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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 5th Due to the vagaries of the fixture list we have only played one home game on this date since 1960 and only one home league game since 1938. Half a century ago a 3-1 win over St Albans City saw us through to our second…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 4th The most significant match on this day happened in 1972. At Clarence Park, St Albans we played the third round, third replay of the FA Amateur Cup against Hitchin Town. As far as I can tell this is the only time Stortford has been involved…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 3 The most recent match on this day was in 2012 when we hammered Droylsden 5-0 in a Conference North game. Droylsden were sliding down the table, eventually to be relegated and we were 3-0 up at half time coasting to a win which featured a…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on March 2nd There have been no games for a few years on this date but by an interesting coincidence the last two games have been against Aylesbury United and there were plenty of goals to see. In 2004 we hosted The Ducks on this ground and the…

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Snow go for Blues

Sit down before reading this if you shock easily, but Blues’ game at Farnborough on Saturday has been postponed . A new date for the game – when the ice age is over –  will be announced in due course.

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks at Blues’ games on March 1 There have been several recent games on this date, four in five years, but the most recent was in 2008 away to Newport County in a league game. A windy day and a bumpy pitch did not make for a good game as February 2008 manager…

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Farnborough trip for Blues

After seeing Tuesday’s home game against Gosport Borough was frozen off, Blues will hope to travel to Farnborough continue their Evo-Stik South Premier campaign, on Saturday. The game will see Jamie Cureton will return to his former club having had three spells with before joining Blues at the start of 2018, and the 42-year-old striker…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games played on February  28th A recent game on this date was a local derby with Chelmsford City seven years ago. At this vital time of the season we were in 15th place, not exactly fighting relegation, but looking over our shoulders while the Essex side were in third…

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Games off

Following a midday pitch inspection at the ProKit UK Stadium, tonight’s home game against Gosport Borough has been postponed. A new date will announced in due course. Wednesday’s academy game has also been postponed Blues return to action on Saturday with a trip to Farnborough.

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on February 27th For the biggest game on this date you have to go back to 1982 to an FA Trophy last-16 game with Witton Albion. We were holders of the competition and had beaten Conference sides Yeovil and Maidstone to get this far but Witton from Northwich…