Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 15th Back in 2005 we travelled to Victoria Road to play Dagenham & Redbridge in the FA Trophy third round (equivalent of first round now). Daggers were managed by ex-Blue John Still but did not include Glen Southam in the team due to a clause preventing…



INJURY-hit Blues went down to a heavy defeat as Banbury left the ProKit (UK) with the three points, on Saturday. An experienced United were too strong for a depleted and youthful Stortford side that through circumstances had to give first team league debuts to three players. Max Brassington filled the right back berth with George…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 14th   One of the more recent games on this date may have only been a Herts Charity Cup match but it was also Stortford’s biggest away win in their history. It should be remembered that at the time of the game Blues were in the…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on January 13th We haven’t played on this date since 2007 when we faced Yeading in the FA Trophy second round. As this was the stage where the draw went national, it was disappointing to be facing league opponents and to be drawn away. Still, we were challenging…


Chad cruses into first team squad

Blues’ youngster Chad Cruse has the big step from the BSFC Academy and has signed for the senior team after a number of good performances in front of first team manager Kevin Watson. The academy side are on a five match winning run of which Cruse had been a key player, and Watson has been…


Five on the bounce for Academy

IPSWICH WANDERERS 1 BISHOP’S STORTFORD 4 Blues Academy stretched their winning streak to give gameswith a comfortable victory over the lowly hosts. In their first game after the Christmas break, Matt Kemp  gave Stortford the lead in the fifth minute following a surging run up the right flank and a shot that finished in the…


Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues games on January 12th   We have played two FA Trophy games on this day in the past against higher league opposition. In 1985 in the first Round we faced Bath City, who were at the time members of what is now the National League and were riding high…


Blues aim to make Banbury cross

BLUES will look to reproduce their recent good away form at the ProKit UK Stadium when they host Banbury United on Saturday, kick-off 3pm. While they are unbeaten in their last four away games, they have picked up just three points from the same number of home matches. Kevin Watson’s side will be without skipper…


Blast from the past

After the excitement of all this: and the massive publicity that followed Blues’ 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough, it was time for the replay at a packed-out Rhodes Avenue. The official attendance was 6,000 but there was clearly more in the ground, and I remember ducking under the barrier and sat pitch-side with the photographers….


Blues’ appearances and goalscorers 2017/18

With the season now well into it’s second half, you can download the latest stats for the Blues here If you’ve been paying any attention at all, it won’t come as a surprise that Jason Williams leads the scoring charts with 15 goals, while Darren Foxley and Dipo Akinyemi have each notched six. The Fox…