The NBFC save our stripes petition sign now

Nuneaton Borough FC have recently signed a six figure deal with Bloors Homes for the sponsorship of our yet unnamed new ground for three years and the shirts for two years. This is a tremendous coup for the club and one which which we all applaud the board and its staff for.

However, this news has been tainted by a shining example of how, once again, the club has ignored the views of the supporters of Nuneaton Borough FC. Last year the Nuneaton Borough fanzine To The Manor Reborn decided that the decision to change the club's home shirt from blue and white stripes to plain blue was wrong. The club was approached and we dedicated a fanzine to getting the stripes back and the club decided to abide by a poll conducting through the pages of the Heartland Evening News.

97 per cent of fans who voted wanted us to return to our striped shirts that have been traditional since at least the early 70s. Several of the other supporters groups at the Boro urged their members to support the vote for stripes and all working together, we managed to get our voice heard by the club and this season we are playing in striped shirts.

But not next season, if the recent kit launch is anything to go by. This is no longer a question of whether we prefer the Boro to wear stripes or plain blue, it is now an issue of the fans wishes being ignored. We were told, through programme notes, newspaper columns and postings on the official website, that the club valued our opinion. This shows they do not.

We urge every Boro fan to sign this petition, and once again ask our board of directors that we would really like to see the Boro playing in blue and white stripes, not just for next season, but every season here on.

We want as many supporters as possible to show the club that our view counts.

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Latest Signatures

  • 18 December 2015150. Woz Sharp
    With out the fans there would be nothing.
  • 07 December 2015149. Steve P
    I'm an alfreton fan that was born in nuneaton...the club should listen to the people who are their lifeblood & play in stripes.
  • 17 September 2015148. Glenn B
    I support this petition
  • 05 September 2015147. Paul T
    hope this helps your campaign
  • 02 September 2015146. Mike T
    The future is bright, the future is stripes.
  • 21 July 2015145. Janet G
    I support this petition
  • 25 June 2015144. Jai S
    I support this petition
  • 22 June 2015143. Mrtfc Cuevas
    Keep supporters having a say
  • 22 April 2015142. Ben B
    Shows how mych the board listen to the fans if this is happening again!
  • 27 March 2015141. Rob A
    the shirts are cool. Don't change it!
  • 14 February 2015140. Jack S
    First the Stripes then the Pitch. Just say no!!!!!
  • 12 January 2015139. Msmith Crane
    don;t ignore fans wishes without us there is no club
  • 06 January 2015138. Darren Chesterc
    Keep those stripes, tradition matters to the fans!
  • 15 November 2014137. Ashleigh H
    I support this petition
  • 20 September 2014136. Philip S
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  • 26 June 2014135. Richard P
    Having watched the Boro since the 1950's they are not my team without stripes!
  • 21 June 2014134. Andrew H
    Tradition is something you can't mess with.
  • 21 June 2014133. Steve K
    I support this petition
  • 08 June 2014132. Laurence V
    I support this petition
  • 21 February 2014131. Chris E
    I support this petition
  • 03 January 2014130. Peter B
    I support this petition
  • 09 November 2013129. Steven Bibbyprestonf
    I support this petition
  • 09 November 2013128. Ben C
    I support this petition
  • 05 September 2013127. Paul E
    Leamington fan living in Nuneaton. Why change what the fans clearly want - AGAIN? Listen to your supporters!!!
  • 26 August 2013126. Phil Jenkins
    Save the stripes, don't lose the clubs history!
  • 22 August 2013125. Paul U
    i have seen nuneaton play against rushden many times and was always sure they played in stripes! was i wrong?no-NUNEATON IS STRIPES
  • 19 August 2013124. Kev W
    I support this petition

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Roger Stanford, and the board of directors of Nuneaton Borough FC

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