Stacey West Top Ten Moments of the Decade

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We’ve had the team of the decade, plus the debate that surrounds it, but what about the top ten moments of the decade?

I think that they’re often quite personal, that one person may not see something as a top moment. For instance, the second entry on my list isn’t a game any of you would pick out as a key moment, but for me it is right up there with the very best.

What I want to do here is take you on a journey, from 2010 to 2019, the decade our club died; crucified by awful management and stifling finances and rising again under the watchful eye of a strong, organised board and committed fanbase. Also, without wanting to whitewash history, a couple of Essex boys had a bit to do with it.

There would be a temptation to just pile stuff up from the last couple of years, but I have tried to make this as exhaustive as ever, as well as picking out some highlights that may not have occurred to everyone.

Here, in chronological order, are my personal top ten moments of the decade.