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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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Blues win at Urchins

HORNCHURCH 0 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 1 Jamie Cureton’s 13th minute goal was enough to give Blues their 15th league win of the season, on Saturday. It was the veteran’s 16th league goal of the campaign and kept up the visitors’ outside hopes of the play-offs. In a first half where chances were few and far between,…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 25th   In 2016 we had a rare Good Friday game away to Dartford. In the days before floodlights when we could only play on Saturdays most of the year it was common to play Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Monday. The novelty was lost…

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Smith eyes play-offs

Joint manager Steve Smith hasn’t given up on a place in the play-offs following Blues’ 1-0 win at AFC Hornchurch, on Saturday. Jamie Cureton’s 13 minute goal saw Blues seal a double over the east London side, and they are eight points off the play-offs going into the final six games of the season. “It…

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Coach to Whitehawk

There will be a players’ coach to the Whitehawk game on Saturday 30th March, which has limited seats available, but will be on a first come first served basis. For more details and to book your place please call Brian on 01279 871181, or email him on hockley261@btinternet.com

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 4th The most significant match on this day happened in 1972. At Clarence Park, St Albans we played the third round, third replay of the FA Amateur Cup against Hitchin Town. As far as I can tell this is the only time Stortford has been involved…

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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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Urchins trip for Blues

Blues return to action on Saturday when they travel to 15th placed AFC Hornchurch where they will look to repeat November’s 1-0 home win against the east London side. Ryan Charles’ deflected effort proved to be the difference between the sides that day. While Saturday’s win against Haringey moved Blues up to 12th, the Urchins…

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Blues 0 Hatters 3

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 0, LUTON TOWN CEDARS 3 (THE NATIONAL LEAGUE UNDER 19 ALLIANCE – DIVISION C) Blues’ Academy side were unable to put a dent in the Hatters’ quest for the league title as they ran out comfortable winners at the ProKit UK Stadium, on Tuesday. . Luton went ahead in the 13th minute when…

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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…