Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on November 21st In 1970 we made it to the FA Cup first round for the first time ever and were drawn away to Reading who were eighth in the old Division Three at the time. Stortford played a 4-4-2 line up with just Dave Allaway and Steve…


‘Gate trip for Blues

BLUES will meet former Conference South rivals for the second successive week when they travel to Margate on Saturday. A 4-2 victory against Whitehawk saw Steve Smith and Jamie Cureton’s team move up to sixth in the Bostik League Premier Division, and they will face a side five places and three points behind them having…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on November 20th Today marks a significant anniversary for Bishop’s Stortford FC. Thirty years ago today came our FA Cup second round win at Reading – our only win over a five League team in the FA Cup. Blues had beaten Harlow Town in a fourth qualifying round…

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Coach travel to Margate

There is a limited amount of seats available on the players’ coach this Saturday, which is leaving the ground at 10:45am. To book your place call Brian on 01279 871181, mail him on      


Fame for Jamie!

He’s undoubtedly had all of this before, but Jamie Cureton will be on Anglia at 6pm this evening, with an interview and footage from his hat-trick on Saturday. The Anglia cameras were at the game in the hope that he’d get a goal, and he didn’t disappoint as the treble in the 4-2 win against…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues games on November 19th   In 2011 on this date we played a home league game against Conference North near neighbours! Worcester City here. In one of the last games of Ian Walker’s reign we played a uneventful 1-1 draw, going behind in the first half but salvaging a…


Smith’s a happy man after victory

Blues’ boss Steve Smith was a happy man after his co-manager Jamie Cureton’s hat-trick helped his side to a 4-2 home win against Whitehawk, on Saturday. “It’s great that Curo got to 350 goals today” he said “It’s great for the younger players to play in the same side as him his hunger and desire to…



Jamie Cureton struck his first hat-trick for Stortford and took his career tally to 350 as Blues dominated against the Brighton-based side and moved up to sixth in the Bostik League table. Cureton’s third strike took him to the 350 mark and was a sublime effort that was worthy of a higher stage. There were…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on November 18th   In 1986 we played an FA Cup 1st Round Replay away to Colchester United, having drawn at Rhodes Avenue the previous Saturday. With the 2nd Round draw already known we were fighting for the right to return to Aldershot, having played there in the…

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JC is the messiah as Blues move up to sixth

With the cameras from ITV and The Times watching, Jamie Cureton provided the perfect story with a hat-trick as Blues strolled to a 4-2 win against Whitehawk, on Saturday. Cureton’s third goal – a 20-yard lob which would grace the top level he played at a million years ago – was the 350th of his…