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Sunday 30th October 2016
Two late goals take Sandy to their first point of the season.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
There is no change at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table following victories for the leading three clubs. Current leaders Wilstead holding onto their one point lead at the head of the summit after they took their unbeaten ways up to five games with a 6-1 home win over Marston Shelton Rovers. Paul Jones and Adam Budek both netting braces and joined on the scoresheet by Kevin Butler and Adam Chambers against a lone Rovers reply via Dale Malciw. However, the league leaders were to end the game with just 10 men following a red card for Michael Jones some 20 minutes from time.
For second place Flitwick Town it was a 3-2 victory at Cranfield United to end the home sides four game winning run. Phil Matthews netting twice and Luke Finnie once against a brace in reply from United's Martin Holland. Whilst third place Renhold United extended their unbeaten ways up to eight games with a 4-1 home win over Ampthill Town Reserves who have now failed to win any of their last seven outings to slide into the bottom four of the leagues standings. Alex Liburd with a brace plus Sergi Kadji and Roland Ashby netting for United against a lone Town reply via Jack Webster.
Remaining in fourth and fifth spots are Shefford Town & Campton and Caldecote after their head to head clash at Hitchin Road ended in a 0-0 draw. Whilst now in sixth place are AFC Oakley M&DH following their 2-1 home victory over AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College. Liam Donovan and Ali Smith netting the goals to do the damage against a Town reply from Courtney Broughton. Also winning on home soil were the now seventh place Sharnbrook who beat Ickwell & Old Warden 2-1 thanks to a pair of second half goals from Jim Burnside which included a 87th minute penalty. Andrew Vallom the visitors goalscorer.
Elsewhere over at Weston Park home side Wootton Blue Cross claimed their first victory in seven outings with a 4-3 win over Kempston Rovers Development but chose the hard way to return to winning ways by first scoring twice in the opening four minutes to lead 2-0 before going 2-3 behind with just 17 minutes left to play only to then score twice late on to claim all three points. Robert O'Dell with a brace plus Jack Downes and Lui Sarrington their goal scorers against Town replies from Michael Fisher twice and Samuel Smith.
Meantime for bottom of the table Sandy it was the collection of their first point of the season when goals from Nathan Morris and Matt Johnson in the games closing five minutes saw them earn a 2-2 home draw against Stevington who had shot into a 2-0 lead thanks to goals from William Pinney and Ben Walsh.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
League leaders Crawley Green were in no mood to show any mercy to bottom of the table Old Bradwell United Reserves by beating them 7-0 to retain their seasons unbeaten ways. Ryan Smith netting six times and joined on the scoresheet by a single goals from Sodiq Thompson. Whilst for second place Meltis Albion it was a 3-0 victory at Elstow Abbey thanks to a brace of goals from Gary Townsend plus a strike from Scott Alleyne.
Elsewhere, Henlow were to lose their seasons 100% home record when beaten 2-1 by a M&DH Clapham Sports side claiming their first away win of the season to take them up into fifth place in the league standings. Glen Tumulty netting both goals against a home reply via Antony Bowskill.
Bedfordshire FA Intermediate Cup 2nd Round
The biggest win of the afternoon went the way of Cople & Bedford SA with a 4-0 home victory over Luton District & South Beds League side Square thanks to goals from Tom Marwood, Ollie Hughes, James Munns and Iain Asplin. Whilst also beating Luton District & South Beds League opposition were Totternhoe Reserves and Shefford Town & Campton Reserves. Totternhoe with goals from Chris Golding and Charlie Beary netting a 2-0 home win over St Josephs and Shefford Town & Campton Reserves claiming a 3-2 home win over Houghton Rangers thanks to a brace from Jordan Cleghorn and a single strike from Sam Kelly.
The Luton District & South Beds League gaining their revenge when Queens Park Crescents had just a goal from Shahinur Rahman to show for their 5-1 home defeat by Farley Boys and Westoning being beaten 3-0 at North Sundon Wanderers.
Elsewhere, AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves made it four Bedfordshire County League sides into the hat for the last eight draw by emerging the 1-0 winners at fellow league side The 61FC Luton Reserves thanks to a strike from Kegan Roberts.
Wixams lead at the head of the Division Two league table is now down to just two points after they lost their seasons 100% home record when held to a 3-3 draw by the still unbeaten Lea Sports PSG. Adam Jellis with a brace plus Gareth White shooting Wixams 3-0 ahead until a brace from Dylan Cadger and a strike from Josh Smith gave PSG a share of the points.
Despite their point PSG dropped from second to third in the league standings after Riseley Sports maintained their seasons 100% away record to climb up into second spot in the table via a 1-0 victory at the previously unbeaten at home Flitwick Town Reserves. All thanks to a goal from Sam Henman.
Elsewhere the biggest win of the day saw Sundon Park Rovers lift themselves off of the bottom of the league standings when claiming their first win of the season via a 5-0 home victory over Kempston Hammers Sports. Craig Barnes leading the way with a hat-trick alongside strikes from Shane Roberts and Ethan Tann to bring up the nap hand.
Now occupying that bottom spot are AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves who were beaten 5-1 at Houghton Athletic for whom Troy Walker netted a hat-trick alongside single goals for Sam Martin and Kelly Ajayi against a lone M&DH reply via Joey Gascoyne.
Meantime over at Harvey Close Caldecote Reserves returned to winning ways for the first time in four outings with a 4-1 home victory over Cranfield United Reserves. Jack Stagg netting twice to go with single strikes from Christan Lamb and Carl Bilcock against a lone United reply from Alex Moyles.
The Athletico Europa v Potton Town game now being subjected to a league inquiry after being abandoned just five minutes into play with the scoreline still at 0-0.
Kempston Athletic are now three points clear at the head of the Division Three league table after they maintained their seasons unbeaten ways with a 4-3 home victory over Shefford Town & Campton. Josh St Clair Pierre with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Adam Moloney and James Maxwell against Town replies from Sam Mastrafchiecv, Michael Castle and Jake Brown. Losing ground on the leaders were second place Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves who were held to a 1-1 draw at White Eagles. Andy Elms netting for the Rovers and Wojciech Plizga for the Eagles.
Also finishing all square but at 0-0 was the Sandy Albion v Renhold United Reserves encounter. But elsewhere it was home wins all the way. Caldecote A taking their winning ways up to three games with a 6-0 win over bottom of the table Wootton Village. Tony Norman with a brace being joined on the scoresheet by Daniel Kingdom, Jimmy Fuller, Callum McCoy and James Whitmore. Whilst Bedford Albion ran out 5-1 winners over AFC Dunton. Paul Babbinngton with a hat-trick plus a brace from Jack Brown bringing up the nap hand against a Dunton own goal in reply.
There is no change at the head of the division four league table following wins for the top three sides. Current leaders Dinamo Flitwick holding onto their two point lead with a 3-1 home victory over bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports to maintain their seasons unbeaten ways. Dale Goldie twice and Nick Payne netting the vital goals against a lone United reply from Alex Stubley. Whilst second place CS Rovers were 4-1 home winners over Sandy Reserves. Connor Darocha with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Lorrel Smith and Tom Taylor against a lone reply via James Pesland.
For third place Henlow Reserves it was a 3-2 victory at Stevington Reserves to maintain their seasons unbeaten away ways and now leave them unbeaten in their last six outings. Ron Bratchell, James Campbell and Matt Wilson on their scoresheet against home replies via Regan Scott and Aaron Fletcher.
Also enjoying life on the road were Flitwick Town A who returned to winning ways for the first time in four outings with a 4-1 victory at Harlington. David Lyons with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Stuart Kemp and Joe Kwarcinski against a lone home reply via Farrel Whitman. Whilst AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A picked up their first away point of the season when drawing 1-1 at Clifton. Dale Houghton netting for the home side and Charlie Corcoran for the Town
The Next 7 days
Saturday 5th November 2016
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Sandy v Ickwell & Old Warden
AFC Oakley M&DH v Renhold United
Ampthill Town Reserves v Marston Shelton Rovers
Local Derby action at Bedford Road sees Sandy look for their first win of the season against Ickwell & Old Warden.
Renhold United look to maintain their season unbeaten away ways at AFC Oakley M&DH.
Ampthill Town Reserves without a win in seven host a Marston Shelton Rovers side looking for their first away point of the season.
Bedfordshire FA Senior Trophy Second Round
Flitwick Town v Cranfield United
Kempston Rovers Development v Stevington
Sharnbrook v Arlesey Town Reserves
The 61 FC Luton v Wilstead
Totternhoe v Shefford Town & Campton
Wootton Blue Cross v AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College
Nine clubs left standing in this seasons Beds FA Senior Trophy.
Division One supported by Wests Citroen Bedford
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves v Old Bradwell United Reserves
Crawley Green Reserves v Henlow
M&DH Clapham Sports v Meltis Albion
Queens Park Crescents v Totternhoe Reserves
Shefford Town & Campton Reserves v The 61 FC Luton Reserves
Westoning v Elstow Abbey
Old Bradwell United Reserves look for their first win of the season at AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves.
League leaders Crawley Green Reserves look to maintain their seasons unbeaten ways when they play hosts to Henlow.
Unbeaten at home M&DH Clapham Sports play hosts to second place Meltis Albion.
100% at home Queens Park Crescents host 100% away Totternhoe Reserves.
Yet to win at home Shefford Town & Campton Reserves look to put that right when they play hosts to The 61FC Luton Reserves.
Westoning having lost their last two games play hosts to a Elstow Abbey side that has lost its last three games.
Atletico Europa v Wixams
Kempston Hammers Sports v Cranfield United Reserves
Lea Sports PSG v Houghton Athletic
Potton Town v Flitwick Town Reserves
Riseley Sports v AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves
Sundon Park Rovers v Caldecote Reserves
League leaders Wixams look to take their unbeaten ways up to four games at Atletico Europa.
Kempston Hammers Sports look to end a three game losing run when they play hosts to Cranfield United Reserves.
100% at home and unbeaten Lea Sports PSG play hosts to the yet to win away Houghton Athletic.
Potton Town look to take their unbeaten ways up to three games when they play hosts to Flitwick Town Reserves.
Riseley Sports look for their fifth win on the bounce when they hosts AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves.
Caldecote Reserves seek their first away win of the season at Sundon Park Rovers.
AFC Dunton v Sandy Albion
Bedford Albion v Kempston Athletic
Caldecote A v Wilstead Reserves
White Eagles v Shefford Town & Campton A
Wootton Village v Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves
Both AFC Dunton and Sandy Albion look for their first win in five outings when they go head to head at Horseshoes Close.
League Leaders Kempston Athletic look to maintain their 100% away record and unbeaten ways at Bedford Albion.
Caldecote A look for win number four on the bounce when they play hosts to Wilstead Reserves themselves unbeaten in their last four outings.
White Eagles without a win in their last four outings host Shefford Town & Campton A losers of their last three away games.
Wootton Village look for their first win of the season at home against second place Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves.
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College A v Stevington Reserves
CS Rovers v Dinamo Flitwick
Clifton v Harlington
Henlow Reserves v Sandy Reserves
Lidlington United Sports v Flitwick Town A
League leaders Dinamo Flitwick travel to face second place CS Rovers in the divisions match of the day.
Harlington look to end a three game losing run at Clifton.
Henlow Reserves look to take their unbeaten ways up to seven games when they play hosts to Sandy Reserves.