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Last Updated: Friday, 22 April, 2005, 12:12 GMT 13:12 UK
Boston's cult heroes

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Paul 'Bazza' Bastock has been voted Boston's all-time cult hero by Football Focus viewers.

Bastock won with 80% of the vote, ahead of fellow Boston favourites Paul Ellender and Chris Cook.


Club captain, good central defender who has scored some crucial goals this season.
Thomas Green

Player of the season every season, always looks a bit tubby to me but you can never fault his effort even if he gets one or two bookings.
Lee Chase


Over 189 goals, a record that I don't think will ever be broken.
The Diamond

He lit up the crowds in the town end. I love the bloke. Here is my song for him: "Yer Chrise Cooke, go go Chrise, go go go go go tricky Chrise, go go go go go go go tricky Chrise YER!!!!!!!".
David Manning

The man is a legend. Scored for Boston United at Wembley in the FA Trophy final in 1985 and after becoming reserve team coach, dusted off his boots more than 10 years later to play up front again. Hundreds of appearances, a bagful of goals, a goal in a Wembley final, a fans' favourite, a Lazarus-like comeback, no hint of scandal, dissatisfaction or dissent, what more could you ask for?
Andy Birkett

Local lad made good, you can't buy commitment like that. The only thing I'll ever begrudge Chris is that in the 1985 FA Trophy final he didn't have the courtesy to wait until I got back from the toilet before scoring.
Lee Chase


Appearance record holder.
The Diamond

Giant goalkeeper who joined when club was below Conference level and helped us gain promotion to football league with some outstanding saves. Married chairman's daughter.
Thomas Green

You don't need many reasons when you count the appearances. This guy has been a great servant for so long, and you have to throw in that he cleaned windows for much of his time at Boston.
Lee Chase

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