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Sunday 26th January 2014
AFC Turvey move to the top of the division one league table.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College duly retained their seasons 100% home record and increased their lead at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table to six points with a 3-0 victory over Caldecote. Josh Sturniolo, Danny Pilgrim and Tom Marvin netting the vital goals. Whilst there were away wins for both Marston Shelton Rovers and AFC Oakley Sports M&DH. Rovers thanks to an own goal plus strikes from Jamie Cerminara and Ian Buckingham winning 3-1 at Pavenham for whom Daniel Boyle replied and for Oakley it was a 2-1 win at Shefford Town & Campton who were going down to their third consecutive home defeat.Antony Richens and Alistair Smith on the visitors scoresheet against a lone reply via Adam Larsen.
The scheduled game between Sharnbrook and Wilstead being waterlogged off as were the re-scheduled Britannia Cup games, Renhold United v Ickwell & Old Warden; Shillington v Flitwick Town and Wootton Blue Cross v Lidlington United Sports.
AFC Turvey are now the new leaders of the division one league table following their 2-0 home win over Shefford Town & Campton. A victory which not only retained their seasons unbeaten home ways but took their current winning ways up to six games. Adam Broughton and Lawrence Bentham on their scoresheet. The boys from Stonfields taking over the top spot from Sundon Park Rangers who duly lost their seasons 100% home record when beaten 1-0 by Elstow Abbey, Sam Donadio netting the lone goal from the penalty spot in the 63rd minute to end Abbey's four game losing league run.
Over at Groveside, Henlow having won their last seven league games were beaten 2-0 by an Eastcotts AFC side that now climbs up into third spot in the league table. Tony Milioti and Bradley Tempered netting the goals to take Eastcotts current unbeaten league run up to nine games. Whilst Woburn Lions claimed their first home win in six outings with a 4-1 victory over bottom of the table Bromham United. Antony Kostlw with a brace plus Daniel McLaren and Daniel Lees on the Lions scoresheet against a lone reply via Daniel Lupton.
The re-scheduled Centenary Cup ties, Brickhill Tigers v Bedford Sports Athletic and Goldington v Sandy waterlogged off.
Kings AFC are now up into fifth place in the league table following their 4-3 home win over AFC Harlington who are now without a win from their last 10 outings. Chris Greene with a hat-trick plus a strike from Ty Kelly doing the damage against visiting replies via Alex Barnwell twice and Jonathan Murray.
For Cranfield United it was a 2-1 victory, their third on the bounce at Potton United Reserves. David Adderson and Phil Kempsell on their scoresheet against a penalty in reply from United's Lee Adams. Whilst the clash between the bottom two sides saw bottom of the table Riseley Sports draw 1-1 at home against Renhold United Reserves. Daniel Green netting the home goal to end his sides six game losing run against a United reply from Earl Patterson.
The scheduled game between AFC Oakley Sports M&DH Reserves and Clifton waterlogged off.
Beds FA Junior Cup Quarter-finals
The shock of the round saw Potton Town beaten 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out at AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves after 90 minutes play had seen the sides deadlocked at 2-2. Paul Garrett and Humbento Ybonazo on the home scoresheet against replies from Chris Moore and Chris Cooper.
Also needing a penalty shoot-out to make it into the hat for the semi-final draw were Co-op Sports with a 6-5 shoot-out win over Queens Park Crescents after 90 minutes play had seen the sides deadlocked at 3-3. Tom Furr, Paul Power and Michael Brunton netting for the Co-op against replies via Ayaz Hussain twice and Sajjad Miah.
Alas for Great Barford it was a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Luton District & South Beds League FNE Rangers.
Meltis Albion remain five points clear at the head of the division three league table after they retained their seasons 100% home record with a 4-2 win over a Kempston Athletic side losing for the first time in league action on the road this season. Darren Allen with a brace plus Callum Stuart and Kieran Walsh netting for the Albion against Athletic replies via Billy Mills twice. Whilst second place Stevington despite falling behind to a Lee Rosborough penalty recovered to retain their seasons unbeaten away ways with a 3-1 victory at Elstow Abbey Reserves.
For Clifton Reserves it was their first victory for 12 outings with a 2-0 home win over Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves.Joe Marshall and Adam Norris netting the goals to take them off the bottom of the league table at the expense of AFC Bush whose own game at Wilstead Reserves was waterlogged off.
Also failing the beat the weather were the games, Kempston Hammers Sports v Kempston Con Club Sports and Westoning v Bedford Panthers.
FC Houghton remain five points clear at the head of the division four league table and now unbeaten in their last six starts after winning 2-1 at third place Wootton Village. Shaun Finlay and Lawrence Taylor on their scoresheet against a home reply from Aiden Medhurst. Whilst second place Meltis Albion Reserves ran out 5-1 winners at Caldecote A, Craig Damon with a hat-trick and Josh St Clair Pierre bringing up the nap hand against a lone home reply from Ryan Keegan.
Now up into fourth place in the league table are Clapham Sports who won 4-2 at Flitwick Town Reserves. Neil Larman netting twice alongside Daniel McShane and Karl Eccles against Town replies from Benn Ward and Dean Conway.
Also enjoying life on the road were Atletico Europa who won 2-0 at Moggerhanger United thanks to a brace of goals from Raiqwan Joseph and for Mid Beds Tigers it was a 4-2 home win over Dinamo Flitwick. Greg Instrell with a brace plus Daniel Cutmore and Brad Dennis on the Tigers scoresheet against two in reply from Jamie Burton.
The scheduled games between Bedford Park Rangers v Shefford Town & Campton A and Cranfield United Reserves v Sandy Reserves waterlogged off.
Preview for Saturday 1st February 2014.
Premier Division supported by Sportsform action this weekend sees league leaders AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College make their way to Rectory Road to face Shefford Town & Campton. Whilst second place Shillington will also be on the road and making tracks for Oakley Playing Fields to take on the hosting AFC Oakley Sports M&DH who will be out to defend their seasons unbeaten home ways.
Third place Wilstead will also be on the road,for them its a trip to Marston Playing Fields now unbeaten in their last five away outings to face a Marston Shelton Rovers side that has lost just the once on home soil this season.
Over on the Green, its local derby action between hosts Ickwell & Old Warden and Caldecote where with the hosts having lost just the once on home soil this season against the visitors recording just one away win this season you would expect the home side to prevail and keep above their visitors in the league table.
Other action comes at Pavenham Playing Fields, the venue at which hosts Pavenham receive a visit from Flitwick Town and at Renhold Playing Fields where hosts Renhold United will look to prevent bottom of the table Sharnbrook from collecting their first away win of the season.
Whilst at Weston Park, Wootton Blue Cross will be entertaining South Midlands League club Crawley Green in the semi-final of this seasons Bedfordshire FC Senior Trophy.
In Division One for league leaders AFC Turvey its a trip on the road to Bromham Playing Fields looking for their fifth away win on the bounce against bottom of the table Bromham United whose home record this season currently reads played 6, lost 6. Whilst second place Sundon Park Rangers will be in home action in Stockwood Park against a Shefford Town & Campton Reserves side who have failed to win any of their last six away outings.
Over at The Alexander Sports Centre, Goldington will be trying for the fourth weekend running to face Sandy and hopefully bring to an end a run of two consecutive home defeats. Whilst at Groveside its local derby action between Henlow and Marabese Ceramics, the Tilermen hitting the road in search of their third away win on the bounce well aware that Henlow have won four of their last five home league outings.
Other action comes at The Warren, the venue at which Elstow Abbey take on the visiting Woburn Lions and at Grange Road, for hosts Bedford Sports Athletic its a visit from Brickhill Tigers.
In Division Two both the the top two clubs will be on the road, league leaders Potton Town making tracks for Fisher Close to defend their seasons unbeaten away ways against a Great Barford side who to date are the only side to have beaten them in league action this season and for second place Clifton its a trip to New Grounds looking to take their winning ways up to six games against AFC Harlington who will be looking for just their second home win of the season.
For promotion chasing Queens Park Crescents its home Mowsbury Park action now unbeaten in their last five league starts when they receive a visit from bottom of the table Riseley Sports whose seven away league outings to date this season have all ended in defeat. Whilst second from bottom of the table Renhold United Reserves also without an away win to their name this season head for a Solway Road North outing against Co-op Sports.
Other action coming at Hillgrounds, the venue at which AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves look to end their run of three consecutive league defeats when called upon by Kings AFC and at Crawley Road, Cranfield United will be playing hosts to the visiting AFC Oakley Sports M&DH Reserves.
In Division Three, league leaders Meltis Albion will be looking for their third away win on the bounce when they journey to the Hockey Centre to face a Bedford Panthers side who they themselves will be looking for their third home win on the bounce. Whilst over at Stevington Playing Fields, second place Stevington will be in quest of their fifth consecutive league home win when called upon by bottom of the table AFC Bush who will hit the road still in search of their first away victory of the season.
Over at Whiston Crescent, second from bottom of the table Clifton Reserves take on a Kempston Hammers Sports side that are yet to win on the road this season and at Jubilee Playing Fields, Wilstead Reserves without a home win since the end of October play hosts to the visiting Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves. Whilst the final action in this division comes at Cutler Hammer, the venue at which hosts Kempston Con Club Sports now unbeaten in their last three home starts take on Westoning.
In Division Four its home action for the top two sides, league leaders FC Houghton defending their seasons unbeaten ways at Moore Crescent against the visiting Dinamo Flitwick and at Miller Road second place Meltis Albion Reserves will also be defending their seasons unbeaten home ways when called upon by Bedford Park Rangers.
However for third place Wootton Village its a trip on the road when they journey to Bedford Road Recreation Ground to face a Sandy Reserves side who will be looking for their fourth home win on the bounce.
Over at King George VI Playing Fields, fourth place Clapham Sports will be in search of their third home win on the bounce when Atletico Europa come calling and for bottom of the table Shefford Town & Campton A its the short journey to Redborne School in quest of their first away win of the season against the hosting Flitwick Town Reserves.
Other action coming at Sandy Place Academy where hosts Mid Beds Tigers receive a visit from a Cranfield United Reserves side that has lost its last three away outings and just up the A 603 at Moggerhanger Playing Fields, its local derby action between hosts Moggerhanger United and the visiting Caldecote A whose eight league away outings to date have all ended in defeat.