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Looking forward to the Bostik – 5

After a long and torturous journey, we reach the final part of the preview of our return to the Isthmian League. Tell me it’s definitely too late to be switched the Southern. Please. Tonbridge Angels 2017/18 11th 64pts/46 games Another former Conference South side now living the dream in the Bostik League after a three…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on July 21st   A handful of friendlies have been played on this date with regulars Billericay Town cropping up in 2015 in an away game.   Another useful workout for Stortford saw them claim victory at Ryman League Premier Division side Billericay Town, on Tuesday.   In…

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Football’s back!

After nearly three months, football returns to the ProKit (UK) Stadium on Saturday afternoon when Dageham & Redbridge are the visitors for a pre-season friendly. Dagenham are expected to send a full strength side to face the Blues as new boss Peter Taylor continues to build his squad. The Daggers opened their pre-season campaign with…

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Southend game moved

With Southend United classing their trip to the ProKit UK Stadium as a full first team fixture, the game has been brought forward 24 hours, and will now be played on Tuesday July 24, kick-off 7.45pm. Admission will be £6 for adults, £4 for concessions, with accompanied under-12s free.

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VCD Athletic 3 Blues 0

A tough start to their pre-season campaign saw Blues go down 3-0 in Crayford, on Thursday. Adam Flint included two trialists in an 18 man squad, with several players including Jamie Cureton on holiday, and the visitors struggled against a side who already had two games under their belt. The hosts took the lead through…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on July 20th     Several games against very strong opposition on this date, in 2013 we faced Cambridge United.   The Blues gave a trial to keeper Shaun Phillips. He had come on during the second half of the friendly for Colchester against the Blues 12 days earlier….

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Price crash at the ProKit

Blues have reduced prices by almost 50 percent for our home pre-season friendlies. Despite Dagenham & Redbridge (21/7), Southend United (24/7) and Cambridge United (28/7) all expected to bring their full first team squads to the home of football, prices will be just £6 for adults and £4 for concessions. Accompanied under-12 are free!

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on July 19th Only a few games previously on this date – including in 1997 one of the last ever pre-season friendlies at Rhodes Avenue against a Leyton Orient youth team.   The O’s were led on to the pitch by their manager, former West Ham player Paul…

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Looking forward to the Bostik – 4

The penultimate part of the look forward to the teams will face upon our return to the Isthmian League. Lewes 2017/18 – 2nd 99pts/46 games A trip to Lewes on Easter Saturday (nicely placed in late April) looks to be one of the highlights of the season for the travelling Blues’ fans. Having said that,…

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Flint ready for kick-off

BLUES boss Adam Flint is looking forward to seeing his side in action for the first time as Stortford open their pre-season programme this week. Flint’s team travel to Crayford to face VCD Athletic on Thursday evening before hosting Dagenham & Redbridge at the ProKit UK Stadium on Satursday (3pm). “Training has been going well…