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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on August 18th In 2012 on this date we were playing our opening game of the season, our second in Conference North with a tough home opener against FC Halifax Town. A number of visiting supporters swelled the crowd to a respectable 622 who saw a close game…

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Blast from the past

A look back at Blues’ games on August 17th In 2011 on this day we had our first ever away match in Conference North with a trip to far away Northamptonshire. The result – a 6-1 defeat to Corby Town in the first game in their new ground was best forgotten so I won’t dwell…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on August 16th We haven’t won a competitive game on this date for more than 30 years since we opened the 1986-87 season with a 6-2 against Worthing at Brighton’s old Goldstone ground. In 2014 we put in a disappointing performance at home to Maidenhead United. Blues never…

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Blues are off to the seaside

Blues go in search of their first win of the season when they make the long trip to Bognor Regis Town, on Saturday. The Rocks emulated Blues by coming from behind to snatch a point on their return to the Bostik League on Saturday as they drew 2-2 at newly-promoted Haringey Borough, before collecting all…

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Enfield Town 2 Blues 1

Lewis Dark’s late goal wasn’t enough to salvage a point at Donkey Lane, on Tuesday.   Stortford’s game followed a familiar pattern to the previous two with them starting slowly before the break and improving on the restart. They also seemed to lack conviction until they had a late rally. They did have three good…

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Blast from the past special

Blues’ fan Keith Barnes takes us back 29 years to the days of mudstraturf at Rhodes Avenue. We hosted Leytonstone-Ilford, who went on to merge with Walthamstow Avenue and Dagenham to become Dagenham & Redbridge. Left: Francis Cowley, Carl Hoddle, Pat Jackman, Alan Turvey chairman Vauxhall Opel league, Billy Harrigan , Keith Barnes, Martin McCayna Right:  from…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on August 15th 2017  saw our first ever Southern League home game as we hosted King’s Lynn Town. We had played their predecessors before but this was our first ever meeting with the new club. Darren Foxley had the first effort of the game, firing Dipo Akinyemi’s cross…

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Flint happy with point

BLUES’ boss Adam Flint was a happy man after his side opened their Bostik League campaign with a 1-1 draw against big-spending Dorking Wanderers. “I thought we did really well” said Flint after Jamie Cureton’s second half goal sealed a point to end a run of seven straight losses. “Like the Hitchin game, we were…

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More cup action at the ProKit

Blues’ Ladies will look to progress in the FA Women’s Cup when they host Hertford Town or Royston Town at the ProKit (UK) Stadium on Sunday September 2, kick-off 2pm.

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on August 14th   In 2010 we started our season on this date with a trip to Eastleigh for a Conference South game. The hosts were the quicker side to settle on a perfect pitch and early on Nicky Morgan had to stretch to punch away a difficult…