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Academy game rearranged

Blues Academy’s final game of the season against Boreham Wood Whites, which was postponed on Monday, has been rearranged for Friday May 4, kick off 1pm. Admission is free.

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 1 Until the introduction of playoffs widely in non-league football in 2004-05 we regularly played league games in early May, either by design – our last Isthmian League game v Heybridge Swifts was played on this date, or due to fixture congestion. Additionally cup finals were…

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Andrew Cornell looks backs on Blues’ games April 30th Most games played on this date are the last game of the season and either minor cup finals or meaningless league games. I will go back then to 1974 when the game was not only important but far from the last game of the season. The…

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Clean sweep for Foxley

Winger Darren Foxley collected a clean sweep of awards as Blues held their presentation evening following Saturday’s draw against Stratford. The winger won the Supporters’ Player-of-the-Year, Manager’s Player-of-the-Year and Players’ Player-of-the-Year after a season that saw him finish as the club’s joint highest league goalscorer with 13 goals. He was the only player to play…

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Robinson makes a point

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 1 STRATFORD TOWN 1 JOE Robinson netted in injury time to give Blues a deserved share of the points, on Saturday. Robinson scored in the 92nd minute as Stortford wrapped up what is likely to be their only Southern League Premier Division season, and saw them take 17 points from the final eight…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 29th In 2006 we had the short trip to Welling for a fairly meaningless end of season league game. Reflecting on the season in the Observer Martin Hayes said “I wanted us to be in the play-offs this year. It has been a horrendous season for…

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Player-of-the-year voting and presentation

The presentation of the player-of-the-year awards will be made following the Stratford Town game on Saturday April 28. The action in the Eddie Bentley starts at 5.45pm and admission is free. There is still time to vote for the supporters’ player-of-the-year award – which goes back over 50 years – with forms available in the…

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Andrew Cornell looks backs on Blues’ games on April 28th The last game but one we played on this date was a real must-win game, as Lewes came to town nine years ago. The phrase is over used but on this occasion we had to win to secure a play off and even then we depended…

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Up for the cup at the ProKit

While Blues finish their first – and maybe only – Southern League season on Saturday, there’s still plenty of cup final action at the ProKit UK Stadium over the next few weeks.   Harlow Sunday League Sunday 29th April, 3pm – Invitational Cup final –  Risdenwood v Harlow Rangers Sunday May 6th, ,1.30pm – Div 3…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 27th In 2013 on this date we played the last game of our two season stint in Conference North at Oxford City. There was nothing to play for as City were in mid-table while we had mathematically avoided relegation. Overall Stortford could be satisfied with their…