Time for a change?

Devoted Stevenage Boro fan Ross Freeman, who has supported the club since the late 1980s, is the latest in our series of monthly columns which feature different views from Broadhall Way I always thought that football being an up and down sport was a good

Devoted Stevenage Boro fan Ross Freeman, who has supported the club since the late 1980s, is the latest in our series of monthly columns which feature different views from Broadhall Way

I always thought that football being an up and down sport was a good thing.

After this season, I have changed my mind.

This has turned out to be one of the most frustrating and gruelling seasons I have ever watched. With the team remaining almost identical to last year, and most people in agreement that this is the best crop of players we have had in our town for a long time, why are we so consistently inconsistent?

I do not believe or agree with anything I have heard Graham Westley say so far this year.

He crippled us with his "We will be champions" statement from the very start.

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He makes us look silly in the media, berates our players publicly, makes tactical choices that even kids' teams would laugh at. Only to gloss it over with more promises the following day.

I have grown tired of watching games ebb away from us, looking across and seeing him with his arms crossed doing nothing.

Lionel (Perez), what does he bring to our club? He should have been sacked straight after the eye gouging incident.

It showed us condoning violence and was spineless of the management; he now jumps around and shouts a lot but that's all. He needs to leave.

I used to respect Phil Wallace for making decisions for the good of his and our club, even he seems to have fallen for the Westley charm.

The only reason I can see for this is that Graham may have money inside our club, be it in funding or contracts, and has Mr Wallace to a emotional ransom.

We are not ready for the play-offs, and I don't think we ever will be with Westley at the helm, and personally I would rather miss out on them this year to see him removed.

I used to be proud to associate myself with Stevenage Boro FC.

Now it's all I can do to motivate myself to go to games (if I didn't have friends there, I probably wouldn't bother).

We have the ground, set up, facilities to take us forward, but the mentality to keep us rooted.

I hate feeling so negative about my club, which only adds to my anger at full time when I see the talent that is being wasted.

Many fans have already voted with their feet.

I just wish Westley would use his to walk away and admit he never will be who he wants to be and that this isn't the club and level for him.