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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ game on January 31st The most recent league match on this date was away to Worcester City in 2009 in Conference South. Worcester, along with Histon, were the only team we played in both Conference North & South. This was out first ever visit to St Georges Lane, Worcester,…

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BSFC ACADEMY RECRUITMENT DAYS 2018

BSFC are pleased to announce we have our first recruitment days in February: Tuesday 6th Feb and Tues 20th February both 4.30pm – 6pm at the Birchwood High School Astro, Parsonage Lane, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 5BD. This will involve a practical session including games on the astro and afterwards a presentation in the Sports Hall outlining…

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Taylor grabs point for young Blues

GOALS from Terry Amoofoiam and Callum Taylor helped Blues under-21s secure a point as they drew 2-2 against AFC Sudbury at the ProKit UK Stadium on Monday evening. Despite taking the lead through a fine strike from Amoofoiam in the first half, the Blues never looked to increase their lead and after the dominating the first…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 30th For Blue’s last win on this date you have to go back to 1993 but that was our biggest win on this date too. In January 1993 while chasing promotion back to the Isthmian Premier Division we beat Lewes 6-0 at Rhodes Avenue. At the…

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CHESHAM UNITED 2 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 1

Blues were made to pay for missed chances against Chesham United for the second time this season as they went down2-1, on Saturday. Kevin Watson’s side controlled the first half and went into the dressing room 1-0 up following a superb 25 yard lob by Jamie Cureton in the 40th minute. But it was very…

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Blast from the past

Eight years ago on this date we played an FA Trophy replay against Halifax Town – the former Football League club who then went bust at the end of the season. January 2008 was a very cold month and after a 1-1 draw at Woodside we had several postponements before Blues were able to make…

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Disappointment for young Blues

A good performance wasn’t enough to give Blues’ under-21s a point as they went down 2-1 against high-flying Redbridge reserves at the ProKit UK Stadium, on Saturday. Harron Blaid struck for the home team in the first half, and playing at a high tempo, Blues dominated the game against an experienced visiting side, creating numerous…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 28th Two unusual games on this date. In 1997 we had a rare competitive first team game with neighbours Stansted at Rhodes Avenue. It was in the Eastern Floodlight Competition which was treated much like the county cup games today – a first team game but…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 27th We only have to look back a decade for the outstanding game on this date. Blues have a good record at Westleigh Park, win or lose, and while we lost two years ago the entertainment value was undisputable. At the time of the game we…