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Sunday 07th September 2014
Renhold United are the new Premier Division supported by Sportsform league leaders.
Tuesday 2nd September 2014
A lone goal just 10 minutes into the second half from Callum Davenport was enough to earn Elstow Abbey a 1-0 second round East Beds Junior Charity Cup win over Moggerhanger United in a game played under Cranfield United’s Crawley Road floodlights. The Abbey at the Semi-final stage will now face the winners of the Ickwell& Old Warden Reserves v Lea Sports PSG tie due to be played on The Green next Tuesday 9th September.
Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Premier Division supported by Sportsform action saw Wootton Blue Cross open their winning account for season 2014-15 with a 2-1 home win over Lidlington United Sports.Carl Ramsey and Phil Mathews netting the vital goals against a lone reply from Ben Marwood.The defeat for United sending them to the bottom of the early season league table.
After failing to raise a side at the weekend Kempston Hammers Sports opened their division two season with a 3-3 home draw against Renhold United Reserves. Minde Sirbirkls netting twice and Sunnie Sandu once from the penalty spot for the Hammers whilst the United replies that took them to the top of the table came from Lewis Debbenedittis with a brace and Michael France.
In division three, Cranfield United Reserves and Lea Sports both opened their season by sharing the spoils in a 0-0 draw.
Away from the league Shefford Town & Campton were 2-1 winners at Ickwell & Old Warden in an opening round Biggleswade Knock Cup encounter. Chris Slough netting both the Town’s goals in the 23rd and 52nd minute before Dan Threadgold replied for the home side four minutes later.
Saturday 6th September 2014
Premier Division supported by Sportsform
Renhold United are the new leaders of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform league table following their 4-0 home win over Pavenham. Jason Allison, Tom Foyle, Mark Reed and Antony Richens netting the goals to do the damage. Just goal difference behind them in second spot are Marston Shelton Rovers who needed twice to come from behind before securing a 5-3 home win over Sandy for whom Jonnie Stratford had shot 2-0 ahead and then placed his side back in front at 3-2 just before the half-time break. The Rovers goals coming from Dale Makiw, Lee Dudley, Dean Reid, Jamie Cerminara and Darren Allen.
Now in third spot are Shefford Town & Campton who begun life at their new Hitchin Road complex with a 3-1 victory over Flitwick Town. Andrew Hayday with a brace and Liam Beaumont on the home scoresheet against a lone reply from James Lewis.
Having started the day on top of the league table AFC Turvey now find themselves fourth after losing 4-1 at home to Ickwell & Old Warden.Dan Threadgold, Lee Threadgold, Andrew Vallom and Reuben Morrison on the visitors scoresheet against a home reply from Andrew Latimer.
Also enjoying life on the road were now fifth place AFC Oakley M&DH who won 3-0 at Sharnbrook thanks to goals from Rob Heaney, Steve Kuhne and George Cox plus there were away wins for both AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College and Wilstead. Town with strikes from Aaron Chaplin, Martin Ivy, Matt Cheveralls and Matty Phelan winning 4-3 at Lidlington United Sports for whom Grant Lovell, Liam Parker and Alex Burrows replied. Whilst Wilstead were 3-1 victors at Eastcotts AFC, Luke Prietzel, Liam Fenton and Kieran Brasier on their scoresheet against a lone Ashley Dummond reply for the home side.
Outside the league, Wootton Blue Cross proved to be no match for Biggleswade United in the FA Vase when going down 1-7 at home. Carl Ibbotson their lone goalscorer against United goals via Josiah Hunte with a hat-trick, Sam Nair with a brace plus Tom Cookman and Jude Eboji.
Sitting on top of the division one league table at the end of week two are Cranfield United who netted a 3-1 home victory over Marabese Ceramics thanks to a hat-trick from Jordan Appleton against a lone Tilermen reply from Keven Fehmi. Just goal difference behind them are Henlow who secured their second away win of the season with a late winner at Meltis Albion. James Campbell with a brace and Matt Wilson their goal heroes against Albion replies from Carl Townsend and Alexis Kamenan.
Elsewhere pre-season title favourites Elstow Abbey opened their season with a 2-0 win at Shefford Town & Campton Reserves. Myres Ferraro netting after 20 minutes and Andy Klein ensuring all three points with a 90th minute second goal.
However, the biggest away winners of the day were Bedford SA who went nap with a 5-0 win at Great Barford. James Munns, Joe Bridge, Paul Nirgo, Sam Walsh and Daniel Lupton all finding the back of the net. Whilst also going nap were AFC Oakley Sports M&DH Reserves with a 5-1 win at AFC Harlington. Stuart Kelly with a brace being supported by strikes from John Hislop, Ray Patrickson and Carl Page against a home reply from Matthew Jefferson.
Making it five away wins from the six games played were Sundon Park Rangers who won 4-0 at AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves where Matt Conway netted all four goals.
Just two weeks into the season only two sides remain with 100% records to occupy the top two slots in the league table. Leading the way are Meltis Albion Reserves who were 4-2 home winners over Kempston Con Club Sports. Sheldon Washington with a brace joined on the scoresheet by Marko Tobzic and Chris Boniface against Con Club replies from James Coates and Vincent Clark.
Whilst taking up second spot are Westoning who were 4-3 home winners over Clapham Sports. Shaun Cooksley with a brace supported by strikes from Cody O'Neil and Sam Taylor against Sportsmen replies via Sam Maddix, Grant Williams and Ryan Prior.
Now in third spot are Moggerhanger United who won 5-1 at Bedford United. Tony Norman leading the way with a hat-trick and joined on the scoresheet by Alex Wilshire and George Tyrer to shoot their side 5-0 ahead by half-time before the home side replied in the second period via Jamaal Dixon.
Also going nap on the road were Caldecote Reserves with a 5-3 victory at Wilstead Reserves.Jack Bruce, Ryan Ambrose, Nick Albone, Gary Allum and Simon Austin goals outgunning home replies via Jim Struthers, Ben Slater and Ryan Davenport.
Just a goal behind them and now sitting in fourth spot in the league table are Kempston Athletic who ran out 4-2 home winners over Renhold United Reserves. James Maxwell netting twice alongside Gary Whitbread and Gavin Matthews against United replies via Iain Asplin and Michael France.
In fifth spot are Stevington who were held to a 1-1 home draw by Kempston Hammers Sports.Colm Lawler their marksman against a Hammers reply from Martyn Humphries.
Elsewhere there were home wins for both Elstow Abbey Reserves and Wootton Village. Abbey with a 90th minute winning penalty from James Cane beating FC Houghton 2-1 who had replied to Ed Litchfield's opening 10th minute strike by levelling the match 15 minutes from time via Chris Hunter. Whilst the Village were 3-0 victors over Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves thanks to a Sahil Hanza hat-trick.
The early season leaders of the division three league table are Dinamo Flitwick who retained their seasons 100% record with a 1-0 victory at Sandy Reserves. Melvyn Ratcliffe netting the vital goal.
In second spot are Cranfield United Reserves who won 5-1 at Atletico Europa. Adam Kerr on the scoresheet three times alongside Mark Dring and Philip Distin against a lone home reply from Junior Ivy.
Sitting in third spot are Lea Sports PSG who were 2-0 home winners over Caldecote U20 thanks to goals from Ryan Davenport and Joe Henhem. Whilst fourth place is taken up by White Eagles who won 3-0 at Moggerhanger United Reserves with a brace from Marcin Ptak plus a strike from Michael Sikorski.
Elsewhere opening their season in style were Ickwell & Old Warden Reserves with a 3-1 home win over FC Serbia. Ahead in the 30th minute via Justin Patterson they were 3-0 ahead by the break following a brace from Miro Plater before the visitors netted two minutes into the second period with the goal of the game from Bozo Saso.
The final game in this section taking Clifton Reserves to a 4-2 victory at Mid Beds Tigers. Andy Harvey netting twice alongside single goals for Liam Churchman and Charlie Watson against Tigers replies via Lee Pyke and Daniel Whitten.
Preview for Saturday 13th September 2014
Action in the Premier Division supported by Sportsform division sees both of the top two clubs hitting the road and looking to maintain their 100% starts to the season. Current leaders Renhold United heading to Hurst Grove for a meeting with current bottom of the table Lidlington United Sports, whilst second place look to have a much more difficult task on their hands when they journey to Oakley Playing Fields and an outing against fifth place AFC Oakley M&DH who still hold down a seasons unbeaten record.
For third place Shefford Town & Campton its also a trip on the road to The Green where they will face Ickwell & Old Warden who will be on a high following their win at AFC Turvey last weekend. Whilst for AFC Turvey themselves its a tough looking home encounter at Thurleigh Playing Fields against last seasons runners-up AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College.
Alongside Lidlington United Sports just two other clubs are yet to gain a point this season and of the two Eastcotts AFC would love nothing better than points to come against their ex landlords Wootton Blue Cross who visit them at their new Sharnbrook Upper School base. Whilst Pavenham journey to Harvey Close to face an outing against Caldecote.
Other action coming on the 3G surface at Redborne School where Sharnbrook are the visitors to face hosts Flitwick Town and at Bedford Road Recreation ground where Sandy look for their first win of the season against the visiting Wilstead.
Like in the top flight, division one sees the current league leaders hit the road to meet the current bottom club, thus meaning a trip for Cranfield United to Everton Playing Fields to be hosted by Great Barford. Whilst second place Henlow following two away wins commence their Groveside home season with a visit from Riseley Sports.
Over at Stockwood Park Athletic Stadium third place Sundon Park Rangers will be playing hosts to Brache Sparta who were only accepted in league membership to replace Clifton last week.Whilst perhaps the game of the day in this division comes at the Warren, the venue at which Elstow Abbey play hosts to AFC Oakley M&DH Reserves.
Over at Miller Road, its home game number three on the bounce for Meltis Albion when they entertain Bedford SA who due to cricket making their home ground unavailable play their third away game on the bounce.
In two other fixtures for the four sides involved its the search of their first win of the season. At New Grounds, AFC Harlington play hosts to Potton Town and in Mowsbury Park, Queens Park Crescents face a visit from Shefford Town & Campton Reserves.
The final game in this division seeing Marabese Ceramics open their home season at Ickleford Playing Fields with a visit from AFC Kempston Town & Bedford College Reserves.
In division two there are away outings for the top two sides. Current leaders Meltis Albion Reserves on their way for a Renhold Playing Fields outing against Renhold United Reserves and Westoning heading for a Marston Playing Fields encounter with Marston Shelton Rovers Reserves.
Over at Horsehorse Close, both Moggerhanger United and visitors Stevington will look to maintain their seasons unbeaten ways, a comment that also applies to Kempston Athletic when they journey for a Jubilee Playing Fields outing against Wilstead Reserves and to Elstow Abbey Reserves who hit the road to King George VI Playing Fields to be hosted by Clapham Sports.
Other action comes at Moore Crescent, the venue at which FC Houghton search out for their opening point/points of the season against visitors Bedford United, at Cutler Hammer where hosts Kempston Hammers receive a visit from Caldecote Reserves and in Hillgrounds where Kempston Con Club Sports face Wootton Village.
With division three league leaders Dinamo Flitwick sitting the afternoon out we are almost certain to have new league leaders come the final whistles. Favourites to take over that mantle will be current second place Cranfield United Reserves who are in home Crawley Road action against bottom of the table Moggerhanger United Reserves. But should they slip up then Lea Sports PSG would go top with a home Pirton Playing Fields victory over the visiting Atletico Europa.
Other action sees both FC Serbia and Caldecote U20 seek out their first point/points of the season when they meet at the Bedford Academy and also in search of their first point/points of the season will be Sandy Reserves when they journey for a Hillgrounds meeting at White Eagles and Shefford Town & Campton U20 who open their 2014-15 season with a home game at Rectory Road against Mid Beds Tigers.
The final action seeing both Westoning U20 the hosts and Flitwick Town Reserves the visitors look to maintain their 100% seasons ways when they meet at Greenfield Road.