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Wednesday 01st April 2009
Blunham Reserves Remain Unbeaten And Are Now Thirteen Points Clear
The first batch of this seasons midweek games brought about wins for the top two clubs, league leaders Meltis Albion with goals from Scott Alleyne and Tom Hughes inside the last ten minutes running out 2-0 home winners over Kempston Hammers Sports whilst second place Westoning Recreation Club were coasting to a 7-0 home win over second from the bottom of the table Elstow Abbey, just a Nick Shirley goal separated the sides at half time before The Rec Boys ran riot in the second period, Adam Wills netting a brace, Shirley adding another alongside strikes from Dean Gadsden, Ollie Summers and Liam Massey.
Now up into third spot are Kempton thanks to a point in a 1-1 home draw with AFC Kempston Town Reserves, Matty Smith shooting The Town ahead ten minutes from time before Dean Sturniolo saved the day with a goal two minutes from time, the point taking his side above Flitwick Town who were beat 3-0 at Caldecote Reserves, two first half-goals from Leeroy Odd setting the home side on the way before Kai Griffiths-Shilton added a third fifteen minutes from time.
Elsewhere revenge was sweet for Marston Social emerging 5-2 away winners over The Royal Oak Kempston who ko them from The Centenary Cup Semi-Finals, Daniel Parkes opeing The Social scoring sixteen minutes into the game only to see Gary Canzano level matters three minutes later but by half-time The Social were 3-1 ahead following strikes from James Armstrong and Stuart Robertson, further goals from Lewis Tompkins and Jamie Orton followed in the second half before a second Canzano goal six minutes from time completed the scoring.
Blunham Reserves remain unbeaten for the season and now thirteen points clear at the head of the league table despite being held to a 2-2 draw at Great Barford, goalless at the break, Matthew Geaves netted to place Blunham ahead a minute into the second half before Daniel Jeffrey levelled matters, on the hour mark Jamie Hay regained the lead for the league leaders only to see Jason Ames square matters up at 2-2 ten minutes later.
Blunham Reserves lead at the head of the table increasing after second place Meppershall Jurassic were beat 3-0 at Kings AFC whose goals came from Marcus Tomlin, Lee Morgan and Josh Clements, whilst Mulberry Bush gained a vital point in the efforts to beat the drop by drawing 0-0 at now up to third spot Marabese Ceramics