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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 7th The last three games on this date have produced plenty of goals with 3 conceded each time. In 2009 we travelled to Bath for what was then considered a long mid-week trip for a game which had been postponed twice, the second time at very…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 6th It is an interesting coincidence that we have been on the wrong end of a 6-3 scoreline three times on this date. The first time was a friendly at the end of the 1945-46 season, it happened again at home to Aylesbury United in an…

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Blues U-21 0 Heybridge Swifts 1 (aet)

Blues’ last chance of silverware this season ended as they went down in extra-time in the Essex Senior League Shield semi-final. Matt Waldron’s side were unlucky not to reach the final as they controlled the first half without taking advantage of the chances they created. Swifts took command after the break and threatened to score…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 5th   First mention on this day has to go all the way back to 1931 when Stortford scored one of their biggest ever league victories. At home to Welwyn Garden City in the Spartan League Division Twi East the Hertfordshire neighbours were annihilated 11-1 with…

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Semi-final for young Blues

Blues under-21s will aim to reach the Essex Senior reserve section League Cup  final this evening when they host Heybridge Swifts, kick-off 7.45pm.

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Dorchester trip for Blues

BLUES will look to bounce back from Monday’s 4-2 loss at Royston when they travel to Dorchester Town, on Saturday. The Dorset side are three points behind Kevin Watson’s team with 42 points from 39 games, and would need a 5-0 win against Stortford to move above them in the Evo-Stik South Premier table. When…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on April 4 There’s no question about the most significant game on this date. It’s back to 1981 and the first leg of our FA Trophy semi-final at Dartford. Dartford were riding high in the Southern League Southern Division at the time, they did in fact win it…

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Crows 4 Blues 2

BLUES’ failure to turn their first half domination into goal came back to haunt them as they went down 4-2 at Royston Town, on Easter Monday. Kevin Watson’s side produced an excellent display in the final 30 minutes of the first half but had only a well-taken goal from skipper Mark Hughes to show for…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on April 3rd Perhaps the most significant game on this date was way back in 1961 when we played the Delphian League Cup final losing 3-1 to Brentwood & Warley. With all due respect to the Delphian League Cup, what marked out this game was that it was…