A Short History of Bishop’s Stortford FC – Plus Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About the ‘Blue Brazil’

Priest’s Stortford Football Club, was established in 1874 and presently play in the Blue Square Conference South.


Nicknamed ‘The Blues’ they right now play at Woodside Park which is arranged on the edges ofเอาชนะพนันบอล the town on a little mechanical park close to J8 of the M11. The ground, which has a current limit of 4,000, was opened in 1999 with a match against Norwich City. This followed the dubious offer of the fans dearest Rhodes Avenue ground and several itinerant years spent playing their home games at different arenas.


The club has a pleased history, being the last ever champs of the F.A. Novice Cup at Wembley in 1974, trailed by their F.A. Prize victory in 1981, again at Wembley. Incredibly they were the main group from outside the high degree of non-alliance football to win the F.A. Prize.


The season after in 1982, the ‘Blues’ endured to the third Round of the FA.Cup where subsequent to following 2-0 at half an ideal opportunity to Malcolm Allison’s Middlesbrough at Ayresome Park, they retaliated to make sure about a 2-2 draw. In the replay on the next Tuesday, before a stuffed horde of 6,000 at the old Rhodes Avenue Stadium, they lost 2-1, in spite of having a 1-0 lead at half time.


As of not long ago, the previous Arsenal and Celtic player had been in control for a very long time, managing them to a play-off spot three years back and to the semi-last of the FA Trophy in 2005. With Blues mulling in the transfer zone, Hayes was supplanted in November 2008 by Mark Simpson who guided them to a magnificent second 50% of the period, completing a good ninth.


Diocesan’s Stortford Football Club – Did you Know?


The last Association Football League coordinate in the twentieth Century played in England was between Bishop’s Stortford and Chertsey Town. On 30th December 1999, the Blues won 5-3 in the Ryman League.