Blues win 17-goal thriller – report & pics added

Jamie Cureton hit the eighth, and final, penalty as Blues edged out Tilbury in a mammoth shootout, on Tuesday. The visitors took a 70th minute lead through former Blue Lewis Smith, only to see a fine own goal from Hussain Jaffa level things up six minutes later. Many, many people scored from the spot –…

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FA Youth Cup game arranged

Blues’ trip to Barnet in the final qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup will take place on Tuesday October 16, kick-off 7.45pm. While the Blue Brazil played at Underhill on many occasions, next Tuesday’s clash will be the first time the club has visited The Hive


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on October 9th The last time we played an FA Cup game on this date at Rhodes Avenue, the result was a huge surprise and disappointment as we went down 1-0 against Canvey Island. Blues started the 1993-94 season with 12 consecutive wins in competitive games and only…

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Vass called up by Northern Ireland

Former Blues’ striker Kyle Vassell has received a call-up for the Northern Ireland squad ahead of their Nations League double header away to Austria and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The 26-year-old left the Blue Brazil five years ago to sign for Peterborough United after a brief but spectacular spell with the club, netting 13 times in 16 games….


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on October 8th   In 2011 we hosted Gloucester City in a Conference North game which was the first on this ground on today’s date. Both teams were below half way in the league table with a quarter of the season gone with Gloucester 4 places and 4…


League Cup action on Tuesday

The Blue Brazil return to action at the ProKit UK Stadium on Tuesday when Tilbury are the visitors in the League Cup, kick-off 7.45pm. A 1-0 win at Barking last Saturday saw the Essex side collect their first three points of the season, but following a 1-1 draw at Canvey Island they are still siting…


Cass signs for Braintree

Striker Jake Cass has signed for Vanarama National League side Braintree Town. He made his debut for the Iron in yesterday’s 2-1 home loss against Eastleigh which saw manager Brad Quinton quit with his side bottom of the table after taking just six points from their opening 15 games. Blues have retained Jake’s Bostik League…


Blues 2 Burgess Hill Town 2 – pics added

JAMIE Cureton’s injury time goal saw an weakened Blues’ team grab a point against basement side Burgess Hill. It was heartbreak for the Hillians as a veteran striker Jamie denied the visitors their first win of the season. With goalkeeper Kitscha injured, boss Steve Smith drafted in Chelmsford’s Patrick Ohman on loan, while Johnville Renee…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on October 7th   A recent game on this date was in 2003 in our last Isthmian League season when we visited Bedford Town. It was exactly a quarter of the way through the season and the home side had started better than us. The Eagles were seventh in…


Blues Youth 5 Braintree Town 1 – full report

Blues’ FA Youth Cup team marched into the third qualifying round of the competition with a fine win over local rivals Braintree Town, on Thursday evening Goals from Marcus Crowther (pen), Jacob Bennett, Louie Johnson, Tolu and Rhys Haupt sent Stortford into the final stage before Football League teams enter the competition Blues will now…