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Champions – without kicking a ball!

Blues under-21s won the Essex & Herts Border Combination title in slightly strange circumstances after Brentwood Town forfeited today’s match, unable to field a side. Manager Mark Ashford said “it’s not the ideal way to win the title but with a single point needed from our last two games we were obviously pretty confident of…


Three-sy-peasy for Blues

Three goals in the final ten minutes saw Blues take the Vanarama Conference South points with a 3-0 win at Hemel Hemspstead Town, on Saturday. In front of a crowd of 554, three goals in the last 10 minutes left the Tudors stunned. Anthony Edgar bagged a brace in the 82nd and 85th minutes before…

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Under-21 game postponed

Today’s under-21 clash between the Blues and Brentwood Town has been postponed.   Blues’ under-21s need just a point from their home game against Brentwood Town on Saturday to win the Essex & Herts Border Combination title. Brentwood are the only side who can deny Mark Ashford’s team the title, with the sides also due…


Whippet dodging

With Blues now safe from the spectre of relegation, attention among the doom-mongers turns to the likelihood of the Blues being once again moved to Conference North next season. A couple of years ago a precedent was set when Oxford City were left in Conference North rather than the Blues because – although their ground…


Herts derby for Blues

  Blues will look for revenge against Hemel Hemsptead Town when they travel to their Herts rivals on Saturday afternoon. Ryan Melaugh’s first half goal wasn’t enough when Stortford hosted Hemel in a league game for the first time over 40 years in November, with Hemel netting three times in the second half to take…

Rod Stringer

Rod Stringer

It is with great sadness that BSFC have to announce the passing of manager Rod Stringer’s mother in the early hours of Wednesday morning, she was always a very keen follower of all Rod’s teams from a player to his management positions.  I’m sure all players, supporters and staff would like to join the Board…


Gulag Gloom for Blues – pics added

A pair of headed goals from skipper Anthony Church weren’t enough to prevent the Blues going down 4-2 at Chelmsford City on Monday afternoon. Church converted a perfect cross from Bobby-Joe Taylor in the 16th minute to give Rod Stringer’s side a 16th minute lead, but goals from Marvin Expiteta and Mark Haines – who…


Re-live the magic

With Blues now safe from relegation following Saturday’s 2-1 home win against St Albans City, you can admire Nathan Cracknell’s pictures and watch Callum Jones’ highlights here:



……….along with two new broadcasting initiatives and a new three year TV deal with BT SPORT. The Football Conference is proud to announce that “The Vanarama National League” is coming to a ground near you! In a rebranding initiative, which will under-line the competition’s status at the pinnacle of the semi-professional game;  and linked to…


Herts FA and BSFC support Cubs football festival

Saturday afternoon saw Paul Mallet (Chairman), Eddie King (President) and John Burlison (Competition Committee) from the Hertfordshire football association present a cheque for £300.00 to Bishop’s Stortford Vice Chairman John Turner and local scout leader Jim Parker to fund this year’s annual District Cub’s Football Festival. This money has been kindly donated by The Hertfordshire…