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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 26th   In 1988 on this day former BSFC President Eddie Bentley died at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow after having suffered a heart attack. Eddie had been an active servant of the football club for many years. That same evening the Herts Charity Cup…

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Last home game for Blues on Saturday

Stratford Town are the visitors to the ProKit (UK) Stadium as Blues wrap up their season on Saturday, kick-off 3pm. After losing their first five league games, Kevin Watson’s young side have steadily picked up points and they could finish as high as 15th with a win on Saturday. Town will arrive at Stortford in…

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Title dreams end for young Blues

BISHOP’S STORTFORD 2 BARKING 3 Blues’ title dreams were ended on Wednesday afternoon as Barking collected the three points at the ProKit (UK) Stadium. Tim Moylette’s side needed to win both of their remaining games, but Barking’s win was enough to give them the National League under-19 Alliance Division C title. A poor 12 minute…

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Crunch time for young Blues

There’s all to play for at the ProKit UK Stadium this afternoon as Blues’ Academy host Barking in the Football Conference Youth Alliance. Blues need to beat the East London side and win against Boreham Wood Whites on Monday to take their divisional title, while Barking need only a draw against Tim Moylette’s side to…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 25th   In 2009 there was an unusual event in that we played in a club’s last ever game – at least at the professional level. Team Bath were controversial, not least because of thoughts that they were subsidised by the tax payer but after letting…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 24th   Historically this would be a very early finish to the season for Stortford and so most of the previous games played on this date were not the final game of the season but late season games. In 1999 we started a run of three…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 23rd Most games at this stage of the season are either league games or cup finals and so it proves today. Some of the league games were important – as shown by the two examples below. In 1994 Stortford clinched the Isthmian League Division One title…

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Merthyr in town on Tuesday

BLUES will look to continue their good home when they host Merthyr Town on Tuesday, kick-off 7.45pm. Although they went down against champions-elect Hereford last week, Kevin Watson’s side have taken 13 points from their last six games at the ProKit (UK) Stadium. Merthyr have overcome a mid-season financial crisis which saw them lose 13-1…

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More heartbreak for Blues

HITCHIN TOWN 1 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 0 BLUES suffered injury time heartbreak for the second successive Saturday as Joe Robinson’s 92nd minute own goal gave Hitchin the points. It was harsh on the visitors who shaded the match for the majority of the proceedings and gave a hard working display before falling to a fifth defeat…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on April 22nd In 2008 we had the short trip to Welling for a vital league game which we had to win to sustain any chances of reaching the play offs for the second successive year. The performance was a distinct improvement on recent outings and, on another…