Blast from the past

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…


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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Smith pleased with victory

He may be thousands of miles away on a holiday booked months before he took charge of Blues alongside Jamie Cureton, but joint boss Steve Smith was delighted with Tuesday’s 2-1 win against Enfield Town. “It was another massive three points for us and keeps the good run going” he said. “It’s  great to see…

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Jamie’s the Cure for Blues

Jamie Cureton’s 90th minute goal saw Blues take all three points with a 2-1 win against Enfield Town, on Tuesday. Ben Worman’s seventh minute screamer had given Cureton’s team the lead, and the Blue Brazil had plenty of opportunities to seal the game before Kezie Ibe levelled in the 70th minute. But it was Cureton…

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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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100 Club – January winners

The BSFC Supporters’ Club 100 Club January draw was made on Saturday as Blues beat Mertsham, and Kelvin Williams went home happy with the £150 top prize. Richard Boggis continued his run of luck with the £50 second prize and Tim Hancock picked up £25 by coming out third. January winners 1st £150 Kelvin Williams 2nd…

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Smith pleased with “great performance”

Joint manager Steve Smith was a happy man after his side ended Mertsham’s ten game unbeaten run with a 2-0 victory, on Saturday. “It was great performance from the boys, and I’m really pleased with two clean sheets on the bounce” he said. “Apart from the penalty which Arthur has pulled off two fantastic saves….

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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…


E’s in town on Tuesday

Blues will look to build on Saturday’s victory against in-form Mertsham when they host Enfield Town on Tuesday, kick-off 7.45pm. The game against will be a dress rehearsal for the following week’s league cup semi-final in north London, and it will see Steve Smith’s side up against another play-off contender. Saturday’s 4-0 win against Margate…

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Blues end Moorsiders’ run

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 2, MERSTHAM 0 (BOSTIK LEAGUE – PREMIER DIVISION) Goals from Ben Worman and Olly Miles saw Blues end high-flying Mertsham’s ten game unbeaten run with an excellent second half display. While Worman and Miles both opened their league goalscoring account for the Blue Brazil, it was an excellent penalty save from Arthur Janata that…