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Pre-season preview – game 4

Opposition: Peterborough United XI Date: Saturday July 19, 3.00pm Venue: ProKit UK Stadium, Woodside Park What they did last year: Following relegation from the Football League Championship, Posh had a good shot at an instant return to the second tier of English football.  Darren Ferguson’s team finished sixth in League One, before losing 3-2 on…

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Familiar faces set to face U’s

Blues return to the ProKit UK Stadium aft the summer break when they host Cambridge United in a pre-season friendly, kick-off 7.45pm. As well as the signings already announced, there will be some familiar faces on show for the Blues as they face a Cambridge side warming up for their first season back in the…

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Pre-season preview – game 3

Opposition: Cambridge United Date: Wednesday July 16, 7.45pm Venue: ProKit UK Stadium, Woodside Park What they did last year: it couldn’t have gone much better for the U’s as they finished second behind big-spenders Luton Town after a 16-game unbeaten run to open the season and also lifted the FA Trophy with a 4-0 win…

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New keeper to face Cambridge

Former Leyton Orient and West Ham keeper Jake Larkins is likely to make his second appearance for the Blues when they host Cambridge United at the ProKit UK Stadium on Wednesday. The 21-year-old played half a game in Saturday’s 4-0 win at Burnham Ramblers with Joe Wright sitting out the action in Suffolk. Larkins made…

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Kyle Asante

Everyone at BSFC would like to wish Blues’ striker Kyle Asante a speedy recovery after a serious car crash on Sunday. Kyle suffered two punctured lungs and fractured ribs and spent the night in intensive care after the smash on the A12. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening. He spent the first…

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No return for Allen

Stortford manager Rod Stringer appears to have given up hope of re-signing defender George Allen as he continues his team-building for the 2014/15 season. “Unfortunately it doesn’t seem that it’s going to happen” said Stringer after Saturday’s 4-0 win at Burnham Ramblers. “One minute he’s coming, and the next minute they want him to play…

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Rod pleased with Burnham win

Blues’ boss Rod Stringer was pleased with his side’s performance as they chalked up their first victory of the –pre-season with a 4-0 win at Burnham Ramblers on Saturday. “There were definitely some positives, and obviously we still have some of the players we’ve signed to come in” said Stringer. “We looked solid, but they’ll…

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Blues ramble to victory – updated

Two goals in each half saw Blues comfortably win 4-0 at Burnham Ramblers in their second pre-season game, on Saturday. Jamie Guy opened the scoring on the half-hour mark, and that lead was doubled shortly before the half-time break by a trailist who (in Brazilian style) goes simply by the name of Yusuf. Recent signing…

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Familiar faces on show at Burnham

Blues’ trip to Burnham Ramblers should see more familiar faces on show than the 1-0 loss at Brightlingsea on Thursday, with boss Rod Stringer expecting to field all the players who have put pen to paper for the 2014/15 season. Our pre-season campaign continues next week with two home games against Football League opposition. The…

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Blues at Brightlingsea – update

Blues opened their pre-season programme as a team of trailists went down 1-0 at Brightlingsea Regent.. 1-0 down at half-time following a 20-yard shot in the 36th minutes   The Blues made their 2014/15 debut tonight with a trip to Brightlingsea Regent. Boss Rod Stringer is expected to field a line-up containing mainly trialists as…