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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 13th The Clubcall Cup was originally a competition for all teams in the Conference, Isthmian, Northern and Southern Premier Leagues. In 1989 we had lost in a replay at the semi-final stage to a Barnet team who were also challenging for a place in the Football…

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Great escape for (the other) Blue Brazil

Cowdenbeath FC sealed another season of Scottish League football with a 3-2 win against Cove Rangers, on Saturday. The visitors certainly went down fighting, seeing two men sent off in injury time as they finished with eight men. We’d like to congratulate our namesakes and with the Blues back in the Isthmian League, life doesn’t…

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Good luck to the Blue Brazil

We’d like to wish good luck to the other Blue Brazil, Cowdenbeath FC, as they battle to stay in the Scottish League today. Cove Rangers are the visitors to Central Park, with the first leg of the play-off having finished goalless.

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on May 12 The 1962-63 season was the longest we ever played and one of the worst winters in the last century. Due to snow and ice Blues didn’t play a single game home or away in January or February 1963. There were so many postponements that the…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 11th On this day in 1974 Bishop’s Stortford FC completed their treble, having already won the FA Amateur Cup and London Senior Cup they faced Cheshunt at Hertford Town’s ground in the Herts Senior Cup Final. Not only had Blues been playing 3 games a week…

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Blues return home – updated

The FA have announced their allocations for the 2018/19 season and Blues have been placed in the Bostik League Premier Division. Formally known as the Isthmian League, the London based league was home to the Blue Brazil for 33 years before becoming founder members of Conference South. The reorganisation of step 3 football sees a…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 10th   This date has seen a handful of league games, mostly from the 70s when with no play offs fixture congestion often meant there were a few straggling league games to be tidied up in May.   One such was in 1973 when we faced…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on May 9 Most of the games on this date have been cup games as the season winds to a close. In 1985 we travelled to Thanet United (now Margate) for the second leg of the Eastern Floodlight Competition final, having already won the first le 2-1. With…

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AGM tonight

Just a reminder to shareholders of Bishop’s Stortford Football Club Ltd that the AGM will be held in the Eddie Bentley Lounge at 7.30pm tonight.

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 8 Not so many games on this date in history but we have won two cups. I doubt whether the East Anglian Cup has ever been treated as a priority by the clubs that enter it but it does have a long history with Stortford playing…