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Blues to host Invicta

AFTER picking up up four points over the bank holiday weekend, Blues will look to continue their good form when Folkestone Invicta are the visitors to the ProKit UK Stadium on Saturday, kick-off 3pm. A century of goals wasn’t enough for Invicta to get promoted last season as they missed out in the play-offs. After…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on August 29th This date had been a lucky date for BSFC in the past with the last defeat coming in 1987 and only two defeats in the last 49 years until a 3-0 loss defeat to Wealdstone in 2016. In 2015 we narrowly beat Concord Rangers when…

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Saints trip in Cup

Blues will travel to St Neots Town in the FA Cup first qualifying round on September 8. It’s the third straight away draw for the Blues, and we will meet a side who they played in the Southern League last season. The Saints have made a similar start to the Blues in the new Southern…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on August 28th 75 years ago today, just before Jamie Cureton made his senior debut, we went down 4-2 against Polish Army Prisoners of War. Slightly more recently, in 2010 we made the short trip to play Thurrock in a Conference South match having made a reasonable start…

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Flint delighted with four points

Blues’ manager Adam Flint was delighted after a bank holiday weekend which saw his side collect four points. Flint’s team rescued a point with a late goal against Leatherhead on Saturday before beating neighbours Harlow Town 3-1 on Monday to leave the Stortford boss a happy man: “On Saturday I felt we were the better…

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Derby delight for Blues – pics added

Harlow Town 1 Bishop’s Stortford 3 BLUES took the bragging rights in the first competitive derby in 17 years against Harlow Town as goals from Olutoyosi Olusanya, Jake Cass and Alfie Mason gave them their opening win of the season. Adam Flint’s team were in dominant form in front of a 725 crowd on Monday,…

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Cup dreams over for Airportmen

Our temporary tenants Stansted will return to Hargrave Park after going out of the FA Cup following a 1-0 loss against neighbours Takeley. Mitchell Das, son of Takeley boss and ex Blues player Marc Das, scored the winning goal in the 64th minute to send the visitors into the first qualifying round alongside Stortford. In…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on August 26th On this day in August 1939, just before Jamie Cureton started playing, we lost a Herts Charity Cup match away to Hertford Town 6-0. Not a great start to the new season, although even then it was important not to read too much into a…

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Hawks trip for Blues

Blues face neighbours Harlow Town for the first time in 17 years on Monday when they travel to Barrows Farm, kick-off 3pm. You may have heard of this lot, although there’s at least one generation of Blues’ fans who have never known them as our local rivals. We last met in Division One of the…

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An 89th minute goal from Jake Cass on his Blues debut gave the hosts a share of the points with the Tanners in a disappointing contest. Cass, who missed the pre-season through suspension and injury was playing up front in Adam Flint’s starting line-up for the first time but Stortford were without Jamie Cureton who…