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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on November 3rd In 2012 we played a home FA Cup first round match on this date, a fairly rare event and on this occasion, at home to Hastings United, with all due respect to the visitors we could consider ourselves the favourites.   These hopes seemed justified…

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Ben signs up

Blues have strengthened their defence with the addition of full-back Ben Sampayo. It will be the 27-year-old’s second spell at the ProKit UK Stadium having played nine games for the Blue Brazil in 2013 while on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion. He is expected to be in the squad for Saturday’s home game against…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on November 2nd In 2013 we had a fairly routine 2-1 home win over Tonbridge Angels in a Conference South game. More eventful was a 5-0 win over Cambridge City in a fairly meaningless Carthium Cup (Conference League Cup) match in 2004. Alex Martin helped himself to a…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues games on November 1 In 2016 we had a home Herts Senior Cup game against Colney Heath abandoned on this day due to a floodlight failure; we won the replayed match 3-0 a week later. However the game in 2008 on this date against Dorchester Town marked a significant…

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Urchins in town on Saturday

BLUES will look to continue their good run under interim bosses Steve Smith and Jamie Cureton when they host AFC Hornchurch, on Saturday. After replacing Adam Flint, Smith and Cureton have seen their side lose only once in 11 games to move up to eighth in the Bostik Premier table. Hornchurch continued their rollercoaster existence…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on October 30th   In 2010 when we played on this date, the result was a 4-1 home defeat by Dover Athletic in a league game in Conference South. At this stage of the season we were just below half way in the table while Dover were on…

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Hythe Town 1 Blues 2 – full report

Blues kept their Wembley dreams alive as they won 2-1 at Hythe Town in the FA Trophy, on Saturday. Goals from Jamie Cureton in the tenth minute and Alfie Mason in the 32nd put the Blue Brazil in charge at Reachfields Stadium. Although the hosts pulled a goal back through Nigel Neita in the 36th…

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Greenwich trip in Trophy

Blues’ reward for their win at Hythe on Saturday is a trip to Greenwich Borough in the FA Trophy second qualifying round. The game will be played on Saturday November 10,with £4000 in prize money at stake. Borough are third from bottom in Bostik South-East Division – the same league as Hythe – with six…

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Don’t get spooked

If you want to get away from annoying children banging on your door on Wednesday, Blues under-23 development side are in action when they host Enfield Town at the ProKit UK Stadium, kick-off 7.45pm. Morgan LaForce’s side are also at home on Wednesday November 7 when Ware visit the home of football.

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on October 29th   We have played an FA Cup fourth round qualifying game on this exact date twice before, most recently in 2011 when we faced Salisbury City at Woodside Parl. This was our first season in Conference North and it was an interesting chance to test…