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Former Blues’ striker Ricky Sappleton managed to get himself sent off in a friendly for Billericay Town after apparently punching Eastleigh centre-half Dean Beckwith. The man fondly known as “The Beast” during his time at Stortford saw red in a 49th minute of a stormy game which had Eastleigh manager Richard Hill threatening to take…

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Academy to host Iron in opener

Blues’ Academy team will open their Conference Youth Alliance campaign with a home game against Braintree Town on Wednesday September 10. The majority of Tim Moylette’s team from last season are still eligible for the Blues’ Academy as they look to repeat the 2012/13 title winning side. The follow up the visit from the Iron…


Sheldon leads Blues to victory

Sheldon Sellears proved to be the difference as Blues came back from a goal down to win 2-1 at St Neots Town on Saturday. Former Blues Academy midfielder Sellears levelled the score 15 minutes after the break and then set up the winner for Anthony Church as Rod Stringer’s team made it two wins in…

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George is back with the Blues

Two weeks after Blues boss Rod Stringer appeared to have given up re-signing George Allen from Stevenage, the teenage defender has returned to the Blues. The 19-year-old will spend a second season at the ProKit UK Stadium after our Hertfordshire neighbours agreed to a one-year loan deal. Allen spent all of last season on loan…


Pre-season preview – game 7

Opposition: St Neots Town Date: Saturday Jul 26, 3.00pm Venue: Kester Way, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 6SN. Tel: 01480 470012. 42 miles and 53 minutes according to the AA. What they did last year: After two successive league titles, scoring 275 goals in 82 games, the Saints have slowed down recently – following up 2013’s…


Suarez provides bite for Blues

Mikel Suarez’s 13th minute strike was enough to give the Blues a 1-0 victory against AFC Hornchurch, on Thursday evening. Debutant Suarez latched onto Joe Tabiri’s pass to fire home from 15 yards to brighten up an otherwise uninspiring pre-season game at the ProKit UK Stadium. Blues boss Rod Stringer again took the chance to…


Blues to face Colchester

Following the cancellation of next Tuesday’s friendly at Canvey Island – the second successive season the Essex side have decided not to play us as arranged – Blues have now arranged to play Colchester United at the ProKit UK Stadium on Wednesday July 30, kick-off 7.45pm. The League 2 side are expected to send their…


Loan situation frustrates Stringer

Stortford manager Rod Stringer admits that growth of under-21 football it pro clubs is making it tough to strengthen his squad. Stringer’s first season at the ProKit UK Stadium saw on-loan striker Dwight Gayle and keeper Jordan Archer play key roles, while last season George Allen was a regular at the back for the Blues….

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Rod: “There’s still work to do”

Blues boss Rod Stringer knows there’s still plenty of work to do as his side have reached the mid-point on the pre-season campaign. Stortford went down 1-0 at Needham Market last night, and Stringer knows it’s still a work-in-progress for his side: “We had a decent run-out last night, and it’s not about results” he…

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