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Hawks 0 Blues 2

Goals from youngsters Alfie Mason and Olly Miles gave Blues their fourth straight win and intensified Whitehawk’s relegation worries on Saturday. The visitors certainly did it the hard way, arriving at 2.55pm following a horrendous journey, and being forced to kick off 30 minutes after getting off the coach. But even with a depleted squad…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 28th The last time we played on this date was only last year against a Farnborough team facing problems on and off the field. As so often happens in these circumstances Stortford failed to take advantage. Facing a strong wind Stortford were soon under pressure. A…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 26th In 2013 we played Workington away in a Conference North game in what was probably our longest trip for a midweek game. Travelling this far for a Tuesday night game meant some reshuffling as Johnny Herd, Steve Cawley, Jesse Waller Lassen and De’Reece Vanderhyde were…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 23rd Another history lesson today as the two most important matches on this date happened over 30 years ago today. We look back to an FA Trophy quarter-final replay and an FA Amateur Cup semi-final which went to a replay. In 1982 we were defending the…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 22nd Last year we played a Herts Senior Cup Semi-Final against Boreham Wood which was drawn 2-2 and lost on penalties. By coincidence three other games on this date in this century have been 2-2 draws. In 2011 we had Chelmsford City as our visitors. This…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 6th Our most recent game on this date was a long mid-week trip for a Conference North game against Colwyn Bay on a wild wet and windy night in North Wales. Rod Stringer had to make one change in his starting line-up due to Moses Odubajo…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on February 26th In 2005 we played Canvey Island in the FA Trophy fifth round (the last 16), in Essex. At the time Canvey were a division above us and had also been Trophy runners-up the year before and winners in 2001 so this was a tough draw…

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Young Blues bow out of cup

Enfield Town 3-3 Bishop’s Stortford. (Enfield Town win 4-3 on penalties) Velocity Trophy semi-final, 13th February 2019 Having won two shoot-outs in previous rounds to make the semi-final, the Blues bowed out at the QEII Stadium with former stopper Joe Wright saving twice in the shoot-out to send the Towners through. The Blues were depleted…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on February 12th Due to bad weather Stortford have only played seven  times on this date since the war and only one home game since 1966. A repeat of that result – a 9-1 win at home to Harlow – would be very welcome. Harlow were no push over…

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Smith disappointed with Leatherhead loss

Steve Smith couldn’t hide his disappointment as Blues down 1-0  to a freak first half goal at Leatherhead, on Saturday. “I’m really upset about yesterday” he admitted, “We have got to start picking points up on the road I understand it was game of two halves, but can’t keep giving teams a goal start and then chasing…