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Sunday 16th October 2011
Caldecote go nap at Bedford Hatters to take two point lead at head of league table.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Caldecote's lead at the head of The Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table is now up to two points after they extended their seasons unbeaten ways with a 5-1 victory at Bedford Hatters.Tom Cookman with a brace plus strikes from Dave Daniels, Tom Wallace and Kai Griffiths-Shilton only being replied to by Hatters Richard Cook.
Whilst second place Oakley Sports lost their seasons 100% away record when held to a 2-2 draw at Wilshamstead.Chris Faulkner and Colin Marshall bagging the home goals against a brace in reply from Ian Strange.
Still 100% on home soil this season are Blunham, with a 90th minute winner from Andy Smith they were 2-1 victors over bottom of the table Renhold United. Sheldon Washington giving the visitors the lead in the 65th minute, this was cancelled out by a strike from Carl Page 15 minutes later to set up Smith to become the match winner in the last action of the game.
Elsewhere, still unbeaten on home soil this season are AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College, they ran out 3-0 winners over Woburn. Paul Obuch netting twice and Daniel Church once. Whilst Dunton collected their first away point of the season via sharing the spoils in a 1-1 draw at Sharnbrook.Ryan Massey shooting the home side ahead after 35 minutes before Daniel Whitten evened matters up 20 minutes from time.
We have new leaders at the head of the Division One league table in the shape of Ickwell & Old Warden, all despite them losing their seasons 100% ways when held to a 4-4 draw at FC Meppershall. Craig Damon, Joe Price, Kieron Langley and Matthew Ward on the home scoresheet against replies from Lee Threadgold twice, Anup Kalyan plus an Andrew Vallom penalty.They take over the top spot from Lidlington United Sports who drop down the table into third slot after being beaten 2-0 at Marston Shelton Rovers.Jamie Cerminara and Barrington Belgrave netting the goals that did the damage.
Up into second spot, just goal difference behind the new league leaders are Bedford Sports Athletic, they retained their season's 100% home record and unbeaten ways with a 2-1 victory over Lea Sports PSG. All the goals arriving in the second period, Andrew Latimer who had earlier missed from the penalty spot and Ashley Mead on the home scoresheet against a PSG reply from Ryan Woolfe.
The top scorers of the day were Caldecote Reserves, they retained their season's unbeaten home ways with an 8-1 win over Luton Boys. Matt Basta and Jack Gabbitas both netting hat-tricks alongside an own goal plus a strike from Tom Dupey, the lone visitors reply coming via Metlin Baylam.
For Henlow, it was a first home win of the season with a 5-1 victory over Westoning. Joe Follano, Charlie Richardson, Jake Renney, Dean Johnson and Mark McMillan all finding the back of the net against a lone reply from Ryan Perry.
Also enjoying their first home win of the campaign were Kings AFC, 3-0 winners over Meltis Albion.Chris Greene netting twice and Danny Cain once to end The Albion's unbeaten away ways for the season.
Making up the hat-trick of first home winners of the season were Sandy, goals from Daniel Stafford and Rob Tapley seeing them beat AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves 2-0.
For Division Two league leaders AFC Turvey, it was a retention of their season's unbeaten ways with a 5-2 home victory over the previously 100% away from home Sundon Park Rangers.Mike Stephenson with a brace plus Martin Page, John Guiney and Andrew Wren seeing their goals only replied to by Nicky Buttergieg and Sam Chapman.
Turvey's lead at the head of the standings is now up to three points after second place Elstow Abbey were required to come from 0-2 down at Co-op Sports to earn a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw to end their hosts 100% home record for the season. Scott Davis netting twice for the Sports before Dave McCarthy and Tom Pitts netted to save The Abbey's unbeaten ways if not their 100% record for the season.
Still in third spot and holding down their 100% away ways are Pavenham, they won 2-1 at Stopsley Park. Tom Rodger and Nick Atkins on the scoresheet against a home reply from Lee West.
Elsewhere, M & DH Oakley made it three wins on the bounce when a lone goal from Jamie McLennan took them to a 1-0 home win over the previously unbeaten away from home Clifton. Whilst Queens Park Crescents secured their first home win of the season by beating Potton United Reserves 4-1.Aman Hussain netting twice alongside strikes from Ayaz Hussain and Shah Rahman against a United reply via Amit Aghera.
Also enjoying their first home win of the season were Bromham United, they ran out 3-0 victors over Shefford Town & Campton Reserves.Phill Kempshall, Shane Canzano and a Sam Jones penalty doing the damage.
Alas for Great Barford, their first win of the season is still awaited after they were beaten 2-0 at home by a Marabese Ceramics side who were winning for the first time on the road this season thanks to goals from Todd Gormer and Romano Marabese.
It's as you were at start of play at the head of the Division Three league table after all the leading four sides came up with victories. For league leaders Goldington, it was a 3-0 win at Westoning Reserves with goals from James Morris, Kane Alexander and Chris Hutchinson to stay goal difference ahead of second place Stevington who retained their unbeaten ways with a 2-1 win at Potton Town. Aaron Fletcher and Clinton Tatham on the scorsheet against a home reply from Chris Cooper.
However, the biggest winners of the day were third place Renhold Village who retained their 100% home record for the season with a 7-1 win over Wilshamstead Reserves. Carl Townsend and Michael Luke both netting hat-tricks alongside a strike from Dan Luke against a lone reply from Matt Johnson.
For fourth place Cranfield United Reserves, it was a 2-1 win at Eastcotts AFC to end the home sides unbeaten home ways. Mark Dring and Dan Cockerton on the scoresheet against a home reply from Michael Sexton.
Also enjoying life on the road were both Royal Oak Kempston and Kempston Hammers, the Hammers with goals from Jazz Sohal, Jason Beddall and James Grandidge ending Sundon Park Rangers Colts unbeaten home ways with a 3-2 victory despite home strikes from Cameron Forbes and Mike Brunton. Whilst The Oak won 3-0 at Flitwick Town Reserves, James Pickard with a brace plus Brendan Cunningham goals doing the damage.
Bedford Park Rangers remain three points clear at the head of Division Four after they retained their season's 100% away record with a 4-2 victory at Stewartby Village. Shaun Finlay, Josh Geary, Elliot West and Matthew Westwood all on the scoresheet against a home brace from Michael Darnell.
However, second place Marsh Leys still have a game in hand over them after running out 3-0 home winners over Dunton A to retain their own unbeaten ways. Chris Neal netting twice and Alex Clipston once to leave the visitors still looking for their first win of the season.
In third spot now are Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves, they won 3-0 at home over Kempston Athletic,Matthew McCartney netting twice and Graham Weddell once.Also winning 3-0 were Thurleigh,at yet to win Bedford Panthers.Ben Stock, Salvtore Ventriglia and Josh Pierre St Clare netting the goals to retain their sides 100% away record for the season.
Enjoying their first home win of the season were Shefford Town & Campton A, they ran out 5-2 victors over Wootton Village.Adam Larsen netting three times alongside single strikes from Michael Jones and Scott Dora against Village replies via Adam Flynn and Lewis Aitken.
Elsewhere, Caldecote A still remain unbeaten at home for the season following their 2-2 draw with Dinamo Flitwick.Jordan Goodman and Neil Giles on the home scoresheet against replies from Barrie Lee Hannam and Joe Burton.
For Goldington Hammers, it was a loss of their season's 100% home record when held to a 4-4 draw by a Sandy Reserves side that is now unbeaten in its last three outings.Gareth Shrimpton, Jimmy Jacob, Jason Nice and Ryan Hutton seeing their goals cancelled out by Sandy replies from Jonnie Stratford twice plus Matt Baines and Chris Gregory.
Preview for Saturday 22nd October 2011.
Action this weekend in the Premier Division supported by Sportsform section sees both of the leading two clubs on home soil. At Harvey Close, Caldecote defend their season’s 100% home record when visited by local rivals Dunton who are yet to win on the road this season. Whilst Oakley Sports defend their own unbeaten home ways for the season when AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College come calling upon their Oakley Playing Fields headquarters.
Action at Moggerhanger Playing Fields will see Blunham look to extend their unbeaten home ways against Sharnbrook. Whilst Bedford Hatters look to remain unbeaten on the road this season when they journey to Steppingley Road to take on hosts Flitwick Town.
Elsewhere, Shefford Town & Campton will perhaps start the favourites to collect the full three points when they journey to Crawley Road to face Woburn.Yet things will be much harder for Wilshamstead to collect the maximum points when they travel to Renhold Playing Fields to face hosts Renhold United.
For the majority of Division One sides the action this weekend switches to ties in this season’s Bedfordshire FA Intermediate Cup Of the 11 encounters, just one is an all Bedfordshire County Football League affair. At Harvey Close, Caldecote Reserves will welcome a visit from Meltis Albion, the home side perhaps the favourites to advance into the next round.
In the other 10 ties our sides have home advantage in just four games. At Groveside, Henlow play hosts to local rivals Stotfold Reserves who currently hold down a mid-table position in South Midlands League Reserve Division One. Whilst at Hurst Grove, Lidlington United Sports entertain Kent Athletic Reserves who are enjoying life this season in the upper region of The South Midlands League Reserve Division Two standings.
The most difficult home tie of the four belongs to Kings AFC, when at King George VI Playing Fields they will be playing hosts to Barton Rovers Reserves who make the journey the current league leaders of The Suburban League Northern Division.Whilst at Cople Playing Fields, Bedford Sports Athletic receive a visit from AFC Kempston Rovers Reserves who are currently enjoying a successful United Counties League Reserves Division One campaign.
Of the six sides hitting the road, four make their way to the other side of the county to face opposition from The Luton District & South Beds League Premier Division. Marston Shelton Rovers heading for a Stockwood Park meeting with currently unbeaten Farley Boys, whilst Westoning make tracks for Markyate Playing Fields to be hosted by mid-table Real F.N.E.
Elsewhere, things might be easier for Sandy, they head to Gipsy Lane to take on Christian in Sports and for FC Meppershall who journey to Kingsbury Avenue to face Ewe & Lamb, both host sides currently sit in the lower regions of the league table.
In the other two games, it’s a visit for Luton Boys to Forde Park to be hosted by South Midlands League outfit Langford.Whilst Ickwell & Old Warden head to Clements End Lane Studham to be hosted by Aylesbury League side FC Spandits.
Leaving the lone Division one league action at Pirton Recreation Ground, where Lea Sports PSG play hosts to the travelling AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves.
In Division Two, Elstow Abbey look to defend their home 100% record for the campaign, when Clifton despite still be unbeaten on the road this campaign come calling upon them at The Warren.
Of the other early season pacemakers in the promotion race, Sundon Park Rangers are due in home Stockwood Park action against a Bromham United side that has lost its last two away outings.Whilst Pavenham still 100%on the road this campaign travel to Rectory Road to face Shefford Town & Campton Reserves.
Over in Mowsbury Park, Marabese Ceramics would normally be the host club but this weekend they are visitors to take on fellow ground sharers Queens Park Crescents and at The Hollow, Potton United Reserves look for their third home win on the bounce when visited by Stopsley Park.
The final game of the day in this division coming just down the road from The Hollow at Everton Playing Fields where Great Barford play hosts to M & DH Oakley.
In Division Three, 10 of the 14 sides would perhaps still consider themselves title/promotion candidates. All of which means once again this weekends action could see the league table take another dramatic reshuffle come the final whistles being blown.For the game of the day,on paper you need look no further than the Gold Street clash between hosts Riseley Sports as they defend their seasons unbeaten ways against Renhold Village.
Over at Horseshoes Close, Dunton Reserves entertain Eastcotts AFC looking for their first win of the season. Whilst in Mowsbury Park, Goldington will be firm favourites to collect the full three points when they host a Flitwick Town Reserves outfit that are still in search of their first away point/points of the season.
Cutler Hammer action sees Kempston Hammers Sports go looking for their third home win on the bounce when visited by Potton Town. Whilst at Hillgrounds, Royal Oak Kempston entertain Sundon Park Rangers Colts in search of their first home win of the season. However at Greenfield Road, hosts Westoning Reserves look to defend their seasons 100% home record against high-flying second place visitors Stevington.
The final game in this division taking place at Jubilee Playing Fields,the venue for Wilshamstead Reserves home clash with Cranfield United Reserves.
In Division Four, league leaders Bedford Park Rangers will be expected to collect the full three points when they host yet to win this season Dunton A in Mowsbury Park. Whilst at Whiston Crescent, still unbeaten Clifton Reserves go into home action against fellow title contenders Marsh Leys who will arrive looking to defend their seasons 100% away record.
For Stewartby Village who are still unbeaten on the road this season, it’s a trip on the road to Bedford Road Recreation Ground to take on a Sandy Reserves outfit that are still to win on home soil this season.Whilst Kempston Athletic defend their seasons unbeaten home ways against Bedford Panthers at Hillgrounds.
Over at Keysoe Road,Thurleigh will start the firm favourites to collect the points on offer when visited by Goldington Hammers who travel in search of their first away point/points of the season.Whilst at Hinksley Road Recreation Ground, Dinamo Flitwick search out their first home win of the campaign when they host Shefford Town & Campton A.
The final game of the day taking Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves on the road to face Wootton Village at their Wootton Recreation Ground headquarters.
Action will then move on to Wednesday evening October 26th when at The Hollow, Potton United Reserves host Eastcotts AFC in a Bedfordshire FA Junior Cup Second Round tie kick off at 7.45pm.