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New Year’s Eve in the Mitre Suite

Blues will again be hosting their popular New Year’s Eve party in the Mitre Suite. In common with previous years, it will start on December 31st (7.30pm) and finish on January 1 (1am), so for just £25 for a 2 adult, 2 child family you’re getting two year’s of partying. Adults are £10 and children…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on February 21st One of the more dramatic games in our history was played on this date back in 1981 when we faced Alvechurch in the FA Trophy third round. Alvechurch were placed 2nd in the Southern League Midland Division at the time, so as we had knocked…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks at Blues’ games on February 20th Firstly, two trivia items for today. On this day in 1943 Blues played a rare wartime competitive game. Unlike many top amateur clubs Bishop’s Stortford did not play in a wartime league and mostly made do with friendlies against service sides. However the Herts FA competitions…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on February 19th In 2005 in the first season of Conference South as it was then known we hosted Redbridge in their only season at this level. Not to be confused with Redbridge Forest or Dagenham & Redbridge this club were previously known as Ford United. We were…

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KETTERING TOWN 6 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 0

A TERRIBLE first half saw ten-man Blues go down to their heaviest defeat of the season. Kevin Watson’s side were 5-0 down at half time and had seen Marvel Ekpiteta harshly red carded when conceding a penalty in the 38th minute to leave them with ten men for the majority of the contest for the…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on February 18th A recent game on this date saw us travel to Manchester to play Droylsden in a league game. In an end to end contest Stortford had the chances, particularly in the first 45 minutes, to have taken all three points. Unfortunately, shots off target and…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks at Blues’ games on February 17th Blues last game on this date was two years ago when they travelled to Letchworth to face Royston Town in the Herts Charity Cup final and a single goal from Sheldon Sellears was enough to continue our dominance in the competition. Going back a decade, there…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks at Blues’ games on February 16th A recent game on this date was in 2008 away to Lewes, who were leading the table and championship contenders. Blues were also in promotion contention lying in 5th place, however, having lost 5-1 at home to Lewes the previous November we were expecting a tough…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on February 15 Our last game on this date was at home to Carshalton Athletic in a goal-fest in 2006. Neither team was having a glorious season with Blues in 17th place and Carshalton 21st, we really needed the points from home games like this. It took a…

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Poppies trip for Blues

After the frustration of seeing their game at Basingstoke called off, Blues will look to return to action with a trip to high-flying Kettering Town, on Saturday The trip to Kettering will be another tough test for Watson’s young team against a side who – despite seeing two home games postponed in the last week…