Tel: 01205 365506
Websites: Official
Fans - Original
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Getting there
By Car: (approx 133 miles from HW)
M40 east to join M25 clockwise towards Watford. Exit at junction 21A to join A405 (signposted St Albans). After just over 1 mile at Park Street Roundabout take third exit A414 (s/p Hatfield). Continue to junction with A1001/A1(M). At roundabout take 2nd exit (s/p The North) to join Motorway A1(M). Continue for about 60 miles to junction 17, then join A1139 (s/p Peterborough). After 5 miles join A47 (s/p Wisbech), then after further 2 miles join A1073 (s/p Spalding). After 11 miles join A16 (s/p Boston) and continue for 17 miles and then join A1138. After third of mile at junction turn right into Main Ridge Road (s/p Football Ground) and then turn right into York Street. There is limited free parking available in front of the York Street stand but there are other car parks signposted from the roads leading to the ground.
Train: Boston station is around 1 mile from the Football Ground. Connections options from High Wycombe including going via London Marylebone and then London Kings Cross through Grantham; or in the opposite direction via Birmingham and Derby. Journey times vary between four and five hours and look out for Engineering works.
Check www.nationalrail.co.uk for specific times and connections of trains.
Chairboy Connections
Players who have played for both Clubs.

Indicates player profile available

Zema Abbey - Luton born striker who played on loan for The Pilgrims during the early part of the 2004/5 season while still contracted at Norwich City. Originally played for Hitchin Town before moving into the full-time game with Cambridge United. Joined Wycombe in October 2004 on a short term contract following his release from Norwich.
Matt Carmichael - Forward who played for Wycombe in the Conference in the late 1980's before a surprise move into League football with Lincoln City. Transferred to Scunthorpe United in the summer of 1993 and went on to make more than 60 League appearances and scoring a very healthy 20 times. Went on to have short spells with Preston, Mansfield, Doncaster and Darlington before moving back into non-League football with Ilkeston Town, Stamford and then onto to Boston United during the 1998/99 season.
Miquel DeSouza - Scored 35 goals in three seasons at Wycombe before moving to Peterborough United in February 1997 for £50,000. Has since played for Rushden and Diamonds and spent a short time at Boston United during the 2000/2001 season before moving to St. Albans City.
Jermaine Easter - Spent a couple of months with The Pilgrims at the end of the 2004/5 season - scoring three goals in nine appearances. The former trainee with Wolves joined Wycombe in January 2006 after impressing with Stockport County during the opening half of the 2005/6 campaign
Mickey Nuttall - Born in Boston, striker joined Wycombe during the 1990/91 season from Cheltenham for 6,000 - scoring 13 goals in 30 apps while at Adams Park. Went on to play for Boston United after leaving Wycombe before spells with Kettering and then a return to The Pilgrims. Played in the League for Crewe and Peterborough.
Graham Potter - Left back who appeared three times for Wycombe as an 18 year old during the 1993/94 season while on loan from Birmingham City. Went on to spend time with Stoke City, Southampton, West Brom and on loan at Northampton Town. Appeared on loan for Reading during the 1999/2000 season before an extended period with York City. Joined Boston United in the summer of 2003 and has since played for Macclesfield Town.
Keith Scott - Wanderers legend who played on loan at Boston while at Lincoln City. Joined Wycombe from Lincoln in March 1991 and scored 98 goals in 208 appearances during two spells split up by time with Swindon Town, Stoke City and Norwich City. Moved to Reading in 1999 and has since played for Colchester United, Scarborough and Windsor & Eton.
Tony Sorrell - Fiery midfielder who made one loan appearance for both Boston United and Wycombe during the 1992/93 season while he was with Barnet. He was sacked by Martin O'Neill directly after his solitary substitute appearance for Wycombe in March 1993 versus Farnborough Town.
Andy Turner - played for The Pilgrims while on a month's loan from Rotherham United in November 2000. Played for Wycombe at the start of the 1994/95 season on loan from Tottenham Hotspur where he was an apprentice. His long list of clubs includes Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Southend United, Portsmouth (signing from Spurs for 250,000 in September 1996) and Crystal Palace. Joined Yeovil Yown following his release from Rotherham and has also since played for Tamworth, Northampton Town and Northwich Victoria.
Also: Simon Garner - Legendary striker who originally signed schoolboy forms for Boston United back in 1975 before being snapped up by Blackburn Rovers where he went on to score 168 League goals in 484 appearances. Later moved to West Brom and then to Wycombe during the 1993/94 season where he quickly became a fans favourite - scoring 23 goals in 81 appearances.
Jeff Lissaman - Former Peterborough United apprentice who spent seven seasons with Shepshed Charterhouse before a couple of years with The Pilgrims between 1986 and 1988. Transfered to Wycombe at the start of the 1988/89 season but failed to make a competitive First Team appearance before moving on to Aylesbury United, Cheltenham Town and VS Rugby.
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Chairboys all-time record against Boston United
DATE COMP V R SCORE ATT
Sat, Feb 5, 1983 FAT2 H D 0-0 1,522
Mon, Feb 14, 1983 FAT2 r A D 1-1 2,017
Thu, Feb 17, 1983 FAT2 2r N L 0-2 790
Sat, Dec 14, 1985 GL H W 4-1 741
Sat, Feb 15, 1986 GL A D 1-1 1,231
Sat, Nov 14, 1987 GMVC A L 0-4 1,321
Sat, Dec 5, 1987 GMVC H L 1-2 1,287
Sat, Nov 5, 1988 GMVC A W 1-0 1,741
Sat, Mar 18, 1989 GMVC H W 2-1 2,073
Sat, Nov 11, 1989 GMVC H W 1-0 1,649
Sat, Dec 9, 1989 GMVC A L 0-2 1,397
Tue, Mar 14, 1990 BLT A W 2-0 1,425
Sat, Nov 17, 1990 FAC1 A D 1-1 2,755
Wed, Nov 21, 1990 FAC1 r H W 4-0 4,954
Tue, Nov 27, 1990 GMVC H W 3-0 2,764
Sat, Apr 20, 1991 GMVC A W 1-0 1,188
Sat, Oct 19, 1991 GMVC A D 2-2 1,706
Tue, Mar 10, 1992 GMVC H W 2-1 2,580
Tue, Sep 9, 1992 GMVC A W 3-0 1,460
Tue, Mar 30, 1993 GMVC H D 3-3 4,560
Sat, Oct 16, 2004 FL3 A L 0-2 2,635
Sat, Feb 5, 2005 FL3 H L 1-2 4,091
Tue, Dec 6, 2005 FL3 H D 1-1 4,372
Sat, Feb 18, 2006 FL3 A D 1-1 2,283
Sat, Oct 28, 2006 FL3 A W 1-0 1,762
Fri, Mar 23, 2007 FL3 H D 0-0 4,417
Key:
FAT = Football Association Challenge Trophy
GL/GMVC = Gola League/Vauxhall Conference
BLT = Bob Lord Trophy
FAC = Football Association Challenge Cup
FL3 = Football League Division Three/'League Two'
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