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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 28th Two unusual games on this date. In 1997 we had a rare competitive first team game with neighbours Stansted at Rhodes Avenue. It was in the Eastern Floodlight Competition which was treated much like the county cup games today – a first team game but…

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Smith delighted with win

Joint manager Steve Smith was delighted after Blues recorded a 3-0 victory at Bugess Hill, on Saturday, “It was very good win” he said “I said before the game it was a must win to keep us in and around the play offs. “We were very good, and having Mark Haines back was a big plus for…

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Blues find their thrill at Burgess Hill – report added

RYAN Charles was on target twice as Blues picked up their first three points of 2019 with a dominant performance at Burgess Hill. The result moved Stortford up to 12th place in the Bostik Premier table, six points off the play-offs. The visitors were control from kick-off with Ben Worman forcing an early corner before…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on January 27 We only have to look back to 2007 for the outstanding game on this date. Blues have a good record at Westleigh Park, win or lose, and while we lost that game the entertainment value was undisputable. At the time of the game we were…

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Penalty woe in the snow

Blues’ Herts Senior Cup dreams ended with a penalty shoot-out defeat against Watford in artic conditions at the ProKit UK Stadium, on Tuesday. Late goals from Ryan Charles and Nathan Livings had seen Blues fight back from a 3-1 deficit, but Livings missed the third shot from the spot and Watford netted all five of…

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Blues look to thrill at Hill

Blues will look to pick up three vital Bostik League points, when they travel to Burgess Hill Town today. A pair of equalisers from Jamie Cureton – the second in injury time – saw Blues snatch a 2-2 draw when the two sides met in early October. The Hillians arrived at the home of football…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 26th There have been comparatively few games on this date in recent years with no goals since 1985 and the last win coming in 1980. The only recent game saw us travelling to Ship Lane to play Thurrock in a Conference South game in 2008. Both…

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A LOOK BACK AT BLUES’ GAMES ON JANUARY 25th By Andrew Cornell Due to chance and the fixture list we haven’t played a home game on this date since 1986 when we lost 1-0 against Worthing. More recently we faced to trip to Braintree five years ago for a game postponed from Boxing Day.   Braintree…

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A LOOK BACK AT BLUES’ GAMES ON JANUARY 24th By Andrew Cornell There have been no significant matches on this date for some time. However back in 1987 Blues played Cheltenham Town in the second round of the FA Trophy. Cheltenham were then in the GM Vauxhall Conference (Vanarama National League ) and have since progressed to…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 23rd Until 2016 when we beat Gosport Borough 2-0 at home this date had not been an overly successful one for Blues with only one Herts Senior Cup win in the last 30+ years. A recent attempt to end this run was in 2010, a 2-2…