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Smith praises Blues

Despite seeing his side’s play-off dreams fail at the final hurdle, joint boss Steve Smith praised Blues’ players following their 2-1 loss at Carshalton, on Saturday. “I’m gutted this morning, but so proud of all the boys” he said, “It’s been a great effort the last few weeks and yesterday things didn’t drop for us….

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 27th In 2013 on this date we played the last game of our two season stint in Conference North at Oxford City. There was nothing to play for as City were in mid-table while we had mathematically avoided relegation. Overall Stortford could be satisfied with their…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 26th   In 1988 on this day former BSFC President Eddie Bentley died at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow after having suffered a heart attack. Eddie had been an active servant of the football club for many years. That same evening the Herts Charity Cup…

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Crunch time for Blues

It’s crunch time for Blues on Saturday as they travel to Carshalton Athletic looking for an eighth straight win to seal a place in the Bostik Premier play-offs. A win against the Surrey side would see Blues leapfrog Saturday’s opponents to finish at least fourth in the final table, and they could even finish third…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 25th   In 2009 there was an unusual event in that we played in a club’s last ever game – at least at the professional level. Team Bath were controversial, not least because of thoughts that they were subsidised by the tax payer but after letting…

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Coach to Carshalton Athletic FC

There will be a players’ coach to the Carshalton game on Saturday 27th April, which has limited seats available 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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Blues in seventh heaven

Bishop’s Stortford 3 Brightlingsea Regent 2 Blues kept their play-off hopes alive with a seventh straight win with a comfortable victory against Brightlingsea Regent, on Easter Monday. Jamie Curetoon marked his 1000th senior game with a brace of goals in the first half before substitute Luke Callendar made it 3-0, and despite a late rally…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 23rd Most games at this stage of the season are either league games or cup finals and so it proves today. Some of the league games were important – as shown by the two examples below. In 1994 Stortford clinched the Isthmian League Division One title…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 22nd In 2008 we had the short trip to Welling for a vital league game which we had to win to sustain any chances of reaching the play offs for the second successive year. The performance was a distinct improvement on recent outings and, on another…