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Sunday 25th September 2016
AFC Oakley M&DH reclaim top spot.
Premier Division Supported by Sportsform
AFC Oakley M&DH are back onto the top of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table after netting a 7-0 home win over Kempston Rovers Development. Ali Smith and Shaun Barnett both netting twice and joined on the scoresheet by goals from Andrew Latimer, Rob Heaney and Robbie Alder. Just goal difference behind them are Wilstead and Flitwick Town, the boys from Jubilee Playing Fields holding down second spot by virtue of having scored one more goal than the Town after they notched up their third consecutive away win of the season in winning 4-3 at Cranfield United. Lewis Duffield, Alex Russell, Colin Marshall and Aldo Simms netting the vital goals against United replies via Josh Burnapp with a brace and David Adderson. Whilst the Town made it three wins on the bounce by running out 4-1 winners at Sharnbrook. Phil Matthews netting twice alongside single strikes from Dan Stafford and Josh Reynolds against a lone home reply via Jacob Hukin.
Now up into fourth spot are Shefford Town & Campton who likewise took their winning ways up to three games with a 4-0 home win over bottom of the table Sandy. Ryan Lewis netting twice alongside single strikes from Andrew Hayday and Louis Taylor. Meantime enjoying life on the road to move up into the top six were Ickwell & Old Warden who maintained their season 100% away record with a 5-0 victory at Ampthill Town Reserves. Lee Threadgold with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Ashley Boness and Dean Hamilton to bring up the nap hand.
Also winning on the road and now in seventh spot were Stevington, the 3-0 winners at Wootton Blue Cross. Kieran Souter, Ben Walsh and James Bourke all finding the back of the net. Whilst Renhold United could only share the spoils with Caldecote in a 1-1 draw. Ollie Housden the United marksman and the Caldecote reply an own goal.
Bedfordshire FA Intermediate Cup 1st Round
The stand out result of the afternoon belonged to AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves who emerged the 5-4 winners at last seasons beaten finalists Crawley Green Reserves. Scott Dummett with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Jesse Sidhu, Colby Smith and Kurtis Alleyne to bring up the nap hand against home replies via Jack Randall twice plus Ed Skinner and Adam Marsh.
However going one goal better were Queens Park Crescents the 6-3 winners at Henlow. Ayaz Hussain leading the way with a hat-trick and joined on the scoresheet by Shadaz Sattar, Hassan Yousaf and Anish Khinda against home replies via Charlie Watson, Paul Wright and Russell Bull. Whilst Totternoe Reserves were 4-0 winners at Luton Leagrave AFC. Michael Sinclair with a brace plus an own goal and a strike from Charlie Beary marking their scoresheet.
Joining them in the hat for the round two draw will be both The 61FC Luton Reserves and Westoning. The 61FC being 3-2 home winners over Biggleswade United Under 23's thanks to a penalty from Pavel Pyziak plus strikes from Lee Garner and Abdullah Ahmed. Whilst Westoning after being held 2-2 at 90 minutes by Meltis Albion won the penalty shoot-out 3-1. Nick Shirley and Sam Taylor netting in normal time against a brace in reply from Carl Townsend.
Alas for three other clubs it was the end of the road. Elstow Abbey losing 6-3 at Houghton Rangers despite a brace of goals from Dom Parrella and a strike from Lucas Banton. Whilst Ickleford with goals from Gareth Head and Guiseppe D'Angleo were beaten 3-2 at St Joseph ( Saturday). The third club M&DH Clapham Sports going out 6-5 in a penalty shoot-out after 90 minutes play had seen them drawing 3-3 at North Sundon Wanderers. Sam Maddix netting twice and Grant Williams once.
Wixams are now five points clear at the head of the Division Two league table following their 5-1 home win over Potton Town. Gaz White leading the way with a hat-trick and joined on the scoresheet by Iain Hall and Charlie Battams to bring up the nap hand against a lone reply from Chris Cooper.
Now up into second spot are Lea Sports PSG who ran out 3-1 winners at Riseley Sports. Joe Hennem with a brace plus a strike from Dylan Cadger doing the damage against a lone home reply via Mitchell Crook. Whilst there was a first win of the season for Caldecote Reserves who emerged the 3-2 home winners over Sundon Park Rovers. Neil Giles, Scott Foxwell plus an own goal outweighing Rovers replies from Shane Roberts and Ethan Tenn.
Leading the way at the head of the Division Three league table are Kempston Athletic following their 4-3 home win over Renhold United Reserves. Josh St Clair Pierre with a hat-trick joined on the scoresheet by Gary Whitbread against United replies via Justin Ludman, Thomas O'Neill and JP Stribling. Just a point adrift in second spot are Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves the 7-5 home winners over Caldecote A. Ross Milton and Dale Maiciw both netting twice alongside single goals from Tim Brown, George Roberts and Jamie Watson. Gary Allum and Jamie Richardson with braces plus Carl Heath bringing up the visitors nap hand in reply.
In third spot are Wilstead Reserves who emerged 4-0 home winners over AFC Dunton thanks to goals from Luke Pursey, Luke Prietzel, Hanni Thiarra and Liam Philip. Whilst in fourth spot are Sandy Albion the 1-0 away winners at White Eagles thanks to a strike from Luke Rudd.
CS Rovers are now back onto the top of the Division Four league table after winning 3-0 at Flitwick Town A. Ultan Coonan, Connor Darocha and Connor Hasson netting the vital goals. Whilst Henlow Reserves moved up into fourth place following their 3-1 victory at Lidlington United Sports. Sam Crow, James Davis and Oliver Cattley seeing their goals only replied to once by United's Paul Nuthall.
Bedfordshire FA Junior Cup 1st Round
Kempston Hammers Sports begun their defence of the Beds FA Junior Cup with a narrow 2-1 victory at Sandy Reserves thanks to a brace of goals from Chris Greene against a lone home reply from Liam Brophy. But perhaps the result of the day belonged to Wootton Village who emerged 5-4 penalty shoot-out winners at Atletico Europa after 90 minutes play had seen the sides deadlocked at 1-1. Kane Alexander on the home scoresheet and Adam Flynn netting for the Village.
The highest scorers of the day were Harlington who won 5-3 at Houghton Hatters. Farrell Whitman, Luke Pawaar, Lesile Medford, Redge Miongold plus an own goal bringing up the nap hand. Whilst also enjoying life on the road were Cranfield United Reserves the 2-1 winners at Dinamo Flitwick. Ryan Collis and Adam Kerr marking the United scoresheet against a lone home reply from Dale Goldie.
Elsewhere there were home wins for three other sides. The best of which belonged to Bedford Albion with a 3-0 win over AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves. Shaun Challi, Shane Canzano and Adam Lewis netting the goals. Whilst Stevington Reserves were 2-0 winners over Clifton thanks to strikes from Cameron Cain and Nathan Bavister. However, Flitwick Town Reserves required a 4-2 penalty shoot-out win to see off AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A after the sides were deadlocked at 1-1 come the 90 minute whistle. Peter Kouwenberg the Flitwick marksman and Gavin Cheema netting for the visitors.
Alas it was the end of the road for Shefford Town & Campton A beaten 3-2 at home by FC Spandits despite a brace of goals from Scott Frusciante
The Next 7Days
Saturday 1st October 2016.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Kempston Rovers Development v AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College
Shefford Town & Campton v Wootton Blue Cross
Stevington v Cranfield United
Shefford Town & Campton will top the league table should they beat Wootton Blue Cross and AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College will start favorites to win the derby action at Hillgrounds.
Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy 1st Round
Ampthill Town v Caldecote
Bedford v AFC Oakley M&DH
Flitwick Town v Potton United
Sandy v Biggleswade FC
Sharnbrook v Renhold United
The 61FC Luton v Ickwell & Old Warden
Totternhoe v Marston Shelton Rovers
Plenty of tough tasks await our clubs in the opening round of this seasons Beds FA Senior Trophy.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
Henlow v Ickleford
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves v Totternhoe Reserves
Elstow Abbey v The 61 FC Luton Reserves
M&DH Clapham Sports v Crawley Green Reserves
Meltis Albion v Shefford Town & Campton Reserves
Queens Park Crescents v Old Bradwell United Reserves
Westoning v Cople & Bedford SA
It's a 10.45pm kick off at Groveside for the first of today's Ground Hop games between Henlow and Ickleford. The home side looking to maintain their 100% record and the visitors their first win of the season.
The game of the day could well be the King George VI Playing Field clash between M&DH Clapham Sports and league leaders Crawley Green Reserves.
At the Warren Elstow Abbey look for a quick seasons double over The 61FC Luton Reserves.
There are home games for Meltis Albion and Queens Park Crescents, both looking to maintain their seasons unbeaten ways.
Westoning will start firm favorites at Greenfield Road to beat bottom of the table Cople & Bedford SA.
Kempston Hammers Sports v Wixams
Atletico Europa v Houghton Athletic
Caldecote Reserves v AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves
Cranfield United Reserves v Flitwick Town Reserves
Potton Town v Riseley Sports
Sundon Park Rovers v Lea Sports PSG
Ground Hop game number two sees league leaders Wixams in a 1.45pm kick off at Cutler Hammer against Kempston Hammers Sports.
Sundon Park Rovers look to pick up their first point/points of season at home to second place Lea Sports PSG as do AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves when they travel to face Caldecote Reserves.
Caldecote A v Bedford Albion
Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves v Renhold United Reserves
Sandy Albion v Wilstead Reserves
Shefford Town & Campton A v Kempston Athletic
Wootton Village v White Eagles.
The ground hop concludes with a 4.30pm kick off Wootton Village v White Eagles.
The game of the day sees fourth place Sandy Albion host third place Wilstead Reserves.
Both Kempston Athletic at Shefford Town & Campton A and Bedford Albion at Caldecote A look to maintain their seasons unbeaten ways.
Second from top Marston Shelton Rovers will be expected to beat second from bottom Renhold United Reserves.
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A v CS Rovers
Clifton v Flitwick Town A
Dinamo Flitwick v Henlow Reserves
Harlington v Sandy Reserves
Stevington Reserves v Lidlington United Sports
It's a bottom two clash between Stevington Reserves and Lidlington United Sports, both looking for their first point/points of the season.
Dinamo Flitwick hosting Henlow Reserves and Harlington hosting Sandy Reserves could top the table come the final whistle should CS Rovers lose at AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A.