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Merthyr game rearranged

Following the postponement of Blues’ home game against Merthyr Town, the match has been rearranged for Tuesday April 24, kick-off 7.45pm.

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 2nd   A decade ago the biggest game on this date was the FA Trophy semi-final first leg against Hucknall Town. Our run to this stage had seen us put out Dagenham & Redbridge, Canvey Island and Gravesend & Northfleet of the Conference National Division and…

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Royston trip for Blues

Blues make their first ever league trip to Garden Walk to face Royston on Monday afternoon. Former Takeley boss Steve Castle has put together an squad with plenty of experience at a higher level, but with only three wins from the last eight games they have dropped to eighth with 64 points from 38 games…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 1st Last season saw Blues go down 2-0 at home against Oxford City on All Fools Day, while three years earlier we drew 2-2 with big-spending Eastleigh at Woodside Park. Before 2014 we had a run of 7 games on this date away from home, the…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 31st Our most recent game on this date was a 5-0 defeat at Hyde who were on their way to the Conference North Championship – this was the second time we had played them in a week due to a postponement. However the outstanding game on…

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Merthyr game off

With the ProKit UK Stadium currently under water and more heavy rain* forecast the Evo-Stik South League gave permission for a 6pm pitch inspection, and Saturday’s game has been postponed. A new date will be announced over the Easter weekend.         * Can rain be heavy? Or is there just a lot of…

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Blues look to extend unbeaten run

BLUES will look to extend their five game unbeaten run when they host Merthyr Town on Saturday, kick off 3pm. Merthyr have overcome a mid-season financial crisis which saw them lose 13-1 at Chesham, and three places about Stortford with 47 points from 39 games. When the sides met on Loadlok Community Stadium artificial surface…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on March 30 Going back into the archives to 1974. For younger supporters it is hard to emphasize just how big a deal the FA Amateur Cup was for clubs like Bishop’s Stortford FC. At this time there was no national league for non-league clubs so for BSFC…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 29th 2014 saw our first ever visit to Gosport for a game on this date. In front of a large crowd – given “pay as much as you like” admission after the Borough’s excellent Trophy run to Wembley – and in breezy conditions, the hosts took…