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Smith disappointed with loss

Joint manager Steve Smith was clearly upset after Blues’ saw their winning streak come to an end with a 2-1 home loss against Lewes. The loss ended a run of four straight league wins and was only Smith and Jamie Cureton’s second defeat in the Bostik Premier after taking control of the team in September….

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Early goal not enough for Blues

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 1 LEWES 2 (BOSTIK LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION) THE manager-of-the-month curse struck against as Lewes moved above the Blues and into second place in the Bostik Premier table, The Sussex side fought back from conceding an early goal to take maximum points in a well contested match in which the visitors’ organisation particularly…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on December 9th In 2014 we had an entertaining but unsuccessful visit to Bromley for a league game. It was a case of déjà vu for Stortford as for the second successive season they frustratingly managed to throw away a two goal lead and lose in the closing…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on December 8th   The result on this day in 1990 was possibly unique. This was possibly the only Stortford match ever to be abandoned because of snow. It was an ordinary Isthmian League game against Hendon who stood 9th in the table against Blues 16th, albeit with…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on December 7th   In 2013 we had a short trip to Staines for a Conference South game. Blues travelled hopefully, we were in fourth place at the time looking for more points to cement our play-off place against a Staines side who were just below mid-table. Staines’…

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Blues v Lewes – preview

There’s another test of Blues’ play-off ambitions on Saturday as fourth placed Lewes visit the ProKit (UK) Stadium, kick-off 3pm. Following Wednesday’s 3-0 home win against Corinthian-Casuals, the Sussex side are one spot behind Stortford with 30 points from 17 games. They had a seven game FA Cup run, although it ended in the third…

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Looking back – Lewes v Blues

As Saturday’s game against Lewes approaches, Blues fan Andrew Bubien looks back at a previous game against the Sussex side. Blues played at Lewes in the second round (now the second qualifying round) of the F A Trophy in the 2004/5 season. Both clubs were playing in the newly formed Conference South and at the…

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Blues’ perfect month rewarded

Nine points from three games in November has seen Blues’ managerial duo of Steve Smith and Jamie Cureton rewarded with the Bostik Premier manager-of-the-month award. Wins against AFC Hornchurch, Whitehawk and Margate, scoring nine goals in the process, saw Blues move into the play-off zone and Smith and Cureton will now collect the award which…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on December 6th There have been a few high scoring Herts Senior Cup matches on this date, including a 5-1 win over Watford in 2016 in the first home game on this date since 1986. In 2008 we played a league game when we visited Basingstoke Town for…

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Away ties for Blues

Blues now know their opponents in both the Velocity (Isthmian) League and Herts Senior Cups. The Blue Brazil will travel to Wingate & Finchley in the League Cup on Tuesday December 18, kick-off 7.45om and have been drawn away at Watford in the county cup. Now date for the latter game has been arranged, with…