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Sunday 27th November 2016
Bedfordshire County League provide 15 of the last 16 in Beds FA Junior Cup.
Premier Division Supported By Sportsform
Renhold United are now two points clear at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table after they extended their unbeaten home ways up to eight games by sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw with Wootton Blue Cross who are still in search of their first away win of the season. Alex Liburd netting for the home side against a Blue Cross reply via Lui Sarrington. Missing the chance to take advantage of this United slip up and go back onto the top of the league table were Wilstead who were beaten 5-0 at Kempston Rovers Development. Patrick Asare with a brace plus strikes from Sam Smith, Kye Andrews and Yassin Bruma bringing up the Rovers nap hand.
All of which was good news for Flitwick Town who after starting the day in fifth place ended the day in second spot after winning 7-1 at Caldecote to end the home clubs 100% seasons home record and eight game winning run to see them drop in the table from third spot into sixth place. Will Scutt with a hat-trick joined on the Town scoresheet by Daniel Stafford, Ian Buckingham, Phil Matthews and Joe O'Donnell against a lone home reply via Jack Boyd.
Now in fourth spot are AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College who took their home winning ways up to four games with a 2-1 victory over Cranfield United. Courtney Boughton and a penalty from Perry Ronayne marking their scoresheet against a lone United reply via Martin Holland. Also climbing the table and now in fifth spot are Shefford Town & Campton who ended a three game losing away run by winning 2-1 at AFC Oakley M&DH thanks to goals from Ryan Lewis and Kier Boyd against a home reply via Ali Smith.
Elsewhere Stevington took their unbeaten ways up to five games by winning 2-1 at Marston Shelton Rovers who with results elsewhere now find themselves dropping into the relegation zone. Kieran Souter and Jordan Wright netting the vital goals against a lone Rovers reply from Dale Malciw. Whilst Ampthill Town Reserves were 2-0 home winners over Sharnbrook thanks to goals from Scott Gadsden and Jake Webster.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
Now back onto the top of the Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford league table are Crawley Green who extended their seasons unbeaten ways up to 10 games when sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw at the yet to win and bottom of the table Old Bradwell United Reserves. The Green back onto the summit of the table on goal difference only after Queens Park Crescents lost their seasons unbeaten ways and 100% home record when beaten 4-2 by Cople & Bedford SA. Two successful spot kicks from Pail Nigro being added to by goals from Ollie Hughes and Gary Canzano for the visitors against Crescents replies from Sundeep Gill and Shahinur Rahman.
However missing the chance to top both of these sides were Meltis Albion whose seasons 100% home record was blown away by a Elstow Abbey side winning for the first time in 10 starts with a 4-2 victory. Joe Cooper, Harry Ellis, Billy Mills and an own goal marking the Abbey scoresheet against a brace in reply from Carl Townsend. The shine on Abbey's victory being taken away sightly following a red card for Lucas Banton.
Now in fourth spot are Totternoe Reserves who chalked up their fifth away win of the season when winning 3-0 at Westoning thanks to a Joe Smith hat-trick. There was also joy on the road for M&DH Clapham Sports who won 2-1 at Shefford Town & Campton Reserves to end the home sides three game winning run. Sam Maddix and Marko Tobzic netting the vital goals against a penalty reply from Josh Goor.
The biggest winners of the day being AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who went nap with a 5-1 home victory over The 61 FC Luton Reserves. Kegan Roberts with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Anas Beckhoum, Ryan Smith and Ashley Windridge against a lone reply from Calum Doherty.
The lone game of the day saw AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves claim their first victory in six outings when winning 2-1 at Sundon Park Rovers thanks to goals from Justin Muircraft and Dan Glos against a lone Rovers reply via Shane Roberts.
Wilstead Reserves lead at the head of the Division Three league table is now up to seven points after they retained their seasons unbeaten home ways with a 4-1 victory over Shefford Town & Campton A. Liam Philip leading the way with a hat-trick and joined on the scoresheet by Robert Booth against a lone Town reply via Marcia Bator. Whilst now in third spot are Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves who ran out 9-2 winners over Kempston Athletic. Gary Russon netting four times, Lewis Steele twice alongside single goals from Matt Jarman, Carl Borromeo and Kieran Day against Athletic replies via Gary Whitbread and James Maxwell.
Still very much in the promotion race are Bedford Albion who took their unbeaten ways up to five games by winning 6-1 at White Eagles. Paul Babbington netting a hat-trick, Jack Brown a brace and Daniel Jeffries once against a lone Eagles reply from Wojciech Plizga.
Clifton moved to within goal difference of league leaders CS Rovers after they retained their seasons 100% away record and took their unbeaten ways up to seven games when winning 5-0 at Dinamo Flitwick. George MacMillen with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by Gavin Stackeman and James Bennett to bring up the nap hand. Whilst there was a first home win of the season for Flitwick Town A the 4-2 winners over AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A. David Lyons netting three times and Stuart Kemp once against College replies via John Hislop and Martin Smith.
Elsewhere there was back to back wins for the first time this season for Sandy Reserves who went nap with a 5-0 home victory over bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports. Steven Wilson leading the way with a hat-trick and joined on the scoresheet by Andy Barker and Nathan Morris. Whilst Harlington returned to winning ways for the first time in eight outings when winning 4-1 at Stevington Reserves. Farrell Whitman with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Ben Whalley and Shea Gentle-King against a lone reply from Jamie Endersby.
Bedfordshire FA Junior Cup 3rd Round
The biggest winners of the day were Renhold United Reserves who romped to a 7-2 victory at Luton District and South Beds League side Jedenastka. Nathan Francis netting a hat-trick, Michael France a brace and joined on the scoresheet by single strikes from Tom O'Neill and Rajan Nandna. Also seeing off opposition from the Luton District and South Beds League with home wins were Cranfield United Reserves and Flitwick Town Reserves. United with two goals from Adam Kerr plus single strikes from Adam Constable and Jack Sharm 4-0 winners over FC Polonia Luton and the Town 3-1 winners over Christians in Sports Reserves with goals from Liam Kearne, Benn Ward and Jamie Smith.
The Luton Leagues only survivors going into the hat for the Quarter-final draw being FC Koran who won a 4-3 penalty shoot-out at Wixams after 90 minutes play had seen the sides deadlocked at 3-3. Gareth White with a brace plus Jonny Cockram the Wixams goalscorers.
Meantime there was joy and sorrow for Caldecote. The Reserves having just a goal from Jake Bruce to show for their 3-1 defeat at Riseley Sports for whom Sam Harrison, James Cooke and Mitchell Crook netted. Whilst the A team were 4-0 home winners over Wootton Village. Tony Norman with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Neil Giles and Gary Allum.
Perhaps the result of the day belonged to Henlow Reserves the 3-0 home winners over Sandy Albion. Daniel Wilson shooting them ahead just two minutes from the break before Jonathan Whitehead doubled their lead 13 minutes into the second period to allow Jonathan Rowe to add icing to the cake with a third goal just four minutes from time.
Elsewhere Potton Town were the 3-2 home winners over CS Rovers. An own goal plus a brace from Chris Moore only being replied to twice by Rovers Connor Darocha.
The Next Seven Days
Saturday 3rd December 2016
Premier Division Supported By Sportsform
Ampthill Town Reserves v Shefford Town & Campton
Cranfield United v Marston Shelton Rovers
Flitwick Town v Ickwell & Old Warden
Sandy v Kempston Rovers Development
Sharnbrook v Renhold United
Stevington v Caldecote
Wilstead v AFC Oakley M&DH
Wootton Blue Cross v AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College.
Ampthill Town Reserves look for their third win on the bounce at home to Shefford Town & Campton.
Cranfield United look to end a four game losing run at home to Marston Shelton Rovers who will be in search of just their second away win of the season.
Flitwick Town look for home win number five out of six when Ickwell & Old Warden come calling.
Sandy look for their first win of the season at home to Kempston Rovers Development who have won just the once on the road this season.
Sharnbrook look to end a three game losing run when they host league leaders Renhold United.
Stevington look for their first home win of the season against a Caldecote side unbeaten in their last four games on the road.
Wilstead look for home win number four on the bounce against AFC Oakley M&DH.
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College look for win number four on the bounce at Wootton Blue Cross.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
Cople & Bedford SA v Queens Park Crescents
Crawley Green Reserves v AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves
Meltis Albion v M&DH Clapham Sports
Shefford Town & Campton Reserves v Elstow Abbey
The 61 FC Luton Reserves v Old Bradwell United Reserves
Totternhoe Reserves v Henlow
Can Cople & Bedford SA net a quick fire double over second place Queens Park Crescents who they beat last weekend on their own patch.
Unbeaten league leaders Crawley Green Reserves host the yet to win on the road AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves.
Meltis Albion following two straight defeats play hosts to a M&DH Clapham Sports side now unbeaten in their last four away outings.
Elstow Abbey now unbeaten in their last two away games travel to face Shefford Town & Campton Reserves.
The 61FC Luton Reserves seek their first home win of the season against bottom of the table and yet to win Old Bradwell United Reserves.
Henlow look to take their unbeaten ways up to four games when they travel to be hosted by Totternoe Reserves.
Jubilee Cup Season 2016-17
Today sees the start of this seasons Jubilee Cup. The 32 teams have been drawn into 8 pools of four teams who will play each other home and away on a league table basis. At the end of these games the top two teams in each pool will go forward into the 2016-17 Season Jubilee Cup proper on a knock-out basis while the other 16 teams will drop down and contest this seasons Watson Shield.
Player qualification for these pool games is based on league match qualification rather than cup rules. Cup rules being applied when we arrive at the last 16 knockout stages.
Jubilee Cup Pool A
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A v Potton Town
AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves v AFC Dunton
Jubilee Cup Pool B
Atletico Europa v Clifton
Bedford Albion v Riseley Sports
Jubilee Cup Pool C
CS Rovers v Sandy Reserves
Caldecote Reserves v Kempston Athletic
Jubilee Cup Pool D
Caldecote A v Stevington Reserves
Dinamo Flitwick v Cranfield United Reserves
Jubilee Cup Pool E
Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves v Harlington
White Eagles v Flitwick Town Reserves
Jubilee Cup Pool F
Houghton Athletic v Flitwick Town A
Renhold United Reserves v Wilstead Reserves
Jubilee Cup Pool G
Henlow Reserves v Wootton Village
Sundon Park Rovers v Sandy Albion
Jubilee Cup Pool H
Lea Sports PSG v Wixams
Lidlington United Sports v Shefford Town & Campton A