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Three-sy peasey for under-21s

Boss Matt Waldron was delighted as Blues’ under-21s made it three successive wins with a 4-0 home victory against Sawbridgeworth Town reserves, on Saturday. “Lots of matches this week for the boys and another good win today at home” said Waldron. “We dominated possession but lacked a cutting edge in final third. “Three games in…

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Redditch United 2 Blues 2

Blues twice came from behind to take a point with a 2-2 draw at Redditch, on Saturday. It was the very least Kevin Watson’s side deserved against play-off chasing Redditch as they again dominated long periods of play without supplying the finishing touch in front of goal. Watson was delighted with his side’s performance in…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on November 26th As you might expect we have played FA trophy games on this date before, most significantly in 2008 in Devon. This was Mark Simpson’s first game in charge, Martin Hayes having stepped down after having failed to beat Tiverton at home, we then had to…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on November 25th   Possibly the most interesting game on this date was the home defeat to St Albans in 1980. Blues were in Division One of the Isthmian League but after a shaky start were on an incredible run of form hardly bettered in their history. They…

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Ager added to squad

Blues’ boss Kevin Watson has strengthened his forward line with the addition of Colchester United striker Dean Ager. The youngster joins on loan from our Essex neighbours having scored twice in the FA Youth Cup game against Blues and has also played for United’s under-23 side. He goes straight into the squad for Saturday’s trip…

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NORWICH CITY RDP 2 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 4

(THE NATIONAL LEAGUE UNDER 19 ALLIANCE – DIVISION C) The Blues’ Academy side eased to their second win of the season when beating a Norwich City Regional Development squad at a windswept West Street, the home of Chatteris Town FC. Tim Moylette’s team had the slight edge for most of the contest but it wasn’t…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on November 24th Probably the most significant match played on this date was the 1981 FA Cup first round replay away to Sutton United. Both teams as FA Trophy finalists had been exempted to the competition proper and they got the draw nobody wanted when they were drawn…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on November 23rd   We played an FA Cup first round match on this date in 1974. As FA Amateur Cup holders we were exempt until the competition proper, so imagine our disappointment when we drew a familiar name, fellow Isthmian Leaguers Leatherhead. At least we were drawn…

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Redditch trip for Blues

After a rare midweek off, Blues travel to Redditch United on Saturday before hosting Dunstable Town on Tuesday (7.45pm). Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Royston Town saw Redditch drop down to eight in the Evo-Stik South Premier but they returned to seventh spot a 4-1 home win against fellow play-off hopefuls Frome Town, and they currently…