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Sunday 05th September 2010
Shefford Town & Campton FC end Blunham's winning ways.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
It's all change at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table after the morning leaders Blunham were beaten 2-1 at Shefford Town & Campton. Andy Smith shooting Blunham into a first half lead before 10 minutes into the second period, Andrew Vallom saw his penalty saved by home goalkeeper Gary Cullerton in what turned out to be the turning point of the game. Adam Larsen levelling matters up on the hour mark, then Ricky Smith hitting the winner 10 minutes from time.The points lifting the home side up into third slot in the league table.
The new league leaders are Renhold United,despite being held to a 1-1 draw at Wilshamstead. Anup Kalayan shooting them ahead 10 minutes into the contest before Paul Jones evened matters up five minutes from the break.
Up into fourth slot in the league table are Woburn, 3-0 away winners at Sharnbrook, Matt Holland netting twice alongside Aaron Calvin. Whilst Dunton moved themselves into the top six with a 2-1 home victory over Caldecote. 0-0 at half-time, Lawrence Bosher struck twice to take Dunton 2-0 clear until Gordon Guile reduced the arrears from the penalty spot 10 minutes before time.
The biggest win of the day in this division belonging to Arlesey Town Reserves, with a 5-0 home victory over Oakley Sports. Daniel St Leger leading the way with a hat-trick supported by goals from Danny Hillard and Adam Millard.
Also enjoying their first league win of the season were AFC Kempston Town, 2-1 victors at Biggleswade United Reserves. Matty Smith and Ed L'Erario on the scoresheet against a home reply from Tony Norman.
Away from the league action, Southill Alexander made their exit from the FA Carlsberg Vase when beaten 3-0 at Essex Senior League side Eton Manor.
The early season leaders of the Division One league table are Bedford Hatters, who preserved their 100% record from three games with a 4-0 home win over Sandy. Scott Alleyne hitting a hat-trick alongside a strike from Simon Pixey.
The next three teams in the table also still have 100% records, but have only played twice .Blunham Reserves heading the trio in second spot after running out 14-0 home winners over Brache Sparta Community Reserves. Chris Dunne, Daniel Whitten and Wayne Morris all hitting hat-tricks, Mark Davidson netting twice,plus there were single goals for Roy Bloxham, Graham Beales and Dave Watson.
In third spot are Potton Wanderers, 7-2 home winners over Bedford Sports Athletic. Jesse Moyo leading the way with a hat-trick supported by strikes from Danny Fox, Conor Green, Greg Instrell and Chris Sams.The Athletic replies coming via Gary Canzano and Ashley Mead.
The fourth and final 100% outfit are Marston Shelton Rovers, 2-0 winners at Caldecote Reserves. Dean Clark and Xennon Paul netting the vital goals.
Jumping the league table into sixth spot are Henlow, who ran out 3-2 winners at Marston Social. Pete Saunders on target twice plus Glyn Clarke the Henlow scorers against home replies from James Armstrong and Jordan Appleton.
Also winning on the road were AFC Kempston Town Reserves, 4-3 at Luton Old Boys .Lee Moon, Greg Etheridge, Daniel Johnson and Justin Sterniello all on the scoresheet against a home brace from Ashley Wadhams plus a goal from Michael O'Hanlon.
Elsewhere, FC Meppershall came from 0-2 down to secure a 3-2 home win over Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves. The visitors with goals from Lee Threadgold and Tom Hobbs looking totally in command before a red card for Steve Monks appeared to change the contest.Tom Donovan and Daniel Janes strikes plus an own goal then winning the three points for the home side.
Just goal difference separates the leading three clubs at the head of the Division Two league table. Arlesey Social Galacticos leading the way, thanks to a 2-1 home win over Great Barford, Mark McMillan plus an own goal outweighing a lone reply from Daniel Stafford.
In second spot are Clifton, 5-4 home winners over Bromham United. Barry King on target twice alongside Will Pitts, Toby McNaught and David Sargeant against United replies from Phil Kempsall, Adam Cranny, Adam Cochrane and Reuben Hukin.
Whilst holding down third slot are Queens Park Crescents, 3-2 home winners over Lea Sports PSG. Ayaz Hussain, Mohammed Zahar and Mohammed Raheem on the home scoresheet against replies from Charlie Betts and Martin Collins.
Elsewhere, there were big away wins for both Stopsley Park and Elstow Abbey. Park running out 6-0 winners at Kempston Hammers Sports where Tyrone Patterson netted a hat-trick plus Matt Palmer, Rod Wilson and James Smart all found the back of the net. For Elstow Abbey, it was a 5-0 win at Stevington,Tom Pitts, Aaran Carvill, Jason Harrison, Harry Ellis and Kalyan Wilson the goalscorers.
Enjoying a comfortable home win were Westoning Recreation Club, 6-1 over Shefford Town & Campton Reserves.Ian Buckingham with a hat-trick leading the way alongside goals for Alex Barnwell, Dan Channon and Matt Barnes against a Town reply from Jake Brown.
The final game of the day in this section seeing Harpur FC and Lidlington United Sports share the points in a 4-4 draw. Kane Alexander, Reece Bell, Matthew Tatham and Phil Garrad the home marksmen, whilst a Darren Sims hat-trick and a Chris Roberts penalty were the United replies.
Pavenham continue to lead the way at the head of the Division Three league table after netting a 2-0 win at Co-Op Sports, goals from Luke Owen and Michael Bates doing the damage.
In second spot, and still with a 100% record after three games are Sharnbrook Reserves, 2-1 home winners over Wilshamstead Reserves. Jayme Harris and Darryl Gadsden seeing their goals only replied to by Colin Merritt.
The biggest win of the day in this section belonged to Westoning Recreation Club Reserves, 7-1 winners at Shefford Town & Campton A. Liam Boyle with a hat-trick plus goals from John Bass, Karl Demner, Andrew Morris and Joe Rogers only being replied to by David Young.
For Renhold Village, it was a 3-1 home win over Royal Oak Kempston, Simon Wade, Carl Townsend and Stuart Kester all on the mark against an Oak reply from Lorenzo Jordan.
Elsewhere, Sundon Park Rangers and Flitwick Town Reserves shared the spoils in a 3-3 draw. Nick Buttigeig with a brace plus a goal from Sam Chapman giving the home side a 3-0 lead until a brace from Harry Rowlands plus a goal from Grant Archer levelled matters by the final whistle.
The final game in this section.Cranfield United Reserves and Riseley Sports also finishing all square at 0-0.
Goldington are the new league leaders of the Division Four table after netting a 12-0 away win at Goldington Hammers .Karl Anderson and Manuel Falcon both netting hat-tricks, Robert Brown grabbing a brace alongside single strikes from Keiron Bridger, Kevin Malone, James Morris and Chris Hutchinson.
However, the next four clubs in the standings also still have 100% records for the season .In second place is AFC Turvey, 4-0 home winners over Dinamo Flitwick, John Guiney with a brace plus goals from Rajan Kalyan and Chris Winton doing the damage.
Sitting in third spot are Eastcotts, who enjoyed a 6-0 home win over Kempston Athletic, Michael Sexton netting four times and Tony Milioti twice.
In fourth place are Clifton Reserves, 4-2 winners at Sandy Reserves.Jason Woodhouse, George King, Dan Humpreys and Robert Harradine all finding the back of the net against Sandy replies from David Harris and Marcus Tait.
The final 100% side and holding down fifth place are Thurleigh, 3-1 winners at Stewartby Village. Goals from Stefan Wilson and Nathan Bryrne plus a Daniel Newton penalty only being replied to by a home penalty from Ben Sparks.
Elsewhere, Bedford Park Rangers were running out 5-2 away winners at Lea Sports PSG Reserves. Roy Murnane with a hat-trick plus strikes from Michael Patterson and Nick Lushi only being replied to by Haji Conteh and Ken Okolie. Whilst the final game of the day in this section saw Potton Town win 3-1 at Wootton Village.Chris Cooper, Chris Moore and Sam Barham on the scoresheet for The Town against a Village reply from Adam Flynn.
Preview for Saturday 11th September 2010.
With Premier Division supported by Sportsform league leaders Renhold United sitting the afternoon out due to the demise of Ickwell & Old Warden, any one of five other clubs could top the table at the end of play.
Perhaps favourites to do so are current second spot Blunham, they will be in home Moggerhanger Playing Fields action against AFC Kempston Town. Whilst for third place Shefford Town & Campton, the only top flight club still with an 100% perfect seasons record, its a tough looking fixture away at Harvey Close where they face Caldecote.
Over at Crawley Road, its a clash between hosts Woburn who currently hold down fourth spot and fifth place visitors Oakley Sports, a positive result either way could take the victors to the top of the table.
Also still in with a chance of that top spot are Dunton, they travel to Steppingley Road to face Flitwick Town.
Other action in this section coming at Stanbridge Road, the venue for Leighton United's home encounter with Southill Alexander and at Lodge Road, where hosts Sharnbrook look to end a three game losing run which has seen them drop to the bottom of the early season league table when Wilshamstead come calling.
In Division One, current league leaders Bedford Hatters will be expected to collect another three points when they host Bedford Sports Athletic at Miller Road.The match of the day in this section perhaps being the Marston Playing Fields encounter between fourth place Marston Shelton Rovers and second place visitors Blunham Reserves, both sides going into the game with 100% season records to preserve.
The club sitting between these two in the table is Potton Wanderers. They hit the road to Chaul End Lane to face Luton Old Boys.
For fifth place Meltis Albion, its a short trip down the road to Hillgrounds to face AFC Kempston Town Reserves.Whilst sixth place Henlow will be just across town in Mowsbury Park taking on hosts FC Meppershall.
The final action in this section coming at Bedford Road Recreation Ground. Where its local derby action between hosts Sandy and their visitors Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves.
In Division Two, the game of the day looks to be the clash at The Warren between fourth place hosts Elstow Abbey and Arlesey Social Galacticos, the current divisions league leaders.
For second place Clifton, its a trip on the road to Cutler Hammer to face Kempston Hammers Sports,where three points and the correct result for them at The Warren could see them top the table come Saturday evening.
Also hitting the road are third place Queens Park Crescents,they will face no easy task collecting the three points when they journey to The Luton Regional Sports Centre to face Stopsley Park.
For fifth place Great Barford its a trip on the road to face Bromham United. Whilst over at Hurst Grove, hosts Lidlington United Sports will be fully expecting to retain their seasons unbeaten record when paid a visit by bottom of the table Stevington.
Action at King George VI Playing Fields see hosts Kings AFC and visitors Harpur FC both look for their opening win of the season. While at Rectory Road its local derby action between hosts Shefford Town & Campton Reserves and their visitors Marabese Ceramics.
The final action of the day in this section coming at Greenfield Road, the venue for Westoning Recreation Club home clash with Lea Sports PSG.
In Division Three,league leaders Pavenham will be in home Hillgrounds action against Caldecote A , while third place M & DH Oakley will have the chance to climb above the non-playing second place Sharnbrook Reserves should they collect the full three points from their home encounter with Co-Op Sports.
Over at Houghton Conquest Playing Fields, both hosts Wilshamstead Reserves and visitors Royal Oak Kempston look for their first point/points of the season when they meet each other.Whilst also looking to put points on the board for the first time this season are Dunton Reserves, who are in home Horseshoes Close action against Flitwick Town Reserves and Shefford Town and Campton A who journey to Stockwood Park to face still unbeaten Sundon Park Rangers.
Division Four action brings league leaders Goldington into home Mowsbury Park action against fellow 100% in shape of fifth place Thurleigh.Whilst second place AFC Turvey will be fully expected to maintain their own 100% seasons record when they journey to Hillgrounds to face Kempston Athletic.
For third place Eastcotts its a trip on the road to defend their own 100% record as they head to Sunderland Road Playing Fields to face Potton Town.
Other action coming at Hinksley Recreation Ground, where hosts Dinamo Flitwick look to open their seasons winning account against Bedford Park Rangers. Whilst at Stewartby Way, both hosts Stewartby Village and visitors Wootton Village look for their first point/points of the season.
The final action being at Mowsbury Park, where Clifton Reserves head to face Goldington Hammers.