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Price crash at the ProKit

Blues have reduced prices by almost 50 percent for our home pre-season friendlies. Despite Dagenham & Redbridge (21/7), Southend United (24/7) and Cambridge United (28/7) all expected to bring their full first team squads to the home of football, prices will be just £6 for adults and £4 for concessions. Accompanied under-12 are free!

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on July 19th Only a few games previously on this date – including in 1997 one of the last ever pre-season friendlies at Rhodes Avenue against a Leyton Orient youth team.   The O’s were led on to the pitch by their manager, former West Ham player Paul…

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Looking forward to the Bostik – 4

The penultimate part of the look forward to the teams will face upon our return to the Isthmian League. Lewes 2017/18 – 2nd 99pts/46 games A trip to Lewes on Easter Saturday (nicely placed in late April) looks to be one of the highlights of the season for the travelling Blues’ fans. Having said that,…

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Flint ready for kick-off

BLUES boss Adam Flint is looking forward to seeing his side in action for the first time as Stortford open their pre-season programme this week. Flint’s team travel to Crayford to face VCD Athletic on Thursday evening before hosting Dagenham & Redbridge at the ProKit UK Stadium on Satursday (3pm). “Training has been going well…

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Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on July 18th   No fewer than 4 games previously on this date with Southend United in 2017 the strongest opposition, judging by the result at least.   Watson’s side could have take a fifth minute lead when Calvin Ekpiteta teed up Darren Foxley for a shot only…

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Development side fixtures released

Blues new-look development side will make their Bostik League debut at the ProKit UK Stadium on Wednesday August 22 when Barking are the visitors, kick-off 7.45pm. The young Blues have stepped up from the Essex Senior League reserve section and will play 20 midweek games in the competition. Stortford will play in the 11-team north…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back at Blues’ games on July 17th Only two games previously on this date but the only one that matters was in 1999 when after 18 months of exile Blues played the first game at Woodside Park/Prokit Stadium. The plumber was working until 1am on the morning of the match, the programme…

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Looking forward to the Bostik –3

The look at Blues’ opponents in the Bostik League Premier Division continues. Haringey Borough 2017/18 – 4th Isthmian North, 89pts/46 games. Won play-offs. The biggest club to play in White Hart Lane are back in the big time and will face the Blue Brazil for the first time since the 1964/65 season when we won…

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Blast from the past

Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ games on July 16th It is interesting to see how the start of the football season has crept earlier. Pre-war there was hardly any overlap between football and cricket at the end of summer, the first game might happen on the last Saturday in August – or even the…

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Andrew Cornell looks back on Blues’ game on July 15th   The 2017-18 season started with a visit from West Ham, who have been regular pre-season opponents.   The visitors brought a young side, with most of their 19-man squad comprising of academy players together with three older trialists including a 6’6″ Norwegian goalkeeper.  …