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Stringer calls for support

Blues’ boss Rod Stringer is hoping for plenty of support as his side face Havant & Waterlooville in Saturday’s Vanarama National League opener at the ProKit Stadium, kick-off 3pm. “I hope the supporters will continue to back us, both financially and by getting behind the players” said Stringer ahead of a game against a side…

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Rod’s up for the fight

While Blues boss Rod Stringer admits he’s happy with how the pre-season programme has progressed for his side, he knows the real things begins with a home game against Havant & Waterlooville on Saturday. “We’ve done well in the friendlies, but Saturday will be different” he said. “Sparring in the gym is different to a…

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Erjiro is OK for Blues

Blues’ boss Rod Stringer has strengthened his defence with addition of centre-half Erjiro Okosieme. He was originally at Middlesbrough playing in their under-21 side. While at the north east side, Ejiro had a work experience spell at Billingham Synthonia plus a loan spell at Workington. He was also on the books of Walsall in the…

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Josh signs up for Stortford

Former Spurs midfielder Josh Ekim has become the latest player to sign up for the Blues. Ekim was at White Hart Lane as a scholar before joining Brentford in September 2010. After leaving the Bees he linked up with Hayes & Yeading United and then initially was at Staines Town at the commencement of the…

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Goodie goes on loan

Paul Goodacre has joined Ryman League Premier Division newcomers Brentwood Town on a dual-registration loan. The former Blues skipper rejoined the club from East Thurrock United in the summer but has struggled to overcome injury. “He needs to get match fit, and hopefully some games with Brentwood will help get over his injury problems” said…

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Matty’s a Blue

Midfielder Matty Fanimo has signed Vanarama National League forms with the Blues. The former West Ham United junior has impressed during the pre-season programme, including a pair of goals against Leyton Orient. He progressed through the youth system at Upton Park and he signed his first professional contract in the summer of 2011. He made…

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Rod happy with Posh victory

“I thought we did well against a decent Peterborough side” he said. “The only disappointment being a hamstring injury for Anthony Furlonge. It was a good workout for us and hopefully it’s put us in the right area and we can push on from there.” Stringer is happy with how his squad is shaping up,…

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Smoke No Joke

Bishop’s Stortford Football Club fully supports the National League’s new Smoke No Joke campaign to reduce and eradicate the indiscriminate use of flares, smoke bombs and pyrotechnics at matches. Flares and smoke bombs disrupt play and people’s enjoyment of games, and the toxins they contain can seriously damage health and/or cause life-threatening injury or concern….

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Help needed – film the Blues

With the new Vanarama National League season starting at the ProKit UK Stadium on Saturday, Blues are looking for someone to film home games. The chance to watch Blues from high above the stand has helped launch a couple of media careers for former cameramen, so if you’re looking for experience or just willing to…

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Blues dominate Posh – full report

Blues produced a dominant performance to defeat Peterborough United 4-2 on Tuesday. Two goals from Anthony Furlonge sandwiched by a Fra Rod Stronger’s certainly made their mark in the opening period of the game as they built up a three goal lead. It took only two minutes for the hosts to open the scoring when…