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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues games on November 13th Our most recent game on this date was in 2010 on a visit to Basingstoke in Conference South. We were both slightly the wrong side of mid-table and needing points to avoid being sucked into the relegation area, even this early in the season.  …

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Lewes 2 Blues 0 – pics added

Blues’ FA Trophy dreams are over for another season as they went down 2-0 against Bostik South leaders Lewes at the Dripping Pan, on Saturday. The home side took the lead when Conlon went down the right wing and cut the ball back for Coppolo to fire into top corner in the 12th minute. The…

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Langley trip for Blues

Blues will be looking for their first double since joining the Evo-Stik South League when they travel to Kings Langley on Tuesday evening, kick-off 7.45pm. Goals from Darren Foxley and Jason Williams helped Kevin Watkins’ side to a 2-0 win when the sides met at the ProKit UK Stadium in September to give them their…

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Young Blues look for cup glory

Blues will look to make history on Monday evening as they travel to Colchester United looking to reach the FA Youth Cup third round for the first time. While this will be Blues second appearance in the second round, Morgan LaForce’s side will be aiming to seal a home tie against either Shrewsbury Town or…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues games on November 12th We haven’t played a home game on this date since 1994 – the most recent away game was a trip to Oxford City in 2016.   It was a disappointing performance against our former Conference North rivals as City’s debutant keeper Ty Belford ended the…

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Looking back – Blues v Kings Langley

There have been very few matches between Blues and Kings Langley over the years, but the sides did meet at Rhodes Avenue in January 1964, and Stortford supporter Andrew Bubien looks back at the programme from 53 years ago. The game was in the third round of the Herts Senior Cup and resulted in a 2-0…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues games on November 11th   The most significant game on this date was in 2006 when we were drawn at home to King’s Lynn in the FA Cup 1st Round. Unusually we would have been favourites at this stage as we were in a higher league and going well…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues games on November 10h   The last game we played on this date was the first ever live televised match from Bishop’s Stortford and we gave the TV cameras a close game to watch on a Sunday. Our visitors Northampton Town were bottom of the Football League while we…

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Josh signs up with Blues

Blues’ Supporters’ Club and the 12th Man appeal have funded the signing of experienced midfielder Josh Simpson. The 30-year-old has been training with the Blues for several weeks and having put pen to paper on Thursday goes straight into the squad for Saturday’s FA Trophy tie at Lewes. Born in Harlow, the newest Blue started…

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Looking forward – Lewes v Blues

Just in case we don’t have a replay against Lewes, Blues fan Andrew Bubien brings us a programme preview for an away game this week. Blues played at Lewes in the second round (now the second qualifying round) of the F A Trophy in the 2004/5 season. Both clubs were playing in the newly formed…