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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…

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Alfie returns for Blues

Alfie Mason has become the latest of Blues’ exciting group of youngsters to put pen to paper on a one-year contract. The striker netted five goals in 37 league games for the Blues during 2018/19 and added a further strike in eight cup matches – and joint Steve Smith is delighted to have signed for…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on May 10th   This date has seen a handful of league games, mostly from the 70s when with no play offs fixture congestion often meant there were a few straggling league games to be tidied up in May.   One such was in 1973 when we faced…

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Charity football at the ProKit

There’s a chanxe to see some famous people show off their footballing abilities on the hallowed BSFC turf next week. Thw event is organised by former Blues’ boss Gordon Boateng in aid of mental health charities, with tickets available on tbe door.

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Jack’s back for Blues

Blues’ young player-of-the-year Jack Thomas has become the latest of the 2018/19 squad to sign up for next season. The 19-year-old come through the Blues’ academy as well as gaining some experience at Essex Senior League Takeley is now his second season as a first team regular, Another excellent season saw the midfielder played 33…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on May 9 Most of the games on this date have been cup games as the season winds to a close. In 1985 we travelled to Thanet United (now Margate) for the second leg of the Eastern Floodlight Competition final, having already won the first le 2-1. With…