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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 22nd In 1974 and 1975 we finished the season on this date. In 1974 the last game was a bit of an anti-climax as we had lost our chance of winning the league the previous Saturday and had nothing to play for. Moreover Walton & Hersham’s…

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Adam ready for new job

NEW Blues boss Adam Flint can’t wait to start work as he looks to move Blues up the Bostik League table. The 36-year-old former Witham boss was appointed on Saturday and brings his assistant manager James Robinson with him from the Essex club, and he is clearly thrilled with his new job: “I’m very excited…

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Aveley friendly added

Blues have announced their first away pre-season friendly, and they will visit Aveley’s new Parkside ground on Tuesday July 31, kick-off 7.45pm. After a poor start to the season which saw an FA Cup loss against AFC Sudbury and the dismissal of former Stansted manager Terry Spilane, James Webster steadied the ship at their new…

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Blues announce new boss – updated

Bishop’s Stortford FC are pleased to announce the appointment of their new manager Adam Flint who will be assisted by James Robinson. The duo leave Bostik League Witham Town where they have been in charge since the tail end of the 2015/16 season. Bishop’s Stortford FC Director of Football Steve Smith has known the duo…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 21st A successful 1965-66 season which had seen us win the Athenian League Division 1 Championship ended with a win at Ware in the Herts Charity Cup Final. Its not clear why this game was played so late, our last league game had been on 30th…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on May 20th and 21st As far as we know, Blues have never played a game on May 19th, and our only game on May 20 was a narrow win over Ilford in 1968. The game was in semi-final of the Essex Floodlight Competition and we faced an…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 18th This date saw the last home game of the marathon 1973-74 season, but also the 1972 East Anglian Cup final against Dagenham who won 3-0. Who even knew that Dagenham was in East Anglia? In 1974, on a Saturday afternoon two weeks after the FA…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 17th Two games on this date, 1947 was one of the worst winters of the 20th century and our latest ever finish to a league season with our penultimate league game played on this date. We faced Aylesbury United at home and the scoreline did not…

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BISHOP’S STORTFORD FOOTBALL CLUB PRESS RELEASE

It’s with regret that Bishop’s Stortford FC announce the departure of  manager Kevin Watson.  Kevin is a young and ambitious manager and the BSFC Board are unable to meet his budgetary needs for coming season, so in the best interests of the club and Kevin’s career, the Board have reluctantly agreed to look at other…

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Kevin Watson statement

So after a brief meeting with the powers that be last night, it was decided that myself and the boards ideas and opinions on the club going forward were not the same. Therefore with an extremely heavy heart I’ve left my role as Bishop’s Stortford’s 1st team manager with immediate effect. It’s a very sad…