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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on February 8th In 2003 we enjoyed something which has become rare since – a win over Braintree Town. This was a vital game for both sides with Braintree two places below Stortford and both in danger of relegation. The first half saw Blues play some crisp, passing…

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Young Blues in seventh heaven

AFC SUDBURY 0 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 2 Blues Academy made it seven wins on the bounce thanks to an excellent defensive display particularly from keeper Aron Martin who had an outstanding match at Brundon Lane, on Wednesday. Stortford had the early edge and took the lead in the 22nd minute when Dan Pinkney slipped the ball…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on February 7 There was a rare event in 1931 when our home Spartan League game with Waltham Comrades was abandoned on 83 minutes due to fog – we were losing 1-0 at the time. According to the Herts & Essex Observer report at the time the fog…

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Two more youngsters sign up

Two more academy players have been rewarded for their good season with promotion to the first team set up. Frankie Oakham, a third year student at Blues’ Birchwood School based academy, and captain of this season’s side moves up. Oakham is a tall centre back with a good goal scoring record he is joined by…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on February 6th A 2-1 home defeat against Ebbsfleet United in 2016 (Morgan Ferrier getting the goal) broke a run three consecutive games on this date which finished 4-0, unfortunately only one was a win. In 2010 we travelled to Maidenhead for what appeared to be an evenly…

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Bulls trip for Blues

The Blues are likely to play in front of their biggest crowd of the season as they travel to Hereford on Tuesday. The Bulls are averaging 2,436 at Edgar Street this season, with last week’s 3-0 home win against Banbury United being watched by a crowd of almost 3,000. Formed in the summer of 2015…

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BISHOP’S STORTFORD 4 ST IVES TOWN 3 – pics added

BLUES twice came from behind to record their first win of 2018 in a seven goal thriller, on Saturday. A very entertaining contest saw some poor defending from both sides, but Kevin Watson’s side produced a strong second half performance to take all three points. With Dean Ager and Callum Jones called back by Colchester…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on February 5th In 2013 we had the relatively short trip (for that season) to the Birmingham area to play Solihull Moors in a Conference North match. We were just outside the relegation zone at the time while Solihull were in mid-table so we would have been hoping…

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300 up for Jamie

Blues boss Kevin Watson had praise for veteran striker Jamie Cureton as he netted his 300th goal in senior football, on Saturday. Cureton hit Blues’ third goal in their 4-3 home win against St Ives, leaving Watson a happy man: “Congrats to the ageless Jamie Cureton on a wonderful individual performance and also getting his…

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Blast from the past

A LOOK BACK AT BLUES’ GAMES ON FEBRUARY 4th BY ANDREW CORNELL Thirteen years ago on this date we played one time regular rivals Billericay Town in an Isthmian League Cup game. This should have been our second game against our Essex rivals in 3 days but the Saturday league game had been postponed. Blues…