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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 28th The last time we played on this date was only last year against a Farnborough team facing problems on and off the field. As so often happens in these circumstances Stortford failed to take advantage. Facing a strong wind Stortford were soon under pressure. A…

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ANDREW CORNELL LOOKS BACK AT BLUES’ GAMES ON MARCH 27 In 2010 we had familiar opponents in Bromley for a Conference South game. Blues were in 18th place looking for a few more points to make relegation impossible while Bromley were in mid-table with little to play for. The main team news was that Ted…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 26th In 2013 we played Workington away in a Conference North game in what was probably our longest trip for a midweek game. Travelling this far for a Tuesday night game meant some reshuffling as Johnny Herd, Steve Cawley, Jesse Waller Lassen and De’Reece Vanderhyde were…

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GEORGE Casey rescued a point for ten-man Blues as he netted four minutes from time to stretch their unbeaten run to five games.. Casey’s first goal of the season gave Kevin Watson’s side a deserved share of the points from this contest at the Premier Plus Stadium. Eleven minutes earlier Jack Thomas had been shown…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 25th   In 2016 we had a rare Good Friday game away to Dartford. In the days before floodlights when we could only play on Saturdays most of the year it was common to play Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Monday. The novelty was lost…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 24th By a strange quirk of fate we played on this date on three consecutive years with Conference South fixtures in 2007, 2008 and 2009. In 2007 Bognor Regis Town and the officials were delayed by traffic on the M25 so that the match kicked off…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 23rd Another history lesson today as the two most important matches on this date happened over 30 years ago today. We look back to an FA Trophy quarter-final replay and an FA Amateur Cup semi-final which went to a replay. In 1982 we were defending the…