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Final day disappointment for young Blues

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 0, BOREHAM WOOD (WHITES) 1 (THE NATIONAL LEAGUE UNDER 19 ALLIANCE – DIVISION C) A DISAPPOINTING end to a successful season saw Blues’ Academy finish with nine men as they went down to goal directly from a free-kick. The result left Tim Moylette’s team finish fourth in the table. Stortford settled early on…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 5th We have played a few league games on this date in the past but undoubtedly the biggest game was the 2007 play-off semi-final game away to Salisbury City. We had drawn the first leg at home, so Salisbury had the advantage in the second leg…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 4th Although amateur football was abolished in 1974, hence Blues being the last winners of the FA Amateur Cup it took a while for the new format of non-league football to settle down. However in the 1975-76 season the Herts FA agreed that the Herts Senior…

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Success for under-17s

Blues under-17s finished the season in style by beating Buckhurst Hill under-18s in the Eastern Junior Alliance Ingilby Paints Cup final, on Sunday. Morgan LaForce’s side – who have provided five players for the first team squad this season – dominated the final at Harlow Town FC for long spells but fell behind against the…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 3rd Back in 1986 on this date Blues faced Bognor Regis Town at Rhodes Avenue in our last game of the season. Stortford signed off with style as they achieved a 4-0 win, their biggest of the season to seal a place in the top half…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 2 May 2nd has often been the last day of the season over the years and as such has seen its share of meaningless matches and cup finals, according to how the season has gone. 1998 was probably the most dramatic of these. Blues were in…

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Academy game rearranged

Blues Academy’s final game of the season against Boreham Wood Whites, which was postponed on Monday, has been rearranged for Friday May 4, kick off 1pm. Admission is free.

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 1 Until the introduction of playoffs widely in non-league football in 2004-05 we regularly played league games in early May, either by design – our last Isthmian League game v Heybridge Swifts was played on this date, or due to fixture congestion. Additionally cup finals were…

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100 Club – April winners

The BSFC Supporters’ Club 100 Club April draw was made at Saturday’s final home game of the season, with the following winners: 1st £150 Bob Miller 2nd £50 Darren Woollard 3rd £25 Steve Couzens The 100 Club has helped provide funds to strengthen Blues’ squad this season, so to it and give yourself a chance of…

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Andrew Cornell looks backs on Blues’ games April 30th Most games played on this date are the last game of the season and either minor cup finals or meaningless league games. I will go back then to 1974 when the game was not only important but far from the last game of the season. The…