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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 16th On this date we made our second visit to Wembley Stadium. It is inevitable that Blues fans like to compare the 1974 and 1981 teams, however it is difficult to make a meaningful comparison as so much changed in non-league football from the abolition of…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 15th   The only game on this day was a Herts Charity Cup final against St Albans City at Clarence Park. The game was played so late because of problems fitting in our semi-final with Hitchin Town which eventually went to a replay. On their home…

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Blues to host tenants in home opener

It’ll be a battle of the ProKit (UK) teams to open pre-season at the home of football as Blues host new tenants Enfield 1893 on Saturday July 20, kick-off 3.00pm. The Essex Senior League side have moved in after a five season stay with Harlow Town and will bring Saturday football back to Woodside on…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 14th On this day in the extended 1973-74 season we played our penultimate home league game of the campaign against near neighbours Hitchin Town. With Wycombe Wanderers and Hendon both dropping points a win here was vital to keep our championship hopes alive. There were chances…

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Harlow trip for Blues

Blues will open their 2019/20 pre-season campaign with a short trip to old rivals Harlow Town. The Hawks were relegated from the Bostik Premier a few weeks ago, finishing bottom of the table, nine points from safety with 34 points from 42 games, conceding 107 goals in the process. Two of Harlow’s 26 league defeats…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 13th The Clubcall Cup was originally a competition for all teams in the Conference, Isthmian, Northern and Southern Premier Leagues. In 1989 we had lost in a replay at the semi-final stage to a Barnet team who were also challenging for a place in the Football…

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Alex’s back for 2019/20

Alex Warman has become the fifth member of the 2018/19 Stortford squad to commit for next season. Joint boss Steve Smith was a happy man after securing the youngster on a one year deal: “Alex has really improved during the season and the experience he gained in the first team will help him next year….

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on May 12 The 1962-63 season was the longest we ever played and one of the worst winters in the last century. Due to snow and ice Blues didn’t play a single game home or away in January or February 1963. There were so many postponements that the…

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Johnville returns for a second season

Johnville Renee will return to the Blues for a second season as the club continue to sign the core of the squad on one-year contracts. The experienced defender played more games than any other Blues player during the 2018/19 campaign, missing only three league games and playing in all 12 cup ties, scoring three goals…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 11th On this day in 1974 Bishop’s Stortford FC completed their treble, having already won the FA Amateur Cup and London Senior Cup they faced Cheshunt at Hertford Town’s ground in the Herts Senior Cup Final. Not only had Blues been playing 3 games a week…