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Stringer happy with squad

Boss Rod Stringer is pleased with how the Blues’ pre-season training is going and is looking forward to the new Vanarama National League South season. “We’ve brought back the core of last year’s team, and we’ve had two really good training sessions this week” said Stringer. “Supporters need to understand that we don’t have the…


Tractorboys roll into town

Sky Bet Championship side Ipswich Town will be the visitors to the ProKit UK Stadium on Friday July 24, kick-off 7.45pm. Blues assistant manager Nick Haycock set up the game with Tractorboys’ boss Mick McCarthy and it should provide a tough test for Stortford as they look forward to the new Vanarama National League South…


Home opener for Blues

Blues will kick off the season in the newly re-named Vanarama National League South with a home game against Havant & Waterlooville on Saturday August 8. Both sides won on their opponent’s grounds in last two seasons meetings with the Hawks reached the play-offs with a fifth placed finish. Rod Stringer’s team then go on…

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De Reece is a Blue

Rod Stringer has strengthened his squad ahead of the new Vanarama National League South season with addition of full-back DeReece Vanderhyde. The 20-year-old came through the youth system at Leyton Orient, having loan spells at Wellling United and Tamworth as well as the Blue Brazil while with the O’s, and since his release last summer…

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Grays date for Stringer’s men

Blues have added to their pre-season fixture list with a home friendly against Grays Athletic on Saturday July 11. The Ryman League Premier Division side finished sixth in the table last season, missing out on the play-offs by a single place, with 74 points from 46 games The game is the first of eight for…


Blues to face Bar

Blues’ season will open on Tuesday July 14 with their home Herts Charity Cup quarter-final against Potters Bar Town, kick-off 7.45pm. It will be our earliest ever start to the competition we have won three times in the last four seasons, with the winner hosting the winner of the Cheshunt v Royston Town last eight…

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Long road ahead for Academy

It might not quite be Conference North, but Blues’ Academy  certainly face all  lot of traveling this season. Tim Moylette’s side competed in the Essex/Herts Division of the Football Conference Youth Alliance last season but in a revamp of the competition they have been switched a midland division. They will still face old rivals Romford…


All systems go for Blues

Blues start pre-season training on Tuesday evening as they look forward to the new campaign in the renamed Vanarama National League South. Boss Rod Stringer is hoping to add at least one more friendly ahead of the current opener on Saturday July 18 when Colchester United visit the ProKit UK Stadium on Saturday July 18….

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Dave Edwards RIP

BSFC were saddened to learn of the death of former Blues’ manager Dave Edwards, on Thursday, after suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease for several years. Dave joined the Blues as assistant to John Radford in 1995 before taking over as boss for the 1996/97 season and helped us avoid relegation before leaving the following September following…

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Changes to pre-season games

Blues’ home game against Cambridge United on July 31 has been cancelled. Rod Stringer will, however, take the team to Ryman Premier side Billericay Town on Tuesday July 21, kick-off 7.45pm. Full list: Sat 18 July Colchester United (H) Tue July 21 Billericay Town (A) Thur July 23 Aveley (A) Tue 28 July Dover Athletic…