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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 8th   In 2014 we made the trip to Hampshire to face Farnborough in a league game, and went down 4-2. Brian Woodall hit his third goal in three games as an injury-hit Bishop’s Stortford side fell short in a goal-laden game at Farnborough on Tuesday…

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Cureton’s late winner makes in four on the bounce

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 2 MARGATE 1 (BOSTIK LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION) Jamie Cureton’s late winner saw Blues complete a fourth straight win and end Gate’s nine game unbeaten run and keep ther slim play-off hopes alive. Cureton and joint manager Steve Smith had to shuffle the side due to injuries and included on-loan Shadrack Ogie in…

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Coach to Lewes

There will be a players’ coach to the Lewes game on Saturday 20th 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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Blast from the past

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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Blast from the past

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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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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Miles better for young Blues

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 2, WINDSOR 2 (THE NATIONAL LEAGUE UNDER 19 ALLIANCE – DIVISION C) Two goals from Olly Miles helped the young Blues record their first draw of the season. In a contest that Stortford showed much more conviction than of late, the Blues didn’t make a great start as the visitors took the lead…

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Blues look for Gate double

Blues will look to make it four wins in the bounce when they host Margate on Saturday. It’s the first of three home games in 17 days for Steve Smith’s and Jamie Cureton’s side and they will face a side who are three places and two points behind them in 13th. The Kent side have…

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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…